News archive - 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Women are naturally more fit than men

Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Aging slows perception of falls

Older person's hand gripping a walker.

Seniors need twice as long as young adults to realize they are falling, a delay that puts them at increased risk for serious injury, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

New research chair in mobility and aging

The Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging (RIA) announced the appointment of Professor Lora Giangregorio as the new Schlegel Research Chair in Mobility and Aging. 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Remembering Dave Northey

With sadness, the Department of Kinesiology announces the passing of retiree David Northey on September 11, 2017. Northey joined the University as staff in October 1989 and retired in July 2014 as a Lab Technician in Kinesiology.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Researcher named Fellow of International Ergonomics Association

Professor Richard Wells was named a Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) at the annual National Council Meeting in Singapore last week.