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Congratulations Dr. Miles, Dr. Hare, Dr. Warburton and team!

March 13, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. R Miles (Principal Applicant), Dr. Jan Hare (LLED; Principal Applicant), Dr. Darren Warburton (KIN, Principal Applicant) and their team on receiving a $100,000 Development Grant from the CIHR Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative! Their team includes: Dr. Shannon Bredin (KIN), Dr. Moss Norman (KIN), Dr. Tanis Mihalynuk (HealthLinkBC), P Oh […]


UBC Kinesiology #4 in the world, #1 in Canada in 2018 QS World Rankings

March 5, 2018
This ranking covers sports (or exercise) science, sports studies and kinesiology - as well as sports psychology and sports management in certain cases.


Dr. Darren Warburton and team receive CIHR Catalyst Grant for Indigenous Approaches to Wellness

February 3, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Darren Warburton (KIN; PI) and his team on receiving a $109,911 CIHR Catalyst Grant to study Indigenous Approaches to Wellness! His team includes Dr. Jan Hare (LLED; Co-PI), Dr. Shannon Bredin (Co-applicant; Knowledge User; KIN), R Miles (Principal Knowledge User), Dr. Moss Norman (KIN; Co-Applicant), P Oh (University of Toronto; Co-Applicant), Dr. […]


Congratulations to Dr. Maria Gallo, 2018 Hall of Fame inductee

January 30, 2018
Rugby Canada has announced the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees, including Maria Gallo.


UBC Masters in High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership: Helping Canada Win Medals


With the Winter Olympics only weeks away, Canada looks to lead the world. The Olympic Games gives Canadians an opportunity to feel inspired and proud of our athletes’ accomplishments. But behind each athlete medal is a sport system that is supported by coaches and technical leaders who strive to innovate and create world class daily […]


University of Exeter

January 7, 2018
Attention all KIN students looking for exchange opportunities! Are you looking for partner schools that provide classes that transfer for your Kinesiology degree at UBC? University of Exeter, located in the South of England, has an excellent reputation for Medical Sciences, Imaging, Sport and Health Science. Deadline: January 17, 2018 for entrance into the program starting September 2018.


Here’s Why You Should Definitely Keep Running During Stressful Times

December 20, 2017
Eli Puterman's research supports the run-it-off approach to staying sane when things are going haywire.


Emma McCrudden, sports dietitian for Athletics & Recreation and lecturer for the School of Kinesiology

December 18, 2017
Emma McCrudden isn’t going to prescribe everything you should eat but she will tell you how to make better choices.


Don’t Let Pollution Stop You from Exercising

December 15, 2017
When do the benefits of physical activity get washed out, or even reversed, by the negative effects of air pollution? Michael Koehle offers some useful insights.


Smartphone health apps miss some daily activity of users

December 7, 2017
Marcus Duncan, Guy Faulkner, Kelly Wunderlich and Yingying Zhao found if you use your smartphone to monitor your physical activity, you’re probably more active than it suggests.