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. [...]
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?L Ewen2021-08-11T12:04:18-04:00
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
Designed to identify the small number of individuals who should seek medical advice as a first step to becoming or continuing to be physically active during the months that they are pregnant...
Over the short term (3 months), the COVID-19 pandemic had no impact on training or dietary intake in elite paracyclists, demonstrating the resilience of this group. May 14, 2021 Keely Shaw, PhD Candidate, CSEP-CEP College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada Background Five months before the opening [...]
The Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy (GAQ-P) and associated Health Care Provider Consultation Form for Physical Activity during Pregnancy have been designed to identify individuals who may not benefit from prenatal exercise, while reducing barriers to physical activity for the majority of pregnant individuals. April 18, 2021 Brittany Ward, CSEP-CEP Program [...]