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Hope is recognized as an important aspect of human growth, change and wellbeing (Erikson, 1964, 1968, 1985; Turner, 2005). Hope has been defined as the anticipation that one’s future will be both meaningful and desirable (Stephenson, 1991) and is acknowledged as essential to daily life (Erikson,...
"You meant to do that:" Examining reactive and proactive aggression and their relations to social and emotional correlatesDownload
This study investigated the relations between teacher-rated reactive and proactive aggression and self-ratings of peer intimacy, peer group integration, inhibition of anger and coping with anger in children in grade 4 to grade 6 (n = 519). Grade and gender differences in the study variables were...
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...
A population-based comparison of injuries among farm children to non-farm children in Alberta, 1999-2010
A population-based comparison of injuries among farm children to non-farm children in Alberta, 1999-2010Download
Objectives - To systematically review literature on rural-urban differences in pediatric injury incidence and to examine incidence of all-cause injury, agricultural injury, and injury-related health care utilization for farm children compared to several groups of non-farm children under 18 years...
The purpose of this exploratory research study was to examine the phenomenon of alienation in physical education from the perspectives of children. Of particular interest were children’s perspectives about the three constructs of alienation: powerlessness, meaninglessness and social isolation as...
Inconsistent results have been reported in studies investigating the relationship between serum vitamin D levels and respiratory outcomes. In this thesis, data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey were used to examine the relationship between serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D] levels and...
Measuring the impact of a task on resting state networks (RSNs) is important for understanding their relative strength and stability. Little is known about RSN stability in adults and less is known about RSN stability in children. The effect of an active task on RSNs was measured on fourteen...
Breathing Dynamics for Non-speech and Speech Tasks Following Intensive Voice and Speech Treatment in Children with Motor Speech Disorders Secondary to Cerebral PalsyDownload
Introduction. Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most frequently occurring cause of movement disorders in children. It has a prevalence of 2-2.5 cases per 1000 live births and is a chronic condition, requiring lifelong rehabilitation. The ability to communicate is a primary factor in positive...
The aim of this work was to examine any possible IBD activity-related variations in immunoglobulin A (IgA) anti-tissue transglutaminase (tTG) levels in children with IBD. The prevalence of CD in children with IBD was also examined. In a prospective cohort study, children with IBD were screened...
Characterization of Aerosol Deposition in Children and Infants Using Idealized Extrathoracic GeometriesDownload
This thesis describes a number of experimental studies performed with the common goal of characterizing pharmaceutical aerosol deposition in children and infants using idealized extrathoracic geometries. First, an in vitro study of the recently proposed Alberta Idealized Child Throat showed that...