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.
(2019)The medial olivocochlear (MOC) efferent system modifies cochlear output to aid signal detection in noise, but the precise role of efferents in speech-in-noise understanding remains unclear. The current study examined the ...
“When do I get to see the dog?”: The communicative environment during animal assisted speech therapy sessions for adults with acquired cognitive-communicative disorders (2018-11-27)This is a mixed methods study of an established Therapy Dog Program in a sub-acute rehabilitation hospital that examined the communicative space created when a therapy dog is part of a Speech Therapy (ST) session for persons ...
(2018-08-08)Having higher aerobic fitness levels leads to better cognitive performance and increases in the oxygenation of the prefrontal cortex (PFC) (i.e., increase in PFC activation patterns). Unfortunately, it is unknown how aerobic ...
The upside of downtime: An interpretative phenomenological analysis on recovery experience during discretionary time in men’s professional tennis tour (2018-12-06)Recovery, defined as the restoration process of physiological and psychological resources for functional readiness, is associated with individual’s motivation and performance at workplace, and well-being (Demerouti, Bakker, ...
An exploration of experiences in disability sports and mainstream sports environments for adolescents and young adults with physical disabilities (2018-11-16)Little is known about the experiences of adolescents and young adults with physical disabilities participating in mainstream sport and disability sport environments. The purpose of this study is to explore the experiences ...