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.
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 […]
By Jody Jacob on March 16, 2011
Chris Willie, a Human Kinetics PhD student at UBC's Okanagan campus, is the principal author of a new study soon to appear in one of the world's top clinical journals, Hypertension.
By Jody Jacob on March 2, 2011
The Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention (IHLCDP) at UBC has provided $30,000 in funding divided equally among three initiatives that support research collaborations between UBC faculty and community-based researchers. The projects are aimed at improving the health and well-being of Okanagan residents. They will address community issues such as improving cardiac care […]
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