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The Move for Your Health Pilot Study is a 16-week study in older cancer survivors to replace and break-up sedentary activity with short bouts of light physical activity.
This pilot study will determine the feasibility and acceptability of a mobile health (mHealth) intervention to replace and break-up sedentary time with intermittent bouts of light physical activity. The intervention uses an electronic activity monitor ("Jawbone UP2"; worn on the wrist) that pairs with a mobile app, which together promote awareness and enable self-monitoring of both physical activity (steps per day) and inactivity (wristband gently vibrates after a specified time of inactivity). Pre-post intervention change in objective, subjective, and biologic data will be compared between groups.
Health Coaching and Tech Support, Tech Support Only
University of New Mexico
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-20T19:52:14-0400
The investigators are enrolling 150 young women 13-25 years old diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in Baltimore to receive community health nurse (CHN) clinical support visit...
This study assess the effectiveness of novel cognitive intervention utilizing tablet apps (TECH protocol: Tablet Enhancement of Cognition and Health) to improve cognitive abilities, daily ...
This study assess the feasibility of novel cognitive intervention utilizing tablet apps (TECH protocol: Tablet Enhancement of Cognition and Health) in terms of relevance, adherence, suitab...
In our past work we found many drivers had high blood pressure, and lifestyles that led to being overweight and not having cancer screenings performed. We are now adding to the Health Fair...
The aim of this project is to evaluate whether use of wearable tech increases physical activity in patients participating in inpatient rehabilitation for overweight and obesity.
We introduce a new approach for a continuous loop tendon-graft preparation, benchmarking it against established graft preparation techniques widely used in conjunction with non-adjustable interference...
Common themes and emerging trends for the use of technology to support mental health and psychosocial well-being in limited resource settings: A review of the literature: Common themes and emerging trends for eMental health in limited resource settings.
There are significant disparities in access to mental health care. With the burgeoning of technologies for health, digital tools have been leveraged within mental health and psychosocial support progr...
Purpose Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is an intervention approach that can promote communication and language in children with multiple disabilities who are beginning communicators....
This study examines the feasibility of an oral health coaching program involving practical support on individual level to staff in a nursing home in Sweden, aiming to improve oral health care-related ...
During a global catastrophe such as a nuclear winter, in which sunlight and temperatures are reduced across every latitude, to maintain global agricultural output it is necessary to grow some crops un...
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Systems that provide all or most of the items necessary for maintaining life and health. Provisions are made for the supplying of oxygen, food, water, temperature and pressure control, disposition of carbon dioxide and body waste. The milieu may be a spacecraft, a submarine, or the surface of the moon. In medical care, usually under hospital conditions, LIFE SUPPORT CARE is available. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary)
Financial support of research activities.
Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
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