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March 1, 2021
Participation in Masters sport provides a number of physical, psychological and social benefits for athletes, including strength and conditioning, positive perspectives on aging, and strong friendships. Learn more in the SIRCuit.
January 11, 2021
The Winter 2021 SIRCuit is now available! For many, the new year presents an opportunity to set new goals, refine behaviours, or let go of something that is holding them back. This edition of the SIRCuit provides takes a deep dive into...
September 16, 2020
For many sport organizations, older adults represent an untapped cohort of potential members. Research on Masters athletes points to the importance of both a social environment and competitive opportunities in facilitating participation.
May 12, 2020
Carol LaFayette-Boyd is one of Canada’s rising track and field stars – at the age of 77. The multiple world record holder is one of a growing number of Masters athletes forcing us to consider new frontiers in human performance....
March 31, 2020
Check out the Spring SIRCuit! This collection of articles, provides timely and relevant research and insights relating to leadership, athlete development, and high performance sport: The Role of Nutrition in Sub-Concussion Injury ProtectionEngaging Youth in Evaluation ProcessesAn Official’s Journey to the...
March 27, 2019
In sports like swimming that tend to revolve around “best times,” it’s important to have reasons for participating that aren’t related to performance. There will always come a time when an athlete hits their limit and can’t go any faster....