Blog

Wellness Coordinator - Waterloo Regional Police Service

Wellness Coordinator - Waterloo Regional Police Service

Posted Nov 8th, 2018 in Careers

As a member of the Wellness Unit, the Wellness Coordinator will plan, develop and promote sworn and civilian member total health and injury/illness prevention programs, and assist with the development and implementation of psychological wellness initiatives, plans and procedures. 

Read more

Prolink Insurance Web-Portal Update:

Posted Nov 6th, 2018 in Professional, General, Benefits

Prolink Insurance, the OKA Professional Liability Insurance partner, has recently upgraded their online insurance portal. The new portal has a completely different look, and process for purchasing Professional Liability Insurance. Please ensure that you review all of the options carefully to ensure that you are only purchasing the insurance that you require.

Read more

Rehabilitation Therapist

Rehabilitation Therapist

Posted Oct 22nd, 2018 in Careers

Rehab First Inc. is a multidisciplinary rehabilitation assessment and treatment organization numbering approximately 100 professional staff. Disciplines include Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech-Language assessment and therapy, Social Worker counselling and case management, Rehabilitation Therapy, Nurse Case Management and Life Care Planning.

Read more

2019 OKA membership and insurance renewal

Posted Oct 16th, 2018 in Professional, Public, General

OKA Membership and Insurance renewal for 2019

Read more

Jordan Mankal, R.Kin.

Posted Oct 2nd, 2018 in Resumes

Jordan Mankal, R.Kin.

411 – 50 Capulet Ln.
London, Ontario, N6H 0B1

Phone: (226) 456-1099
E-mail: jordan.mankal@gmail.com 

Education &...

Read more

Calvin Orok, Hon. B.Sc., M.Sc., C.OHS, R.Kin

Calvin Orok, Hon. B.Sc., M.Sc., C.OHS, R.Kin

Posted Sep 6th, 2018 in Resumes

Calvin Orok, Hon. B.Sc., M.Sc., C.OHS, R.Kin: 33 years of experience including fitness and exercise, small business management, event promotion, disability management, physical demands analyses (PDA’s), functional capacity evaluations, worksite assessments, safety and accident/incident investigation, ergonomic evaluations, clinical exercise prescription and case management of injured workers.

Read more

OKA Board Nominations 2019

Posted Aug 27th, 2018 in Professional, Public, General

Nominations for the 2019 OKA Board of Directors are now open!

Read more

July 2018 Issue: The Problem of Sedentary Behaviour in the Office Workspace: A Structured Exercise Program for Primary Prevention - Skyler Mann R.Kin, MPK, Abdul-Hamid Hamad MD, and Dinesh Kumbhare MD, PhD

Posted Jul 11th, 2018 in KineKT

Occupations that require employees to remain seated for extended periods of time are continually becoming more pervasive in today’s workforce. Those who perform office/desk work are sitting on average 8-12 hours/day during work days, and 7-9.5 hours/day on days off. These trends are particularly worrisome considering higher prevalence for conditions such as metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, obesity, deep vein thrombosis, and cardiovascular disease being linked with habitual sedentary behaviou

Read more

February 2018 Issue: PREhabilitation – Preparing the Patient for Surgery, Priya Brahmbhatt, RKin & Rachel Aitken, RKin

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 in KineKT

Preparing one’s body for the stresses of surgery through exercise is known as prehabilitation and has been widely shown to improve pre- and postoperative wellbeing1. Prehabilitation is important because physical fitness strongly predicts outcomes related to surgery2. Analogous to training before a marathon or another challenging sporting event, prehabilitation prepares patients for surgery and capitalizes on the waiting period between diagnosis and surgery – a time when patients may be in better

Read more

November 2017 Issue: Interprofessional Education: What is it and why should it matter to Kinesiologists? Steven Fischer, RKin PhD & Daniel Santa Mina, RKin PhD

Posted Nov 29th, 2017 in KineKT

Optimizing person-centred outcomes often relies on the collaborative efforts of multiple health professionals, commonly referred to as interprofessional collaboration or IPC. Interprofessional education or IPE, aims to prepare health professionals with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to support effective IPC. While effective IPE requires many critical ingredients (Oandasan & Reeves, 2005), at its core IPE requires students from different health professions to collectively engage i

Read more

Page 1 of 3

Interested in becoming a Corporate Partnering or  Corporate Supporter of OKA?

Your organization and the OKA have a shared interest in the health and wellness of Ontarians. Find out how we can build a relationship.

Learn More »

OKA is Proud to be Associated with these Corporate Partners: