Oomen receives runner-up recognition!

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Nathalie Oomen

Nathalie Oomen delivered an excellent 3-minute presentation receiving runner-up recognition in the 2019 Applied Health Sciences Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competion.

The AHS heat of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition was a great event and all six student presenters delivered very engaging presentations showcasing the exciting research happening within the Applied Health Sciences Faculty at the University of Waterloo. Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics Lab (OBEL) doctoral student proudly represented both OBEL and the Department of Kinesiology, receiving the runner-up recognition.  Using famous plumbers Mario and Luigi as a backdrop, watch Nathalie as she describes her doctoral research probing human movement variability as a possible determinant of risk of injury.

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Congratulations to all of the competitors!

First place:

Can Ergen

“Choir Participation, Social Identity & Psychological Wellbeing”

Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Supervisor: Dr. Steve Mock


Nathalie Oomen

“Human Movement Variability as a Possible Determinant of Risk of Injury: Repeaters Versus Replacers”

Department of Kinesiology

Supervisor: Dr. Steven Fischer & Dr. Ryan Graham

Second runner-up:

Robert Gauthier

“Helping Experts Understand the Addiction Recovery Experience”

School of Public Health and Health Systems

Supervisor: Dr. James Wallace