Brittany Epple HeadshotEducation / Credentials

University of British Columbia, 2018, Master of Arts (MA), Kinesiology

Brock University, 2015, Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM)

Courses Taught at Langara

KINS 1150 - Sport & Exercise Psychology

KINS 1160 - Leisure and Sport in Society

KINS 2205 - Research Methods in Kinesiology 


Areas of Interest

  • Brittany's primary areas of interest include concussions in sport, the culture of sport, Indigenous reconciliation, and decolonization

Teaching Experience

Department member & Instructor, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓, Department of Kinesiology, 2018-Present

Teaching assistant, University of British Columbia, School of Kinesiology, 2015-2018

Academic / College / Community / Research Involvement

  • Brittany is proud to be Indigenous from the Mohawk tribe, she includes many Indigenous perspectives in her teaching. As a visitor on the unceded territory of the Musqueam First Nation, Brittany aims to teach students about Indigenous sport histories, health, as well as the lasting impact of the Residential School System in Canada and how this impacts the lives of Indigenous peoples today
  • Involved in the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee within the Department of Kinesiology at Langara. The EDI committee aims to promote inclusive departmental efforts
  • During her Masters research, Brittany explored the emotional experience of concussions with varsity athletes at UBC, also examining the influence of the sport culture on their injury experience

Sport / Activity Background / Hobbies

  • When she is not teaching, Brittany is usually watching the Toronto Maple Leafs lose another game, working on her golf swing, or playing with her cat