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Leisure boredom and adolescent risk behaviour: a systematic literature review
(Taylor & Francis, 2009)
There has been very little research investigating leisure boredom and risk behaviour among adolescents in South Africa. A systematic review of literature was conducted to synthesise current knowledge within the field of ...
Leisure boredom and high school dropout in Cape Town, South Africa
This prospective cohort study investigated whether leisure boredom predicts high school dropout. Leisure boredom is the perception that leisure experiences do not satisfy the need for optimal arousal. Participants completed ...
Information for human resource management
(Health Systems Trust, 2005)
This chapter emphasises the need for a routine information system for Human Resources Management (HRM). It provides an assessment of the current information system for HRM using a case study approach. It also outlines a ...
Day labourers, unemployment and socio-economic development in South Africa
(Springer Verlag, 2009)
One of the most visible forms of unemployment is the men who stand at the side of the road or on corners daily, waiting for any job that may come their way. It is estimated that there are nearly 1,000 places in South ...
Revisiting Paulo Freire as a theoretical base for participatory practices for social workers
(University of Stellenbosch, 2002)
Influence of previous participation in physical activity on its perceptions among tertiary institution students
(Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation,Sport and Dance/LAM Publications Limited, 2006)
Physical inactivity is one of the leading causes of the major non-communicable diseases, which contribute substantially to the global burden of diseases, death and disability. The burden of mortality, morbidity ...
Community intervention for the emerging epidemic of non-communicable diseases
(MedPharm Publications, 2006)
BACKGROUND: Community health workers (CHWs) are lay people trained to assist with health care in their communities. This study took place at two sites in Khayelitsha, a township in the Cape Peninsula, from 2000 ...
Physical inactivity as one of the chronic disease risk factors among high school learners in public schools in a local community in South Africa
(Stellenbosch University, 2006)
This study aimed to determine the physical activity levels and existence of risk factors associated with chronic diseases of lifestyle among high school learners. A crosssectional research design was used to obtain ...
Strengthening human resources for primary health care
(Health Systems Trust, 2008)
This chapter reviews the progress made in recent years to strengthen human resources to deliver health care within a Primary Health Care approach. It focuses specifically on the availability and preparedness of old and ...
Determinants of obesity in an urban township of South Africa
(MedPharm Publications, 2008)
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity, and identify factors associated with Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) among adults residing in an urban township in South Africa. DESIGN: ...