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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.

Where will the future take you?

In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.

Considering grad school? Learn more about graduate studies in applied health sciences.

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  1. June 1, 2020COVID-19 experts in Applied Health Sciences

    Faculty members in Applied Health Sciences have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Aug. 5, 2020Bullying is linked to increased BMI, new study shows
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    New research shows that while both young men and young women saw an increase in Body Mass Index (BMI) one year after bullying occurred in high school, young men were more affected than young women.

  3. July 22, 2020Dementia care study highlights need for caregiver support, quality of care
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    People with dementia and their caregivers need to be included when health priorities are determined at the local level, shows a University of Waterloo study.

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  1. Aug. 13, 2020AHS Bingo Night
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    Hello AHSSIES - you’re invited to the AHS Bingo Night on Thursday, August 13, hosted by the Wellness Team! Join us for an evening of socializing, and test if lady luck is on your side for your chance to win prizes in each round.

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