This collection contains theses and dissertations from the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, collected from the Scholarship@Western Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

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Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Being an Austrian mother with rheumatoid arthritis: An institutional ethnography about the social organization of everyday life, Birgit Prodinger

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Adherence to Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care: The Case of Post-Stroke Depression, Katherine L. Salter

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A Phenomenology of Fall Prevention: Lived-Identity and Careful Practice in Community Outreach Care, James A. Shaw

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Experiences of Muslim women as healthcare professionals in Canada, Annie Siddiqui

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Exploring Exercise and Youth with a Disability, Kimberly B. Simpson

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Exploring Intelligibility in Tracheoesophageal Speech: A Descriptive Analysis, Lindsay E. Sleeth

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Diagnostic Validity of Physical Examination Maneuvers and Patient Reported History for Shoulder Pathology, Lyndsay Somerville

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The effect of concurrent cognitive, linguistic and motor tasks on speech intensity in Parkinson’s disease, Teresa J. Valenzano

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How do teachers teach students with working memory impairments in the regular classroom? A grounded theory approach, Laura Vanderlaan

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The Influence of the Childcare Environment on Physical Activity among Preschool-Aged Children: A Feasibility Study, Leigh M. Vanderloo

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The Process of Informed Decision-Making About Prenatal Screening: Patient Education Materials, Policy, and Pregnant Women's Perspectives, Meredith G. Vanstone

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Under a Bridge, At Missions and Shelters, In Alleyways, Wherever I Woke Up: An Exploration of How Structural and Everyday Factors Impact Mental Health Issues and Survival Strategies Among Young Homeless Women in London, Ontario, Louise M. Vesanen

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Acoustic Signal Encoding in Children with Auditory Processing Disorders, Chris M. Allan

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Walk Softly and Carry a Big Stick: Strategies to Decrease Dynamic Knee Joint Loading, Daniel J. Bechard

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Non-Quiet Listening for Children with Hearing Loss: An Evaluation of Amplification Needs and Strategies, Jeff Crukley

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The effects of leg length discrepancy on gait and balance, Colin E. Dombroski

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Understanding the Roles of Physiotherapists Within Ontario Primary Health Care Teams: A Mixed Methods Inquiry, Sinead P. Dufour

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Development and Testing of a Low Vision Product Selection Instrument (LV-PSI): A Mixed-Methods Approach, Daniel Fok

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Critically exploring the challenges of successful integration for French-speaking newcomers from visible minority groups within London, Ontario’s Francophone minority community, Suzanne N. Huot

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Fatigue and Mobility Post-Stroke, Svetlana Knorr

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Authentic Occupational Therapy: A genealogy of normative technology in occupational therapy, Daniel K. Molke Mr.

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Motivational Coaching: Its Efficacy as an Obesity Intervention and a Profile of Professional Coaches, Courtney E. Newnham-Kanas

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The role of reflection in audiology students’ development as professional practitioners: A constructivist grounded theory, Stella Ng

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A phenomenological inquiry into the embodied nature of occupation at end-of-life, Anna Park Lala

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Planning, implementation, and formative evaluation of a food literacy program, Heather M. Thomas

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Assessment of Occupational Competence in Dementia: Identifying Key Components of Cognitive Competence and Examining Validity of the Cognitive Competency Test, Briana M. Zur

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Fall-Related Stigma in Older Adulthood: A Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding the Influence of Stigma on Older Adults' Reported Attitudes and Behaviours Regarding Falls, Heather M. Hanson

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A Stakeholder Generated Conceptualization for Successful Return to Work Outcome Evaluation: A Concept Mapping Approach, Rhysa Leyshon

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Physical Function During Performance-Based Tasks and Throughout Daily Life. Is It Different Across Levels of Frailty?, Olga Theou