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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
September 28, 2016
Canadian Excellence

KP601/611/801 Seminar in Physical Activity and Health

Fall Term 2016 Schedule T/R BA211 2:30-3:50 pm

KP 601/611/801 Seminar




Sept. 13

Introduction to Seminar

Discussion: Being a TA

Dr. Mark Eys

Dr. Jayne Kalmar and Dr. Jennifer Robertson-Wilson

Sept. 20

Scholarship Best Practices

Cherie Mongeon (Graduate Studies)

Panel Discussion

Sept. 27

Journal Club

Dr. Dawn Guthrie

Oct. 4

“Moving and Improving: Investigating Physical Activity for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)”

“Helpful or harmful? Parental involvement in athlete role acceptance.”

Kristen Wright

Michael Godfrey

Oct. 11

                                                                                     Reading Week

Oct. 18

“Navigating grad school: Tales from two recent graduates”

Dr. Alex Benson and

Dr. Sara Scharoun (Nipissing University)

Oct. 25

“First-year student-athletes transitioning into university: Coaches' perspectives”

“Intervertebral Disc Puncture and Subsequent Innate Immune Response: An Investigation of the Consequential Changes to the Biomechanical Properties of the Intervertebral Disc”

Jeemin Kim

Bridget Laird

Nov. 1

“Quality Indicators for Seriously-ill Home Care Clients in Ontario.” 

"The effects of peripheral visual movement on a collision avoidance task in different populations"

Lisa Harman

Alyssa Prangley

Nov. 8

“The Candrive cohort study of older drivers: An examination of the health and driving patterns of Canadian seniors”

Dr. Brenda Vrkljan (McMaster University)

Nov. 15

"Neuromuscular Adaptations associated with Training; A deeper look into Sprint Interval Training" 

“Experiences with the Long-Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD) in Youth Soccer Academies”

Samer Hassan

Kody Watson

Nov. 22

"Cognitive, Limbic, and Sensorimotor Strategies to Alleviate Freezing of Gait in

"Visuomotor deficits and cortical excitability in post-concussion syndrome"Parkinson's disease"

Rebecca Chow

Kristen Kaster

Nov. 29

" Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Activity Among University Students: Towards the Development of a Mobile Intervention "

“Spine biomechanics with a twist”

Emily Dunn

Maxine Harvey-Burgess

Dec. 6

“Injury biomechanics and aging: Integrated approaches towards injury prevention”

Dr. Andrew Laing (University of Waterloo)

Dec. 13

               Reserved Make-up Day (i.e., due to illness, rescheduling, extra topics, etc.) at discretion of instructor

Tentative Schedule Fall 2016