Faculty of Kinesiology

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 >

MPG on Campus Grand Opening Saturday, December 13

Mondetta Performance Gear – Mondetta’s fashion forward active wear collection – is on sale at this Saturday’s Grand Opening:         Saturday, December 13th 9 am – 6 pm 2nd floor Duckworth Centre 400 Spence Street – University of Winnipeg campus •    store discounts & giveaways all day long! (NOTE the store offers …Read more >

United Health and RecPlex dedicated to campus and community health

Enjoying the new United Health and RecPlex – photo by Kelly Morton Dedication ceremony held for $40 million recreation and wellness destination WINNIPEG, MB – A dedication ceremony was followed by public tours of the most significant recreation and wellness facility ever created in Winnipeg’s inner city community today, bringing The University of Winnipeg United …Read more >

RecPlex tour November 7 – all welcome

The RecPlex in action – community residents, students and Wesmen athletes enjoy the new space – October 5, 2014 Everyone welcome! Come take a tour of the new United Health and RecPlex on Friday, November 7, 2014, at 12:30 pm. The $40 million dollar UNITED Health and RecPlex is the most comprehensive athletic and wellness …Read more >

Join Us As We Celebrate A New Era

It’s an exciting time for those of us who teach, study, and conduct research in the area of Kinesiology, and who coach, plan, and lead athletic programming at The University of Winnipeg. What began with a few courses fifty years ago is today the Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health. Please join us as …Read more >

Fundraising dinner for Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology & Applied Health

The University of Winnipeg community will hold a fundraising dinner this fall in support of its newly-named Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology & Applied Health.  The year 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of kinesiology courses being offered at The University of Winnipeg. The UWinnipeg community celebrates this milestone as it embarks on a new era of research and excellence in partnership with …Read more >

Research and programs at work in Kinesiology and Applied Health

RESEARCH AND PROGRAMS AT WORK: Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health UNITED Health & RecPlex – June 2014 GREAT-WEST LIFE HEALTHY CAMPUS AND RESEARCH CENTRE Heads Up Concussion Institute  The Heads Up Concussion Institute was established in 2012 with three pillars of action  – Prevention, Management and Research of concussions. The Institute is active in …Read more >