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Family physicians’ perceptions toward writing physical activity prescriptions: I tell patients it’s like the super pill!
Abstract: Background: Although prior research has shown that physicians perceive various barriers that hinder the systematic promotion of physical activity in practice, no study has contrasted the barriers reported by ...
Effects of categorization method, regression type, and variable distribution on the inflation of Type-I error rate when categorizing a confounding variable
Other titre : Categorized confounders and type-I error
Abstract: The loss of signal associated with categorizing a continuous variable is well known, and previous studies have demonstrated that this can lead to an inflation of Type-I error when the categorized variable is a ...
Investigating the autonomic nervous system and cognitive functions as potential mediators of an association between cardiovascular disease and driving performance
Abstract: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) impacts the autonomic nervous system and cognitive functions related to activities of daily living, including driving an automobile. Although CVD has been linked to unsafe driving, ...
Guidelines for assessment of gait and reference values for spatiotemporal gait parameters in older adults: The biomathics and canadian gait consortiums initiative
Abstract: Background: Gait disorders, a highly prevalent condition in older adults, are associated with several adverse health consequences. Gait analysis allows qualitative and quantitative assessments of gait that improves ...
The risks of one-at-a-time biomarker epidemiology: Associations of circulating calcium levels with age, mortality, and frailty vary substantially across populations
Abstract: Recent studies have shown contradictory associations between calcium levels and health outcomes. We suspected these conflicting results were the consequence of more general issues with how biomarkers are analyzed ...
Number of years of team and individual sport participation during adolescence and depressive symptoms in early adulthood
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the longitudinal and unique association between number of years of team sport and individual sport participation during adolescence and depressive symptoms during early ...
Physiological regulatory networks: ecological roles and evolutionary constraints
Abstract: Ecological and evolutionary physiology has traditionally focused on aspects of physiology one at a time. Here, we discuss the implications of considering physiological regulatory networks (PRNs) as integrated ...
Global health predeparture training for physiotherapy placements in low income countries: Comparing current and best practices
Other titre : Pre-departure training for student global health experiences: A scoping review
Abstract: Purpose: To identify: 1) Predeparture training (PDT) best practices for physiotherapy students participating in a global health experience (GHE) in low income countries, 2) current practices in Canadian physiotherapy ...
Physiological and comparative evidence fails to confirm an adaptive role for aging in evolution
Abstract: The longstanding debate about whether aging may have evolved for some adaptive reason is generally considered to pit evolutionary theory against empirical observations consistent with aging as a programmed aspect ...
Modeling the impact of compliance with dietary recommendations on cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality in Canada
Other titre : Modelling the impact of compliance with dietary recommendations on cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality in Canada
Abstract: Objectives: Despite strong evidence indicating that unbalanced diets relate to chronic diseases and mortality, most adults do not comply with dietary recommendations. To help determine which recommendations could ...