This past February, during a panel discussion at the International Association of Drilling Contractors Health, Safety, Environment and Training Conference Exhibition in Houston, Texas, the topic of worker safety on offshore rigs was addressed. Lead researcher for Definitions Health and Wellness, Dr. Farrell Cahill, sat on the panel as a recognized leader in the field of obesity, diabetes and exercise physiology in Canada.
Definitions is excited to announce the award of the Physical Employment Standards Testing for ExxonMobil operations in Newfoundland. This contract consists of the testing of physical fitness of offshore workers in various self rescue and fire team simulations. The testing protocol was develop by Dr. Farrell Cahill from Definitions as well as our colleagues at Memorial […]
Accumulating evidence has documented neurobiological and behavioural similarities between compulsive overeating and psychoactive drug dependence. Obesity and being overweight are the fifth leading cause of global death1 and the second most preventable cause of death in the United Stated and Canada2....
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It's giveaway time! The rules are simple: like our page and share this post and you will be entered into a draw to win the Definitions experience package ($300 value)! It includes:
a) A fitness assessment/consultation with a kinesiologist
b) Nutrition consultation with a registered dietitian
c) A massage with a registered massage therapist
The winner will be announced on Friday, May 12th. If you are looking to shape up for summer, this is the package for you!