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A Qualitative Investigation of Barriers and Facilitators to Physical Activity Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in a Small Southern Alberta CityDownload
Introduction: Rarely have the barriers and facilitators of PA for persons with a disability (PwD) living in a small city been the focus of researchers, despite the emergence of studies in the last two decades about the importance of PA for PwD. Numerous studies have investigated the barriers and...
Barriers, motivators and facilitators related to prenatal care utilization among inner-city women in Winnipeg, Canada: a case–control studyDownload
Background: The reasons why women do not obtain prenatal care even when it is available and accessible are complex. Despite Canada’s universally funded health care system, use of prenatal care varies widely across neighborhoods in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with the highest rates of inadequate prenatal...
Purpose: Cross-education is a neural phenomenon where an untrained limb improves after unilateral training of the opposite homologous limb. It has been extensively studied in the healthy population and shows promise for post-stroke rehabilitation. Despite this promise, cross-education has not...
Exploring Barriers and Facilitators in Achieving a Positive Sexual Health among Trans-Femme Young Adults: Community-Based Participatory Research ProjectDownload
Transgender people face unique multiple levels of barriers and challenges regarding sexual health and wellbeing. While there has been a significant number of studies exploring sexual health among the 2SLGBTQ+ population, there is a paucity of research that uses a participatory approach targeted...
Health Status, Health Promoting Behaviors, and Facilitators and Barriers to Health Promoting Behaviors of Urban versus Rural Primary Caregivers of Children with DisabilitiesDownload
Background: Primary caregivers of children with disabilities are at risk for poor health; rural caregivers may be especially at risk. Engagement in health promoting behaviors can improve the health of these caregivers but few studies have described these behaviors or outlined the facilitators and...
Background: A multidisciplinary team of 20 researchers and research users from six countries – Canada, Jamaica, Barbados, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa – are collaborating on a 5-year (2007–12) program of research and capacity building project. This program of research situates nurses as leaders...
Background: A commonly recommended strategy for increasing research use in clinical practice is to identify barriers to change and then tailor interventions to overcome the identified barriers. In nursing, the BARRIERS scale has been used extensively to identify barriers to research utilization. ...
Background: For those living in regions already experiencing health and social difficulties, the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting policies to reduce spread have the potential to exacerbate existing issues, including increasing food insecurity in households. In Nunavut, where 70% of children are...