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December 2013

Deux professeurs de l’Université d’Ottawa donneront des cours à la première Université Olympique
Huffington Post Canada
Professeur Benoit Séguin, École des sciences de l'activité physique, discute avec l’animateur de sa visite à Sotchi pour les Olympiques en tant qu’expert reconnu mondialement.

USA Hockey eyes junior fighting ban
Globe and Mail
- 12/19/2013
Blaine Hoshizaki, School of Human Kinetics, is mentioned in this article touching on head injuries in hockey. Également paru dans / Also Appeared In
Other sources: Waterloo Region Record, Guelph Mercury

A Proposal Would Ban Fighting in Top Amateur Leagues in the U.S.
The New York Times
- 13/19/2013
Professor Blaine Hoshizaki presented new findings showing that a right or left hook to the head ''delivered more than twice the rotational acceleration'' of other kinds of blows common in hockey and is ''the most effective way to give someone a concussion.''

Ottawa-Zambia Sport Connection Continues
Ottawa Citizen
- 13/19/2013
Jared Kope, a uOttawa master's student in human kinetics from Tofield, Alta, is mentioned in the article.

Les francophones en milieu minoritaire auraient plus de problèmes de santé
- 12/13/2013
« La population minoritaire francophone s'avère être caractérisée de facteurs sociodémographiques qui la rendent plus vulnérable à certains problèmes de santé », confirme Pascal Imbeault, École des sciences de l'activité physique.
Autre source: MSN Canada

Seven Ottawans to be invested into the Order of Canada
Rachel Thibeault, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, receives the Order of Canada.

In Ethiopia, the Beat Goes on, in Music and Health
Huffington Post (The Blog)
- 12/11/2013
Jillian Gedeon, Health Sciences Master's student, performed her rap, "Family Planning Saves Lives" at the the third International Conference on Family Planning.

Stop-Smoking Drugs Won't Harm The Heart, Review Finds
Huffington Post Canada
"Undoubtedly, the benefits of quitting smoking outweigh any potential risks from smoking cessation therapies," says Edward Mills, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Canada Research Chair in Global Health.
Other source: The South Asian Times

Tom Daley video shows it's time sport came out of its caveman culture | Tim Adams
- 12/07/2013
Michael Robidoux, School of Human Kinetics, argues that "the better the athlete is - and the more masculine the sport he plays - the less homosexual suspicion there is about him."

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