By Matthew Grant on September 29, 2016
When fitness apps include personal touches such as individualized goals and contact with a ‘real live trainer’, users tend to exercise more consistently, a UBC study concludes.
By Patty Wellborn on September 21, 2016
Prescribing senior citizens tailored exercise routines could keep them independent longer and lower health care costs.
By Matthew Grant on September 12, 2016
If Canadian parents are going to get their kids to exercise more, they need more than just public awareness campaigns.
By Matthew Grant on August 2, 2016
Risky business: Seniors don’t acknowledge post-hospitalization vulnerability
By Patty Wellborn on July 21, 2016
A UBC researcher wants to know about the experiences of parents when their adult child leaves the religious tradition they were raised in.
By Patty Wellborn on July 8, 2016
Researchers at UBC Okanagan continue to be intrigued by the body’s reaction to high altitude. From studying Sherpas in the Himalayas to athletes and astronauts, they are seeking answers about how the human body adapts in different altitudes.
By Patty Wellborn on June 24, 2016
Biologists, engineers, statisticians, chemists and a number of grad students at UBC’s Okanagan campus will benefit from federal research grants announced Thursday.
By Matthew Grant on June 23, 2016
The conscious part of the human brain is actually more in tune with body parts that are not moving, UBC research shows.
By Patty Wellborn on June 6, 2016
After a year of celebration at UBC Okanagan, the last hurrah takes place this week as the campus recognizes one of its largest graduating classes—more than 1,600 students will cross the stage to accept their UBC degree.
By Patty Wellborn on May 27, 2016
Student wins international award at major conference