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Role of Altered Vision and Proprioception in Control of Posture
The primary objective of this dissertation was to investigate the role of altered vision and proprioception in the control of vertical posture. Four separate experiments involving 38 healthy subjects were conducted to study ...
Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary outcomes of the Fortalezas Familiares intervention for Latino families facing maternal depression
(Wiley Periodicals Inc., 2013-09)
This pilot study examined the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary outcomes of a linguistically- and culturally-adapted intervention for immigrant Latina mothers with depression and their families. Fortalezas ...
An Adjunct Intervention for Management of Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD)
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-02)
Objectives: Application of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation over acupuncture points (Acu-TENS) is a noninvasive intervention that has recently been shown to alleviate dyspnea in patients with stable chronic ...
Perceptual response and information pick-up strategies within a family of sports
The purpose of this study was to determine whether and how the perceptual response of athletes differed depending on their sporting expertise. This was achieved by comparing the responses of tennis and soft tennis players. ...
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: The Short and Long of It
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-03)
Alternate Day Fasting with a High Fat Versus Low Fat Diet for Weight Loss and Cardio-Protection
A randomized control trial examining the effects of alternate day fasting (ADF) with a high fat (HF) or low fat (LF) background diet on body weight and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in obese humans was conducted over ...
Transfer of Learned Manipulation following Changes in Degrees of Freedom
(Society for Neuroscience, 2011-09-21)
The present study was designed to determine whether manipulation learned with a set of digits can be transferred to grips involving a different number of digits, and possible mechanisms underlying such transfer. The goal ...
Physical Activity Intervention for ADHD and DBD
Objective: This study tested the feasibility and impact of an aerobic physical activity intervention for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Disruptive Behavior Disorders (DBD) living in an ...
Enhancing motor skill learning with transcranial direct current stimulation - a concise review with applications to stroke
(Frontiers Media, 2012-07)
In the past few years, there has been a rapid increase in the application of non-invasive brain stimulation to study brain-behavior relations in an effort to potentially increase the effectiveness of neuro-rehabilitation. ...
Using Social Media in Research: New Ethics for a New Meme?
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2014)