Free

Fourth Annual PATH Symposium: Physical Activity and Women's Health

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

McGill Faculty Club and Conference Centre

Montreal, QC H3A 1X9

Canada

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

We will explore emerging women’s health research on topics that have traditionally centered on men; consider physical, physiologic, social, and environmental factors that influence participation in physical activity, particulary among women; and discover where research on physical activity and women’s health is leading the charge to impact the health of all Canadians.

The day will include 6 exciting plenary talks with a focus on women's health research, a catered lunch, a student poster session with poster prizes awarded, and an opportunity for attendees to mingle with refreshments served following the final speaker.

Symposium Schedule

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration and Coffee

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Opening Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM: Research talk- Julie Cote, PhD, McGill University

Title: Sex, gender and pathomechanisms of musculoskeletal health: Do muscles have a gender?

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM: Trainee highlight: Jason Bouffard

10:20 AM – 10:35 AM: Coffee break

10:35 AM – 11:20 AM: Research talk- Charlotte Usselman, PhD, John B. Pierce Lab, Yale University

Title: Cardiovascular health in women across the reproductive lifespan

11:20 AM – 12:05 PM: Research – Practice link - Wendy Wray, RN, BScN, MScN, Women’s Healthy Heart Initiative, MUHC

Title: Physical Activity- A View from the Women's Healthy Heart Initiative

12:05 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch, Poster Presentations, and Exhibitor Displays

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM: Research talk- Jennifer Brunet, PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa

Title: Physical activity: A game changer for preventing and controlling cancer

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM: Research talk - Lindsay Duncan, PhD, Kinesiology and Physical Education, McGill University

Title: The role of physical activity on physical health and psychosocial outcomes in caregivers.

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM: Coffee break

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM: Research talk - Lucie Levesque, PhD School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University

Title: Community-engaged physical activity intervention research with Indigenous peoples

3:45 PM – 4:05 PM: Trainee highlight: Shannon Herrick

4:05 PM – 4:20 PM: Poster Awards and Closing Remarks

4:20 PM – 6:00 PM: Wine and Cheese

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

McGill Faculty Club and Conference Centre

Montreal, QC H3A 1X9

Canada

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved