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Premotor and prefrontal contributions to modulating upper limb somatosensory input into non-primary motor areas
(University of Waterloo, 2015-05-15)
Upper limb motor control requires the use and integration of afferent somatosensory input from peripheral receptors to help plan and prepare movements. Cortical surface electroencephalography can be used to measure the ...
Spine Biomechanics of Prolonged Sitting: Exploring the Effect Chair Features, Walking Breaks and Spine Manipulation have on Posture and Perceived Pain in Men and Women.
(University of Waterloo, 2015-03-03)
Purpose: Prolonged sitting while working in an office has become a standard function in our society. While seated postures do conserve energy and permit a worker to focus on a task, the posture also involves a significant ...
Development of a probabilistic population model for the prediction of subacromial geometric variability
(University of Waterloo, 2015-03-16)
Subacromial impingement syndrome (SAIS) is common in the shoulder and precedes several additional pathologies. SAIS occurs when the tissues interposed between the acromion process of the scapula and superior surface of the ...
Examining the Role of Autophagy in Skeletal Muscle Cell Death and Differentiation
(University of Waterloo, 2015-01-08)
Autophagy is catabolic process which sequesters large portions of cytoplasm as well as selected organelles and proteins for degradation. Recently, autophagy has been a topic of much debate owing to conflicting evidence ...