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Ian Janssen - total amount of exercise important, not frequency, research shows.....

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2013-06-20 (snipped)

A new study by Queen’s University researchers has determined that adults who accumulated 150 minutes of exercise on a few days of the week were not any less healthy than adults who exercised more frequently throughout the week.

Queen's researchers

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Queen's researchers receive $1.3 million in federal funding


Kathy Jackson, SKHS UG Coord and Beth Doxsee, SKHS MSc graduate honoured for equity, human rights work

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Faculty, staff and students honoured for human rights work          2013EquityAwardRecipients

CRC-CIHR Tier 2 Chair Faculty Position Available at SKHS

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A CRC-CIHR Tier 2 Chair in Marginalized Populations and Health tenured, tenure-track faculty position is available in the School.  Applicants may visit the Faculty Positions page of the School website here to learn more about the position.  Closing date for applications is 31 May 2013.

Dr. Stevenson Fergus - Tackling HIV and Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

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(by Alec Ross - snipped) - Jointly led by Queen's professor Rosemary Jolly, .... and Stevenson Fergus, an associate professor in SKHS ....the project is funded by a five-year $1.5 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)...... click here for full story and pictures from South Africa Pg 1  ..... and Pg 2

Dr. Joan Stevenson - Professor's career celebrated by students and colleagues

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Joan Stevenson (Kinesiology and Health Studies) recently received the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (CSB) Career Award, the highest honour given out by the organization.

Dr. Lucie Levesque "New research focuses on positive youth development in Aboriginal communities"

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New research focuses on positive youth development in Aboriginal communities


Faculty and students from Queen’s University are working with

Physically active adults? Dr. Valerie Carson

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Physically active adults? Get ‘em when they’re young says new prof (Dr. Valerie Carson, PhD, former graduate student with the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen's University).  Story by Jane Hurley

If we want to foster healthy, active lifestyles in people throughout their lives, we need to start at the beginning - with the very young, according to Dr.

Inactivity costs us $6.8-billion a year - Dr. Ian Janssen

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Inactivity costs us $6.8-billion a year. (You thought love handles were bad)

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

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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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