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Seminar focuses on psychological components in physical activity in the elderly

January 19, 2016 — 

The next installment of the popular FKRM’s Health, Leisure, and Human Performance Research Institute’s (HLHPRI) Seminar Series takes place Friday, January 22 with Everyday physical activity in late life: The role of psychological mindsets.

We will have the privilege of hearing a presentation from Dr. Judith Chipperfield’s internationally known research group on their their ground-breaking and important work on the psychological components involved in physical activity in the elderly.

What: HLHP Research Institute Seminar Series — ‘Everyday physical activity in late life: The role of psychological mindsets’
Who: Judith Chipperfield, PhD & Jeremy Hamm, PhD
When: Friday, Jan 22, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Room 136, Frank Kennedy Centre, University of Manitoba

The Seminar Series is HLHPRI flagship program, intended to foster the dissemination and discussion of the highly relevant and ever-evolving knowledge on health, leisure, and human performance, and the interaction of this knowledge across disciplines.

Future topics and dates include:

  • Joanne Parsons, PhD, University of Manitoba, February 5, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
    Preventing sports injuries in young athletes
  • Luc Tremblay, PhD, University of Toronto, February 12, 2016 2:30 p.m.
    How you grab your cup of coffee
  • Mary Jung, PhD, University of British Columbia Okanagan, March 4, 2016 2:30 p.m.
    HIIT it or HATE it? The Affective, Social Cognitive, and Adherence responses to HIIT, and implications for health and diseased populations
  • Moss Norman, PhD; Michael Hart, PhD; LeAnne Petherick, PhD, & Heather McRae PhD, University of Manitoba, March 11, 2016 2:30 p.m.
    Looking back while moving forward: Preliminary findings from an intergenerational examination of Cree physical cultures and masculinities


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