Race, Douglas

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Research Coordinator

douglas.race@hiphealth.ca

Douglas Race is a Research Coordinator with the Bone Health Research Group and is heavily involved in the day to day operation of four projects: 1) The Healthy Bones Study (HBS), 2) Health Promoting Secondary Schools (HPSS), 3) Risk-taking Behaviour and Forearm Fractures in Boys and Girls (The Fracture Study), and 4) Linking Exercise, Activity and Pathophysiology in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (The LEAP Study).  Douglas joined the CHHM in 2009 as a co-op student, while completing a Master’s of Arts in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education at the University of Victoria.  Douglas stayed on part-time at the CHHM as a Research Assistant while finishing his degree and transitioned into his current position after completing his degree in 2011.  His research interests include nutrition, physical activity and exercise, and children’s health.