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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. Oct. 11, 2017Aging slows perception of fallsOlder person's hand gripping a walker.

    Seniors need twice as long as young adults to realize they are falling, a delay that puts them at increased risk for serious injury, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

  2. Sep. 28, 2017Researcher inducted into Academy of Health Sciences

    Professor Sue Horton has been appointed a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) for her significant contributions in the field of health economics.

  3. Sep. 25, 2017Real cost of mega-sporting events much higher than people think Beijing National Stadium

    The real cost of the Olympics and other mega-sporting events is much higher than host bids would have us believe, according to a new study exploring the impacts of the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. That’s because it takes additional investments to keep newly built venues in use after the event.

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  1. Oct. 20, 2017Applied Health Sciences Convocation - Fall 2017Class of 2017 Join the convo-sation #uwaterloograd

    Convocation is a special time for our graduates to celebrate their achievements with family and friends.

  2. Oct. 24, 2017AHS Mental Health Wellness DayImage of yoga position with Mental Health Wellness Day title

    Join us for Mental Health Wellness Day in the AHS Expansion Building for fun activities, food, and mental health and wellness resources. Remarks will begin at 12:30 p.m. from Dean Rush and Chris Perlman, Chair of the Advisory Committee. 

  3. Nov. 10 to 12, 2017Hack4Health 3.0H4H - Hack4Health

    Hack4Health (H4H) is a non-traditional hackathon with a focus on social impact and improving quality of life for those living with MS or dementia.

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