News for Health Care Professionals

Relevant news & information for healthcare professionals about the Ontario Kinesiology Association (OKA).


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

Oct 19th, 2017

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

Email service now restored - October 13, 2017

Oct 12th, 2017

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.

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

Oct 4th, 2017

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

Call for Nominations 2018

Jun 27th, 2017

The Ontario Kinesiology Association is accepting nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors

E-Kinnection and the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Jun 27th, 2017

E-Kinnection newsletter and the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

WSIB Episode of Care Program

Jun 1st, 2017

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

OKA Student Presentation 2016

Mar 18th, 2016

OKA Student Presentation is now available under the Education tab.


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