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Physical activity and sport as a tool to include disabled children in Kenyan schools
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 ...
Injury prevalence of netball players in South Africa: the need for injury prevention
(SA Society of Physiotherapy, 2012)
This study aimed to establish baseline data for injury prevalence, mechanism of injury, injury severity and management of injuries in netball players in South Africa. A cross sectional descriptive design was employed to ...
Health promotion needs of physically disabled individuals with lower limb amputation in Rwanda
(Taylor and Francis, 2005)
PURPOSE. The objectives of the study were to identify the health-related behaviors among physically disabled individuals with lower limb amputation resident in Rwanda, the factors that influenced these behaviors, and the ...
Student evaluation of a Clinical Self-Study Laboratory
INTRODUCTION: Being clinically competent is an essential component of any nursing curricula to ensure that on completion the nursing graduates are able to practice safely and effectively as a nurse. Clinical Self-Study ...
Mapping the existing body of health policy implementation research in lower income settings: what is covered and what are the gaps?
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014)
This article uses 85 peer-reviewed articles published between 1994 and 2009 to characterize and synthesize aspects of the health policy analysis literature focusing on policy implementation in low- and middle-income ...
Working conditions of social workers in rural areas in South Africa
(Unisa Press, 2004)
This article presents the results of one of the aspects of an exploratory study that was conducted by the author with rural social workers. The working conditions of 45 social workers are described.
Praktykillustrasie van die vorming en terminering van n terapeutiese sisteem volgens ekosistemiese denke
(Unisa Press, 1996)
This article presents an illustration of how an ecosystemic perspective was used in a family therapy case study. Two ecosystemic concepts were used to discuss the case study. They are: the language determination of the ...
Participatory learning: a people centred way of working in community development
(Unisa Press, 1995)
In this article the authors propose a participatory learning approach to skill and knowledge acquisition in people centered community development knowing that it isn't always quick and easy but exciting and worth it.
Cardiovascular disease risk factors, musculoskeletal health, physical fitness, and occupational performance in firefighters: A narrative review
(Hindawi Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2022)
Introduction. Firefighting is a strenuous occupation that requires firefighters to be in peak physical condition. However, many firefighters have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, impaired musculoskeletal health, ...