Gareth Jones PhD, CEP

Current Positions and Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences,
    Faculty of Health & Social Development, UBC Okanagan
  • Associate Editor in Chief, Journal of Aging and Physical Activity
  • Member, Interprofessional Curriculum Development Committee, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
  • Member, Aboriginal Health Curriculum Development Committee, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Development and evaluation of interventions that target the prehabiliation and rehabilitation needs of frail older adults, including those with dementia
  • Understanding the contribution of sarcopenic obesity on functional decline and eventual frailty
  • Aboriginal health

Current Research Related to the Institute's Priorities:

  • Exploration of the built environment and its influence on successful aging in the Okanagan
  • Aging and physical activity

Prehabilitative Exercise Training: Optimizing Castric Banding Surgery Outcomes in Obese Patients
PI: Gareth Jones, Lorne Friesen
Co-I: Andrew Sellars, Andreas Kluftinger, Grant Pagdin, Ginny Sellars, Jordelle Dupre
Date: 2010-2011
Funded By: IHLCDP, Research Interest Group Grant, $10,000

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Gareth Jones
Assistant Professor
School of Health and Exercise Sciences
Faculty of Health and Social Development
UBC Okanagan
1147 Research Road ART 360
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-8102


Gareth Jones