Happy Dietitians’ Day!

2019-03-25T17:48:15+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s post comes from Nadia Browne. Nadia is a Registered Dietitian and a Doctoral student in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the current Vice Chair of the University of Alberta’s OC-SNP Chapter and OC-SNP [...]

From Grad School and Beyond with Dr. Lyndsay Fitzgeorge

2019-03-15T09:19:38+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Dr. Lyndsay Fitzgeorge is the Coordinator of the Fitness and Health Promotion program at Fanshawe College. She completed her PhD in Kinesiology from Western University in 2009. During her Postdoctoral Fellowship, she was a part of a cancer prevention research team [...]

2019 OC-SNP National Pedometer Challenge: Monday, March 11th to Sunday, March 17th

2019-03-06T10:38:26+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , |

The OC-SNP Pedometer Challenge is back! This is a one-week long event, which aims to promote physical activity, networking, and of course some friendly competition between the CON-SNP chapters across Canada. The challenge will involve all interested chapters to recruit participants to [...]

StFX Student Chapter Launches Unique Training Program for Athletes with Disabilities

2019-03-06T10:16:33+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , |

by Kelsey Ellis The St. Francis Xavier University chapter of Obesity Canada Student and New Professional (OC-SNP) network is piloting a new, inclusive physical activity initiative called OneTeam. OneTeam features athletes with a disability who have demonstrated potential and a desire to [...]

Starting the conversation: How can we get teens talking about lifestyle habits?

2019-02-15T09:32:12+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s post comes from Maryam Kebbe. Maryam is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the current Chair of the University of Alberta’s OC-SNP chapter and Communications Director of the OC-SNP National Executive. With one in [...]

New Year. New Perspective.

2019-01-14T16:11:58+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s post comes from Megan Lamb and Kate Hill.  Megan and Kate are Ph.D. Students in the Psychology Department at Carleton University. Megan is also the current Social Events Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. “This year I will exercise every [...]

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