HAHP in Dal News
The big UpLift: Dal‑led partnership program attracts major investment
May 16, 2019 8:30 AM
UpLift, a new Dal-led school-community-university partnership, is poised to make a big difference in the health and well-being of children and youth in Nova Scotia thanks to an investment from the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Closing the sports gap for powerchair users
March 28, 2019 8:30 AM
Fourth-year Kinesiology student Madison Campbell spent two years developing Nova Scotia's first-ever soccer league for powerchair users, looking to create a new parasport opportunity for individuals with far fewer options.
- Kinesiology students receive competitive NSERC USRAs
Kinesiology students Fola Akpan and Chris Holland recently received Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) from NSERC to conduct research this summer.
- Loose parts play
Dr. Michelle Stone, Kinesiology, talks about her research around the importance of children playing in an unstructured environment.
A School-Community-University Partnership.
The core team for UpLift is based at Dalhousie University’s Healthy Populations Institute (Dr. Sara Kirk, Health Promotion), where the research that underpins the philosophy, need and value of UpLift was conducted.