research banner image
CCAA - the home of innovative aging and activity research.

From the CCAA Research Junction

CCAA Graduate Student is awarded the Canadian Institute of Health Research Aging Age Plus Award

cihr logo smallCCAA Neuromuscular Lab graduate student Geoffrey Power (with co-authors Brian H. Dalton, David G. Behm, Anthony A. Vandervoort, Timothy J. Doherty, and Charles L. Rice) ,  was recently awarded the Age Plus Award for his publication entitled:  “Motor Unit Number Estimates in Masters Runners: Use It or Lose It” published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.   The Age Plus is designed to recognise excellence in research on aging carried out in Canada by graduate and postdoctoral students.  Geoff’s work demonstrated that lifelong high-intensity physical activity (e.g. in runners) could potentially mitigate the loss of motor units associated with aging well into the seventh decade of life.

Geoff carries on the tradition of CCAA graduate students conducting relevant and recognized work in the area of physical activity and aging.  Previous winners of the prize include Dr. Darren Delorey and Dr. Liza Stathokostas while they were graduate students at the CCAA research laboratories.

 

Submitted by

Dr. Liza Stathokostas
CCAA Researcher

 

 

Also from this web page:


Subscribe to the CCAA eNews!



Contact

Don Paterson
Research Director
Candian Centre for Activity and Aging
Phone: 519.661.1606 x81606
Email: dpaterso@uwo.ca

Connect with the CCAA

FacebookflickrYouTube
Middlesex-London in motion®

Middlesex-London In Motion

Western provides the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities.