Congratuations to (From the Left: ) Dr. Alex Korall, Dr. Chantelle Lachance, Dr. Laura Dewar & Dr. Taylor Dick for earning your PhD degree from the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology at SFU. We congratulate you for such a remarkable success. All the best for your future aspirations. learn more →
High-resolution brain scans could improve concussion detection
BPK researcher Dr. Sam Doesburg has found factors that could play a critical role in helping to detect concussions. learn more →
Dr. Andy Hoffer: A new partnership with Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation is helping people breathe easier.
Dr. Andy Hoffer of the BPK Department, who developed the Lungpacer System is conducting research together with Dr. Steve Reynolds, recipient of the RCH Foundation Professorship in Critical Care in the BPK Department at SFU. learn more →
Undergrad gets muscle mechanics research published
BPK student, Stephanie Ross, and BPK professor, Dr. James M. Wakeling were co-authors for a study recently published in Biology Letters. This study involved the inertial effects of tissue mass within muscle and how it affects muscle contractions. learn more →
A Fine Balance, Stephen Robinovitch
BPK researcher Dr. Stephen Robinovitch's research on how and why we fall inspired the idea to develop algorithms that would analyze human motion, for application in wearable sensors or video surveillance systems that automatically detect and alert care staff in the event of falling related incidents. learn more →
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