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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:...
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 third video of the series, Sports Physiotherapist Timberly George reviews knee exercises.
By SportMedBC Safety Coordinator, Seb Hartell With the 2013 Major League Baseball season passing the quarter pole, injuries, unfortunately, continue all throughout the league. My favorite team, the Toronto Blue Jays, have been hit hard by the injury bug. The list runs long; from the ankle problems of Jose Reyes and Brett Lawrie, to four starting pitchers currently on the disabled list, it’s almost like the injuries won’t stop. But when it comes to baseball injuries, every organization and all fans have come to fear those nasty words - TOMMY JOHN SURGERY . When news breaks that a pitcher...
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 our second video, SportMedBC Safety Coordinator Seb Hartell reviews foot and ankle exercises.
As of September 2013 there will be no more body-checking in Canadian PeeWee hockey (under 13 age division). The ever present debate regarding at what age body-checking should be introduced into minor hockey came to the forefront this past weekend, as Hockey Canada’s Board of Directors voted almost unanimously to ban body-checking at the PeeWee level. The Canadian sport medicine community has largely supported this decision and the Canadian Pediatric Society has come out to say that, “this evidence-based decision puts brain safety first and will enhance player development by focusing on...
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 first video of the series, SportMedBC Safety Coordinator Seb Hartell discusses foot and ankle injury prevention.

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