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Is Proprioceptive Training Effective In Reducing The Recurrence Of Ankle Sprains Among Athletes?, Karen A. Berk 2011 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Is Proprioceptive Training Effective In Reducing The Recurrence Of Ankle Sprains Among Athletes?, Karen A. Berk

PCOM Physician Assistant Studies Student Scholarship

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this systematic review is to determine whether or not proprioceptive training is effective in reducing the recurrence of ankle sprains among athletes.


Using The Alter-G Treadmill System With An Extremely Obese Female: A Case Study, Shawn Simonson, Jane Shimon, Elaine Long, Brooke Lester 2010 Boise State University

Using The Alter-G Treadmill System With An Extremely Obese Female: A Case Study, Shawn Simonson, Jane Shimon, Elaine Long, Brooke Lester

Shawn R. Simonson

PURPOSE: The present case study examined the potential use of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill as treatment modality for extreme obese individuals. The special effect of the treadmill reduces ground reaction forces during walking through the use of lower body positive pressure. METHODS: One extremely obese (BMI 69.2) Caucasian 44 year-old female utilized the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill during a 14 wk walking program to pilot test the protocol. RESULTS: At the conclusion of the study, exercise tolerance time increased 3-fold (initially 20 min increased to 65 min) while caloric expenditure increased 4-fold (initially 91.0 kcal/session increased to 442 ...


Using The Alter-G Treadmill System With An Extremely Obese Female: A Case Study, Shawn Simonson, Jane Shimon, Elaine Long, Brooke Lester 2010 Boise State University

Using The Alter-G Treadmill System With An Extremely Obese Female: A Case Study, Shawn Simonson, Jane Shimon, Elaine Long, Brooke Lester

Elaine M. Long

PURPOSE: The present case study examined the potential use of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill as treatment modality for extreme obese individuals. The special effect of the treadmill reduces ground reaction forces during walking through the use of lower body positive pressure. METHODS: One extremely obese (BMI 69.2) Caucasian 44 year-old female utilized the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill during a 14 wk walking program to pilot test the protocol. RESULTS: At the conclusion of the study, exercise tolerance time increased 3-fold (initially 20 min increased to 65 min) while caloric expenditure increased 4-fold (initially 91.0 kcal/session increased to 442 ...


Step Counts Of Non-White Minority Children And Youth By Gender, Grade Level, Race/Ethnicity, And Mode Of School Transportation, Tyler G. Johnson, Timothy A. Brusseau, Paul W. Darst, Pamela H. Kulinna, Janel White-Taylor 2010 Boise State University

Step Counts Of Non-White Minority Children And Youth By Gender, Grade Level, Race/Ethnicity, And Mode Of School Transportation, Tyler G. Johnson, Timothy A. Brusseau, Paul W. Darst, Pamela H. Kulinna, Janel White-Taylor

Kinesiology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Background: The purposes of this study were to describe and analyze the steps/d of nonwhite minority children and youth by gender, grade level, race/ethnicity, and mode of school transportation. A secondary purpose was to compare the steps/d of minority children and youth to their Caucasian grade-level counterparts. Methods: Participants were 547 minority youth grades 5 to 8 from 4 urban schools. Participants wore sealed pedometers for 6 consecutive week/school days. Three hundred and ten participants responded to a questionnaire concerning their mode of transportation to and from school. Results: Statistical analyses indicated a main effect for ...


Teaching The Resistance Training Class: A Circuit Training Course Design For The Strength And Conditioning Coach, Shawn R. Simonson 2010 Boise State University

Teaching The Resistance Training Class: A Circuit Training Course Design For The Strength And Conditioning Coach, Shawn R. Simonson

Shawn R. Simonson

Strength and conditioning coaches in high schools and small colleges are asked to perform duties beyond working with athletes, including teaching resistance training courses. Many have not had teacher preparation. This article will address guidelines for physical activity and provide a course description and rationale for a circuit training program.


