College of Applied Health Sciences
The College of Applied Health Sciences is a small but influential college consisting of the departments of Kinesiology and Community Health; Recreation, Sport and Tourism; and Speech and Hearing Science. Each is involved with enhancing health and human development.
(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 ...