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Introduction: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) is a prevalent musculoskeletal condition affecting 8-11% of the United States general population. LSS is the most common reason requiring lumbar spine surgery in adults older than 65 years, with an adjusted rate of 135.5 low back surgeries per 100,000...
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...
The (radical) role of belonging in shifting and expanding understandings of social inclusion for people labelled with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesDownload
Reeves, Paige, McConnell, David, Phelan, Shanon, K.
There is a gap between the desired outcomes of social inclusion policy and the everyday experiences of people labelled with intellectual or developmental disability. Despite belonging rhetorically named in social inclusion policy and practice, belonging is often absent in the lives of people...
The purpose of this project was to examine the classification experiences of paraswimmers. Understanding paraswimmers’ classification experiences added to the literature, exploring issues related to the functional classification system with a goal to influence classifier training. This research...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2016: This study will break new ground in the study of how the social environment matters for parenting, and potentially shed light on root social causes of social, emotional and behavioral problems in children and youth.Over the past few decades, Canada, like other...
The Well-Being of Youth Brought up by Parents with Disability: A Longitudinal Population-Based StudyDownload
Background: The available research suggests that children brought up by parents with disability face a heighted risk of poorer well-being, including developmental delay, respiratory health conditions, accidents and injuries, and emotional-behavioural problems. This research is however limited,...
The effectiveness of Return to Duty Intervention: Evaluating an interdisciplinary approach to supporting Canadian Armed Forces members who have physical and non-physical disordersDownload
The rate of musculoskeletal and mental health disorders is high in the Canadian Armed Forces, and can preclude service members from being employable and deployable. The aim of this thesis was to analyze the effectiveness of the Return to Duty intervention at decreasing morbidity and assisting...
Adapted physical activity (APA) has historically used disability-related Community Service Learning (CSL) or practicum placements in undergraduate education (Connolly, 1994; Hodge, Tannehill, & Kluge, 2003). CSL is a tool used to benefit students through enhanced academic learning, increased...
Transitioning from Separate to Community Physical Activity Contexts for Youth with Impairments: The Parental ExperienceDownload
Moving from separate to inclusive community physical activity for youth with impairments can be a difficult transition for all involved. While research on the barriers for youth undergoing these transitions exists, little attention has been focused on the role and experiences of parents. The...