dr Julia Alleyne

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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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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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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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