School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Nathan Skolski on November 13, 2017
Partnership sets-up university laboratory downtown Kelowna With world diabetes day just around the corner on November 14, UBC Okanagan associate professor Mary Jung wants to help those living with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes create, and more importantly, maintain healthy habits. The developer and researcher has devoted her research career to investigating what makes healthy […]
By Nathan Skolski on October 11, 2017
Popular new ketone salts enhance fat burning but impair high-intensity exercise performance
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2017
Ask any parent. Their most important goal is to raise children who are healthy—physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally.
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2017
What’s true for the general population is doubly true for those living with disabilities.
By Nathan Skolski on August 24, 2017
Variations in blood flow, may be the method to pin down brain trauma
By Nathan Skolski on August 23, 2017
In the battle of the sexes, new UBC research suggests that men may be stronger physically but women have much greater muscle endurance than their male counterparts.
By Nathan Skolski on July 31, 2017
UBC Okanagan students have a new elective course to consider this fall, as the university introduces the HEAL 100 course on health and wellbeing.
By Nathan Skolski on July 27, 2017
Named for the three goals represented in the program—physical activity, healthy eating and teamwork—UBC’s HAT TRICK is back for its third period.
By Christine Zeindler on June 14, 2017
Just one 30-minute bout of exercise makes women feel stronger and thinner, according to a new UBC study. And the positive effect lasts well beyond the activity itself, which may be good news for women concerned about their body image.