Faculty of Kinesiology

UWinnipeg hosting panel on healthy development for young athletes

In advance of the 2017 Canada Summer Games, The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health will be hosting a panel on supporting success in young athletes through healthy development. Taking place this Monday, June 26, the panel will feature experts from across the Canadian sports landscape discussing topics including injury prevention, recovery, …Read more >

New Balance is a step to a healthy future

UWinnipeg’s Sun Life Diabetes Awareness and Education Program students received a generous donation from Canadian Footwear that included pairs os New Balance running shoes for the students.

Understanding Gestational diabetes

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Danielle Defries (kinesiology and applied health) has received $32,000 from the Manitoba Medical Research Service foundation for her research in Gestational diabetes (GDM).

UWinnipeg granted $62,000 for medical research

UWinnipeg was granted a total of $62,000 from the Manitoba Medical Service Foundation for two research projects. They will be recognized with their fellow award recipients at a reception at Manitoba Blue Cross today.

UWinnipeg student promoting mental health during Royal Visit

When Danielle Sicotte was told she would be meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their Royal Visit to Canada, she thought it was a joke.

RBC supports community recreation in RecPlex

UWinnipeg, in partnership with Spence Neighbourhood Association, received a $25,000 RBC Learn to Play Project grant today. This will allow hundreds of inner city youth and families to access high-quality programming for free.

UWinnipeg’s Sun Life Diabetes Awareness and Education Program

Since its inception in 2013, over 120 students have participated in the program designed to improve their type 2 diabetes knowledge and understanding of the simple, everyday things they can do to improve their health and food choices.

UWinnipeg talent heads to Pan Am Games

  WINNIPEG, MB – Dedicated University of Winnipeg folks with specific areas of expertise are heading to Toronto to participate in the 2015 Pan Am Games, which run from July 10 to 26. Larry McKay will be putting his coaching skills to good use. McKay is head coach of UWinnipeg’s Wesmen Men’s Volleyball Team. During …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction

Three highly accomplished women who are part of the University of Winnipeg community were honoured with 2015 YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards on Wednesday, May 6. The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to: Dr. Anna Stokke – Community Activism & Social Enterprise Dr. Stokke is an Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics at UWinnipeg. Her …Read more >

Canadian Footwear donates new shoes for teens

 Youth enrolled in UWinnipeg’s Sun Life Diabetes Awareness & Education Program benefit with high quality footwear Brian Scharfstein, President of Canadian Footwear, donates shoes to Winnipeg teens   WINNIPEG, MB –Today 26 students from Gordon Bell High School got to put their best foot forward. Brian Scharfstein, President of Canadian Footwear, donated 26 pairs of …Read more >