Disabilities (general)

Evidence for potential bias in the Health and Activity Limitation Index as a health preference measure for persons with disabilities

  Sarah E. Boslaugh, Ph.D., M.P.H.†, Elena M. Andresen, Ph.D.‡, Angela Recktenwald, M.P.H., Kathleen Gillespie, Ph.D. †At the time of the research, Health Communication Research Laboratory, Saint Louis University School of Public Health. ‡At the time of the research, Epidemiology Division, Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health. ‡Conflicts of interest: […]

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Health Promotion Resources: Physical Disabilities & Fitness

Accessible Fitness, a completely wheelchair accessible gym, specializing in adaptive fitness Contact URL http://www.accessibilitytraining.com/   BlazeSports America Contact URL    www.blazesports.com   National Disability Sports Alliance (NDSA) Contact URL http://www.ndsaonline.org/purpose.htm

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Health Promotion Resources: General Population

“2007 National Prevention and Health Promotion Summit: Creating a Culture of Wellness” Hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Contact URL http://www.cdc.gov/cochp/conference/index.htm   American Institute for Preventive Medicine Contact URL http://www.healthylife.com/template.asp?pageID=14   American Journal of Health […]

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Bowel and Bladder Research: Bladder Management for People with Disabilities

Developing a strategy to reduce the high morbidity of patients with long-term urinary catheters: the BioMed catheter research clinic. Khan AA, Mathur S, Feneley R, Timoney AG.  BioMed Centre, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.  BJU Int. 2007 Dec;100(6):1298-301. OBJECTIVE: To assess the idea of managing patients having problems with long-term catheterization (LTC, normally […]

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Resources for Disabled Veterans

Association for Service Disabled Veterans (ASDV)         Format             Member organization   ASDV is a national association that establishes greater economic participation for service disabled and prisoner of war veterans and veteran family members in the United States. Membership is comprised of individuals from the SDVs and organizations that support the goals of ASDV. To […]

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