Dr. Daniel Fuller’s research efforts of leveraging technology to improve physical activity is gaining attention on a global scale.
The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR) wishes Dr. Heather Carnahan continued success as she concludes her five-year term as dean, and returns to pursue her research passions fulltime.
The search committee for the role of dean of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation has completed its work and recommended Dr. Linda Rohr for the position for a five-year term. Read more...
Solemn silence cloaked the room as Elder Emma Reelis asked for blessing on the collaborative efforts of participants gathered for the recent Indigenous Fall Prevention Symposium.
The event brought together members of Indigenous communities and professionals who work with them at the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation on Monday, June 11. Sponsored by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the symposium explored how to prevent falls among Indigenous older adults. Read more...
By pursuing her passions through applied study, Rebecca Greene has achieved remarkable academic success and is mapping a path for her future.
Ms. Greene, of Outer Cove, N.L., will collect her bachelor of kinesiology (hons.)(co-op.) degree during convocation ceremonies at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre on May 30. Read more...
All-around player: Varsity athlete, volunteer and bachelor of kinesiology honours graduate headed to medical school
Honours student, varsity athlete, community volunteer, student leader — and now spring graduate.
Bachelor of kinesiology graduate Logan Slade, who is from St. John’s, has soaked up every aspect of the student experience during his undergraduate years at Memorial. Read more...
Like it or not, cities are constantly changing.
The urban fabric of St. John’s and the communities on the Avalon Peninsula have changed dramatically in the past 10 years. Our communities will continue to change. Read more...
It is widely known in exercise rehabilitation circles that arm cycling is good for neurological recovery. But, how?
Is there an optimal cycling intensity? How long should one cycle? Read more...
Memorial University’s School of Human Kinetics and Recreation is excited to announce it’s new Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Recreation Co-operative (BHKRC) program.
“I don’t own a car. I bike.”
Brad Wade says his conversations with friends frequently go down this path.
“I sold my car in 2015 with the intention of using my bike as my primary mode of transportation year round,” said the Memorial alumnus (B.Sc.’17).
In Dr. David Yi’s office in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, a little blue elephant sits on his desk.
The figurine is a sign that students are welcome to come in and talk about any mental health issues they or someone close to them may be experiencing.
What effect does sitting for long periods of time have on the flexibility and muscle function of the back?
That’s the question a new study led by a multidisciplinary team at Memorial hopes to answer.
The team is led by Dr. Diana De Carvalho, assistant professor, Faculty of Medicine, who is cross-appointed to the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. Read more...
Physical activity, which includes walking, is a key determinate of health. So, in a world of fast roads, convenience cab rides, and two vehicle families: why walk? What motivates or deters you from walking to work, the grocery store or school?
Memorial University recently hosted walkability experts from across Canada for a workshop to explore how we can better measure features that encourage or discourage people from walking.
A research team in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation is getting creative in an effort to show the impact of federal funding on their research.
Dr. Daniel Fuller, Canada Research Chair in Population Activity and assistant professor in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, and his team are taking part in the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) #IAmInnovation Twitter contest. Read more...
Faculty, staff, employers, donors, friends and family gathered with Human Kinetics and Recreation students on Thursday, November 23, 2017 for Academic Awards Night.
To all award recipients, congratulations and wishes for continued success in all your future endeavors!
“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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