won 3 silver medals in the 50m, 100m, 200m breaststroke at Provincials in Edmonton. She was in the top 6 in the remaining 4 events and got 4 personal best times. Elizabeth is now headed to Quebec City for Nationals.
Elliot Moskowy has just arrived Los Angeles for the Special Olympic World's to compete in the pool. Moskowy has won countless medals in Provincials, Nationals and now will take a shot at World's. He will compete in Aquatics beginning July 25 and ending August 1st.
[Source: Channel 6
is off to compete in Slalom Kayak Nationals this week in Chilliwack, BC. As a member of the Junior Development Team, Darius will be competing against the best in Canada in the Men's K1 races.
Former AEP athlete, Ryan Penner
will also be competing in Chilliwack as a member of the U23 National Team.
Congratulations to Red Deer's Keegan Soehn
on winning gold in the men's trampoline event at the Pan Am Games.
FUN-duh-MENTALS of Sport Psychology
Doug. Swanson – F.I.R.S.T. Place for Human Performance
“The truth knocks on the door and you say,
‘Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away. Puzzling.’”
Robert M. Pirsig
Balance.01 in Life and Athletics (Sport)
One definition of balance is “a condition in which different elements are in the correct proportions”.
Interestingly, it is about correct proportions, not equal proportions. A diet is a useful analogy. A balanced diet is one of correct proportions, not one of equal proportions.
We should focus our life, in the same way we focus our diet, by ensuring we have the correct proportions in our life activities and aspirations. It begins with aspirations. We first must determine what it is we want to become masterful in. Becoming masterful is the top shelf proportion
, because it is the priority
. But, it is not the only proportion.
Sleep problems have the same effects on students’ grades as drug abuse, new study finds
BY Rebecca Jacobson June 2, 2014
Losing sleep can have the same effects on your grades as binge drinking and chronic marijuana use, according to a new study published in the journal Sleep.
Researchers at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. scoured through 43,000 responses to the 2009 American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey, looking for the connections between sleep problems and academic success. They found college freshmen were more affected by sleep loss than upperclassmen. An analysis of the data showed that sleep problems alone predicted if a student would drop a class, even when controlling for factors such as chronic health problems, race, gender, anxiety, depression and work hours.
Often overlooked – The psychological impact of an ACL injury
An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is one of the most common and yet one of the most devastating injuries an athlete can sustain. There is plenty of research on ACL injuries and the methods for treatment are well documented; usually when an athlete sustains this type of injury, their physical recovery is addressed well and thoroughly, and many recover enough to return to their sport. While they may be physically able to play, the psychological and emotional impacts of an ACL injury are often overlooked and can have a detrimental effect on an athlete’s performance.
ASHFM 23rd Annual Golf Tournament
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Trainer Training Camp
August 15 & 16
Collegiate Sports Medicine Clinic
In the News
New round of grants now available to help cover the cost of sports programs and sports equipment for people with a disability
July 8, 2015
Canadian Paralympic Committee - Canadian Paralympic Committee calls for applications for the 2015-2016 System Development Fund
OTTAWA, July 8, 2015 - The Canadian Paralympic Committee invites Canadian sport organizations and clubs to apply, starting today, for the 2015-2016 granting round of the System Development Fund.
The System Development Fund targets initiatives connected to the various stages of the Canadian Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Framework, helping develop athletes from playground to podium.
Funding amounts of between $2,500 and $10,000 will be available.