Female scientist at the computer analyzing cells

Research Day

Format for 2021

  • Woman sitting at table having a video call with her husband on laptop by Jacob Lund from Noun Project
  • NEW THIS YEAR

    • Research Day will be held entirely online via Zoom Wednesday, May 5. 

      Meeting ID: 924 2631 5924 | Passcode: nC96Sc
       
    • The annual student poster competition also has a new look. For 2021, faculty master's students will be competing in a three-minute, online presentation format. 
       
    • There are prizes for the top-four finalists.

Presentations

All times and links are subject to change.

9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

HOW TO HAVE EFFECTIVE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT HEALTH BEHAVIOUR CHANGE

Dr. Shaelyn Strachan, Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Attendees will be introduced to motivational interviewing as a general philosophical approach for having effective conversations with people about health behaviour change. Attendees will also learn about some do’s and don’ts and will have the chance to practice some basic counselling techniques for use in conversations about health behaviour change.


11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

UNDERSTANDING THE NEWCOMER EXPERIENCE AND SPORT PARTICIPATION IN WINNIPEG

Newcomers to Winnipeg often face many barriers to sport participation. This presentation will be a forum to share current research and applied work with newcomers and sport engagement. The goal is not only to share this information but also to encourage more inclusivity and understanding towards newcomers in this city.


2 - 3:15 p.m.

Research Seminar Series:

FUNDAMENTAL MOTOR CONTROL IN ACTION: USING THEORY TO INFORM HOW WE TEACH MOTOR SKILLS

Dr. Cheryl M. Glazebrook, MSc(PT), PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba

This seminar outlines our current understanding of how humans integrate sensory cues to perform everyday actions, including how to use advances in knowledge and technology to support teaching motor skills in a variety of settings and to a variety of learners.

Student presentation:

Auditory stimulation and Focus of Attention effects on motor skills
Anthonia Aina, FKRM master's student 

Thesis presentation competition

  • Student poster presentation at Research Day 2019
  • New for 2021, we are inviting all Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management graduate students (M.A., M.Sc.) to participate in a virtual thesis presentation competition. Your research does not have to complete to participate in this event.

    Details:

    • Each participant will have three minutes to present their topic virtually through Zoom. Presentations will be divided into heats and evaluated by a panel of judges (panels will be made up of Applied Health Sciences' doctorate students).
       
    • A final heat will take place, where prizes will be awarded for the top-four finalists.

Thesis competition results:

First place: Sarah Bohunicky - Shoulder pain: Can we reduce the risk of it in only four minutes?

Second place: Josee Rochon - Exploration of Sex Differences in Shoulder Muscle Activity in Aging Individuals

Third place: Courtney Addison - Finding Memories Through Music and Movement in Dementia

Fourth place:  Liz Markwart - Diversity in Canadian Dance University Faculties

9:00 AM BREAKOUT ROOM 1

Amanda Slagerman - Unknown changes in load during lifting and the possible consequences related to lower back pain

Brad Bergen - Abnormal Shoulder Blade Motion: How Does the Trapezius Contribute?

Mark Dacanay - Cupping Therapy; Ancient Performance Enhancing Technique or Modern Day Scam?

Sarah Bohunicky - Shoulder pain: Can we reduce the risk of it in only four minutes?

Brayden Miller - The Effect of a Modified Nordic Curl Intervention on Prevalence of Hamstrings Injuries in A Professional Football Team

9:00 AM BREAKOUT ROOM 2

Ben Bydak - The effects of extracellular vesicles on age-associated metabolic decline

Nolan Turnbull - A Cross-sectional Analysis of Cardiovascular Disease Risk, Frailty, and Age of Natural Menopausal Onset in Post-Menopausal Community Dwelling Manitoban Females

Kaitlin Reilly - Nutritional risk screening and cardiovascular health in middle-aged to older women in Manitoba

Josee Rochon - Exploration of Sex Differences in Shoulder Muscle Activity in Aging Individuals

Daniel Araujo - To be fit or to be strong: Which one will save your heart?

10:45 AM BREAKOUT ROOM 1

Liz Markwart - Diversity in Canadian Dance University Faculties

Maryam Gharraei - Dr. William J. Mills’ Contribution to the treatment of frostbite

Mayowa Olatunji - Historical Scientific Contributions of Griffith Pugh to High Altitude and Environmental Physiology and Medicine: A Peer-Reviewed Analysis

Courtney Addison - Finding Memories Through Music and Movement in Dementia

10:45 AM BREAKOUT ROOM 2

Lucas Forsyth - Acute cardiovascular responses during voluntary moderate-intensity cycle ergometer exercise with neuromuscular electrical stimulation versus high-intensity intervals

Curtis Leclerc - Heat Transfer Capabilities of Blanketrol III and Arctic Sun in Cooling Humans

Morteza Talebiannia - Characterization of Corticospinal Excitability during progressive skin and core cooling

Elena Broeckelmann - The effects of coupling auditory and motor sequences on acquisition, retention, and transfer of an implicit serial reaction time task

Anthonia Aina - Does having information embedded in sound make a difference in how we move?

Schedule

8:45am-9:00am Welcome  
  Room 1 Room 2
9:00am-9:30am Graduate student presentations Graduate student presentations
9:45am-10:30am How to have effective conversations about health behaviour change
10:45am-11:15am Graduate student presentations Graduate student presentations
11:30am-12:15pm Understanding the newcomer experience and sport participation in Winnipeg
12:30-1:15pm Graduate student presentations (final round)
2pm-3:30pm
  • Research Seminar Series: Fundamental motor control in action
  • Award presentation