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Walking adaptation, training and assessment in young children and individuals with incomplete spinal cord injuryDownload
This thesis includes four projects that examine motor learning and assess novel approaches for the training and evaluation of walking. In Project 1 we study motor adaptation in children aged 8-36 months using a split-belt treadmill. Split-belt walking, in which one leg moves faster than the...
Two sides to the coin: An exploration of helpful and hindering supervision events contributing to psychologist competenceDownload
Clinical supervision is one of the most important aspects of a trainee’s development as a professional psychologist, as it fosters the refinement of knowledge and skills necessary for competent and ethical practice (Falender & Shafranske, 2010). It combines teaching, consulting, and supporting...
The effectiveness of a shortened training module on Motivational Interviewing skill acquisitionDownload
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a therapeutic technique that has been increasingly used in health care, and MI training for health care professionals has been progressively more promoted. This study investigated the effectiveness of a modified version of the traditional two-day workshop in...
Above-elbow myoprostheses aim to restore the functionality of amputated limbs and improve the quality of life of amputees. By using electromyography electrodes attached to the surface of the skin, amputees are able to control motors in myoprostheses by voluntarily contracting the muscles of their...
The objective of above-elbow myoelectric prostheses is to reestablish the functionality of missing limbs and increase the quality of life of amputees. By using electromyography (EMG) electrodes attached to the surface of the skin, amputees are able to control motors in myoelectric prostheses by...
This dissertation examines vocational education and training (VET) partnership programs designed to increase aboriginal participation in the skilled trades. Pre-apprenticeship training programs were examined in two regions: the Beaufort Delta of the Northwest Territories (NWT) and the Regional...
This thesis focuses on the power allocation during the channel training process for three cooperative relay networks: a one-way single-relay network, a one-way multi-relay network and a two-way single-relay network. For these three networks, under the amplify-and-forward (AF) scheme, we...