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An Examination of the Potential Long-Term Psychosocial Effects of Sport-Related Concussion in Adolescent Male Hockey PlayersDownload
Purpose: The main objective of this study was to examine whether elite youth male ice hockey players with a medical history of one or more concussion(s) would exhibit more pronounced deficits in their psychosocial functioning than a non-injured control. Methods: The study had a cross-sectional...
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...
A ‘safety net’ and a key system entry point to access care for alcohol-related events, the emergency department (ED) can play an important role in the early identification of harmful effects of adolescent alcohol use thus making it crucial to understand the clinical care experiences of pediatric...
Objective: The Post-Concussion Symptom Scale (PCSS) has been used to evaluate impaired sleep, despite not being validated for this purpose. The objective of this study was to examine the concurrent validity of the Post-Concussion Symptom Scale-Child (PCSS-C) sleep items/cluster with a validated...
Diabetes is a growing public health issue in Canada, and this concern is now extending to children and adolescents. Our goal was to conduct research projects aimed at pediatric diabetes surveillance in Alberta, Canada. To identify diabetes cases, we applied the National Diabetes Surveillance...
Differential expression of hypothalamic metabolic and inflammatory genes in response to short-term calorie restriction in juvenile obese- and lean-prone JCR ratsDownload
Vine, Donna F., Jacobs, Rene, Pierce, W.D., Heth, C.D., Russell, Jim, Proctor, Spencer D., Borthwick, Faye, Nelson, Randy, Diane, Abdoulaye, Mangat, Rabban
Background: Childhood obesity is an important early predictor of adult obesity and associated comorbidities. Common forms of obesity are underpinned by both environmental and genetic factors. However, the rising prevalence of obesity in genetically stable populations strongly suggests that...
Hewitt, J.A., Wilson, D.M., Chamberland, C.
Injuries are a leading cause of childhood death and disability. Many injuries are a result of youths taking risks and not avoiding risky situations. An educational program to reduce adolescent injury risk (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth) has operated out of the Misericordia...
At present, there is a paucity of research evaluating the long-term effects of concussion in children and adolescents. The purpose of this study was to examine psychosocial functioning of elite youth ice hockey players with a history of concussion. Further, this study investigated parent report...
Exploring Ugandan secondary school students’ sexual health education needs and developing school-based sexual health interventions through participatory action researchDownload
This study began by exploring the factors that influence the sexual health information sources available to Ugandan adolescents and how they decide what sources to use. Guided by participatory action research, focus group discussions and interviews were conducted with students and teachers from...