UBC’s Dr. Andrei Krassioukov on the practice of boosting – intentional injury – that can increase blood pressure and may improve performance.
The University of British Columbia has more than 20 experts available to comment on the Sochi Games, from security to sports science.
Last month, UBC’s Jon Azpiri was in Sochi taking in gold medal hockey games, sad Russian hockey players and frightening bear mascots.
The public increasingly expects host cities to meet tough environmental standards, says expert.
UBC’s Anne Gorsuch details the troubled history of the seaside town of Sochi, a paradoxical place of healing and excess.
UBC law prof Margot Young on gay rights in Russia.
Researcher and extreme skier Cynthia Thomson, a UBC alumna, explains the science behind risky sports.
From bomb threats to cyber attacks, UBC expert assesses Sochi’s complex threat environment.
From Sochi to the Super Bowl, a UBC sociologist explores our global obsession with winning.
A UBC prof looks at what the Sochi Games say about Russia’s past and its future.
UBC Prof. and Chief Medical Officer for the Canadian Olympic Committee Bob McCormack is heading to Sochi to help Canadian athletes stay fit and get on the podium.
UBC experts are available to comment on the Sochi Winter Games, from security to sports psychology.
UBC Law Prof. Margot Young examines Russia’s gay rights laws and lifting of the female ski jumping ban.
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