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Physical Literacy: From Theory to Practice Exploring Experiences of New Health and Physical Education Teachers
With growing rates of child and youth obesity and overweight, school health and physical education (H&PE) has been proposed as a vehicle through which to enhance children’s healthy physical and psychosocial development ...
Yoga, Women, and Cancer: Experiences in a Specialized Yoga Program
The purpose of this project was to better understand the experiences of women with cancer who participated in a specialized yoga program at a studio in Toronto. The focus on this particular location served as a case study ...
Mortality in Professional Athletes: Examining Incidence, Predictors and Causes of Death
Objective: The overarching purpose of this dissertation was to provide an evidence-based portrayal of i) incidence, ii) predictors and iii) causes of death in athletes from Major League Baseball, the National Basketball ...
Regulation of Exercise Induced Endothelial Sprout Formation
Capillary sprouting is known to be guided by Dll4/Notch signaling in mouse retina, while maturation of the endothelium is regulated by Dll1 and Tie2. This study investigates the key molecules involved in endothelial sprouting ...
Assessing the Use of Ultrasound to Quantify Spine Kinematics
This thesis described the use of ultrasound in measuring multiplanar in-vivo lumbar spine motion in various positions of flexion and axial rotation using two separate ultrasound-based methods and was compared to surface-based ...