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Study: Impact of diet and appetite on the menstrual cycle

Study: Impact of diet and appetite on the menstrual cycle

New study recruiting volunteers for a study examining diet and appetite across the menstrual cycle.

Pushing the boundaries of spinal cord research

UBCO’s Dr. Christopher West is part of an interdisciplinary team exploring how implantable technologies can help people with spinal cord injury live longer, healthier lives.

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Diet and lifestyle education in a family practice clinic can benefit wellbeing
A team approach to understanding post-treatment cancer care

A team approach to understanding post-treatment cancer care

Researchers at UBCO are exploring the critical role family physicians play in post-cancer care.

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Fitbit Physical Activity study for Children and Youth with Diabetes in Kelowna and surrounding communities

Being more active might be related to better blood glucose levels in people with diabetes, which is important to optimize health outcomes. Little is known about how active children with diabetes are, or why they are active (or not). Our aim is to learn about physical activity in children with diabetes in Kelowna, BC and […]

UBCO meeting EPIC challenge with people living with spinal-cord injury

UBCO meeting EPIC challenge with people living with spinal-cord injury

UBCO’s Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis is hoping to recruit as many as 60 participants for a project called “Exercise guidelines and Promotion and Implementation in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury” – or EPIC SCI. 

West Lab hosts research launch event at UBC Okanagan

West Lab hosts research launch event at UBC Okanagan

In early June, Dr. Chris West’s lab hosted a launch event at UBC Okanagan with research and industry partners for his recently awarded Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Alliance Grant.

Study: Physical Activity in Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Interior BC

Study: Physical Activity in Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Interior BC

Being more active might be related to better blood glucose levels in people with diabetes, which is important to optimize health outcomes. Little is known about how active children with diabetes are, or why they are active (or not).

Study: What’s it like being a teen with diabetes?

Study: What’s it like being a teen with diabetes?

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in children and youth. There are a lot of things one has to take care of everyday when living with diabetes. Sometimes this can lead to ‘diabetes distress’, which refers to the emotional burden of living with diabetes.

New study explores physical activity levels for children with physical and/or sensory disabilities

Parents of children with developmental disabilities needed for study exploring the context of when and where children with developmental disabilities are active in British Columbia.