Milk and milk products seem to be getting a bad rap these days. Whether it is misinformation from advertisements, diet trends, unsupported sources, or simply just the ‘word on the street’, dairy is not feeling the love. Yet it continues to give us love through calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D! Give this informative and scientifically supported article a read, it might just surprise you!
By Chandler Proch (MSc Candidate) on November 20, 2015
By evoth12 on March 19, 2015
Are you a Woman in Science on the UBC Okanagan Campus? Have you struggled with questions about how to find your place in academia?
Come join Dr. Mary Jung on April 8th as she discusses topics such as the negotiation of a equitable salary, how to balance your graduate degree while considering starting a family, and how to remain true to yourself and your goals while developing a career in academia.
Dr. Jung will also run through a few mock scenarios that touch on the hiring process and salary negotiations. You won’t want to miss this.
By evoth12 on March 2, 2015
Dr. Jung and Dr. Little recently took the time to discuss our Small Steps for Big Changes study with Voice of America. The video features two of our Small Steps Stars and their experience in the program. Voice of America – Small Steps for Big Changes feature
By evoth12 on February 11, 2015
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By evoth12 on January 28, 2015
With a New Year comes the opportunity for many to start a new exercise routine. Dr. Jung offers her 5 tips to developing a healthy routine.
By evoth12 on January 19, 2015
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Unique health and fitness app developed in partnership
By evoth12 on December 8, 2014
Dr. Jung was recently featured in an interview on Global News regarding her work with the newly developed application Motivation Engine.
Motivation Engine has been develop to assist individuals with the development and attainment of an individualized physical activity goal. Users of Motivation Engine are paired up with a lifestyle coach who’s aim is to assist the individual in work towards his/her specific goals in an effort to develop the motivation to attain said goal.
For more information on Motivation Engine, please view the interview via the above link.
Are you interested in trying Motivation Engine for free? Dr. Jung is currently looking for individuals aged 19-65 to participate in an 8-week free trial of the application. If you are interested in participation, and are a current member of the Kelowna YMCA, or H20 Adventure and Fitness Centre, please contact Dr. Jung’s Masters student Elizabeth Voth for more information at email@example.com
By evoth12 on September 8, 2014
Small Steps Big Change Study participant Tracy Harrison talks about how the study changed her views about exercise. To hear about Tracy’s journey please see the link below: