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Kinesiology and Recreation Management News Archive

Peter Nickerson

Elite researchers recognized with Rh Awards

May 27, 2022 — 
Eight UM faculty members to receive Rh Awards, recognizing excellence in research, scholarly work and creative activities

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Derek swims in the Joyce Fromson Pool

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UM Recreation Services member testimonial: Derek Andriy Patten

May 26, 2022 — 
Derek Andriy Patten (he/him or they/them) is a graduate student at the University of Manitoba who is an avid user of the Joyce Fromson pool and other areas of the Active Living Centre (ALC).

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Fort Garry Campus-Pedway and Engineering and Admin

Get active with an accessible community walk on Sneaker Day

May 18, 2022 — 
Let’s reconnect and celebrate being back together on campus!

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A photo where a hockey referee blows a whistle and points at the viewer.


Hockey parents who yell at referees

May 17, 2022 — 
Hockey referees are quitting in the province and, when asked, referees often state that spectator abuse is a reason for quitting.

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A group of dentistry students stand wearing white coats, smiling

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UM Recreation Services Testimonial: Amirali Paknahad

May 3, 2022 — 
Amirali Paknahad is a dentistry student who uses the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre, located at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus, with a group of his classmates.


For people who exercise in a group, their sense of connection to the group may not translate into skills that help them exercise alone. (Shutterstock)

Research and International

For people who exercise in groups, ‘we’ has benefits — but don’t lose sight of ‘me’

April 29, 2022 — 
If you are looking to support your exercise routine and stay flexible in the face of challenges, having a sense of “we” is great, but don’t lose sight of your sense of “me.”

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Kerri Chase smiles, wearing a black long sleeve

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

FKRM’s Kerri Chase announces retirement

April 26, 2022 — 
Congratulations are in order for Kerri Chase, the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (JDRC) supervisor, who has announced her retirement after twelve years at UM.


Amirali lifts weights

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

UM Recreation Services member testimonial project underway

April 18, 2022 — 
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the recreation facilities and programs at the University of Manitoba have seen many changes as decision-makers grapple with changing restrictions and difficult circumstances.

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Celebrating Indigenous health principles through art

April 14, 2022 — 
Artist Kristin Flattery shares her vision and talent with FKRM

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Mavignier and teammate jump in celebration on the soccer field, wearing Bisons jerseys

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Bisons alum Bruna Mavignier makes it to Canada Soccer

April 13, 2022 — 
Bruna Mavginier, former Bisons soccer player, coach, and UM alum, has recently been hired full-time with Canada Soccer, working as a sports scientist with the NDC (National Development Centre) program in Ontario and the U-17 National Team, which will be travelling to the Dominican Republic for the Concacaf World Cup qualifiers on Thursday.

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