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THE ROLE OF CYTOSOLIC CALCIUM IN POTENTIATION OF MOUSE LUMBRICAL MUSCLE
(University of Waterloo, 2014-04-09)
Following contractile activity, fast twitch skeletal muscle exhibits increases in submaximal force known as potentiation. Although there is no consensus on the purpose of potentiation, it is known to enhance power during ...
Understanding the Influence of Fear of Falling on Clinical Balance Control - Efforts in Fall Prediction and Prevention
(University of Waterloo, 2011-06-21)
Introduction: A review of the literature shows that standard clinical balance measures do not adequately predict fall risk in community-dwelling older individuals. There is significant evidence demonstrating the interactions ...
The Influence of the Tensile Material Properties of Single Annulus Fibrosus Lamellae and the Interlamellar Matrix Strength on Disc Herniation and Progression
(University of Waterloo, 2009-07-30)
Low back pain is highly prevalent in the developed world, with 80% of the population being affected at some point in their lives. Herniation, a common injury to the intervertebral disc, is characterized as the posterior ...