News Archive: March 2012

Tara Diesbourg, PhD Candidate, Finalist at OBC 2012

Graduate

PhD candidate Tara Diesbourg declared a Finalist at OBC 2012.  Tara’s paper was entitled: “The cervical flexion relaxation phenomenon is modulated by trunk posture, but not by whole-body posture”.  

Ryan Graham, PhD Candidate, wins Canadian Society of Biomechanics PhD Award at OBC-2012

Graduate

Ryan Graham, PhD Candidate, wins the Canadian Society of Biomechanics PhD Award at the OBC-2012 in March 2012.  His paper was entitled: “Uncovering the elephant: towards unifying static and dynamic measures of spine stability”.

Valerie Carson, PhD Candidate, receives a 2012 Endeavour Research Fellowship Award

In The News

Valerie Carson, PhD Candidate, has received a 2012 Endeavour Research Fellowship Award. to undertake postdoctoral research in human movement at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. She will undertake her Award from June through October, 2012, and her study will focus on a behavioural and environmental intervention targeting physical activity and sedentary behaviour among children. 

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