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Body Size and Movement

John H. Challis

can provide insight into aspects of human movement (intraspecies scaling). Geometric Scaling Allometry broadly refers to the study of size relationships between different features of an organism, with a specific case being geometric scaling where size varies but not the shape. Figure  1 shows cubes

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Concurrent Continuous Versus Bandwidth Visual Feedback With Varying Body Representation for the 2-Legged Squat Exercise

Sean Sanford, Mingxiao Liu, and Raviraj Nataraj

Optimizing movement training for the 2-legged squat can induce desired muscle activity while minimizing joint stresses. 1 , 2 The squat movement is commonly used for lower-body sports rehabilitation 3 , 4 and is clinically implicated with the sit-to-stand maneuver. 5 Increasing squat movement

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Feasibility and Acceptability of a Physical Exercise Program Embedded Into the Daily Lives of Older Adults Living in Nursing Homes: A Pilot Feasibility Study

Eva Barrett, Paddy Gillespie, John Newell, and Dympna Casey

their PE program. PE Program The PE program was carried out 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) for 12 weeks. It consisted of two parts: Morning Movement Following a physical assessment carried out by the researcher, a physiotherapist, each resident was prescribed an individualized morning

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Effect of Yoga on the Motor Proficiency of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Feasibility of its Inclusion in Special School Environments

Sindhu Shanker and Balaram Pradhan

and children. This can also present as financial stress for the parents ( Jain et al., 2019 ). As such, parents constantly search for alternative treatments to help their children. Currently, as a movement-based mind–body intervention, yoga is increasingly used as an alternative therapeutic practice

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Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Time in Bed Among Finnish Adults Measured 24/7 by Triaxial Accelerometry

Pauliina Husu, Kari Tokola, Henri Vähä-Ypyä, Harri Sievänen, Jaana Suni, Olli J. Heinonen, Jarmo Heiskanen, Kaisu M. Kaikkonen, Kai Savonen, Sami Kokko, and Tommi Vasankari

Some years ago, discussion about the importance of including 24-hr movement behavior in health research was initiated (e.g.,  Chaput, Carson, Gray, & Tremblay, 2014 ). The time-use paradigm was presented as a multidisciplinary approach to investigate the allocation of time within the given time

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Association Between Children’s and Parents’ Physical Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-Lagged Analysis

Monika Szpunar, Matthew Bourke, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Brianne A. Bruijns, Stephanie Truelove, Shauna M. Burke, Jason Gilliland, Jennifer D. Irwin, and Patricia Tucker

required to make substantial changes to their movement behavior programming. Interestingly, children and adults appear to have been impacted differently by the pandemic. Among children, changes in routines appear to have resulted in a widespread decrease in physical activity levels; in 2018, 51% of

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Reflections on Research in Kinesiology

Karl M. Newell

study, both of which, it was anticipated, would have a significant impact on the multiple avenues of specialization. The general “anticipation” was that there was “more” to the study of human movement to be drawn and developed from the disciplinary areas of the arts, humanities, and sciences than was

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Current Movement Follows Previous Nontarget Movement With Somatosensory Stimulation

Hitoshi Oda, Yasushi Sawaguchi, Hiroshi Kunimura, Taku Kawasaki, and Koichi Hiraoka

The current movement is influenced by the previous movement, called previous trial effect . The previous trial effect has been thought to be mediated by the process in which the previous trial leaves a residual imprint on the brain activity carried through to the current trial ( Fecteau & Munoz

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Reading and Writing Skills in Children With Specific Learning Disabilities With and Without Developmental Coordination Disorder

Carlo Di Brina, Roberto Averna, Paola Rampoldi, Serena Rossetti, and Roberta Penge

on the basis of their Movement Assessment Battery for Children (M-ABC) performance. The M-ABC ( Henderson & Sugden, 1992 ) is a norm-referenced, valid, and reliable assessment of motor competence ( Chow & Henderson, 2003 ; interrater reliability: r  = .96; test–retest: .77), which has been widely

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How Teacher Verbal Prompting and Demonstrated Modeling Correlate to Preschooler’s Physical Activity Levels

Alexandra V. Carroll, Katherine E. Spring, Darby Winkler, Kameron Suire, and Danielle D. Wadsworth

materials, and trying new skills. Large-group time (15 min), generally referred to as circle time, aims to build community for all teachers and children in the classroom through interactive activities like movement and music, storytelling, and other shared experiences, often providing children with