On a sunny Saturday afternoon earlier this month, down the 401 in Windsor, Western kicker Lirim Hajrullahu cemented himself as the Mustangs’ all-time points leader with a 17-point performance against the Lancers in a 51-23 Western win.
A former Mustangs football player, now pursuing a master’s degree in Kinesiology, Kody Campbell tackles the science behind the hard hits and the triggers of concussions.
Eight Western graduate students have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, each receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years. Vanier scholars are selected based on leadership skills and high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, engineering and/or health sciences.
The world will be coming to Western as the university plays host to the 3rd biennial International Symposium for Collaboration in Research, Teaching and Exchange, the North American installment of the tri-universities event, Sept. 18-22, in the Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building (HSB).
Unless you were among 30 friends and family who gathered on a slightly breezy day in May, you probably don’t know why there’s a plaque on campus for Brenda MacEachern.
While the debate rages over the harmful effects of electromagnetic fields (EMF), found in everything from cell phones, medical imaging devices and power lines, one Western researcher sees potential beyond the controversy.
Daniel Nabben will hit the beach again this weekend. But fun in the sun is serious business for this first-year Sport Management masters student, who is among the founders of a South Korean charity dedicated to raising money for a local community in memory of a fallen friend.
Kristen Roglasky, a master’s student in Kinesiology at Western, has partnered with Special Olympics London and fitness organizations, such as YMCA London and the Hutton House, to commemorate International Fitness Day on Oct. 13.
In recognition of nearly 25 years of research in the field of sport management, Western Kinesiology professor Alison Doherty will receive two awards from the North American Society for Sport Management at its annual conference.
Celebrating Hayden’s Games It was a moment many said was long overdue as former Western Kinesiology professor Frank Hayden was honoured with a plaque commemorating his time at the university, and the exact location the conception and creation of the Special Olympics....
Forgot your bus pass? Not a problem.
New expense directives start Under the new Procurement and Expenses Directives, the provincial government has established policies for all broader public sector organizations, including The University of Western Ontario. Outlined mandatory changes, effective Jan. 1,...
During a recent trip to Amsterdam with a group of sport management students, I had the unique opportunity to experience sport in another country. Thanks to our gracious hosts at our partner institution, Johan Cruyff University, we were exposed to high-performance sport in the Netherlands in a variety of areas.
Ally Crich has had six concussions in her life and she just turned 19. Now, the second-year kinesiology student hopes to bring attention to concussions and post-concussion syndrome, so others do not go down the painful road she has been on. Six times.
There’s no doubt about it. Exercise is like medicine for aging Canadians. Thanks to a team of graduate students at Western’s Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) Neuromuscular Lab, the Research Retirement Association (RRA) can tailor their fitness program not...
Jamie Melling, University of Western Ontario kinesiology assistant professor (anatomy), won’t be the first person to tell you to exercise. He just wants you – especially those with diabetes – to be safe while doing so.
Western alumnae Sandy Kirkley (MD’86) will be posthumously inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame July 8 during its Annual Meeting in California, honouring her work in the field of sports medicine.