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Community Capacity to Provide Mental/Behavioral Health Services to People with Developmental Disabilities
The United States’ long history of providing services to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) in large public congregate settings has been in reversal over the past four decades. Since peaking ...
Development of a Barriers To Physical Activity Questionnaire for People with Mobility Impairments
The measurement of barriers to physical activity has been a growing body of research. However there are two fundamental limitations for barrier questionnaires: they do not measure barriers from an ecological perspective ...
Exploring How Spirituality Shapes Conceptualizations of and Feelings About Disability
Disability is a common theme among many religious texts. The Christian Bible in particular displays disability in a negative way. In spite of this, Christian people with disabilities often use their spirituality as a tool ...
Evaluating the initial impact of the revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food packages on dietary intake and home food availability in African-American and Hispanic families
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-01)
OBJECTIVE: The present study assessed the impact of the 2009 food packages mandated by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) on dietary intake and home food availability in ...
Kinematic Variability of Wheelchair Propulsion: The Effects of Speed and Exercise
The population of manual wheelchair users is increasing notably faster than the general population. Manual wheelchair users have a disproportionately high prevalence of shoulder pain and injury, most likely due to the ...
Using Social Media in Research: New Ethics for a New Meme?
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2014)
Association Between Anthropometric Factors and Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults During a Simulated Slip While Walking
(Wiley Periodicals Inc., 2014-09)
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Effects Of Tai Chi Practice On A Functional Arm Reaching Task In Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study
Background: The purpose of this study was to observe and quantify the effect of aging and the long-term practice of Tai Chi on movement control, indicated by both performance-outcome (temporal) and performance-production ...
Hypoesthesia in Knee Osteoarthritis: Relationship of Pain, Vibration Perception and Proprioception
Purpose: Hypoesthesia, or partial loss of sensitivity to sensory stimuli has been reported in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA), with deficits reported in both proprioception (kinesthesia and repositioning) and ...
Disability Determination in Social Security and Veterans Affairs: A Comparative Analysis of Convergence
The Social Security Administration has experienced a substantial growth of disability beneficiaries, whereas the Department of Veterans Affairs faces a substantial backlog of disability compensation claims. Though both ...