Publications

The Power of Balance: Muscle Power is Important for the Neural Control of Standing in Older Adult Females

2022-07-14T16:05:55-04:00

July, 2022 Phuong “Lisa” Ha, MSc, & Mathew Debenham, MSc The University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus | School of Health and Exercise Science | Sensorimotor Physiology and Integrative Neuromechanics Lab Take home message Older females are weaker and less powerful than younger females but have larger corrective balance responses [...]

The Power of Balance: Muscle Power is Important for the Neural Control of Standing in Older Adult Females2022-07-14T16:05:55-04:00

Exercise to promote upper extremity function for individuals with a cervical spinal cord injury

2022-06-13T13:17:41-04:00

June, 2022 Keegan Kjargaard, BSc Kin Student, Abby Krzyzaniak, BKin Student, Nicolas Lavoie, BSc Kin Student, Miranda Maldaner, BKin Student, and Emily Massing, BKin Student Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Take home message Conventional therapy, which includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and/or task specific training, is [...]

Exercise to promote upper extremity function for individuals with a cervical spinal cord injury2022-06-13T13:17:41-04:00

Endurance Exercise Attenuates Motor Function Symptoms for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

2022-06-13T13:09:10-04:00

May, 2022 Anthony Plettl, BSc Kin Student, Devon Portz, BSc Kin Student, Christian Ramos, BSc Kin Student, Brandon Reyes, BKin Student, and Caroline van Egteren, BKin Student Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Take home message Using endurance exercise guidelines as a minimal dose can lead [...]

Endurance Exercise Attenuates Motor Function Symptoms for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease2022-06-13T13:09:10-04:00

The Relationship between Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Blood Pressure and Metabolic Health in Children

2022-06-13T13:01:40-04:00

March, 2022 Lyndon Rebello, Trinity Western University Take home message In children with excess fat, higher cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with a decreased probability of high blood pressure. Greater cardiorespiratory fitness is also associated with lower insulin resistance and improved liver function. Improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness should be considered as a [...]

The Relationship between Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Blood Pressure and Metabolic Health in Children2022-06-13T13:01:40-04:00

Exercise as a Treatment for Depression in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis?: The Results Remain Inconclusive

2022-06-13T12:54:23-04:00

April, 2022 Erin Bahry, BKin Student, Rakhbeer Boparai, BSc Kin Student, Taylor Dechaine, BKin Student, Madi Gillespie, BKin Student, and Ariana Purificati-Fune, BSc Kin Student Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta   Take home message • The research findings are inconclusive as to whether exercise results in [...]

Exercise as a Treatment for Depression in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis?: The Results Remain Inconclusive2022-06-13T12:54:23-04:00

Exercise for people living with advanced cancer: Recommendations from an international panel of healthcare and exercise professionals

2022-01-17T13:51:16-05:00

January17, 2021 Kendra Zadravec, MSc, PhD candidate / MPT student Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The KT committee is introducing a new format for Knowledge Translation articles with an emphasis [...]

Exercise for people living with advanced cancer: Recommendations from an international panel of healthcare and exercise professionals2022-01-17T13:51:16-05:00

The need for speed: Quadriceps muscle fatigue is linked to walking and balance ability in older adults

2021-11-15T12:21:58-05:00

November 15, 2021 Phuong “Lisa” Ha, Ph.D. Student The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, SPIN Lab The KT committee is introducing a new format for Knowledge Translation articles with an emphasis on how current research may impact practitioners. This month's article is written by Phuong "Lisa" Ha. [...]

The need for speed: Quadriceps muscle fatigue is linked to walking and balance ability in older adults2021-11-15T12:21:58-05:00

Fighting declining brain function through exercise

2021-09-13T10:06:28-04:00

Exercise may be an effective intervention for improving brain function in older adults September 13, 2021 Author: Nick Bray Ph.D., CSEP-CEP Department of Kinesiology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada Background Many studies provide evidence of exercise improving cognitive outcomes; however, the physiological mechanisms that lead to such changes remain undetermined. [...]

Fighting declining brain function through exercise2021-09-13T10:06:28-04:00

Tinkering After Tokyo 2020: Heat acclimation can improve performance in the sweltering Summer Games, but does it take women longer to adapt to the heat compared to men?

2021-08-11T12:04:18-04:00

Although the benefits of heat acclimation are the same for males and females, males may achieve these adaptations at a faster rate than females. August 11, 2021 Author: Kate Wickham Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Ergonomics Lab, Brock University Background The 2020 Olympic Games were the hottest in Olympic history. The weather [...]

Tinkering After Tokyo 2020: Heat acclimation can improve performance in the sweltering Summer Games, but does it take women longer to adapt to the heat compared to men?2021-08-11T12:04:18-04:00

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