Upcoming Masters Athlete Testing Dates – Lower Mainland

When:Thursday, December 3rd Where: UBC Hospital 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Medical Clinic 2-267 (2nd floor Koerner Pavilion) […]

By |November 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Sleep and Heart Health

By Gena Krikler, Sleep is important for overall health, and for the normal functioning of many systems. Although there is no clear understanding of why sleep has evolved in animals, it is evident that it is very important for humans to sleep between 6-10 hours per night to maintain their health. The adverse effects of [...]

By |November 24th, 2015|Article|0 Comments

Exercise and heart rate recovery following coronary bypass surgery

 By Tommy Kirkham Coronary bypass surgery is a procedure performed on patients who have a blockage or blockages in their coronary arteries caused by atherosclerotic plaques induced by coronary artery disease or from a myocardial infarction (heart attack) (Mayo, 2014). Coronary bypass surgery is performed if the blockage induces symptoms of chest pain, shortness of [...]

By |November 16th, 2015|Article|0 Comments

I need some R & R: The importance of including rest and recovery into an exercise regime

By Emma McIver, Hippocrates, the father of western medicine, once said “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” For the most part we seemed to have embraced the concept of moderation in terms [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Article|0 Comments