Dr. Bredin wins the 2011 Award of Excellence from the University of Alberta

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Bredin has received another honour for her contributions. Dr. Bredin has received the 2011 Award of Excellence from the University of Alberta (http://www.alumni.ualberta.ca/en/Celebrate/AlumniAwards/AwardExcellence.aspx). A heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Bredin for this prestigious honour recognizing “specific, recent accomplishments of University of Alberta graduates.” An excerpt from her biographical description for this award is presented below:

“Shannon S. D. Bredin, ’96 BPE, ’96 BEd, ’98 MSc, has quickly established herself as a leader in the field of physical activity and health, where she is conducting pioneering research.  A leader in community-based initiatives, she was the project lead in the innovative telehealth program, the Physical Activity Line (www.physicalactivityline.com), Canada’s free resource for evidence-based physical activity information. She was a principal investigator on the Getting Games Fit program for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and she is the founder and director of the Cognitive and Functional Learning Laboratory at UBC.  In recognition of her many contributions, this assistant professor at the University of British Columbia has received many honours, including the prestigious Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Health and Fitness Program Recognition Award in 2010.”

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