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Greg Wells

July 20, 2015 by Speakers' Spotlight

Why We All Need To Become More Human

In high performance business situations, the human mind and body have to work together for ultimate results. Dr. Greg Wells is a health and high performance expert who draws the parallels between elite athletes and top executives to help business leaders perform at the highest level, even when under the most extreme circumstances. Dr. Wells is an assistant professor in kinesiology at the University of Toronto and an associate scientist of physiology and experimental medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children. At U of T, Dr. Wells studies elite sport performance, and at Sick Kids he leads the Exercise Medicine Research Program where his team explores how to use exercise to prevent, diagnose and treat chronic illnesses in children. Previously, he served as the Director of Sport Science at the Canadian Sport Institute, and taught elite sport coaches at the National Coaching Institute. In this TEDx talk above, Dr. Wells discusses the fundamentals we all need to have a healthy life.