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Appreciation is extended to all S-278 regional project participants who provided comments on an earlier version of this paper, especially Jeff LaFrance and to Jug Capps, two anonymous reviewers, and the editor for comments that helped improve the paper. Deborah Reed is thanked for providing the grading key used in measuring health information knowledge and(More)
Consumer opinions, experiences, and product recommendations posted on online WOM sites have become a major information source in consumer purchase decisions. However, prior research has largely focused on the influence of a single source of WOM – particularly retailer-hosted WOM. This study investigates the relative impact of multiple WOM information on(More)
User participations in virtual communities include both information seeking and sharing behaviors to varying degrees. The intentions to share and to seek information may have different motivations.. However, existing studies rarely analyze the intentions for both types of behaviors. This study explicates the antecedents of the two types of usage intentions(More)
[Purpose] This study describes the characteristics of injuries in strike and non-strike combat sports, and the results are intended for use in the area of sports physiotherapy research. [Subjects and Methods] The study was conducted on 159 athletes involved in a variety of combat sports. The participants included elite college players of the following(More)
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a progressive resistance training (PRT) program on the walking ability of chronic stroke patients with hemiparesis following chronic stroke. [Subjects and Methods] The participants of this study were fifteen hemiplegic patients. The main outcomes measured for this study were the peak torque(More)
Respiratory rehabilitation of health care system is an important way to improve lung function in patients with respiratory dysfunction caused by genetically determined neuropathy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and others. The purpose of this study was to analyze the differences in the respirogram phase between elite boxing athletes and(More)
[Purpose] Respiratory function is important for patients including athletes who require physical therapy for respiratory dysfunction. The purpose of the present study was to analyze the differences in the respirograms between Korean wrestling athletes and nonathletes according to phase for the study of sports physiotherapy. [Subjects and Methods](More)