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Quality time, structure important for families during COVID-19 pandemic

Quality time, structure important for families during COVID-19 pandemic

Brock University press release – One of the many challenges facing families due to the COVID-19 pandemic is finding new ways of living together while letting go of old expectations. Brock University Associate Professor of Sport Management Dawn Trussell says one solution is to set a structured schedule and rethink recreation and sport. “There is […]

Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being supporting members virtually

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Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being supporting members virtually

Brock University press release – Physical activity is an important part of staying healthy and boosting immunity, but doing so during the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge — especially for older adults and high-risk groups. In response, the Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being is using social media and online tools to keep members engaged […]

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Five tips to help prevent sports and exercise injuries

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Five tips to help prevent sports and exercise injuries

As we head outdoors to ramp up our fitness routines this spring, many of us will find ourselves sidelined by easy-to-prevent injuries. To reduce the risk of injury, Anthony Harper, a Canadian certified pedorthist and president of the Pedorthic Association of Canada, shares these tips: Replace your shoes regularly. With each use, the support of your […]

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COVID-19 having unprecedented impact on sports

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COVID-19 having unprecedented impact on sports

Brock University press release – The past 24 hours have seen a wave of cancellations in the world of professional sports the likes of which have never been witnessed. As the world fights to deal with the impact of coronavirus COVID-19, there had been some cancellations of tournaments and events over the past few days, […]

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Historic finish for Brock Badgers women’s basketball team at national championships

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Historic finish for Brock Badgers women’s basketball team at national championships

Brock University press release – The Brock Badgers have achieved their best-ever finish at the U SPORTS national women’s basketball championships. The Badgers had their historic season come to an end as the U SPORTS runner-up in the nation’s capital during an 82-64 loss to the top-ranked Saskatchewan Huskies at TD Place Arena in Ottawa […]

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Brock expert says Olympic gender equity efforts are good, but not good enough

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Brock expert says Olympic gender equity efforts are good, but not good enough

Brock University press release – In the leadup to International Women’s Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced new steps to make the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games the most gender-equitable ever. This includes allowing one female and one male flagbearer to represent each country at the Opening Ceremony and having at least one male and […]

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