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Assessing the effects of weather conditions on physical activity participation using objective measuresDownload
Habitual physical activity is an important determinant of health, yet many people are considered to be inactive. Identification of the obstacles to greater participation is necessary for the development of strategies to overcome those obstacles. The weather has been identified as a perceived...
Feasibility of Monitoring Functional Capacity in patients undergoing treatment for Head and Neck CancerDownload
Introduction: Functional capacity is an indicator of physical fitness and overall health. Low physical fitness has been reported across the cancer spectrum; this can be addressed through exercise interventions. Functional capacity is largely unstudied in head and neck cancer patients. ...
Introduction: Several national trials have demonstrated the efficacy of lifestyle interventions on decreasing the incidence of type 2 diabetes in adults with prediabetes. Behavior change pertaining to physical activity (PA) and diet were central to these lifestyle interventions; however it is...
A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Supporting Indigenous Youth Activity-Promoting Programming in AlbertaDownload
The ultimate goal of this dissertation was to explore how to support Indigenous youth activity-promoting programming in Alberta, Canada. Three interrelated phases were conducted and, together, form a larger community-based participatory research (CBPR) project. The purpose of the first phase was...
Immediate and Long-term Effects of Exercise Rehabilitation on Daily Physical Activity of Patients with Cardiopulmonary DisordersDownload
It is well known that there is an inverse relationship between physical activity (PA) and mortality in patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. Consequently, PA is considered the core component of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation programs. Despite the health benefits, the adherence to regular PA...
An Exploration of the Physical Activity Experiences of Northern Aboriginal Youth: A Community-Based Participatory Research ProjectDownload
The purpose of this community-based participatory research was to explore the physical activity experiences of Northern Aboriginal youth. Drawing upon interpretive phenomenological analysis (IPA; Smith, Flowers, & Larkin, 2009) as a method of inquiry, 14 Aboriginal youth between the ages of 13-19...
Background: Stroke is a leading cause of adult disability globally. In Canada, about 405,000 individuals are living with the effects of stroke and this number is projected to rise by over 60% in the next two decades. People with stroke are often physically inactive and sedentary which may...
Recently, a new wave of gaming known as active gaming or exergaming has shown it can be an educationally functional and enjoyable method of learning within areas of the curriculum which highlight dance or other individual activities. This study aimed to better understand the impact dance and...
Background Severe obesity (SO) in pediatrics has become increasing prevalent in recent decades. The objective of our study was to examine differences in demographic, anthropometric, cardiometabolic, and lifestyle variables in children and youth with SO versus their less overweight/obese (OW/OB)...
Collective knowledge: Using a consensus conference approach to develop recommendations for physical activity and nutrition programs for persons with type 2 diabetesDownload
The purpose of this consensus conference was to have a lay panel of persons with type 2 diabetes (T2D) work in collaboration with an expert panel of diabetes professionals to develop strategies designed to improve dietary and physical activity adherence in persons with T2D. Lay panel participants...