Weber scores Strength and Conditioning role with National Women’s Hockey Team

Jason Weber (BSPE’99) will head to Calgary, AB as the lead strength and conditioning coach for the under-18 National Women’s Hockey Team.

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Sleep and fitness go hand-in-hand

The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Dr. Heather Foulds (PhD) and her team of students have conducted a new study which confirms the connection between sleep and physical activ...

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USask kinesiology graduate student picked for Paralympics

University of Saskatchewan (USask) graduate student Keely Shaw is going to the Paralympics.

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USask kinesiology student dives into Olympics

University of Saskatchewan (USask) student Rylan Wiens will compete for Canada in diving at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.

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USask students thrive in career transition with support from RBC Future Launch

RBC commits $1 million to expand the RBC Learn to Work, Work to Learn program

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Clarke, Benko earn top graduating student awards

After earning the top awards in the College of Kinesiology, Mason Clarke and Kaitlyn Benko are now preparing to pursue their passion to be chiropractors.

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Bourgonje honoured to be part of 2021 Saskatchewan Hall of Fame induction class

In an athletic career where she’s accomplished so much, Colette Bourgonje’s recent enshrinement into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame is something that the Paralympian truly ch...

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Lokombo looks forward to his football future after Huskies

After making Huskies history, Nelson Lokombo is now focused on his football future in Saskatchewan.

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Life and Health Sciences Research Expo

The Life and Health Sciences Research Expo acknowledges exemplary research and learning activity at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Lokombo joins elite list of Huskie draft picks

Lokombo joins elite list of Huskie draft picks

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USask researchers find face masks don't hinder breathing during exercise

A new University of Saskatchewan (USask) study has found that exercise performance and blood and muscle oxygen levels are not affected for healthy individuals wearing a face mask d...

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Kinesiology Research Showcase 2021

Over 20 presentations were made in a four-day span as the College of Kinesiology celebrated its 2021 Research Showcase

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Kinesiology student Topaza Yu wins BreakOUT award

Third-year University of Saskatchewan kinesiology student Topaza Yu received the RBC BreakOUT award, presented to someone between the ages of 13-25 who has been involved in the gen...

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USask researchers seek to prevent liver disease, high blood pressure, and understand lifelong impacts of Zika virus

Three University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded a total of $1.87 million by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) for projects involving fatty l...

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Seniors, patients, astronauts will all benefit from new USask research on bone health

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) team led by kinesiology professor Saija Kontulainen has been awarded $200,000 by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to research ...

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USask kinesiology student a role model who inspires healthy living for Indigenous youth

Zach Lomsnes spent most of his life in the small Saskatchewan town of Big River, where he often volunteers at community events. He has also volunteered at different youth events in...

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USask study finds COVID isolation worsens student diets, inactivity, and alcohol intake

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) study has found that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant worsening of already poor dietary habits, low activity levels, sedentary beha...

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Stretching more effective than walking to lower high blood pressure: USask study

A new University of Saskatchewan (USask) study has found that stretching is superior to brisk walking for reducing blood pressure in people with high blood pressure or who are at r...

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New kinesiology research: Masking up for physical fitness

A new study by researchers in the College of Kinesiology has determined that exercise performance and blood and muscle oxygen levels for healthy individuals are not affected by wea...

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2020 Awards Celebration

We are excited to celebrate our 2020 Award winners virtually this year. You can see all of the winners listed below. Congratulations to all of our winners!

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2020 Friend of the College Award

The Friend of the College award is presented annually to recognize an individual, group of individuals or an organization that has made a noteworthy contribution to advance the Col...

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Sasakamoose remembered as a role model who made hockey history

Hockey trailblazer and inspirational community leader Fred Sasakamoose passed away Tuesday afternoon in Saskatoon at the age of 86.

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Huskie heralded as blue-chip CFL prospect

Nelson Lokombo may be on the fast track to the Canadian Football League (CFL), but the defensive player of the year in the country is also already preparing for life after football...

