Centre for the Study of Sport and Health
Our focus is the interconnected relationship between sport and health. We engage in academic and practical research related to the physical, mental and social components of well-being.
HOT OFF THE PRESS - Whats new at the Centre?
- Heidi Weigand spoke to CBC News about "How athletes keep their spirits burning after the Olympics"
- Certificate in Health, Wellness & Sport in Society beginning September 2017!
- Football Nova Scotia Student-Athlete Resiliency Workshop
- Cheryl Macdonald postdoctorial fellowship at the University of Alberta
- Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Class
- Sean O'Neil Visting Researcher Articles
What are we all about?
Our Mandate: Building upon Saint Mary’s University’s tradition of sporting excellence The Centre for the Study of Sport and Health will extend the growing research competence in the area of sport and health that already exists at Saint Mary’s University. Located in the Homburg Centre for Health and Wellness the CSSH is ideally situated to promote scholarly research on sport, health and wellness issues on campus and in the larger community. Our objective is to establish the CSSH as an internationally-recognized centre of excellence in sport and health studies. The Centre will serve as a meeting place for researchers from around the world who are interested in issues relating to the sport and health relationship.
For more information on research fellowships contact: Colin.Howell@smu.ca
For more information on research projects and community engagements contact: Heidi.firstname.lastname@example.org
Recalling Bob Dawson's trailblazing role in university hockey as a member of the Saint Mary's Huskies almost a half century ago.
Benjamin Gray was forced to stop playing hockey due to post-concussion syndrome. Since that time, he has suffered from depression. His dog, Sky, has helped him through his ordeal.