We Caught You Using Your Head
June 06, 2013
For Immediate Release: 27 May 2013
IMPACT INJURY PREVENTION PROGRAM ‘CATCHES’ KIDS WEARING BIKE HELMETS
Campaign to promote bike helmet use among children and youth
Injury prevention experts want young cyclists to ‘use their heads’ as they bike around city streets ...
March 07, 2013
Are you a winter runner? How does this change your training? Learn more about the environment you are running in.
Dean Kriellaars, Ph.D., C.E.P, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at University of Manitoba, talks about the special considerations needed when training for a mar...
February is Psychology Month
January 11, 2013
Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you were living up to your full potential?
There’s a wealth of knowledge from both the science of psychology and elite athletes that can help you manage adversity in order to live a richer, more meaningful life.
Join us for the kick-...
What Every Athlete Should Know For Concussions
October 10, 2012
WHAT EVERY ATHLETE SHOULD KNOW IN CASE OF CONCUSSION
Winnipeg group provides tools and resources
After a concussion, people need to know what to do immediately, but they also need to know where they can go for help in the days and weeks that follow. So a group of physicians, athletic therapists, a...
Dental Injuries and Prevention
September 20, 2012
At any sporting or athletic event, from therecreational to the professional level, there is always a chance of injury to the teeth and mouth of participants. Dental injuries canrange from a chipped tooth to fractured anddisplaced teeth. Although dental injuriesare quite common, most can be easily ...
Sport Medicine and Science Council Scholarship
April 02, 2012
The 2012 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships are ready for download.
PROTECT YOUR NOGGIN - We Caught You Using Your Head
March 21, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PROTECT YOUR NOGGIN
We Caught You Using Your Head
March 20, 2012 (Manitoba) –The Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba supports the Provinces’ decision to consider helmet legislation for cyclists.
February is Psychology Month
February 15, 2012
We are excited about the upcoming event at the Sport For Life Centre
WADA releases 'Say NO! To Doping' clip
February 02, 2012
Montreal, January 31, 2012 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released a ‘Say NO! To Doping’ video clip as the latest element in an awareness campaign that is fast gaining worldwide support.
The ‘Say NO! To Doping’ campaign emphasizes the key sporting messages of cour...
Effective Sport Supplements For Athletic Performance
January 12, 2012
Join the Manitoba Sport Nutrition Network as they host Kelly Anne Erdman, a renowned Sport Dietitian and Olympic Cyclist. This information session will focus on how athletes can use supplements (and food) to delay fatigue by supporting pre-exercise nutritional needs, as well as maximizing endurance ...
Cal Botterill Lecture - speaker notes
January 11, 2012
BE INSPIRED BY
Dr. Paul Estabrooks - Five Steps to getting people to be more active and stick with it
5 Steps to getting people to be more active and stick
Dr. Maureen Weiss - Promoting Positive Youth Development through Sport and Physical Activity
Promoting Positive Youth
Cal Botterill Lecture
October 03, 2011
THE CAL BOTTERILL LECTURE
The annual Cal Botterill Lecture will be held on October 12 from 6:00 to 8:30 at the University of Winnipeg.
This year’s presentation will feature:
Dr. Paul Estabrooks – Five steps to getting people to be more active and stick with it.
Dr. Maureen Weiss &...
Hockey Helmet Program
August 26, 2011
Chevrolet has launched an exciting new “Hockey Helmet Program” which will provide every 5 year old player (Born in 2006) that registers with Hockey Manitoba a FREE Bauer hockey helmet!
A message from Chevrolet:
"For kids, hockey is more than just a game. From the f...
Focus to Excellence
June 28, 2011
“Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.” - Knight
This quote represents the type of concentration and focus that athletes need as they enter a competition. The fine line between awareness and ‘being in automatic’ is a ...
Concussion Article - Brandon
May 30, 2011
On May 24 - 26 the Brandon Sun did an excellent three part series related to Concussions. Please see links below for articles.
The Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba is also assiting to sponsor a free public forum in Brandon: You are invited to attend this free public fo...
Informed Decission Making - Taking It Model
May 16, 2011
Taking It is an easy to use model from which people can learn more about ANY substance. Taking It leads a person through several points, providing information at each stage about the particular substance in which he or she is interested. With this information, the person can then decide ...
The Concussion Experience - Presentations
April 27, 2011
Concussions happen at all levels of Sport, from the earliest levels through to professional athletes.
The Sport Medicine and Science Council believes concussion management/education is essential knowledge for those who work closely with today’s athletes.
Are You Playing Injured?
March 30, 2011
“Young men are you tough enough?” a coach asks. The players shout “YESSIR!” “Well then, let’s get busy and find who is tough enough and who is NOT”. The truth is that kids have been brainwashed into thinking it is “heroic” or “the warrior&r...
