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 Wednesday, May 5. Zoom links will be shared soon.
       
    • 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 - 2:45 p.m.

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.

Thesis presentation competition

  • Student poster presentation at Research Day 2019

    Chelsea Scheller, Research Day 2019

    Scheller earned first-place overall in the undergraduate/master's category at Research Day 2019 at the University of Manitoba.

  • 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 and faculty academics).
       
    • A final heat will take place, where prizes will be awarded for the top-four finalists.
       
    • To participate in the competition, please download and complete the application form. Completed forms need to emailed to Jody Bohonos no later than 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 19.

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
12:30-1:00pm Graduate student presentations (final round)
1:45pm Activity break
2pm-3:30pm
  • Fundamental motor control in action
  • Awards