Punta Cana 10km: April 3, 2016

After completing her time volunteering in Moca, Dominican Republic, Dr. Lopes travelled across the country to Punta Cana to take part in the 10km Punta Cana race.  This was her first 10km race she had ever done and it was a great one because it was completed in a foreign country! GO BIG OR GO […]

Canadian Deaf Sports Association Women’s Volleyball Team: March 7-8, 2016

Dr. Lopes volunteered her time with the Canadian Deaf Women’s Volleyball team during their training ID camp at Seneca College in Toronto.  She provided on-site care to the athletes and instructed them on how to stretch effectively.      

Flying Angels Youth Track and Field Team: 2014 – March 2016

Dr. Lopes volunteered once a week with the Flying Angels Youth Track and Field team providing on-site care as well as instruction on how to prevention injury.  The team practiced both indoors at Monarch Park Stadium and outdoors at Birchmount Stadium.  

Functional Assessment at Elgin Mills Orange Theory Fitness: January 10, 2016

Dr. Lopes went to the Elgin Mills Orange Theory Fitness location in Richmond Hill, where she does HIIT (high intensity interval training) to do a talk to some gym members.  The talk focused on doing a functional assessment of your whole body to see how well you are moving and how you can improve.   […]

RCCSS(C) Conference “Train Smarter: An Integrative Approach to Performance Enhancement”: November 21-22, 2015

Dr. Lopes acted as Conference Chair Person for the annual Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Canada conference held in Toronto.  This year’s theme focused on training athletes and looked at the nutritional, rehab, psychological and treatment aspects around training more efficiently.  The conference was a great success with a variety of allied health professionals […]