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Upper Extremity Assessments Applied to Practice
Facilitating Transfers Applied to Practice
Patterns of Workplace Support: An Exploration of the Experiences of Workers with Mental Health Disabilities
Purpose: To evaluate differences in perceived workplace social support for different disability groups, and to better understand the support experiences of persons with mental health disabilities. Methods: A sequential ...
The effect of contraction type and intensity, mass loading and visual feedback on wrist tremor in individuals with essential tremor
Objectives: Determine the effect of contraction type and intensity, inertial loading, and visual feedback on various measures of hand tremor in subjects with essential tremor. Methods: Study 1. Twenty-three ET subjects ...
INTERRATER AND RETEST RELIABILITY OF MULTI-JOINT UPPER LIMB POSITION SENSE IN CHILDREN
The contribution of deficits in limb position sense to the motor impairments of children with cerebral palsy, as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders, is increasingly being recognized. A more complete understanding ...
SELF-CARE: A CLARIFICATION OF MEANING AND EXAMINATION OF SUPPORTIVE STRATEGIES
Background Considering ~9 million Canadians have one or more chronic health conditions, and >3.3 million report some level of disability, the burden of care is substantive for individuals and health system. With such ...
Biomechanical and physical requirements of stair negotiation with respect to aging and stroke
The ability to safely and efficiently negotiate stairs is an essential skill for independent ambulation. To date, basic research to identify biomechanical and physical costs is limited in older adults. In persons with ...
Slow decline: The social organization of mental health care in a prison-hospital
Within Canada’s federal correctional system, prison-hospitals provide both in-patient and ambulatory services to incarcerated male offenders. With at least 12% of incarcerated men being identified at intake as having a ...