Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Olav Krigolson

Research: Dr. Olav Krigolson

School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education faculty member, Dr. Olav Krigolson, uses computational modelling and neuroimaging (EEGs and functional MRIs) to study how the mind learns and makes decisions.

Special Olympics Active Start @ UVic program

Congratulations to Dr. Viviene Temple and the Special Olympics Active Start @ UVic program who recently won The Victoria Foundation ‪‎#GivingTuesdayCa‬ ‪#‎UNselfie‬ photo contest.

Danica Robirtis

Danica Robirtis

Congratulations to Danica Robirtis recipient of the 2016 Physical and Health Education Canada award for exemplary leadership in the field of health, physical education, recreation and dance. Danica is completing the BEd (Secondary Curriculum) program with a major in physical education.

MEd Coaching Studies students

MEd Coaching Studies students

A group of MEd Coaching Studies students pause for a photo near end of their 2016 Summer courses.

Healthier people, healthier places and healthier society

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Programs offered by the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education provide opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the exciting field of exercise science, physical and health education, to study abroad on international exchange or combine work with study to help prepare you for life as a responsible global citizen.

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Kindness challenge

Alyssa Weninger (left), Lauren Bernardi (centre) and Joe Thomas (right) participate in the Victoria Kindness Challenge as part of Dr. John Meldrum's management in recreation and health course.

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