We are pleased to announce that there are now 39 associations and 10 friends of the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR; http://globalcardiacrehab.com).
HER EXCELLENCY GOVERNOR GENERAL JULIE PAYETTE BECOMES VICEREGAL PATRON OF NHFI
(Vancouver, March 9, 2020) Dr. Jack Taunton, a Founding Director of the National Health and Fitness Institute, announced today that Her Excellency the Governor General of Canada, Madame Julie Payette, has accepted the Institute’s invitation for her to become its Read More …
Congratulations to Henry Lai!
A sincere congratulations to Henry Lai who successfully defended his MSc thesis entitled “CO-CREATION OF A STRENGTHS-BASED APPROACH TO IMPROVE CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH: A COMMUNITY-BASED AND INDIGENOUS LED HEALTHY LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION.” We are proud of you!
RainForest Trail Run
What an amazing day for our trainees, staff, and athletes who participated in the inaugural RainForest Trail Run. The RainForest Trail run was conceived by the Vancouver Sun Run founders as a way to promote Indigenous ways of understanding and Read More …
Waneek Horn-Miller Selected to the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame
A sincere congratulations to Waneek Horn-Miller on her prestigious selection to the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame. We are extremely proud of Waneek and all of her accomplishments. We are honoured to have Waneek as a MSc student in our Read More …
Congratulations to Shawn Hanna, Kai Kaufman, and Henry Lai
Congratulations to Shawn Hanna, Kai Kaufman, and Henry Lai from the @warburtonlab on being selected to participate in the prestigious CIHR Indigenous Gender and Wellness: Idea Fair and Learning Circle. Well done!
We are honoured to announce that our main research laboratories have been moved to the Lower Mall Research Station. We are particularly proud of our new program, Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology.
CIHR Catalyst Grant
Congratulations to Dr. Darren Warburton (PI) and his team on receiving a $109,911 CIHR Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness! His team includes Dr. Jan Hare (LLED; Co-PI), Dr. Shannon Bredin (Co-applicant; Knowledge User; KIN), R Miles (Principal Knowledge User), Dr. Moss Norman (KIN; Co-Applicant), P Oh (University Read More …
“One of the greatest myths…”
In their recent highlighted article, Drs. Warburton and Bredin directly challenge current dogma relating to the minimal level of physical activity required for health benefits. They state: “One of the greatest myths perpetuated within physical activity promotion, the exercise sciences, Read More …