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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-22T14:08:21-0400
The purpose of this study is to examine two approaches for improving long-term weight loss success. All participants will receive a 12-week, in-person standard behavioral weight loss progr...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether adding interactive video communication to dispatch instruction improves the quality of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in simulate...
Current pre-colonoscopy instructions are given to patients in the form of a written or printed instruction set. We have developed a web-based instruction system which aims to provide a mor...
The investigators looked at the effect that video instruction located at www.useinhalers.com would have on improving inhaler technique at a hospital in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The investigator...
Testing four different strategies for weight loss intervention and revealing possible changes in composition of gut microbiota, in order to provide more insight in the effect of dietary ch...
When teaching technical skills, educators often include a mix of learner self-regulation and direct instruction. Appropriate sequencing of these activities-such as allowing learners a period of discov...
Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is crucial to prevent disease spread. Recent studies in human medicine have shown disconcerting inconsistencies in the use of PPE in hospital wards. I...
The two present studies examined the influence of perspective instructions given during encoding and retrieval on the recall of a visual event. Participants viewed slides or a film depicting a day in ...
We compared the effects of the effects of self-instructions in the form of prose or song lyrics in the acquisition of gross motor tasks in 4 third-grade children. We taught participants 4 pairs of gro...
The objective of this study is to determine if consumption of fish and other dietary elements are related to the serum PCB levels of a group of adolescents. A dietary pattern approach is used to provi...
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
Works consisting of nonfiction films and video designed to teach, instruct, or train. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
Instruction in which learners progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks, or electromechanical devices that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step, and provide immediate feedback about achievement. (ERIC, Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1996).
Iron or iron compounds used in foods or as food. Dietary iron is important in oxygen transport and the synthesis of the iron-porphyrin proteins hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, and cytochrome oxidase. Insufficient amounts of dietary iron can lead to iron-deficiency anemia.
Phosphorus used in foods or obtained from food. This element is a major intracellular component which plays an important role in many biochemical pathways relating to normal physiological functions. High concentrations of dietary phosphorus can cause nephrocalcinosis which is associated with impaired kidney function. Low concentrations of dietary phosphorus cause an increase in calcitriol in the blood and osteoporosis.