Celina Shirazipour, PhD, discusses veterans' participation in sport - on Global News


Celina Shirazipour, recent SKHS PhD - discusses her research on the benefits for Canadian Forces veterans being involved in sport and how veterans are managing symptoms on PTSD through sport participation.  Celina's research is the first study of its kind undertaken in Canada.

CLICK LINK below for full story on Global News video – The Impact of Invictus Games (developed by Prince Harry) (video) (22 Nov 2016)

Tara Diesbourg, PhD Candidate, says it's important to keep our spine as healthy as we can as long as we can



Unique new study at Queen's analyzes the spine.

Tara Diesbourg, PhD Candidate in biomechanics at the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies spoke to CKWS TV this week about her research about how to maintain a healthy spine throughout your life.

Sarah Dobrowolski, MD, and SKHS PhD Student presents poster at CSHRF Conference Jun 2016


SKHS Grad Team Wins at BEWIC Sports Day


SKHS Grad Students Support CardioBash


On 21 Jan 2014 a group of SKHS Graduate students supported Cardiocoach Cardiobash by participating in the Party Cardiobash event. 


Way to go everybody !

Mariane Heroux, PhD (SKHS-Queen's University) - Lean Eating Coach


Mariane’s graduate research focused on childhood obesity and ways to prevent it with nutrition and activity (snipped)

For the full story on Mariane's research journey and current position as a Lean Eating Coach click here

Robert Bentley and Jeremy Walsh - success at 2013 OEP Conference


Robert Bentley, PhD Candidate - congratulations - Rob won the Student Award at the 2013 Ontario Exercise Physiology (OEP) held on 25-27 Jan 2013.

Jeremy Walsh, PhD Candidate - congratulations - Jeremy was one of 4 finalists in the Student Award Competition at the 2013 OEP Conference held on 25-27 Jan 2013.


Graduate Students Convocate on 21 November 2012 - Congratulations !


SKHS graduate students who convocated on 21 November 2012  ..... congratulations!


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Tara Diesbourg, PhD Candidate, Finalist at OBC 2012


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


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”.