By Matthew Grant on October 25, 2016
Fifty per cent of statements made by smokers during counselling sessions designed to help them stop have nothing to do with quitting, a UBC study has found.
By Matthew Grant on October 20, 2016
Listening to music may make it easier for people to adopt short duration exercise regimens that could help them stay in shape, according to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Patty Wellborn on October 20, 2016
UBC Asst. Professor Cristina Caperchione is teaming up with the Kelowna Rockets to offer HAT TRICK; an innovative healthy lifestyle program to help local men increase physical activity, improve nutritional habits, and enhance their social connectedness.
By Matthew Grant on October 7, 2016
Ever wonder if gratitude can enhance feelings of well-being? Can gratitude interventions enhance work or community situations? What are the barriers to sustaining a state of gratitude?
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.