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The relationship between insufficient sleep and self-rated health in a nationally representative sample
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
Reduced sleep has been found to be associated with increased risk of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and mortality. Self-rated health (SRH) has been shown to be a predictor of CVD and mortality. ...
The Intersection of Culture and ICF-CY Personal and Environmental Factors for Alternative and Augmentative Communication
(Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 2016)
Clinicians facilitate successful use of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC). The most clinically competent providers, however, address needs that extend beyond technical AAC use to help clients experience full ...
Reporting of underrepresented populations in autism treatment studies across 25 years
(Clinical Archives of Communicative Disorders, 2017-12-20)
Purpose: Eight language and autism related journals published between 1993 and 2017 were analyzed to identify trends in the inclusion of underrepresented populations in empirical studies with social skill, play, joint ...
Student perspectives on self-directed learning
(Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2014-02)
Undergraduate student perspectives regarding specific factors associated with self-directed learning were collected through eight focus groups. A total of 80 upperclassmen provided input revealing three emergent themes in ...
The Preschool Speech Intelligibility Measure
(American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 1995-11)
Documenting changes in speech intelligibility across time is an important but difficult task for speech-language pathologists. This study reports on the development and initial testing of the Preschool Speech Intelligibility ...
Effects of R-Alpha Lipoic Acid on HbA1c, Lipids and Blood Pressure in Type-2 Diabetics: A Preliminary Study
(De Gruyter, 2009)
R-alpha lipoic acid (R-ALA) supplementation improves blood glucose in diabetic animals, but there have been no long-term clinical trials in humans testing its use for glucose control (HbA1c). This double-blind study ...
No association between perfluoroalkyl chemicals and hypertension in children
(Dove Medical Press, 2014-01-13)
Background Hypertension is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease worldwide. Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) used in the manufacture of common ...
Effect of Beta-alanine Supplementation on the Onset of Blood Lactate Accumulation (OBLA) During Treadmill Running: Pre/post 2 Treatment Experimental Design
(BioMed Central, 2010)
β-Alanine (βA) has been shown to improve performance during cycling. This study was the first to examine the effects of βA supplementation on the onset of blood lactate accumulation (OBLA) during incremental treadmill running.
Table Facilitators' Reflections Regarding their Interprofessional Core Competencies
(Health and Interprofessional Practice, 2017-11)
Background: Providing students and practitioners opportunities to learn from other disciplines in a supportive environment has the potential to improve patient outcomes and practitioner job satisfaction. Purpose: The ...
A Cross-Sectional Study of Jamaican Adolescents’ Risk for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2013)
Objectives To compare obese versus non-obese Jamaican adolescents’ risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs); and to explore a suitable and economical method of screening for these risk factors in ...