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The Complete Guide to Strength Training (2015): An A-1 resource for evidence-based practice in strength training

I am very highly impressed with The Complete Guide to Strength Training (2015) by Anita Bean, the fifth edition of the book. It makes good sense for a book of this kind to go through successive editions, thereby keeping up to … Continue reading

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Evidence-based practice and the eradication of science

I have an interest in evidence-based practice. When scientific data and research are under threat, each of us as a citizen is under threat. In an earlier post, I’ve discussed the role of fraud in relation to scientific credentials. At the … Continue reading

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What can we learn about evidence-based practice when we read about Tecumseh?

The October 2013 issue of Fife & Drum, the the newsletter of The Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common, can be accessed here: fife-and-drum-oct-2013 When I first encountered the newsletter, I printed it out and found that the font … Continue reading

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Continual learning and patient-focused practice in health care and 226 square feet of shelter

I’m pleased to share with you the headlines and opening paragraphs or other excerpts from several articles. 1. From Britain, here’s to your health (André Picard) From the middle of the article, two paragraphs: Dr. Berwick’s report begins with some … Continue reading

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Skepticism with regard to the concept of “learning styles” is hugely warranted, no matter how popular the concept may be

A March 13, 2017 Guardian article is entitled: “Teachers must ditch ‘neuromyth’ of learning styles, say scientists: Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method.” An excerpt from the article reads: The letter, organised … Continue reading

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Empathy is great provided that we use it wisely

In a page at my website dealing with mindfulness meditation, I’ve discussed the uses and abuses of compassion. I’ve also discussed a range of viewpoints regarding empathy. A July 12, 2012 Wired article is entitled: “Compassion over empathy could help … Continue reading

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Input from Jaan Pill of Preserved Stories regarding Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft

As a rule, I make it a practice to avoid posting my own input with regard to ongoing public consultations such as the Long Branch Guidelines Draft. Instead, I just send in my comments and then I forget about it. … Continue reading

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Tale of a Town comes to Mississauga between July 11 & July 30, 2016 – Message from Mississauga Culture

Click here to access the message from Mississauga Culture > I’m really pleased that I was able to learn about this Storymobile visit through an email message today from Mississauga Culture. I subscribed a while back for such messages. I … Continue reading

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Periodization in strength training leads to maximum gains from your workouts

A June 13, 2016 Science of Us article is entitled: “Steph Curry Literally Sees the World Differently Than You Do.” The article notes: “In short, Curry is something of poster boy for an new era in sports, where superior neural … Continue reading

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Message on the occasion of Marilyn Langevin’s retirement from the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research

Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to send a message to Dr. Marilyn Langevin on the occasion of her retirement from the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR) in Edmonton. My message on the occasion of Marilyn Langevin’s retirement from … Continue reading

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