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Background This project is part of the Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC) program of research, a multi-level and longitudinal research program being conducted in 36 nursing homes in three Canadian Prairie Provinces. The overall goal of TREC is to improve the quality of care for older...
OBJECTIVE: Interventions that address the built environment present an opportunity to affect behaviours such as physical activity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a community walking map developed for eight neighbourhoods in the City of Edmonton (COE). METHOD: A walking map developed...
BACKGROUND: Health promotion and disease prevention have been increasingly recognized as activities that may be within the scope of emergency medicine. The purpose of this feasibility study was to identify health risks and offer immediate interventions to adult patients who have drug and/or...
Walk Score® is a proprietary walkability metric that ranks locations by proximity to destinations, with emerging health promotion applications for increasing walking as physical activity. Currently, field validations of Walk Score® have only occurred in metropolitan regions of the United States;...
Health promotion and quality of life among mothers of preadolescents in Chile: A focused ethnographyDownload
The aim of this ethnographic trial was to identify cultural patterns present in mothers’ actions when protecting their children from environmental risks like drugs and violence. Data collection consisted in a tape-recorded structured interview with 10 mothers of 9 to 13-year-old preadolescents,...
Identifying gaps in asthma education, health promotion, and social support for Mi’kmaq families in Unama’ki (Cape Breton), Nova Scotia, Canada.Download
Introduction Asthma is the most common chronic condition affecting Aboriginal youth aged 8 to 12 years in Canada. Research investigating psychosocial challenges associated with asthma is limited. This study examines support resources, support-seeking strategies, support and education needs, and...
Physical Activity in the Era of the Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Patterns, Determinants, and Effective Health Promotion ProgramsDownload
Physical activity is important for obesity prevention. Given that the prevalence of obesity among Canadian children has substantially increased over recent decades, and that obesity has substantial consequences for health and wellness, physical activity promotion continues to be a priority for...
THE EXPERIENCE OF CAREGIVERS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN A PROJECT THAT USED SMS AS A TOOL TO IMPROVE INFORMATION ACCESS AND SOCIAL INTERACTION IN AN UNDER-RESOURCED COLOMBIAN COMMUNITYDownload
The community of El Codito, an under-resourced Bogota community, has a high population density with the majority living under the poverty line. People with disabilities (PWD) and their caregivers in El Codito experience a lack of access to health information and are socially isolated. This...