Jean Alexander

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In normal children, sex, age, height and weight account for approximately 50% to 70% of variance in the strength scores obtained by quantitative measurements. Although quantitative techniques accurately measure the forces generated by muscle contraction, technical and psychological variables may cause some inconsistency of scores and contribute to the(More)
Freedom of information—a citizen's right to request and obtain information from the state—tends to be regarded as an unproblematic good. That is precisely why this excellent book by two South African scholars is so valuable. Colin Darch is a researcher based at the Af-Centre for Information Literacy as well as Professor of Librarianship at the University of(More)
John Steinbeck's 1937 novella Of Mice and Men is one of the most popular works of American literature and also one of the most widely studied. Although deemed a failure by Steinbeck himself, this brief fable about two itinerant California ranch hands went on to win largely favorable reviews , selection by the Book of the Month Club, and successful(More)
The inter-rater reliability and criterion validity of gross vs specific ratings of activities of daily living (ADL) were compared. Forty-three physical therapy students rated 6 patients performing 16 ADL on videotape. With controls for tape order presentation and order of protocol use, specific ratings were found to be more reliable than gross ratings in(More)
This study attempted to measure whether immediate videotape feedback would improve the degree of motor learning and ambulation performances of amputee patients. Twelve amputee patients were randomly assigned either to a control or to an experimental group. Subjects in the experimental group were videotaped during four sessions at weekly intervals and were(More)
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