Health, Sport and Human Performance Papers

 
  • The influence of asymptomatic hypermobility on unanticipated cutting biomechanics

    Hanzlíková, Ivana; Richards, Jim; Athens, Josie; Hébert-Losier, Kim (Sage Publications Inc, 2021)
    Background: Generalized joint hypermobility is an important risk factor for knee injuries, including to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Examining movement patterns specific to hypermobile individuals during ...
  • The 'DEEP' Landing Error Scoring System

    Hébert-Losier, Kim; Hanzlíková, Ivana; Zheng, Chen; Streeter, Lee; Mayo, Michael (MDPI, 2020)
    The Landing Error Scoring System (LESS) is an injury-risk screening tool used in sports; but scoring is time consuming, clinician-dependent, and generally inaccessible outside of elite sports. Our aim is to evidence that ...
  • Hamstrings injury incidence, risk factors, and prevention in Rugby Union players: a systematic review

    Chavarro-Nieto, Christian; Beaven, Christopher Martyn; Gill, Nicholas D.; Hébert-Losier, Kim (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2021)
    Background Hamstring strain injuries are one of the most common injuries in Rugby Union, representing up to 15% of all injuries sustained. We aimed to systematically review and summarize the scientific literature that ...
  • Training During the COVID-19 Lockdown: Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices of 12,526 Athletes from 142 Countries and Six Continents

    Washif, J.A.; Farooq, A.; Krug, I.; Pyne, D.B.; Verhagen, E.; Taylor, L.; Wong, D.P.; Mujika, I.; Cortis, C.; Haddad, M.; Ahmadian, O.; Al Jufaili, M.; Al-Horani, R.A.; Al-Mohannadi, A.S.; Aloui, A.; Ammar, A.; Arifi, F.; Aziz, A.R.; Batuev, M.; Beaven, Christopher Martyn; Beneke, R.; Bici, A.; Bishnoi, P.; Bogwasi, L.; Bok, D.; Boukhris, O.; Boullosa, D.; Bragazzi, N.; Brito, J.; Palacios Cartagena, R.P.; Chaouachi, A.; Cheung, S.S.; Chtourou, H.; Cosma, G.; Debevec, T.; DeLang, M.D.; Dellal, A.; Donmez, G.; Driss, T.; Duque, J.D.P.; Eirale, C.; Elloumi, M.; Foster, C.; Franchini, E.; Fusco, A.; Galy, O.; Gastin, P.B.; Gill, N.; Girard, O.; Gregov, C.; Halson, S.; Hammouda, O.; Hanzlíková, Ivana; Hassanmirzaei, B.; Haugen, T.; Hébert-Losier, Kim; Munoz Helu, H.; Herrera-Valenzuela, T.; Hettinga, F.J.; Holtzhausen, L.; Hue, O.; Dello Iacono, A.; Ihalainen, J.K.; James, C.; van Rensburg, D.C.J.; Joseph, S.; Kamoun, K.; Khaled, M.; Khalladi, K.; Kim, K.J.; Kok, L.-Y.; MacMillan, L.; Mataruna-Dos-Santos, L.J.; Matsunaga, R.; Memishi, S.; Millet, G.P.; Moussa-Chamari, I.; Musa, D.I.; Hoang, M.T.N.; Nikolaidis, P.T.; Owen, A.; Padulo, J.; Pagaduan, J.C.; Perera, N.P.; Perez-Gomez, J.; Pillay, L.; Popa, A.; Pudasaini, A.; Rabbani, A.; Rahayu, T.; Romdhani, M.; Salamh, P.; Sarkar, A.-S.; Schillinger, A.; Seiler, S.; Setyawati, H.; Shrestha, N.; Suraya, F.; Tabben, M.; Trabelsi, K.; Urhausen, A.; Valtonen, M.; Weber, J.; Whiteley, R.; Zrane, A.; Zerguini, Y.; Zmijewski, P.; Sandbakk, O.; Ben Saad, H.; Chamari, K. (ADIS INT LTD, 2021)
    Objective Our objective was to explore the training-related knowledge, beliefs, and practices of athletes and the influence of lockdowns in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by severe ...
  • National Kava Forum Report : Moving kava forward in Australia

    Manikis, Nic; Imran, Ahmed; Bichard, Valerie; Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (Fair Canberra Inc, 2021)
    Manikis N, Imran A, Bichard V & Aporosa A (2021) National Kava Forum Report. Fair Canberra Inc Canberra.
  • Improving road safety and health: Understanding kava’s impact on driver fitness

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (2021)
    Kava (Piper methysticum) is a traditional and culturally significant Pacific Island beverage that produces soporific relaxant effects. Kava use is increasing in the Pacific islands, and among Pacific diasporic and non-Pacific ...
  • The relationship between y balance performance and hip strength in recreationally trained women

    Paz, Gabriel Andrade; Gualter Santana, Haroldo; Oliveira, Francine de; Brandão, Antônio Carlos Balbino; Santos Júnior, Victor dos; Miranda, Humberto; Hébert-Losier, Kim (Research, Society and Development, 2021)
    This study set one´s sight on the relationship between lower quarter y balance test (YBT-LQ) score with hip isometric strength with recreationally resistance-trained women. Utilizing dynamic balance as a screening tool for ...
  • Grounding our collective Talanoa, Enabling open conversations

    Fa'avae, David Taufui Mkiato; Hemi, Keakaokawai Varner; Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2021)
    As co-editors in this special issue of the Waikato Journal of Education (WJE), we share our talanoa thoughts and open conversations from the University of Waikato in Kirikiriroa (Hamilton), a place and space that has a ...
  • Grounding Pacific practice: Fono at the fale and Veiqaraqaravi Vakavanua

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo'; Fa'avae, David Taufui Mkiato (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2021)
    Pacific practice is grounded in vanua and fonua, Fijian and Tongan terms encapsulating notions of land, culture and people. Fono at the Fale and Veiqaraqaravi Vakavanua are expressions of vanua and fonua cultural practice ...
  • Imua: reflections on imua, talanoa-vā and leadership in the ongoing strategic journey of a New Zealand university.

