SIRC is pleased to be participating in the SPIN Summit 2013 hosted by Own the Podium. This year’s focus has been on “pushing the limits on performance” and we’ve had the pleasure of hearing many interesting presentations from former athletes, Olympic coaches and sport scientists. The conference began with hearing former Olympic cross-country skier Rebecca “Beckie” Scott speak about her personal...Read more


SIRC est heureux de participer au Sommet SPIN 2013 organisé par À Nous le podium. L’objectif de cette année a été mis sur «Repousser les limites de la performance» et nous avons eu le plaisir d’entendre plusieurs intéressantes présentations par d’anciens athlètes, entraîneurs olympiques et scientistes sportifs. La conférence a commencé en écoutant l’ancienne skieuse de fond olympique Rebecca «...Read more

SAIT Slides into Sport Research

We often speak about the significance that participating in sport brings to improving our well-being socially, mentally and spiritually. But on the competition side, those involved in sport are also always looking for ways to improve their performance, which will range from the psychology and physiology of sport to improving the equipment used . These tools of the trade not only include moving...Read more

SIRC Gets in the SPIN of Things

The 2011 SPIN (SPort INnovation) Summit is in its second day at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Canada’s greatest minds in sport science have come together for a conference focusing on premier applied sport science, sport medicine and research that services the high performance sport community. Themes this year include bullet proofing the 2012 Olympic Games plan (...Read more

It makes you proud to be Canadian…

We are now in the lull of the storm. The Olympic Games wrapped up leaving two weeks until the opening ceremonies of the Paralympic Games . If you are living in one of the other three Canadian time zones it’s just enough time to catch up on some sleep. The last three weeks of the Olympic Games were amazing, fantastic, exciting, unforgettable…the list goes on. There were 2500 athletes from 82...Read more