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The purpose of pre-participation cardiovascular testing is to identify underlying cardiovascular disease and provide guidance to athletes diagnosed with heart issues to ensure they perform physical activities in a safe manner

The Cardiovascular Impact of Cannabis

By Jonathan RZ Lim Cannabis is the most widely produced and consumed illicit substance in the world, with the number of users approaching 182.5 million globally.1 The upward trend shows no signs of stopping, with [...]

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Debunking the Runner’s High

By Lily Yang, Many long-distance runners are driven by their pursuit of the “runner’s high,” which is described to be a feeling of euphoria and invincibility reached after covering lengthy distances. Exercise in general is [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Article|0 Comments

Sports Drinks vs. Chocolate Milk: The debate over the optimal post-exercise recovery drink

By Alex Borisov, For high-level athletes engaging in intensive training regimens, quick recovery is of the utmost importance, and one important factor to recovery is nutrition. The most well studied recovery foods are drinks high [...]

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is intermittent fasting simply another fad diet?

By Lily Yang, From celebrity-endorsed juice detoxes to the cabbage soup diet, fad diets have a long history of luring people into thinking that they hold the secret key to effortless and painless weight-loss. In [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Donating Blood in Canada: A civil duty?

By Aleks Borisov, A year ago, the National Blood Agency called upon Canadians to donate due to a critically low supply.  Twelve thousand units remained, when 20,000-25,000 units are necessary at all times to adequately [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Categories: Article|0 Comments

Understanding Anti-Inflammatory Diets

By Emma Gerrard, When a foreign substance enters your body, your immune system is activated and triggers a process called inflammation, which attempts to protect the area from further harm.1 Short term inflammation is considered [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Article|0 Comments