The SKHS UG News
A Correspondence from the SKHS Undergraduate Office for HLTH. KINE and PHED students.
Issue 17, January 22 , 2010
Mark your Calendar!
FRI JAN 22 Last date to drop a Fall-Winter course.
Last date to add a Winter Term course on QCARD.
Absolute deadline for submission of paperwork to SKHS UG Office to register for Winter
Term HLTH/KNPE 456*and HLTH/KNPE 491*
FRI JAN 22 – SAT JAN 24 Queen’s Conference on Education (see Issue 11) – limited registration opens on NOV 16
MON JAN 25 Application deadline for Foreign Government Awards Program Russia and Foreign
Government Awards Program Mexico (see Issue 16).
THU JAN 28 Application Deadline: 2010 PHE/KIN Orientation Week Leader Applications due by 5pm
FRI JAN 29 Application Deadline for March Break and Summer Camp Counsellors at the ARC – (see
Submission deadline for 2010 EU-Canada Young Journalist Award (see Issue 16).
SAT JAN 30 20th Annual Winter Adapted Games (WAG)
MON FEB 1 Application deadline: York-MITACS Vision Science Summer Schools (see Issue 15)
WED FEB 3 Abstract Submission Deadline: Urban Youth and the Determinants of Sexual Health 2010
Student Research Symposium (see Issue 16).
THUR FEB 4 Carr Harris Cup Hockey Game – Queen’s vs RMC at the Memorial Centre
THUR FEB 4 – SUN FEB 7 Can-Fit-Pro Personal Trainer Certification Course (see Issue 16).
SUN FEB 7 Historic Hockey Series at Market Square – 1 to 3pm
FRI FEB 26 Deadline for nominations for 2010 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching (see Issue 15)
MON FEB 28 Application Deadline China-Canada Scholars' Exchange Program (CCSEP) (see Issue 15)
FRI MAR 5 Last date to drop a Winter Term course on QCARD.
MON MAR 15 Registration starts on QCARD for Spring-Summer Courses 2010 courses.
FRI MAY 28 Submission date for 2010 SIRC Research Award and SIRC Development Award.
In the News
Lucie Lévesque (SKHS) and Carolyn Hureau (MSc candidate)
Queen’s professor to measure success of Canada’s Get Active program and in the Exchange Morning Post.
Peter Janiszewski (SKHS - PhD candidate)
Online science conference, in the Charlotte Observer.
Many thanks to all the student volunteers who
helped make last week’s
Grand Opening of our new KHS Building
at 28 Division Street such a success!!
This year's Macintosh Lecture and Sociology of
Sport day was a great success. There were
presenters from all over Ontario with topics
ranging from competitive eating to women's
hockey. This year's program also included a poster
Please join us next year for an intellectually
stimulating day full of good food and interesting
perspectives on sport in society.
Attention BPHE Students in PACT 001 Aquatics
WED JAN 27
Testing Times for Winter Term 2010 in ARC Pool
WED JAN 27 – Cancelled
WED FEB 24 – 8:30-9:30
WED MAR 31 – 8:30-9:30
Graduation portraits for the Queens Tricolour Yearbook and Class Composites
Registration, sitting information and packages are available on the Queen’s Grad Photos by Taylor
Studios’ website. Graduates can book their own appointments online and choose their own time and
which studio they would like to come to. We would like to encourage everyone to have their portraits
taken as soon as possible as times fill up quickly after Reading Week.
There are two prizes for those that book early and have their portraits completed by
Reading Week. This year we have a Nikon Coolpix camera and a Nikon D3000 digital
SLR up for grabs. Sittings must be completed by the end of Reading Week to be eligible
for the draw.
Sittings are available now in our main studio located at the FourPoints Sheraton Hotel. We will be on
campus in the Red Room (Kingston Hall) from the end of Reading Week until the yearbook deadline of
March 31st. The deadline for inclusion in any class composites is April 30th.
For those of you that include faculty on your composites, we will provide a no charge sitting in our
main studio. Please call personally to make an appointment at 613-541-1098
Subjects Sought: Personal Lift Assist Device
You are invited to participate in a research study to examine the effect an on-body personal lift assistive device
called the Personal Lift Assist Device (PLAD) has on lifting technique and spinal stability. The PLAD was
developed by researchers at Queen's University and is designed to assist you during lifting and static holding
tasks. The PLAD is worn on the body in a suit that consists of an upper body harness, much like a backpack, that
can be detached from the lower body leg straps.
The goals of this research are: a) to determine if this device affects the way in which people lift, b) if these
changes in lifting technique are different between genders, and c) if wearing this device affects dynamic spinal
stability. You will be asked about your comfort while wearing the PLAD as this input will be valuable for
knowledge regarding market readiness.
The study is completed in 2 parts:
1. A short orientation session in the Biomechanics and Ergonomics Lab (3rd Floor School of Kinesiology
and Health Studies Building)
2. Motion capture data collection at the Human Mobility Research Centre (Basement of KGH, enter from
You will receive a stipend of $10.00 for each session in acknowledgement of your time and contribution. It is
anticipated that the total testing time for both parts will be two (2) hours.
Please contact Erin Sadler or Ryan Graham if you are interested in participating in this study.
Canadian Society for Epidemiology & Biostatistics 2010 Student Conference
Queens University is proud to host the annual National Student Conference of the Canadian Society for
Epidemiology & Biostatistics on THUR MAY 27 – FRI MAY 28, 2010. Conference participants include
students with an interest in exposure to research in areas related to Epidemiology and Biostatistics (can include
public health, population health, health services and policy research, health economics, international health,
health sciences, general sciences, etc.) presenting their own original research.
