The Kinesiology Graduate Student Association (KGSA) is a student body which represents three academic streams (biomechanics, physiology and nutrition, and neuroscience) within the Department of Kinesiology. The KGSA executive speaks on behalf of these students in department, Faculty, and university wide councils. The KGSA is a small part of the university wide Graduate Student Association. A primary goal is to enhance the experience of our graduate students through social and recreational events.
Each calendar year a new executive is elected at an annual general meeting held in late April. The current KGSA executive typically meets once a month to discuss and vote on positions relating to current events within departmental/faculty/university administration levels.
Details on executive member roles and voting requirements are noted in the KGSA constitution.
- Aug. 23, 2017
With the summer term winding down, we'd like to highlight the recent academic achievements of some of our students.
The beautiful Canadian mountain town of Banff hosted the 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) from July 31st - August 3rd. Dr. Steven Fischer's group represented UW at this meeting, sharing their instrumental work aimed at understanding causes of musculoskeletal disorders in paramedics and assessing interventions designed to reduce injury burdens in this population.
- July 4, 2017
Students, staff, and faculty came out in droves on June 23 to enjoy some grilled goodies, refreshments, lawn games, and good company. Thanks to everyone for coming out and especially the hardworking BBQ committee for putting in the hard work!
Stay tuned for beach day toward the end of July!
- Jan. 13, 2017
The AHS heat for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition will be held on Monday, February 13, at 3:00 PM in LHS 1621.
The 3MT is a valuable opportunity to enhance your presentation, communication and networking skills while showcasing the research that you do in AHS. You have the potential to win thousands of dollars in prizes while advancing through the competition.
- Oct. 6, 2017
The effects of body composition and body configuration on impact dynamics during lateral falls: insights from in-vivo, in-vitro, and in-silico approaches.
Dr. Andrew Laing, Kinesiology
Dr. Jack Callaghan
Dr. Lora Giangregorio
Dr. John McPhee (INTERNAL/EXTERNAL)
Dr. Yunhua Luo, University of Manitoba (EXTERNAL)