BC Sport & Exercise Medicine Research Foundation

Supporting research, knowledge and development in the science of sport.


The BC Sport & Exercise Medicine Research Foundation (BCSEMRF) promotes research and increases knowledge in the field of sport and exercise medicine. Experienced clinicians and scientists at the UBC Sport and Exercise Medicine Clinic (formerly Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre) at the University of British Columbia provide leadership to the Foundation. The awareness and funds raised mobilizes research in the field of sports medicine and fosters innovative growth in exercise science. A sampling of the topics supported by the BC Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Foundation:


● Etiology and management of overuse running injuries
● Cancer rehabilitation
● Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease
● Exercise and the Elderly
● Achilles tendinopathy
● Patellofemoral pain rehabilitation
● Overtraining
● Core stabilization and improvement in agility, power & balance
● The Female Athlete
● Air pollution and exercise
● Osteoarthritis

Please visit the BC Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Foundation website for more information.