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Physicians' current and future expectations of and current experiences with pharmacists were studied. A three-part questionnaire was mailed to 2600 practicing physicians in California, including office-based practitioners, hospital-employed (nonhouse staff) physicians, and medical residents. A 5-point Likert scale was used to measure respondents' level of(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of a school garden on children's fruit and vegetable knowledge, preference, and consumption. DESIGN Self-report questionnaires, interview-style taste and rate items, lunchroom observations. SETTING An elementary school. PARTICIPANTS Second-grade students (n = 115). INTERVENTION Participants were assigned to one of 3(More)
There is limited research available regarding a possible relationship between resting heart rate variability (HRV) and post-exercise heart rate recovery (HRR). The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between resting HRV and HRR after maximal exercise. Sixty-six college age men participated in this study. HRV was measured in a supine position(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the extent of pharmacists' self-reported antidepressant counseling (SRAC) and to identify factors that may affect pharmacists' decisions to provide antidepressant counseling. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Alabama community pharmacies in 2011. PARTICIPANTS Full-time pharmacists from 600 community pharmacies. (More)
The purpose of this study was to examine variability in overarm throwing velocity and spatial output error at various percentages of maximum to test the prediction of an inverted-U function as predicted by impulse-variability theory and a speed-accuracy trade-off as predicted by Fitts' Law Thirty subjects (16 skilled, 14 unskilled) were instructed to throw(More)
This study compared type of habitual exercise and meal form on diet-induced thermogenesis (DIT) in 29 men age 19-28 yr. Resting metabolic rate (RMR) and DIT response to solid-meal (bar) vs. liquid-meal (shake) ingestion were measured via indirect calorimetry; classifications were sedentary (n = 9), endurance trained (n = 11), or resistance trained (n = 9).(More)
Background. Empathic communication skills are critical to providing high-quality nursing care to holistically understand the patient's perspective. A survey research design was used to address the research questions discussed in this study. Data consisted of responses from nursing students attending accredited programs in the southeastern United Sates using(More)
BACKGROUND Motivational interviewing (MI) has demonstrated a significant impact as an intervention strategy for addiction management, change in lifestyle behaviors, and adherence to prescribed medication and other treatments. Key elements to studying MI include training in MI of professionals who will use it, assessment of skills acquisition in trainees,(More)