The Concussion Experience
March 23, 2011
THE CONCUSSION EXPERIENCE
The Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba is hosting a Concussion in Sport Seminar. This seminar will be an informative and interactive session related to concussion management. Program highlights will include the history of concussions, how to recognize a concuss...
2011 Sport Medicine and Science Council Scholarship Application
March 23, 2011
The 2011 Graduate and Undergraduate schoarships are updated and ready for download.
Dead line for application is May 10, 2011.
2011 Undergraduate Scholarship (word)
2011 Undergraduate Scholarship (pdf)
2011 Graduate Scholarship (word)
2011 Graduate Scholarship (pdf)
January 24, 2011
The article by Tudor Bompa (link below) provides a basic introduction to program planning. The science and art of `periodization` is constantly evolving and there are many other good coaches and scientists exploring this area. Here are a few key principles to remember as you are ...
1 MONTH TO GO - Managing Distractions
January 13, 2011
Managing distractions is one of the many things coaches and managers will have to do at games, in addition to all other aspects of competition, to create an environment to allow for your athletes to succeed. We have asked a coach of one of our successful teams from the last Canada Winter Games...
New Concussion Articles
November 09, 2010
Please see the links below for some Concussion articles that have been in the media recently.
Injury Prevention and Recovery in Sport
October 14, 2010
Athletes are continually trying to better themselves in their sport. Mistakes happen and sometimes by wanting to improve, they follow poor habits or make training errors. This can lead to injury or result in poor performance. As a coach, some of your key responsibilities are to improve athletic perf...
Plan Now to Perform Later
September 01, 2010
Nutrition has come to the forefront in the world of sport and performance. A solid sport nutrition plan can give your athlete a legal edge to keep competitive. When and what they eat and drink is critical to high energy performance and optimal recovery. The type and amount of food and...
Canada Winter Games - Periodization
July 20, 2010
Coaches, it is important at this time to ensure you are preparing your athletes for the upcoming eason appropriately. Take some time to review this article from the US Olympic Team regarding periodization. Basically, the periodization of an annual plan has three major phases: prepara...
Canada Winter Games - Mental Performance
June 15, 2010
Now is the time to maximize the chances that all your hard work pays off and that your athletes perform to their potential at the Canada Games. The Canada Games will be a multi-sport competition. As such, there will be many sports represented at the competition. It may be that you ...
2010 Sport Medicine & Science Council Scholarships
April 29, 2010
The 2010 Graduate and Undergraduate schoarships are updated and ready for download.
Dead line for application is May 5, 2010
2010 Undergraduate Scholarship
2010 Graduate Scholarship
THE PRIORITIES FOR RECOVERY NUTRITION
December 01, 2009
Recovery is a huge challenge for athletes who train two or more times a day, train for prolonged period of time, or compete in multiple events. When it comes to training, it is critical to plan the workload and the recovery time. However, in competition, this is not always an option.&nbs...
H1N1 & Sport
August 25, 2009
The Sport Medicine & Science Council has gathered some information related to the recent H1N1 Outbreak. Please review the attached documents if you are hosting or planning to attend a major sporting event.
General Flu Info
H1N1 Clinics & Hours
Media Alert - Safety Alert
August 04, 2009
Join the Sport Medicine and Science Council, along with its partners, for a Bike & Helmet Safety day at The Forks!
Come down and check out exhibits from Think First, Downtown Watch, the Winnipeg Police Bike Unit and The Sport Medicine Council to hear the latest stat...
Media Alert - A Ray of Hope in the fight against Skin Cancer
July 10, 2009
Rays of Destruction and Rays of Hope!
Preventative measures lead to fewer incidences of skin cancer.
Friday July 10, 2009
Winnipeg, Manitoba – Skin cancer rates have tripled since the 1960s, especially among young women and men. 1 in...
PROPER HYDRATION - H20 Safe!
June 16, 2009
The Sport Medicine and Science Council of MAnitoba lauched an H20 Safe Campaign to aid in reducing problems associated with water use during longer duration exercise.
For Immediate Release - Proper Hydration leads to improved performance
June 11, 2009
For Immediate Release
Proper hydration leads to improved performance and avoidance of problems requiring medical attention.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 10, 2009 – The Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba will be launching an H20Safe Campai...
HELMET SAFETY PRESENTATION
May 26, 2009
Spring has arrived and there is life again on the streets of Winnipeg. Cyclists, inline skaters and skateboarders will once again be making use of our beautiful city\'s summer weather. For that reason the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba will be continuing our Helmet Safety Pre...
Stop a Thief !: Physical Activity for Bone Health
April 08, 2009
Stop a Thief !: Physical Activity for Bone Health
A Collaborative Approach to Osteoporosis Management
This Ciontinueing Medical Education will provide an overview of the impact that various factors have on Bone Health and will be of special interest to specialists and family physicians, n...
