Spinal Cord Injury

Body mass index and waist circumference in persons aging with muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome, and spinal cord injury

Kevin N. Alschuler, Ph.D., Laura E. Gibbons, Ph.D., Dori E. Rosenberg, Ph.D., M.P.H., Dawn M. Ehde, Ph.D., Aimee M. Verrall, M.P.H., Alyssa M. Bamer, M.P.H., Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D. Published Online: May 04, 2012 Disability and Health Journal, July 2012 Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 177–184 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.03.007 Abstract Background Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference […]

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Risky business: The effects of an individualized health information intervention on health risk perceptions and leisure time physical activity among people with spinal cord injury

Rebecca L. Bassett, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis Disability and Health Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3 p165–176 Published online: March 21, 2011       Abstract   Background Individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) are at an increased risk for inactivity-related diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. According to protection motivation theory, […]

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Reporting trends of spinal cord injury research representation: a media content analysis

Matthew Kehn, M.P.P., Thilo Kroll, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 121–128, April 2011 Published Online: November 01, 2010 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2010.09.001   Abstract Background Over the past few decades, medical and technological advances in rehabilitation have improved the lives of people with spinal cord injury (SCI). More recently, promises of embryonic stem […]

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Physical activity and individuals with spinal cord injury: accuracy and quality of information on the Internet

Arif Jetha, M.Sc., Guy Faulkner, Ph.D., Paul Gorczynski, M.A., Kelly Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Ph.D., Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 112–120, April 2011 Published Online: November 11, 2010 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2010.07.001   Abstract Background A number of websites on the Internet promote health-enhancing behaviors among people with spinal cord injury (SCI). […]

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Risky business: The effects of an individualized health information intervention on health risk perceptions and leisure time physical activity among people with spinal cord injury

    EXERCISE – SPINAL CORD INJURY –     Rebecca L. Bassett, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis p165–176 Published online: March 21, 2011     Abstract   Background Individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) are at an increased risk for inactivity-related diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. According to protection motivation […]

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