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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...
Transitioning from Separate to Community Physical Activity Contexts for Youth with Impairments: The Parental ExperienceDownload
Moving from separate to inclusive community physical activity for youth with impairments can be a difficult transition for all involved. While research on the barriers for youth undergoing these transitions exists, little attention has been focused on the role and experiences of parents. The...
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...
The Association of Physical Activity and Health-Related Quality of Life in Adults with Type 2 DiabetesDownload
Physical activity is a key component of type 2 diabetes management, and is associated with numerous health benefits for individuals with type 2 diabetes. In the general adult population, physical activity participation is associated with better health-related quality of life. The primary...
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...
Longitudinal and cross-sectional associations between physical activity, screen time, and fitness in a sample of young children from Edmonton, CanadaDownload
Background: High fitness is associated with several positive health outcomes; however, fitness of Canadian children has declined over the past two decades. Correlates of fitness in children under 10 years of age are relatively unexplored, and few studies involving young children have looked at...
Retrospection and recollection of influences of physical activity and sport on the development of substance addiction among people in recovery from substance addictionDownload
The development of substance addiction in the context of physical activity (PA) and sport is an issue about which little is known. Investigating through the first hand experience of people dealing with substance addiction provided some insight into the role of PA and sport, and the possible...
Examining the Associations Between Relatedness and Motivational Regulations Within Different Exercise Contexts: A Self-Determination Theory PerspectiveDownload
There are numerous forms of exercise in which an individual can partake. Some individuals will persist at one activity while others will persist at another activity. Research has been limited in exploring motivational characteristics of participants in different activities, with some past...
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. ...