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The Influence of Neck Stiffness, Impact Location, and Angle on Peak Linear Acceleration, Shear Force, and Energy Loading Measures of Hockey Helmet Impacts
Head and brain injuries like concussion affect many hockey players throughout their playing careers. Hockey helmets remain to be the best form of head protection available as they function well to reduce the occurrence of ...
The Effect of Spring Loaded Single-Hip Support Cane Mechanisms on Upper and Affected Lower Limb Ground Reaction Forces, Muscle Activity, and Self-perceived Ease of Use
The primary purpose of this study was to determine the effect of commercial spring loaded single-tip canes on ground reaction forces, impulse, and EMG activation in the upper limb during ambulation. Ground reaction ...
Exploring a Potential Means of Measuring Running Economy above Anaerobic Threshold
Running economy (RE) is an important predictor of endurance performance. To date, the typical methods of measuring RE involves calculating an athlete’s VO2 (ml-1·kg−1·km−1) at a known speed during a physiological steady-state. ...
Predicting moral behaviour in sport: individual and interactive relationships involving motivational climate, gender, and perfectionism
A large proportion of Canadian youth aged 15 to 19 – approximately 60 percent – participate in organized sport (Canadian Fitness & Lifestyle Research Institute, 2015). Given this significant number, popular media portrayals ...
The effect of leg dominance on lower limb kinematics during a 180° pivot maneuver in healthy female soccer players at three different stages of physical maturation
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of leg dominance on lower limb kinematics during a 180° pivot maneuver in healthy female soccer players at three different stages of maturation: pre-pubertal, pubertal, ...
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 ...