SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Dec 9, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 68 million with over 47 million recovered and 1,550,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 5.2 %. In Canada we have over 423,000 cases, 12,700 deaths and 339,000 (80%) recovered. Some provinces continue to experience record numbers of cases…

SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Nov 16, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 52 million with over 36.7 million recovered and 1,290,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 5.2 %. In Canada we have over 278,000 cases, 10,700 deaths and 223,000 (80%) recovered. Canada is presently experiencing a significant increase in…

CSI Pacific & UofT DCSIL

Canada’s leading student minds take up the challenge as CSI Pacific partners with U of T on sports study

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) is partnering with the University of Toronto’s Department of Computer Science Innovation Lab (DCSIL) in order to leverage some of the world’s top undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of data analytics, computer science and kinesiology.  These students will be working on complex sports problems to provide efficiency in daily training workflow…

Wendy Pethick

Victoria’s Wendy Pethick named top Canadian sports scientist by Own the Podium

Post from Victoria Times-Colonist, October 25, 2020 View original post: https://www.timescolonist.com/sports/victoria-s-wendy-pethick-named-top-canadian-sports-scientist-by-own-the-podium-1.24227117 Only the Tokyo Olympics were postponed, not the humidity. That still awaits. Canadian athletes can thank Wendy Pethick if they acclimatize well to the 30-plus degree summer temperatures expected next year in Japan for the pandemic-delayed 2020 Plus One Olympics and Paralympics. The manager…

SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Oct 21, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 40.2 million with over 30.3 million recovered and 1.1 million deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 4.9 %. In Canada we have over 202,000 cases, 9,781 deaths and 167,112 (84%) recovered. The number of cases in Canada continues…

SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): August 13, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 20 million with over 13.5 million recovered and 746,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 7.4 %. In Canada we have over 120,000 cases, 8,900 deaths and 106,000 (89%) recovered. There are 4,685 presently active cases in Canada…

SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): July 15, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 13.5 million with over 7.9 million recovered and 582,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8%. In Canada we have over 108,450 cases, 8,800 deaths and 72,000 (66%) recovered. Of the 27,500 presently active cases in Canada 97%…