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In Memoriam: Emeritus, Dr. Richard Mosher, 1944-2021

April 28, 2021
Dear Members of the School, It is with deep sorrow that I share the sad news that Emeritus, Dr. Richard (Dick) Mosher passed away on Apr 24, 2021. Dick was an Associate Professor Emeritus in the School of Kinesiology, this, in addition to his celebrated coaching career as head coach for both the UBC Thunderbirds […]


Dr. Bill Sheel has been appointed as a Distinguished University Scholar


It is with great pleasure that we announce that Dr. Bill Sheel, Professor in the School of Kinesiology, has been appointed as Distinguished University Scholar at UBC for his innovative research examining the intersection of age, sex and gender and the effects of exercise on human health. This appointment is made to a select group […]


CSEP has just released the ‘Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy’!

April 15, 2021
CSEP has released the ‘Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy.’ Regular physical activity is a key part of a healthy pregnancy, according to the SOGC/CSEP 2019 Canadian Guideline on Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy. The new Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy released by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is designed to identify the small number […]


Psychology of Physical Activity, co-authored by Dr. Guy Faulkner


The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to be a major concern throughout the world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important issue for scientists, health professionals and policy-makers alike as they address the challenge of behaviour […]