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Musculoskeletal Health Webinar Series (2010-2011)

In late 2009 the CCAA was awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to better inform the general public about the importance of physical activity and mobility in the maintenance of musculoskeletal health and the prevention and management of arthritis and osteoporosis through a series of online webinars. Experts in the field of musculoskeletal health were recruited and webinars began in August 2010 and ran monthly until January 2011.

Genes and Joints

Dr. Frank Beier's webinar illustrates how genetic factors influence osteoarthritis, how we can use genetic tools to better understand osteoarthritis and to ultimately develop better treatments for osteoarthritis. (1hr)
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Aging, activity and arthritis - part 1

Presented by Dr. Bert Taylor, this webinar provides a thorough overview of osteoarthritis and also examines the affect that a physically active lifestyle has on arthritis. (30min)
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Aging, activity and arthritis part 2

Presented by Dr. Bert Taylor, this webinar provides a thorough overview of osteoarthritis and also examines the affect that a physically active lifestyle has on arthritis. (30min)
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Exercise prescription for osteoporosis

Dr. Lora Giangregorio`s presentation looks at different types of exercises and how they affect those with osteoporosis. The presentation also includes tips for prescribing exercises for individuals with osteoporosis. (1hr)
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The effects of organic nitrates on bone

Dr. Sophie Jamal's presentation looks at the effects of organic nitrates on bones and also examines the effectiveness of these compounds as a treatment for the bone loss associated with osteoporosis. (35min)
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Maintaining the gains - guidelines for community based exercise programs for people with stroke

Paula Gilmore and Alda Tee from the Ontario Stroke Network/Ontario Stroke System and by Genevieve Hladysh from the YMCA. Assists community exercise providers to design and deliver safe and effective exercise programs that meet the needs of people with stroke in a variety of community settings. (35min)
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Arthritis and Exercise

Marian Kirby, a physiotherapist from the Arthritis Society, discusses the exercise component of the management of arthritis. (40min)

 

Diabetes Webinar Series (2010-2011)

In 2010 the CCAA was awarded funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to continue to make the Get Fit for Active Living Program accessible to those suffering from Diabetes in Canada. This phase of the project supports the delivery of the GFAL to those with Diabetes living in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.

Diabetes Knowledge Mobilization Webinar 1

Dr. Todd Duhamel examines the role of physical activity for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in diabetes. (1hr)

Diabetes Knowledge Mobilization Webinar 2

Dr. Jonathon Fowles presents helpful information for diabetes care providers who counsel diabetic patients on physical activity. (1hr)

Diabetes Knowledge Mobilization Webinar 3

A presentation by Dr. Isabelle Giroux examines type 2 diabetes and nutrition, as well as different partnerships for diabetes education programs. (45min)

 

 

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