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Dietary Weight Loss Advice In Us Health Magazines And Its Relation To Ancestral Diet, Risa J. Stein, Marium A. Choudhry, Thomas J. Murray Jr. 2016 Rockhurst University

Dietary Weight Loss Advice In Us Health Magazines And Its Relation To Ancestral Diet, Risa J. Stein, Marium A. Choudhry, Thomas J. Murray Jr.

Journal of Evolution and Health

As rates of overweight and obesity have risen in the US, the public has sought effective strategies for weight loss through dietary modification. A proliferation of processed foods and changing governmental nutrition guidelines have both impacted dietary intake patterns. While physicians are considered respectable sources of weight-loss information, increasingly the public has turned to the media, particularly magazines, for weight loss advice. This study investigated the dietary recommendations found in the five leading US health-related magazines and compared those recommendations to ancestral diets. With a couple notable exceptions, leading health magazines present consistent recommendations for dietary modifications to promote weight ...


Reactive Strength Index-Modified In Different Plyometric Tasks, Josh Walker, Sarah B. Clarke, Emma Waller, Aaron Robey-Broome, Randall L. Jensen 2016 Leeds Beckett University

Reactive Strength Index-Modified In Different Plyometric Tasks, Josh Walker, Sarah B. Clarke, Emma Waller, Aaron Robey-Broome, Randall L. Jensen

Conference Presentations

The Reactive Strength Index-Modified (RSlmod) is a reliable method of measuring the explosiveness of an athlete during a range of plyometric exercises. The purpose of the current study was to measure the between-limb differences in RSlmod across three different plyometric tasks. Eleven recreationally active participants performed countermovement jumps, stop jumps and single-leg jumps. The study found no significant differences in RSlmod between dominant and non-dominant limbs across all three tasks (p>0.05), but did find RSI,d to be higher in the stop jump than a countermovement jump and single leg stop jump for both dominant and non-dominant limbs ...


The Functional Movement Screen Is Not A Valid Measure Of Movement Competency, Leila K. Kelleher 2016 The University of Western Ontario

The Functional Movement Screen Is Not A Valid Measure Of Movement Competency, Leila K. Kelleher

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Movement assessments are used to determine injury risk, physical competency, and return-to-activity. The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) was developed to identify movement competency and susceptibility to injury. Although this tool is frequently used, its efficacy and validity have not been conclusively determined. The three studies presented in this thesis explored the validity of the FMS through comparison to existing validated tests and statistical measures of internal validity.

The purpose of Study 1 was to determine if performance in the FMS and the Y-Balance Test (YBT) were related. The YBT is a measure of dynamic stability, a component of functional movement ...


The Effects Of Plyometric Training On Spinal And Supraspinal Motor Control, Jeffrey R. Doeringer 2016 Nova Southeastern University

The Effects Of Plyometric Training On Spinal And Supraspinal Motor Control, Jeffrey R. Doeringer

Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of plyometric training on spinal and supraspinal motor control in healthy active females. Methods: A 2 (Group) x 2 (Session) x 2 (Stance) mixed model design was used for homosynaptic depression (HD) and recurrent inhibition (RI) data. A 2 (Group) x 2 (Session) mixed model design was used for H:M ratios and V-waves (V:M ratios) data. Thirty-one participants were recruited to participate in the study. Participants participated in either the training or control group for 6-weeks. All participants were measured pre- and post-intervention on H:M ratios ...


Student Athletic Trainer Perceptions Of Clinical Supervisor Behaviors: A Critical Incident Study, Neil Curtis, John G. Helion, Matthew Domsohn 2016 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Student Athletic Trainer Perceptions Of Clinical Supervisor Behaviors: A Critical Incident Study, Neil Curtis, John G. Helion, Matthew Domsohn

John Helion

No abstract provided.


Student Athletic Trainer Perceptions Of Clinical Supervisor Behaviors: A Critical Incident Study, Neil Curtis, John G. Helion, Matthew Domsohn 2016 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Student Athletic Trainer Perceptions Of Clinical Supervisor Behaviors: A Critical Incident Study, Neil Curtis, John G. Helion, Matthew Domsohn

John Helion

No abstract provided.


