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Study aims to increase physical activity in people with pre-diabetes

January 22, 2021 — 
A research team at the University of Manitoba is currently seeking participants for a study exploring interventions designed to help people with pre-diabetes to both increase and sustain their levels of physical activity.

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Disappointed fans at sports stadium watching the game in disbelief by Jacob Lund from Noun Project

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COVID-19’s impact on NBA fans

January 21, 2021 — 
In a recently published study, FKRM prof Ben Schellenberg shed's light on the plight of NBA fans during the league's suspension of play last season.

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Wpg Free Press: The mighty quinzhee

January 18, 2021 — 
Excavating a snowy shelter is the perfect project for a Winnipeg winter afternoon. Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht shows you how.

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Mentoring Mondays: Michele Sung

January 18, 2021 — 
Despite decades of success on the basketball court, Michele Sung [BKin/09] believes winning isn’t the be-all-end-all for student-athletes

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FKRM Alumni Speaker Series: Robyn Stewart

January 14, 2021 — 
An accomplished Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management alumna with close to 20 years of event management experience, Robyn Stewart of the Western Canadian Music Alliance is the featured guest for episode three of the faculty's Alumni Speaker Series.

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For those who teach children ages five and under, communicating while wearing a mask may have special challenges. (Shutterstock)

Top Conversation Canada stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
Take a look at illuminating research written by members of our community

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TSN: Affidavits outline alleged abuse, harassment and hazing in junior hockey

December 10, 2020 — 
"Hockey hazing continues to this day with management fully aware of its presence,” wrote FKRM professor jay johsnson in a report on hazing that accompanied the affidavits by former CHL players.

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CTV: Winnipeggers head outside to keep active during a COVID-19 winter

December 10, 2020 — 
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it tough to break a sweat, but that isn't stopping some Winnipeggers from getting some fresh air. Exercise is a good way to preserve your mental health, says FKRM prof Shaelyn Strachan.

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Recreation Services launches Virtual Health and Fitness site

November 23, 2020 — 
The Recreation Services team has launched the Virtual health and fitness page that will provide members with online workout options while facilities are temporarily closed.

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FKRM Alumni Speaker Series: Braden Cruise

November 17, 2020 — 
Fourth-year medical student & FKRM class of 2017 alumnus Braden Cruise is the featured guest for episode two of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management Alumni Speaker Series.

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