Faculty of Kinesiology

Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Spotlight Series - Sabrina Durepos

Charlene Shannon MacCallum

Posted: Nov 4, 2022

Category: News


Sabrina Durepos is currently serving as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Sport New Brunswick (SNB) – the provincial non-profit organization that advocates for and supports the development and promotion of the amateur sport community that consists of over 60 provincial sport organizations and other sports-related organizations in New Brunswick. It is quite a portfolio to...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Spotlight Series - Maryam Kebbe

Wayne Albert

Posted: Sep 29, 2022

Category: News


 Dr. Maryam Kebbe was recently hired for our advertised position in Human Nutrition. We are excited to have Dr. Kebbe join our team in the Faculty of Kinesiology in January 2023. Dr. Kebbe earned her PhD in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry from the University of Alberta, where she focused on nutrition and behaviour change in pediatric obesity management. Dr. Kebbe completed...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Spotlight Series - Elizabeth Anderson

Melanie Nason

Posted: Jun 3, 2022

Category: News


Elizabeth was very involved both within the Faculty of Kinesiology and within the community throughout her undergraduate.  Elizabeth was involved with the KIN student society during her entire undergraduate and played an integral role in the society’s leadership and presence in the Faculty.   She also was a peer mentor and responsible for many orientation activities...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Spotlight Series - Andrea Creer

Melanie Nason

Posted: Jun 2, 2022

Category: News


I first met Andrea, a member of the graduating Class of 2021 and originally from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, when she was a student in RSS 1213 (Leisure, Recreation and Sport Concepts). I quickly became aware of her passion for sport, coaching, and her interest in  women in sport. I’m thankful for the opportunity to highlight Andrea, as a recent graduate, in this edition of the...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Spotlight Series - Wendy Bedingfield

Melanie Nason

Posted: Apr 4, 2022

Category: News


Dr. E. Wendy Bedingfield has been a teacher, coach, researcher, administrator, leader, and advocate for women in Kinesiology. Born in Newfoundland, she earned a BPE from Memorial, a MSc in PE from Oregon, and PhD in Biomechanics from the University of Indiana (research on ski jumping). She initially was at Acadia University in the early 70s after finishing her MSc and served as an instructor...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Spotlight Series - Sarah Hilworth

Melanie Nason

Posted: Mar 31, 2022

Category: News , Awards


Sarah Hilworth joined UNB in June 2017 as the coach of the REDS women’s hockey team.  The team had just been reinstated and Sarah had the task of preparing and recruiting for the year prior to the 2018-19 USport Season.  The 2021-22 season is Sarah’s fourth season as head coach.  Sarah played five seasons for the University of Alberta women’s hockey team where...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Lesley Reddon

Melanie Nason

Posted: Jan 31, 2022

Category: News


As an elementary and high school student, I had my mind set on two goals – playing goalie for an NHL team and becoming a sport administrator. Therefore, in the late 80’s when I began to explore University opportunities, along with an academic pathway to sports administration, the hockey program was a major consideration as I had sights on World Women’s Hockey Championships...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Liz Johnson

Melanie Nason

Posted: Dec 22, 2021

Category: News


 Liz Johnson, graduated from UNB’s BSc(Kin) program in 2002. Upon completing her KIN degree, she left her Maritime home to pursue a Master’s in Exercise Physiology at the University of Victoria with the late Dr. Gord Sleivert, where she focused on Environmental Physiology and strategies to improve performance in the heat.  Following graduation, Liz was hired as a sport...

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Women in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management: Dr. Terri Byers

Terri Byers

Posted: Dec 3, 2021

Category: Research


My career in sport management and academia has developed over several decades through an interest in sport, business and the growing commercial development of sport and recreational opportunities. I attended Acadia University for my undergraduate degree in Physical Education (thinking I wanted to be a physical education teacher), but in year 3 had the chance to specialize in sport management...

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Kinesiology Colloquium

Melanie Nason

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Category: News , Research


Guest speaker: Gwyneth De Vries Diversity in Canadian Medical Newsletters: A Content Analysis of Photographs: (A picture is definitely worth a thousand words) Dr. De Vries was born in Snow Lake Manitoba to Dutch immigrant parents and grew up in Nelson, British Columbia and competed internationally in freestyle skiing and nationally in long-track speed skating. Dr. De Vries obtained BSc...

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