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Are workplace health promotion/wellness programs effective at improving presenteeism (on the job productivity) in workers? a systematic review and best evidence synthesis of the literature
Background: Presenteeism is highly prevalent and costly to employers. It is defined as being present at work but limited in some aspect of job performance by a health problem. Workplace health promotion (WHP) is a common ...
An Assessment of hospital-based mental health nurses' tobacco cessation practices in two Northeastern Ontario LHIN regions
This is the first Canadian study to examine acute care mental health nurses' adherence to clinician-level (4A protocol) and systems-level recommendations from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario's best practice ...
Impact of a community based exercise programme for people with Parkinson disease
Objective: To develop and evaluate the impact of an 8-week community based exercise programme delivered by a community fitness facilitator upon performance and self-report measures in participants with Parkinson ...
Investigating the relationship between social capital and health
The social determinants of health and health related behaviours have been studied extensively. Social capital is a construct first used in economic and sociological research, which is currently being used to investigate ...
The Incidence of invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in Northwestern Ontario
Prior to the late 1980s, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) was the most common cause of meningitis, epiglottitis, and other invasive bacterial infections in young children. The introduction of the conjugate Hib vaccines ...
Prevalence of injuries in a selected cohort of high school football players in the city of Winnipeg
While many studies have been published documenting injuries in college aged and professional sports, there are few studies that describe the prevalence of injuries among high school athletes. As a first step to creating ...
Social capital and the incidence of falls
Study participants : Seniors from Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Metaboreflex response to isometric handgrip exercise in people with Parkinson disease
The metaboreflex is a peripheral feedback mechanism involved in the neural regulation of cardiovascular response to exercise. In young, healthy adults, this reflex responds to the accumulation of exercise- induced ...
An Assessment of adherence to treating tobacco use and dependence clinical practice guidelines in First Nations primary health care settings in Northwestern Ontario
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which tobacco clinical practice guidelines are followed by nurses within 22 primary health care settings in First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario and to ...
Through gendered lenses : exploring rural seniors' use of photovoice to document health barriers and supports in Northwestern Ontario
In recent years the popularity of visual research methods such as photovoice has steadily increased (Dennis et al., 2009). The knowledge that "images evoke deeper elements of human consciousness than do words" (Harper, ...