# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Kinesiology and Community Health by Subject "Health Sciences, Recreation"

• (2007)
This study's purpose was to determine the effect of exercise on wound healing and inflammation in young (three months) and old (18-months) female Balb/cByJ mice. Mice were assigned to either exercise (EX) or sedentary ...

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• (1993)
Four sporting milieus, The American Gladiators, the World Wrestling Federation, the 1992 Super Bowl, and the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain are examined as cultural performances in this dissertation. Participan ...

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• (1995)
This study was designed to investigate the influence of the intensity of contraction, endurance time, and the contracting muscle group on the cardiovascular responses to static exercise. Three primary questions were ...

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• (2002)
Neural control of cardiorespiratory function in exercise is accomplished by two mechanisms: a reflex arising from contracting muscles termed "exercise pressor reflex", and a "central command" mechanism. The three experiments ...

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• (1989)
Experiment 1 was used to determine the effect of systematic manipulation of five body positions (seat tube angle) and configurations (hip angle) on cycling performance while controlling for body orientation (trunk angle ...

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• (1993)
Elevated lipoprotein (a) concentration (Lp(a)) ($>$30 mg/dl particle mass) is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). It has been suggested that intense exercise lowers plasma (Lp(a)) in healthy ...

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• (1999)
These studies determined the effects of exercise on the ability of M&phis;'s to present antigen to T cells. Pathogen-free male Balb/c mice (8 +/- 2 wk) were randomly assigned to either home cage control (HCC), moderate ...

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• (2003)
The Internet holds tremendous potential as a communication channel for large-scale physical activity interventions. Findings from recently published studies support the use of the Internet for delivering physical activity ...

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• (2007)
The Physical Activity Compendium (PAC; Ainsworth et al., 1993, 2000) is commonly used to estimate physical activity (PA) related energy expenditure of self-report PA measures. PAC, however, cannot be applied to persons ...

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• (2008)
The reliability of common Center of Pressure (COP) measurements was systematically investigated. Studies on the control of posture during quiet standing using force platform data lack standardization in measurement protocols ...

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• (1995)
Glutathione (GSH) is an important intracellular and extracellular antioxidant, critical for the organism's protection against reactive oxygen species. Since prolonged aerobic exercise has shown to increase formation of ...

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• (2000)
The findings of the study offer support for the examination of physical activity participation as a true stage behavior (Weinstein, Rothman, & Sutton, 1998). The mediational role of planned behavior constructs was supported ...

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• (2001)
The purpose of this study was (a) to estimate the tibio-femoral and patello-femoral contact forces during the takeoff and landing phases of eight different types of vertical jumps (squat, countermovement, hop approach and ...

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• (2010)
Health behavior, planning and community design studies consistently find that the environment can act to serve as a barrier to physical activity, as well as a facilitator for activity options. Recent research suggests that ...

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• (2007)
Preserving independence in the aging population has become a public health priority; therefore, understanding factors that contribute to physical declines is critical. This study explored the relationships among body ...

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• (1997)
These data suggest that self-efficacy may mediate physical activity's influence on physical function in older adults. The findings from this study have both theoretical and practical implications. Specifically, there are ...

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• (1994)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relations between postural configuration during bipedal stance and performance on manual control task. Postural control is influenced by the interaction of the constraints ...

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• (1992)
Gerontological exercise research has focused primarily on older men even though women have longer life spans. The exercise literature implies a relationship between exercise participation and health, yet only 10-20% of the ...

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