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Desk Top Replica of The Alberta Bear

The purchase of one out of one hundred limited edition desk top replicas of the Alberta Bear, is a vital part of our fundraising campaign to promote higher learning and success of our students. When you purchase a Bear, you directly enhance the student experience. The money raised will be placed into the new Physical Education and Recreation Golden Anniversary International travel Scholarship.

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  1. A Student's ReCap: PAC184

  2. Prenatal exercise: baby steps to better health!

    While the majority of maternity health care providers do recommend women be active during pregnancy, the focus is often on how much exercise is too much while less attention is given to how much activity is too little. Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta.

  3. Steadward Centre's new report leads to improvements at UofA fitness and wellness centre

    Based on a research project funded by the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund, The Steadward Centre used the AIMFREE (Accessibility, Instruments Measuring Fitness and Recreation Environments) survey tool to conduct an audit of 25 Edmonton and region fitness facilities, including facilities at the U of A, to identify barriers to accessing community fitness centres for people experiencing disability.

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Recent Faculty Publications 

Community forestry in British Columbia: Policy progression and public participation Howard Harshaw et al. (2015)

Sport cycling tourists’ setting preferences, appraisals and attachments Elizabeth Halpenny et al.  (2015)

Gender-associated perceptions of barriers and motivators to physical activity participation in south asian punjabis living in Western Canada Gordon Walker, Kerry Mummery, Cally Darrell Jennings et al.(2015)

Creatine loading elevates the intracellular phosphorylation potential and alters adaptive responses of rat fast-twitch muscle to chronic low-frequency stimulation Charles T. Putman, Maria Gallo, K.J.B. Martins, Ian Maclean, Michelle Jendral, Daniel Syrotuik  et al.  (2015)

Ventilatory responses to prolonged exercise with heavy load carriage  Devin Phillips, Stewart Petersen et al. (2015)

Airway inflammation, cough and athlete quality of life in elite female cross-country skiers: A longitudinal study Michael Kennedy et al. (2015)

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In the News

  1. Facility and Program Access for U of A Students

    The Athletics and Recreation Fee is designed to support healthy and active lifestyle on the University of Alberta campus through various exercise facilities and programs, recreational sports opportunities, and varsity athletics.

  2. U of A looking for families to play St Paul

  3. Inside the new PAW Centre

    Take this video tour of the new $60-million Physical Activity and Wellness Centre on the campus of the University of Alberta.

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