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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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April 2017 Issue: Researching Falls from Cool and dynamic angles - Roger Montgomery, MSc Kinesiology

Posted Mar 27th, 2017 in KineKT

The iDAPT research facility is home to several motion simulators that allow researchers to investigate how individuals respond to changes in their environment. One example is ‘FallsLab’ that can challenge people from a variety of populations (e.g. older healthy adults) to react to the introduction of, or sudden changes in, motion to simulate falls

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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board - Multiple Locations

Posted Mar 24th, 2017 in Careers

The WSIB’s Work Transition Branch is a key partner in the organization’s strategic transformation initiatives with a focus on on-site support for workers and employers in facilitating a return to work with the goal of maintaining the employment relationship with the injury employer. This is a rewarding opportunity which plays a significant role in getting injured workers back to meaningful employment within Ontario and achieving the best possible recovery outcome through activity. Work Transi

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Medical Assessment Quality Assurance Coordinator - Toronto, ON (Full Time)

Medical Assessment Quality Assurance Coordinator - Toronto, ON (Full Time)

Posted Mar 17th, 2017 in Careers

Viewpoint, a division of LifeMark Health, is seeking a Quality Assurance Coordinator. This individual will work out of 4 Lansing Square, North York, ON in our assessments division.

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March 2017 Issue: Knowledge Translation: What is it and why is it relevant in kinesiology? - Daniel Santa Mina, RKin, PhD & Noah Wayne, RKin, PhD

Posted Mar 13th, 2017 in KineKT

For the kinesiologist, evidence-based practice requires consideration of research to guide assessment and treatment decisions for patients or clients, as well as other activities within their scope of practice, including service programming decisions, teaching, and interprofessional collaboration

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IF YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION IS TO EXERCISE MORE, IT COULD BE A TAX DEDUCTION IN ONTARIO

Posted Jan 4th, 2017 in Media

If getting fit is your goal for the new year, ask your gym if any of their personal trainers are Registered Kinesiologists

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2017 Membership Renewals Now Open

Posted Nov 16th, 2016 in Professional, Public, General

Membership and Insurance Renewals for 2017 are now available online at www.oka.on.ca by logging into the Members Only section.

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OKA Student Presentation 2016

Posted Mar 18th, 2016 in Professional, Public, General

OKA Student Presentation is now available under the Education tab.

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