Episodes
Today's episode features former Western Alum, Maria Mountain, owner of Revolution Conditioning and GoalieTrainingPro.com.
Published 11/23/18
Today I speak with Dr. Mac Ross. All I have to say is if you like sports history and you get the chance to sit down with him (perhaps over a coffee... preferably over a beer... or two), DO IT! 
Published 10/22/18
Today's guest is Kari Schneider, owner of Empower Conditioning!
Published 10/08/18
Today's guest is Dr. Lindsay Nagamatsu. She is an Assistant Professor in the Western Kinesiology program. Her research and teaching expertise focus on the effect of exercise on cognitive function and neural plasticity. 
Published 09/24/18
Dr. Jamie Melling joins me today to talk about research in exercise biochemistry and the Toronto Maple Leafs (just kidding... well sorta... we do discuss the Leafs a bit)!
Published 09/10/18
After a long hiatus, KINCast is BACK!!! As the title suggests, this episode features.... MYSELF! I've had a good handful of people ask me to do a KINCast on myself, so here it is!    
Published 08/13/18
Taniya is a PhD candidate currently working in the Exercise and Pregnancy lab, working under the tutilage of world renowned researcher, Dr. Michelle Motolla.
Published 03/26/18
Today I have a chat with Kylie Wasser, PhD student and Kin Management Prof. 
Published 02/12/18
Kole is a former Western Masters student and Research Assistant. He is currently attending medical school at Wollongong University in Australia. In this episode we discuss Kole's interesting path to med school. We discuss hockey, MCAT's, nutrition research, LSAT's (Kole actually turned down an opportunity to attend Law School) and one of my guilty pleasures... Politics!.... Oh and of course, we discuss Med School!
Published 01/30/18
Today I speak with the 2017-18 President of the Kinesiology Students Association, Mr. David McHugh
Published 01/15/18
WE'RE BACK!!! KINCast starts of the New Year with Dr. Glen Belfry. I've had lots of requests for this interview. I've had the pleasure of working very closely with Glen since starting at Western. I thought I knew the man, but we dive into some stories that were very new to me! Had a great time with a great prof and an even better human being. Welcome back to school and ENJOY the episode!
Published 01/08/18
Published 11/08/17
This episode features Dr. Al Salmoni. Al has been a professor, researcher and administrator at Laurentian University (my alma mater!) and Western. He has recently spear headed the new Kin mentorship program that is being offered. If there is one thing I learned throughout our conversation, it's that he cares for the health and well being of his students, immensely! 
Published 10/16/17
Rob Caryn is an instructor in the School of Kinesiology, he teaches in the Advanced Ergonomics program at Fanshawe College, works as part of a medical rehab team performing gait analyses, he's recently became a father and most importantly... he is a fellow Foo Fighters fan!
Published 09/25/17
Michelle is a PhD student in the Exercise Biochemistry lab at Western. By the time this podcast will be published, she will have completed her dissertation defence and on her way to bigger and better things! Michelle and I discuss her research, her path into research, her background and what her future plans are. Interesting side note, Michelle freely admitted that her undergrad background wasn't very focused in chemistry. However, after speaking with Michelle, it was clear that her drive and...
Published 09/18/17
Dr. Marc Mitchell is a new hire in the School of Kinesiology. He will be the professor responsible for developping the new Clinical Kinesiology module at Western. He has a PhD., post-doctoral experience, he's played football in the CFL and he helped develop an app called "Carrot". If you wanna know more about Dr. Mitchell, you'll have to listen to the podcast :)!
Published 09/11/17
Today's guest is Jenn Plaskett. Jenn is a Western Kin alum, former Head Coach of the Western Women's Field Hockey Team and is currently working as the Graduate Program Coordinator. We talk about her time as a student and athlete, her time as a coach, her current job duties, tips for students wanting to get into a Master's or PhD program and the business that her and her husband currently own. What business do you ask? You'll have to listen to find out! Thanks again to Jenn for joining me!
Published 09/04/17
Dr. Lemon is the Sport and Nutrition professor here at Western. He's also the Head Coach of the Western Women's Softball team. We had a great chat and covered lots of different facets of exercise physiology, nutrition and coaching.
Published 08/28/17
Today's guest is Stephanie Paplinksie. Western KIN undergrad and Master's alum. Steph is also the owner of Strongherfitness (focused on pre and post natal populations) and strength and conditioning coach at Hybrid Fitness. She will be enrolled as a PhD student beginning in September 2017. She teaches part time at Fanshawe College and was an instructor at Western for many years... Needless to say, Steph is a very busy person and has had lots of different experiences within the area of strength...
Published 08/21/17
In this episode I'm joined by Academic Counsellor, Miranda Wickett. We discuss topics like; dance, owning your own business, body image, more dancing, Miranda's interesting career path to working in the School of Kinesiology, how students can help themselves when transitioning to university, and then finally... more about dancing!
Published 08/14/17
Nevada Cooke is a Ph.D candidate in Sports History at Western University. We discuss his path through the Western Kin. program, how he found a passion for Sports History and some of the topics he's researched. We also discuss NCAA football, the Soviet Union, Mohammed Ali, Joe Louis, and a lot of other interesting stuff!
Published 08/07/17
This episode features Mitch Stewart, Head Strength and Conditioning coach at Total Package Hockey (London, ON). Mitch and I discuss his background, some of the NHL athletes he's had the opportunity to work with, some of the people he's had the opportunity to learn from and much more! 
Published 07/31/17
This episode of KINCast features Dr. Laura Misener, Associate Professor and Acting Director of the School of Kinesiology at Western University. We discuss all of the different facets of Dr. Misener's research interests and areas of expertise. Some of the topics we cover include; Sport Management, Disability and Sport, the Paralympic Games, Media and "Inspiration Porn" (that's the actual term), Minor Games, Physical Activity vs. Exercise, knowledge transfer from academia to the general public....
Published 07/24/17
Shannon Woods, Academic Counsellor extrodinaire, joins me in this episode of KINCast. Shannon has been with the school of kinesiology for a long time and has a wealth of knowledge with regards to; University policy, curriculum development and helping students navigate difficult/life altering situations. ALL Kin students must meet with an academic counsellor at some point during their time at Western. This episode will allow you to get to know one of them before stepping foot in their office!
Published 07/17/17
Dave joins me for the very first KINCast. We discuss his back story and all the amazing things he's done throughout his career, his favourite bands and movies, summer jobs and much more! Please like and share! If you have any questions you want me to ask people or if you know of anyone who I should interview, please send an email to mherber5@uwo.ca Enjoy!!! (also... I promise to get better as an interviewer as I produce more and more episodes!)
Published 07/10/17