Sex differences in the contributions of spinal atypical PKCs and downstream targets to the maintenance of nociceptive sensitization.

Abstract Background Chronic pain has been shown to depend on nociceptive sensitization in the spinal cord, and while multiple mechanisms involved in the initiation of plastic changes have been established, the molecular targets which maintain spinal nociceptive sensitization are still largely unknown. Building upon the established neurobiology underlying the maintenance of long-term potentiation in

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Developing a Research Agenda for the Profession of Kinesiology: A Modified Delphi Study

Abstract Optimal delivery of health care service requires evidence-based practice by the professionals within their respective fields. Kinesiology recently became a regulated health profession in the Province of Ontario, drawing on principles of movement science in related areas of human clinical and performance disciplines to appropriately guide practice. However, with the addition of kinesiology

By |2020-05-23T09:02:09+00:00May 15th, 2017|Publications|0 Comments

Informing the development of an Internet-based chronic pain self-management program

AbstractBackgroundSelf-management can optimize health outcomes for individuals with chronic pain (CP), an increasing fiscal and social burden in Canada. However, self-management is rarely integrated into the regular care (team activities and medical treatment) patients receive. Health information technology offers an opportunity to provide regular monitoring and exchange of information between patient and care team.ObjectiveTo identify

By |2020-05-21T18:33:55+00:00January 21st, 2017|Publications|0 Comments

Admissive evaluation and the headache diagnosis

ABSTRACTObjectives: To question and to describe the headache prevalence in a population undergone admissive evaluation. Methods: 607 individuals were undergone admissive evaluation, whose data were catalogued by the examiner neurologist. The questions "Do you have headache? Does headache interfere in your life quality?" were made to all patients, and the prevalence was compared with the

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The Feasibility of a Novel Dual-Task Exercise Program Which Integrates Balance, Gaze, Mobility and Cognition in Community Dwelling Older Adults: Protocol for a Randomized Clinical Pilot Trial

Abstract Background: Mobility limitations and cognitive impairments which are common with ageing often coexist, causing a reduction in the levels of physical and mental activity and are prognostic of future adverse health events and falls. Consequently, multi-task training paradigms that simultaneously address both mobility and cognition benefit healthy ageing are important to consider in

By |2020-05-23T09:05:03+00:00May 25th, 2015|Publications|0 Comments

The Use of Patient-reported Outcomes (PRO) Within Comparative Effectiveness Research

Title: The Use of Patient-reported Outcomes (PRO) Within Comparative Effectiveness Research: Implications for Clinical Practice and Health Care Policy Abstract Background: The goal of comparative effectiveness research (CER) is to explain the differential benefits and harms of alternate methods to prevent, diagnose, treat, and monitor a clinical condition or to improve the delivery of

By |2020-03-25T18:02:20+00:00December 25th, 2012|Publications|0 Comments

International expert recommendations of clinical features to prompt referral for diagnostic assessment of cerebral palsy.

AbstractAimTo establish international expert recommendations on clinical features to prompt referral for diagnostic assessment of cerebral palsy (CP ).MethodAn online Delphi survey was conducted with international experts in early identification and intervention for children with CP , to validate the results obtained in two previous consensus groups with Canadian content experts and knowledge users. We

By |2020-06-03T00:16:59+00:00December 21st, 2012|Publications|0 Comments

Development of a human stanniocalcin radioimmunoassay: serum and tissue hormone levels and pharmacokinetics in the rat

Abstract Stanniocalcin (STC) is a polypeptide hormone that was first discovered in fish and recently identified in humans and other mammals. In fish STC is produced by one gland, circulates freely in the blood and plays an integral role in mineral homeostasis. In mammals, STC is produced in a number of different tissues and

By |2020-05-23T09:08:28+00:00April 25th, 2000|Publications|0 Comments
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