USask Rec Aquatics programming changes coming

Beginning January 1, 2023, USask Rec aquatics programming will be switching from the Canadian Red Cross to the Lifesaving Society Canada.

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Friend of the College Award 2022

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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Shannon Forrester named USask Sustainability Faculty Fellow

A total of six Sustainability Faculty Fellows have been appointed for a two-year term including, kinesiology faculty member, Shannon Forrester.

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Acknowledging and Honouring the 21-22 U SPORTS Academic All-Canadians

Huskie Athletics is proud to celebrate the achievements of our incredible student-athletes. Over 20 kinesiology students were recognized.

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USask well represented at Women’s Football Championships

Over 10 graduates from the University of Saskatchewan were in Vantaa, Finland from July 28th to August 8th representing Team Canada at the 2022 World Women’s Football Championship.

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Dean Chad London heading to new role at Mount Royal University

It is with considerable mixed feelings that we share the news that Dr. Chad London will be stepping down as dean, College of Kinesiology following his administrative leave on Decem...

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Bridges: Women's health top of mind for Myranda Reimer

"I'm always questioning things; I'm always looking for meaning. I think that just naturally motivates me to keep going," says Reimer, a women's health physiotherapist with a focus ...

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Reindl (BSKI'06) named head coach of U20 Canadian Athletics Team for World U20 Championships

Track and Field / Cross Country Head Coach Jason Reindl will be representing Team Canada this August as he has been named the Head Coach of the U20 National Team. Reindl will lead ...

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USask Kinesiology alumnus heading to the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame

College of Kinesiology graduate Ron Friesen (BAPE’71) is having his name called to be inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame.

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CHAMPS Camp returns to USask

After a two-year hiatus during the pandemic, CHAMPS - Children's Healthy-Heart Activity Monitoring Program in Saskatchewan is welcoming back 30 campers to a week-long activity camp...

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(BA)PE ’71 and ’72 Reunion

Graduates from the class of 1971 and 1972 gathered back on campus on June 10 – 12, 2022 to reminisce, rediscover, and reunite with one another.

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Oates and Priebe receive Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching

Kinesiology’s Dr. Alison Oates and Carly Priebe have been recognized with teaching awards at the annual USask Celebration of Teaching celebration.

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Sparks and Chorneyko earn major kinesiology grad awards

Each year at University of Saskatchewan (USask) Spring Convocation, the College of Kinesiology recognizes its Most Outstanding Graduate and Dean’s Medal Recipient. This year, the c...

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Kinesiology student, Hom, brings home gold

Michael Hom, a first-year kinesiology student from Regina, SK competed at the 2022 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships in Nova Scotia that featured over 42 teams...

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USask research will focus on social justice and physical health in vulnerable populations

Two University of Saskatchewan (USask) research projects will highlight the importance of equitable opportunities for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (2SLGBTQ+)...

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Huskies student-athlete set to compete for Canada

Five years ago, Nicole Ostertag was a budding ballet star, having trained at prestigious art institutes the likes of Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto and the American Bal...

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Kinesiology student, Zerr drafted by BC Lions in the 2022 CFL Draft

Noah Zerr, was selected in the second round, pick 12 and has also accepted an invite to the New York Giants Rookie Mini-Camp.

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Yu awarded 3M National Student Fellowship Award

Fourth-year Kinesiology student, Topaza Yu, has been awarded a 2022 3M National Student Fellow award!

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College of Kinesiology Research Showcase 2022

Join us for a Celebration of Research from Ideas to Application from March 28 - April 1, 2022 in the Physical Activity Complex.

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Kin student named to Racquetball Canada’s Pan American Championship Team

Cassie Prentice will join six other teammates, both male and female, from across Canada in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia from April 9 to 16, 2022. The team was selected based o...

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Orange You Ready? An educational community learning process.

Orange You Ready? is a fun and educational community learning process to share in the challenge of moving towards (re)conciliation on campus and beyond.

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Kinesiology student runs for hope, well-being and community

Jaira Cross Child loves to share her passion for active living.

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The RBC Training Ground Olympic Talent Search is Coming to Saskatchewan

The innovative program, which has already found and funded seven Canadian Olympic medallists, is hosting a free event at the University of Saskatchewan’s Physical Activity Complex ...

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USask alumni, former Huskies off to Olympics

It’s a dream come true for Cianna Lieffers, a second chance at a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Ken Babey, and another run at Olympic glory for former Huskies Ben Coakwell and ...

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Empowerment Pacs and the student behind the initiative

Fourth year kinesiology student, Topaza Yu, is helping local Saskatoon organizations to address barriers to access of menstrual products and SRHR healthcare.

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Kin students sweep Male and Female Saskatchewan Athletes of the Year

PhD candidate Keely Shaw and undergraduate student Rylan Wiens have been named the female and male Saskatchewan athletes of the year.

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Shannon Miller inducted into the 2021 Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

Shannon Miller(BSPE'85), who has coached women’s hockey at the NCAA and Olympic levels, has been inducted into the 2021 Class of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in the Builder...

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2021 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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2021 Awards Celebration

We are excited to celebrate our 2021 Award winners virtually this year. This year marks our 40th awards celebration. Congratulations to all of our winners!

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USask prof says extreme cold can be ideal for exercise

Dr. Phil Chilibeck practises what he teaches — in this case, enjoying a late afternoon of snowshoeing for exercise in a wind chill of -24 C.

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Try-Sport League launched by kinesiology post-doc fellow in Saskatoon

Many inner city kids miss out on the opportunity to try multiple sports, if any, every year in Saskatchewan.

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USask undergraduate researcher investigates the impact of COVID-19 on people living with HIV

The management of COVID-19 in those living with HIV may be different from others—and a USask researcher hopes to help determine the best treatment path.

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Protecting our bones after diabetes and hypertension

Researchers used the CLS to identify a potential bone health therapy.

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KIN LIFE - Practicum Opportunities

Join us on November 18th for our second KIN LIFE event, Practicum Opportunities in Kinesiology.

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Wearing a surgical face mask as protection from COVID-19 does not affect performance of youth hockey players: USask study

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has found that wearing face masks to protect against COVID-19 during play does not affect the sport performance of youth hockey p...

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USask researcher and Paralympian seeks plant-based solution to iron deficiency

A new breed of field peas may lead to the development of an effective ‘food-first’ iron supplement.

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USask kinesiology student wins Canada’s first medal at Paralympics

University of Saskatchewan (USask) student Keely Shaw has won Canada’s first medal of the Paralympics in Tokyo.

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USask student selected for Prime Minister's Youth Council

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) student is one of 10 new members of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council, a group that provides advice to the Prime Minister and the Government o...

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Kinesiology student awarded Amgen Canada Scholarship

Heading into her fourth-year in kinesiology, Topaza Yu, has been accepted into the Amgen Canada Scholar Program for the summer in Toronto, ON.

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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, July 29-Aug. 5 at WinSport’s Canada Olympi...

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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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