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Managing Pain in Endurance Sports

Managing Pain in Endurance Sports

Endurance athletes need to persevere through pain in training and competition. According to Kent University’s Samuele Marcora “our mind is what dictates our physical limits”. Exhaustion is not caused by muscle failure, but by the conscious decision to disengage from...

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Being Smart About Concussions

Being Smart About Concussions

Concussion continues to be a very hot topic in sport these days. In fact, the Governor General spent a full day in December 2016 hosting a conference with former professional athletes, Olympic and Paralympic athletes, the medical community, and the sport community at...

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Hockey great Ken Dryden says “Enough!” to head injuries

Hockey great Ken Dryden says “Enough!” to head injuries

Last weekend, Ken Dryden – Hall of Fame goaltender, former Member of Parliament, and acclaimed author – wrote an essay in The Globe and Mail. It was titled “Enough!” and in it Dryden calls on the National Hockey League to apply a “non-negotiable rule on every rink,...

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Proof that small ice hockey is better for kids

Proof that small ice hockey is better for kids

For the last few years, a debate has raged in the hockey world. On one side you have hockey specialists that recommend that kids aged 8 and younger play on a smaller surface (often half-ice). On the other side of the debate are the hockey purists and parents...

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Over Training

Over Training

There’s no question that exercise is the key to health and longevity.  Does that mean that the more training and exercise you do, the better the effect?  The more benefits achieved?  Well, not exactly. There comes a tipping point where too much is simply too much. The...

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Most Common Injuries in Soccer

Most Common Injuries in Soccer

  Lets just jump right to it; the top four time-loss injuries in soccer are: - ligament injuries to the ankle - ligament injuries to the knee - muscle strains to the hamstrings - muscle strains to the groin However, it’s tough to pin down which is the most common...

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How Can We Encourage Youth to Participate in Sport?

How Can We Encourage Youth to Participate in Sport?

Originally published in www.sirc.ca Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 09:00 There is extensive research on the health benefits of being physically active; despite this fact, a great number of Canadian youths are still not meeting the recommended level of daily physical...

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