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.
Elementary students become virtual mountaineers through Everest 3.0.
HKR student recognized for leadership and dedication to recreation.
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.
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 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.
Saturday, May 7 will be the first time ever that the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (SHKR) at Memorial University will be offering a spring session of its FREE kids movement program called PLAY (physical literacy for all youth).
HKR was recognized at the Student Volunteer Bureau and the City of St. John's volunteer reception on Friday. The inaugural Building Healthy Communities at Memorial award was given to the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Society and the school received the 2016 Glenn Roy Blundon Award for excellence in disability accommodation. Congratulations to all nominees and recipients!
There’s a growing public awareness and momentum to promote positive body image. Researchers with the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation are hoping to continue to influence the conversation especially around improving body image in sport.
HKR alumni are in communities and schools collaborating to support healthy active living in youth like this recent project where Recreation alumni Ms. Ashley Button and Ms. Carla Sullivan and Bachelor Physical Education graduate Ms. Kim Gilbert working together.
A team from Memorial University is currently investigating ways to improve quality of life for persons with multiple sclerosis (MS).
New research lead by HKR's Dr. David Behm reviews hundreds of studies to determine the best way to stretch to improve range of motion and prevent injury during sports and exercise.
At its annual conference in Hamilton, ON in October, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) presented Dr. David Behm with its highest form of recognition the CSEP/SCPE Honor Award. This is the first time in 30 years since the award’s inception that a researcher from Atlantic Canada has won.