    Hemi, Keakaokawai Varner; Bulisala, Sianiti Nakabea; Aporosa, S. 'Apo'; Fa'avae, David Taufui Mkiato (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2021)
    The appointment of the University of Waikato’s first Assistant Vice-Chancellor Pacific in February 2019 was an important milestone, not only recognising years of work and dedication by numerous Pacific and Māori staff, but ...
  • Distributed education enables distributed economic impact: the economic contribution of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine to communities in Canada

    Hogenbirk, John C.; Robinson, David R.; Strasser, Roger P. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2021)
    Background Medical schools with distributed or regional programs encourage people to live, work, and learn in communities that may be economically challenged. Local spending by the program, staff, teachers, and students ...
  • Evidence of variable performance responses to the Nike 4% shoe: Definitely not a game-changer for all recreational runners

    Hébert-Losier, Kim; Finlayson, Steven J.; Driller, Matthew W.; Dubois, Blaise; Esculier, Jean-Francois; Beaven, Christopher Martyn (Center for Open Science, 2020)
    Purpose: We compared running economy (RE) and 3-km time-trial (TT) performances of male recreational runners wearing the Nike Vaporfly 4% (NIKE), lightweight racing flats (FLAT), and their habitual footwear (OWN). Methods: ...
  • Sleep and performance during a preseason in elite rugby union athletes

    Teece, Angus R.; Argus, Christos K.; Gill, Nicholas D.; Beaven, Christopher Martyn; Dunican, Ian C.; Driller, Matthew W. (2021)
    BACKGROUND: Preseason training optimises adaptations in the physical qualities required in rugby union athletes. Sleep can be compromised during periods of intensified training. Therefore, we investigated the relationship ...
  • Infusing disability into coach education and development: a critical review and agenda for change

    Townsend, Robert C.; Huntley, Tabo D.; Cushion, Christopher J.; Culver, Diane (Taylor & Francis, 2021)
    Background: The training of coaches is considered central to sustaining and improving the quality of sports provision. In Parasport, coaches are recognised at the highest level of international sport policy as performing ...
  • Reflective conversations as a basis for sport coaches' learning: a theory-informed pedagogic design for educating reflective practitioners

    Stodter, Anna; Cope, Ed; Townsend, Robert C. (Taylor & Francis, 2021)
    There is a clear need to design more effective professional learning environments, particularly in sport coaching as a developing educational profession. The purpose of this study was to investigate the interplay between ...
  • The effectiveness of a 17-week lifestyle intervention on health behaviors among airline pilots during COVID-19

    Wilson, Daniel; Driller, Matthew W.; Johnston, Ben; Gill, Nicholas D. (Elsevier, 2020)
    PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a 17-week, 3-component lifestyle intervention for enhancing health behaviors during the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. METHODS: A parallel-group ...
  • A typology of longitudinal integrated clerkships.

    Worley, Paul; Couper, Ian; Strasser, Roger; Graves, Lisa; Cummings, Beth-Ann; Woodman, Richard; Stagg, Pamela; Hirsh, David; Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) Research Collaborative (Wiley, 2016)
    CONTEXT: Longitudinal integrated clerkships (LICs) represent a model of the structural redesign of clinical education that is growing in the USA, Canada, Australia and South Africa. By contrast with time-limited traditional ...
  • Decolonising quantitative methods within a Pacific research space to explore cognitive effects following kava use

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo'; Atkins, Martin John; Leov, Jessica N. (University of Canterbury, 2021)
    Work that challenges Western hegemonic research traditions, through use of innovative and alternative approaches as part of ‘decolonising methodologies’, is increasingly being validated by research funding bodies, post-graduate ...
  • Biological and socio-cultural factors have the potential to influence the health and performance of elite female athletes: A cross sectional survey of 219 Elite Female Athletes in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Heather, Alison K.; Thorpe, Holly Aysha; Ogilvie, Megan; Sims, Stacy; Beable, Sarah; Milsom, Stella; Schofield, Katherine Lesley; Coleman, Lynne; Hamilton, Bruce (Frontiers Media SA, 2021)
    Health is a pre-requisite for optimal performance yet the parameters which govern health and performance of elite female athletes are little understood. The aim of this study was to quantify the health status of elite ...
  • The acute and longer-term effects of cold water immersion in highly-trained volleyball athletes during an intense training block

    Tavares, Francisco; Simões, Mário; Matos, Bruno; Smith, Tiaki Brett; Driller, Matthew W. (Frontiers Media SA, 2020)
    Background: The use of cold water immersion (CWI) as a recovery strategy following exercise has drawn mixed findings over the last few decades. The purpose of the current study was two-fold; (1) to determine the acute ...

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