School of Health and Exercise Sciences
UBC experts on the holiday season
The holidays are just around the corner. UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to the season.
Dec 13, 2018
UBC research at base of Mt. Everest shows impacts of high altitudes on cardiovascular health
Ryan Hoiland travelled on a scientific expedition to Nepal, working in the shadow of Mount Everest to study the effects of severe oxygen deprivation and blood flow to the brain.
Apr 7, 2015
Catching your breath
UBC researchers head to Croatia to study how elite free-divers stay underwater for 10 minutes at a time.
Oct 22, 2013
Blood pressure medication may cause fainting when used for other ailments
An international UBC-led study has found that a common blood-pressure drug can cause lightheadedness and possible fainting in some patients.
Apr 5, 2013