Tamar Z Semerjian

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CONTEXT Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are increasingly common in athletic settings. The MRSA knowledge and infection-control practices of certified athletic trainers (ATs) and the cleanliness of the athletic training room are important factors in preventing MRSA infections. OBJECTIVE To assess knowledge of MRSA and the use(More)
This study examined the relationships between older women's comparison styles, physical self-perceptions, and functional fitness. Participants were community-dwelling women (N = 102, age 65-99) living in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Individuals were categorized as relying primarily on social comparisons, temporal comparisons, or a(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine acute metabolic and heart rate responses in individuals with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI) during stepping and standing with body weight support (BWS). DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING Therapeutic exercise research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Nonambulatory individuals with chronic, motor complete SCI between T5 and T12 (n=8)(More)
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