This collection contains theses and dissertations from the Department of Kinesiology, collected from the Scholarship@Western Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Performance Impact of Different Lower-Limb Setup Positions in the Backstroke Swimming Start, Gordon E. Barkwell

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The Role of the Canada Games in Canadian Sport: Canadian Celebration and Political Tool, Kerri Bodin

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The Effectiveness of Neurofeedback and Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback for Individuals with Long-Term Post-Concussive Symptoms, Marquise Bonn

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Capacity for Sport for Development, Ryan Clutterbuck

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Understanding how to make physical activity pleasurable, Cassandra L. Ellis

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The Acute Effects of Nicotine and Exercise on Working Memory in Smokers, Matthew Fagan

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Participatory Action Research Examining the Role of Physical Activity in Mentoring for Resilience, Francesca Gable

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Pilot Study: Heart Rate Variability Analysis and Mental Health Outcomes in University Female Hockey Players, Kaitlyn Jacobs

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Properties of Perceptual Motor After-Effects in Visuo-Spatial Tasks, Ben Kajaste

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Cardiodynamic Associations With Resilience in Undergraduate Students and the Effect of a Mentorship Intervention, Rachel J. Knetsch

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Examining Eudaimonic Well-Being in Sport, Despina Kouali

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The Mental Health and Resilience Benefits of Being a Peer Mentor, Gazal Kukreja

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Functional Anatomy of Palmar Musculature, Colin W. Moore

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“And, Needless to Say, I Was Athletic, Too:” Southern Ontario Black Women and Sport (1920s – 1940s), Ornella Nzindukiyimana

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Capacity for Change: Critical Factors in the Organizational Implementation of Gender Equity in Sport Initiatives, Swarali H. Patil

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Antipointing Adherence to Fitts' Equation is Amplitude-Dependent, Marlowe J. Pecora

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Performing 30 second weight training bouts for five weeks decreases 2000 m ergometer times in collegiate rowers, Andre Beven Pelletier

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Motor Variability in Rowing, Maude Potvin-Gilbert

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Self Presentation of Select Female Athletes on Instagram and Public Responses, Erin Ratelle

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Social and Organizational Value in Sport: A Shared Value Perspective of a Men’s Health Initiative, Brendan Riggin

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Standing and Dynamic Sitting in the University Classroom, Siobhan Smith

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The Influence of Soft Tissue Balancing on Postoperative In Vivo Tibiofemoral Contact Kinematics in Total Knee Arthroplasty, Jared Webster

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Working Memory and Falls Risk in Older Adults: An Event-Related Potential Study, Yee (Michelle) S. Wong

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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History of Sioux Lookout Black Hawks Hockey team, 1949-1951, Fatima Ba'abbad

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Recruitment Strategies In Human Sympathetic Nerve Activity, Mark B. Badrov

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The Effects of Moderate Intensity Strength Training Coupled with Blood Flow Restriction: A 12 Week Intervention, Kelly Barrett

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The Responses of VO2, VCO2, Substrate Utilization and Maximal Performance to Long Duration Exercise, Michael Bitel

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No Evidence that Binocular Vision Enhances Online Corrections for Reaches in the Lower-Visual Field, Jennifer N. Campbell

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Stronger, Leaner, Francophone: Physical Culture in the Nationalism of Adrien Gagnon, Phillip Chipman

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Women in Leadership within Professional Sport in Canada, Amanda B. Cosentino

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A Simulated Walk in Nature: Testing Predictions from the Attention Restoration Theory, Corey Crossan

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A Pilot Study on the Affective Responses to Watching Consecutive Episodes of a Television Show during Aerobic Exercise below the Ventilatory Threshold, Lauren Crutchlow

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The role of muscle strength and voluntary activation on symptomatic fatigue in multiple sclerosis, Shannon P. Davidson

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Insulin Resistance and T1D: The Effect of Exercise on Skeletal Muscle Lipid Metabolism, Michelle Dotzert

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Power reserve following ramp-incremental cycling to exhaustion: Implications for muscle fatigue and function, Michael D. Hodgson

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Behaviour Change Intervention Strategies to Prevent Excessive Gestational Weight Gain in Pregnant Women Using a Nutrition and Exercise Lifestyle Intervention Program (NELIP), Karishma Hosein

