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    • Effects of protein supplementation during resistance-training in young adults 

      Weisgarber, Krissy; Candow, Darren (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Although the signalling pathways for stimulating muscle protein synthesis are increased after resistance-training (RT), this response is delayed in the post-absorptive period. Emerging evidence suggests that protein ...
    • The Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Muscle Performance and Muscle Recovery 

      Kosar, Angela; Candow, Darren (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Delayed-onset of muscle soreness (DOMS), which occurs after heavy resistance-exercise, may inhibit muscle performance if adequate muscle recovery is not achieved. Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a new emerging strategy which ...
    • Reconstruction of a Learner Self: A Phenomenological Study with Youth and Young Adults Post-Incarceration 

      Nelson, Rhonda (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The presentation will focus on a study aiming to understand the phenomenon of `self as learner` among older youth and young adults who have not been successful within the regular education system and who have experienced ...
    • What makes relationships with teachers caring? Perceptions of youth "at-promise" 

      Bielenka, Oleksandra (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The purpose of this study is to examine how youths in alternative educational settings view caring relationships with their teachers. In this study caring relationships with teachers are viewed as a factor contributing to ...
    • Parents’ View of Physical Activity in Elementary Schools 

      Gates, Nicole; Surkan, Randi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      According to Canada’s Report Card on Physical Activity (2010), only 12% of children and youth are meeting the national guidelines of 90 minutes of physical activity a day. There are many strategies for improving this ...
    • Nutritional considerations in preventing falls in long-term care facilities in Saskatchewan 

      Shukla, Riddhi; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Falls are a major threat to the health of older adults. Compared to older adults who live in the community, residents of longterm care (LTC) facilities fall two to four times more often, and are twice as likely to injure ...
    • A Comparison Study of Cost-Sensitive Classifier Evaluation 

      Zhou, Bing (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Performance evaluation plays an important role in the rule induction and classification process. Classic evaluation measures have been extensively studied in the past. In recent years, cost-sensitive classification has ...
    • Managing Constraints with Preferences and Uncertainty 

      Ayed, Eisa; Mouhoub, Malek (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Reasoning about preferences and uncertainty is very relevant in constraint optimization. Indeed, many real-life problems under constraints such as timetabling, scheduling, planning and logistics, involve a certain amount ...
    • Managing Constraints and Preferences in Interactive Applications 

      Mohammed, bandar; Mouhoub, Malek (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Many internet shoppers find it challenging to choose the prefect aspect or features when buying online a new product such as a desktop computer, camera, laptop, T.V, and so on. Indeed, most online companies do not offer ...
    • Identifying multidrug resistant efflux pumps in Rhizobium leguminosarum 

      Neudorf, Kara (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Bacteria are vulnerable to a variety of toxins, especially those that can pass through their cell membrane. As a result, bacteria have evolved strategies to deal with these harmful substances, such as multidrug resistant ...
    • Could Humans Cause Prairie Lake Food Webs to Collapse? 

      Starks, Elizabeth; Wissel, B. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Disturbed ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to top predator loss. Prediction of these losses remains challenging and controversial due to the importance of both community interactions and the tolerance of individual ...
    • Care Farming: a New Approach to Therapy 

      McInnes, Adam (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Care farms are a growing movement around the world. Though still rare here in North America, there is an interest in this type of therapy and rehabilitation. Care farming uses traditional agriculture in an innovative way ...
    • Thrice Homeless: The Exile Experience of Arnold Schoenberg 

      Minevich, Sam (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The composer Arnold Schoenberg can be seen as representative of the secular element of Jewish society in Germany during the pre-Second World War era. Like many of his contemporaries Schoenberg converted to Catholicism in ...
    • Privacy, Intimacy and Surveillance 

      Rojan, Feyawz (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      We all have a sense of privacy and intimacy in this world. It is intuitive that we should be concerned with the protection of our privacy. But what does privacy really mean to creatures such as ourselves who seem dependent ...
    • Beautiful Falsehoods: A Look at the Symposium, and the Problem of Diotima 

      Greenwood, Todd (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      One question which is often brought up with regards to the Symposium is why Socrates chooses to give his speech through the mouth of Diotima, given that she is the only woman ever to get a prominent speaking role in any ...
    • Examining Canadians’ Food Choices Related To Osteoporosis And Calcium Content 

      McLeod, Katherine M; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      In Canada approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 8 men over 50 years of age suffer from osteoporosis. Adequate calcium intake plays a fundamental role in the prevention and management of osteoporosis; however, the majority ...
    • Physical activity and physical/cognitive function in long-term care residents with dementia: A pilot study 

      Harris, Jonathan; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Objectives: Physiologic effects of aging combined with abnormal cognitive decline often lead to decreased functional independence among older adults with dementia. Those who reside in long-term care (LTC) are even more ...
    • Knowing Spaces: Considering the Body in Pedagogical Relationships 

      Ritenburg, Heather (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      What might a teacher’s bodied history mean in or to their teaching? What might that history mean in their relationships with students? This study is an inquiry into the meaning of the teacher’s body in the pedagogy of ...
    • Every “Body” Has a History 

      Ritenburg, Heather (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Every ‘body’ has a history, and my body has a history shaped by and through years of dance training. In this presentation I share the story of coming to my doctoral dissertation - research in which I inquire into relationships ...
    • Competition and Cooperation: Challenging the beauty and the beast paradigm 

      Harenberg, Sebastian; Dorsch, Kim D.; Karreman, Erwin; Riemer, Harold A. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Competition and cooperation have been conceptualized by social interdependence theory (Johnson & Johnson, 1989), which functions as the theoretical framework in many contexts (e.g., cooperative learning in education). Most ...