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Each week on BEaTS Research Radio at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, early-career scientists and investigators deep dive into the ever-changing, rapidly evolving world of Science in one-on-one conversations with some of the planet's most brilliant Scientists, breaking down the science in terms you can understand

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Each week on BEaTS Research Radio at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, early-career scientists and investigators deep dive into the ever-changing, rapidly evolving world of Science in one-on-one conversations with some of the planet's most brilliant Scientists, breaking down the science in terms you can understand

    Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation

    Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation

    Nicole Chu from the University of Ottawa speaks with Dr. Rosalin Miles. Dr. Miles is an active community member of the Lytton First Nation and a Research Associate in the Indigenous Health and Physical Activity program at The University of British Columbia School of Kinesiology. Her research focuses on the promotion of Indigenous health and wellness and understanding the value of traditional, cultural, and historical knowledge using a strength-based approach. Dr. Miles founded the Indigenous ...

    • 14 min
    How Wearable Tech Revolutionizes Physical Health Research

    How Wearable Tech Revolutionizes Physical Health Research

    Ryan Tu speaks with Dr. Emmanuel Stamatakis, a professor of physical activity, lifestyle, and population health at the University of Sydney, and a NHMRC Leadership 2 Fellow. Dr. Stamatakis focuses on cohort study-based research to correlate physical exercise to health. In this episode, Dr. Stamatakis explains his role in the Prospective Physical Activity, Sitting and Sleep consortium (ProPASS), how this helped him lead the development of activity guidelines for the World Health Organization, ...

    • 22 min
    HIIT the Right way: Optimal Training in Today's Fitness Scene

    HIIT the Right way: Optimal Training in Today's Fitness Scene

    Jinane El-Hage from the University of Ottawa interviews Dr. Martin Gibala from the University of McMaster. Dr. Gibala is a professor of kinesiology, and his research focuses on the beneficial effects of exercise at the molecular to whole body level in both healthy individuals and those with chronic diseases. Dr. Gibala and his team are renowned for their work on high-intensity interval training and its impact on health, performance, metabolism, and even cognitive function. Dr. Gibala's expert...

    • 19 min
    Episode 178 BEaTS Research Radio - Endorphin boost: Exercise and mental health

    Episode 178 BEaTS Research Radio - Endorphin boost: Exercise and mental health

    Deyanira Hernandez from the University of Ottawa interviews Dr. Catherine Sabiston, an exercise and health psychology professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Sabiston holds a Canada Research Chair in physical activity and mental health to conduct research on understanding physical activity, motivation, and mental health, including body image, physical self-perceptions, anxiety, depression, and stress. In this episode, Dr. Sabiston talks about her motivation to pursue a career in physical ...

    • 14 min
    Special Episode - SMACing Cancer (uOttawa SciComm 2023)

    Special Episode - SMACing Cancer (uOttawa SciComm 2023)

    Armita Kalani from the Translational and Molecular Medicine (TMM) program at the University of Ottawa interviews Dr. Shawn Beug on behalf of her team for the TMM4950 Science Communication course. Dr. Shawn Beug is a Scientist at the CHEO Research Institute and an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Beug’s research group focuses on understanding the factors involved in apoptosis (programmed cell death) and aims to develop new immune-based therapies for the treatment of cancer....

    • 10 min
    Special Episode - Maternal Strain, Baby's Pain (uOttawa SciComm 2023)

    Special Episode - Maternal Strain, Baby's Pain (uOttawa SciComm 2023)

    Megan Verma from the University of Ottawa interviews Dr. Ian Colman for the TMM4950 Science Communication podcast assignment. Dr. Colman is a professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa, and he directs the Applied Psychiatric Epidemiology Across the Life-course (APEAL) Lab. In this episode, Megan explores Dr. Colman's research on how prenatal maternal stress negatively impacts children's behaviour and mental health after birth. In the conversation, th...

    • 13 min

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