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Does Bracing affect Bone Health in Females with adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis?
(Brock University, 2013-09-11)
This study examined the bone mineral content (BMC) in young women with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS), treated with a brace (27.9 ±21.6 months, for 18.0±5.4 h/d) during adolescence (AIS-B, n = 15, 25.6 ±5.8 yrs), ...
Comparing motives, goals and weight training behaviours of competitive and recreational weight trainers: An application of organismic integration theory and goal contents theory
(Brock University, 2013-08-23)
The study purpose was to examine differences between competitive and recreational weight trainers on indices of motivation, goals and behaviour. Data was collected from a purposive sample of competitive (n = 177; Mage = ...
Chronic versus acute ingestion of sodium citrate: a randomized placebo controlled cross-over trial for swimming 200 metres in well-trained swimmers age 13-17
(Brock University, 2013-07-19)
A double-blinded, placebo controlled, cross-over design was used to investigate sodium citrate dihydrate (Na-CIT) supplementation improve 200m swimming performance. Ten well-trained, male swimmers (14.9 ± 0.4y; 63.5 ± 4kg) ...
An analysis of students' travel motivations and images of China as a tourist destination
(Brock University, 2004-07-14)
Despite China's rapid growth in inbound tourism, the nature of its Canadian tourist market has been insufficiently studied. In response to this need, the objectives of this study are to identify China's destination image ...
Physical activity of children with developmental coordination disorder in the presence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder : does gender matter?
(Brock University, 2009-02-01)
Baerg, S., Cairney, J., Hay, J., Rempel, L. and Faught, B.E. (2009). Physical Activity of Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder in the Presence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Does Gender Matter? ...
The structural and functional changes of blood vessels during aging
The vascular adventitia is recognized as a dynamic mediator of vascular structure and function, yet its role in aging is not understood. The purpose of this thesis was to examine the age-related changes of the vascular ...
Testing the IZOF directionality model in a team sport
(Brock University, 2007-05-21)
Imagery or video feedback : which is the "route" to strategic improvement?
(Brock University, 2003-07-09)
The implementation of imagery and video feedback programs has become an important tool for aiding athletes in achieving peak performance (Halliwell, 1990). The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of strategic ...
Decision analysis of the effectiveness of lung cancer screening using autofluorescence bronchoscopy and computed tomography
(Brock University, 2008-06-15)
Background: Lung cancer (LC) is the leading cause of cancer death in the developed world. Most cancers are associated with tobacco smoking. A primary hope for reducing lung cancer has been prevention of smoking and ...
Vitamin D status and latent tuberculosis infection : a preliminary study in a group of healthy Mexican agricultural workers
(Brock University, 2009-02-16)
Vitamin D metabolites are important in the regulation of bone and calcium homeostasis, but also have a more ubiquitous role in the regulation of cell differentiation and immune function. Severely low circulating ...