Faith A Gagnon

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PURPOSE To evaluate whether helmets increase the incidence and/or severity of cervical spine injury; decrease the incidence of head injury; and/or increase the incidence of collisions (as a reflection of adverse effects on peripheral vision and/or auditory acuity) among young skiers and snowboarders. METHODS During one ski season (1998-99) at a world(More)
The World Health Organization conceived "health-promoting schools" as a means of providing the information and support systems necessary for the worldwide changes in behavior that are needed to improve health globally and decrease health care costs. We developed and evaluated a model of progressively implementing health-promoting schools with support from(More)
UNLABELLED Various investigators using near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) have reported differing patterns of cytochrome C oxidase (cytochrome a,a3) redox status in similar brain oxygenation studies. We investigated whether distinctive differences could be due to combinations of variations in temperature, hematocrit, pH, and glucose. METHODS Thirty-six(More)
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