HAHP in Dal News

  • 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.
  • In defence of Canada's Food Guide
    February 4, 2019 8:30 AM
    Canada's Food Guide makes nutrition recommendations. But the revamped guide does much more, says a team of Dal researchers. It directs us to consider the broader set of circumstances — the social determinants — of how we eat.


  • Kinesiology students receive competitive NSERC USRAs
    March 2019
    Kinesiology students Fola Akpan and Chris Holland recently received Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) from NSERC to conduct research this summer.
  • Loose parts play
    March 2019
    Dr. Michelle Stone, Kinesiology, talks about her research around the importance of children playing in an unstructured environment.
  • UpLift
    March, 2019
    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.