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Bodies of Surveillance: Disability, Femininity, and the Keepers of the Gene Pool, 1910-1925
This project focuses on eugenic field workers in the United States between 1910 and 1925 in order to highlight the ways in which the U.S. eugenic project imagined disability and femininity. The Eugenic Record Office (ERO) ...
Comparing Accessibility between Two Types of Fitness Centers for People with Disabilities
A study of the accessibility of fitness centers in the Chicago area was conducted using a cross-sectional design with a two group comparison. The research examined both franchise facilities and privately owned facilities ...
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: The Short and Long of It
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-03)
Effects of Aging and Tai Chi on a Finger-Pointing Task with a Choice Paradigm
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
Abstract: Background. This cross-sectional study examined the effect of aging on performing finger-pointing tasks involving choices and whether experienced older Tai Chi practitioners perform better than healthy older ...
Increased Adiposity, Dysregulated Glucose Metabolism and Systemic Inflammation in Galectin-3 KO Mice
(Public Library of Science, 2013-02)
Obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with increased production of Galectin-3 (Gal-3), a protein that modulates inflammation and clearance of glucose adducts. We used Lean and Diet-induced Obese (DIO) WT and Gal-3 KO ...
The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices Consensus Recommendations for the Evaluation and Management of Dementia in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
(Elsevier Inc., 2013-08)
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are now regularly reaching old age, and are increasingly presenting to their health care providers with concerns related to growing older. One particularly ...
Divergent Modulation of Clinical Measures of Volitional and Reflexive Motor Behaviors following Serotonergic Medications in Human Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-03)
Incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) can result in profound impairments in volitional strength and reflex excitability, which contribute to loss of function. Human and animal models suggest that disruption of endogenous ...
Exploring Client Participation in the Individual Planning Process
This study explored of the participation of 25 adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) in their individual planning meetings. The study looked at the degree to which clients participated in their individual planning ...
Frame Analysis of Public Debate Surrounding the Closure of the Jacksonville Developmental Center
In November of 2012, the last residents of the Jacksonville Developmental Center (JDC) left the facility, a historic step forward for the State of Illinois in the evolution of long-term supports and services for persons ...
Ankle Dorsiflexion, Not Plantarflexion Strength, Predicts the Functional Modility of People with Spastic Hemiplegia
(Foundation for Rehabilitation Information, 2013-06)
Objective: To determine the relationships between affected ankle dorsiflexion strength, other ankle muscle strength measurements, plantarflexor spasticity, and Timed "Up & Go" (TUG) times in people with spastic hemiplegia ...