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Reliability of the Movement Assessment Battery for Children – Second Edition: Age Band 2
The purpose of this study was to examine the reliability of age band 2 of the Movement Assessment Battery for Children – Second Edition (MABC-2), using test re-test, internal consistency, and standard error of measurement ...
Effects of a 10 week yoga intervention on balance, mobility, spasticity and quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that results in many symptoms including balance deficits, mobility limitations, spasticity and reduced quality of life (Joy & Johnston, 2001). However, ...
Iron status and cognitive performance in adolescent females
Study group from high schools in the Thunder Bay Region (Northwestern Ontario).
Determining the strongest predictor of FAST aerobic fitness
Ice hockey is a unique sport requiring a combination of well developed fitness capacities that can be generally referred to as 'ice hockey fitness'. To be successful at a representative level an ice hockey player must have ...
One world, one dream : comparisons of the newspaper coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games
This study compared and explored the newspaper coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic (OG) and Paralympic Games (PG) by a Canadian newspaper, The Globe and Mail. The methodology for this study was mixed methods design which ...
Measuring S100B in concussed athletes following a maximal aerobic fitness test
An objective biological test to measure concussion may provide further insight into a player's decision to return-to-play. Protein S100B is a calcium-binding protein that has been studied as a sensitive biomarker of central ...
Examining the effects of trial order and conditioning on the covert orienting of visual attention task (COVAT)
It has recently been reported by Deller (2006) that the mechanisms of early facilitation followed by late inhibition of return (IOR) attenuated upon ANS activation, manipulated through head-down neck flexion (HDNF). The ...
Establishing the test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of the repeat ice skating test in adolescent boys ice hockey players
This study examined the test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of the Repeat Ice Skating Test (RIST). This was an on-ice field anaerobic test that measured average peak power. It was validated with 3 anaerobic lab ...
The Effect of breastfeeding on the neonatal abstinence scores of infants born to mothers on a methadone maintenance program : an epidemiological study
The objective of this research study is to determine the effects that breastfeeding has on methadone exposed infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), born at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Methadone ...
The relationship of behavioral responses to selected swimming performance classifications
This study investigated relationships between behavioral responses on the Psychological Inventories for Competitive Swimmers to selected performance classifications at the 1977 Canadian Winter National Swimming Championships. ...