Michael Lewis

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The effectS' of a 2.,.ear health-related school physical education program on standardized academic achievement scores was assessed in 759 childn-n who completed Metropolitan Achievement TestS' befare and after the program. Schools wen'randomly assigned to condition: (a) Speciali5tS' taught the Sports, Play, and Active Recreation for Kids cumculum; (b)(More)
i This document has been approved for publication by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. This document describes existing knowledge on the use of bioaccumulation data as part of sediment quality assessments. It is not intended to serve as guidance(More)
BACKGROUND An ad hoc peer-review committee was jointly appointed by Drug Authorities and Industry in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 1999/2000 to review the evidence for a causal relation between phenacetin-free analgesics and nephropathy. The committee found the evidence as inconclusive and requested a new case-control study of adequate design. (More)
BACKGROUND The association between intake of non-phenacetin-containing analgesics and the occurrence of chronic renal failure is still controversially discussed. A new epidemiologic study was planned and conducted in Germany and Austria. METHODS/DESIGN The objective of the international, multicenter case-control study was to evaluate the association(More)
INTRODUCTION Brand equity and consumer loyalty play a role in continued purchasing behaviour; however, this research has largely focused on non-addictive products without counter-marketing tactics. We examined the impact of brand equity (price premium, market share) and consumer loyalty (switching rates) on smoking cessation (discontinued cigarette(More)
Keywords: Unfamiliar environments Barriers Spatial anxiety Landmarks Ageing in place Older visitors Pedestrians a b s t r a c t A limited number of studies look at older people's use of space outside the 'home' environment, particularly unfamiliar, public urban space. Such unfamiliarity can be created through older people travelling as tourists to new(More)