Monday, December 20, 2021

Wearable biosensors can help people with complex health conditions

Two women smiling and looking at one of their watches

Remote monitoring of health-related behaviour with wearable sensor technology is feasible for people with complex health conditions, shows a recent University of Waterloo study.

Friday, November 12, 2021

Faculty and staff recognized for remote teaching and mentorship

Chris Vigna and Justin Yates

Last year, the Faculty of Health Teaching Fellows created a one-time Remote Teaching and Mentorship Award to honour the valuable contributions that our faculty and staff make towards creating a vibrant, collegial, supportive, engaging remote learning environment during this unprecedented year.

Congratulations to the award recipients in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences!

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Health tech partnership to improve treatment for neurological diseases

Researchers from the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences have partnered with Cloud DX, a health technology firm, to augment care of those with neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke and dementia.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Fighting breast cancer with exercise

Older women using equipment at the gym.

UW WELL-FIT is a suite of evidence-based exercise programs for individuals who are currently or have previously undergone cancer treatment. Run out of the Centre for Community, Clinical and Applied Research Excellence (CCCARE), these programs have helped more than 2,000 individuals with cancer maintain their muscle health and improve their well-being since they began operating in 2002.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Reducing human error for passenger safety

Flight simulator.

Interdisciplinary research members of Waterloo’s new Institute for Sustainable Aeronautics will examine pilot error to strengthen training practices

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