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Dr Robert Ross discusses: "Do workouts have to be high intensity to have an impact?"

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Robert Ross (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Do workouts have to be high intensity to have an impact,

For some time, the buzzword in fitness circles has been intensity. High-intensity workouts, conventional wisdom has it, deliver better results faster. They are the surest route to building muscle, shedding fat, fortifying the heart and lungs, and improving stamina and endurance.

Dr. Elaine Power talks about citizens' groups pushing for guaranteed annual income

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Dr. Elaine Power (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) - Since the recession, citizens' groups have been springing up across the country to push for a guaranteed annual income, in the Click here for FULL Story in the Toronto Star.

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Robert Ross says "One Size Doesn't Fit All"

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Queen’s Gazette - Wednesday, March 4, 2015 (snipped)

One size doesn't fit all

Tuesday March 3, 2015

By Anne Craig, Communications Officer

Short, high intensity workouts have the same impact on reducing our waistline as longer, lower intensity workouts, according to new research out of Queen’s University. However, the research revealed high intensity workouts have an added benefit of reducing two-hour glucose levels.

SKHS Graduate Studies Application Deadline EXTENDED to 01 April 2015

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ONLINE APPLICATION for entry in Sept 2015 - DEADLINE EXTENDED to 01 April 2015.   

Details: If you apply for graduate studies and hit submit AFTER 01 March 2015 you will:

What's It Take to Burn Fat These Days? - Bob Ross says "take it slow"

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There’s no secret, quick fix for fat loss, so learn to take it slow with these three tips

“What’s the best approach to burn fat?” That’s a hot topic in our gym these days. Probably it’s a symptom of midwinter, with many of us looking forward to a warm-weather vacation in March that features beach time and swimsuits.

Ian Janssen - on Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list

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Dr. Ian Janssen, of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, in Queen's University (e) Affect Magazine, Fall 2014.  He has been placed on the Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list.  ".....list is determined by Essential Science Indicators and includes scientists and researchers whose papers rank among the top 1% most cited in their subject field from 2002 to 2012."  Dr.

CIMVHR Funding for Queen's University -- Celina Shirazipour, PhD Candidate, SKHS, receives Wounded Warriors Canada Doctoral Scholarship

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Major funding boosts military health research

(snipped from The Gazette)  -  Wednesday November 26, 2014

The Queen’s-based Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) has received a $10 million funding boost from Health Canada and the True Patriot Love Foundation.&n

Dr. Steve Fischer and SKHS research team win 2014 CIMVHR Oral Presentation Award

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Dr. Steve Fischer in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and his research team recently attended the 2014 Canadian Institute for Military & Veteraran Health Research (CIMVHR) Forum and Dr. Fischer has just announced that:  "Our work won the (2014 Major Sir Frederick Banting) oral presentation award at the CIMVHR Forum!.  Thanks so much for all of your hard work on this project so far.

Dr. Elaine Power - Acquired Tastes: et al - new book reveals what food choices say about us

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Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way They Do Hardcover

SKHS Grad Student Peter Sheahan - wins OKA Poster Award

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