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Richmond, Laurel - - 2009
The purpose of this research study was to use critical race theory to guide the exploration of leisure experiences of men in prison. Ten men reflected upon the time they spent in various California State Prisons, in specific reference to their perceptions of race and power behind bars. The analysis ...
Yuen, Felice - - 2009
The purpose of this paper is to examine the leisure experiences of Aboriginal women in a Canadian federal prison as they engaged in traditional ceremony. Conceptualized as leisure, these ceremonies were examined in the context of justice by exploring the women's resistance to oppression and loss of identity rooted in ...
Erickson, Beth - - 2009
This investigation examined experiences of the African-American population living in the Denver area about their visitation to Rocky Mountain National Park. Using qualitative semi-structured interviews with 36 participants, and archival techniques, the authors identify the historical and cultural factors that resulted in low use of the park by African-Americans. Consequently, ...
Mowatt, Rasul - - 2009
Whiteness is a fundamental aspect of American society and because of this leisure research is as troubled as our own racialized identities. Whiteness becomes a problematic dimension in our discourse if unchallenged by not critically examining race within the context of power. Taking a stance that Whiteness exists in five ...
Roberts, Nina - - 2009
This paper is a response to the keynote address by Mary McDonald delivered at the 2008 NRPA Butler Lecture. Her paper on "Dialogues on Whiteness, Leisure, and (Anti) Racism" was subsequently published in the Journal of Leisure Research in the first quarter of 2009. While there are several areas of ...
Kivel, B. - - 2009
Leisure scholars have attempted to examine experience through a social-psychological lens that locates the individual and her/his interpretation of leisure experiences at the center of discussions about leisure, leisure experience and identity. However, this primarily social-psychological perspective lacks an accompanying discussion about the ideologies and discourses that structure those experiences, ...
Arai, Susan - - 2009
This special issue of the Journal of Leisure Research focuses on critical race theory and social justice perspectives on whiteness, difference(s) and (anti)racism in leisure studies. Drawing on Floyd's (2007) previous work articulating waves of race research in leisure studies, we argue this special issue helps to advance a fourth ...
Hess, John - - 2009
Tuberculosis (TB) is re-emerging as a national health priority. Healthcare providers have been attempting to address the challenge of providing preventative care as well as addressing TB cases through long-term treatment plans as these cases are identified. The migrant farm worker population has come into the spotlight as highly vulnerable ...
Kelley, Jeremy - - 2009
Among numerous risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD), including family history, hypertension, diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia, the single most modifiable risk factor is smoking. Smoking cessation for known CAD patients has recognized immediate and long term benefits, namely reduction in the chance of symptom recurrence and death. This article ...
Hurme, Elaine - - 2009
Rural nurses are expected to demonstrate excellence in clinical decision making and function in a more independent, generalized fashion. Identifying those competencies specific to rural practice will provide a framework for nurses and help to ensure safe and quality patient care. This article identifies nursing competencies most associated with good ...
Gangeness, Jeanine - - 2009
Background: Obesity is a worldwide concern. Physical activity is one way to address obesity. The environment surrounding individuals can impact activity choices.
McClune, Amy - - 2009
Children with special health care needs (CSHCN) present a complex challenge to the medical system. The concept of a medical home has been proposed to ensure consistency and continuity of care for CSHCN. Although it seems to be an easy solution in theory, implementation is complicated especially for the child ...
Reiter, Paul - - 2009
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is common among many rural residents but little is known about its use among the Amish. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of CAM therapy use among an Amish community and compare it to a rural non-Amish population. ...
Dunkin, Jeri - - 2009
While multiple studies have shown that there is a relationship between Religion/Spirituality and self reported health, as well as health and spiritual well-being, no studies could be found that correlated spiritual perspectives with Self Reported Health. This study was a part of a random-digit-dialing telephone poll of 452 adult respondents ...
Hegney, Desley - - 2009
Collins, Angela - - 2009
Dunkin, Jeri - - 2009
Hunter, Kim - - 2009
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2009
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2009
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2009
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2009
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2009
Koppula, Sushruta - - 2009
In the present investigation the aqueous extract of Carum carvi was evaluated for antistress activity in normal and stress induced rats. The extract was studied for nootropic activity in rats and in vitro antioxidant potential to correlate its antistress activity. For the evaluation of antistress activity groups of rats were ...
Wheat, Janelle - - 2009
Lymphedema is a potentially debilitating condition with particularly high incidence among breast cancer patients following surgery. Horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) and butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus) have been shown by herbalists to improve peripheral vascular circulation and lymphatic drainage. Nuclear medicine lymphoscintigraphy offers a tool to quantitate the effects of their combination ...
Evans, Sue - - 2009
The practice of Western herbal medicine in Australia is characterised by a dependence on botanically exotic species rather than those which are native and indigenous to this country. Medicinal herbs were among the plants chosen by botanist Sir Joseph Banks to be transported from England for cultivation in the new ...
Cowper, Anne - - 2009
Baxter, John - - 2009
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