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Tataw, David - - 2010
This paper illuminates the participatory character of the Health Services Utilization Improvement Model (HUIM) and draws distinctions between classical implementation models such as the Top Down and Bottom Up models, and the horizontal participatory approach actualized in the HUIM. Classical models are compared to the Horizontal Participatory approach utilized in ...
Kanekar, Amar - - 2010
Safer sex is important for protection against STDs and HIV/AIDS. The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of a brief social cognitive theory based safer sex intervention among African-American college students. A randomized controlled design was used. Results concluded that there was no difference between a theory-based ...
Hilpert, Jonathan - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine young adult learning about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) during a realistic internet search. The results indicated that before the search there were widespread misconceptions about the virus and many potentially dangerous misconceptions remained after the search. Persistent misconceptions were related to gender, lack ...
Smith, Matthew - - 2010
This study documents physicians' beliefs of inequity in the healthcare system and identifies factors contributing to physicians' perceptions of the importance for Congress to address policies to help families with the cost of caring for elderly disabled relatives. Data were analyzed from a nationally representative randomized sample of 1,901 physicians. ...
King, Keith - - 2010
The present study examined recent alcohol use (past 30 days) among 7th-12th grade students (N = 54,366) in 133 schools. Results indicated that the majority of students felt alcohol use was harmful and difficult to access. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses revealed that students at highest risk for recent ...
Hemphill, Julia - - 2010
Rankings in our society are ubiquitous. States are often ranked on indicators such as education, income, taxes, health status, eco-friendliness, and pollution. This study ranks states on how hazardous they are to the health of the citizenry in terms of their policies, expenditures, and regulations. States were ranked (1 for ...
Milburn, Olivia - - 2010
Knuppel, Michael - - 2010
Hopkins, Will - - 2010
When a subject characteristic substantially modifies the effect of a treatment or other intervention in a controlled trial, precision of the estimate of the treatment effect is improved by allocating subjects to control and treatment groups in a manner aimed at minimizing the differences between population and group means of ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2010
The utility of a practical or other measure can be assessed in a validity study, in which values of the measure are compared with those of a criterion measure taken concurrently in a sample of subjects. A scatterplot of criterion vs practical values provides a qualitative assessment of non-linearity, random ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2010
Effects are relationships between variables. The magnitude of an effect has an essential role in sample-size estimation, statistical inference, and clinical or practical decisions about utility of the effect. Virtually every effect in research, clinical and practical settings arises from a linear model, an equation in which a dependent variable ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2010
The biggest gain this year in the impact factor (mean cites per article per year) for journals specializing in exercise or sport science or medicine was that of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, now on 1.5 (up by 88% from last year's 0.8). Other journals with gains of ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2010
This conference was noteworthy for wonderful food in an exotic castle of mirrors. Two of the best studies on sport performance were in basketball: a controlled trial to improve free throws and an analysis of offensive play. A series of case studies of technology for US athletes was also inspiring. ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2010
This quadrennial conference was hosted in 2010 by the Norwegian Sport University, NIH. Amongst the best performance-related presentations were a case study of a change in butterfly kicking style and large-scale longitudinal studies of talent identification and overtraining in swimmers. Novel Technologies and Analyses: pressure across the hand, active drag, ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2010
The annual conference of the American College of Sports Medicine was noteworthy for the domination by sports nutrition research. This year's winning strategies are chocolate milk for recovery and sustained-release [beta]-alanine for high-intensity events. Acute Effects: warm-ups, acupuncture, Energicer, contrast therapy, garments, gliding in swimming, pacing. Nutrition: quercetin and other ...
Seiler, Stephen - - 2010
The list of sports in the Winter Olympics has expanded dramatically in recent years, resulting in more medals for nations specializing in winter sports. Canada has emerged as a major Winter Olympic power and is a medal contender in virtually all sports. Smaller winter nations like Norway win most of ...
Bonetti, Darrell - - 2010
Isotonic sports drinks containing carbohydrate and electrolytes are often consumed for endurance performance, but hypotonic drinks may be superior. The purpose of this study was to compare effects on performance and related physiology of a new sports drink, Mizone Rapid (hypotonic; containing carbohydrate and electrolytes) with three other drinks: Mizone ...
Slade, Nicola - - 2010
Westlake, Gregory - - 2010
Westlake, Gregory - - 2010
Carroll, Michael - - 2010
Murray, Terri - - 2010
Murray responds to champions of a new brain reading technology who claim that it will combat future crimes before they happen. Murray argues that the concept of crime prevents us from identifying one proactively, and suggests an array of other problems with the scientists' assumptions and methodology. She places the ...
Hills, John - - 2010
This paper discusses the profound personal and natural resistances surrounding thinking about death and the way in which death is an experience of the irrational and absurd, an existential given beyond reduction to a mental illness. It examines some of the author's relationship, feelings and dialogue with his father, a ...
Acton, Helen - - 2010
This paper undertakes an exploration of romantic jealousy from an existential perspective, taking the material of two of the author's clients, Nico and Chloe, as illustrative examples. The author makes her primary focus the philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre and his ideas concerning the capture of the Other's freedom; she also ...
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