STAVE OFF Blog

Putting my own biases into check

By Christina Prevett | November 24, 2015

This weekend I was at my second conference in the last two weekends. This weekend was the Train Smarter conference run by the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences organization. In it, there was an incredible line up of speakers who are experts in their respective fields. There were discussions on nutrition, strength training, different […]

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exercise, physiotherapy

Do you need to see your doctor before exercise?

By Christina Prevett | November 18, 2015

Starting an exercise program isn’t easy… mentally or physically. If you have not been exercising for many years, getting back into activity can be a big shift. Especially if you have had a medical scare or a recent medical diagnosis.  These diagnoses can make exercise even harder. It’s just hard! A question that commonly comes up […]

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SWIS 2015: Passion, polar views and my take aways

By Christina Prevett | November 17, 2015

This weekend, I attended the SWIS 2015 symposium hosted by Ken Kinaken. It had been 10 years since Ken had hosted this event and it was amazing to see it brought back. The idea behind SWIS is to integrate the professions in the wellness world so you saw health care professionals, personal trainers and strength […]

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Meet Boomer! The Therapy Dog?

By Christina Prevett | November 3, 2015

I have ALWAYS been a dog person. I love everything about them. I become more skeptical of a person if they tell me that they don’t like dogs haha. Nick is also a dog lover. Our dog Bailey is near and dear to both of our hearts. She comes with us everywhere. She’s part of […]

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You're Never too Old to Be a Track Star: Interview with Doug Smith, President of Ontario Masters Athletics

By Christina Prevett | October 21, 2015

When you think of track and field you think of Usain Bolt or Ben Johnson. Athletes in their late 20s, early 30s showing incredible feats of speed and strength. At what age do people stop competing in track? Do they need to? Track and Field is a diverse category of events and is fun regardless […]

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Lost in Translation: Bringing Academia into Small Business

By Christina Prevett | October 20, 2015

(Photo credit: http://mbconover.com/coaching/man-s-mind-jigsaw-puzzle-16951307/) The world of research can isolate itself. We have brilliant minds that work every day to improve our knowledge in a specific area. We put countless time into researching theories, fine tuning processes, and relaying that information in the written word (as in publications and journals) and at scientific conferences. The unfortunate […]

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