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New Paper Out

Feb. 6, 2018 – New paper out on the ‘Effectiveness of active school transport interventions: a systematic review and update’. Read it here.

UBC Research + Innovation: 24-hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years animated video

Feb. 2, 2018 – The new, integrated 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (0-4 years) combine the movement behaviours of sleep, physical activity, and sedentary behaviour. In order to help with dissemination efforts, Dr. Guy Faulkner, Dr. Erica Lau and PhD student Negin Riazi have developed a short animated video about the guidelines. To […]

The animated video for the 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years is out now!

Jan. 30, 2018 – In collaboration with UBC Studios, Negin Riazi, Dr. Erica Lau, and Dr. Guy Faulkner have developed an animated video about the new, integrated 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (0-4 years). These guidelines address the interplay of movement behaviours through the whole day. Check out the full video on Facebook, […]

Dr. Guy Faulkner presents at the Early Years Conference 2018

Jan. 26, 2018 – Dr. Guy Faulkner discusses the consultation process for the 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (0-4 years) and unveils animation video of the guidelines at the 2018 Early Years Conference.  

BC-SHEPS 2018 is now accepting abstracts!

Jan. 26, 2018 – The British Columbia Sport, Health, and Exercise Psychology Symposium (BC SHEPS) is a student-led conference that aims to provide students an opportunity for develop presentation skills, receive valuable feedback on research projects, and network with esteemed students and professors. This year the conference will be held at UBC Okanagan on May 4-5th, […]

SSHRC Connection Grant

Jan. 23, 2017 – Congrats to Dr. Andrea Bundon’s team, including collaborator Negin Riazi, for being awarded a $24,805 Connection Grant to support the 6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise.

Mark Duncan-Guest on the Sunday Night Sex Show

Dec 15, 2017 – Listen to PhD student Mark Duncan speak about the iPhone health app validation study and mental health on the Sunday Night Sex Show (News Talk 980 CKNW). Listen to the full episode here!

End of Year Celebrations

End of Year Celebrations

Dec 8, 2017 – Celebrating the end of another great year with the Pop-PA crew!  

New Paper Out

Dec 6, 2017 – New paper out by Mark Duncan, Kelly Wunderlich, Yingying Zhao and Guy Faulkner evaluating the validity of the step counts from the iPhone’s pedometer function. Read about it here – Walk this way: validity evidence of iPhone health application step count in laboratory and free-living conditions

Currently recruiting for StandUP UBC!

StandUP UBC: Impact of a low cost standing desk on reducing workplace sitting  Are you tired of sitting at work? The Population Physical Activity Lab in the School of Kinesiology at UBC is conducting a workplace intervention aimed at reducing employee sitting through the provision of a low-cost standing desk. WHO: Employees aged 18-65 years […]