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Ontario Society for Health and Fitness
9th Annual Conference
Friday November 4, 2016 

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2016 Conference Schedule

 9:00am - 10:00am

Delegate Sign-in, Refreshments & Networking

"Wake-up Yoga" 9:20-9:45 (optional walk-in)**

 10:00am - 10:50am

OSHF Welcome Address

Could you "stand" to lose a few pounds? Effects of interrupting sedentary time for improving health in today’s sit-centric environment
Jamie Burr; PhD, CSEP-CEP

 10:50am - 11:00am 

Break/Session Transition

 11:00am - 12:00pm
 (concurrent sessions)

Active Living with Diabetes: Practical Guidelines for Fitness Professionals
Agnes Coutinho; PhD, RKin

Jumping in to Plyometrics: When and how to use this method training safely and effectively**
Adam Douglas; MSc, CSCS, CSEP-CEP

Nutrient Periodization: The next step in tailor-made nutrition recommendations for health and performance
Adam Upshaw; PhD, MEd, CSEP-CEP

 12:00pm - 1:00pm


"The 20-Minute Workout" 12:10-12:30** (optional walk-in)

 1:00pm - 2:00pm
 (concurrent sessions)

Physical Activity Implications of Very Low Carbohydrate Diets
Ben Sit; BASc, RD

Pre-requisite Mobility & Stability to Safely and Effectively Perform Multi-joint, Complex Exercises**
Ray Leblanc; BSc, BEd, CSCS, CSEP-CEP

Physical Literacy in Seniors: What do we know? What can we use? 
Robert Grisdale; MSc, DC

 2:00pm - 2:10pm

Break/Session Transition

 2:10pm - 3:10pm
 (concurrent sessions)

Effective Techniques for Teaching Group Exercise
Winnie Talan; HBA, DJur

It’s Not About the Exercise: The importance of core control to prevent back pain and improve athleticism**
John Gray; MSc, RKin, CSCS 

EIMC: The Movement to Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle Among Canadians
Daniel Santa Mina; PhD, CSEP-CEP

 3:10pm - 3:20pm

Break/Session Transition

 3:20pm - 4:00pm   

Choice Architecture: "Nudging" better choices and decisions to improve consumer health and well-being
Avni Shah; PhD

OSHF Closing Address***


** Denotes an active session.  Participants are required to submit a completed PAR-Q+ clearing them for unrestricted activity.  Appropriate dress and footwear is required; an exercise mat is strongly recommended.  For R. Leblanc's session, please bring a dowel.

*** Closing address will be followed by the OSHF Annual Business Meeting.