Andrew Pipe




Dr. Pipe is Chief, Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. He has addressed audiences in over 30 nations on smoking, drug use in sport, and physical activity. He is currently President of the Commonwealth Games Association of Canada, and served as a physician at 10 Olympic Games. He is a member of the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, served as Chair of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport and is a recipient of the IOC Award for "Sport, Health and Wellbeing". Dr. Pipe was named to the Order of Canada in 2002.

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Mar 1st 2017

Learn from leading global experts about the benefits of physical activity and how to prevent and treat injuries. This health course will show you why exercise is a fundamental component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise is more than just an “art of converting big meals and fattening snacks into back strains and pulled muscles by lifting heavy things that don’t need to be moved, or running when no one is chasing you.” (Anonymous quote) Our bodies evolved to move over several millennia.

Average: 5.4 (8 votes)
Feb 25th 2015

This course examines the benefits of physical activity, how to prevent injuries, and what to do when injuries occur. The course will include content from leading international experts in multiple fields related to the science of exercise.

Average: 4 (4 votes)