Manoj Sharma

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BACKGROUND An increasing number of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) studies are being conducted with nonclinical populations, but very little is known about their effectiveness. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy, mechanisms of actions, and moderators of MBSR for nonclinical populations. DATA SOURCES A systematic review of studies published in(More)
The purpose of this article was to review primary prevention interventions targeting childhood obesity implemented in the after school environment from 2006 and 2011. A total of 20 interventions were found from 25 studies. Children in the interventions ranged from kindergarten to middle schoolers, however a majority was in the 4th and 5th grades. Most of(More)
With the development of wireless communication technology, various wireless networks have been deployed. Heterogeneous networks will be dominant in the next generation wireless networks. In such networks, providing a seamless handoff by selecting the appropriate network is one of the key issues. In order to be always best connected for various applications,(More)
BACKGROUND The issue of childhood overweight and obesity has become a global public health crisis. School-based interventions have been developed and implemented to combat this growing concern. The purpose of this review is to compare and contrast U.S. and international school-based obesity prevention interventions and highlight efficacious strategies. (More)
—The Radio Frequency Identification System (RFID) has become a popular system and its applications has reached in most of the fields like toll bridge, supply chain management and defense sector [8]. The RFID has also entered into the field of medical sciences [4, 7]. Everyday, RFID tags are becoming very small and their dimensions are also reducing to 0.002(More)
INTRODUCTION In 2012 in China, 52.9% of men were reported to smoke while only 2.4% of women smoked. This study explored the smoking-related Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) among young adult male smokers. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in four municipal areas of Chongqing using a questionnaire administered to 536 natives young male(More)
Vitamin D deficiency is not uncommon even in the sunny land of India. Lack of sun exposure and inadequate oral intake are both responsible for vitamin D deficiency. This article provides a retrospective, examining the effects of Vitamin D deficiency in 71 patients. The study's inclusion criterion was low vitamin D level combined with musculoskeletal(More)
BACKGROUND The home and family environment is a highly influential psychosocial antecedent of pediatric obesity. Implementation of conventional family- and home-based childhood obesity interventions is challenging for parents, often requiring them to attend multiple educational sessions. Attrition rates for traditional interventions are frequently high due(More)