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Richard Sylvester

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

FKRM Alumni Speaker Series: Richard Sylvester

February 8, 2021 — 
With a mission to use his education and experience to help athletes achieve success, safety, and enjoyment in sport, FKRM alumnus Richard Sylvester shares more about his journey Tuesday, Feb. 23 on IG Live.

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Dan Henhawk

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Sport for reconciliation: Re-storying sport for development

February 4, 2021 — 
The Feb. 18 seminar will cast a critical Indigenous lens on the colonial tensions surrounding sport for development and reconciliation.

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Woman having online meeting with colleagues on a video call working from home by Jacob Lund from Noun Project

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

A safe virtual space for BIPOC students, staff & alumni

February 2, 2021 — 
The FKRM student council has created a safe space for the BIPOC community to share and connect in a virtual setting.

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Taylor Tutkaluke outside in winter

Kinesiology student appreciates support and resources of Access Program

January 28, 2021 — 
I definitely recommend "Access to anyone starting university. Access goes above and beyond to provide us with support. I can’t imagine my university experience without it." - Taylor Tutkaluke

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Office of Sustainability

Gather your virtual team for the Jack Frost Challenge

January 26, 2021 — 
The Office of Sustainability is inviting the University of Manitoba (UM) community to get outside and enjoy the winter weather during the Jack Frost Challenge

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Smiling woman smiling and looking over her right shoulder by Alia Youssef from Noun Project

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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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Robyn Stewart

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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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