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  • Lewgood, Jessica Toni (Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina, 2013-10)
    The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of two exercise training protocols for 12 weeks in individuals with mild to moderate Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Participants were randomly assigned to one of three groups: ...
  • McLeod, Katherine M; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    In Canada approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 8 men over 50 years of age suffer from osteoporosis. Adequate calcium intake plays a fundamental role in the prevention and management of osteoporosis; however, the majority ...
  • McLeod, Katherine M.; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
    Purpose: Measurement of bone mineral density (BMD) using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the method of choice for detecting low bone mass and increased risk of osteoporotic fracture; however, DXA is costly and ...
  • Shukla, Riddhi; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    Falls are a major threat to the health of older adults. Compared to older adults who live in the community, residents of longterm care (LTC) facilities fall two to four times more often, and are twice as likely to injure ...
  • McLeod, Katherine M. (Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina, 2013-08)
    Osteoporosis and its related fractures pose a major public health concern and a considerable economic burden on health care systems. There are recognized gaps, not only in care between best practice and actual care ...
  • Harris, Jonathan; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    Objectives: Physiologic effects of aging combined with abnormal cognitive decline often lead to decreased functional independence among older adults with dementia. Those who reside in long-term care (LTC) are even more ...
  • Woods, Meghan Anne (Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina, 2013-07)
    The lifetime prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in Canada is estimated to be 25% (Ellsberg & Heise, 2005; Seager, 2003). Survivors of IPV report experiencing sleep difficulties (M. A. Woods, & Hampton, 2008) ...