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Kinesiology student launches CovidPacs

Third year kinesiology student, Topaza Yu, is helping families with school-aged children alleviate some of the stresses of finding accessible and informative educational activities...

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USask researcher and Métis partners collaborate to jig away cardiac woes

SASKATOON – In a first-of-its-kind Canadian study, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Heather Foulds will assess the physical, mental, cultural, and social benefits that...

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Dale’s tale: From deadlines to headlines for former Huskie

Graduate with a kinesiology degree? Check. Be a role model for aspiring young football players? Double check.

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Safely offering campus recreation opportunities

Recreation on campus has always been a positive component of the student experience at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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CIHR awards $3.26 million for six new USask health research projects

Dr. Heather Foulds has been awarded more than $1M.

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Emmarae Dale(BSKI'20) becomes first female player on Saskatoon Hilltops roster

Emmarae Dale (BSKI'20), a linebacker who helped the Saskatoon Valkyries win a pair of Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL) titles in 2016 and 2019, is the first female ...

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Campaign for Students: Making a difference

Studying in the kitchen, solving equations by their bedside, and rehearsing presentations in the living room are only a few of the many scenarios students are experiencing this yea...

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Versatility important for Gareau

Dwayne Gareau's (BSKI’04, BEd’05, MEDUC’17) involvement in sports has come full circle.

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USask Rec supports northern communities with swimming and water safety courses

Many northern communities in Saskatchewan are surrounded by bodies of water, which leads to a rise in concern over water safety each year.

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Finding her voice

Ex-Huskie Adrianne Vangool (BSKI'08, MPT'10) relied on her experience as a student-athlete to get her through her most trying times as a business owner.

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Kinesiology’s Bhargava sweeps college honours

Every year in June, the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) College of Kinesiology recognizes its Most Outstanding Graduate and Dean's Medal Recipient.

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Humbert receives PHE Canada 2020 National Award

The PHE Canada 2020 National Awards recognize individuals on their commitment to physical and health education.

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Kinesiology graduates donate banquet funds for the better good

Each year the graduating class hosts multiple fundraisers to help offset the costs of their annual graduation banquet. This year started off no different until March 2020.

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Ahlstrom a champion on and off the court

Thanks to donor support, Megan Ahlstrom is a two-time U Sports national champion in her first and final years of Huskie basketball, and now on her way to become a physiotherapist.

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New Kinesiology course designed to adapt to teaching fitness remotely

Starting in spring 2020, the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is introducing a new special topics course titled Remote Fitness Delivery, designed fo...

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USask’s Merlis Belsher Place being prepped to serve as possible pandemic field hospital

Preparations are underway to transform the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Merlis Belsher Place into a potential pandemic field hospital.

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USSU Teaching Excellence Awards

The College of Kinesiology was well represented among the winners of the USSU Teaching Excellence Awards.

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Kinesiology contributes to COVID-19 front-line workers

The College of Kinesiology is proud to provide critical supplies to the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

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Two KIN graduates named 2019 Saskatchewan Sport Award Winners

College of Kinesiology graduates, Keely Shaw(BScKin‘16) & Jason Reindl(BScKin'06) have been named as 2019 Saskatchewan Sport Award winners.

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A stickler for details

Troy Parchman the unsung hero for Chicago Blackhawks

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Behind The Jersey - Emily Koshinsky

A series focused on Kinesiology student-athletes.

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USask researchers test out new exercises to help FORTIFY Bones

A new study has a group of University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers taking a look at how high intensity resistance exercises can help adults over the age of 50 who are suffer...

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USask kinesiology and medicine researchers examine how diabetes affects bone strength

Children with Type 1 diabetes (DM1) have a high risk of fracture, but experts don’t know why.

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USask senior leaders take wellness to heart

Physical wellness has always played a big role in Dr. Karen Chad’s (PhD) life.

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Behind The Jersey - Jacob Murphy

A series focused on Kinesiology student-athletes.

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