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e-Visits For Early Post-operative Visits Following Orthopaedic Surgery Can They Add Efficiency Without Sacrificing Effectiveness, William G. Jeffery

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Reliability and Validity of the Star Excursion Balance Test in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis, Lauren Kanko

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Age-Related Reductions of Motor Unit Discharge Rates in the Human Hamstrings, Eric A. Kirk

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Physiological Resolution of Periodic Breath Holding During Heavy Intensity Fartlek Exercise, David J. Lim

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The Moderating Effect of Physical Activity on the Association between White Matter Hyperintensities and Gait Characteristics, Navena Rebecca Lingum

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The Influence of Limb and Target Vision in Target-Directed and Allocentric Pointing Movements, Joseph Manzone

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Winter Sport Nationalism: The Canadian Olympic Press from Calgary 1988 to Vancouver 2010, Andreja Milasincic

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Impaired Dynamic Cerebrovascular Autoregulation in Adolescent Concussion, Marcy Erin Moir

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The effect of insulin treatment and exercise modality on skeletal muscle fiber size in streptozotocin-induced type 1 diabetic rats, John Z. Nickels

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Is Allocation of Attention Impaired in Fallers Compared to Non-Fallers? An Event-Related Potential Study, Phil Parrot-Migas

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Promoting Benefits of Physical Activity through Persuasive Communication, Priynka Patil

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Participatory Action Research in Rural Community Sport and Recreation Management, Kyle A. Rich

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A Single-Bout of Aerobic Exercise Improved Executive Control: Evidence From the Antisaccade Task, Ashna Samani

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The Feasibility of Square-Stepping Exercise as a Universal Intervention for Older Adults with Chronic Disease to Improve Cognitive and Physical Function, Erin M. Shellington

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The Ruin of the Past: Deindustrialization, Working-Class Communities, and Football in the Midlands, UK 1945-1990, Neil Stanley

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Motor Unit Firing in the Human Anconeus During High Intensity Eccentric Contractions of Elbow Extensors, Christopher W. Stolworthy

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Oculomotor Executive Dysfunction During the Early and Later Stages of Sport-Related Concussion Recovery, Brandon Webb

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Character In Leadership: Perceptions Of Canadian Intercollegiate Athletics Administrators, William Z. Weese

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Impact of Extremely Low-Frequency Magnetic Fields on Human Postural Control, Alicia N. Allen

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Indicator Amino Acid Derived Estimates of Dietary Protein Requirement in Exercise-Trained Individuals, Arash Bandegan

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The use of P3b as an indicator of neurophysiologic change from subconcussive impacts in football players, Jeffrey S. Brooks

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The Ontario Parasport Legacy Group: A Case Study of a Collaborative Partnership as an Event Legacy, Robert Carlisi

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Drop Vertical Jump Landing Mechanics Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With and Without Lateral Extra-Articular Tenodesis, Michal Daniluk

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Effect of Terminal Haptic Feedback on the Sensorimotor Control of Visually and Tactile-Guided Grasping, Shirin Davarpanah Jazi

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A Gender-Sensitized Weight Loss and Healthy Lifestyle Program for Overweight and Obese Male Hockey Fans: Effects on Dietary Behaviours, Ashleigh De Cruz

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Relationships Among Self-Efficacy, Implicit Associations, Motives and Exercise Behaviour, Alison Divine

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Reliability and Validity of the Star Excursion Balance Test for Patients with Chronic Patellar Instability, Andrew D. Firth

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The Effects of Ice Hockey Goaltender Leg Pads on Safety and Performance, Ryan J. Frayne

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The Acute Effects of Nicotine and Exercise on Working Memory, Steven Guirguis

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Markerless Radiostereogammetry of the Shoulder Joint in Humans: Comparisons of Scapulohumeral Kinematics Between Individuals with Healthy and Supraspinatus-Impaired Shoulders, Ashley N. Hannon

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Risk Taking by Children and Seniors: Selected Sandwich Generation Caregiver’s Perceptions, Trevor J. Hines Duncliffe

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Construal Levels in the Context of Sport Imagery and Performance, Celina S. Kacperski

