Dept. of Kinesiology and Community Health
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(2015-07-22)In the examination of affective responses to acute aerobic exercise, researchers have plodded over the appropriate control condition to use in comparison with aerobic exercise, as a true placebo has eluded the field. This ...
Calibration of an accelerometer to measure physical activity in preschool children: a feasibility study (2015-07-20)Physical activity measurements are essential for the evaluation and prevention of childhood obesity. Although physical activity (PA) data are currently collected with accelerometry, using the existing accelerometers had ...
(2015-07-10)Background: Predicting who will succeed in an academic and career setting is of critical importance during an era of high unemployment rates, spiraling cost in education, and a changing economy. Previous research related ...
The acute effects of varying intensities of treadmill walking exercise on cognition in persons with multiple sclerosis (2015-05-26)Background: Exercise training represents a promising approach for managing cognitive impairment in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). There is preliminary evidence that treadmill walking exercise might be the modality ...
A case for multiple item response theory: the Cancer Health Literacy Measure-Breast and Cervical Cancer-Uruguay (2015-06-23)Uruguay has the second highest breast cancer incidence rate in Latin America (Ferlay et al., 2013). Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of death in Uruguay (Rodríguez, Fazzino, & Larrosa, 2010). Despite these ...