The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show
Loving Your Age: Forming Heart and Soul Based Connections through Exercise Practices
Hear Kate talk about some of the ways we can bring our brains, minds, and hearts along when we exercise. She will discuss how concepts such as neuroplasticity, biophilia, and functional exercise are valuable for healthy aging, and will link these ideas to social connections and a healthy planet. Kate will also share how she incorporates her young children in her business by emphasizing the importance of service to others.
About Kate Maliha
Kate is an expert on functional exercise for healthy aging. She teaches community-based workshops to mid-life and older adults, continuing-education workshops to fitness and health professionals, and operates both HomeBodies Gerokinesiology and Love Your Age Fitness in Vancouver B.C. Kate has an MA in Human Kinetics and is certified as a Medical Exercise Specialist and as a Functional Aging Specialist. Her career as a leader in the fitness and health has spanned over 25 years, from managing fitness programs at private clubs such as Ottawa’s The Sussex Club on Rideau Drive and the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club, to conducting socio-cultural health research on exercise and aging at U.B.C., and writing about healthy aging for numerous magazines, journals, and on-line publications.
Books Kate Mahila Recommends
Eco-Physiology and Eco-Psychology
Kellert, Stephen R. and Edward O. Wilson, Editors. The Biophilia Hypothesis. Island Press, Washington, D.C. 1993
Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, N.C. 2008
Eco-Physiology and Eco-Psychology
Valerie F Glawell, Daniel K Brown, Carly Wood, Gavin R Sandercock and Jo L Barton. The Great Outdoors: How a Green Exercise Environment Can Benefit All. Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2013;2:3
Cognition and Exercise
Barha, C.K, Galea, L.A., Nagamatsu, LS, Erikson, KI, Liu-Ambrose, T. Personalising Exercise Recommendations for Brain Health: Considerations and Future Directions. BR J Sports Med, Nov. 17, 2016.
Best, JR, Chiu BK, Liang Hsu C, Nagamatsu LS, Liu-Ambraose, T. Long Term Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Cognition and Brain Volume in Older Women: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2015 Nov;21(10): 745-56.
Lindsay S. Nagamatsu, , Leon Flicker, Arthur F. Kramer, Michelle W. Voss, Kirl l. Erickson, Chun Liang Hsu, an Teresa Liu-Ambrose. Exercise is Medicine for the Body and the Brain. Br J Sports Med. 2014 Jun; 48(12): 943-944
Mood and Exercise
Bishop, J. J. (2015). The impact of physical activity on anxiety and depression symptoms in community-dwelling older adults. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A, 75.
Pasco, J. A., Williams, L. J., Jacka, F. N., Henry, M. J., Coulson, C. E., Brennan, S. L., & … Berk, M. (2011). Habitual physical activity and the risk for depressive and anxiety disorders among older men and women. International Psychogeriatrics
Poelke, G., Ventura, M. I., Byers, A. L., Yaffe, K., Sudore, R., & Barnes, D. E. (2016). Leisure activities and depressive symptoms in older adults with cognitive complaints. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(1), 63-69.
Paulo, T. S., Tribess, S., Sasaki, J. E., Meneguci, J., Martins, C. A., Freitas Jr., I. F., & … Virtuoso Jr., J. S. (2016). A Cross-Sectional Study of the Relationship of Physical Activity with Depression and Cognitive Deficit in Older Adults. Journal Of Aging And Physical Activity, 24(2), 311-321.
Recent & Upcoming Shows:
September 13, 2018: Nadine Grzeskowiak RN- SURPRISING NEW DISCOVERIES ABOUT GLUTEN (LISTEN LIVE)
October 11, 2018: Andrew Lopez – TOXIN-FREE GARDENING & PEST CONTROL (LISTEN LIVE)
November 8, 2018: Kathryn Kellogg – ZERO WASTE HOLIDAYS – Part 1 (LISTEN LIVE)
December 13, 2018: Kathryn Kellogg – ZERO WASTE HOLIDAYS – Part 2 (LISTEN LIVE)
January 10, 2019: Lynda Shrager OT – AGE IN PLACE (LISTEN LIVE)
February 14, 2019: TBA
March 14, 2019: Kate Nicholson – OPIOIDS & INTEGRATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT (LISTEN LIVE)
April 11, 2019: Dr. Philip Gregory – SOIL HEALTH & HUMAN PAIN (LISTEN LIVE)
May 9, 2019: Maralee McLean – CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE HOME (LISTEN LIVE)
June 13, 2019: Barbara Arrowsmith Young – HOW YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR BRAIN (LISTEN LIVE)
More Exciting Guests To Look Forward To…
Robyn McCord O’Brien – “REAL FOOD”
Drs. Karin & Rick Dina – RAW FOOD NUTRITION
Melvin Bray – STORYING INCLUSIVITY FOR KIDS
Allison Carmen – THE GIFT OF MAYBE
PODCASTS of Past Shows
