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Exploring health and human movement in today’s society to create positive changes in health.

Our mission is to optimize human health, from the individual to the population, through excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement.

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Breathing Apparatus

Rarely do we consider the importance of our circulatory system until something goes wrong. Thankfully, researchers like Prof. Glen Foster do.

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Everest research

Grad student’s findings add to knowledge about blood flow and breathing

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Improving cancer survivor’s health

There are few Canadians who don’t know a friend, sister, mother, or daughter unaffected by breast cancer.

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The future of exercise

Few people truly enjoy exercise. In fact, despite knowing that fitness health begets happiness, many of us find sticking to an exercise regime an awful experience—both mentally and physically.

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Passion Projects

Call someone a community organizer and you picture a dedicated, tireless volunteer working to incrementally change the weave of social fabric.

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