Dept. of Kinesiology and Community Health
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(2020-05-13)The current increase in dementia prevalence suggests a need for public health intervention. While prevention is crucial, lack of awareness, limited access to healthcare system and shortage of health workforce are significant ...
Self-stigma, trust in the oncologists and information seeking behaviors in breast cancer patients and survivors (2020-05-07)Research Questions The purpose of this dissertation is to explore and describe self-stigma characteristics in various treatment phases of breast cancer (BC) and how this impacts patients’ trust in the treating oncologist ...
(2020-05-05)PURPOSE: We have previously demonstrated that muscle-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs; Sca-1+CD45-) accelerate Pax7+ satellite cell expansion and fiber repair during the initial stages of eccentric exercise training ...
Development of a pericyte-derived extracellular vesicle therapy for the recovery of skeletal muscle mass following immobilization (2020-05-01)Extended bed rest and single limb immobilization (casting) are necessary for tissue healing during periods of illness, disease and/or injury. Unfortunately, prolonged inactivity can result in significant declines in protein ...
(2020-04-30)Extended bed rest or single limb immobilization can significantly reduce skeletal muscle mass and function. Recovery may be severely delayed or incomplete due to the inability to effectively engage in physical therapy. ...