News and events

Dr Keith Lohse, Post-doctoral researcher to join the lab. Posted 16 Apr 2012
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Please join me in welcoming Dr Keith Lohse to the Motor Skills Lab. His official start date will be July 1st 2012. He is joining us from Colorado State University, where he completed his PhD with Drs Alice Healy and David Sherwood. His thesis was titled "The role of attentional focus in motor learning and control".
Congratulations Dave, PhD fellowship award Posted 04 Apr 2012
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Dave has been awarded a School of Kinesiology PhD fellowship award in recognition of his excellent program of study to date and his potential. Very best wishes Dave!
Congratulations Bev NSERC award Posted 04 Apr 2012
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Beverley Larssen, 1st year Masters' student in the Motor Skills Lab. has been awarded a Masters' degree scholarship from NSERC. These are highly competitive and prestigious, well done Bev!
Dartfish webinar Posted 04 Apr 2012
Monday April 23rd, 1pm there will be a dartfish  "webinar" to learn more about this video analysis program we have in the lab.
Des' PhD Thesis Proposal Posted 23 Feb 2012
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Monday Feb 27th in room 100, War Memorial Gym at 12pm."The role of the human action-system in visual perceptual judgments"
Talent or practice? Media debate Posted 21 Feb 2012
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FEATHERs grant awarded Posted 03 Feb 2012
We are excited to be involved in a 3 year project with faculty from Mechanical Engineering (PI Machiel Van der Loos) and Rehabilitation Sciences designed to study and implement a rehabilitation program for increasing arm function in people after stroke and with cerebral palsy. The project acronym "FEATHERs" stands for "Functional Engagement in Assisted Therapy through Exercise Robotics".
Lab visit. Dr Jinsung Wang Posted 01 Feb 2012
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Dr Wang will be visiting us on Friday Feb 17th. he will be presenting in room 206/208 WMG from 12-1pm.
Undergrad. Lab Crawl Posted 06 Jan 2012
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The annual "undergraduate lab crawl" will take place, on Jan 31st. Students will be visiting the Motor Skills Lab from 4:40 - 5pm.There will be a social "mingling" event to follow at 5:30pm.
NASPSPA Posted 06 Jan 2012
abstracts are due Feb 1st for this years NASPSPA conference in Hawaii (June 7th-9th, 2012).