University of Saskatchewan

August 28, 2014   

Kinesiology Current Studies and Projects

Adapted Physical Activity

  • Trying on different roles: the meaning of physical well being in disability identity development.
  • The experience of a lifetime - a disability youth exchange.
  • The bodily experience of disability in dance.
  • The metaphorical intersection of sickness, disability, and physical wellness.
  • The impact of personal and social environmental factors on short and long term physically active behaviours of in cardiac rehabilitation population.

Biomechanics

  • Research in biomechanics focuses primarily on computer simulation of athletic movements. Currently, optimized simulation work is being conducted in the areas of springboard diving, golf, and gymnastics.