News archive - January 2022

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Kelly Skinner appointed CIHR Applied Public Health Chair

Kelly Skinner in a winter coat with snow in the background.

Kelly Skinner, associate professor in the School of Public Health Sciences, was appointed a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Applied Public Health Chair in Healthy environments for climate change and food security in northern Canada.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Aerobic fitness of elite soccer players linked to player positions

Soccer player heads ball in empty stadium.

Researchers have linked the fitness of elite soccer players to the positions they play. The ability to make this assessment can help coaches regulate individual training loads based on player position.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

CBD might help prime cells against COVID

Test tubes with yellow liquid and a person in a white lab coat and blue gloves is in the background.

Synthetic cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound also found in the cannabis plant, appears to prime the innate immune system of cells, potentially offering protection against pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2.

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