Diane L Thomason

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Occupational health nurses are positioned to restore and maintain worker health, well-being, and safety, thereby increasing productivity. A model of practice is needed that provides a comprehensive worker-environment perspective. A model that incorporates reciprocation and collaboration increases workers' engagement in their own health action plan. It(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic pain is highly prevalent. Current management is challenged by lack of validated objective measures like biological markers. Clinical pain studies employing exercise interventions have evaluated biomarkers; however, it is unclear how exercise impacts biomarkers involved in pain pathways and whether these markers are associated with(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this review is to evaluate self-management interventions among overweight and obese adolescents to direct future research and practice. METHODS Studies published between 2008 and 2014 were identified by electronic database searches. The Jadad Scoring of Quality Reports of Randomized Clinical Trials was used to evaluate the quality(More)
BACKGROUND Measuring adolescent perceptions of physical education (PE) activities is necessary in understanding determinants of school PE activity participation. This study assessed reliability and validity of the Physical Education Activities Scale (PEAS), a 41-item visual analog scale measuring high school adolescent perceptions of school PE activity(More)
Measuring adolescent perceptions of physical education (PE) activities is necessary in understanding determinants of school PE activity participation. The purpose of this study was to test initial estimates of reliability and validity of a new scale assessing high school adolescent perceptions of school PE activity with the Physical Education Activities(More)
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