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Effects of Aging and Tai Chi on a Finger-Pointing Task with a Choice Paradigm
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
Background. This cross-sectional study examined the effect of aging on performing finger-pointing tasks involving choices and whether experienced older Tai Chi practitioners perform better than healthy older controls in ...
Health and Lifestyles Comparison of Youth with Autism and Their Siblings without Autism
The nature of ASD presents significant challenges for the successful engagement in physical activity. In an effort to better understand the barriers and determinants of physical activity, this study compared health and ...
Acu-TENS and Postexercise Expiratory Flow Volume in Healthy Subjects
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011)
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation over acupoints (Acu-TENS) facilitates recovery of resting heart rate after treadmill exercise in healthy subjects. Its effect on postexercise respiratory indices has not been ...
Effects of exercise on quality of life in stroke survivors: a meta-analysis
(American Stroke Association, 2011-03)
Background and Purpose—One of the major consequences after stroke is the deterioration in health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Three previous systematic reviews indicated that exercise has limited to no effect in improving ...
Number crunching: how and when will numerical models be used in the clinical setting?
(Springer Verlag, 2011-03)
Dietary and physical activity adaptations to alternate day modified fasting: implications for optimal weight loss
(BioMed Central, 2010-09-03)
Background Alternate day modified fasting (ADMF) is an effective strategy for weight loss in obese adults. Objective The objective of this study was to examine the dietary and physical activity adaptations that occur ...
The effect of decreased visual acuity on control of posture
Objectives: The goal of this study was to investigate the effect of visual acuity on the anticipatory (APAs) and compensatory (CPAs) components of postural control. Methods: Ten individuals participated in the experiments ...
Exercise Tolerance Testing in a Prospective Cohort of Adolescents with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Recovered Controls following Infectious Mononucleosis
Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex and controversial condition responsible for marked functional impairment. We recently reported that six months following acute infectious mononucleosis (IM), 13%, of ...
The Influence of Age on Compensatory Stepping Thresholds
The effects of increasing age on anterior and posterior compensatory stepping thresholds were studied. Young (18-35 years of age), middle-aged (55-64 years), and older (65 years and older) adults responded to anterior and ...
Feminist Discourses of Sexual Citizenship: Creating Spaces for Women with Intellectual Disabilities
Feminism is essentially a movement of social justice for all women. However, women with disabilities in general, and women with intellectual disabilities (ID) in particular, are often invisible in feminist discourses. ...