Exercise, education and alumni — Kinesiology Day delivers again

It was a fast-paced day, but that is to be expected from a community of kinesiology-minded individuals. On Nov 16, the Kinesiology Student Association (KINSA) organized the third annual Kinesiology Day bringing together students, faculty, staff and alumni to explore various aspects of the field of kinesiology. Kinesiology day kicked off with a panel of … Read more

The Road to Rio: Recapturing the Olympic experience with Roger Friesen

What: Faculty presentation with Roger Friesen When: December 2nd, 2016 at 12noon Where: UFV Chwk Campus CEP A, Aboriginal Gathering Place Who: Open to all members of the UFV community and general public When you see an athlete competing at the Olympic games, you get a short glimpse into the life of an elite athlete. … Read more

Kinesiology students set to volunteer at Banff Film Festival

On November 29 and 30, UFV kinesiology students will be volunteering at the Banff Mountain Film Festival at the Clarke Theatre in Mission, BC. Students will be on-site to volunteer and have organized a bake sale to help provide fund future events for KINSA (Kinesiology Student Association). Both shows start at 7pm and tickets can … Read more

UFV inks agreement to sustain physical and health education programming in Antigua and Barbuda

The University of the Fraser Valley has signed an agreement that will sustain physical and health programming with Antigua and Barbuda for the next three years and beyond. On November 10, UFV president Dr. Mark Evered and Dr. Joanne MacLean, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to recognize an … Read more

Physical literacy project receives RBC Learn to Play grant

Getting the ball rolling for community-based physical literacy. An RBC Learn to Play grant will provide $25,000 to help fund a project that will build capacity for physical literacy in children and youth. The community-based initiative will be led by project coordinators Dr. Joanna Sheppard (UFV), Steve McGinley (UBC), and Jeff Stromgren (School District #43). … Read more

Coming together for community health and wellness

Health and Wellness Fair When: November 24th, 1pm to 4pm Where: UFV Five Corners in Downtown Chilliwack UFV will be hosting a community health and wellness fair that will include a flu clinic, HIV/AIDS/STI/hepatitis awareness initiatives, blood pressure measurements, chronic pain booth and Nursing student displays.

Kinesiology students serve up funds for Jumpstart

(Individuals in the main photo from left to right: PJ Retief, Adelle Gaudette, Jessica Mazurenko, Ginelle Bouthillier, Bryan Dietterle) For the second year,UFV kinesiology students organized a charity volleyball tournament in the Chilliwack community to raise funds for the Jumpstart Program. The Jumpstart program provides financial support to kids in the local community so that they are … Read more

The Dean’s Speaker Series – Fall 2016

When: October 24th at 12 noon Where: Gathering Place, Chilliwack Campus CEP A building The Faculty of Health Sciences Fall 2016 Dean’s Speaker Series will feature internal research and teaching initiatives from six members of the Faculty of Health Sciences. Each of the following speakers will be delivering a 5 minute presentation on the following … Read more

UFV kinesiology takes city employees beyond the numbers of cardiovascular health

When was the last time you checked your blood pressure? If you are not checking your blood pressure regularly, you could be at risk of heart disease and not even know it. Due to infrequent blood pressure monitoring, hypertension has earned the name as the silent killer. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada estimates … Read more

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