The Scientific Program Committee invites abstracts for oral and poster presentations related to Epidemiology
and Biostatistics.The conference organizers would like to see all delegates have the opportunity to present work;
therefore proposals, research in progress, and final findings are eligible for presentation.
Who should submit an abstract?
Presentations from undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students are welcome.
Structured abstracts must include:
• Title Choose a title that clearly identifies your presentation
• Authors Name, title, affiliation, with student presenter underlined
• Presenters Name, title, organization, contact information
• Abstracts The abstract must include the presentation's purpose and intended audience and a brief
description of the presentation. The abstract must be 200 words or less and double spaced. Please
structure the abstract with the following headings (if applicable): Background, Purpose, Study Design,
Methods, Results, Conclusions.
For the Microsoft Word template for abstracts please contact: email@example.com
Abstracts must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST, Monday, February 15, 2010
Notification of selected abstracts will occur by email by Monday, March 15, 2010
SAVE PACT 338* Fall Camp School Campaign
See Issue 15 for details.
When: Saturday, February 13th 2010
Time: 7PM art viewing, 8PM art raffle begins.
Location: Ban Righ Dining Hall
Tickets are $150 for two people and an an original work of art is guaranteed. Live music and
snacks are provided! Dress code: smart casual. Cash bar.
For ticket sales, please contact the Union Gallery at 613-533-3171 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For further
information, please contact Kathryn Poy at email@example.com.
GO GAELS GO! Support your fellow students!!
Please send any missing SKHS athlete names to UG News
Christine Wallace – BAH MJM GPHY HLTH, YR3
Women’s Basketball ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (JAN 15)
Darren Edwards – BPHE SPF PHED YR2
Men’s Volleyball Bryan Fautley – BPHE SPF PHED YR3
FRI JAN 22 – Queen’s vs McMaster Sam Pedlow – BSCH MAJ BIOL, BPHE SPF YR4
8:00 p.m. @ Main Gym (ARC) Nikolas Rukavina – BA MIN HLTH YR3
SAT JAN 23 – Queen’s vs Waterloo Brett Walter – BSCH SSP KINE YR1
8:00 p.m. @ Main Gym (ARC) Joren Zeeman – BPHE SPF PHED YR3
Women’s Volleyball Rebecca Billings – BPHE (Honours) YR2
FRI JAN 22 – Queen’s vs McMaster Kristin Collins – BAH MAJ HLTH YR2
6:00 p.m. @ Main Gym (ARC) Leah Franco – BSCH SSP KINE YR1
SAT JAN 23 – Queen’s vs Waterloo Natalie Gray – BPHE (Honours) YR2 – ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
6:00 p.m. @ Main Gym (ARC) Elyssa Heller – BA MIN HLTH YR3
Shelby Aitcheson – BSCH SSP KINE YR3
Alison Bagg – BAH MAJ PSYC, BPHE SPF YR4
Women’s Hockey Samantha McGinley – BSCH SSP KINE YR2
SAT JAN 23 – Queen’s vs Brock Brittany McHaffie – BPHE (Honours) YR1
2:30 p.m. @ Memorial Centre Morgan McHaffie – BPHE (Honours) YR1
SUN JAN 24 – Queen’s vs Guelph Alana Smith – BPHE (Honours) YR1
2:30 p.m. @ Memorial Centre Kristin Smith – BSCH SSP KINE YR2
Kelsey Thomson – BA MIN GPHY, BPHE SSP YR4
Kerstin Van Bolderin – BAH MAJ HLTH YR2
Men’s and Women’s Swimming
SAT JAN 23 – Queen’s vs Ottawa/Waterloo/Trent
1:00 p.m. @ Pool (ARC)
Learning Strategies Development
Workshop Schedule WINTER 2010
Workshops are at the Queen’s Learning Commons in Stauffer Library – Seminar Room 121
Sign up for a learning strategy consultation in Room 142 any afternoon.
Monday – Friday from 1:30-4:30, and drop-in on Thursday evenings until 7 p.m.
For workshops, register at www.queensu.ca/qlc Workshops cost $2.
Learning Strategies Development Survey 2010 [link]
Help us serve you better!
Learning Strategies Development is a learning support service at Queen's, helping you
to improve your learning and study skills and build your academic confidence.
Please answer the questions about our service at the link above. Your responses are
anonymous. The entire survey will take about 5 minutes.
If you include your email address, you will be entered in a $25.00 draw for the Campus
Make a Fresh Start –
Academic Success Strategies for Semester 2 Monday January 18 @ 2:30-3:20
Learning from Lectures Monday January 25
Note-making @ 1:30 – 2:20
NEW! Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Tuesday Feb 2 @ 11:30 – 1:00
Rapid Reading Thursday January 21 @11:30-12:20
Choose 1 Monday March 8 @ 11:30-12:20
Tuesday March 30 @11:30-12:20
Learning from Texts
Effective Reading Wednesday February 3 @ 2:30-3:20
Motivation and Procrastination
Wednesday February 3 @ 5:30- 7:00
Keep Up / Catch up
Time Management Tips Wednesday February 10 @ 11:30-12:20
Preparing for Midterms Wednesday February 17
@ 11:30- 12:20
Focus and Concentration Tuesday March 9
@ 2:30- 3:20
Draft your Exam Study Schedule Monday March 29 @ 11:30-12:20
Choose 1 Wed. March 31 @ 11:30 – 12:20
Multiple Choice Exams Thursday April 1 @ 11:30 – 12:20
Choose 1 Monday April 5 @ 2:30- 3:30
Essay and Short Answer Exams Tuesday April 6 @ 1:30-2:20
New – 30 MINUTE “QUICKIES”!
NEW Make Your Weekly Schedule in 30 minutes! Mondays Jan.18, Feb 1, March 1
@ 11:45-12:15 or
Thursday Feb 4 @ 3:30-4:00