Junichi Swope, Kinesiologist

Junichi graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia in 2016. Throughout high school, Junichi was a multi-sport athlete competing in wrestling, soccer, and baseball-where he won a national championship at age 14. His experience in athletics and a team environment led him to pursue an education in sports injuries, with an emphasis on corrective exercise and injury prevention.

He has been able to apply his knowledge of injury prevention during his time as a student athletic trainer for the Douglas College men’s and women’s basketball team, as well as a head coach of the rep-level Burnaby Bantam Braves. Junichi is certified in STR: Soft Tissue Release, and has taken hands on workshops on shoulder and low back pain pathology. His rehabilitation philosophy places emphasis on patient education....(Read More)


Emilie Noble, Kinesiologist

After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria, Emilie is thrilled to be able to use her knowledge to help people reach their health and rehabilitation goals

One of her favourite positions, however, was working in an adapted fitness center for people with physical disabilities. Here at Columbia Integrated health she has worked with Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, and spinal cord injury patients, assisting with their workout routines and coming up with new exercises to help with rehabilitation.

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Emily Ford, Kinesiologist

Emily graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in Gerontology. She also completed a certificate in Active Health and Rehabilitation. Emily's interest in kinesiology developed over ten years of working as a gymnastics instructor. Emily also has experience working with seniors in multiple settings including long term care and cardiac rehabilitation.

Emily is passionate about healthy aging and believes that everyone has the ability to exercise. (Read More)