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Human skeletal muscle pyruvate dehydrogenase phosphatase activity and expression : the effect of aerobic capacity
(Brock University, 2009-02-16)
Activation of pyruvate dehydrogenase (PDH), which converts pyruvate into acetyl-CoA, is accomplished by a pair of specific phosphatases (PDP 1 & 2). A cross-sectional study investigating the effect of aerobic capacity ...
Muscle strength and activation characteristics of power- trained and non-athlete boys and men
(Brock University, 2009-02-16)
During maturation, muscle strength is enhanced through muscle growth, although neuro-muscular factors are also believed to be involved. In adults, training for power sports has been shown to enhance muscle strength and ...
Glucose dynamics in rat skeletal muscle : recovery from osmotic stress
(Brock University, 2008-06-15)
The purpose of this study was to examine cell glucose kinetics in rat skeletal muscle during iso-osmotic recovery from hyper- and hypo-osmotic stress. Rat EDL muscles were incubated for sixty minutes in either HYPO (190 ...
The role of cyclic nucleotides in modulation of crayfish neuromuscular junctions by a neuropeptide /
(Brock University, 1999-05-21)
DF2, a heptapeptide, is a member of the family of FMRFamide-like peptides and has been shown to increase the amount of transmitter released at neuromuscular junctions of the crayfish, Procambarus clarkit Recent evidence ...
Structural and functional investigation of the human a-tocopherol transfer protein (a-TTP) /
(Brock University, 2003-05-21)
Organizational commitment and perceived relatedness as correlates of the intention to continue officiating in track and field
(Brock University, 2006-05-19)
The objectives of the present study were to explore three components of organizational commitment (affective [AC], normative [NC] and continuance [CC] commitment; Allen & Meyer, 1991), perceived relatedness (Oeci & Ryan, ...
Self-presentational motives in eating disorders : a known groups difference approach
(Brock University, 2005-07-14)
Self-presentation reflects the processes by which individuals attempt to monitor and control the impressions others form of them (Schlenker & Leary, 1982). Concerns over impressions conveyed have been linked to numerous ...
Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children from urban and rural Niagara
(Brock University, 2006-06-15)
Purpose: The influence of environment in the development of overweight and obesity is an ongoing concern. This investigation examined the influence of urbanization on the rates of childhood overweight and obesity. Method: ...
Paradigms and prisons: a narrative of translation and transformation : my hero's journey from "at-risk" youth to teacher/learner in a jail setting /
(Brock University, 2007-06-29)
All life is suffering. Life is the pursuit ofhappiness. These are two foundational Buddhist dictums that, in their simplicity, I have entirely misunderstood regarding their depth, misreading them as contradictory. Indeed, ...
Understanding how a spiritual retreat enhances the search for meaning and fulfillment in a large corporate workplace /
(Brock University, 2002-05-19)
This study explored the concept of a spiritual retreat for frontline employees of a large corporate call centre. During a 1 day retreat, 4 call centre employees were introduced to various meditation and retreat activities. ...