School of Human Kinetics and Recreation News

Danielle Adams at the 2545 class weekend adventure during summer 2016.

Trio of courses boosts recreation students’ environmental awareness.


Varsity athlete and graduate Katherine Vanden Elzen

Varsity experience influences fall graduate’s career choice.

Roul Lifing

Kinesiology graduate making her mark in power sport


Girl Run Club Team

Providing positive, alternative messaging for junior high age girls

From left are Dan Hodgson, Jonathan Reid, Dr. David Behm, Rebecca Greene and Nehara Herat on the St. Johnís campus. Missing from the photo is Israel Halperin.

HKR 'five-generation project' includes high school student.

Kenneth Joshua presenting in India

Graduate student hopes to challenge and change perceptions

Keith Taylor

Provincial accolades for former physical education director.


Dr. Kevin Power

Simple movement or complex motor output?

Dr. David Behm

An international study led by a Memorial researcher takes a closer look at the best ways to stretch before you exercise or play sports. As it turns out, most of us have been probably doing it wrong all along, particularly when it comes to static stretching.

Everest 3.0

Elementary students become virtual mountaineers through Everest 3.0.

Michael Carter with representatives from Rec NL

HKR student recognized for leadership and dedication to recreation.

Brandon Snow

Brandon Snow, who is legally blind, did not let his genetic condition get in the way of completing his degree.

His success is being celebrated this week; he crossed the stage to pick up his bachelor of kinesiology degree on June 1.

Charissa Reeves

When Charissa Reeves walked back into a classroom as a mature undergraduate student who was also a single parent, her perspective, needs, experiences and challenges were often different than her fellow classmates.

James Young

James Young is a man in motion.

He has accomplished much in his first year at Memorial, which is not surprising since he is always on the move—fitting for a master of science (kinesiology) student, working with world-renowned researcher Dr. David Behm.