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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. Aug. 16, 2017Kinesiology researchers awarded infrastructure funding

    Two Kinesiology professors are among 10 researchers at the University of Waterloo who will receive $792,614 for infrastructure to support research.

  2. July 31, 2017In the media: A new reason to worry about teenage drinking

    More than a quarter of Canadian teens say they binge drink at least once a month — which can be the caloric equivalent of a kilogram of body fat every year. Read A new reason to worry about teenage drinking on CBC.

  3. July 27, 2017In the media: X-rays and cadavers

    After receiving nearly $700,000 in funding, researchers from Ottawa and Waterloo are putting their heads together to study how cranial impact affects the brain, in hopes of preventing concussions. Read X-rays and cadavers: How professors from Ottawa, Waterloo are enhancing concussion research from CBC.

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  1. Sep. 15, 2017Applied Health Sciences HeForShe meetingHe For She logo

    If you want to learn more about AHS HeForShe and promote gender equality in our Faculty come and join us! All students, staff and faculty welcome as we work on a variety of initiatives for the AHS community.

  2. Sep. 29 to 30, 2017Reunion 2017AHS Reunion logo

    Gather your friends and join us for this year's Reunion in celebration of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences' (AHS') 50th anniversary and the University's 60th anniversary. We have lots of exciting things in store to mark the significant Faculty and institutional milestones, so come back to campus to Revisit, Reunite and Relive your fondest memories and make new ones.

    Reunion opens with Trivia at The Bomber on Friday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m. and concludes with the Oktoberfest Dinner and After-Party back at the venue Saturday evening. Online registration is now open.

  3. Sep. 30, 2017AHS Fun Run 2017Running shoe

    In its 32nd year, the AHS Fun Run is the largest and longest-standing Reunion tradition at the University of Waterloo. As part of the Faculty’s 50th anniversary, this year's run will also feature special elements in celebration of our milestone.

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