Helping students cope with mental health

While much of the focus in our college is on improving physical health, we want to support our students in recognizing the vital role mental health plays in their success.

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KIN Life - Fall Kick Off Event

Please join us for an opportunity to meet your fellow Kinesiology students, faculty and staff

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Welcoming our students

The College of Kinesiology is excited to welcome our first year students each year and introduce them to our college at the annual Orientation session, held this year on September ...

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A tsunami of influences

How do we encourage girls and young women to participate in sports?

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Welcoming back our CHAMPS campers

Now in it's third year, the Children's Healthy Heart Camps in Saskatchewan (CHAMPS) is bringing a special group of kids together for a unique opportunity

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Building reconciliation through undergraduate education

The University of Saskatchewan is featured in The New York Times showcasing its success in Indigenous engagement and reconciliation.

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A virtual tour of the PAC

Learn more about the Physical Activity Complex and the services available to our members.

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A stride in the right direction

Abhishek Kumar, a Kinesiology Honours student, was awarded first place in the 2017 USSU Undergraduate Project Symposium.

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Student Awards at Spring Convocation

The College of Kinesiology is pleased to congratulate all of our graduates for 2017. At today's Convocation ceremony, two of the graduating students were presented with special aw...

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An opportunity to celebrate instructors

The Celebration of Teaching was held as part of the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning Celebration Week, April 24-28.

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Kinesiology researcher comments on ibuprofen risks

Saija Kontulainen, a professor in the College of Kinesiology, was recently cited in a Time magazine article on the risks of using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) suc...

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Former NHL coach of the year coming to the U of S

And will be joining us in the College of Kinesiology for a special panel discussion on Aboriginal high performance athlete development and recruitment

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University of Saskatchewan embraces health charter

Committing to healthy minds, bodies and lives is the principle behind the Okanagan Charter, a global health initiative now adopted by the University of Saskatchewan.

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Research is the definition of hope

Celebrating aging-related research supported by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation

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Bright lights shining on physical education at the University of Saskatchewan

Physical education at the University of Saskatchewan has just been given a power up with the help of LED lighting.

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Aboriginal Student Achievement Awards

As part of Aboriginal Achievement Week, we were proud to recognize one of our outstanding students, Hailey Tyndall, with an Aboriginal Student Achievement Award.

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Job Readiness Evening

Creating Top Cover Letters AND Ace the Interview

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Getting cut from teams can end kids' participation

The first time you get cut from a team sucks. The second time is probably no better, but many kids will not ever bother to try out again.

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MEND expands to Swift Current

The University of Saskatchewan will be launching its Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It (MEND) program in Swift Current, thanks to the Growing Healthy Families Coalition.

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Researchers focus on falling and frailty

Fall-related injuries continue to be the leading cause of emergency room visits and hospitalization for Canadian seniors, one of the fastest-growing demographics in the country.

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Career Cafe Networking Talks

Do you want to connect with professionals in your field?

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Athletic Director Hughton announces June retirement

Basil Hughton announced Monday morning he will retire after nine seasons as the University of Saskatchewan’s director of athletics and nearly 40 years in education.

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Sparking Physical Activity in Classrooms

Were you one of those kids who struggled to sit still in class? Were your teachers always frustrated by your constant fidgeting and disruptions?

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London calling for healthy campus community

The new dean of the College of Kinesiology wants to hit the ground running—or walking—whatever gets you moving on campus.

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Sexism reaches all levels of sport and physical activity

Kinesiology faculty member, Dr. Louise Humbert, comments on gender inequalities within sports and physical activities.

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Summer Study Tour to China

Have you ever wanted to study abroad? The College of Kinesiology has partnered with the Confucius Institute at the University of Saskatchewan and the International Student and Stu...

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New directions in Manitoba

Kinesiology alumnus, Dr. Stephen Cornish, was recently profiled as a faculty member at the University of Manitoba

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Aussie Explorer

Third-year Kinesiology student, Molly Rayner, is currently exploring Australia and participating in our college's student exchange program with the University of Queensland in Bris...

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Olympic Experiences

Coach Lisa Thomaidis and Paralympian Erica Gavel - Life Lessons from the Olympic Experience. Please join us for the next KIN Life session to hear more about their time in Rio at t...

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Alumni Update

Carolann Houle, a Kinesiology graduate who received her B.Sc. (Kin) degree in 2015, is a young woman with a passion for life lived at extreme speeds. In August, Carolann and her t...

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New direction for Huskie Athletics at U of S

With a proud tradition and history dating back 105 years, Huskie Athletics has long been recognized as one of the most successful programs in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, playin...

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Making Sports a Positive Experience

Dr. Leah Ferguson, an assistant professor in the College of Kinesiology, is passionate about opening the conversations surrounding how an athlete's mental image of themselves can i...

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Welcoming Our Students

The College of Kinesiology is excited to welcome our first year students each year and introduce them to our college at the annual Orientation session. As part of the day's activi...

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Spotlight on Research

Dr. Heather Foulds is a Kinesiology faculty member and and her research interests have included several areas that impact health in Indigenous populations, particularly projects ev...

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Sustainability Success for Camps

The Children's Activity Camps, offered through Recreation Services within our college, have wrapped up for the summer but recognition for their sustainability efforts has come from...

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College Olympians

We are extremely proud to celebrate Kinesiology graduates and former students who will be competing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. As a college that encourages excellence in sp...

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Student Awards at Spring Convocation

The College of Kinesiology is pleased to congratulate all of our graduates for 2016. At today's Convocation ceremony, two of the graduating students were presented with special aw...

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YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Faculty member, Dr. Leah Ferguson, was recognized yesterday with a 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the Health and Wellness category. These awards are presented annually to...

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Governor General's Gold Medal Announced

The College of Kinesiology is extremely proud to announce that one of our graduates, Dr. Chantal Kawalilak, will receive two special honours at this year's Spring Convocation cerem...

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Humanitarian Honours

Mike McDonald, a College of Kinesiology graduate, is the founder and executive of Recess Guardians. The goal of this remarkable initiative is to help children build leadership abi...

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Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching

Dr. Phil Chilibeck had the honour of being named this year's recipient of the Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching. This award annually recognizes an outstanding teacher in ea...

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Making Academics a priority

Kinesiology graduate, Donovan Dale, was recently featured in the On Campus News for both his promising athletic career and his commitment to keeping his academic options open.

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USSU Experience in Excellence Awards

Two instructors in the College of Kinesiology were recognized with well-deserved honours at the USSU's annual awards celebrating individuals who have contributed in ways that impro...

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Opening up the world of dance

The Agility Ballet Company, a special initiative within the University School of Dance and the College of Kinesiology, creates a unique opportunity in our community for dancers wit...

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Huskie Pride Continues!

For the first time, the Huskie Women's Basketball team has brought home the CIS national title. We are incredibly proud of all of our teams and athletes after a terrific season. ...

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Research focusing on fall arrest strategies

Dr. Joel Lanovaz, an associate professor in the College of Kinesiology, is a co-principal investigator on a recently awarded Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) grant ti...

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Planning for the future

The University of Saskatchewan recently started the process to come up with a vision for the recreation and athletic spaces and facilities on campus for the next 20 years.

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Student Achievements

Kyra Ives, a second year student in the College of Kinesiology, was recently recognized with an Aboriginal Achievement Award. Ms. Ives has proven to be an outstanding student who ...

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