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  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Mills, Kelly J.; Genee, Inge; Li, Fangfang; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (FrontiersArts and ScienceEducationDepartment of KinesiologyDepartment of Modern LanguagesDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Executive Function (EF) refers to important socio-emotional and cognitive skills that are known to be highly correlated with both academic and life success. EF is a blanket term that is considered to include self-regulation, ...
  • Stone, Kayla D.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    We reach for and grasp different sized objects numerous times per day. Most of these movements are visually-guided, but some are guided by the sense of touch (i.e. haptically-guided), such as reaching for your keys in a ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Flindall, Jason W.; Stone, Kayla D. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    In the present study we investigate age-related changes in hand preference for grasping and the influence of task demands on such preference. Children (2–11), young-adults (17–28) and older-adults (57–90 ) were examined ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Adams, Carly (Taylor and FrancisArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1080/17430431003588051, 2010)
    This paper considers the recent International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to deny women the opportunity to compete in ski jumping at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Drawing on a feminist Foucauldian ...
  • Wasik, Jacek; Shan, Gongbing (Archives of BudoArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology & Physical EducationJan Dlugosz University of CzestochowaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Background & Study Aim: The aim of the paper is the influence of selected kinematic factors on the turning kick technique. This issue is practically relevant in the traditional version of taekwon-do, where an effectively ...
  • de Bruin Nutley, Natalie; Bryant, Devon C.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Hemispatial neglect is a common outcome of stroke that is characterized by the inability to orient toward, and attend to stimuli in contralesional space. It is established that hemispatial neglect has a perceptual ...
  • Brown, Lesley; de Bruin Nutley, Natalie; Doan, Jon; Suchowersky, Oksana; Hu, Bin (U.S. Department of Veteran's AffairsArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Calgary, 2010)
    Multitasking situations exacerbate gait impairments and increase the risk of falling among people with Parkinson disease (PD). This study compared obstacle negotiation among 10 subjects with PD and 10 nonparkinsonian control ...
  • Flindall, Jason W.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Many theories have been put forward to explain the origins of right-handedness in humans. Here we present evidence that this preference may stem in part from a right hand advantage in grasping for feeding. Thirteen ...
  • McCubbing, Dustin C.; Shan, Gongbing; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Awosoga, Olu A.; Doan, Jon B. (ElsevierArts and ScienceHealth SciencesDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Safe work behaviours rely on accurate perceptions of injury risks, and workers who have a misperception of risk can be injured. Despite the importance of perception-action coupling, little is known about modification of ...
  • Gibb, Robbin L.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Kolb, Bryan (Frontiers Research FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Birth is a particularly vulnerable time for acquiring brain injury. Unfortunately, very few treatments are available for those affected. Here we explore the effectiveness of prenatal intervention in an animal model of early ...
  • Brayton, Sean (York UniversityArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This essay unpacks the ways in which our “knowledge” of race and ethnicity is tied to ocularcentrism. It explores the political possibilities of ethnolinguistic imitation or “style-shifting” as part of an antiracist pedagogy ...
  • Adams, Carly (LA84 FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    In twentieth-century Canadian society, sport, leisure, and physical activities have been significant social venues where men and women learn to relate to one another, struggle for authority and power, and celebrate lifestyle ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Li, Fangfang; Mills, Kelly J.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Manitoba, 2014)
    Degree of lateralization for grasping predicts the maturity of the language production system in young, typically-developing children. In this report we provide compelling evidence for the relationship between right hand ...
  • Adams, Carly (Ontario Historical SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    In early 20th century Canada, middle-class social reformers campaigned for urban parks and supervised playgrounds to provide children with appropriate places for leisure activities. Drawing on adult memories of participating ...
  • de Bruin Nutley, Natalie; Doan, Jon; Turnbull, George; Suchowersky, Oksana; Bonfield, Stephan; Hu, Bin; Brown, Lesley (Hindawi Publishing CorporationArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of LethbridgeDalhousie UniversityUniversity of Calgary, 2010)
    This study explored the viability and efficacy of integrating cadence-matched, salientmusic into a walking intervention for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Twenty-two people with PD were randomised to a control ...
  • Brayton, Sean (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    This essay traces some of the narratives and cultural politics of work on reality television after the economic crash of 2008. Specifically, it discusses the emergence of paid labor shows like Ax Men, Black Gold and Coal ...