Media archive

Media coverage of the BMED lab's research

Work by BMED lab has been featured in various media.

2017

CBC radio, (January 22, 2017). How to trick yourself into getting more exercise, according to a psychologist. CBC News.

2016

Burns, Robyn, (July 6th, 2016). Interview for dog physical activity research. CBC Radio, All Points West. Radio Interview.

Paterson, Travis, (July 13, 2016). Sannich researcher studying health benefits dogs can have on humans. Saanich News.

Reid, Michael, (July 8, 2016). Want to get fit walking Fido? Take the lead, Uvic study suggests. Times Colonist.

Quinn, Steven, (July 6th, 2016). Dog owners and physical activity. CBC Vancouver.

Brennae, Mark, (July 5th, 2016). Dog owners and physical activity. CFAX 1070 radio.

CTV News, (July 4th, 2016). Are pet owners 'dogging' canine exercise? CTV News.

Martinez, Monica, (July 4th, 2016). Dog owners in Greater Victoria may not be as active as they believe. CHEK News.

Bachman, Rachel, (Febuary 9th, 2016). The New Era of the 30 Day Fitness Challenge. The Wall Street Journal.

2015

Van Reeuwyk, Christine, (September 29, 2015). Uvic study offers free fitness for women 55 plus. Oak Bay News.

Van Reeuwyk, Christine, (July 21, 2015). Uvic study tweets exercise reminders, tools. Oak Bay News.

2014

Parch, Lorie. (April 7, 2014). Change Your Mind, Change Your Body. Next Avenue.

Mistry, C., Rhodes, R., (March 10, 2014). Three Ways to Bridge the Behaviour-Intention Gap. Obesity Panacea.

Mistry, C., Rhodes, R., (February 13, 2014). Three Ways to "Bridge" the Intention-Behaviour Gap. Fit After Fifty.

Reynolds, Gretchen. Shoring Up Those Fitness Resolutions. (January 15, 2014). The New York Times.

2013

Klein, Sarah. How To Find The Best Workout For Your Personality. (October 25, 2013). The Huffington Post.

Watts, Richard. Family 4-1-1: Calling All Active Families.  (August 16th, 2013). Times Colonist.

2011

Pitts, P. (2011, February). Gaming? Dog Walking? Whatever it takes to get off the couch. The Ring. p.8.

Video games may cut cancer risk: B.C. Researcher. (2011, January 13). Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) News.

Guinea pigs wanted to take dogs for a walk. (2011, January 29). Times Colonist.

2010

Diabetes prevention and management requires more than good intention. (2010, November 10). Globe & Mail. p.9.

Gibson, J. (2010, February 25). UVic researchers find video-game bikes can help boost exercise. Times Colonist. p.C3.

2009

Carey, S. (2009, December 20). Time to turn over a greener leaf: Planning and motivation are the keys to sticking with New Year's resolutions to live more sustainably.Times Colonist. p. D9.

Cardodne, E. (2009, October 2). New moms struggle to keep fit. Victoria News. p. A18.

Mick, H. (2009, October 1). Mother load. Globe & Mail. p. 1, 3.

Arrais, P. (2009, September 26). Small steps to post-natal health. Times Colonist. p. D1.

2008

Gillies, J. (2008, September). All in the family.  Times colonist.

Sayle, P. (2008). Juggling act. Diabetes Dialogue. p. 9-10.

McCulloch, S. (2008, January 16). Canine trainer could keep you healthy. Times Colonist.

2007

Dedyna, K. (2007, August 9). Pregnant fitness pause. Times Colonist.

2006

No doggin' it. (2006, Spring). UVic Torch.. p.8.

Pitts, P. (2006, March). Demanding doggies provide health benefits. UVic Ring.

McCulloch, S. (2006, February 22). In praise of exercise hounds. Times Colonist.

2005

Hills, L. (2005, March). Start walking! UVic Ring.

Potter, S. (2005, January 28). Video game addictions: New test to motivate the sedentary. Victoria News.

2004

Spinning with the enemy. (2004, Spring). UVic Torch. p. 9.

Browne, M. (2004, January 23). Gyms are crowded, but not for long. Victoria News. p. 1-2.

2003

Read, N. (2003, December 9). Lose weight while playing video games. Vancouver Sun.p. A1-A2.

2002

Foss, K. (2002, October 3). Seniors can reduce disability through exercise, study finds.Globe & Mail.

Dedyna, K. (2002, April 20). What's your exercise personality? Times Colonist.

Froese, J. (2002, March). Physical education prof links personality and exercise. UVic Ring.