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The Functional Movement Screen Is Not A Valid Measure of Movement Competency, Leila K. Kelleher

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Constraining kinematics during single-leg squats and step-ups can reduce quadratus lumborum activation and facilitate gluteal activation, Shaylyn Kowalchuk

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Effects of an In-bed Resistance Exercise Program for Hospitalized High Risk Pregnant Women on Postpartum Functional Ability and Psychosocial Health, Charity McCarthy

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The Cardiovascular Benefits of Regular Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and the Risk of Exercise-induced Hypoglycemia, Matthew W. McDonald

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Non-invasive determination of vascular reactivity: a new approach to an important measure, Kaitlin M. McLay

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Using an Aerial Drone to Examine Lateral Movement in Sweep Rowers, Joseph S. Munn

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The neuroprotective effects of endurance training on the aging brain, Katelyn Norton

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Inpatient versus Outpatient Total Hip Arthroplasty, Michael Pollock

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Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness of a Locking Versus Non-Locking Fixation Plate in Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy, Codie Primeau

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Effect of Modified Corn Starch Ingestion on Soccer Skills and Physical/Cognitive Performance During a Simulated Soccer Game, Manuel D. Quinones

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The Effect of a Square-Stepping Exercise Intervention on Heart Rate Variability in Older Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes and Subjective Cognitive Complaints, Claire E. Riley

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Standing Up For Student Health: An Application Of The Health Action Process Approach For Reducing Student Sedentary Behavior., Wuyou -. Sui

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Free Play: Removing Barriers to Athletic Self-Expression in Sport, Matthew R. Waddell

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The Effects of Cognitive General Imagery Use on Tactical Decision-Making in Curling, Nicole Westlund Stewart

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'Fought the Good Fight, Finished My Course': George Dixon Amid the Rising Tide of Jim Crow America, Jason A. Winders

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Comparison of the Prophylactic Effect Between Acupuncture and Acupressure on Menstrual Migraine: Results of a Pilot Study, Xianmin Yu

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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A Clinically Relevant Relevant Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis Mouse Model, Chantel P. Arce

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Voices of Discontent: Avery Brundage and the IOC's Dilemma of South Africa's Olympic Participation, 1956-1968, Michael Capobianco

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The Association Between Soft Tissue Releases and Bony Resections Performed During Total Knee Arthroplasty and Patients' Pain and Satisfaction Postoperatively, Matt Carter

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Degrees of Damage: Quantifying male vs. female exercise-induced muscle damage through magnetization transfer ratios, Nicholai Michael Clausius Crawford

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Reducing Sedentary Behaviour In University Students Using A Text Message-Based Intervention, Emma Cotten

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Reactivity of the middle cerebral artery to carbon dioxide, Nicole Coverdale

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Rate Modulation of the Human Anconeus Muscle During High-Intensity Dynamic Fatigue of the Elbow Extensor Muscle Group, Brianna L. Cowling

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Smoking and Exercise: Mechanisms and Effects During Simulated and Genuine Quit Attempts, Stefanie De Jesus

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The Effects of a Multiple-Modality Mind-Motor Program on Vascular Outcomes in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Subjective Cognitive Complaints, Amanda M. Deosaran

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Factors Affecting Block Performance From The Omega OSB11 Starting Platform, Andrew Dragunas

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Building Canadian National Identity within the State and through Ice Hockey: A political analysis of the donation of the Stanley Cup, 1888-1893, Jordan Goldstein

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STABILITY Study: A multicentre RCT comparing ACL reconstruction with and without lateral extra-articular tenodesis for individuals at high risk of graft failure, Christopher Eric Hewison

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A Comparative Analysis of Softball Gloves: Catcher's Glove Yields Highest Peak Hand Pressure, Brittany M. Hicks

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The Relationship Between Dairy Product Consumption and Cognitive Performance in a Group of Community-dwelling Healthy Older Adults, Mariam R. Ismail

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Evaluation of Suspension Seats Under Multi-Axis Vibration Excitations - A Neural Net Model Approach to Seat Selection, Xiaoxu Ji

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Examination of the Non-linear V̇O2p Response to Exercise: Non-invasive Evidence of Linear Systems Control Using V̇O2p Kinetic Analyses, Daniel A. Keir