News

Stay connected with the School of Kinesiology by reading news stories related to our research, faculty, students and alumni.


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.


Rick Hansen donates glove to Canadian Museum of History


UBC Kinesiology alumnus Dr. Rick Hansen, C.C., O.B.C, BPE ’86, LLD ’87, is donating one of his Man In Motion World Tour gloves to the Canadian History Hall, Radio Canada reported.


We’ve redesigned our website with you in mind

May 26, 2017
The UBC School of Kinesiology is proud to introduce our newly refreshed and reorganized website.


Congratulations Anne Lasinsky, Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award winner

May 16, 2017
Congratulations Anne Lasinsky on receiving the Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.


Evan Dunfee walks Vancouver Marathon, beats all but 132 runners

May 9, 2017
UBC School of Kinesiology Alum and Canadian Olympian, Evan Dunfee, walked the BMO Vancouver Marathon this past weekend. Evan placed 133 among 3,654 participants in the Vancouver Marathon, meaning Dunfee beat 96 per cent of the field. Congratulations Evan! Read the full story, as featured in Running Magazine, here.


Human Physiology: Fatigue, Proprioception, Respiration

May 5, 2017
We’re pleased to announce a new course for the summer term, KIN 500T-941. This is a 3 credit graduate course that will run as a mini-workshop from May 24 to May 27.


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.