As a subject matter expert in the field of Kinesiology, the Senior Kinesiologist Consultant will be responsible for providing direction to the kinesiologists involved in the CHANGE Program and to the Core Project Team. He/she will be a member of the Core Project Team and will report to the Director of Operations of Metabolic Syndrome Canada.
Impact Physiotherapy and Performance is looking to hire an enthusiastic Registered Kinesiologist to cover a maternity leave (position commencing mid to late May 2018), who would be joining a multidisciplinary private clinic with an integrated team of Physiotherapists and Physiotherapist Assistants in a rural community setting.
We are seeking Work Health Consultants: A Self-Employed Sub Contractor with excellent verbal and written communication skills to provide services in multiple geographies. The candidate will also have knowledge of injury, recovery, disability and rehabilitation, have excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities with an ability to compile and generate detailed, accurate and comprehensive reports. Demonstration of strong ethical standards, practices and professional integrity is essential.
February 2018 Issue: PREhabilitation – Preparing the Patient for Surgery, Priya Brahmbhatt, RKin & Rachel Aitken, RKin
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
Are you focused on wellness and committed to healthy, active living? Have you worked with adults in a corporate or community wellness environment? If so, take this opportunity to lead by example as part of Peel Regional Police’s Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle Unit. As a Healthy Lifestyle Specialist, you will support the development, delivery and evaluation of all health promotion-based activities for Peel Police within the Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle Unit.
November 2017 Issue: Interprofessional Education: What is it and why should it matter to Kinesiologists? Steven Fischer, RKin PhD & Daniel Santa Mina, RKin PhD
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
October 2017 Supplemental: High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): An effective strategy for maximizing health and fitness - Efthymios Papadopoulos, R.Kin, MSc & Jenna Gillen, PhD
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
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
August 2017 Issue: Advanced Training in Professional Kinesiology - Scott Thomas, Rkin, PhD, Michael Holmes PhD, and Leanne Smith, RKin, MSc
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.