Health Promotion

Association of health professional leadership behaviors on health promotion practice beliefs

Jacqueline D. Stone, Ph.D., P.T., Harolyn M.E. Belcher, M.D., M.H.S., Prince Attoh, M.A., Ed.D., Michelle D’Abundo, Ph.D., Tao Gong, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, p320–325 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.015   Background Leadership is a process by which an individual influences a group or individual to achieve a common goal, in this case health promotion for individuals with disabilities. Objectives […]

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The association of food insecurity with health outcomes for adults with disabilities

Debra L. Brucker, MPA, PhD Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, p286–293 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.006   Background Adults with disabilities are more likely to live in households that are food insecure and are more likely to experience health disparities than adults without disabilities. Research examining the intersection of food insecurity and health outcomes for adults with disabilities has […]

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Men with disabilities – A cross sectional survey of health promotion, social inclusion and participation at community Men’s Sheds

Nathan J. Wilson, Ph.D., Reinie Cordier, Ph.D., Richard Parsons, Ph.D., Sharmila Vaz, Ph.D.c, Angus Buchanan, D.B.A.d   Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 1, p 118–126 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.08.013 Background The intersections between chronicity, disability and social inequality are well understood. Novel ways to counter the social determinants of health and disability are needed. Men’s […]

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Prevalence of physical activity, screen time, and obesity among US children by the service type of special health care needs

Juhee Kim, M.S., Sc.D., Mary L. Greaney, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 3, p318–324 Published online: February 21, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.02.005 Background Children with special health care needs (SHCN) may be at greater risk of obesity than children without SHCN. A new classification system categorizes SHCN among children by service type using […]

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Nutritional intervention improves menu adequacy in group homes for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities

Kathleen Humphries, Ph.D., Alison Pepper, M.A., Meg Ann Traci, Ph.D., Julianna Olson, Tom Seekins  Disability and Health Journal, July 2009 Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 136–144 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.01.004 Abstract Background Research documents that adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) living in the community experience nutritional deficits, inadequate diets, and poor nutritional status. Objective We developed a nutrition […]

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The relationship between physical activity facility proximity and leisure-time physical activity in persons with spinal cord injury

Kelly P. Arbour, Ph.D., Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Ph.D., The SHAPE-SCI Research Group Department of Kinesiology, Centre for Health Promotion and Rehabilitation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1 Disability and Health Journal,  July 2009 Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 128–135 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.01.003 Abstract Background Within the general able-bodied population, proximity of one’s home to physical activity […]

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In praise of sport: Promoting sport participation as a mechanism of health among persons with a disability

Barbara Wilhite, Ed.D., C.T.R.S., John Shank, Ed.D., C.T.R.S. Department of Therapeutic Recreation, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA Disability and Health Journal, July 2009 Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 116–127 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.01.002 Abstract Background Achieving and maintaining health are no less important to people with a disability than they are to anyone else; it is just typically more […]

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Self-rated health and healthy days: Examining the “disability paradox”

Charles E. Drum, J.D., Ph.D., Willi Horner-Johnson, Ph.D., Gloria L. Krahn, Ph.D., M.P.H. Oregon Institute on Disability & Development, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 97201-0574, USA Disability and Health Journal, April 2008 Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 71–78 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.01.002 Abstract Background There is an important need to better understand how self-evaluations of health are […]

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The effect of caregiving on preventive care for people with disabilities

Eric W. Jamoom, M.S., Elena M. Andresen, Ph.D., Britta Neugaard, Ph.D., M.P.H., Sarah L. McKune, M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 51–57 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.005 Abstract Background Overall, disparities exist in preventive health care services for people with disabilities compared with other Americans. Little is known about the effects of caregiving on […]

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Perceived benefits and barriers to exercise among persons with physical disabilities or chronic health conditions within action or maintenance stages of exercise

Related conference presentation: Malone LA, Barfield JP, Yelisetty RK, Stamps K, Theriot L (2009). Do perceived exercise benefits and barriers differ by age, gender, or activity level? 17th International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity. Gävle, Sweden, July 23–27. Laurie A. Malone, Ph.D., J.P. Barfield, D.A., Joel D. Brasher, M.A.Ed. Published Online: July 23, 2012 Disability […]

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