dr Julia Alleyne

Clinician – Educator – Consultant

Training for the Beermile

Check out this article about Kirsty Smith, a triathlete who is training to set a  Beermile record! According to Beermile.com, the Beer Mile is “The most famous, glorified, respected, and celebrated of all the events of this underworld…” Here, Julia talks about the il
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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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