News Archive: June 2008


In The News

Canada and Mexico Battling Childhood Obesity – and the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies are pleased to welcome the first CAMBIO-funded trainees and postdoctoral fellows to Queen’s University. Margarita Safdie (BSc, MSc) is the recipient of the inaugural CAMBIO PhD Graduate Student Fellowship Award; and Karla Galaviz (BSc) is the recipient of a CAMBIO Master’s Graduate Student Fellowship Award. Both will study under the supervision of Dr. Lucie Lévesque, Associate Professor in the School and a member of the CAMBIO Project Team. Dr.

Kingston Revved Up – Grand Opening Ceremony

In The News

Kingston Revved Up celebrated its establishment in the Kingston community with a Grand Opening Ceremony. Revved Up is an exercise program designed to assist persons living with mobility impairment in the Kingston community. The ceremony was held at the 12th annual Spinal Cord Injury Reunion at St Mary’s of the Lake Hospital in Kingston. An estimated 200 SCI patients, past-patients and family members were present and helped celebrate the program’s inauguration.

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study

In The News

Press Release (snipped - 17 Jun 2008) Kinesiology and Health Studies professor Ian Janssen is a co-investigator of the Canadian portion of the international Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study released by the World Health Organization. Canadian youth measured on international health behaviour report.