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Understanding value congruence : a sport organization case study
(Brock University, 2006-05-19)
With the recent growth in cultural complexity, many organizations are faced with increasingly diverse employee pools. Gaining a greater understanding of the values that employees possess is the first step in effectively ...
Risk Factors for Soil-transmitted Helminth Infections in Schoolchildren from Rural Communities in Honduras
(Brock University, 2013-08-22)
Background: Honduras is endemic for soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections. However, knowledge gaps remain in terms of risk factors involved in STH transmission and infection intensity. Objectives: To determine the ...
The effect of perturbation warning on attention switching abilities during dual-task performance in young and older adults
(Brock University, 2013-09-26)
This study examined whether providing an auditory warning would facilitate attention switching abilities in older adults during dual-tasking. Fifteen young and 16 older adults performed a tracking task while recovering ...
The coach-athlete relationship in university female team sports : perceptions of moral agency and ethical considerations
(Brock University, 2007-05-21)
The effect of a segmental, localized lower limb cooling protocol on muscular strength and balance
(Brock University, 2012-11-27)
The human neuromuscular system is susceptible to changes within the thermal environment. Cold extrinsic temperatures can significantly reduce muscle and nervous system function and communication, which can have consequences ...
The effects of consistency and inconsistency between attentional focus and task objective in learning a golf putting task
(Brock University, 2013-10-10)
Converging evidence has demonstrated learning advantages when an individual is instructed to focus their attention externally. However, many of the motor tasks utilized in past research had clear external objectives (i.e., ...
Benefits of Using Target Activities to Assist in Improvement of Striking in Striking and Fielding Games for Individuals with Autism: A Comparative Case Study
(Brock University, 2013-10-11)
The purpose of the research study was to increase understanding about the potential benefits of combining target activities with striking-fielding games for individuals with high functioning autism spectrum disorder. A ...
The Effects of a Psychosocial Behavioural Intervention on Arterial Health in Children
(Brock University, 2013-10-11)
This study evaluated the effects of a Leisure and Well-Being Model (LWM) psychosocial intervention on arterial health, measured by arterial stiffness and thickness, in 82 children aged 10-13 (n=41; intervention, n=41; ...
The relationship between socioeconomic status, schools and bone health among adolescent females in Southern Ontario
(Brock University, 2013-09-11)
We studied the association between socioeconomic status (SES), school attended and bone health measured by bone speed of sound (SOS) among adolescent females in Canada. 412 participants from six randomly selected schools ...