Research Participants Needed

Recruitment has started for Dr. Karvinen’s study “A knowledge translation strategy for enhancing physical activity counselling among nurses”. The study is open to all nurses residing in Canada who are currently seeing patients in a clinical capacity and would like to improve their physical activity counselling skills. Please contact Dr. Karvinen for more details: kristinak@nipissingu.ca.

Faculty Shares Physical Activity Research in Australia

Drs. Mark and Brenda Bruner will be presenting three posters at the International Congress of Behavioural Medicine in Melbourne, Australia December 7-10, 2016:
  • Impact of a school-based cycling education and encouragement initiative on active transportation to school. Authors:  Bruner, B., Confesor, V., Mayer, A.  
  • Exploring parental perceptions of a walking school bus in northern Ontario. Authors:  Atrooshi, D., Bruner, B., Parker, N., Lee, R.E., Lévesque, L. 
  • Understanding Aboriginal youth development through sport and physical activity:  Their voices, their stories, and their experiences. Authors:  Bruner, M., Lovelace, R., Hillier, S., Hare, K., Head, C., Bruner, B., Paibomsai, A., Lavallee, L., Auski, M., Lévesque, L.