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student-athletes pictured at the Active Living Centre

Another great year for Bisons in the classroom

November 23, 2020 — 
For the fourth consecutive season, Bisons student-athletes have set a new record at the University of Manitoba for the largest number of U SPORTS Academic All-Canadians

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Braden Cruise

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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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Jennifer Hensel

UM well represented in CBC list of Future 40

November 9, 2020 — 
The first set of ten CBC Manitoba's Future 40 Awards has been announced, and it includes several from the UM community

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Ayesha Saleem at the University of Manitoba

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

FKRM prof recognized with CBC Future 40 award

November 9, 2020 — 
For her research and teaching on aging, exercise and childhood diseases, Ayesha Saleem has been highlighted by CBC Manitoba for her outstanding contributions to the community.

Dong Lien wearing a Philadelphia Phillies hoodie

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

FKRM Alumni Speaker Series: Dong Lien

November 2, 2020 — 
Amongst his belongings is a 2008 World Series ring and a UM degree parchment. Dong Lien, assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Philadelphia Phillies, is the featured guest for first instalment of the faculty's Alumni Speaker Series.

An older adult in a recreation-type setting

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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.

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

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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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