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A combined in vivo and in vitro approach to assess supraspinatus activation and tissue responses to arm elevation demands
(University of Waterloo, 2020-01-22)
Rotator cuff degeneration affects a large portion of the human population, yet knowledge surrounding which loading scenarios allow transition from healthy to diseased states remains largely unresolved. Mechanistic progression ...
Firefighter fitness, movement qualities, occupational low-back loading demands and injury potential
(University of Waterloo, 2012-02-21)
BACKGROUND and OBJECTIVES: Low-back overexertion injuries represent a large proportion of fireground “strains, sprains and muscular pains” and are a leading cause of disability and early retirement in firefighters. Given ...