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

Use of a Surgical or Cloth Face Mask Does Not Impede High Intensity Cycling Performance

2021-07-15T13:29:39-04:00

Wearing either a cloth or surgical face mask does not impair cycling performance. July 15, 2021 Author: Conan Shing Cardiopulmonary Lab For Experimental and Applied Physiology (CPLEAP), School of Health and Exercise Sciences, University of British Columbia Okanagan Background Wearing a face covering is an effective method to limit the [...]

Use of a Surgical or Cloth Face Mask Does Not Impede High Intensity Cycling Performance2021-07-15T13:29:39-04:00

Is Performing Eccentric Exercise Optimal for Strength and Function in Older Adults?

2021-06-28T11:49:12-04:00

Utilizing heavy loads is important when designing resistance training programs for older adults. Although eccentric (i.e. lengthening under tension) contractions were not necessary to build strength in older adults, they were more effective than traditional resistance training June 18, 2021 Dr. Ashley Gluchowski, PhD, CSEP-CEP Healthy Ageing Research Group, The University [...]

Is Performing Eccentric Exercise Optimal for Strength and Function in Older Adults?2021-06-28T11:49:12-04:00

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