Teaching The Resistance Training Class: A Circuit Training Course Design For The Strength And Conditioning Coach, Shawn R. Simonson 2010 Boise State University

Teaching The Resistance Training Class: A Circuit Training Course Design For The Strength And Conditioning Coach, Shawn R. Simonson

Shawn R. Simonson

Strength and conditioning coaches in high schools and small colleges are asked to perform duties beyond working with athletes, including teaching resistance training courses. Many have not had teacher preparation. This article will address guidelines for physical activity and provide a course description and rationale for a circuit training program.


A Pilot Study Examining Exercise Self-Efficacy As A Mediator For Walking Behavior In College-Age Women, Lynne L. Ornes, Lynda B. Ransdell 2010 Winona State University

A Pilot Study Examining Exercise Self-Efficacy As A Mediator For Walking Behavior In College-Age Women, Lynne L. Ornes, Lynda B. Ransdell

Kinesiology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Since mechanisms of behavior change are not always evaluated in physical activity interventions, current interventions are limited until these mechanisms are better understood (Bauman, Sallis, Dzewaltowski, & Owen, 2002). Therefore, studies are needed that examine mediating variables, derived from theory, in the design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions. A mediator is a variable that must be included in an intervention in order for a specific change in a dependent variable or outcome to occur (MacKinnon, 2008). MacKinnon (2008) describes several methods of identifying mediators using statistical procedures, including the causal inference approach, difference in coefficients, product of coefficients, structural equation modeling ...


Teaching The Resistance Training Class: A Circuit Training Course Design For The Strength And Conditioning Coach, Shawn R. Simonson 2010 Boise State University

Teaching The Resistance Training Class: A Circuit Training Course Design For The Strength And Conditioning Coach, Shawn R. Simonson

Kinesiology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Strength and conditioning coaches in high schools and small colleges are asked to perform duties beyond working with athletes, including teaching resistance training courses. Many have not had teacher preparation. This article will address guidelines for physical activity and provide a course description and rationale for a circuit training program.


Step Counts Of 10- To 11-Year-Old Children By Ethnicity And Metropolitan Status, Tyler G. Johnson, Timothy A. Brusseau, Susan Vincent Graser, Paul W. Darst, Pamela H. Kulinna 2010 Boise State University

Step Counts Of 10- To 11-Year-Old Children By Ethnicity And Metropolitan Status, Tyler G. Johnson, Timothy A. Brusseau, Susan Vincent Graser, Paul W. Darst, Pamela H. Kulinna

Kinesiology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Background: The purpose of this study was to conduct a secondary analysis by combining 2 pedometer data sets to describe and analyze pedometer-determined steps/day of children by ethnicity and metropolitan status.

Methods: Participants were 582 children (309 girls, 273 boys; 53% Hispanic, 26% Caucasian, 21% African American) age 10 to 11 years (M = 10.37 ± 0.48) attending 1 of 10 schools located in urban, suburban, and rural settings. Participants wore a research grade pedometer for at least 3 week/school days. Mean steps/ day were analyzed by gender, ethnicity, and metropolitan status.

Results: Statistical analyses indicated 1) boys ...


The Effect Of Static Stretching And Order Of Warm-Up On The Isokinetic Peak Torque Of The Knee Extensors, Eric J. Sobolewski 2010 Utah State University

The Effect Of Static Stretching And Order Of Warm-Up On The Isokinetic Peak Torque Of The Knee Extensors, Eric J. Sobolewski

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of these studies were to determine if an acute static stretch influenced isokinetic peak torque (IPT), and to examine if the order in which the warm up routine was performed affected peak knee extension torque. Twenty trained college male students performed maximal isokinetic knee extensions under four conditions: a control consisting of no stretching, a stretch only trial, jog then stretch, and stretch then jog conditions. Each stretch was held for a total volume of 360 s. Measurements were taken on a Biodex System 3 isokinetic dynamometer at speeds of 60º s-1 and 300º s-1. Data were analyzed ...


