Dept. of Kinesiology and Community Health
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(2015-07-10)Background: Predicting who will succeed in an academic and career setting is of critical importance during an era of high unemployment rates, spiraling cost in education, and a changing economy. Previous research related ...
The acute effects of varying intensities of treadmill walking exercise on cognition in persons with multiple sclerosis (2015-05-26)Background: Exercise training represents a promising approach for managing cognitive impairment in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). There is preliminary evidence that treadmill walking exercise might be the modality ...
A case for multiple item response theory: the Cancer Health Literacy Measure-Breast and Cervical Cancer-Uruguay (2015-06-23)Uruguay has the second highest breast cancer incidence rate in Latin America (Ferlay et al., 2013). Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of death in Uruguay (Rodríguez, Fazzino, & Larrosa, 2010). Despite these ...
Yin and Yang: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Investigating Physical and Psychological Effects Following a 6-Month Taiji (T'ai Chi) and Qigong (Ch'i Kung) Intervention With Older Adults (2005)The results of the quantitative study suggest that a 2-month Taiji intervention on healthy older adults yielded improvement in balance, lower body strength, and appropriate adaptive responses in situations of inaccurate ...
(2000)This study traces the emergence of three technologies of volunteerism and philanthropy in the past two decades in the United States: federal legislation to encourage charitable solutions to social problems, cause-related ...