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- 1Jodie, Stearns
- 1Neely, Katherine C
- 1Paul Ravindran, Vinitha Priscilla
- 1Small, Sandra
- 1Stenberg, Keely
- 1Vogel, Christina K
Purpose: This study examined whether parent physical activity (PA) is related to children’s PA, as measured with pedometers. Methods: As part of a longitudinal cohort study being conducted in Edmonton, Canada, 471 children between the ages of 6- and 10-years-old, wore SC-T2 pedometers for four...
Dealing with a latent danger: parents communicating with their school-age preadolescent children about smoking - a grounded theory studyDownload
Smoking in youth continues to be an important public health issue. Because adolescence is the key period for smoking initiation, prevention efforts need to take place before the adolescent years. Little is known about parental smoking prevention interventions. The purpose of this study,...
The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine parents’ perceptions of their children’s positive youth development (PYD) through participation in organized youth sport programs. Twenty-two parents (12 mothers, 10 fathers, M age = 38.9 years) of children 5 to 8 years who were involved in an...
The impetus for this study came from my clinical practice with burn-injured children in India. Burn injury is one of the most traumatic accidents a child can suffer. Parents are profoundly affected when their child is burn-injured. The number of pediatric burn admissions in low-income countries...
A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner's initiative to support parents of children undergoing neurosurgical care: The Neurosurgery Kids Fund Website EvaluationDownload
Parent with children undergoing neurosurgery need access to specialized information as well as support resources. The public is becoming more active in managing their own health care and they often turn to the Internet as a starting point in their quest for health information resources. The...
Social Inclusion/Exclusion: Parents and Grandparents Participating in Community Development in Rural AlbertaDownload
Social inclusion/exclusion (SI/SE) has been described as a social determinant of health and an urgent matter of social (in)justice. SI/SE involves dynamic relational processes and structures that enable or constrain participation in community life. Many low-income families report barriers to...
There has been a decline in children’s free-play participation, despite the importance of this experience for their health and development (Gleave, 2009). Parents can facilitate a range of free-play experiences (Sleddens et al., 2012) through their pivotal role in children’s lives (Hertzman &...