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Athletes' Knowledge And Perceptions Of Sport Related Concussions And The Decision To Seek Treatment, Olivia Jarem 2011 Ithaca College

Athletes' Knowledge And Perceptions Of Sport Related Concussions And The Decision To Seek Treatment, Olivia Jarem

Ithaca College Theses

The purpose of the study was to examine specific factors (namely knowledge, perceptions, and demographic characteristics including gender differences) that may influence an athlete's decision to report a sport related concussion (SRC). Participants were Division I and III soccer and lacrosse athletes (n: 618) who participated in an online assessment intended to evaluate knowledge of concussive symptoms and previous reporting behavior. Descriptive statistics were calculated to determine rates of reported (57.7%, 176/305) and unreported (42.3%, 129/305) concussions, as well as reasons why athletes failed to report SRCs. Athletes identified not wanting to be withheld from ...


Is Parent Or Child Perception Of Physical Competence Associated With Fitness Level And Obesity In Children?, Catherine Chatham Coffey 2011 Ithaca College

Is Parent Or Child Perception Of Physical Competence Associated With Fitness Level And Obesity In Children?, Catherine Chatham Coffey

Ithaca College Theses

With child fitness levels on the decline and obesity on the rise, it is important for a parent to correctly perceive his/her child's physical competence, fitness level, and weight status. The purpose of this study was to examine relationships between perceived physical competence, fitness level, and obesity in children, and the ability of a parent to perceive his/her child's perception of physical competence and weight status. In Tompkins County, NY, 28 children (age = 9.61 ± 0.50) and parent (age = 41.74 ± 7.01) pairs served as subjects. The Self-Perception Profile for Children (SPPC) was used ...


Knee Range Of Motion: Reliability And Agreement Of 3 Measurement Methods, Paul G. Peters, Michael A. Herbenick, Philip A. Anloague, Ronald J. Markert, L. Joseph Rubino 2011 Wright State University - Main Campus

Knee Range Of Motion: Reliability And Agreement Of 3 Measurement Methods, Paul G. Peters, Michael A. Herbenick, Philip A. Anloague, Ronald J. Markert, L. Joseph Rubino

Physical Therapy Faculty Publications

We conducted a study to compare 3 methods of measuring knee range of motion: visual estimation by physicians, hand goniometry by physical therapists, and radiographic goniometry. We hypothesized that reliability would be high within and across all techniques. We found intrarater and interrater reliability to be satisfactory for visual estimation, hand goniometry, and radiographic goniometry. Interrater reliability across methods did not agree satisfactorily. Between-methods differences in estimating knee range of motion may result from variations in technique among physicians and physical therapists.


A Comparison Of Two Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Programs In Females With Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Pilot Study, Betsy Donahoe-Fillmore, Wendy Chorny, C. Jayne Brahler, Ashley Ingley, Jennifer Kennedy, Valerie Osterfeld 2011 University of Dayton

A Comparison Of Two Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Programs In Females With Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Pilot Study, Betsy Donahoe-Fillmore, Wendy Chorny, C. Jayne Brahler, Ashley Ingley, Jennifer Kennedy, Valerie Osterfeld

Physical Therapy Faculty Publications

Background: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a condition affecting millions of Americans. Few studies have assessed the benefits of different exercises involved in pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT). Purposte: The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a traditional PFMT program to an assisted pelvic floor muscle training (APFMT) program that included contraction of hip musculature.


Cefuroxime Pharmacokinetics In Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Chad A. Knoderer, Sarah A. Saft, Scott G. Walker, Markl D. Rodefeld, Mark W. Turrentine, John W. Brown, Daniel P. Healy, Kevin M. Sowinski 2011 Butler University

Cefuroxime Pharmacokinetics In Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Chad A. Knoderer, Sarah A. Saft, Scott G. Walker, Markl D. Rodefeld, Mark W. Turrentine, John W. Brown, Daniel P. Healy, Kevin M. Sowinski

Scholarship and Professional Work – COPHS

Objectives

The objective of this study was to determine the pharmacokinetics of cefuroxime in children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) for cardiovascular surgery.

Design

A prospective study.

Setting

A tertiary pediatric teaching hospital.

Participants

Infants and children undergoing CPB were enrolled in the study.

Intervention

An initial dose (mean, 24.2 ± 1.6 mg/kg) of cefuroxime was administered before surgical incision, and a second dose (mean, 14.4 ± 7.9 mg/kg) was administered in the CPB prime solution. Serial blood samples were obtained before, during, and after the CPB process. Samples were shipped on dry ice to the analytic ...


