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Research Revealed 2022

Join us online March 24 for the undergrad research forum. 

Join us online for the Research Revealed forum on March 24 as undergraduate students from Alberta present their research in kinesiology, exercise, sociocultural and sport sciences. 

The forum is a joint effort between the University of Alberta, University of Lethbridge, Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary. This year, Research Revealed is being hosted by the University of Calgary virtually. 


Keynote Speakers

University of Calgary: Penny Werthner, PhD

University of Calgary: Penny Werthner, PhD

Penny Werthner, PhD, is a professor and dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Her research is in life-long and social learning, particularly in high-performance coaches; leadership, particularly women’s leadership experiences and learning; and heart rate variability biofeedback and neurofeedback for optimal performance in high performance sport.

Werthner is also one of Canada’s most distinguished practitioners in the field of sport psychology and leadership behavior. She has worked with many Olympic level athletes, coaches and teams (athletics, canoe/kayak, diving, rowing, freestyle ski, speed skating, curling, women’s hockey and soccer, to name a few) at more than 14 summer and winter Olympic Games.

Werthner is a former Olympic athlete (represented Canada at the 1976 summer Olympics in the women’s 1,500m). Werthner won bronze medals in the women’s 800m at the 1971 and 1979 Pan American Games, and in the 1500m at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta.

University of Alberta: Danielle Peers, PhD

University of Alberta: Danielle Peers, PhD

Dr. Danielle Peers, PhD, (they/them), is a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Disability and Movement Cultures, and an associate professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta.

Peers studies how movement cultures (including art, recreation, and sport) can be used to transmit and transform a community’s values, politics, and (in)equities. Mobilizing embodied disability justice approaches, Peers prioritizes deep, intersectional collaborations in order to co-create knowledges and practices that reduce harm and create more accessible, affirming, and transformative movement cultures.

Peer’s work draws from their experiences as a Paralympic athlete, coach, dancer, and filmmaker.

University of Lethbridge: Marc Bomholf, PhD

University of Lethbridge: Marc Bomholf, PhD

Dr. Marc Bomholf, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge. At Research Revealed, Bomhof will be presenting “Slowing the fork down after exercise”.

Bomholf's current research is focused on understanding how exercise and diet interact to affect appetite, energy compensation, and body weight.

Bomholf completed a dietetic internship at the University of Alberta in 2009 and a PhD in Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of Calgary in 2016.


Oral presentations and posters (along with an abstract) are to be submitted by undergraduate students only who are participating in research within a post-secondary program in kinesiology, exercise, sociocultural and sport sciences. 


Important Dates 

Registration for presenters: Opens Feb. 1 and closes Feb. 28
Abstract submission for oral presentations and posters: Closes March 10
Registration for attendance without presentation: Closes March 20

Stay tuned for registration and submission details. 

For more information, contact us at research.revealed@ucalgary.ca.

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