News archive - July 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Winning Olympic medals associated with increased physical activity in hometown youth

Competitive swimmer racing in swimming lane.

Olympic medals are not only good for the country and athletes who win them, but they can also have trickle-down effects on youth sports participation and leisure-time physical activity, a new study has found.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Joy Hutchinson receives 2021 Vanier Scholarship

Joy Hutchinson.

Joy Hutchinson, a Public Health and Health Systems doctoral student, has been awarded a prestigious 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. The award is designed to strengthen Canada's ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Understanding frailty will lead to better care for older adults

Nurse helping older man get up from walker

A team led by researchers from the University of Waterloo analyzed data from more than 24,000 community-dwelling older adults receiving home care in Ontario who were subsequently admitted into an intensive-care unit (ICU).

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