The 14th Annual
Bertha Rosenstadt National Undergraduate Research Conference
in Kinesiology and Physical Education
Friday March 22, 2013
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Conference Scope 2013 Conference Schedule
Undergraduate students may present literature reviews, critiques, term papers, findings from research projects or work in-progress. This is a multidisciplinary conference that includes topics from exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports medicine, motor learning and control, exercise and sport psychology, philosophy, history and sport sociology. Students submit an abstract and are given 15 minutes to present their papers to peers and faculty.
The presentation schedule for the 2013 Bertha Rosenstadt National Undergraduate Research Conference is now available. Please click the link below for the schedule. Keynote Address
Dr. John Cairney
"Motor Coordination, Physical Activity and Health-Related Fitness in Children"
1:30-2:30pm, Room BN307
Dr. Cairney is the inaugural holder of the McMaster Family Medicine Professorship in Child Health Research, and is an Associate Professor in the departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University. He is also a member of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, the CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, and the McMaster Child Health Research Institute. From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Cairney held a Canada Research Chair in Psychiatric Epidemiology from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He is the author of more than 130 peer-reviewed research articles, book chapters and abstracts, and is Editor and contributing author (along with David Streiner) of Mental Disorder in Canada: An epidemiological perspective, published in 2010 by University of Toronto Press. Dr. Cairney has held more than 6 million dollars in funded grants as both principal and co-investigator, from both CIHR and SSHRC. He has received numerous awards for his scholarly achievements, and has twice been nominated for the prestigious Canada's Top 40 under 40 Award. Dr. Cairney has two main areas of interest - the epidemiology of mental health problems across the life span, and the impact of childhood physical disability on psychosocial and physical development in children.
The deadline for presenter registration has passed. Registration for conference participants is still open and the registration cost is $30. This includes a copy of the conference proceedings, lunch, and light refreshments throughout the conference. The registration form is available at the following link: NURC Registration Form 2013
For the past thirteen years, the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto has hosted an Undergraduate Student Research Conference for kinesiology and physical education students.
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