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Fred Hume, Athletics Historian

July 10, 2017
As UBC’s first and only Athletics historian, Fred Hume brings to life the stories of Kinesiology Alumni.


New cohort in the High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership Master

June 30, 2017
UBC Kinesiology welcomed their third cohort into the program.


UBC Kin Alum Clare Drake elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

June 29, 2017
Congratulations to UBC Kinesiology alum Clare Drake, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, June 26, 2017.


Multisport training helps Vancouver swim team be better athletes

June 21, 2017
“Learning the fundamentals — running, kicking, throwing, catching, safe landings, agility, balance, coordination — these things are so important for kids to learn”


Q&A: Guy Faulkner- Physical Activity and Mental Health

June 19, 2017
Guy Faulkner, professor in the School of Kinesiology and head of the Population Physical Activity (Pop-PA) Lab, shares his research insights on the relationship between physical activity and mental health.


Integrating Indigenous knowledges in teaching: When will we be ready?

June 12, 2017
On May 2, Moss Norman, Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology, participated in a panel discussion, hosted by CTLT on integrating Indigenous content and perspectives in the classroom.


Human Physiology: Fatigue, Proprioception, Respiration

June 7, 2017
UBC School of Kinesiology offered a new Summer Graduate Course this term, led by visiting Professor Dr. Simon Gandevia.


KIN 481 to be offered online in 2017

June 2, 2017
For the first time, the popular KIN 481 Sport Marketing and Communication will be offered online in 2017, Term 2.


Two Kinesiology Students Receive Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Awards

May 31, 2017
Alison Williams, UBC School of Kinesiology PhD Student and Freda Warner, School of Kinesiology PhD Student, both received Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) Rising Star Awards.


Gordon Matheson: ‘I really like fixing things that I believe are broken’

May 30, 2017
The Globe and Mail recently spoke with UBC Kinesiology alumnus and sports medicine expert Dr. Gordon Matheson, MPE 1986, PhD 1991, who is working with UBC to create a new master’s program in disease prevention.