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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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UBC research helps to improve firefighter pilot safety

STAR researchers collaborate with Conair and partner institutions

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Health inside out

“There is no magic pill.”

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$150,000 for next generation of health researchers at UBC Okanagan

Impact Foundation’s donation launches fund for support of community partnerships focused on comprehensive view of health

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