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The 2011 SportMedBC Annual General Meeting and Conference - entitled Best Practices in Social Media - was held Saturday, September 24 th at the North Shore Winter Club. We very much appreciated the support of a number of practitioners who have a special interest in social media and were available to participate in the keynote address and two workshops which preceded our AGM. Thanks to all of those who contributed, participated and attended. We have received nothing but terrific feedback. For those of you who might not have had the opportunity to attend, we wanted to pass along a link of our...
SportMedBC and The Vancouver Sun are seeking mature, active and enthusiastic individuals to be InTraining Clinic Coordinators . InTraining is a gradual 13-week RunWalk program that provides expert advice, guidance and companionship on the road to improved health and fitness. The program meets the needs and interests of all exercisers, from the walkers and first-time joggers to the experienced runners wanting to improve their Vancouver Sun Run 10K race time. If you are an experienced runner or walker, have a keen interest in physical fitness and have great motivational and organizational...
On Saturday, September 24 th , SportMedBC hosted its Annual General Meeting and Conference. With the focus of the AGM being Best Practices in Social Media , Rob Cottingham and Alexandra Samuel of Social Signal gave informative and educational presentations on the topic. While both Rob and Alexandra covered a number of topics within their presentations, here’s a rundown of some great resources and tips from the keynote address and workshops. Sites to check out: - Listorious – the yellow pages of Twitter. - Google Reader – Read everything in one place with Google Reader . Keeping up with your...
As the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games continue in Kamloops, SportMedBC is following the events and stories of Team BC.
As the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games have opened in Kamloops, SportMedBC is following the events and stories of Team BC. SportMedBC’s Manager of Performance Dr. D’arcey Musselman is along for the ride. D’arcey is the Medical Manager for Team BC . She will be keeping us up-to-date throughout the games, which run from Friday, August 5 th to Sunday, August 14 th . Here are some of her thoughts through the first two days of competition: “With two days of competition in the books, along with a successful 30+ medal haul for Team BC, it’s hard to believe that we have only been in Kamloops for a...
Best Practices in Social Media
While two teams take undefeated records into week 4 of the Canadian Football League , safety discussions are stealing the headlines. In particular, helmet issues across the CFL are leaving league officials confused and concerned.
SportMedBC RunWalk Coordinator Susan Nguyen had a chance to check out the Moricetown Elementary 5K Event last Friday, June 24 th . Moricetown is a village located between Smithers and New Hazelton , British Columbia. Here’s Susan’s account of the fun 5K for students, kindergarten to grade 7.
The SportMedBC RunWalk team traveled to Moricetown , BC last Tuesday, June 21 for their 2 nd annual 10K event. Moricetown is a village located between Smithers and New Hazelton , British Columbia. SportMedBC’s RunWalk Manager Shannon McBurney describes the day, and the event.
SportMedBC , a professional not-for-profit society comprised of sport medical and paramedical practitioners in British Columbia, promotes leadership, public awareness and education in the areas of sport medicine, sport science and sport training. By serving as a focal point for experts, applied expertise and programs, SportMedBC

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