June 1, 2017
We welcome Dr. Amit Pujari to our lab! Amit is a Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, United Kingdom. The visit is supported by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. We will be working together for June and July to explore the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to understand responses to vibration exercise.
March 31, 2017
Haley and Kate win best poster at Research Revealed: Undergraduate Forum for Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sport Studies and Recreation. Research Revealed is a conference of undergraduate students from across Alberta and Saskatchewan. Their poster: "Sensations produced by non-invasive stimulation of the human brain" was the culmination of their work in our lab. Great job!
March 30, 2017
Jenny Lou has been selected as a reciepient of a 2016 - 2017 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Jenny is currently working on a doctoral degree at the University of Toronto.
March 6, 2017
Double U School day. Students from Highlands' grade 8 and RJ Scott's grade 5/6 classes are here today to assist us with a event: "My nerves let me do that?" A great time was had by all.
February 23, 2017
Paper accepted! "Interleaved neuromuscular electrical stimulation after spinal cord injury" written by Austin, Matheus, Yoshi and Dave will be published in an upcoming volume of Muscle & Nerve.
January 24, 2017
We hosted St. Pius X's grade 4 class for our first U School session of the year! It was our pleasure to make muscle music together. We had a special guest: Rod Kurtz from CBC Radio One who recorded a segment of our presentation for Radio Active program to be broadcast later today. Please listen to the broadcast.
January 11, 2017
Nerd Nite is an monthly event where passionate nerds present their expertise in a casual setting. Over 90 cities worldwide host these fun yet informative talks that welcome all disciplines. Dave and Alex presented "From the motor cortex to muscles: How do humans move?" at Edmonton's Nerd Nite #31 held at the Needle Vinyl Tavern. A good time was had by all as we demonstrated our EMG, FES and TMS techniques. Please see pictures from NERD Nite YEG's Facebook account. Here is a link to their Twitter stream. See pictures here.
January 1, 2017
Happy new year! We begin 2017 with a full lab. We welcome two new directed studies students, Kate Chambers and Hayley Kaczanowski who will be with us this term to conduct their own research projects. Dylan will continue his work as a full time practicum student this term. Many projects are under way!