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December 19, 2019
Notice our new look? SIRC is excited to launch our new website and the Canadian Sport Daily - delivering sport and physical activity-related knowledge, news, resources, and more...straight to your inbox. Check out our new website to access all SIRC...
December 18, 2019
Are you new to the SIRC Daily News or still sorting through email from 2018? Check out the top 5 SIRCuit articles and SIRC blogs from 2019 in our most recent blog!
December 17, 2019
Well beyond casual gamers, professional eSport athletes practice three to ten hours per day to perform up to 500 action moves per minute (compared to 10 moves for a novice). Health professionals are now noticing trends in eSport injuries, including...
December 16, 2019
As the temperature drops, many Canadians will head outside to ski, skate, slide and snowshoe. Winter athletes must pay close attention to fueling and hydration. Visit Alberta Alpine for tips on staying hydrated during cold weather activities.
December 13, 2019
Safe or out? Because the speed of sound is slower than the speed of light, baseball fans in the stands can mistakenly think a player is safe because they hear the sound of the ball hitting the mitt of the...
December 12, 2019
An analysis of 12 years of motor vehicle/bicycle crash data revealed that the motorist’s speed was the most important variable in whether a cyclist was seriously injured or not. At 60 km/h, 27% of cyclists suffered a severe or catastrophic...
December 11, 2019
Policy change is one way Volleyball Canada is striving to improve athlete safety on the court. Changes include warm-up drill practices discouraging athletes from going under the net to retrieve the ball – an area with a high risk for...
December 5, 2019
SIRCTalks is an exciting new series of SIRC videos and podcasts profiling innovative areas of sport research. Some of the latest episodes feature insight from Dr. Joe Baker (York University) on athlete development, Dr. Tara-Leigh McHugh (University of Alberta) on the...
December 4, 2019
It may be possible to out-run death, at least for a little while, according to a recent study. The meta-analysis of more than 230,000 participants found that even the most casual runners (as little as a slow jog once a...
December 3, 2019
In recognition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, today’s SIRC blog features the Ability Toolkit, an evidence-informed resource that adapts the recommendations of the 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for children and youth with disabilities.