Now showing items 1-10 of 2007
Variation in mode of physical activity by ethnicity and time since immigration: a cross-sectional analysis
BACKGROUND: Physical activity (PA) levels are known to be significantly lower in ethnic minority and immigrant groups living in North America and Europe compared to the general population. While there has been an increase ...
When caring is not enough: Emotional labor and youth shelter workers
Organizations often dictate how their employees should behave through explicit rules and structures. In addition, sociologists and organizational theorists suggest that organizations invest energy, time, and money into ...
Vitamin D and Musculoskeletal Status in Nova Scotian Women Who Wear Concealing Clothing
No abstract available.
A Deeper, More Social Ecological Social Work Practice
(University of Chicago Press, 2002-09)
Although an ecological model of social work practice has been important to the profession since the 1970s, advances in ecological theory based on developments in deep ecology (Naess 1989) and social ecology (Bookchin 1980, ...
Partnerships for knowledge translation and exchange in the context of continuing professional development
No abstract available
Lessons learned from the implementation of a provincial breastfeeding policy in Nova Scotia, Canada and the implications for childhood obesity prevention
Healthy public policy plays a central role in creating environments that are supportive of health. Breastfeeding, widely supported as the optimal mode for infant feeding, is a critical factor in promoting infant health. ...
Population prevalence of high dose paracetamol in dispensed paracetamol/opioid prescription combinations: an observational study
BACKGROUND: Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is generally considered a safe medication, but is associated with hepatotoxicity at doses above doses of 4.0 g/day, and even below this daily dose in certain populations. METHODS: ...
Sit-to-stand transfer mechanics in healthy older adults: A comprehensive investigation of a portable lifting seat device.
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Purpose: To evaluate lower extremity mechanics and muscle activation associated with the sit-to-stand transfer using a portable lifting-seat device and to compare these data to an unassisted transfer in healthy young and ...