By Darren Handschuh on September 30, 2011
Athletes get first-hand advice on damage drugs can do Clint Faught knows what he is talking about when he says the dangers of using performance-enhancing drugs are not worth the risk. He witnessed first-hand the destruction drugs such as anabolic steroids can cause and he recently brought that message to the University of British Columbia’s […]
By Patty Wellborn on September 28, 2011
Canada Research Chair Barb Pesut participates in study with academic and practicing nurses
By Darren Handschuh on September 12, 2011
University research associate taking unique approach to kicking the habit Rebecca Haines-Saah wants smokers to picture themselves kicking butt. The research associate with iTAG (Investigating Tobacco and Gender) at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus specializes in gender and youth smoking research and has received a $125,000 grant from the Canadian Cancer Society for […]
By Patty Wellborn on August 26, 2011
The new School of Health and Exercise Sciences offers an interdisciplinary program of teaching, research and community engagement
By Patty Wellborn on June 27, 2011
Frailty and inability to complete daily chores a risk for those who are inactive.
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By Bud Mortenson on April 27, 2011
UBC Human Kinetics Assistant Professor Neil Eves and Master of Science student Graeme Koelwyn are conducting research that examines...
By Bud Mortenson on April 21, 2011
According to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, to achieve health benefits, adults aged 18 to 64 should accumulate at least 150 minutes of aerobic physical activity per week. But is there a way for the average adult to achieve the same health benefits in less time while increasing their enjoyment of exercise? This is the […]