Recent Submissions

  • The relationship between internet use, self-efficacy, health literacy and health 

    Watson, Linda Alane (Wichita State University, 2013-12)
    Over the last few years, Internet use has expanded to the older adult population, according to the Pew Internet Project, 53% of adults aged 65 and over are now online (2012). Once online, studies have suggested that seeking ...
  • The impact of active lifestyle on functional fitness level of older women 

    Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel (Wichita State University, 2012-07)
    As adults reach advanced ages, the purpose of physical activity may shift from disease prevention to functional fitness and mobility. The purpose of the study is to test the hypothesis that engaging in an active lifestyle ...
  • Assessment of community fall prevention toolkit 

    Keuter, Kayla R. (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
    Falls are the leading cause of injury among adults age 65 years and older. Falls in older adults result in physical disability, emotional distress, and financial burdens. Risk factors for falls include: poor vision, ...
  • Increasing the physical activity level in older women 

    Gurnsey, Jennifer (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
    The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends older adults (OA) spend 30min/5d/wk engaging in moderate intensity physical activity (MVPA). PURPOSE: To determine the efficacy of detailed feedback (FB) to ...

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