Kinesiology

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10 Tips for Working with Seniors

Co-operative Education

For some, seniors can be intimidating and difficult to work with. However, after working as a Student Kinesiologist with 6-8 different clients on a daily basis, I have compiled a list of 10 tips and tricks to help anyone working with seniors in any context, not just kinesiology.  

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Co-op Australia: Brittney's Journey of Career Exploration [Part 1]

co-op student

Brittney Merryweather is a force when it comes to International Co-op. Not one to shy away from opportunities abroad, she dives into each country she goes to with gusto and an open mind for learning. In 2007 Brittney went to the University of Wollongong.

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A Once-in-a-lifetime Experience in Ghana: Interning with Projects Abroad

International

In Summer 2010, Cici Chenliu, a Kinesiology student, went to Ghana with Projects Abroad for a month to work as an intern at a local hospital. Check out her life changing experience working in the ward and exploring the beautiful cities of Ghana.

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Co-op India: Brittney's Journey of Career Exploration [Part 2]

Cosmic Volunteers

Brittney Merryweather, a BPK Co-op student and a Behavioural Neuroscience (BNS) Major, takes us on her journey of career exploration and personal development through her two eye-opening International co-op placements. Read on to find out more about the people, culture and land of India.

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Type of Experience: 
Co-op Work Term
Organization Information
Organization: 
Lynn Valley Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy Centre
Organization Profile: 
At Lynn Valley Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy (LVOSP), we combine specialized knowledge and techniques from a variety of healing disciplines to help restore your body and maintain normal function. The health professionals at LVOSP include physiotherapists, registered massage therapists, and kinesiologists. Our physiotherapists also perform acupuncture. During your first visit, your physiotherapist will perform an assessment and diagnosis. After the assessment, treatment may include hands-on treatment, exercise programs and, if necessary, modalities and/or taping. Lynn Valley Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy was founded to bring hands-on therapy and rehabilitative exercise programs closer together for the benefit of patients. To this end, our 4200 sq. ft. second-floor facility includes efficient, well-equipped examination/treatment rooms as well as a spacious gym. In this setting, patients receive the latest manual therapy and mechanical therapy techniques and treatments.
City: 
North Vancouver
Experience Details
Position Title: 
Student Kinesiologist

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Moldovan Memories Part 4: My Care Placement in the Village

International Work Search

Moving from the city into a village in Moldova, Kerri Jang finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

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Moldovan Memories Part 1: And So It Begins...

Moldovan Memories

Journey through Moldova, a small country situated between Romania and Ukraine with Kerri Jang as she volunteers with a medical project in Moldova's capital and a care project in the nearby village of Vadul lui Voda in the first of a five part article series.

By: Kerri Jang 4771 reads | 0 comments
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Kaili Rand: A Co-op Student's Success Story

Volunteering

Upon graduation in June 2008, Kaili Rand had achieved the highest cumulative GPA in her faculty, maintained a balance between her schoolwork and volunteering, and has been accepted into medical school. Did I also mention she’s a Co-op student?

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Team Work Works: The Story behind the Photo

Photo Contest

Karan Durairajan may be new to SFU, but that didn’t stop him from entering the 2008 WIL Photo Contest under the brand new entry category, Community Engagement. Read the story behind the photo.

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A Co-op Experience: A New Journey

Co-op Reflections

SFU is proud to announce that Mona Jalili from BPK, earlier this year becoming the CAFCE Student of the Year, has now won ACE Student of the Year. CAFCE and ACE are Canadian co-op associations dedicated to the fostering and advancement of post-secondary co-operative education in Canada. Read on for her story

By: Mona Jalili 5141 reads | 0 comments
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