Get your UBC degree in human kinetics, the study of the biophysical and psychosocial dimensions of human movement. Your Human Kinetics degree includes skill-building labs, practicum opportunities, and co-op placements in order to build a broad foundation for career potential.
Our MSc and PhD programs are advanced research training opportunities that provide students with theoretical, practical, and analytical expertise.
Partnership shares strategies with health-care professionals and helps patients live more active lives
New research about physical activity is helping to improve the lives of people with spinal cord injuries. Led by professor Kathleen Martin Ginis, the team collaboration is in action, helping Canadians live more meaningful lives.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are catalysts of innovation and advancement.
iSTAND hosts spring break camps, summer camps, and individual classroom visits focused on neuroscience, coding, robotics, and broad sciences inclusive of health and health technologies to increase awareness and participation of women and other marginalized individuals in STEM fields.
Jump into the field with Dr. Mary Jung and the Diabetes Prevention Research Group
Over 240 participants have joined the Small Steps for Big Changes program, keeping diabetes at bay in an evidence-based lifestyle counselling program. Take a peek behind the scenes of the UBC YMCA partnership.
UBC collaborates to build an automated Pilot Fatigue Risk Management System for aerial firebombing services.
One of UBC Okanagan’s most complex, collaborative research projects evaluated pilot fatigue to help keep fire-fighting pilots safe on the job. With a key partner, Conair, the diverse research team analyzed performance metrics for aerial firefighters.
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- Mar 11Endurance exercise and your heart: The good, the bad, and the ugly5:00:pm - 7:00:pm
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