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Physical Activity As Medicine: Ageing, Lifestyle and Cognitive Function
As the worlds population grows older, cognitive disorders are becoming more common. It is estimated that to date more than 20 million people worldwide have dementia, and the total prevalence of dementia is predicted to ...
Deliberate Recovery: Exploring the Relationship Between Sleep and Expertise in Athletes
The balance between training stress and recovery is essential in the pursuit of athletic performance; however, characteristics of recovery use among experts have been understudied. This thesis explored deliberate recovery ...
Masters or pawns? Examining injury and chronic disease in male Masters Athletes and chess players compared to population norms from the Canadian Community Health Survey
(Biomed Central, 2018-11-30)
Background: Identifying the optimal type and amount of activity for the maintenance of function in older adults has proved challenging. On the one hand, Masters Athletes have been proposed as the ideal model of successful ...
On-ice measures of external load in relation to match outcome in elite female ice hockey
The aim of this study is to investigate the differences between select on-ice measures using inertial movement sensors based on match outcome, and to determine changes in player movements across three periods of play. Data ...
Waste Reduction Strategies: Understanding the factors affecting efficacy of talent selection in sport and improving talent wastage
Coaches are faced with the difficult task of identifying and selecting athletes to their team. Despite its widespread practice in sport, there is still much to learn about improving the identification and selection process. ...
Masters Athletes Challenge Our Thinking About Health and Aging
Masters Athletes are not anomalies but, rather, potential models for how we should age. They challenge the widespread belief that chronic diseases are an inevitable part of aging. They demonstrate that maintaining physical ...