School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Patty Wellborn on December 2, 2019
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
By Patty Wellborn on November 20, 2019
While the diagnoses and treatment of sport-related concussion have well-established guidelines and protocols, a new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus is looking at what has previously been an understudied group—women survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). Their hope is to pilot test a simple screening tool to help front-line services, like women’s shelters, identify traumatic brain injury (TBI) earlier.
By Allyssa Costerton-Grant on September 25, 2019
The School of Health and Exercise Sciences faculty wants to ensure you stay healthy this School year With mid-terms fast approaching, staying healthy can slide off the growing to-do list. Whether you are a new student or an experienced one, faculty members within the School of Health and Exercise Sciences want to ensure you stay […]
By Patty Wellborn on September 16, 2019
An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.
By Patty Wellborn on July 16, 2019
A group of international researchers went to great heights to better understand how high altitude affects both newcomers and Indigenous populations.
By Patty Wellborn on July 9, 2019
New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity and fitness for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).
By Chris Guenard on June 28, 2019
The Government of Canada is providing $1 million to fund a unique research collaboration studying traumatic brain injury (TBI) in women who have experienced violence and abuse at the hands of an intimate partner.
By Patty Wellborn on June 20, 2019
New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that upbeat music can make a rigorous workout seem less tough. Even for people who are insufficiently active.
By Patty Wellborn on June 14, 2019
Type 2 diabetes was once a condition that only affected adults. But today Type 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and youth globally.