School of Health and Exercise Sciences
New online training will help frontline workers support survivors of brain injury in intimate partner violence
By Nathan Skolski on September 29, 2020
A new training course from UBC researchers aims to provide critical education for frontline workers to recognize signs and symptoms of brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence.
By Nathan Skolski on September 21, 2020
Determining whether high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an appropriate form of exercise for the average person has been hotly debated for years. But for one UBC Okanagan researcher, there’s not much to debate—interval exercise, when used appropriately, can fit into people’s menu of flexible exercise options.
By Allyssa Costerton-Grant on August 27, 2020
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) launched a Summer Student Series this year featuring student researchers from across Canada. Joining their line-up are two School of Health and Exercise Sciences students: Elijah Haynes and Rowan Smart. Haynes and Smart will present a two-part session on Aging and exercise: force steadiness, tendon mechanics and muscle […]
By Patty Wellborn on June 16, 2020
Although he climbed numerous mountains to conduct high-altitude research, UBC Okanagan’s Mike Tymko admits the peak of his academic career might have arrived in his inbox a few weeks ago.
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.
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By Nathan Skolski on May 4, 2020
Physical exercise may not be top of mind for older adults during the COVID-19 outbreak. But according to one UBC Okanagan researcher, strength training can be an effective way to stay healthy while at home.
By Patty Wellborn on April 29, 2020
By now, everyone has read some guidelines on how to stay healthy while living with the COVID-19 stay-at-home policy. Tips include keeping a routine, eating well, not staying up too late and getting exercise regularly. But how much exercise? And is there such a thing as too much exercise?
Job Classification: Depending on their program (Masters or PhD) Graduate TA’s will be ranked at the level of GTA I or GTA II Course Openings: Various courses within the Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Nursing curricula Student Eligibility: Must be registered in a Master’s or PhD program Salary: Markers, GTA I, GTA […]
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By Christine Zeindler on January 24, 2020
Almost 10 years ago, Bell launched “Let’s Talk”, an initiative to promote awareness and positive change in the mental health of Canadians.
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By Nathan Skolski on January 7, 2020
With more people with diabetes and pre-diabetes looking for novel strategies to help control blood sugar, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus suggests that ketone monoester drinks—a popular new food supplement—may help do exactly that.