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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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 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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USask to replace turf at Griffiths Stadium

The grass will certainly be greener at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) with the upcoming turf replacement project at Griffiths Stadium.

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USask researchers create app to help stressed-out caregivers

Are you a primary caregiver searching for coping tips? There’s an app for that.

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Power lifted to national gold

As a member of Saskatchewan Weightlifting, second year kinesiology student, Polina Bespalova and her teammates traveled to the Junior National Championships in Edmonton this past w...

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Behind The Jersey - Jessica Vance

A series focused on Kinesiology student-athletes.

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A sense of community

Shaina Lynden finds meaning through community-minded work.

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Hub supports Kinesiology, Huskies student success

The College of Kinesiology and Huskie Athletics have partnered to open an inclusive and safe space, putting student success and support at the forefront.

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USask students curl big in Provincial Championship win

Four USask students took their holiday break to the ice in hopes of capturing a spot at the 2020 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships on January 18-26 in Langley, BC.

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KIN LIFE - Careers and Conversations

Meet with other colleges and kinesiology alumni working in many unique professions utilizing their USask degree!

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Behind The Jersey - Alexander Dewar

A series focused on Kinesiology student-athletes.

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We are hiring!

The College of Kinesiology is looking for a qualified individual for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

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2019 SHRF Santé Awards - Dr. Saija Kontulainen

On November 21, 2019, the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation hosted the 16th annual Santé Awards.

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Friend of the College Award Winner - Dr. Bob Mirwald

The first Friend of the College Award was presented in 1982.

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Alumni advice

Marta Erlandson (BSKI’05, MSC’07, PhD’11) lived an active life growing up and was always interested in physical activity, but really found her passion during a growth and developme...

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Coaching cues

Athlete Era: an app for athletes, parents and coaches

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USask alum to officiate at Heritage Classic

Many young hockey players dream of making it to the NHL as a child and for Brad Meier (BSPE’91) , that was no different.

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Colette Bourgonje to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday

Saskatchewan athlete was first Canadian to win a Paralympic medal on home soil.

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In memory of Patricia Lawson

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Patricia Lawson (BA’50, Bed’53), former faculty member, coach and student-athlete here at the University of Saskatchewan...

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USask Rec: A new look for campus recreation

Throughout the years, recreation and fitness services at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have gone through many notable changes.

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KINNECTION Magazine 2019

Read the latest from around the College of Kinesiology in KINNECTION.

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2019 All-Years Reunion

The College of Kinesiology hosted an All-Years Reunion on September 6th, 2019.

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KIN Life - 2019 Kick-off Event

Join us for the KIN Life kick-off event on September 12!

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