Men’s Basketball

“It’s really an uplifting experience to come to practice every day and know that there will be 14 other guys with the same goals who are ready to support each other both on and off the court.” Jack Cruz-Dumont and Brian Wallack, co-captains of the UBC men’s basketball team, share …

Women’s Swimming

If this unusual ending to my time here has brought one thing to light it’s that it’s not just the championships or the wins that I remember, the most important part is going to be the people that I shared them with. Olivia Ellard and Megan Dalke, co-captains of the …

Sports and Exam Rituals Study

Study Description Performance rituals are superstitious behaviours that an individual may engage in before or during a performance event (e.g., a sporting event) in hopes of a positive outcome (e.g., winning a game). We are interested in understanding athletes’ reasons for engaging in these behaviours, whether they impact athletic performance …