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Social media interruption affects the acquisition of visual, not aurally-acquired information during a pathophysiology lecture
(American Physiological Society, 2018-02-06)
Poor academic performance from extensive social media usage appears to be due to students' inability to multitask between distractions and academic work. However, the degree to which visually distracted students can acquire ...
BAILA TECH – Technology and Exercise in the Hispanic Community
More than 21 million Latinos 55 years and older live in the U.S. Older Latinos have low levels of leisure-time physical activity (PA) and dance is a culturally relevant form of PA. Mobile technology ownership is increasing ...
Endothelium in Dyslipidemia
OxLDL is known to play a role in endothelial dysfunction. In this paper, an investigation was done to determine the effect of oxLDL on angiogenesis of human aortic endothelial cells by investigating the proliferative and ...
Analysis of Time in Rehabilitation and Incidence of Successful Rehabilitation Within Individuals with Disabilities Receiving Occupational/Vocational Training
(Springer New York LLC, 2018-01)
Objective To investigate the incidence of successful rehabilitation, defined as 90 successive days in employment, within individuals with disabilities receiving occupational/vocational training (OVT) service. Method The ...
Aging and Fall Risk: Treadmill Based Perturbation Training
Slip-related falls cause severe consequences such as hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries, which can lead to prolonged hospitalization or even death in older adults. These fall-related injuries lead to a loss of ...
Fostering Self-Determination as a Means to Recovery
Purpose: This study explored how a group of service users and providers from a community mental health center in Illinois, developed a shared understanding of disability from a civil and human rights perspective as a way ...
Rights to Accommodation in Healthcare: Self-Advocacy Experiences of People with Disabilities
Background – One in 5 people living in the United States have a disability. Even with the existence of civil rights legislation, this large minority group experiences socially constructed barriers to participating in every ...
Lessons learned: Providing peer support to culturally diverse families of children with disabilities or special health care needs
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-07-01)
Working With Clients With Limited English Proficiency: Mapping Language Access in Occupational Therapy
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-02)
Nearly one in ten US residents have difficulty speaking and understanding English and are deemed to have limited English proficiency (LEP). Despite federal mandates for provision of interpreters and other language access ...
Review of parental activation interventions for parents of children with special health care needs
Background A large number of U.S. children are identified as having special health care needs (CSHCN). Despite parents' central role in managing their child's needs, many parents report difficulties in navigating service ...