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 2006

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Phenotypic and Genetic Relationships between Vocational Interests and Personality, Julie Aitken Harris, Philip A. Vernon, Andrew M. Johnson, and Kerry L. Jang

Through An Other Looking Glass: Gender, Social Issues, and the Media Impact on Body Image, Jennifer D. Irwin and Patricia Tucker

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Non-pharmacological Management of Hypokinetic Dysarthria in Parkinson’s Disease, Andrew M. Johnson and S. G. Adams

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The Self-worth, Physical and Social Activities of Graduate Students: A Qualitative Study, Amanda Longfield, Joanne Romas, and Jennifer D. Irwin

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Feasibility of a Campus-Based “Buddy System” to Promote Physical Activity: Canadian Students’ Perspectives, Patricia Tucker and Jennifer D. Irwin

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Preschoolers' Dietary Behaviours: Parents' Perspectives, Patricia Tucker, Jennifer D. Irwin, Meizi He, L. Michelle Sangster Bouck, and Graham Pollett

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Preventing Paediatric Obesity; Recommendations from a Community-based Qualitative Investigation, Patricia Tucker, Jennifer D. Irwin, L. M. Sangster Bouck, Meizi He, and G. Pollett

Submissions from 2005

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Evaluating Clinical Rating Scales for Evidence-Based Dermatology: Some Basic Concepts, Madhulika A. Gupta, Andrew M. Johnson, and Mary-Margaret Chren

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Screen-viewing Behaviors among Preschoolers Parents' Perceptions, Meizi He, Jennifer D. Irwin, L. Michelle Sangster Bouck, Patricia Tucker, and Graham L. Pollett

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Preschoolers' Physical Activity Behaviours: Parents' Perspectives, Jennifer D. Irwin, Meizi He, L. Michelle Sangster Bouck, Patricia Tucker, and Graham L. Pollett

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Health Promotion Theory in Practice: An Analysis of Co-Active Coaching, Jennifer D. Irwin and Don Morrow

From Perception to Execution in Parkinson’s Disease, Andrew M. Johnson and Quincy J. Almeida

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Memory Perception and Strategy Use in Parkinson's Disease, Andrew M. Johnson, Carrie C. Pollard, Philip A. Vernon, Jennifer L. Tomes, and Mandar S. Jog

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Brain Nerve Conduction Velocity Is a Valid and Useful Construct for Studying Human Cognitive Abilities: A Reply to Saint-Amour et al, Andrew M. Johnson, T. Edward Reed, and Philip A. Vernon

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Fostering Interactions: The Networking Needs of Community Health Nursing Researchers and Decision Makers, Anita Kothari, Nancy Edwards, Susan Brajtman, Barbara Campbell, Nadia Hamel, Frances Legault, Judy Mill, and Ruta Valaitis

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Effective Social Marketing to Promote a Campus-Based Physical Activity Intervention: Students' Perspectives, Patricia Tucker and Jennifer D. Irwin

Submissions from 2004

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Prevalence of University Students' Sufficient Physical Activity: A Systematic Review, Jennifer D. Irwin

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Visual Inspection Time in Parkinson's Disease: Deficits in Early Stages of Cognitive Processing, Andrew M. Johnson, Quincy J. Almeida, Con Stough, James C. Thompson, Rene Singarayer, and Mandar S. Jog

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The Genetic Basis of Substance Abuse: Mediating Effects of Sensation Seeking, Andrew M. Johnson and Philip A. Vernon

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Screening for Parkinson's Disease with Response Time Batteries: A Pilot Study, Andrew M. Johnson, Philip A. Vernon, Quincy J. Almeida, Linda L. Grantier, Rene Singarayer, and Mandar S. Jog

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A Behavior Genetic Investigation of the Relationship between Leadership and Personality, Andrew M. Johnson, Philip A. Vernon, Julie Aitken Harris, and Kerry L. Jang

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Individual and Regional Determinants of Mammography Uptake, Anita Kothari and Stephen Birch

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Confirmation of Correlation between Brain Nerve Conduction Velocity and Intelligence Level in Normal Adults, T. Edward Reed, Philip A. Vernon, and Andrew M. Johnson

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Sex Difference in Brain Nerve Conduction Velocity in Normal Humans, T. Edward Reed, Philip A. Vernon, and Andrew M. Johnson

Submissions from 2003

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A Role of the Basal Ganglia in Movement: The Effect of Precues on Discrete Bi-directional Movements in Parkinson's Disease, Andrew M. Johnson, Philip A. Vernon, Quincy J. Almeida, Linda L. Grantier, and Mandar S. Jog