Media Release Archives - 2008

UBC researchers to study impact of 2010 Winter Games

Oct. 10, 2008 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , ,

UBC researchers have been appointed by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) to provide third-party data and analysis for the Olympic Games Impact (OGI) research project.

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Canadian Olympic Committee’s Chris Rudge joins UBC to advance Olympic studies

Oct. 2, 2008 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: ,

The CEO of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is joining the University of British Columbia to advance knowledge of high performance sports and the Olympics.

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UBC study of Olympic athletes shows that pride and shame are universal expressions

Aug. 11, 2008 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , ,

The victory stance of a gold medalist and the slumped shoulders of a non-finalist are innate and biological rather than learned responses to success and failure, according to a UBC study using cross-cultural data gathered at the 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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