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U of M prof adds Amazon Prime film producer to his credits

June 10, 2019 — 
Aside from being a noted expert in perceptual motor behaviour, Dr. Steven Passmore is also a writer/producer of three short films. His latest, 'Sue Aside', is now streaming on Amazon Prime in the US.

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The Conversation: How your phone can interrupt the good vibes of a summer music festival

June 7, 2019 — 
As many people head to their favourite festival they will do so with their mobile phone safely tucked into their pocket. But what most people don’t consider is how this will impact their experience — for better or worse.

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Father’s Day weekend at the Active Living Centre

June 4, 2019 — 
On June 15 & 16, dads are invited to use the fitness and recreation facilities at the University of Manitoba's Fort Garry campus for FREE during Father’s Day Open House.

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‘I know you’ll make us proud’

June 4, 2019 — 
Congratulations to the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management class of 2019.

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Most people don’t know how to get out of a sinking vehicle

June 3, 2019 — 
How to get out of a submerging vehicle isn't common knowledge according to a Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management study.

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CBC: ‘Mr. Track and Field’ Jim Daly remembered as generous, energetic coach

May 27, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba and Bison Sports mourns the passing of local track and field icon, Jim Daly.

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From frail to fit: Activity-based approaches to lessen functional decline

May 24, 2019 — 
Noted professor of neuromuscular and exercise physiology, Dr. Jennifer Jakobi, is slated to visit the U of M to present on fraility and activity May 29.

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Mini U experience leads to important future helping others

May 21, 2019 — 
It takes empathy and patience to make it as an occupational therapist. Emily Carey honed those attributes—and more—in her time with Mini U Programs.

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How passionate people respond when good things happen

May 17, 2019 — 
A new Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management study found that the ways in which passionate people respond when good things happen in their favourite activities depends on their predominant passion type.

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This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a number of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae diplococcal bacteria. Note that extending from the organisms’ exterior were type IV pili, or hair-like appendages, which in this case, are used to promote motility for these bacteria, and improve surface adherence. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

Research pushing the boundaries

May 13, 2019 — 
Early career researchers are among the inaugural recipients of funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund

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