Energy Edge - Nutrition Importance
March 30, 2009
A balanced eating program is an integral component to obtaining the energy edge in performance and any physical fitness program. We all need energy that will last as long as our day lasts. Planning for good nutrition is essential to reach peak performance goals.
Nutrition - Performance ...
2009 Sport Medicine Council Scholarship Applications
March 23, 2009
The 2009 Graduate and Undergraduate schoarships are updated and ready for download.
Dead line for application is May 4, 2009.
Undergraduate Scholarship: http://www.sportmed.mb.ca/?page=24
Graduate Scholarship: http://www.sportmed.mb.ca/?page=25
Sport Psych Panel Discussion - For All Coaches
February 06, 2009
Phil Towle Panel Presentation and Open Discussion
NEXT Weekend, Saturday February 14th. Do not miss this incredible opportunity!!
On behalf of Sport Psych Manitoba, the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba, Sport Manitoba, Coaching Manitoba, and the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba we would ...
Sport Nutrition Workshop
February 02, 2009
Please see infoformation regarding a Sport Nutrition Workshop.
Winnipeg Date: February 12, 2009
Sleep: The Nothingness That Means Everything!
January 09, 2009
Contrary to popular belief, sleep is a very active process. Follow the link for a for info
Sleep and Performance
Simple Sport Science
December 10, 2008
The Substance Use in Sport and Health Committee is initiating a newsletter series called Simple Sport Science. Attached is the first version which describes one of the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba\'s key programs.
Simple Sport Science - Volume 1 - Taking It
Long-Term Athlete Development Workshop
November 28, 2008
Long-Term Athlete Development Workshop
THE EXPERTS ARE COMING!
December 3-5th, 2008 – Winnipeg
Mark your calendars!
Sport Manitoba is hosting a special series of workshops for Manitoba’s sport leaders in planning and implementing their Canadian Sport for Life – Long Term At...
Sport Psychology Modules
September 11, 2008
The Sports Psych Association of Manitoba has developed three modules to assist athletes and coaches interested in strengthening their psychological skills in sport a head start. Two modules are designed specifically for athletes, and one is designed for coaches. The information found in the modules ...
Cal Botterill Legacy Lecture - Defining Moments
September 03, 2008
To find out more information on the Cal Botterill Legacy Lecture - Defining Moments click here Cal Boterial Legacy Lecture: Defining Moments.
Hydration in Sport
June 24, 2008
FLUID IN SPORT FACTS
Proper fluid intake before, during and after
training or competition is the simplest
practice to maximize performance. Yet,
proper hydration is often overlooked or
Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth study
March 31, 2008
According to the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute's Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth (CAN PLAY) study,...
Manitoba children and youth (between the ages of 5 and 19) take an average of roughly 11,800 steps per day, as recorded by a pedometer.
CAFFEINE - Performance Enhancement or Hindrance?
March 18, 2008
Is caffeine performance enhancing? Potentially. Health or adverse risks? Can be.
Read the article "Caffeine in Sport: for more information.
Caffeine: Good and Bad
For more articles please use the link below
2008 SMCM Scholarships
March 17, 2008
The 2008 Graduate and Undergraduate schoarships are updated and ready for download.
Dead line for application is May 7, 2008.
Undergraduate Scholarship 2008
March 10, 2008
Check the Nutrition Bites section for regularly updated articles.
Eating Out Sports Smarts
February 04, 2008
August 31, 2007
For immediate release
Health Canada Advises Canadians to Stop Using WJD PRO Ice Hockey Goaltender Helmets and WJD PRO "CAT EYE" Face Protectors
OTTAWA - Health Canada is advising Canadians to immediately stop using all WJD Pro ice hockey goaltender h...
Coaching Super Seminar
September 26, 2007
2007 Super Seminar for Coaches
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Maples Collegiate & Maples Multiplex
Coaching Manitoba strives to recognize coaches from grassroots to high performance levels in the province of Manitoba. We are pleased to...
Cal Botterill Legacy Lecture - Come celebrate the contributions of Cal...
September 13, 2007
May 22, 2007
The Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba is kickstarting its 2007 Helmet Safety Program\'s "We Caught You Using Your Head" Campaign! We are targeting elementary schools in and around the Winnipeg area with 30 minute interactive presentations regarding Helmet Use & Safety. Available in bo...
Dr. Kriellaars wins Healthy Living Award
May 01, 2007
On April 18, 2006, Dr. Dean Kriellaars was the receipient on a Healthy Living award from the Reh Fit Centre Foundation
Dr. Dean Kriellaars has made significant contributions to the health of our community as a passionate and dedicated volunteer in sports medicine and physical activity.
Sport Medicine Council - 2007 Scholarship Applications
March 15, 2007
The 2007 Graduate and Undergraduate schalrships are now available for download.
On the Road with Nutrition
January 22, 2007
This articles will help provide information related to wise food choices while traveling