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Did you know the faculty currently offers Dance Education classes and will be starting to offer its first Mountain Studies course in the winter of 2014?  Learn more about our Dance Coaching Program and the Mountain Studies Initiative that we currently offer and how you can weave these areas into your Degree.

 


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  1. New Director Announced by the Alberta Centre for Active Living

    EDMONTON –The Alberta Centre for Active Living (the Centre) and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director of the Centre, Ms. Nora Johnston, commencing March 24th, 2014.

  2. Health Initiatives Such As UWalks Can Help Boost Economy

    t’s not uncommon for a government to back an initiative that encourages people to get active, or one that helps boost the economy – but what about one that does both?

  3. UWALK Partnership Promotes Health Benefits Of Walking

    Edmonton) Remember when 2013 was going to be your year, when you sweated away a decade’s worth of caloric satiation and habitual avoidance of anything resembling a lunge? Your trainer put you through the paces, you signed up for the “glory” of being called a big loser and made kale growers work overtime thanks to your juicing exploits. And then came the pain. And the lethargy. And excuses.

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In the News

  1. New Director Announced by the Alberta Centre for Active Living

    EDMONTON –The Alberta Centre for Active Living (the Centre) and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director of the Centre, Ms. Nora Johnston, commencing March 24th, 2014.

  2. Health initiatives like the University of Alberta’s UWalk could help boost the local economy

    It’s not uncommon for a government to back an initiative that encourages people to get active, or one that helps boost the economy – but what about one that does both? The province is stepping up to fund UWalk, a University of Alberta program that encourages people to track their physical activity using a website, app or pedometer, set goals and complete challenges. The idea is based off of Australia’s 10,000 Steps program, which was also overseen by the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation’s dean, Dr. Kerry Mummery.

  3. Higher Learning: Just Imagine

    Imagine a series of university undergraduate courses dedicated to nothing but mountains. Courses that include the study of glaciers, snow, and rock; of plants, animals, and whole ecosystems; of mountain culture, literature, and history. Now imagine taking such a course in a remote backcountry setting in the Canadian Rockies, or high in the European Alps, where your pencil case is supplemented with a backpack, a rope, and an ice axe.

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