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The Screw Cutter Project at the Clinton Global Initiative
Global News: Can exercise be a form of medicine?
By Elaine Yong, Global News - October 11, 2013
Global News features drill cover project
A Global Fail? International Comparisons of Physical Activity of Children and Youth Report Cards
Dr. Christine Voss, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CHHM contributed to the ASAP Active Blog about the recent 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children
Global impact of CHHM Research – Teresa-Liu Ambrose’s studies highlighted in news stories around the world
Eastern Tribune, Pakistan - November 24, 2012
Kudos to Vivian Chung, winner of Saint John's College's Charles CC Wong Memorial Fellowship
Congratulations to Vivian Chung, this year’s recipient of the SJC Charles CC Wong Memorial Fellowship that helped in funding the team’s trip to Miami where they presented their device at the Clinton Global Initiative conference. “It’s absolutely amazing to have the college’s support!!”, says Vivian.
CHHM trainee awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Age Plus Prize
Dr. Jennifer Davis received the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Age Plus Prize for one of her doctoral thesis papers. She designed a concurrent, prospective economic analysis using individual level data on cost and effectiveness outcomes as part of a study showing the importance of resistance training for brain function.
How 35 cents a day can change your life: lessons from the CityStudio
Dr. Heather McKay’s Action Schools! BC Project Showcased in CIHR’s Biannual 'Show Me the Evidence'
Canadian Institutes of Health Research: www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca
BC Hip Fracture Registry Dataset Creation Meeting at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility
Representatives from the UK National Hip Fracture Database and Swedish National Register for Hip Fracture Patients (RIKSHOFT), the Ministry of Health, local health authorities, clinicians and scientists came together with the assistance of CHHM Interim Director Dr. Pierre Guy and doctoral student Anna Chudyk to discuss the development of a registry of hip fractures in British Columbia.
Top national funding award goes to CHHM doctoral trainee
Award recipient demonstrates 'leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement'.
UBC and CHHM are honoured to host Dr. Steven Blair as a guest catalytic visitor
Dr. Steven Blair, internationally renowned physical activity expert, furthers "Exercise is Medicine" in BC
Dr. Steven Blair, internationally renowned physical activity expert, furthers
UBC and CHHM are honoured to host Dr. Steven Blair as a guest catalytic visitor.
CHHM trainee awarded the Endeavour Research Fellowship from the Australian Government’s scholarship program
The Australia Endeavour Awards are the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing study, research or professional development opportunities between Australia and the world.
It's not obesity that's killing us – it's the lack of exercise
Sarah Warwick, The Guardian, November 28, 2011
Can group medical visits promote physical activity and treat depression?
If a single medicine could prevent or treat numerous diseases, including depression, would you take it? Would you recommend it to your friends, to your family? If there ever were a ‘silver bullet’ to better health it would be physical activity. As a medicine, physical activity is described as a “polypill”–a single treatment effective in improving a wide variety of outcomes, including risk of several cancers, heart disease, diabetes, as well as depression.
Innovations could drastically reduce seniors’ fall-related injuries
Niamh Scallan, Globe and Mail
Helping our parents age in place
In 2015 a major shift occurred in Canada’s population: for the first time there were more Canadians over the age of 65 than under the age of 15. Currently at 5.8 million, the number of Canadian 65 years of age or older will double in the next 25 years.
Fighting lifelong disability in developing countries through innovation: A tale of 4 medical devices by Engineers in Scrubs
CHHM researchers offer clever surgical solution for orthopaedic trauma surgeons in developing countries
Drill cover project is already having an impact in Ugandan operating rooms
How civic design can promote healthy aging
For many of us, a walk around the corner or a trip to the store is an effortless fact of daily life. But viewed through the eyes of an older adult with restricted mobility, that same trip can be an intimidating, physically demanding ordeal. Simple details of the urban landscape, such as uneven pavement or crosswalk timing, become harrowing obstacles to those individuals with physical limitations that make walking difficult or induce fear of falling.
“Creativity as Practice”: Three highlights from the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum
Some may consider ‘The Arts’ and ‘Health Research’ to be strange bedfellows, but a clear take-home message from the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum suggests otherwise.
Staying Mobile: The Secret to Ageing Well?
Experts in bone and joint health from the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility and UBC Okanagan held a panel discussion about the importance of mobility across the lifespan in Kelowna - October 24, 2012.
Aging in a Changing World
Canadian Association on Gerontology - 41st Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Vancouver BC - October 18 - 20, 2012
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