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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Exercise physiology experts dedicate research to former Kinesiology chair and AHS dean

Mike Sharratt

The Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism honoured Mike Sharratt, former Kinesiology chair and Applied Health Sciences dean, by dedicating an inaugural ‘Horizon’ paper to him.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Researchers combine wearable technology and AI to predict the onset of health problems

Stethoscope, tablet, chart

A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Standing desks may lead to lower back pain

Man in plaid shirt typing while standing

Nearly half of people who use a standing desk are at risk of developing lower back pain, according to a study at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Laura Middleton earns Early Researcher Award

Laura Middleton in the Department of Kinesiology is one of two researchers in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences to receive an Early Researcher Award.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

New funding supports development of fall prevention technology for older adults

An interdisciplinary research team from University of Waterloo Faculties of Engineering and Applied Health Sciences and the Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging will be testing a method to help prevent falls in older adults, enabled by a $50,000 Spark Program grant from the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI).

Monday, December 4, 2017

Women are naturally more fit than men

Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Aging slows perception of falls

Older 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.

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