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 … Flag Football
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- …
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