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Here we go! 2016 Sun Run InTraining is just about to start. If you want to Walk or Nordic Walk, Learn to Run 10K or Run 10K Stronger, be sure to check out our first SportMed RunWalk Webinar! SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka presents RunWalk & InTraining program information. You'll find out what's involved, what you'll need and where you can find online and clinic support to take you safely and comfortably through the Sun Run finish line! Video of kkpJGF_0jSs...
Here we go! 2016 Sun Run InTraining is just about to begin! If you want to Walk or Nordic Walk, Learn to Run 10K or Run 10K Stronger - Don't miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka for specific RunWalk program information and find out what's involved, what you'll need, and where you can find online and clinic support to take you safely and comfortably through the Sun Run finish line! REGISTER NOW Title: Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program & Clinic Information Date: Thursday, January 14th, 2016 Time: 12:00pm...
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2016 Prohibited List came into effect on January 1, 2016. Notable modifications include: Insulin-mimetics were added to category S4. Hormone and Metabolic Modulators, to include all insulin-receptor agonists. Meldonium (mildronate) was added to category S4. “because of evidence of its use by athletes with the intention of enhancing performance.” It was clarified that the ophthalmic use of carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (S5. Diuretics and Masking...
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - SportMedBC SportMedBC is committed to identifying, developing and promoting Best Practices in Sport Health, Sport Safety, Sport Performance and Health Promotion. SportMedBC coordinates access to a network of sport medicine and sport science practitioners and strives to be the ultimate sport medicine and sport science resource within the provincial sport system and for all active British Columbians. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR provides organizational leadership and is responsible for over-sight of the implementation of...
For the first time ever, Drug Free Sport NZ has used a reformed doper to deliver a series of captivating video messages to warn New Zealand athletes about the perils of drug use. World-renowned road cyclist and former teammate of Lance Armstrong, Tyler Hamilton, filmed the videos when he was in the country earlier this year. The three enthralling and thought provoking videos include a direct message to athletes, a message to the parents of athletes, and top tips for staying clean. In the videos, Mr Hamilton appeals to sportspeople to “do the right thing” so that they can “...
Every Monday beginning November 23rd, The Vancouver Sun Run Facebook page will feature SportMedBC’s Walk This Way program! The 8-week plan is a great way to get active and is a solid warm up to get you ready for Sun Run InTraining and the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run! Walk This Way offers a weekly schedule with coaching tips and advice from Olympian and SportMedBC RunWalk Coach Lynn Kanuka! Be sure to visit our Facebook page and The Vancouver Sun Run's page every Monday for more. #SMBCWalkThisWay...
Refer a friend to a 2016 Sun Run InTraining Clinic and you and that friend will be entered for a chance to win a one night stay with two lift tickets to Whistler, BC! Enter now!
Get ready to get out and play, Canada! RBC Sports Day in Canada - a national celebration of the power of sport to build community and get Canadians moving – takes place on November 21, 2015 in communities across Canada. Register or join an event and you’ll be one of over a million Canadians who are celebrating sport across Canada during the Year of Sport. MORE INFORMATION...
SportMedBC, in partnership with The Vancouver Sun, is in its 21st year of coordinating 13-week Sun Run InTraining clinics for walkers and runners at more than 60 recreation and fitness centres throughout the Greater Vancouver area and BC Interior. SportMedBC’s goal is to provide motivation through a graduated program in which participants will safely and comfortably take part in the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run on April 17, 2016. We are seeking active, enthusiastic individuals who have a passion for running and/or walking for our 2016 Sun Run InTraining Program that begins Saturday, January...
On Saturday, September 26th, 2015, SportMedBC held its Annual General Meeting and Educational Workshops at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby. SportMedBC staff presented their program reports as we looked back at the 2014-15 year. SportMedBC’s Board of Directors for 2015-16 · Dr. David Cox (Chair) · Anthony Findlay (Vice Chair) · Dr. Joseph Stern (Treasurer) · Dr. Jim Bovard · Kim Cormack · Kate Milne · Marc Rizzardo · Anita Wilson View the 2014-2015 SportMedBC Annual Report Along with the AGM, SportMedBC members and attendees...

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