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BACKGROUND This paper describes a sustained partnership between a university community health program and local and regional community health agencies. As a key component of the Health Communication and Social Marketing course, the partnership involves undergraduate community health students working for and with community agencies and community members to… (More)
Peer education has been promoted by college health service health education programs for many years. This Viewpoint questions some assumptions that underlie the use of peer health educators and highlights some of the problems of training peers as paraprofessionals.
The present study examined the effect of a progressive, whole- body, high resistance training program on reported pain in older adults. Ninety-eight participants (60 - 83 years) completed the McGill Pain Questionnaire prior to and after an eight week training period. Seventy-nine of the participants completed a progressive, high resistance training program… (More)