Faculty of Kinesiology

UNITED Health & RecPlex brings new energy to campus and inner city youth

$40 million facility creates new recreation and wellness destination for students and Central Winnipeg residents; enhances downtown and West End renewal WINNIPEG, MB – The most significant recreation and wellness facility ever created in Winnipeg’s inner city community – The University of Winnipeg UNITED Health & RecPlex – officially opened its doors to welcome students …Read more >

Honouring Graduating Students

Every student has a story worth celebrating.

UWinnipeg licence plate available to everyone – on sale June 9

      Students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff members and the public will be able to purchase a new University of Winnipeg specialty licence plate beginning next week, Andrew Swan, minister responsible for Manitoba Public Insurance, announced today. The University of Winnipeg licence plate, to be administered by Manitoba Public Insurance, will be available …Read more >

Rettie legacy lives on inside UNITED Health & RecPlex

Rettie family gift enhances UWinnipeg’s baseball program Left  to right – David Fitzpatrick, Dean of Kinesiology, UWinnipeg; Alex Gardiner (Rettie son-in-law); Nancy Rettie (daughter); Joan Rettie; AnnaMaria Toppazzini, Director, University Advancement; Dean Melvie, GM Athletic and Wellness Facilities, UWinnipeg – May 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – The Rettie family has made a donation to The University …Read more >

CMCC and UWinnipeg sign articulation agreement

WINNIPEG, MB  — An articulation agreement between the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) was signed today, creating a new academic pathway for qualified students to concurrently complete a Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology degree (Honours) and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in seven years, instead of eight. It is the …Read more >

UWinnipeg diabetes team empowering inner city youth

  Team to share early successes of the Sun Life Youth Diabetes Awareness and Education Program at international conference Program supporters Canadian Footwear and Roblin Athletics donated shoes and advised students on the benefits of proper footwear in an active lifestyle – Brian Sharfstein from Canadian Footwear fitting one of the Grade 11 Gordon Bell …Read more >

Generous gift creates Great-West Life Healthy Campus and Research Centre

 Community wellness hub anchors new UNITED Health & RecPlex – Architect’s rendering  May 2014  WINNIPEG, MB –The most comprehensive athletic, health, wellness and healing facility ever built in the heart of Winnipeg’s inner city will now include the Great-West Life Healthy Campus and Research Centre, thanks to a generous $500,000 gift announced today from Great-West …Read more >

Tackling Concussions

The University of Winnipeg’s Heads Up Concussions Institute in partnership with Sport Medicine, the University of Regina, Stop Concussion and Concussion Care Community Clinic are hosting an important evening dedicated to tackling current knowledge about concussions entitled Concussion: Risk Assessment and Management. The Centre for Disease Control estimates 5 to 10% of athletes will experience …Read more >

Olympic Games – experts on campus

The University of Winnipeg has faculty members with expertise in coaching, fair play, concussions and the Olympic movement as the XXII Olympic Winter Games get underway in Sochi, February 7 to 23, 2014. DR. GLEN BERGERON – Concussion, medical team, sport injuries, the Olympic experience Has been to five Olympics: On the Canadian medical team …Read more >

Program to prevent diabetes among inner city youth under way

The UWinnipeg Sun Life Diabetes Awareness and Education Program began this week; the first participants are 21 grade nine and 10 students from UWinnipeg’s Collegiate Model School.