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PhD student studies what motivates women to work out

PhD student studies what motivates women to work out

Lindsay Cline is a PhD student in Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, who is examining the effect that body image has on women’s motivation to engage in regular physical activity.

Local advocate for seniors honoured at convocation

Local advocate for seniors honoured at convocation

A life-long advocate for seniors’ welfare has been honoured with an honorary doctorate from Brock.

BaseCamp: The adventure before the adventure

BaseCamp: The adventure before the adventure

Lisa Brown’s transition to university life was made easier by pushing her limits on 50 feet of Ontario’s best limestone rock walls.

Sport Management alumnus recognized as sport industry’s “5 to Watch”

Sport Management alumnus recognized as sport industry’s “5 to Watch”

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM) at Brock University in 2005, Chris Armstrong has embodied a level of excellence worthy of a number of prestigious achievements.

Still time to register for spring term

Still time to register for spring term

Students looking for something to do this summer need look no further than Brock’s spring and summer term course calendar.

Publications - May 2 (Applied Health Sciences)

Publications - May 2 (Applied Health Sciences)

A roundup of publications by faculty in Applied Health Sciences.

Kinesiology profs get pied for a cause

Kinesiology profs get pied for a cause

It was far from a half-baked idea. In fact, throwing cream pies in the faces of Brock kinesiology professors recently got students whipped into a bit of frenzy for a good cause.

Graduate student’s fall prevention research benefits local health organizations

Graduate student’s fall prevention research benefits local health organizations

The number of fall-related injuries reported in Ontario are astonishing. A report released in 2012 by the Ontario Injury Research Centre, based on data from 2007 to 2009, put the number of visits to Ontario hospitals due to falls at just more than 750,000. According to the data, those visits accounted for about 72,000 hospital admissions.

Coaching theory one of several quick credits offered this spring

Coaching theory one of several quick credits offered this spring

Imagine coaching a rugby team that has two key players who can barely stand each other. Philip Sullivan can laugh about it now, but the professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology recalls the schism that developed after the boyfriend of one player ended their relationship and started dating another player on the team.

Graduate student’s research aims to help people living with epilepsy

Graduate student’s research aims to help people living with epilepsy

A Brock MA student in Applied Health Sciences hopes to help people living with epilepsy “remove themselves from the shadows.” Suzanne McGuire is a young researcher who is trying to understand the essence of what it means for young women, ages 20 to 35, to live with and to disclose their epilepsy in society.

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