Posts Tagged: School of Kinesiology

Olympic and Paralympic expert available to comment on Canada and 2020 Tokyo Games

March 23, 2020

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) announced today that Canadian athletes will not be sent to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo due to…

Use of rewards app lifts more than 100,000 Canadians out of ‘high risk’ physical inactivity

March 3, 2020

With the amount of time Canadians spend using their smartphones being linked to an increase in sedentary behaviour, it may seem counter-intuitive that a smartphone app can lead to enhanced…

New study shows menstrual cycles have no effect on cognitive benefits of exercise

November 5, 2019

The majority of exercise neuroscience studies (64 per cent) have not included female participants due to the frequently held belief that hormonal fluctuations – linked to menstrual cycles – may…

Brain health of older adults enhanced by low-intensity physical activity

February 28, 2019

Older adults who engage in short bursts of physical activity can experience a boost in brain health even if the activity is carried out at a reasonably low intensity, according…

Sport Management experts available to comment on Pyeongchang Olympics and Paralympics

January 22, 2018

With the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games just weeks away, members of the Ontario Sport Management Collective are available to media for comment and expert analysis. The Ontario…

New study shows exercise during pregnancy combats high blood pressure and oversized babies

January 28, 2016

A new study led by Western University and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid presents overwhelming evidence that women should, whenever possible, exercise during pregnancy to combat high blood pressure, excessive…