Developing A Data Repository Of Standard Concussion Assessment Clinical Data For Research Involving College Athletes, Arthur C. Maerlender, Jennifer Mize Nelson, Julie A. Honaker 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Developing A Data Repository Of Standard Concussion Assessment Clinical Data For Research Involving College Athletes, Arthur C. Maerlender, Jennifer Mize Nelson, Julie A. Honaker

Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior: Papers & Publications

In sports concussion research, obtaining quality data from a sufficient number of participants to reach statistical power has been a particular problem. In addition, the necessary requirements of accessibility, informed consent, and confidentiality must be met. There is need to develop more efficient and controlled methods for collecting data to answer research questions in this realm, but the ability to collect and store these data in an efficient manner at the local level is limited. By virtue of their training, neuropsychologists can play a key role in improving data collection quality. The purpose of this paper is to describe a ...


Diaphragm Training And Evaulation As A Therapeutic Tool By Athletic Trainers In Orthopedic Rehabilition, Marisa Rashel Foltz 2016 Missouri State University

Diaphragm Training And Evaulation As A Therapeutic Tool By Athletic Trainers In Orthopedic Rehabilition, Marisa Rashel Foltz

MSU Graduate Theses

Athletic trainers (AT) incorporate diaphragm training techniques into treatment protocols; however, further understanding of the techniques’ purpose and application is needed. An investigation of clinical reasoning for use of diaphragm training and evaluation as therapeutic tools in rehabilitation was conducted. Research questions sought to identify AT perspectives and rationale for incorporating these techniques, explore how ATs gain knowledge, and identify evaluation and educational methods utilized in rehabilitation. A qualitative investigation employing a phenomenological approach was used to address the research questions. Procedures included convenience sampling, one-on-one semi structured interviews, transcription, and coding that led to overall theme development. Thirteen ATs ...


Biological Maturity And The Anthropometric Physical And Technical Assessment Of Talent Identified U16 Australian Footballers, Ashley Cripps, Christopher Joyce, Carl Woods, Luke Hopper 2016 The University of Notre Dame Australia

Biological Maturity And The Anthropometric Physical And Technical Assessment Of Talent Identified U16 Australian Footballers, Ashley Cripps, Christopher Joyce, Carl Woods, Luke Hopper

Christopher Joyce

This study compared biological maturation, anthropometric, physical and technical skill measures between talent and non-talent identified junior Australian footballers. Players were recruited from the under 16 Western Australian Football League and classified as talent (state representation; n = 25, 15.7 ± 0.3 y) or non-talent identified (non-state representation; n=25, 15.6 ± 0.4 y). Players completed a battery of anthropometric, physical and technical skill assessments. Maturity was estimated using years from peak height velocity calculations. Binary logistic regression was used to identify the variables demonstrating the strongest association with the main effect of ‘status’. A receiver operating characteristic curve ...


Investigation Of Genetic Markers In Sub-Elite Australia Rules Football Players, Ysabel Jacob, Ashley Cripps, Tess Evans, Paola Chivers, Christopher Joyce, Ryan Anderton 2016 The University of Notre Dame Australia

Investigation Of Genetic Markers In Sub-Elite Australia Rules Football Players, Ysabel Jacob, Ashley Cripps, Tess Evans, Paola Chivers, Christopher Joyce, Ryan Anderton

Christopher Joyce

Natural genetic variation contributes towards athletic performance in various strength/power and endurance based sports. To date, no studies have explored the genetic predisposition towards skill and athletic performance in Australian Football (AF) players. The present pilot study recruited 30 sub-elite AF players who completed tests of endurance, power and technical skill. Specific polymorphisms in nine genes were screened, and assessed for a possible influence on athletic and skill traits. Statistical analysis using generalised  linear models identified a number of polymorphisms predictive of endurance and technical skill. The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), normally responsible for regulation of body fluid volume, was ...


Postural Stability And Flexibility In Young Adults, Danielle Ingle 2016 University of Northern Colorado

Postural Stability And Flexibility In Young Adults, Danielle Ingle

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

No abstract provided.


