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Supporting seniors’ access to fresh air and exercise

June 4, 2018 - Ring

There’s nothing quite like looking across the ocean and feeling the fresh salty air filing your lungs as you ride your bike along Dallas Road. And Carson Sage, who graduates with a MA in Kinesiology this month, has been offering senior citizens in Victoria and beyond the opportunity to reconnect with nature through free bike rides, via the Cycling Without Age program.

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A whole different ball game

September 8, 2016 - Ring

This isn't your average soccer game—it's blind soccer. Drop-in blind soccer is a student-led success story, brought to UVic after two Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education students were assigned a class project about adapted sports and recreation.

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Calling all couch potatoes

January 7, 2015 - Ring

New Year's resolutions to exercise more are as predictable as post-holiday leftovers, bloated credit card statements and pine needles embedded in the carpet. But while the joint goal of getting fit and losing weight is generally the most popular of resolutions, it is also the one most commonly broken.

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