The Effects Of Aquatic Exercise On Physiological And Biomechanical Responses, Matthew M. Denning 2010 Utah State University

The Effects Of Aquatic Exercise On Physiological And Biomechanical Responses, Matthew M. Denning

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Due to recent advances in aquatic research, technology, and facilities, many modes of aquatic therapy now exist. These aquatic modes assist individuals (e.g., osteoarthritis patients) in the performance of activities that may be too difficult to complete on land. However, the biomechanical requirements of each aquatic therapy mode may elicit different physiological and functional responses. Therefore, the purpose of this thesis was to: (a) provide a review of the physiological and biomechanical differences between aquatic and land based exercises, and (b) examine the acute effects of underwater and land treadmill exercise on oxygen consumption (VO2), rating of perceived exertion ...


Women Bound To Be Active (Year 3 & 4): Can A Book Club Help Women Overcome Barriers To Physical Activity And Improve Self-Worth?, Jennifer L. Huberty, Jamie Vener, Lynda Ransdell, Laura Schulte, Melissa A. Budd, Yong Gao 2010 University of Nebraska Omaha

Women Bound To Be Active (Year 3 & 4): Can A Book Club Help Women Overcome Barriers To Physical Activity And Improve Self-Worth?, Jennifer L. Huberty, Jamie Vener, Lynda Ransdell, Laura Schulte, Melissa A. Budd, Yong Gao

Kinesiology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Little progress has been made toward increasing physical activity (PA) in women. This study aimed to determine if an 8-month theory-based book club intervention (Women Bound to Be Active) was effective in increasing: (a) self-worth, (b) benefits relative to barriers to PA, and (c) PA in women (n=51). Findings suggested a book-club was effective for improving: self-worth, the benefits relative to barriers to PA, and possibly participation in PA. This is an innovative model to help women become more active and learn skills that may enable them to be active on their own long after a PA program has ...


The Effects Of Whole Body Vibration On Bone Mineral Density For A Person With A Spinal Cord Injury: A Case Study, Ronald Davis, Charlotte Sanborn, David Nichols, David M. Bazett-Jones, Eric Dugan 2010 Texas Woman's University

The Effects Of Whole Body Vibration On Bone Mineral Density For A Person With A Spinal Cord Injury: A Case Study, Ronald Davis, Charlotte Sanborn, David Nichols, David M. Bazett-Jones, Eric Dugan

Kinesiology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Bone mineral density (BMD) loss is a medical concern for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Concerns related to osteoporosis have lead researchers to use various interventions to address BMD loss within this population. Whole body vibration (WBV) has been reported to improve BMD for postmenopausal women and suggested for SCI. The purpose of this case study was to identify the effects of WBV on BMD for an individual with SCI. There were three progressive phases (standing only, partial standing, and combined stand with vibration), each lasting 10 weeks. Using the least significant change calculation, significant positive changes in BMD ...


A Survey Of Lymphoedema Practitioners Across The Us., Jane M. Armer, Electra D. Paskett, Mei R. Fu, Joseph L. Feldman, Robin Shook, Melanie K. Schneider, Bob R. Stewart, Janice N. Cormier 2010 University of Missouri

A Survey Of Lymphoedema Practitioners Across The Us., Jane M. Armer, Electra D. Paskett, Mei R. Fu, Joseph L. Feldman, Robin Shook, Melanie K. Schneider, Bob R. Stewart, Janice N. Cormier

Robin Shook

An online survey was developed by the American Lymphedema Framework Project (ALFP) executive and research committees to assess the current scope of practice in lymphoedema treatment in the US. The analysis included responses from 415 therapists from 46 states. Respondents typically had a background in physical or occupational therapy. Nearly all reported having completed a 135-hour training course on lymphoedema treatment and management. Treatment options most often reported were comprehensive decongestive therapy (CDT), exercise/movement, risk-reduction education, and skin care.


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