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“Save the date” for our Annual General Meeting & Educational Symposium. On Saturday, September 28th , SportMedBC will be partnering with Fortius Sport & Health for A n Integrated Approach to Primary Prevention & Sports Medicine. SportMedBC AGM Registration opens at 8:15am; The SportMedBC AGM begins at 9:00am, and is scheduled to run until 10:00am. Following our AGM, the registration check-in leads into the Educational Symposium. Dr. Rick Celebrini , Dr. Gordon Mathseon and Canadian Women's National Soccer Team Head Coach John Herdman are scheduled to speak throughout the day. A...
SportMedBC has an exciting course coming soon to our new host site, Fortius Sport & Health . SportMedBC’s injury prevention and performance initiative, SportSmart , will be at Fortius Sport & Health on Wednesday, August 28th. This two-hour workshop offers introductory safety and performance workshops designed to help parents, coaches and administrators understand how they can be key players in preventing injuries and facilitating the development of their children as athletes. Athletic Therapist Lauren Gavrailoff takes participants through a fast-paced, 90-minute workshop, covering: •...
Thousands of participants, volunteers, visitors, and residents will gather together, starting Friday, August 2nd for the opening of the Canada Summer Games - Sherbrooke 2013! “The dream that has inspired and motivated us for many years is now a reality,” remarked Monique F. Leroux, President of the Canada Summer Games – Sherbrooke 2013 and Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group. “We are proud and honored to welcome Canada to our region for this great celebration of amateur sport!" Some 3400 athletes from 13 provinces and territories will be competing in...
For the first time in the history of massage therapy education in BC, you can now train to become an RMT at a public institution. Langara College Continuing Studies is launching a comprehensive Registered Massage Therapy Certificate program in January 2014. Langara’s two-year program offering expanded curriculum in areas such as research, nutrition, athletics, and advanced treatment modalities will give Langara graduates a competitive edge when entering the work force. “The average RMT program is 20 months in length. After a few regulation changes, many schools cut what were 3000 hour...
SportMedBC is hiring an ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND BOOKKEEPER to join our team in mid to late August. The individual will share our passion for delivering quality programs and services in the sport and healthy living sectors, and have an interest in sport, health and fitness. This is a full time position . Please review the job outline and submit your resume to executivedirector@sportmedbc.com .
Be sure to check out SportMedBC’s FREE SportSmart Webinar on travel tips for athletes. This 15 minute Webinar provides medical and scientific information in an easy to understand and interactive format. SportMedBC Safety Coordinator Seb Hartell will take an in-depth look at: - Travel preparation and organization. - Tips and techniques to stay ready while traveling. - Athlete nutrition during travel. - How to adjust to climate and time change. Webinar: Best Practices: Travel Tips for Athletes Date: Thursday, July 25th, 2013 - 6:30PM REGISTER HERE If you happen to miss the webinar, it will be...
SportMedBC's injury prevention and performance initiative SportSmart , offers courses, videos, tips and resources through its free Safety Network on SportMedBC.com. Funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada's Active and Safe initiative , SportMedBC produced nine SportSmart videos. From injury prevention, to exercises and stretching, to taping, SportMedBC and SportSmart has some excellent advice available. In the sixth video of the series, Athletic Therapist Lauren Gavrailoff explains how to tape a wrist.
SportMedBC's injury prevention and performance initiative SportSmart , offers courses, videos, tips and resources through its free Safety Network on SportMedBC.com. Funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada's Active and Safe initiative , SportMedBC produced nine SportSmart videos. From injury prevention, to exercises and stretching, to taping, SportMedBC and SportSmart has some excellent advice available. In the fifth video of the series, Athletic Therapist Lauren Gavrailoff explains how to tape an ankle.
SportMedBC's injury prevention and performance initiative SportSmart , offers courses, videos, tips and resources through its free Safety Network on SportMedBC.com. Funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada's Active and Safe initiative , SportMedBC produced nine SportSmart videos. From injury prevention, to exercises and stretching, to taping, SportMedBC and SportSmart has some excellent advice available. In the fourth video of the series, Sports Physiotherapist Timberly George reviews shoulder stretches and exercises.
* Updated July 31, 2013 MAY 1, 2013 - After five years at North Vancouver’s North Shore Winter Club, SportMedBC has moved to Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby, BC. SportMedBC opened operations at Fortius, Monday, May 6th. As a premier founding partner of Fortius, SportMedBC will continue to serve the full continuum of British Columbians, from recreation to fitness to performance. Effective May 6, 2013, our new office is located at: SportMedBC Suite 2350 3713 Kensington Avenue Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7 (near the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex West) General Enquiries: 604.294.3050 SportMed RunWalk:...

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