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Exercise, people liked to think, was a simple bargain: If you put in the work, you would reap the benefits – Gurd, Bonafiglia, and Preobrazenski examine the myth.   A Queen’s University study put 14 volunteers through a that involved cycling at 65 per cent of their peak work rate. For some people, 65 per...
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Dr. Robert Ross
Dr. Robert Ross has been elected a 2018 Fellow of the Academy of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.  Fellows of the Academy are elected on the basis of their demonstrated leadership, creativity, distinctive competencies and commitment to the advancement of academic health sciences.  Membership is considered one of the highest honours for members of the...
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Queen’s Athletics and Recreation and School of Kinesiology and Health Studies mourns the loss of Donna Gallagher.   Former Professor and Gaels women’s volleyball, field hockey and badminton head coach Donna Gallagher passed away July 18, 2018 in Kingston at the age of 77. Donna, a former member of the faculty of the School of...
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The Allure of East Van’s Gritty Goods.   (snipped from The Tyee)  Neighbourhood brands change over time as the neighbourhoods themselves change.  “It’s not necessarily a good or bad thing, but rather is a question of whose purposes are served,” said Jeffrey Masuda, a human geographer at the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University.  A...
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Dr. Kyra Pyke has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the John G. Freeman Faculty Excellence Award for 2017/2018.  This award is given to a faculty member who has made a significant contribution to the SGPS (Society of Graduate and Professional Students) membership in the realm of teaching, supervision, and/or mentorship. LINK to award details...
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Science Rendezvous
On May 12, Queen’s University researcher Dr. Kyra Pyke and the Heart and Stroke Foundation will join forces at Science Rendezvous for a heart health exhibit jam-packed with fun, educational games and activities for the whole family.             This year’s displays will mark the fifth year of an ongoing partnership between the organizations designed to...
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Christine’s dissertation project, funded by SSHRC, will explore experiences of racialized Canadians with medical assist in dying.   Four new Vanier Scholars were named at Queen’s for 2018/2019 – including Christine Moon, SKHS PhD Student.   Christine’s doctoral work will help the public understand what assisted dying means to racialized Canadians. Read the FULL STORY...
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In The News – March 24, 2017 Ian Janssen (SKHS Prof) & Veronica Poitras (SKHS PhD Grad) discuss sedentary behaviour & benefits of physical activity Scanlan: Kids are now heavier, rounder and weaker — the fix ought to be simple (snipped from the Ottawa Sun)  Wayne Scanlan  /  First posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017 07:00 PM EDT |...
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