Efficacy Of Limited Cefuroxime Prophylaxis In Pediatric Patients After Cardiovascular Surgery, Chad A. Knoderer, Elaine G. Cox, Michelle D. Berg, Andrea H. Webster, Mark W. Turrentine 2011 Butler University

Efficacy Of Limited Cefuroxime Prophylaxis In Pediatric Patients After Cardiovascular Surgery, Chad A. Knoderer, Elaine G. Cox, Michelle D. Berg, Andrea H. Webster, Mark W. Turrentine

Scholarship and Professional Work – COPHS

Purpose The efficacy of limited cefuroxime prophylaxis in pediatric patients after cardiovascular surgery was evaluated.

Methods All patients age 18 years or younger who underwent cardiovascular surgery and received postoperative care from the cardiovascular surgery team between February and July 2006 (preintervention group) and between August 2006 and January 2007 (postintervention group) were eligible for study inclusion. Patients were excluded if they did not receive cefuroxime as postoperative prophylaxis, had a preexisting infection, underwent cardiac transplantation or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or underwent delayed sternal closure. The preintervention group received prolonged cefuroxime prophylaxis, and the postintervention group received 24 hours of ...


The Harmful, Nontherapeutic Use Of Animals In Research Is Morally Wrong, Nathan Nobis 2011 Morehouse College

The Harmful, Nontherapeutic Use Of Animals In Research Is Morally Wrong, Nathan Nobis

EXPERIMENTATION

It is argued that using animals in research is morally wrong when the research is nontherapeutic and harmful to the animals. This article discusses methods of moral reasoning and discusses how arguments on this and other bioethical issues might be defended and critiqued. A basic method of moral argument analysis is presented and used to show that common objections to the view that “animal research is morally wrong” fail: ie, common arguments for the view that “animal research is morally permissible” are demonstrably unsound or in need of defense. It is argued that the best explanations why harmful, nontherapeutic research ...


Associations Of Physician Supplies With Colon Cancer Care In Ontario And California, 1996 To 2006, Kevin M. Gorey 2011 University of Windsor

Associations Of Physician Supplies With Colon Cancer Care In Ontario And California, 1996 To 2006, Kevin M. Gorey

Social Work Publications

BACKGROUND: This study examined the differential effects of physician supplies on colon cancer care in Ontario and California. The associations of physician supplies with colon cancer stage at diagnosis, receipt of surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy, and 5-year survival were observed within each country and compared between-country.

METHODS: Random samples of Ontario and California cancer registries provided 2,461 and 2,200 colon cancer cases that were diagnosed between 1996 and 2000, and followed until 2006. Both registries included data on the stage of disease at the time of diagnosis, receipt of cancer-directed surgery, receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy, and survival. Census ...


Articulations 2011, Claudio M. Fernandez, Shanna Kurek, Karandeep Jagpal, Oliver Chang, Kahyun Yoon-Flannery, Jennifer To, Carolyn Botros, Ayanna Kersey-McMullen, Jenna Gantner 2011 Rowan University

Articulations 2011, Claudio M. Fernandez, Shanna Kurek, Karandeep Jagpal, Oliver Chang, Kahyun Yoon-Flannery, Jennifer To, Carolyn Botros, Ayanna Kersey-Mcmullen, Jenna Gantner

Yearbooks

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) School of Osteopathic Medicine yearbook for the class of 2011. 104 pages.

Contents: Osteopathic Oath 1, UMDNJ-SOM Campus 2, University Affiliated Medical Centers 3, Dean's Message 4, Administration/Faculty/Staff 5, UMDNJ-SOM Welcomes the Class of 2011 16, Baby Photos 24, Quotes from the Classroom 33, Graduates 34, "The Next to the Last Blast" Highlights 87, Convocation 88, Editor's Message 96.


