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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

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Work Transition Specialist - WSIB, Various locations

Work Transition Specialist - WSIB, Various locations

Posted Nov 10th, 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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Rehabilitation Consultant – Occupational Health & Safety

Rehabilitation Consultant – Occupational Health & Safety

Posted Oct 30th, 2017 in Careers

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the temporary full-time position of Rehabilitation Consultant: Reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety, provides case management to effectively ensure a safe and timely return to work of employees with both work-related and non-work-related injuries, as well as long term illness.

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Rehabilitation Consultant – Occupational Health & Safety

Rehabilitation Consultant – Occupational Health & Safety

Posted Oct 30th, 2017 in Careers

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the temporary full-time position of Rehabilitation Consultant: Reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety, provides case management to effectively ensure a safe and timely return to work of employees with both work-related and non-work-related injuries, as well as long term illness.

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October 2017 Supplemental: High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): An effective strategy for maximizing health and fitness - Efthymios Papadopoulos, R.Kin, MSc & Jenna Gillen, PhD

Posted Oct 19th, 2017 in Professional, Public, General, KineKT

The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend accumulating 150 minutes of moderate-to vigorous-intensity physical activity per week to maintain or improve health1. For many Canadians, this is typically achieved through routine bouts of moderate-intensity continuous training (MICT), such as 30 minutes per day on 5 days per week. However, a large and convincing body of research indicates that achieving only 40 to 60 minutes of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) per week leads to similar

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Assistant Professor - Kinesiology 1701789 - Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto

Assistant Professor - Kinesiology 1701789 - Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto

Posted Oct 16th, 2017 in Careers

The Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position in biomechanics or movement control. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2018.

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Email service now restored - October 13, 2017

Posted Oct 12th, 2017 in Professional, Public, General

OKA's email service has now been restored, if you send an email to the office on October 12 and did not receive a reply please re-send as it is likely that some emails were lost due to the outage.

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October 2017 Issue: Evidence-Based Practice for Kinesiologists - D. Santa Mina, RKin PhD

Posted Oct 4th, 2017 in Professional, Public, General, KineKT

On a daily basis, registered kinesiologists (RKins) make decisions about how to best support the health of their clients to improve their clinical outcomes and maximize safety. Care decisions are highly individualized to ensure that the right client (or patient) receives the right treatment (or assessment or program) at the right time. With the ubiquity of ‘snake oils’, trendy diets, gizmos, gadgets, and fitness fads, it can be challenging to sift through the noise to discern the real from the f

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Contract Consultants - Various Ontario Locations

Contract Consultants - Various Ontario Locations

Posted Sep 15th, 2017 in Careers

AGS Rehab Solutions Inc. has been providing solution-based rehabilitation, clinical and vocational assessment services to our insurer, employer, legal and government agency clients across Canada since 1999. We are currently seeking to expand our roster of contract consultants throughout Ontario.

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August 2017 Issue: Advanced Training in Professional Kinesiology - Scott Thomas, Rkin, PhD, Michael Holmes PhD, and Leanne Smith, RKin, MSc

Posted Aug 8th, 2017 in KineKT

How do those entering or in the profession of kinesiology gain advanced training? New graduates of kinesiology programs are eligible to write the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (COKO) Registered Kinesiologist examination but many students look for additional experience and training.

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