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Age-related changes in weight and body composition: implications for health in the elderly
The objective of this thesis was to examine age-related changes in weight and body composition as they relate to health in older adults. This thesis was completed in manuscript format and consists of two studies, both of ...
Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Health in Children and Youth
There is currently a dearth of information suitable for the development of evidence-based physical activity and screen time guidelines for children and youth. The overarching purpose of this thesis was to generate findings ...
School and neighbourhood recreational environments and their impact on physical activity participation among Canadian youth
Background: Less than half of Canadian youth meet recommended levels of physical activity. This is of concern given the health burden associated with physical inactivity. With the limited success of physical activity ...
Determinants and methods of assessment of melatonin levels among rotating shift nurses
Background: Long-term night shift work has been associated with multiple cancer sites, including breast, prostate, colon and endometrial. The mechanism for this effect is hypothesized to include the hormone melatonin; where ...