Ua60/5 Wku Dental Hygiene Class Of 2011, WKU Dental Hygiene 2011 Western Kentucky University

Ua60/5 Wku Dental Hygiene Class Of 2011, Wku Dental Hygiene

WKU Archives Records

Members of the 2011 dental hygiene class: Eiman Al Eissa, historian; Johanna Higdon, vice president; Mandy Lowry, president; Kristina Marshall, treasurer; Leslie West, historian; Audrey Bateman, SDHA representative; Samantha Sarisky, secretary; Elizabeth Brussell, SDHA representative; Stacy Allen, Tabitha Allen, Alyssa Bishop, Kenya Brown, Kristi Bunting, Svetlana Deffin, Sarah Dudak, Jessica Durrant, Megan Elsenboss, Elizabeth Henry, Nicole Hopper, Heather Hunt, Angela Jaworsky, Catherine Morgan, Laura Newton, Thao Nguyen, Julie Swearingen, Brittany Wade, Kate Wakeling, Brittany Warner and Amanda White.


No Significant Change In Sexual Behavior In Association With Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination In Young Girls, Wafa R.R. Al Romaih, Archana Srinivas, Said Shahtahmasebi, Hatim A. Omar 2011 University of Kentucky

No Significant Change In Sexual Behavior In Association With Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination In Young Girls, Wafa R.R. Al Romaih, Archana Srinivas, Said Shahtahmasebi, Hatim A. Omar

Pediatrics Faculty Publications

The first human Papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine was approved in the United States in 2006 with the potential to reduce cervical cancer and genital warts. Since then, its efficacy in preventing HPV-related cancers in both males and females has been promising. Despite CDC recommendations, opponents of the vaccine assert that vaccinating pre-adolescents and adolescents will increase their sexual activity, as well as overtly condone risky sexual behavior. We analyzed clinic data of 499 adolescents with a mean age of 16 years to explore whether vaccination led to change in sexual behavior after one year. Our results showed no statistically significant ...


New Investments In Primary Care In Australia, Chris Del Mar 2011 Bond University

New Investments In Primary Care In Australia, Chris Del Mar

Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine Publications

There is a crisis in primary care health workforce shortages in Australia. Its government has attempted to fix this by role-substitution (replacing medical work with nursing instead). This was not completely successful. Obstacles included entrenched social roles (leading to doctors ‘checking’ their nurse role-substituted work) and structures (nurses subservient to doctors) – both exacerbated by primary care doctors’ ageing demographic; doctors owning their own practices; doctors feeling themselves to have primary responsibility for the care delivered; and greater attraction towards independence that may have selected doctors into primary care in the first place. Yet there is much to be optimistic about ...


Body Site Distribution Of Skin Cancer, Pre-Malignant And Common Benign Pigmented Lesions Excised In General Practice, Philippa H. Youl, Monika Janda, Joanne F. Aitken, Chris B. Del Mar, David C. Whiteman, Peter D. Baade 2011 University of Queensland

Body Site Distribution Of Skin Cancer, Pre-Malignant And Common Benign Pigmented Lesions Excised In General Practice, Philippa H. Youl, Monika Janda, Joanne F. Aitken, Chris B. Del Mar, David C. Whiteman, Peter D. Baade

Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine Publications

Background: Concern about skin cancer is a common reason for people from predominantly fair-skinned populations present to primary care doctors.

Objectives: To examine the frequency and body site distribution of malignant, pre-malignant and benign pigmented skin lesions excised in primary care.

Methods: This prospective study conducted in Queensland, Australia, included 154 primary care doctors. For all excised or biopsied lesions, doctors recorded the patient’s age and sex, body site, level of patient pressure to excise, and the clinical diagnosis. Histological confirmation was obtained through pathology laboratories.

Results: Of 9,650 skin lesions, 57.7% were excised in men and ...


Incidence Of Chronic Disease And Lipid Profile In Veteran Rugby Athletes, Mike Climstein, Joe Walsh, John Best, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, Stephen Burke, Jyrki Kettunen, Kent Adams, Mark DeBeliso 2011 Bond University

Incidence Of Chronic Disease And Lipid Profile In Veteran Rugby Athletes, Mike Climstein, Joe Walsh, John Best, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, Stephen Burke, Jyrki Kettunen, Kent Adams, Mark Debeliso

Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine Publications

Recently, the health of retired National Football League players, particularly lineman has been investigated. A number of studies have reported increased cardiometabolic risk, premature cardiovascular disease and incidence of type 2 diabetes. Rugby union players have somatotypes very similar to National Football League players which suggests that rugby players may have similar health risks. The International Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival (GORF) provided a unique opportunity to investigate the demographics of veteran rugby players. METHODOLOGIES: A cross-sectional, observational study was completed using an online web-based questionnaire that consisted of medical history and physiological measures. Data analysis was completed using a ...


