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Health & Wellness

Our goal is to give the KPU community the resources to foster a healthy lifestyle.

Together we will celebrate and encourage an increase in physical activity throughout our journey. Below are a few easy ways that you can optimize your Health & Wellness.  

All activities can be mapped out and monitored with the Strava App, it's free and easy to use. Sign up today and join our KPU Sport & Recreation Club to join fellow KPU users as they share their walks/runs/rides every day!

For more wellness support head over to the Health & Wellness for Students page.

                    The Benefits of Sleep & How to get More!

          tips to get a better sleep

Sleep is extremely important for the body. Even though you shut off conscious thought and literally do nothing during your sleep hours your body is hard at work repairing and restoring itself back to its natural balance (homeostasis). These hours are crucial for the body to re-synthesize protein, restore the body's glycogen, cycle and balance hormones and any other processes that are necessary to sustain life. With Inadequate sleep, especially repeated bouts of less than 6 hours/day, the body can experience many negative impacts.

Use the tips above to help get a better sleep!

 

 

 Do you want to be featured in our upcoming Activity Guide?

          wellness

Now accepting applicants for our Health and Wellness Sport & Rec Community Spotlight! We want to know why you think you are a good feature for our next Activity Guide. Fill out the pdf below and send it to us at sportrec@kpu.ca. Students, staff and faculty are all welcome to apply!

PDF icon KPU Community Spotlight Application