Going pro: HKR alum coaching in NHL

“It was a winding road to get here. I still wake up some mornings and wonder how it happened.”

Chris Osmond, head strength and conditioning coach with the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, started his journey to professional sports at Memorial University. Read more...


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Walkability Factors: Canada Research Chair receives funding for healthy cities initiative

Ever wish your neighbourhood was more user friendly?

Wider sidewalks, more streetlights, healthier food options? These amenities may not only make you happier, they may also make you live longer.

Dr. Daniel Fuller, a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Population Physical Activity, and an assistant professor in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial, is testing this theory as part of a national group that recently received federal funding. Read more...


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Fair Play: HKR professor working to ensure access to physical activity for all

Many people take for granted their ability to work out, participate in recreation or attend an event.

For some individuals it’s not that easy. How do we ensure everyone has fair access to participate in physical activity, which is crucial for lifelong health and wellness? Read more...


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