Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Remembering Elliott Avedon

Elliott Avedon.

Elliott Avedon, professor of recreation and leisure studies and founder of the University of Waterloo’s Museum and Archive of Games, died on Monday, November 21.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Ontario recognizes Recreation student with highest honour for young volunteers

A University of Waterloo Recreation and Leisure Studies student is one of ten exceptional youth presented with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers - the highest honour a young person can achieve for volunteer contributions to the province. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Recreation student awarded grant for social innovation

Winter 2016 social impact award winners holding plaques.

Five St. Paul’s GreenHouse ventures received grants to develop their socially minded products and services at the most recent GreenHouse Social Impact Showcase.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Athlete passion linked to acceptance of performance enhancing drugs

WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday, February 4, 2016) — The more of a certain kind of passion varsity athletes have for their sport, the more favourable their attitudes towards the use of performance enhancing drugs, or PEDs, according to a recent study.

Published in the Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, the paper is the first to show that passion levels can help predict a collegiate athlete’s attitude towards performance enhancing drugs.

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