Archive of PERFORM's online webinars and colloquia
The PERFORM Colloquium series presents ongoing research talks on a broad range of topics related to preventative health research. Although these events are intended for an Academic & Researcher audience, everyone is welcome.
We have also been hosting webinars for the general public on topics such as cooking healthy meals at home, exercise strategies, sleep, and mental health.
See our currently open online events that you can register for:
Nutrition for Performance - Smoothies
November 26, 2020
A webinar to learn learn more about nutrition to support your performance and recovery and a simple smoothie recipe. Taken from our Webster Healthy Living program for Athletes given to Concordia Stingers athletes on November 26, 2020, hosted by PERFORM dietitian Théa Demmers and presented by Dietetics Intern Minnie Su.
Running for Beginners: Considerations for Injury Prevention
June 15, 2020
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.
PERFORM Colloquium: Why and how to maintain a good sleep in a time of crisis
May 20, 2020
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?
Strategies for eating healthy and being active at home during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 23, 2020
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.