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An Archival Descriptive Study: Risk and Protective Factors of Recidivism for Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderDownload
A majority (60%) of youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) will come into contact with law at some point in their lives (Institute for Health Economics, 2013). The reasons for this troubling statistic are hypothesized to be a result of the varying cognitive, social, and behavioural...
This thesis is a comprehensive qualitative study of four youth-serving organizations, iHuman Youth Society (iHuman) and YOUCAN Youth Services (YOUCAN) in Edmonton, and Ndinawewaaganag Endaawaad Youth Resource Centre (Ndinawe) and Spence Neighbourhood Association (SNA) in Winnipeg. I analyze the...
Marginalized youth must negotiate a neoliberal ethos in which they are expected to make ‘responsible’ decisions and work hard to become independent people, but at the same time experience social oppressions and structural inequalities that limit their ability to achieve success. As a result, many...
The Ruling of Weight: An institutional ethnography exploring the work of growing up in a larger bodyDownload
Childhood obesity is a key target of public health intervention and research. However, dominant weight and health discourses shaping public health efforts tend to reduce obesity to a case of too many calories and too little exercise. For decades, researchers have highlighted how overly simplistic...
“Sticking to it”: A Scoping Review of Adherence to Exercise Therapy Interventions in Children and Adolescents with Musculoskeletal Conditions.Download
Background: Exercise therapy is a core component of treatment for children and adolescents with musculoskeletal conditions. As exercise therapy effectiveness hinges on adherence, improving exercise therapy adherence is crucial for recovery and reducing long-term consequences. Objective: This...