1 / 2RETHINKING GLUTEN & THE GUT with Dr. Alessio Fasano, World-Renowned Celiac & Non-Celiac ResearchWHAT IS MAST CELL ACTIVATION SYNDROME? - Dr. Jill Carnahan MD on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowFUNCTIONAL MEDICINE DR JILL CARNAHAN'S LIFE-CHANGING CANCER STORY on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowTOXIC BLACK MOLD EXPOSURE & REMEDIES with Dr Jill Carnahan on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowWHAT'S WITH WHEAT? with Cyndi O'Meara on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowMINDFUL EATING WITH MAYO & HAELY LINDAU on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowTHE DIDGERIDOO: CURING SLEEP APNEA, SOUND HEALING & THE DIDGESUSTAINABLE LIVING - A SIMPLER WAY TO LIVE: Dr. David Boyd 'The Optimistic Environmentalist'NEVER, EVER GIVE UP! - MONICA GARTNER SHARES HER INSPIRING STORY Living with Osteogenesis ImperfectaIRVIN YALOM & His Memoir 'BECOMING MYSELF' on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowWHY IS SALT SO BAD FOR YOU? Dr. Saul Pilar MD Shares The Truth about Salt & HealthWHAT IS NATURAL DETOXIFICATION? - Dr Jessica Renfer ND on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowCHANGING EDUCATION: Teaching Kids with Mindfulness in Mind & Teen HumanitarianRETHINKING TRAGEDY: "Crushed Alive: From Tragedy to Triumph"RETHINKING JOY & KINDNESS Thru Art & Urban Gardening on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING SPINAL CORD INJURY: Victim to Survivor to Thriver with Logan Seelye & Melody OwenRETHINKING THE POWER OF ART: Caprice Hogg (& Melody Owen: On Embracing Life)RETHINKING LIFE with Deanna Won on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowFOODS THAT KILL CANCER & FOODS THAT FEED IT - Nutritionist Haely Lindau on Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING MOOD DISORDERS with Functional Medicine Doctor Jill Carnahan MD -Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowLIFE-CHANGING CELIAC DISEASE with Jules Shepard on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING ANOREXIA & RUNNING With Christine BlanchetteRETHINKING FOOD & FERTILITY with Dr. Lorne Brown of Acubalance on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PARENTING with Leeza Steindorf on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio Show#RETHINKING #VACATIONING with Marco Aguilar (& Special Guest Appearance by Kim Vopni)RETHINKING FOOD SECURITY & FOOD SAFETY with Jane GrueberRETHINKING SLOW FOOD & PLEASURE with Raw Food Chef James SantRETHINKING FOOD LABELING with Caroline Moassessi on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING EXERCISE, AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH with Kate Maliha on the Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING HAZING, SEXUAL ASSAULTS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Michael Ayalon on Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING 'HONEST MEDICINE' with Julia Schopick on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING AUTISM: A Mother-Daughter Love StoryRETHINKING OBSTACLES - Stories of Courage on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING SELF-ESTEEM, DISORDERED EATING & THE REPLACEMENT CHILD with Dr. Barbara JaffeRETHINKING HUMAN RIGHTS with LGBTQI Advocate Michelle Emson on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING MOMENTS & MINDFUL LIVING with Marianne Pestana on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING LIFELONG IINTIMACY with OB/Gyn Barb Depree MD on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING PERFORMANCE with The Power of Food Author Adam Hart on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING YOUR OWN BRAND OF SEXY with Dr. Susan Edelman on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowCBT, REBT & Positive Psychology -How Dr Albert Ellis Changed Psychotherapy (Dr Theresa Nicassio)ARE YOU SITTING TOO MUCH? SITTING DISEASE on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING COMPASSION & ANTI BULLYING on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING CHEMICAL TOXICITY with Alan Bell on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET - with Dietitian Layne Lieberman on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowDr Philip Zimbardo – FROM CREATING EVIL TO INSPIRING HEROISM (The Heroic Imagination Project)RETHINKING PAIN AS TEACHER with Dr Paul Epstein on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING DEATH & DYING with Yvonne Heath on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING The SOCIETY FOR RECOVERING DOORMATS with Ivy Tobin on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowShocking New Discoveries About GLUTEN with Nadine Grzeskowiak on The Dr Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING GOODNESS & INTENTIONAL LIVING with Kristin Andress on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio Show1 / 2
January 16, 2017: Kate Maliha – EXERCISE FOR HEALTHY AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH & Judy Russell – How Are The Big Toe & Kidney Connected?(LISTEN NOW)
January 23, 2017: Dr. Jill Carnahan – DOCTOR SURVIVOR: LESSONS OVERCOMING CANCER (LISTEN NOW)
February 27, 2017: Dr. Alessio Fasano – CELIAC DISEASE, GLUTEN & THE GUT (LISTEN NOW)
April 3, 2017: Michael Ayalon – POSITIVE CHANGE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES (LISTEN NOW)
September 25, 2017: Dr. Paul Epstein – ILLNESS AS OPPORTUNITY, PAIN AS TEACHER (LISTEN NOW)
About Dr. Theresa
A Registered Psychologist in Vancouver, Canada, Dr. Theresa Nicassio is an integrative health and wellness educator who is fiercely committed to advocating for empowerment, inclusivity, and kindness in all its forms.
Passionate about making the world a better place, Theresa contributes to social, emotional, and environmental transformation using her professional knowledge and personal experiences for the betterment of society and the planet.
“If self-reliance and radical kindness are subversive… count me in!”
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