|dc.description.abstract||This document could not have been completed without the hard work of a number
of individuals. First and foremost, my supervisor, Dr. David Gabriel deserves the utmost
recognition for the immense effort and time spent guiding the production of this
document through the various stages of completion. Also, aiding in the data collection,
technical support, and general thought processing were Lab Technician Greig Inglis and
fellow members of the Electromyographic Kinesiology Laboratory Jon Howard, Sean
Lenhardt, Lara Robbins, and Corrine Davies-Schinkel.
The input of Drs. Ted Clancy, Phil Sullivan and external examiner Dr. Anita
Christie, all members ofthe assessment committee, was incredibly important and vital to
the completion of this work. Their expertise provided a strong source of knowledge and
went to ensure that this project was completed at exemplary level.
There were a number of other individuals who were an immense help in getting
this project off the ground and completed. The donation of their time and efforts was
very generous and much needed in order to fulfill the requirements needed for
completion of this study.
Finally, I cannot exclude the contributions of my family throughout this project
especially that of my parents whose support never wavers.||en_US