A University of New Brunswick kinesiology professor is recruiting participants for a study to see if her new exercise program can get people who don’t like exercise to be active. Danielle Bouchard has developed a program called Resistance+ that she’s hoping will help people overcome the barriers that most overweight Canadians cite for not exercising… Read More »

In 2014, Stats Canada reported that the obesity rate in New Brunswick was 33 percent – higher than the national average. New Brunswick’s higher obesity rate has been a priority for medical professionals for the last few years. The province has implemented a push for healthier lunch options in schools and programs to get youth… Read More »

One hundred and thirty-nine students in the faculty of kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2013-14. The dean of kinesiology, Wayne Albert, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade point average of at least 3.7 or A-… Read More »

One hundred and nine students in the faculty of kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the dean’s list for 2012-13. The dean of kinesiology, Wayne Albert, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s state-of-the-art Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Lab is enabling researchers and surgeons in Atlantic Canada to develop treatment strategies for children living with cerebral palsy. Dr. Victoria Chester, professor in the faculty of kinesiology, is conducting gait analysis trials with surgeons from the Horizon Health Network and partners at… Read More »

UNB’s faculty of kinesiology is hosting the annual APES (Atlantic Provinces Exercise Sciences) conference in conjunction with the Association of Canadian Ergonomists-Atlantic. It will take place on Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, at Marshall d’Avray hall, UNB Fredericton. This annual student-centred, research conference will profile ongoing research at each Atlantic region university’s faculties… Read More »

Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision-Making, & Environmental Public Policy: A Panel Presentation will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 2:30-4 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 143, UNB Fredericton.       The presenters will be: Scott Dunham, from UNB’s department of philosophy who will present Virtuous Communities, Virtuous Ecosystems. Mario Levesque, department of politics & international… Read More »

This past summer, seven UNB students from the faculties of nursing, kinesiology, law, arts and engineering participated in the UNB Students for Development Program funded by the Government of Canada and administered by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. UNB will host Malawi Night where students will share their experiences with the public… Read More »

Ninety-four students in the faculty of kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2011-12. The dean of kinesiology, Wayne Albert, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year.… Read More »

For more information on the study, please contact healthstudy@unb.ca or 1-866-323-1833. A research team, led by the University of New Brunswick’s Stacey Reading and Bo Miedema, has received a research grant of $386,726, over three years, to carry out work directed at improving the health of obese adults in New Brunswick. The funding was awarded… Read More »

If you have diabetes and a sore on your foot that just won’t heal, then Stacey Reading wants to talk to you. Actually, what the professor of kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick really wants to do is dunk your injured foot in oxygenated water to see if it will get better. “This is… Read More »