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The aims of this study were: (1) to characterize selected fitness and health attributes of two types of habitual recreational off-road vehicle riders - off-road motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders; (2) to explore differences among riders in terms of vehicle type, age, and gender; and (3) ...
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Researchers are beginning to examine issues of age, gender, & abuse, but empirical data is lacking. The purpose of this exploratory study was to identify contextual variables, with a particular focus on gender, that may be related to the abuse of older adults. Abuse cases, as described by 121 pr...
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The relative age effect (RAE) shows that the older one is relative to one's peers in the same grouping or junior sport team the greater the probability of eventually becoming an elite athlete. The present study tracked the existence of the RAE among elite male and female Canadian ice hockey players ...
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OBJECTIVE: Although the majority of Canadian provinces have indicated that they have adopted new school nutrition policies, there have been few if any systematic evaluations of these policies. In Prince Edward Island, a nutrition policy for elementary schools was adopted province-wide in 2006. In th...
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Nous analysons les effets d'une seule séance d'exercice intense et prolongée (PSE) sur la rigidité artérielle mesurée par la vélocité des ondes pulsatiles (PWV) avant et après un ultramarathon. Vingt coureurs habitués à participer à des ultramarathons (UM) participent aux séances d'éval...
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Paper presented at the 4th Symposium of the Population, Work, and Family Policy Research Collaboration (PWFC), Gatineau, PQ
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Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, and its prevalence is expected to increase appreciably in the coming decades. As such, more research is necessary to understand the etiology, progression and possible preventative measures to delay or to stop the development of this dis...
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Palliative care has been identified by the Canadian province of Ontario's Ministry of Health as having fundamental developmental deficiencies. In response to these deficiencies, four initiatives were implemented in 1992: (1) education initiatives for interdisciplinary providers; (2) education initia...
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In this systematic literature review, we synthesized the current knowledge of intimate partner violence experienced by older women. We identified 32 studies that included data collected from older women and synthesized the findings using the ecological model as an organizing framework. Themes in the...
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Background: Wizards of Motion is a program of curriculum delivery through which experts in Kinesiology introduce grade 7 students to applications of physics for human movement. The program is linked closely to Ministry of Education curriculum requirements but includes human movement applications and...
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The objective of this study was to broaden our understanding of the specific characteristics of community-dwelling seniors who are at increased risk of falling and becoming injured, by paying particular attention to gender and veteran status. The 137 respondents included ...
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This poster/demo describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of an "on-line" introduction to an undergraduate course in quantitative methods. The virtual curriculum modules developed for the course provided a forum in which information, knowledge, expertise, and questions could be expl...
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The purpose of this presentation is to describe an approach in which bivariate correlation followed by exploratory factor analysis and structural equation modelling was used to make sense of kinematic parameters for the purpose of predicting time to skate six meters. Two studies were completed in or...
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This study addresses the extent to which transition houses, defined as residential facilities for abused women and children, meet the needs of women in midlife and older. Seventeen transition house directors completed an on-line survey and eight participated in an interview. Women in midlife and old...
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It is well established that habitual aerobic exercise training is associated with an increase in arterial compliance. A small number of studies have examined the effects of an acute bout of aerobic exercise on measures of arterial compliance, with the conclusion that short duration exercise leads to...
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Abstract There is increasing evidence that select forms of exercise are associated with vascular changes that are in opposition to the well-accepted beneficial effects of moderate intensity aerobic exercise. Objective To determine if alterations in arterial stiffness occur following eccentrically...
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Presents information on a study which assessed adherence to a rotary diversified diet, a treatment for environmental illness. Design; Subjects and setting; Statistical analyses; Results; Applications.; Presents information on a study which assessed adherence to a rotary diversified diet, a treatment...
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Formerly a self-governed profession, in the Province of Ontario, Canada, kinesiology was designated a regulated profession under the Regulated Health Professions Act (1991). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the per- ceptions of current health delivery agents to the regulation of kinesiology...
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Kenyan community leaders called for strengthened sustainable livelihoods for farmers and in 1992 formed a self-help dairy group that was reorganized in 2009 to form the Wakulima Dairy Ltd. (WDL). At WDL, members sell surplus milk to the dairy and, through nongovernmental organization (NGO) partnersh...
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