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July 16, 2018
UBC KIN faculty member, Jean-Sebastien Blouin, as well as Romain Tisserand, Christopher J Dakin, Machiel HF Van der Loos, Elizabeth A Croft, and Timothy J Inglis have had their paper, “Down regulation of vestibular balance stabilizing mechanisms to enable transition between motor states,” published in the latest edition of the prestigious journal, eLife, which publishes […]
July 9, 2018
The University of British Columbia’s School of Kinesiology (Faculty of Education), the Indigenous Physical Activity and Cultural Circle, the Vancouver Convention Centre, and Tourism Vancouver are proud to announce that Vancouver will host the 2020 International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress, October 28 to 31, 2020. The ISPAH Congress is held every […]
July 6, 2018
The School of Kinesiology is proud to support Pacifica Treatment Centre as a partner for the Race for Recovery 2018, which will help raise funds for the centre’s exercise program. The 5km race will take place around Trout Lake Park in Vancouver from 10am – 2 pm on August 12, 2018. The Race for Recovery […]
May 9, 2018
Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle (APACC), teamed with UBC and Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology to host the 2018...
April 30, 2018
Older adults are more likely to stick with a group exercise program if they can do it with people their own age, a new UBC School of Kinesiology study has found.
April 24, 2018
Congratulations to the KIN faculty who have submitted applications and been awarded in recent external research grant competitions. SSHRC Insight Grants Applicant: Dr. Moss Norman (KIN) Co-Investigators: Dr. LeAnne Petherick (EDCP), Dr. Heather McRae (U Manitoba), Dr. Michael A. Hart (U Manitoba) Collaborators: Dr. Andrea Bundon (KIN), Mr. Edward M. Albert (U Manitoba), Mr. Gerald […]
April 23, 2018
The I-HEART Centre (Indigenous Health Education Access Research Training), in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., and the University of British Columbia’s School of Kinesiology is proud to announce the $100,000 I-HEART Centre Indigenous Diabetes Management Scholarship, generously funded by Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. “We are pleased to support the I-HEART Centre’s Indigenous Diabetes Management […]
April 11, 2018
The 2018 inductees include three KIN alumni Jean Forrest, Dale Ohman, and Michael "Mickey" McDowell; as well as Hash Kanjee.
April 10, 2018
This year, students in KIN 464: Health Promotion and Physical Activity completed semester-long group research projects with a number of community partners (including the City of Vancouver Active Transportation Unit and UBC Athletics and Recreation). Their projects explored a variety of topics related to the promotion of active transportation (cycling) and campus recreation. Their engaging […]
March 28, 2018
On March 26, the School of Kinesiology held its annual Mentorship Program Wrap-up event in the Liu Institute for Global Issues. Each year, the event formally wraps the year’s program, recognizes mentor and mentee contributions, and gives participants an opportunity to reconnect one final time before the program concludes. This year, 24 attendees listened to […]