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KIN students recognized for outstanding service and leadership at awards breakfast

April 12, 2023
The School of Kinesiology held the 2022-23 Student Leadership Recognition and Awards Breakfast on March 24, 2023 at the Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre. Student Engagement Officer, Emily Speidel, and Indigenous Academic Advisor, Robert Busch, co-hosted the event, which included an address by the School’s Director, Robert Boushel. The awards recognize the […]

KIN faculty receive 2022-23 Community-University Engagement Support Fund

March 31, 2023
We are pleased to announce that Drs. Andrea Bundon and Rosalin Miles have each been named a recipient of the 2022-23 Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund. The 2022-23 CUES Fund has awarded over $745,000 to 31 community-university projects that will benefit communities and advance collaborative research, teaching, and learning. Dr. Bundon’s project includes a collaboration […]

UBC Active Kids Launches Healthy Eating Tips Booklet

March 7, 2023
UBC Active Kids, together with the School of Kinesiology, is excited to launch its nutrition booklet, Healthy Eating Tips for Children and Families. The booklet is a helpful, research-based resource for parents, offering family-friendly recipes, ideas for healthy eating habits, meal planning advice, and information on Indigenous food and nutrition. All tips and recommendations have […]

UBC high-performance coaches lead athletes at 2023 Canada Games in PEI

February 23, 2023
The University of British Columbia and the UBC School of Kinesiology established a Masters of High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership (MHPCTL) 10 years ago to raise the professional standard of coaches in Canada. “We are thrilled to see our graduates and current students leading athletes at the Canada Games in PEI,” said David Hill, […]

Dr. Tania Lam Awarded Grant for Pelvic Floor Muscle Research

February 14, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Tania Lam and her team of co-applicants who have been awarded a CIHR grant for their project, “The PELvUS Study – Pelvic Floor Exercise to Lessen Urinary Incontinence and Sexual Disfunction in People with Spinal Cord Injury“. The $569,924 grant will help Dr. Lam and her team explore how to prescribe pelvic […]