The Loess Regression Relationship Between Age And Bmi For Both Sydney World Masters Games Athletes And The Australian National Population, Joe Walsh, Mike Climstein, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, Stephen Burke, Jyrki Kettunen, Kent Adams, Mark DeBeliso 2011 Australian Catholic University

The Loess Regression Relationship Between Age And Bmi For Both Sydney World Masters Games Athletes And The Australian National Population, Joe Walsh, Mike Climstein, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, Stephen Burke, Jyrki Kettunen, Kent Adams, Mark Debeliso

Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine Publications

Thousands of masters athletes participate quadrennially in the World Masters Games (WMG), yet this cohort of athletes remains proportionately under-investigated. Due to a growing global obesity pandemic in context of benefits of physical activity across the lifespan, the BMI trends for this unique population was of particular interest. The nexus between health, physical activity and aging is complex and has raised much interest in recent times due to the realization that a multifaceted approach is necessary in order to counteract the obesity pandemic. By investigating age based trends within a population adhering to competitive sport at older ages, further insight ...


Postoperative Sensitivity In Class V Composite Restorations: Comparing Soft Start Vs. Constant Curing Modes Of Led., Fahad Umer, Frahan Raza Khan 2011 Aga Khan University

Postoperative Sensitivity In Class V Composite Restorations: Comparing Soft Start Vs. Constant Curing Modes Of Led., Fahad Umer, Frahan Raza Khan

Department of Surgery

Background: One of the major disadvantages associated with using composites is polymerization shrinkage, stresses are generated at the margins, and if these stresses exceed the bond strength, microleakage occurs at the tooth restoration interface which causes ingress of cariogenic bacteria, post-operative sensitivity, and secondary caries. LED offers several curing modes: constant cure, ramped cure, and soft start cure. It is claimed that soft start polymerization mode produces less polymerization shrinkage and consequently less postoperative sensitivity. Objective:To compare the postoperative sensitivity in Class V composite restorations using soft start and constant LED curing modes. Materials and

Methods:

Using the appropriate ...


道、技與自然——現代生物科技的莊子式批判, Hongwen Li 2011 Hong Kong Baptist University

道、技與自然——現代生物科技的莊子式批判, Hongwen Li

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses such as engineering, technology, and medical research. This paper highlights the social, legal, and moral issues brought about by modern biotechnology. It is particularly concerned with materialism, capitalism, and commercialism where biotechnological means are explored and exploited without ethical boundaries. The result of biotechnological abuse is that we human beings will become increasingly alienated from our authentic nature and being.

Daoism was one of the major philosophical traditions of ancient China, based on the teaching of Laozi and Zhuangzi. This paper focuses on the ...


Consensus-Based Nutritional Recommendations For Patients With Head-And-Neck Cancer, Elizabeth Isenring 2011 Bond University

Consensus-Based Nutritional Recommendations For Patients With Head-And-Neck Cancer, Elizabeth Isenring

Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine Publications

Extract: Patients with head-and-neck cancer constitute one of the diagnostic groups that most commonly experience deterioration of nutrition status. Malnutrition in patients with head-and-neck cancer is well known to potentially result in impaired wound healing, reduced immunocompetence, and decreased tolerance to treatment—and thus undesired treatment breaks and unplanned hospital admissions.


Electronic Health Records; Delivering The Right Information To The Right Health Care Providers At The Right Time., William M. Tierney 2011 Indiana University School of Medicine

Electronic Health Records; Delivering The Right Information To The Right Health Care Providers At The Right Time., William M. Tierney

Center for Policy Research

No abstract provided.


Old Is An Attitude - Age Is A Concept: A Qualitative Study On Aging And Ageism With Guidelines For Expressive Therapies Literature, Steven Durost 2011 Lesley University

Old Is An Attitude - Age Is A Concept: A Qualitative Study On Aging And Ageism With Guidelines For Expressive Therapies Literature, Steven Durost

Expressive Therapies Dissertations

Mental health professionals who work with people over 65 have been shown to exhibit subtle and overt ageist attitudes. Many of these misconceptions were based on societal perceptions and ageism stereotypes arising from contemporary research performed on a non-representative portion of people over 65. Nursing home residents representing only 4.2% of the older adult population have been studied and the results of those studies have been generalized to represent all older adults. Few studies have given voice to the 95.8% of well older adults living independently. It was held if older adults were listened to, guiding information could ...


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