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September 21, 2017 - Reducing Cardiometabolic Risk in Primary care: Role for Kinesiologists in The CHANGE Program

Posted Jun 22nd, 2017 in Education

The Canadian Health Advanced by Nutrition and Graded Exercise [CHANGE] program, developed by leading health experts from Metabolic Syndrome Canada, a non-for profit organization, educates patients about their cardiometabolic risk and empowers them to undertake an individualized, supervised program of diet modification and exercise under the supervision of their family physician. This webinar will review the evidence supporting the effectiveness of the CHANGE program in primary care, the role of

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Occupational Health, Wellness and Abilities Advisor

Posted Jun 15th, 2017 in Careers

Reporting to the Director Compensation, Pension & Benefits, this role will be responsible for the effective and pro-active oversight for Workers Compensation, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD) claims and return to work coordination. 

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June 2017 Issue: A Research Agenda for the Profession of Kinesiology: Made by Us, For Us - Noah Wayne, PhD, RKin and Daniel Santa Mina, PhD RKin

Posted Jun 13th, 2017 in KineKT

For every health care profession, there is a responsibility to ensure the care provided to clients is based on sound, peer-reviewed evidence - evidence that implies that what we do is safe, effective, and valuable.

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WSIB’s Work Transition Branch - Unilingual and Bilingual Vacancies

WSIB’s Work Transition Branch - Unilingual and Bilingual Vacancies

Posted Jun 12th, 2017 in Careers

With a vision to become the leading workplace compensation board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) provides no-fault insurance and compensation for Ontarians in the event of a workplace injury or illness.  We are committed to delivering what matters: fast, accessible service and fair benefits at a fair price.

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Coordinator - Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology, Permanent, Full-Time

Coordinator - Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology, Permanent, Full-Time

Posted Jun 9th, 2017 in Careers

The Coordinator works closely with the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Kinesiology. Responsibilities include: coordinating and managing practicum placements, and facilitating the weekend practical courses in the graduate diploma program.

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Registered Kinesiologist: Part-Time Position (with potential for Full-time)

Registered Kinesiologist: Part-Time Position (with potential for Full-time)

Posted Jun 9th, 2017 in Careers

Brantwood Community Services Recreation and Therapy Centre is seeking a Registered Kinesiologist who has experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating physical fitness and wellness programming, and has demonstrated the ability to support people with developmental disabilities with a wide range of physical support needs.  This part-time position may develop into full-time within six months.  The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting the full-time Kinesiologist in service

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July 20 & 27, 2017 - Physical Demands Analysis - The Basics - 2 Part Webinar

Posted Jun 9th, 2017 in Education

July 20, 2017 - Physical Demands Analysis - The Basics Part 1:  6:00pm - 7:00pm This webinar is the first of a two part series and will provide Kinesiologists who would like to provide this service with the basics to get them started

July 27, 2017 - Physical Demands Analysis for Employers - The Basics Part 2 - 6:00 - 7:00pm  This webinar is the second of a two part series which is focused on providing Kinesiologists with the basics to get them started providing physical demands analysis

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June 5, 2017 OKA letter to Tes Eusebio, Group Product Services, Great West Life

Posted Jun 6th, 2017 in Advocacy

Through better fitness, Kinesiologists can work with employees and employers to ensure a level of physical functioning suitable to avert or prevent workplace injuries, as well as to rehabilitate injuries that do occur. Prevention is critical given the cost of workplace injuries.

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WSIB Episode of Care Program

Posted Jun 1st, 2017 in Professional, Public, General, Advocacy, WSIB

A new Workplace Safety and Insurance Board program, kicking off today, will give regulated health professionals new flexibility in treating non-surgical fracture patients.

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May 2017 Issue: The “Who”, “Why” and “How” of kinesiologists’ practice related to Functional Capacity Evaluations -Kathryn Sinden, RKin., PhD

Posted May 2nd, 2017 in KineKT

A functional capacity evaluation (FCE) is an important clinical tool used to assess individuals’ ability to perform tasks that are linked to job duties such as lifting, walking, pulling / pushing, carrying and manual handling. The information and recommendations from FCEs are often used in litigation related to disability and to support the rehabilitation of injured and/or ill workers

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