Coaches’ Perceptions Of Long-Term Potential Are Biased By Maturational Variation, Ashley Cripps, Luke Hopper, Christopher Joyce 2016 The University of Notre Dame Australia

Coaches’ Perceptions Of Long-Term Potential Are Biased By Maturational Variation, Ashley Cripps, Luke Hopper, Christopher Joyce

Christopher Joyce

Talent identification and development programs seek to recognise and promote athletes with long-term potential in a particular sport. Coaches involved in these programs are often required to make inclusions or exclusion decisions based on their perceptions of an athlete’s long-term potential. However, biological maturity can influence physical capabilities of adolescent athletes and may bias coaches’ perceptions of long-term potential. This study explored the relationship between coaches’ perceptions of long-term potential and variations in athlete’s biological maturity. Talented adolescent male Australian footballers from nine (n¼264) different teams were recruited to provide basic anthropometric information for estimates of biological maturity ...


Universal Weight Machine, Oscar Andrade, Bibiana Koch, Robert Molloy, Haley Rentfro, Emily Woods 2016 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Universal Weight Machine, Oscar Andrade, Bibiana Koch, Robert Molloy, Haley Rentfro, Emily Woods

Mechanical Engineering

The purpose of this project is to design and build an inexpensive, universally accessible multi-station exercise machine for the physical and mental well-being of athletes of the Special Olympics and Pathpoint Life Education & Advancement Program. The machine has three sides tiered to higher resistance: the first station offers a minimal resistance aerobic exercise focused on moving the arms with an ergometer, the second station provides numerous locations to latch on resistance bands that will build strength in the athlete’s arms and chest, and the final station has a donated weight machine that offers lat pulldowns and flys with maximum ...


Preventing And Treating Type 2 Diabetes Through A Physically Active Lifestyle, Raymond W. Leung, Jim Kamla, Man-Cheong Lee, Jennifer Y. Mak 2016 Marshall University

Preventing And Treating Type 2 Diabetes Through A Physically Active Lifestyle, Raymond W. Leung, Jim Kamla, Man-Cheong Lee, Jennifer Y. Mak

Jennifer Y Mak

By the late 1960s, the increasing number of type 2 diabetic cases in children and adolescents rapidly presented a signifi cant public health issue recognized by the American Diabetes Association (2000). Since then, the prevalence of pediatric type 2 diabetes appears to be on the rise not only in the United States but all around the world (Gungor et al., 2005). In the United States, an increase from fewer than four percent to more than 50 percent of new cases of type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population was reported between the years of 1982 and 1998 (American Diabetes Association ...


Right Total Knee Arthroscopy In Female Geriatric Patient, Jason Watkins 2016 Kent State University, School of Education, Health and Human Services

Right Total Knee Arthroscopy In Female Geriatric Patient, Jason Watkins

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

No abstract provided.


Scaphoid Fracture Or Grade One Wrist Sprain On A Division I College Female Athlete, Brittany Talley 2016 Kent State University, School of School of Education, Health and Human Health Services

Scaphoid Fracture Or Grade One Wrist Sprain On A Division I College Female Athlete, Brittany Talley

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

No abstract provided.


Lumbar Transverse Process Fractures In Collegiate Male Football Player, Trevor Pfister, Samantha Phillips, Trent Stratton 2016 Kent State University, College of Education, Human and Health Sciences

Lumbar Transverse Process Fractures In Collegiate Male Football Player, Trevor Pfister, Samantha Phillips, Trent Stratton

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

No abstract provided.


Knock-Off Fracture In Track & Field Athlete, Justin Isinghood 2016 Kent State University, School of School of Education, Health and Human Health Services

Knock-Off Fracture In Track & Field Athlete, Justin Isinghood

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

No abstract provided.


Early Onset-Scoliosis Leads To Spinal Fusion In Young Female Athlete, Stephanie Golec, Jeffery Huston 2016 Kent State University, College of Education, Health and Human Services

Early Onset-Scoliosis Leads To Spinal Fusion In Young Female Athlete, Stephanie Golec, Jeffery Huston

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

No abstract provided.


Acl Rupture In Collegiate Wrestler, Lindsay A. Palmer, Nicholas Perez 2016 Kent State University - Kent Campus

Acl Rupture In Collegiate Wrestler, Lindsay A. Palmer, Nicholas Perez

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

Objective: To educate others on unique Anterior Cruciate Ligament tears and percentage of usage of the ACL in normal daily function. Background: Patient is an eighteen year old male participating in wrestling and football at the time of the injury. Patient now only participates in wrestling. No previous knee or chronic injuries were reported prior to this injury. Patient was playing football during the time of injury. The patient stated that he planted his foot down and was tackled at the same time when the injury occurred. The patient felt his knee twist and buckle. Patient complained of clicking inside ...


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