School of Health and Exercise Sciences

Taking evolution to heart

An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.

UBC doctoral student wins gold

UBC’s Rob Shaw served up victory for Canada at the recent Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.

Global research expedition begins release of 15 major studies

A group of international researchers went to great heights to better understand how high altitude affects both newcomers and Indigenous populations.

Partnership key to fitness success for people with spinal cord injury

New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity and fitness for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).