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Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, Applied Health Sciences is a leader in the development of strategies that prevent disease and injury, protect and promote healthy living, optimize physical ability, and improve well-being across the life course.

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  1. May 16, 2018 Researchers combine wearable technology and AI to predict the onset of health problemsTablet, stethoscope, chart

  2. Apr. 23, 2018Young hockey players interested in healthy protein, not French friesHockey player skates with stick and puck on ice

    The greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

  3. Apr. 3, 2018Standing desks may lead to lower back painMan in plaid shirt typing while standing

    Nearly half of people who use a standing desk are at risk of developing lower back pain, according to a study at the University of Waterloo.

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  1. June 19, 2018Hallman Lecture: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-based SportOlympic rings in the back ground with wording over top that says, CBC Canada's Scott Russell.

    What happens on the field of play is life’s greatest classroom. Award-winning CBC Sports broadcaster Scott Russell discusses the potential of sport and play, and how it can shape a country and its citizens.

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