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Congratulations to Professor Bill Sheel for receiving the CSEP Mentorship Award

October 18, 2021
Congratulations to Professor Bill Sheel for being awarded the CSEP Mentorship Award which recognizes a Professor or Advisor in the Exercise Science field for their dedication and mentorship to their students and/or their faculty.


Congratulations to Drs. Mark Beauchamp, Darren Warburton and their co-authors for their newly published study.

October 13, 2021
  Congratulations to Drs. Mark Beauchamp, Darren Warburton and their co-authors for their newly published study on the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, that found in first-time parents, mothers may be more responsive than fathers to couple-based planning skills intervention to support physical activity. For the full paper, Click Here.


Congratulations to Robert Boushel on receiving the 2021 Spirit Award in Excellence in Partnership.


  Dr. Boushel was recognized for his visionary leadership supporting exercise and diet intervention directly into primary care practice. The Pacific Northwest Primary Care Network (PCN) is the first in the province, and country, to officially recognize kinesiologists in team-based health care professions. The Spirit Award is modelled after the rare and elusive Spirit Bear, the […]


Congratulations to Drs. Eli Puterman, Mark Beauchamp, Michael Koehle and to Benjamin Hives, Nicole Grishin, Stacy Hutton, and Nicole Mazara for their new published paper.

October 1, 2021
New findings: COVID-19 Pandemic and Exercise (COPE) trial: a multigroup pragmatic randomised controlled trial examining effects of app-based at-home exercise programs on depressive symptoms. Congratulations to Drs. Eli Puterman, Mark Beauchamp, Michael Koehle and to Benjamin Hives, Nicole Grishin, Nicole Mazara, Stacy Hutton, and Nicole Mazara for their new paper published by the British Journal […]


Congratulations to Nikki Hodges & Pearson Wyder-Hodge for their published Topical Review: Perceptual-cognitive Skills, Methods, and Skill-based Comparisons in Interceptive Sports

September 22, 2021
In this article, the authors provide “definitional clarity regarding whether a skill is primarily visual attentional (ranging from fundamental/low-level skills to high-level skills) or cognitive”, and review those skills that have been studied using sport-specific stimuli or tests, such as postural cue anticipation in baseball, as well as those that are mostly devoid of sport […]