Researcher aims to end Paralympic “boosting”
If Dr. Andrei Krassioukov gets his way, the days of some Paralympic athletes putting their lives in danger to increase their athletic performance may be over.
Apr 28, 2009 - by By Sean Sullivan
2010 Countdown: UBC experts ready to comment on Vancouver Olympics
As the one-year countdown to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games approaches on Feb. 12, UBC experts are ready to comment on a wide variety of Games-related topics. […]
Feb 10, 2009
2010 athletes to get top dental care
The closest to gold and silver that dentists Chris Zed and Mark Parhar usually get is in their patients’ dental work. But that will change in 2010, when their patients are wearing gold, silver and bronze medals around their necks.
Dec 4, 2008 - by By Basil Waugh
UBC researchers to study impact of 2010 Winter Games
UBC researchers have been appointed by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) to provide third-party data and analysis for the Olympic Games Impact (OGI) research project.
Oct 10, 2008
Canadian Olympic Committee's Chris Rudge joins UBC to advance Olympic studies
The CEO of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is joining the University of British Columbia to advance knowledge of high performance sports and the Olympics.
Oct 2, 2008
UBC study of Olympic athletes shows that pride and shame are universal expressions
The victory stance of a gold medalist and the slumped shoulders of a non-finalist are innate and biological rather than learned responses to success and failure, according to a UBC study using cross-cultural data gathered at the 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Aug 11, 2008
Sports doc has a dream come true
Jack Taunton is responsible for basic and emergency health and doping control for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games – photo by Martin Dee A ski jumper lands wrong and breaks […]
Jul 3, 2008 - by By Basil Waugh