School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Nathan Skolski on February 14, 2018
New research published today in the Journal of Physiology demonstrates that drinking a ketone supplement can lower blood sugar levels and might be a new tool to help diabetics control spikes in blood sugar.
By Kendall Pew on January 19, 2018
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr Chris Willie. Chris was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at UBCO having also completed his PhD with us in 2014. Chris was an incredibly talented young scientist and educator who had a brilliant mind […]
By Nathan Skolski on January 10, 2018
UBC researcher Danika Quesnel says telling people who are undergoing treatment for an eating disorder to completely abstain from exercise can be detrimental to the patient’s recovery and long-term health.
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.