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School of Kinesiology recognizes leadership at annual awards banquet

April 12, 2017
On April 5, the Liu Institute for Global Issues brimmed with energy and enthusiasm as the School of Kinesiology hosted its annual Student Leadership Awards banquet.


UBC School of Kinesiology and Beijing Sport University sign statement of cooperation

April 10, 2017
The delegation met with Director of the School of Kinesiology, Dr. Robert Boushel, to sign the Official Statement of Cooperation.


UBC Kinesiology PhD student named top 30 under 30 by BC Business

April 5, 2017
Harrison Brown is a 4th Year PhD student, working with Dr. Jean-Sebastien Blouin in the Sensorimotor Physiology Lab. He is being recognized for his efforts to quantify post-concussion balance using inexpensive sensors.


KIN Spotlight on Dylan Brown

April 3, 2017
Dylan Brown, Active Kids Program Manager, volunteers as Coach with the Vancouver Eclipse Blind Hockey Club and Assistant Tournament Director for the Annual National Blind Ice Hockey Tournament.


2017 Kinesiology Mentorship Program

March 30, 2017
UBC Kinesiology students and alumni joined together to celebrate the completion of the 2016-17 UBC Kinesiology Mentorship Program.  The program brings together student mentees and alumni mentors for professional development, networking...


UBC Co-op Council meets with Professor Ono

March 27, 2017
On Friday, March 24th, Simone Longpré, Co-op Coordinator for the School of Kinesiology, and the UBC Co-op Council met with UBC President, Professor Ono.


Kinesiology Distinguished Seminar Series: “Exploring Hypoxia as an Ergogenic Aid for Endurance Athletes”

March 16, 2017
Seminar Speaker: Dr. Jerome Dempsey, Professor Emeritus of Preventive Medicine at University of Wisconsin, Madison, is internationally recognized for his distinguished research career. To date he has 334 primary research publications. Many of these publications relate to basic mechanisms of the respiratory system (control of breathing, pulmonary mechanics, and alveolar-capillary gas exchange), while others relate […]


UBC Kinesiology ranked #1 in Canada and #4 in the World


UBC's School of Kinesiology and UBCO's School of Health and Exercise Sciences rank #1 in Canada and #4 in the world, as measured by the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject for Universities that specialize in Sports-Related Subjects.


Congratulations to the Physical Activity Research Centre (PARC) on a City of Vancouver 2017 Award of Excellence

March 3, 2017
PARC has been selected to receive a City of Vancouver 2017 Award of Excellence in the Accessible City category.


Running can be the key to quitting smoking: study

March 2, 2017
Dr. Carly Priebe, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Population Physical Activity Lab discusses how running can help smokers quit.