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A mixed methods evaluation of televised health promotion advertisements targeted at older adultsDownload
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to evaluate television advertisements targeted at 55-70-year olds that promoted physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption. Awareness of the campaign, perceived credibility of the source, intentions to visit a promoted website, and intentions...
Aim. This paper is a report of a study to identify nurse reported determinants of intention to remain employed and to develop a model explaining determinants of hospital nurse intention to remain employed. Background. A worsening shortage of nurses globally suggests that efforts must be made...
Making Feminism Popular: Audience Interpellation in Late Post-Network Era Television (a Case Study of TNT’s THE CLOSER)Download
This dissertation explores the serial design model of The Closer. It answers the following question: How does The Closer offer multiple entry points along a spectrum of views on gender and feminism, appeal to a range of viewers, and thus secure popularity? To generate metadata of how The...
This paper describes the development of an add-on module for the WHOQOL measures of quality of life (QoL) for use with older adults. The add-on module, known as the WHOQOL-OLD, was derived following standard WHOQOL methodology. In the pilot phase of the study, 22 centres from around the world...
Vehicles for Change: Conversation and Collaboration in Support of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisordersDownload
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) constitutes a highly complex and controversial public health concern among researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and public citizens and can lead to devastating cognitive, physical, and functional impairments (Chudley et al., 2005; Streissguth &...
“It was a once in a lifetime opportunity”: The Power of Participating in a Video Research Project for Aboriginal YouthDownload
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) and arts-based research methods such as participatory video have proven to be effective in engaging youth in research projects. However, limited evidence exists on how participation in these research projects specifically impacts individuals’ health....