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Research study to examine weight change and other first-year health issues

Research study to examine weight change and other first-year health issues

A Brock University research study hopes to find out why adding pounds of bodyweight in the first year of university is so common it has its own moniker.

Brock alumnus wins gold at Pan Am Games

Brock alumnus wins gold at Pan Am Games

Brock kinesiology grad Tim Schrijver rowed his way to the top of the podium Monday at the Pan Am Games.

Brock exercise research centre sets sights on improving health and well-being of Niagara residents

Brock exercise research centre sets sights on improving health and well-being of Niagara residents

The Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being was officially introduced to the Niagara community on Oct. 22. at the centre grand opening. With more than 150 guests in attendance, the ribbon was cut by individuals that represent the bonds that bridge the development of academic and community innovations.

Brock celebrates Open Access Week

Brock celebrates Open Access Week

The James A. Gibson Library is hosting a day of events showcasing Open Access: an evolution in scholarly publishing that is transforming how research is produced and shared, while widening its impact.

Brock researchers receive funding for youth physical literacy assessment project

Brock researchers receive funding for youth physical literacy assessment project

The Centre for Healthy Development through Sport and Physical Activity (CHDSPA) at Brock University received a $164,000 grant from the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

Documentary featuring Brock prof hits the film fest circuit

Documentary featuring Brock prof hits the film fest circuit

A documentary that features a Brock professor has already punched above its weight at an American film festival. Outside the Ring is a 28-minute documentary about the Shape Your Life boxing program at the Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, the only boxing gym in Canada that is owned and operated by a woman. The documentary was screened at the Shadow Box Film Fest in New York City, where it was a finalist in the Best Short category.

Condensed Spring/Summer courses pack pedagogical punch

Condensed Spring/Summer courses pack pedagogical punch

When most Brock University students were finishing summer jobs or enjoying their last days at the beach, Mitch McIntosh was in class. And the 21-year-old would do it again.

Brock grad student wins provincial video contest

Brock grad student wins provincial video contest

As a first-year grad student in Applied Health Sciences, Brittany Dunbar was awarded the top prize in the ‘We Teach Ontario‘ video contest supported by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA).
The contest required students from across the province to make a short video about a professor at their school who has made an [...]

Award takes kinesiology prof to international phys-ed conference

Award takes kinesiology prof to international phys-ed conference

New Zealand is a long way to travel from Brock University, but it’s almost like a homecoming for Tim Fletcher.
The assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology grew up and completed two degrees in Australia. After nearly six years, he heads back down under next month to participate in the 2014 International Association for Physical [...]

Prof’s research project featured in documentary screened in NYC

Prof’s research project featured in documentary screened in NYC

A Brock kinesiology professor’s research program is the subject of a documentary screened in New York.

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