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    • Assessment of community fall prevention toolkit 

      Keuter, Kayla R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      Falls are the leading cause of injury death among adults age 65 years and older. There are many fall prevention programs to help reduce fall risk factors. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a locally developed ...
    • Assessment of health care professionals' attitudes and knowledge about older adults 

      Heath, Kathleen; Smith, Alysia (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
      INTRODUCTION: The aging population is continuing to increase in size and so are their healthcare needs. Healthcare professionals' knowledge of and attitudes toward the health and well-being of this population may affect ...
    • Health literacy in older adults: fall prevention and health literacy in the State of Kansas 

      Vincent, Logan; Reyes, Jared (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
      Low health literacy skills continue to be reported within the published literature. Health literacy levels for older adults are reported to predict health outcomes. This study investigated health literacy rates and fall ...
    • Impact of moderate intensity physical activity on the functional fitness of older women-- Restricted access to full text 

      Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; Morgan, Amy L.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      As adults reach advanced ages, the purpose of physical activity (PA) may shift from disease prevention to functional fitness (FF) and mobility. PURPOSE: To determine the amount of activity necessary to positively impact ...
    • 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 ...
    • Increasing the physical activity level of older women 

      Gurnsey, Jennifer; Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends older adults (OA) spend 30min/5d/wk engaging in moderate intensity physical activity (MVPA). However, OA spend considerable time engaging in low-level activity and ...