15 record(s) found for principle investigator "Giles, Audrey" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The NWT Aquatics Program: A Case Study of Leadership Development
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: Since its inception in 1967, the NWT Aquatics Program has brought aquatic leaders from southern Canada to the north to teach northern residents the importance of physical activity, leadership and water safety from a southern perspective, in an effort to decrease high drowning rates. The NWT Aquatics Program has escaped academic scrutiny required to learn from its successes and address its shor...


Swimming Against the Mainstream: The NWT Aquatics Program in Tuktoyaktuk, NWT
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objectives of this study are to (a) document the history of the NWT Aquatics Program in Tuktoyaktuk (b) expand understandings of Inuvialuit practices concerning water, (c) examine whether a Shallow Water Pool Lifeguard certification is viable (d) the creation of both documents and presentations that can provide decrease water-related fatalities and physical inactivity. Since its inception i...


Swimming Against the Mainstream: The NWT Aquatics Program 1967 - 2006 in Fort Simpson, NWT
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: Since its inception in 1967, the NWT Aquatics Program has brought aquatic leaders from southern Canada to Canada’s north to teach northern residents the importance of southern-based understandings of physical activity and water safety. In an effort to decrease high drowning rates, seasonal shallow water swimming pools were built inside NWT curling rinks and skating arenas, and waterfront areas wer...


Recognizing Difference: Dene Women's Changing Involvement in Traditional Dene Games
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in traditional games and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Interviews with residents of Sambaa K'e and Jean Marie River and with s...


Sambaa K'e First Nation: "Traditional" Practices in Contemporary Sport, Games & Physical Activity Contexts
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in sport, games, and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Participant observation will be used during by the researcher. Field notes...


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