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  • Steyl, Tania; Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, 2011)
    Background: Substance use among youth is a worldwide epidemic that impacts negatively on the health sector as well as the family and society. Early student life is a time of tremendously high motivation to conform to the ...
  • Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
    Background: According to the World Health Organization global alcohol consumption has increased in recent decades, with most of this increase occurring in developing countries. Added to this is the concern of the increased ...
  • Frantz, Jose M.; Phillips, Julie; Rhoda, Anthea (Nova Southeastern University, 2011)
    Purpose: Mentoring is a professional development approach that can be effectively used in improving publication outputs among academics. The challenge to develop academics in the area of publication is essential. This study ...
  • Rhoda, Anthea; Maurtin-Cairncross, Anita; Phillips, Julie; Witbooi, Sally (University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    Although women fulfil and play meaningful roles in the academic life of universities, their contributions have seldom been acknowledged. The voices of women outside of the dominant western context of knowledge production ...
  • Phillips, Julie; Steyl, Tania (LAM Publications Limited, 2008)
    Alcohol abuse is a major concern on college and university campuses. Heavy episodic drinking or binge drinking has also become a major health hazard. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between binge ...
  • Nankwanga, Annet; Phillips, Julie; Neema, Stella (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Introduction: This paper presents HIV/AIDS experiences of elderly persons in Uganda as revealed by an ongoing descriptive cross-sectional study covering eight districts, namely: Pallisa, Kampala, Jinja, Lira, Nebbi, Ntungamo, ...
  • Niyonsenga, J.D.; Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, 2013)
    Background: Female soccer has grown tremendously in the last decade. Studies have suggested that female soccer players are more susceptible to injuries than their male counterparts, and their vulnerability is due mainly ...
  • Kanyoni, Maurice; Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Background: The size of the elderly population both in numbers and proportions of the whole world is increasing rapidly. The increase in the number of elderly people in the world will exert a big impact on health and social ...
  • Hendricks, Candice; Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western, 2011)
    Design: A narrative review Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight some common extrinsic and intrinsic risk factors associated with running injuries that should be considered in the management and prevention of ...
  • Figaji, Tamara; Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    BACKGROUND: Although the health benefits of physical activity have been proven, many children and adolescents still do not meet the recommended guidelines for sufficient physical activity. The purpose of this investigation ...
  • Phillips, Julie; Malcolm, C. (Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, 2010)
    Violence is a problem of epidemic proportions among the youth both internationally and locally. Women and girls are not immune to the high levels of violence in society. The overall purpose of this study was to gain a ...
  • Moodley, Colleen; Phillips, Julie (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance/LAM Publications Limited, 2011)
    The impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic is mostly felt by adolescents as half of all new HIV/AIDS infections have occurred in people aged 15-24 years. Statistics show that campaigns implemented by the South African government ...
  • Phillips, Julie; Niyonsenga, J.D. (LAM Publications Limited, 2013)
    Soccer or football is regarded as an increasingly popular sport for women. Several studies highlighted the increased injury rate proportionally to its increased participation. Researchers are of the opinion that some ...
  • Frantz, Jose M.; Rhoda, Anthea; Rowe, Michael; Phillips, Julie; Karachi, F; Mlenzana, Nondwe; Pharaoh, H; Steyl, Tania; Struthers, Patricia (South African Society of Physiotherapy, 2010)
    A growing shift towards research and evidence based practice in academia is associated with requirements to disseminate research results in the form of publication in peer reviewed journals. Mentoring has been identified ...
  • Nizeamana, E.; Phillips, Julie (LAM Publications Limited, 2006)
    In the developing world, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa, physical inactivity along with tobacco use, poor diet and nutrition are increasingly parts of today’s lifestyle. The aim of this study was to assess the levels of ...
  • Kabanda, A.; Phillips, Julie (LAM Publications Limited, 2011)
    Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common non-communicable diseases, and is the fifth leading cause of death in most developing countries. Regular physical activity is strongly recommended for individuals with diabetes ...
  • Frantz, Jose M.; Phillips, Julie; Matheri, Joseph M.; Kibet, Joanne J. (Routledge, 2011)
    This article presents a brief history of the disability movement in East Africa and is the first study of its kind in Kenya. The study aimed to determine the physical activity levels of disabled and non-disabled children ...
  • Karuguti, W.; Frantz, Jose M.; Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western, 2011)
    Introduction: Literature indicates that physical activity is a health practice that can prevent chronic diseases of lifestyle. It is recommended that medical practitioners, among them physicians, should hold the responsibility ...
  • Banyangiriki, J.; Phillips, Julie (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2013)
    The main finding of this survey is not only the high prevalence (36%) of hypertension among employees in Rwanda but also the high prevalence of individuals not aware of their hypertension (33%).
  • Frantz, Jose M.; Rhoda, Anthea; Struthers, Patricia; Phillips, Julie (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010)
    Objective: Research productivity is an important activity among academics. This study was done to document the research productivity of the academics of a physiotherapy department in South Africa. Method: An archival ...