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Concurrent Validity of CNS Vital Signs in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Concurrent Validity of CNS Vital Signs in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Objective This study examined if computerized cognitive testing is as effective in assessing people with mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBIs) as traditional assessments. Computerized testing is more time and cost efficient, but the validity of this type of assessment needs further study. Participants There were fifty patients who were recruited from the Emergency Department of […]

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Concurrent Validity of CNS Vital Signs in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

This study examined if computerized cognitive testing is as effective in assessing people with mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBIs) as traditional assessments.

Blood Pressure Measurement: calling for an update to century-old technology

Blood Pressure Measurement: calling for an update to century-old technology

New, improved technology exists for the accurate measurement of blood pressure, yet in Canada many doctors and clinics are still using a sphygmomanometer – popularized in 1990.

Know your fitness personality our top picks for wearable technology

Know your fitness personality: our top picks for wearable technology

We’ve selected our favourite apps and wearable tech to suit every kind of fitness personality and help you stay on course to reach your goals.

brain fitness keep your memory sharp as you age

Brain fitness: keep your memory and cognition sharp as you age

To optimize your memory and thinking skills as you age, it’s important to exercise both your body and your brain. Studies suggest that engaging in mentally stimulating leisure activities during middle and late adulthood helps your brain build cognitive reserve, which acts as a buffer against the wear and tear of aging.

Apps and gadgets to keep you honest top picks for weight loss tools

Apps and gadgets to keep you honest: top picks for weight loss tools

Whether dropping a few extra pounds or cutting down on daily fat intake, most of us need a source of accountability when taking on new health challenges.

turn it off sleep tips for tech junkies

Turn it off to tuck in: sleep tips for tech junkies

Our evening TV, movies or other electronic habits that we use to quiet our brains may actually be working against us when it comes to a restful sleep.

top tech fitness apps and gear

Train like the pros: top tech fitness apps & gear

Using a high tech device or even a simple app on your phone can give you precise information about how you’re doing in your training and how you can improve over time.

james bond technology offers new take on fitness

Technology offers new take on fitness

Ever notice how 50 years later James Bond still looks like he’s at the top of his game?
You can, too, with new multi-functional fitness products.