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Study seeking recreation staff to share experiences during COVID-19

October 19, 2020 — 
A team of Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management researchers are conducting a study exploring the experiences of recreation staff working in personal care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The research team descibed in the article receiving a trophy for best presentation at a ceremony in New York.

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FKRM prof nets global prize for research in aging

October 16, 2020 — 
A team featuring UM's Dr. Ayesha Saleem has been recognized on the international stage for their contribution to research in aging.

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A graphic with an image of Dr. Delia Douglas and the event title Black Female Athletes and the Politics of Resistance

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Black female athletes and the politics of resistance

October 14, 2020 — 
Presented by Dr. Delia Douglas, the Nov. 4 FKRM Research Seminar Series explores the activism and resistance of Black female athletes.

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Shoulder posture study seeking participants

October 14, 2020 — 
The study, entitled Effect of Myofascial Release on Shoulder Posture, is exploring the effect two different four-minute myofascial release treatments have on shoulder posture, muscle length, muscle activity and movement performance.

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Curtain call for the class of 2020

October 14, 2020 — 
Adam Decker, who earned his PhD conducting research with Cirque du Soleil, joins 15 of his fellow FKRM graduands in earning degrees at Fall Convocation.

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Mini U seeking swim leaders

September 22, 2020 — 
Looking to put your bronze cross to good use? Mini U Programs is hiring lifeguards and swim leaders for the 2020 fall season.

A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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An open letter from Dean Brown regarding Scholar Strike Canada

September 9, 2020 — 
While this two-day protest is amplifying the goals of the Black Lives Matter Movement, it is important to acknowledge that this work must be ongoing. I hope that all of our engagement with the Scholars Strike will help us identify concrete actions that the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management can take to end systemic racism.

a couple people on the cardio machines at Joe Doupe Recreation Centre

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Recreation continues to re-open

September 2, 2020 — 
Bannatyne campus' Joe Doupe Recreation Centre re-opens Sept. 8.

Leisha Strachan standing in an outdoor rink.

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Wpg Free Press: City’s rec programs mired in COVID-19 closures

September 1, 2020 — 
With reduced offerings of youth recreation programs due to COVID-19, FKRM professor Leisha Strachan says it's time to re-imagine the role of recreation and sport and how we can still participate.

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