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Faculty Research and Publications

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  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Flindall, Jason W.; Stone, Kayla D. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    In the present study we investigate age-related changes in hand preference for grasping and the influence of task demands on such preference. Children (2–11), young-adults (17–28) and older-adults (57–90 ) were examined ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Li, Fangfang; Mills, Kelly J.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Manitoba, 2014)
    Degree of lateralization for grasping predicts the maturity of the language production system in young, typically-developing children. In this report we provide compelling evidence for the relationship between right hand ...
  • de Bruin, Natalie; Bryant, Devon C.; MacLean, Jessica N.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    This study examined the efficacy of a novel reaching-and-grasping task in determining visuospatial abilities across adulthood. The task required male and female young (18–25 years) and older adults (60–82 years) to ...
  • de Bruin, Natalie; Bryant, Devon C.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Hemispatial neglect is a common outcome of stroke that is characterized by the inability to orient toward, and attend to stimuli in contralesional space. It is established that hemispatial neglect has a perceptual ...
  • Stone, Kayla D.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    This review aims to provide a comprehensive outlook on the sensory (visual and haptic) contributions to reaching and grasping. The focus is on studies in developing children, normal, and neuropsychological populations, and ...
  • Stone, Kayla D.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    We reach for and grasp different sized objects numerous times per day. Most of these movements are visually-guided, but some are guided by the sense of touch (i.e. haptically-guided), such as reaching for your keys in a ...
  • Flindall, Jason W.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Many theories have been put forward to explain the origins of right-handedness in humans. Here we present evidence that this preference may stem in part from a right hand advantage in grasping for feeding. Thirteen ...
  • Gibb, Robbin L.; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Kolb, Bryan (Frontiers Research FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Birth is a particularly vulnerable time for acquiring brain injury. Unfortunately, very few treatments are available for those affected. Here we explore the effectiveness of prenatal intervention in an animal model of early ...
  • Brayton, Sean (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    This essay traces some of the narratives and cultural politics of work on reality television after the economic crash of 2008. Specifically, it discusses the emergence of paid labor shows like Ax Men, Black Gold and Coal ...
  • Adams, Carly; Stevens, Julie (InterscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of LethbridgeBrock University, 2007)
    In Canada, female hockey governance structures vary as different regions of the country may better suit integrated or partially-integrated governance approaches based upon their unique local histories and individual dynamics. ...
  • Adams, Carly (Ontario Historical SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    In early 20th century Canada, middle-class social reformers campaigned for urban parks and supervised playgrounds to provide children with appropriate places for leisure activities. Drawing on adult memories of participating ...
  • Brayton, Sean (York UniversityArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This essay unpacks the ways in which our “knowledge” of race and ethnicity is tied to ocularcentrism. It explores the political possibilities of ethnolinguistic imitation or “style-shifting” as part of an antiracist pedagogy ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Mills, Kelly J.; Genee, Inge; Li, Fangfang; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (FrontiersArts and ScienceEducationDepartment of KinesiologyDepartment of Modern LanguagesDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Executive Function (EF) refers to important socio-emotional and cognitive skills that are known to be highly correlated with both academic and life success. EF is a blanket term that is considered to include self-regulation, ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Adams, Carly (Taylor and FrancisArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    This paper considers the recent International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to deny women the opportunity to compete in ski jumping at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Drawing on a feminist Foucauldian ...
  • Adams, Carly (LA84 FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    In twentieth-century Canadian society, sport, leisure, and physical activities have been significant social venues where men and women learn to relate to one another, struggle for authority and power, and celebrate lifestyle ...
  • Adams, Carly (Human KineticsArts and ScienceKinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008-05)
    This article examines the early development of organized hockey for women in Ontario and specifically the story of the Rivulettes women’s hockey club from the small town of Preston. The Preston Rivulettes hold a Canadian ...