Faculty of Kinesiology

Tracking attitudes towards mental illness

UWinnipeg prof receives $56,000 grant as part of international study People with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder often face social isolation because others are fearful and uninformed about these conditions. An international study hopes to lessen the stigma and give young people more information about mental health disorders using a virtual reality …Read more >

KINect: Linking Research and Practice – open to all Nov 3

Everyone is invited to find out about the latest research faculty and students have been working on in the Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health. The event takes place Friday, November 3, 2017 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm in the Duckworth Centre (room 3D01). Here is a sample of the research that will be …Read more >

More Indigenous students seeking advanced degrees

               Overall enrolment for Fall 2017 stable with 9,359 students WINNIPEG, MB – The number of Indigenous students choosing to continue their studies in graduate programs at The University of Winnipeg has almost doubled , and incoming Indigenous students now constitute 13% of the student body  (up from 12% last year), among the highest …Read more >

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.