By Patty Wellborn on June 19, 2018
A UBC Okanagan professor, who is a member of the 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth team, is highlighting how important the findings are.
By Patty Wellborn on June 8, 2018
Julianne Barry is one of those rare breeds of university students. She has spent her entire post-secondary academic career—from those first, nervous fresh-faced days to becoming an accomplished researcher and post-doctoral fellow—at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Patty Wellborn on May 31, 2018
UBC Professor Phil Ainslie’s research has taken him from extreme mountain peaks, to the wild edges of the globe and to the cold depths of the ocean. His quest is to understand why and how some people thrive in conditions that make the average person extremely ill.
By Patty Wellborn on May 30, 2018
While blueprints are essential for any construction project, a team of researchers—working hand in hand with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)—say a clear blueprint is vital when it comes to establishing sporting programs including people with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on May 23, 2018
A pilot program encouraging older adults to get walking to improve their health has revealed unexpected details to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2018
A new UBC study is using a high-altitude expedition to better understand how reduced oxygen levels affect the brain and whether antioxidant supplements—commonly sold and marketed as a remedy for altitude sickness—are effective.
By Patty Wellborn on March 1, 2018
UBC hosts a world expert on human performance and exercise physiology
By Patty Wellborn on February 15, 2018
As the legalization of recreational cannabis comes closer to reality, conversations have begun to focus on the implications for campus communities.
By Patty Wellborn on December 19, 2017
International review determines ‘teaching how to eat well’ should be part of the treatment Research shows the old adage ‘teach someone to fish’ instead of giving them a fish, rings true when it comes to helping people with Type 2 diabetes. The objective was to identify the behaviour change techniques used in 54 dietary interventions […]
By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2017
A UBC study investigating how cancer patients might use an advance care planning software created for seniors has shown promising results and led to improvements in the program.