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The effects of smelling salts on hockey players' reaction time, anaerobic performance and sympathetic nervous system
Background/Objectives: Smelling salts are a commonly used ergogenic aid in various sports, particularly in elite hockey. However, the extent of performance enhancing effects of smelling salts on reaction time and performance ...
The effect of a 6-week progressive, combined resistance and cardiovascular training program on muscular strength, endurance, and body composition in young adults with a mild to moderate intellectual global delay
Individuals with an intellectual disability (ID) are defined as people who have significant limitation in both intellectual functioning such as learning and problem solving, as well as in adaptive behavior such as social ...
The impact of therapeutic ankle taping on the lower extremity kinematics of running on level, inclined and declined slopes
Overpronation is cited as a common misalignment of the calcaneus resulting from flattening of the medial longitudinal arch, which may contribute to the development of an overuse injury. It has been suggested that taping ...
Exposure to work-related physical and psychological load in career firefighters at three timepoints over one year
Background: Firefighters experience high rates of injury – both physically and to their mental health. Firefighting is a unique context to study the interaction of these factors due to the cyclical nature of the work and ...
Exploring the perspectives of experienced healthy older adults participating in a community-based tai-chi program
Only 13% of older Canadian adults, often identified as individuals between the ages of 50 and 65, participate in the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week. Tai chi has been promoted as a form of physical ...
Examining the impact of a short-term mindfulness intervention on resilience and symptoms of psychological distress in a first-year university classroom
Background: The high prevalence of poor mental health has become a serious concern in today’s global society. One adverse form of mental health is psychological distress which involves anxiety, depression, and/or stress ...