JPHCOPH

Research

The following citations represent a sample of the peer-reviewed works published by the department’s faculty. For the full list of the department’s publications and presentations, visit the SelectedWorks site.

  • Urban Versus Rural Differences in the Effects of Providing Care to Children With Cerebral Palsy on Family Member's Employment Background and Objective(s): Context (urban vs rural) can mediate the impact on the family among other childhood populations with special healthcare needs. To date, few studies have examined the role …
  • The Effect of an Upper Extremity Power Training Intervention on Pain and Power Among Young People With Cerebral Palsy Background/Objectives: Recent evidence suggests that lower extremity function can be improved by exercises following power training protocols due to underlying neurophysiological changes.1 Limited upp …
  • Tailoring a Physical Activity Promotion Program for a Rural Area Background/Purpose: VERBTM Summer Scorecard (VSS) has used social marketing to successfully promote physical activity for urban and suburban youth. The purpose of this study was to adapt the program t …
  • Therapeutic Physical Activities for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a neuromuscular disease that affects individuals from birth, or shortly thereafter and continually progresses in severity throughout the lifespan of the affected individual. Sym …
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  • The Applied Anthropology of Obesity The increasing global prevalence of obesity and nutrition-based non-communicable disease has many causes, including food availability; social norms as evidenced in local foodways; genetic predispositi …
  • Development and Validation of the Biobanking Attitudes and Knowledge Survey (BANKS) Background: No validated multiscale instruments exist that measure community members’ views on biobanking and biospecimen donation. This study describes the development and psychometric properties of …
  • Promotion of couples' voluntary counselling and testing for HIV through influential networks in two African capital cities Background: Most new HIV infections in Africa are acquired from cohabiting heterosexual partners. Couples’ Voluntary Counselling and Testing (CVCT) is an effective prevention strategy for this group. …
  • Athletes’ Perceptions of National Collegiate Athletic Association Mandated Sickle Cell Trait Screening: Insight for Academic Institutions and College Health Professionals Objective: The study objective was to explore athletes’ perspectives of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)–mandated sickle cell trait (SCT)–screening policy by examining race- and gender- …

     

    Last updated: 2/3/2016

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