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This talk will introduce a model of vascular cognitive impairment and dementia, point to the major cognitive, cerebrovascular and brain alterations, and present evidence that physical exercise is, if anything, more potent than pharmacotherapy in rescuing function.



A webinar of four short research talks exploring how the effects of COVID affect our daily lives.



Thinking about a career in Academia? How much do you know about the steps involved in starting a lab? What must be negotiated with the university to obtain a lab space and manage funding? How do you kick-start your research program while also training students? How can social media help to build your research program? Join us for a panel discussion with early career and established researchers on their experiences!



Join a cooking webinar created for Concordia Stingers athletes by dietetics intern Evilina Shishkova to learn a simple recipe and learn more about nutrition to support your performance and recovery, hosted by PERFORM dietitian Théa Demmers.



Mental health problems affect the lives of a significant number of people each year. Lifestyle choices (e.g. good diet, adequate sleep, leisure engagement) can have a positive impact on the mental health and well-being of all individuals including those with mental health problems.

This webinar will provide an overview of mental health, mental health problems, and some of the positive choices we can make to improve our overall mental health.



Join PERFORM Centre dietetic intern, Karine Solomon, for this Korean-Bowl Cooking webinar where you will learn to make a Korean-style lentil bowl, as well several food safety tips, hosted by PERFORM dietitian Théa Demmers.



Running is an accessible activity for many populations that has a number of physiological and psychological health benefits.

Hosted by PERFORM's certified Athletic Therapists, this webinar will aim to provide novice runners with information to help them prevent injuries, and will cover topics from basic tests to do before starting the activity, to tips on proper nutrition and footwear, to an activation and warm up routine, all to help get the runner the most out of their activity.



Cooking is a great way to discuss nutrition.

Round up the kids and have them partake in the creation of a quick and easy, protein-packed, vegan salad for lunch.

Webcast on May 1, 2020. The video is now online for those who missed it live.



The current pandemic and the resulting restrictions have caused extensive disruption to our daily lives. These changes generate stress that can interfere with our sleep.

What are the consequences of this stress for our sleep patterns? Why is it important to take care of our sleep requirements in this time of crisis, especially for the most vulnerable? How can we maintain good sleep quality under these conditions?

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A quick informal Google search shows that the most relevant sites to the question “How do people feel during the covid-19 pandemic?” relate to people’s mental health, with stress, anxiety and depression listed as common concerns. So how do we practice some healthy lifestyle habits to manage stress in the middle of a global pandemic? In this webinar, PERFORM Centre’s Christina Weiss and Théa Demmers share some strategies related to being active and eating well.

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