College of Applied Health Sciences
The College of Applied Health Sciences is a small but influential college consisting of the departments of Kinesiology and Community Health; Recreation, Sport and Tourism; and Speech and Hearing Science. Each is involved with enhancing health and human development.
(2018-07-10)Increasing childhood obesity rates across the United States have raised public health concerns. Governing bodies such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have responded by issuing recommendations for schools to promote ...
Influences of maternal acculturation on early childhood obesity risk: From countries to chromosomes (2018-07-09)Prevalence of obesity has disproportionately increased among Mexican children living in the US and Mexico. In the US, by 2014, prevalence of obesity among children of Mexican heritage was similar for US-born and Mexican ...
(2018-07-18)The current study aims to understand the ability of a 15-session, collaborative intervention to support conversational narrative telling between an individual with moderately-severe, chronic aphasia, Mr. Lee, and a clinician ...
Getting in sync: Exploring and supporting peer interaction in an autistic child with inconsistent access to speech (2018-06-27)Challenges in peer interaction are commonly associated with autism, both within research literature and through first-person accounts. Related intervention studies have tended toward a skills-based approach that emphasizes ...
The role of exercise in negotiating an identity as disabled: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of individuals with multiple sclerosis (2018-06-22)BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition resulting in a wide range of physical, cognitive and affective impairments that can either fluctuate, or remain and worsen depending upon the disease course. The ...