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Robot Therapy: a furry friend for dementia patients

March 29, 2017 — 
Clinical trials with dementia patients, for example, have found that PARO improved symptoms such as depression, anxiety and stress.

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Karen Cook, Project Manager for Community Health Sciences, addresses first-year students during the Engaging in our Community bus tour.

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Engaging in our Community: First year students learn about the neighbourhood and each other

September 22, 2016 — 
For first-year students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, a steep learning curve is something that’s to be expected. The Engaging in our Community #RFHScollaborate event at Bannatyne campus held last week helped these students by supporting them to learn more about each other while also discovering more about their local neighbourhood

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Former RWB dancer CindyMarie Small is studying in the Master of Occupational Therapy program in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

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Tiny Dancer: Former RWB member spins in new direction

September 19, 2016 — 
After retiring in 2007 after 16 years with the RWB, CindyMarie Small found herself in the unique position of seeking out a new career path

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Image from iStock.

WATCH: When does an athlete cross the line into cheating?

August 12, 2016 — 
What's fair in competition and what's changed in catching doping?

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Dean Kriellaars from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences.

WATCH: Technology, competition and the Olympics

August 8, 2016 — 
Dean Kriellaars from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences on technology, physical literacy and competition.

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Image from iStock/Leonardo Patrizi.

CBC: As Canada’s Olympic medal wins have climbed, so have obesity rates

August 5, 2016 — 
Dean Kriellaars, an associate professor at the University of Manitoba's Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was interested in seeing whether there was any relationship between the Olympics and activity levels in the general population

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Manitoba tracks lead home

January 31, 2015 — 
This week the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences celebrated a reunion of sorts as members of the Class of 1983 gathered to recognize the donation of a painting to the Bannatyne campus.

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