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October’s Research & Community Engagement Seminar

This Calgary Adapted Hub powered by Jumpstart Research & Community Engagement Seminar will focus on the impact of physical activity among people with neurodevelopmental disabilities by reviewing recent literature, in addition to relevant studies conducted by Dr. Redquest. Speaker, Dr. Brianne Request will also share her experience in leading adapted physical activity programs and what she has learned along the way.

Seminar Title: The Impact of Physical Activity Among People with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Date & Time: Thursday, October 28, 2021 / 4-5 p.m. MDT

Registration (FREE on Zoom!): 

About the Speaker:

Dr. Brianne Redquest (PhD) is a postdoctoral associate with the ENHANCE lab at the University of Calgary. Using a multi-disciplinary, community-engaged approach, the goal of her research is to explore and enhance the wellbeing of people with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their family members. One area of her research aims to understand the association between physical activity and wellbeing among individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Complementing her research pursuits, she has a strong passion for community engagement. To date, she has co-developed and co-led three adapted physical activity programs to improve the physical endurance, strength, and social and motor skills of youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities.