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Left ventricular structure and function in elite judo players
(University of Canterbury. School of Sport & Physical Education, 2000)
A psychophysiological comparison of on-sight lead and top rope ascents in advanced rock climbers
(University of Canterbury. School of Sport & Physical Education, 2013)
Research suggests that lead climbing is both physiologically and psychologically more stressful than top rope climbing for intermediate performers. This observation may not be true for advanced climbers, who train regularly ...
Intensive toilet training targeting defecation for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Independent toileting is a critical functional life skill. Unfortunately, acquisition of this skill is often delayed in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Interventions based on behavioural principles are often ...
Anaerobic performance testing
(University of Canterbury. School of Sport & Physical Education, 1997)
The Running-based Anaerobic Sprint Test (RAST) has been developed at the University of Wolverhampton as a sports-specific anaerobic test. It is similar to the Wingate ANaerobic 30 cycle Test (WANT) in that it provides ...
Do pilocarpine drops help dry mouth in palliative care patients: a protocol for an aggregated series of n-of-1 trials
(University of Canterbury. School of Health Sciences, 2013)
Background: It is estimated that 39,000 Australians die from malignant disease yearly. Of these, 60% to 88% of advanced cancer patients suffer xerostomia, the subjective feeling of mouth dryness. Xerostomia has significant ...
Managing challenging behaviour in preschool children post-traumatic brain injury with online clinician support: Protocol for a pilot study
© 2017 The Author(s). Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children is associated with a range of poor long-term outcomes, including behavioural disturbances. Parents can experience high levels of stress and ...
Relationships Among Self-Efficacy, Social Support, Social Problem Solving, and Self-Management in a Rural Sample Living With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Self-management behaviors are important for control of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Therefore, determining factors that promote effective self-management behaviors may be significant for improving the well-being of patients ...
How and why nurses’ direction and delegation skills should be improved
(New Zealand Nurses Organisation, 2017)
A six-year study of how RNs and ENs communicated with each other during direction and delegation was completed this year. The study, which included 36 RNs and ENs from the Canterbury region, accessed the nurses’ ...
A Strength and Spirit training programme for pre-elite wheelchair athletes
(University of Canterbury. School of Sport & Physical Education, 1996)
Traditionally, wheelchair athletes have placed a strong emphasis on habituating technique through high-volume training, the idea being that they could then compete in a range of events from 100m to the marathon. However, ...
Perceived anxiety and plasma cortisol concentrations following rock climbing with differing safety-rope protocols
(University of Canterbury. School of Sport & Physical Education, 2009)
Objectives: To examine how different safety rope protocols impact on subjective anxiety and self confidence levels and plasma cortisol concentrations and the relationship between subjective states and cortisol during rock ...