High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership
Master of High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership
The School of Kinesiology continues to attract top students to its highly regarded graduate program where we offer studies at both the masters and doctoral level. The School has excellent research facilities and graduate students are mentored by some of the top professors and researchers in the field of Kinesiology. We offer graduate students original investigations (MA, MSc, PhD) and advanced study (MKin) in biological, behavioural, and socio-cultural research in Kinesiology.
We are proud to be part of a leading global university that is committed to providing an exceptional learning environment and to fostering global citizenship, a civil and sustainable society, and outstanding research.
|Beauchamp, Mark||Kinesiology; social determinants of health; Health Promotion; Quality of Life and Aging; Mental Health and Society; Children; Exercise Psychology; Group Processes; Health Psychology; Intervention; Leadership; Older Adults; Physical Activity; Social Cognition; Sport Psychology|
|Bennett, Erica||Sport and exercise psychology; stress, emotion, and coping; Aging; sport; chronic illness; disability; Physical Activity; community and critical perspectives in physical activity psychology|
|Blouin, Jean-Sebastien||Kinesiology; sensorimotor integration; Motor System; robotics and automation; Trauma / Injuries; Physiology; Balance robot; Computational approaches; Head and neck; Sensorimotor physiology; Sensory virtualisation; Standing balance; Whiplash injuries|
|Bredin, Shannon||human motor learning, expertise and development, physical education, teacher preparation and effectiveness, Human motor behaviour (motor learning, development, and expertise), life span physical activity and health, physical and health literacy, health knowledge, health-related physical fitness, interactive gaming, telehealth, psychomotor markers of performance|
|Bundon, Andrea||Kinesiology; Social Contexts; critical disability studies; disability; Paralympics; social media; sociology; sport|
|Carpenter, Mark||neural control of movement, fear of falling, Neural control of movement, postural control, fears of falling, balance disorders, Parkinson's disease|
|Chua, Romeo||Human perceptual-motor control, vision and action, perceptual-motor compatibility, coordination|
|Faulkner, Guy||Kinesiology; Community Health / Public Health; behavioral medicine; Exercise Psychology; mental health; physical activity and public health; physical activity interventions|
|Hodges, Nicola||Sport and exercise psychology; Natural sciences; action anticipation and observation; coaching and motor skill expertise; skill acquisition; Motor learning; observational learning and instruction|
|Hurd, Laura||Social sciences; Aging; health; Gender; body image; embodiment or embodied experience; disability; chronic illness or chronic conditions; Assistive technology; sexuality; gender identity; sexual orientation; Physical Activity; qualitative methods; LGBTQ older adults; media representation; ageism; heterosexism; ableism; sociology of aging; social gerontology|
|Inglis, J Timothy||Exercise science, neurophysiology, biomechanics, stance and balance control, human microneurography, physical therapy and rehabilitation, vestibular system|
|Koehle, Michael||Systems physiology; Other clinical medicine; Musculoskeletal biology and physiology; Exercise Physiology; air pollution; Sport and Exercise Medicine; Environmental Physiology; Altitude|
|Lam, Tania||Sensorimotor physiology; Kinesiology; Physical therapy; Neurological disorders (except neuromuscular diseases); gait rehabilitation; exercise; neurorecovery; urogenital function; urologic rehabilitation|
|Miran-Khan, Karim||Exercise is Medicine; Health promotion via Exercise; Type 2 DM prevention|
|Mitchell, Cameron||Kinesiology; Aging; molecular biology; Muscle hypertrophy; Nutrition; Physical performance; Protein metabolism; Resistance training; Sarcopenia|
|Norman, Moss||Kinesiology; Community and public health; Critical weight studies; Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology; Indigenous physical cultures; Masculinities; Socio-Cultural Studies|
|Puterman, Eli||Kinesiology; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Acute exercise; cellular aging; chronic stress; Exercise interventions; Health Psychology; Physical Activity; Physical literacy; Stress physiology; telomeres|
|Sheel, William||exercise science, Exercise science, exercise physiology, respiratory and cardiovascular physiology, athletic performance, cardiovascular|
|Vertinsky, Patricia||social and cultural history of the body, gender relations, health, sport and exercise, social history of women and health, social/cultural aspects of sport and physical activity, health education, promotion and policy, Social and cultural history of sport and physical activity, gender, race, aging and disability, modern olympics|
|Warburton, Darren||cardiovascular physiology, clinical exercise rehabilitation, interactive video games, , Sport cardiology and clinical exercise rehabilitation, elite athletic performance, childhood health, treatments for patients with chronic disease, cardiac rehabilitation|
|Wilson, Brian||Cultural studies and sociology with focus on media, consumer culture, youth, social inequality, social movements, the environment, qualitative methods, and sport and leisure studies|
After retiring from rowing, he later taught at the University of Waterloo, managed Canadian international rowing crews and co-founded Rowing BC. He remained a steadfast supporter of the Vancouver Rowing Club and UBC rowing his entire life. He also maintained strong roots in Winfield, BC, where he...
A warm welcome to Rachel Dickens who joins the School of Kinesiology to pursue her Ph.D. Rachel is from Prince Rupert, BC, and is of mixed ancestry, including East Asian and Tsimshian, a member of the Lax Kw’alaams Band. She holds a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics and works alongside the Nuu-...
The Indigenous Physical Activity & Cultural Circle (IPACC) recently hosted the National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness Conference on May 1st and 2nd, 2021. It is the nation’s largest conference on Physical Activity & Wellness for First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples and...
KIN alum, Carrie Watts, nee Watson (BHK ’04, BEd ’05 MKin ’11) was inducted into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame last month for her impact and accomplishments as a Thunderbird athlete. In the early 2000’s, Carrie was a driving force in the Thunderbirds return to national...
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arnold Smith. Arnie graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor in Physical Education and a Master of Education in 1982. While at UBC Arnie played Thunderbird football under coach Frank Gnup. Upon graduation, he embarked on a teaching and coaching...