Government of Canada awards two UBC research projects

The Government of Canada has announced support for nine research projects on physical activity and childhood obesity, including two from UBC:

  • Mark Beauchamp, Dept. of Human Kinetics, will determine the effect of a unique intervention designed to increase physical activity among adolescents
  • Lara Boyd, Dept. of Physical Therapy and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, will study the effect of the combination of brain stimulation and arm exercises on arm function in rehabilitation after stroke

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