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Recently, a new wave of gaming known as active gaming or exergaming has shown it can be an educationally functional and enjoyable method of learning within areas of the curriculum which highlight dance or other individual activities. This study aimed to better understand the impact dance and...
Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern Ghana
Richter Solina, Ani-Amponsah Mary, Conroy Sherrill
Research Title: Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern Ghana Authors: Ani-Amponsah, Mary*; Richter, Solina; Conroy, Sherrill - University of Alberta Background: Neonatal death rates in low and middle income countries...
Immigrant women have many emotional, psychological, and/or cultural stressors that may influence their health. For some women, these stressors may only be present during the acculturation process, but for others they may continue throughout the remainder of their lives. Focused ethnography, as...
The unprecedented impacts from climate change have been documented and are projected to continue to dramatically effect human health and wellbeing. East Africa is projected to experience an increase in average surface temperatures and decrease in precipitation levels, impacting ecosystems, food...
In recent years, both recreation scholars and practitioners began calling for a sectoral return to municipal recreation’s historical roots as a public good (e.g., Mahaffey, 2011; ISRC & CPRA, 2015; Cureton and Frisby, 2011; Smale and Reid, 2002; Taylor and Frisby, 2010). Blaming neoliberal...
My research uses a framework of vulnerability and community economy to understand how Inuit practices of sharing need to be reflected in federal food policies for Inuit to be able to meet their food needs. I specifically draw on the work of feminist theorists such as Judith Butler, and Erin...
Food choices and practices during pregnancy of immigrant and Aboriginal women in Canada: a study protocolDownload
Gibbons, D., Vallianatos, H., Mamede, F., Higginbottom, G.M.A., Malhi, R., Forgeron, J.
Background: Facilitating the provision of appropriate health care for immigrant and Aboriginal populations in Canada is critical for maximizing health potential and well-being. Numerous reports describe heightened risks of poor maternal and birth outcomes for immigrant and Aboriginal women. Many...