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Maximizing usability: the principles of universal design.
  • M. Story
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Assistive technology : the official journal of…
  • 1998
The Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University has developed a set of seven Principles of Universal Design that may be used to guide the design process, to evaluate existing orExpand
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Associations of Weight-Based Teasing and Emotional Well-being Among Adolescents
Background Verbal harassment, such as bullying and hate speech, has received considerable attention recently, but less is known about weight-based teasing and its potential harmful effects on youngExpand
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Beliefs and Attitudes about Obesity among Teachers and School Health Care Providers Working with Adolescents
Abstract The aim of the present study was to assess and describe obesity-related beliefs and attitudes among school staff. Mailed surveys were completed by 115 science, health, home economics, andExpand
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Nutrition education in Minnesota public schools: Perceptions and practices of teachers
Abstract A random sample of 1890 elementary and secondary teachers in Minnesota public schools was surveyed to determine their perceptions and practices regarding nutrition education. The surveyExpand
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A Perspective on Family Meals: Do They Matter?
This article describes the social value of family meals and the impact of family meals on children's dietary quality, psychosocial health, and learning. Strategies for promoting family meals areExpand
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Preventing Obesity among Preschool Children: How Can Child-Care Settings Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity? Research Synthesis.
national programs of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Poor diet and lack of physical activity are major contributors to obesity. The preschool years are a critically important period for developingExpand
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An analysis of the effects of ramp slope on people with mobility impairments.
A study was conducted to evaluate the usability of the range of ramp slopes allowed under the current ADA accessibility guidelines. One hundred seventy-one subjects of all ages and using differentExpand
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Adolescents' views on food and nutrition
Abstract This study, which investigated the opinions and views of adolescents throughout the state of Minnesota, examines a range of nutrition-related topics. Using a small group discussion formatExpand
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Issues of self-image among overweight African-American and Caucasian adolescent girls
Abstract This study aimed to gather in-depth descriptions of the experiences of overweight adolescent girls to understand how they view themselves and their social context. The study further aimed toExpand
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