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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
October 13, 2015

Canadian Excellence

KP601/611 Seminar in Physical Activity and Health

Winter Term 2015 Schedule Tuesdays 2:30 -3:50 pm BA211

Tentative Schedule for Winter 2015



Speaker (s)

Jan 6th

How studying movement disorders can help us better understand brain function

Shannon Lefaivre, Eric Beck & Brittany Intzandt

Jan 13th

The energy balance and weight loss puzzle: where does exercise fit in?

Dr. Tom Hazell, Hashim Islam & Logan Townsend

Jan 20th

Vestibular perception is slow

Dr. Michael Barnett-Cowan

Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

Jan 27th

Handedness and performance in unimanual and bimanual activity

Gordon Young & Helen Protopapas

Feb 3rd

Journal Club

Dr. Diane Gregory

KPE, Wilfrid Laurier University

Feb 10th

STRAINing research: Applied ergonomics

Danielle Stewart, Josh Clayton & Adam Cornwall

Winter Reading Week!!!

Feb 24th

Group dynamics: The foundation of a team

Steven Bowes, Amy Cubitt & Michael Godfrey

Mar 3rd

Journal Club

Dr. Margie Schneider

KPE, Wilfrid Laurier University

Mar 10th


Dr. Kristine Dalton

Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo

Mar 17th

Functional differences between athletes and non athletes

Kirby Mendes & Megan Henrich

Mar 24th

Attention, memory, and organization: How our brain works (or doesn't) on information overload

Nicole Reinders & Amanda Forsyth

Mar 26th Mar 31st April 2nd

KP 490/HE 490 Thesis Defences

NOTE: you must attend 2 of the 3 sessions

Led by Dr. Dawn Guthrie

Apr 7th