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Canada's elite athletes have come to take nutrition as a seriously part of their training. We take you behind the scenes this month with our timely Vancouver Games Blog, an insider perspective on sport medicine and science headlines, talking points, statistical data and emerging trends.
Paranoid about catching the flu Purell has become part of the athlete's training ritual. We take you behind the scenes this month with our timely Vancouver Games Blog, an insider perspective on sport medicine and science headlines, talking points, statistical data and emerging trends.
Vancouver 2010's Polyclinic sports medical team includes the best practitioners in the country. We take you behind the scenes this month with our timely Vancouver Games Blog, an insider perspective on sport medicine and science headlines, talking points, statistical data and emerging trends.
The European Journal of Applied Physiology will soon publish an article that says the difference between Olympic silver and gold medals in Cross Country Skiing comes down to aerobic fitness. The report from Øyvind Sandbakk of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's Human
Beijing's National Stadium known as the Bird's Nest has not turned out to be a popular legacy of the 2008 Summer Games. We take you behind the scenes this month with our timely Vancouver Games Blog, an insider perspective on sport medicine and science headlines, talking points, statistical data and emerging trends.
The U.S. is looking to own future Winter Olympic podiums. We take you behind the scenes this month with our timely Vancouver Games Blog, an insider perspective on sport medicine and science headlines, talking points, statistical data and emerging trends. Canada's 5 year old Own the Podium program to support high performance athletes ahead of the Vancouver Games has seen the federal government channel $66-million towards improving our country's chances to medal - and win the first Canadian Olympic gold medal on home soil. VANOC also contributed $11-million per year to the program, that funding...
We take you behind the scenes this month with our timely Vancouver Games Blog, an insider perspective on sport medicine and science headlines, talking points, statistical data and emerging trends. The tragic death yesterday of 21 year old Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili has
SportMedBC CEO Lynda Cannell takes you behind the scenes with our timely Vancouver Games Blog, an insider perspective on sport medicine and science headlines and talking points this month. With Vancouver poised to host the world in just a few days, no group is more ready than Host Me
SportMedBC has just launched a downloadable, printable version of their popular SportMed RunWalk training programs – LearnToRun10K, Run10KFaster, Walk10K and Nordic Walk10K. The design of these resources allow users to flip through the pages on their mobile device – iPhone, Blackberry etc. making them ultimately accessible and user friendly. Each training program is 13 weeks long and provides three detailed workouts for each week along with a weekly coaching tip by Olympian Lynn Kanuka, SportMedBC’s RunWalk Coach. Driven by the mission of "Promoting sport health on the strength of the best...
Are you looking for a good reason to sign up for the SportMedBC Sun Run InTraining clinics? New research suggests that group exercise unleashes a flood of chemicals in the brain, triggering the same responses that have made collective activities from dancing and laughter to religion itself such enduring aspects of human culture. For some (but not all) people, finding a workout buddy or a group could help turn fitness into a pleasant addiction. In a forthcoming issue of Biology Letters, researchers from Oxford's Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology report on a study of the...

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