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  • Physical activity through the cancer trajectory 

    Walsh, Julie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2012)
    With earlier diagnosis and newer targeted treatments for cancer, the numbers expected to survive this diagnosis continue to increase. Therefore, the longer term health and well-being of cancer survivors is garnering increased ...
  • The influence of body mass on gait parameters 

    Sheehan, Katie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2012)
    This research assessed the relationship between increased body mass and gait. Previous literature has noted that a reduced velocity is adopted by overweight participants. Velocity has been shown to have a confounding ...
  • Potential uses for active video games in health care 

    O'Donovan, Cuisle (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2013)
    Work presented in this thesis investigated the typical use of active video games in children. It also investigated potential uses of active video games in paediatric health care. The thesis can be divided into three parts. ...
  • Executive dysfunction in the context of physiotherapy rehabilitation post-stroke 

    Hayes, Sara (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2013)
    The primary focus of this research was to gain an understanding of the relationship between executive function (EF) and physical function in the context of physiotherapy rehabilitation post-stroke. Traditionally EF has not ...
  • Metabolic targets and physical activity in breast cancer 

    Guinan, Emer (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2013)
    Breast cancer is the most common female cancer diagnosed in Ireland and worldwide. Breast cancer risk and outcome may be managed through modifiable risk factors including body weight and physical activity. Physical activity ...

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