Amanda Kenyon

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A retrospective analysis of referrals to a regional adolescent psychiatric service over two years was conducted, focusing on selected social and family variables, to identify areas of potential unmet need and the relationship between these factors and clinical variables. Social and family disadvantage was well represented in our patients, but few were over(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to determine the reliability, validity, and optimal placement of pedometers in children with cerebral palsy (CP) who ambulate without aids. METHOD Seventeen participants aged 7 to 17 years with CP (eight males, nine females; mean age 12y 4mo; SD 3y 2mo), who could ambulate without aids, wore four New Lifestyles pedometers(More)
Three studies were done to examine the social effects of being a tobacco smoker. In Study 1, 135 subjects rated target persons as dating and marriage prospects. All else being equal, the nonsmoker subjects showed consistent preference for nonsmokers. The subjects' personal preference for nonsmokers was significantly greater than their estimates of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the literature for the criterion validity of pedometers for use in child and adult populations with physical disabilities. DATA SOURCES Academic Search Premier, ERIC, SPORTDiscus, MEDLINE, AMED, Scopus, CINAHL, Web of Science, and EMBASE databases, searched from inception to September 7, 2011. STUDY SELECTION Studies were included if(More)
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