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In the News — Rio 2016: How do athletes hurt themselves? A look sport-by-sport

From the Global News item: “I would say the majority of them have had some kind of injury,” said Dr. Lee Schofield, who is currently in Rio as part of the Canadian Olympic core medical team. Dr. Julia Alleyne, a former chief medical director for the Canadian team in several Olympics,
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CBC Interview: Dr. Julia Alleyne on keeping Pan Am athletes healthy

Video interview shot Monday, July 21, 2015 — bright and early in the morning! Watch it here: http://panam.cbc.ca/videos/video/julia-alleyne-keeping-the-pan-athletes-healthy.html
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CP24 article: Two marathon runners treated for dehydration amid sweltering heat

From the CP24 (Toronto’s Breaking News) article: … With the hot weather coming as thousands of athletes take part in the Pan American Games, officials are warning both athletes and spectators to watch out for signs of overheating. Already, two competitors in the marathon h
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Toronto Star article: Heat will be factor for fans, athletes at Pan Am Games on Sunday

From the Toronto Star article: It’s going to be a hot one for Pan Am Games spectators, with temperatures Sunday expected to top 30C with a humidex reading that could make it feel like 40C. So how to keep cool? Here are some tips from Dr. Julia Alleyne, TO2015’s chief medical officer:
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Toronto Star: Therapy dogs suit up for Pan Am Games

In a Games first, 125 pooches will visit athletes’ villages From the Toronto Star article: The therapy dogs work regular shifts in hospitals and retirement homes, and make special trips to university campuses, airports — anywhere stress levels may be rising. “I’ve lived in five Olympi
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Barbados Advocate: Hospital lab receives equipment donation

From the Barbados Advocate article: Adding to this, Member of the Board of Directors – Healthcare Portfolio, Julia Alleyne, said this is not the first occasion that the BBCA has given back. In the past, the group has “donated a number of chairs for the kidney dialysis unit. “We have d
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Toronto Star: 100 volunteer slots still free on Pan Am medical team

From the Toronto Star article: Paging doctors with no vacation plans. With less than two months until the Pan Am Games, the medical team is short more than 100 volunteers. The Games rely on 1,750 volunteers, and only a dozen paid staff, to provide comprehensive medical care, including
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UHN News: ‘High battery life’ helps Dr. Alleyne lead Toronto 2015 Games

From the news item: As a sports medicine physician, Dr. Julia Alleyne is no stranger to the importance of physical activity. This summer, she will take on a role to care for athletes who are hoping to be at the top of their game: Dr. Alleyne will be the Chief Medical Officer of the 20
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Metro News Video: B.C. woman chugs for beer mile world record

From the piece: Dr. Julia Alleyne, who’s worked with Canadian athletes at five Olympic Games, cautions that women are among those that are at the greatest risk of suffering ill effects of beer miling. “The concern we have in sport is the decreased muscle co-ordination, visual blurring
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CBC News: How injured Olympic athletes heal quickly enough to perform

From the CBC piece: As Olympic athletes go faster, higher and further, they take greater risks that can lead to more traumatic injury and overuse injuries, says Dr. Julia Alleyne, chief medical officer for the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. It isn’t so much modern science that helps at
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