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With content curated by SportMedBC, ViaSport , in collaboration with ePACT Network , will launch a monthly emergency preparedness toolkit - a new online resource for the BC sport sector. With a range of topics to help coaches, athletes, clubs and sport organizations enhance safety, be sure to keep an eye out for new toolkits on this page and in our bi-weekly newsletter! ViaSport has partnered with ePACT Network in the effort to connect BC sport partners to a more comprehensive emergency support technology. The online network replaces paper emergency forms with a secure online system, ensuring...
Be sure to check out SportMedBC’s FREE SportMed Safety Webinar on training the "core." This 20 minute Webinar provides medical and scientific information in an easy to understand and interactive format. SportMedBC Safety & Event Services Manager Paul Dwyer will take an in-depth look at: - Understanding core musculature - Training for endurance - Training for strength Webinar: Best Practices: Training the "Core" Date: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 - 6:30PM REGISTER HERE For more information, contact Paul Dwyer, SportMed Safety & Event Services Manager - pauld@...
Through the collaboration of stakeholders, training and education of medical volunteers and community members will be available on a subsidized basis in 15 Northern BC communities in the lead up to the hosting of the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Join SportMedBC for our signature Concussion Management and SportSmart workshops! Courses and workshops are being offered in Mackenzie, Chetwynd and Dawson Creek! Friday, November 21st - Concussion Management & SportSmart (Mackenzie) Saturday, November 22nd - Concussion Management & SportSmart (Chetwynd) Sunday, November 23rd - Concussion...
Check out our SportMed Safety Webinar on the principles of stretching! This Webinar provides medical and scientific information in an easy to understand and interactive format. SportMedBC Safety & Event Services Manager Paul Dwyer will take an in-depth look at: - Types of stretching - Benefits and effects - Workouts and flexibility Video of JEDm9mJl_aw SportMed Safety offers offers courses, event coverage, videos, tips and resources through its free Safety Network on SportMedBC.com. For more information, contact Paul Dwyer, SportMed Safety & Event Services Manager - pauld@sportmedbc...
On Saturday, September 27th 2014, SportMedBC held its Annual General Meeting at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby. SportMedBC staff presented their program reports as we looked back at the 2013-14 year. SportMedBC co-founder Dr. Jack Taunton was honored during the AGM just days after being inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame . SportMedBC’s Board of Directors for 2014-15 · Dr. David Cox (Chair) · Anthony Findlay (Vice Chair) · Dr. Joseph Stern (Treasurer) · Dr. Jim Bovard · Ashley Cornish · Dr. Chris MacLean · Marc Rizzardo...
Be sure to check out SportMedBC’s FREE SportMed Safety Webinar on the principles of stretching! This 20 minute Webinar provides medical and scientific information in an easy to understand and interactive format. SportMedBC Safety & Event Services Manager Paul Dwyer will take an in-depth look at: - Types of stretching - Benefits and effects - Workouts and flexibility Webinar: Best Practices: Principles of Stretching Date: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - 6:30PM REGISTER HERE For more information, contact Paul Dwyer, SportMed Safety & event Services Manager - pauld@sportmedbc.com...
Through the collaboration of stakeholders, training and education of medical volunteers and community members will be available on a subsidized basis in 15 Northern BC communities in the lead up to the hosting of the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Join SportMedBC for our signature Concussion Management and SportSmart workshops, as well as our Athletic Taping course! Courses and workshops are being offered in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Smithers, Williams Lake, Quesnel and 100 Mile House! Friday, September 12th - Concussion Management & SportSmart (Prince Rupert) Saturday, September 13th - Athletic...
On Saturday, October 18th, SportMedBC is offering an excellent opportunity for current Registered Massage Therapists to earn CMTBC Continuing Education Credits. A certificate of completion will be issued. This eight-hour course covers many of the taping techniques used in a sport setting through a combination of lecture and practical sessions. The course is designed as an introduction to taping. Safety considerations relating to taping as well as the theory of athletic taping will be covered. The taping techniques covered in the course include regional techniques for the ankle, foot, knee,...
SportMedBC co-founder Dr. Jack Taunton was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on September 25th, 2014. One of the founding fathers of sport medicine in Canada, Dr. Taunton was one of 11 inductees in the Class of 2014 to be honoured at the September Banquet of Champions. “Dr. Jack Taunton truly is one of the leaders in sports medicine in British Columbia and Canada. He is a co-founder of our organization and his passion and leadership inspire the sport and healthy living community,” said SportMedBC Executive Director Alison Cristall. “His induction to the BC...
Clinic Coordinators Wanted! Areas: Fraser Valley, North Shore, Richmond, Surrey Position: Contract position Contact Name: Ashley Reece Contact Email: ashleyr@sportmedbc.com Compensation: Honorarium, Leader apparel and complimentary Vancouver Sun Run entry Dates: October 2014 to April 26, 2015 SportMedBC, in partnership with the Vancouver Sun, is in its 20th year of coordinating 13-week Sun Run InTraining clinics for runners and walkers at more than 60 community, recreation and fitness centres throughout Greater Vancouver and the BC interior. SportMedBC’s goal is to provide motivation...

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