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October 18, 2017
Dr. Chris West and Dr. Brian Kwon have been awarded $1.926 million from the US Department of Defense to study how the functioning of the heart after a spinal cord injury can impact motor outcomes.
October 4, 2017
The Population Physical Activity Lab took the top spot at the UBC Day of the Longboat in the Staff category. Congratulations!
September 27, 2017
Sport Dietitian, Emma McCrudden, supervised a team of students to create the Go Thunderbirds Nutrition website that includes 60+ recipes.
September 21, 2017
This four day international and intensive advanced graduate-level course, wrapped up September 21st in Ottawa.
September 18, 2017
After exactly 37 years of extraordinary and wide-ranging service, Professor Robert (Bob) Sparks officially retired from the UBC School of Kinesiology on August 31.
September 15, 2017
Bill Sheel was among researchers at UBC who met with Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, on behalf of the Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan, to announce more than $42 million in support of research at UBC.
September 13, 2017
Half the people who completed a 10-week community running program aimed at helping them quit smoking were successful in their attempt. Many others reduced their smoking, and saw their mental health improve.
August 29, 2017
Congratulations to the 13 graduate students who received their Graduate Certificates in High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership (HPC&TL) on Monday, August 28, 2017.
August 17, 2017
This is an excerpt from an article that was originally published at cbc.ca on August 16, 2017. Read the full text here. The British Columbia Hockey League will be employing a new app this season to help detect concussions in players. The 16-to-20-year-old players on the Junior A hockey league’s 17 teams will take baseline […]