Publications from the Health Studies Department aim to increase understanding of health and wellness and the changing health needs of society. Research includes health policy, gerontology, bioethics, and health measurement and statistics.

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Submissions from 2011

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Participants' Perceived Utility of Motivational Interviewing Using Co-Active Life Coaching Skills on Their Struggle with Obesity, Courtney Newnham-Kanas, Don Morrow, and Jennifer D. Irwin

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The Trajectory of Change for Children and Youth in Residential Treatment, J. W. Noftle, Steven Cook, Alan W. Leschied, Jeff St. Pierre, Shannon L. Stewart, and Andrew M. Johnson

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Identifying and Managing Caregiver Burden Among Spouses of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease, Kaitlyn Roland, Andrew M. Johnson, and Mary E. Jenkins

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The Relationship Between Personality and Self-Report Abilities, Julie Aitken Schermer, Andrew M. Johnson, Philip A. Vernon, and Kerry L. Jang

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Cook It Up! A Community-based Cooking Program for At-risk Youth: Overview of a Food Literacy Intervention, Heather M. C. Thomas and Jennifer D. Irwin

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Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Challenges and Opportunities in After-School Programs: Providers’ Perspectives, Heather M. Thomas, L. Fellner, Patricia Tucker, and Jennifer D. Irwin

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University Students' Satisfaction with, Interest in Improving, and Receptivity to Attending Programs Aimed at Health and Well-being, Patricia Tucker and Jennifer D. Irwin

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Physical Activity at Daycare: Childcare Providers’ Perspectives for Improvements, Patricia Tucker, Melissa M. van Zandvoort, Shauna M. Burke, and Jennifer D. Irwin

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The Influence of Parents and the Home Environment on Preschoolers' Physical Activity Behaviours: A Qualitative Investigation of Childcare Providers' Perspectives, Patricia Tucker, Melissa M. van Zandvoort, Shauna M. Burke, and Jennifer D. Irwin

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Response to ‘Reply to Van Zandvoort, Tucker, Irwin and Burke: Physical Activity at Daycare: Issues, Challenges and Perspectives’ by Albon, Melissa van Zandvoort, Patricia Tucker, Jennifer D. Irwin, and Shauna M. Burke

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Talk, Trust and Time: A Longitudinal Study Evaluating Knowledge Translation and Exchange Processes for Research on Violence against Women, C. Nadine Wathen, Shannon L. Sibbald, Susan M. Jack, and Harriet L. MacMillan

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The Impact of a One-Day Applied Training in Motivational Interviewing on Health Practitioners' Perceived Competence, Autonomy, Efficacy, and Attitudes to Facilitate Behavior Change: A Pilot Study, Erin J. Wiley, Don Morrow, and Jennifer D. Irwin

Submissions from 2010

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The Contribution of Processing Impairments to SLI: Insights from Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Janis E. Oram Cardy, Rosemary Tannock, Andrew M. Johnson, and Carla J. Johnson

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If You Build It, They still May Not Come: Outcomes and Process of Implementing a Community-based Integrated Knowledge Translation Mapping Innovation, S. Michelle Driedger, Anita Kothari, Ian D. Graham, Elizabeth Cooper, Eric J. Crighton, Melanie Zahab, Jason Morrison, and Michael Sawada

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Dual-task Interference: The Effects of Verbal Cognitive Tasks on Upright Postural Stability in Parkinson's Disease, J. D. Holmes, M. E. Jenkins, Andrew M. Johnson, S. G. Adams, and S. J. Spaulding

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Predictive Validity of the UPDRS Postural Stability Score and the Functional Reach Test, When Compared with Ecologically Valid Reaching Tasks, M. E. Jenkins, Andrew M. Johnson, J. D. Holmes, F. F. Stephenson, and S. J. Spaulding

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Extending Collaborations for Knowledge Translation: Lessons from the Community-based Participatory Research Literature, Raphael Lencucha, Anita Kothari, and Nadia Hamel

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Assessing Motivational Interviewing through Co-Active Life Coaching Tools as a Smoking Cessation Intervention: A Demonstration Study, Tara Mantler, Jennifer D. Irwin, and Don Morrow

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Motivational Coaching: A Functional Juxtaposition of Three Methods for Health Behaviour Change: Motivational Interviewing, Coaching, and Skilled Helping, Courtney Newnham-Kanas, Don Morrow, and Jennifer D. Irwin

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An Exploration of the Burden Experienced by Spousal Caregivers of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease, Kaitlyn P. Roland, Mary E. Jenkins, and Andrew M. Johnson

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Knowledge Brokering with Injured Workers: Perspectives of Injured Worker Groups and Health Care Professionals, Lynn Shaw, Joy McDermid, Anita Kothari, Rob Lindsay, Phil Brake, Peter Page, Colin Argyle, Crystal Gagnon, and Melissa Knott

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Evaluating Priority Setting Success in Healthcare: A Pilot Study, Shannon L. Sibbald, Jennifer L. Gibson, Peter A. Singer, Ross Upshur, and Douglas K. Martin

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Hip Fracture Types in Men and Women Change Differently with Age, David A. Tanner, Marita Kloseck, Richard G. Crilly, Bert Chesworth, and Jason Gilliland

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Food Choices in Recreation Facilities: Operators' and Patrons' Perspectives, Heather M. Thomas and Jennifer D. Irwin

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Physical Activity Behaviors During the Preschool Years, Patricia Tucker and Jennifer D. Irwin