Recent Submissions

  • Associations between cytokines, endocrine stress response, and gastrointestinal symptoms in autism spectrum disorder 

    Ferguson, Bradley J.; Hartnett, Kaitlyn B.; Marler, Sarah; Altstein, Lily L.; Lee, Evon Batey; Mazurek, Micah O.; McLaughlin, Aaron; Macklin, Eric A.; McDonnell, Erin; Davis, Daniel; Belenchia, Anthony M.; Hagan, Catherine E.; Peterson, Catherine A.; Bauman, Margaret L.; Margolis, Kara Gross; Veenstra-VanderWeele, Jeremy; Beversdorf, David Q. (Published by authors, 2015)
    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by impairments in social communication and abnormal repetitive behavior patterns. Recent studies have shown a strong association between ASD and gastrointestinal (GI) ...
  • Perceptions regarding adolescent pregnancy among a group of Thai adolescents in Sweden 

    Udmuangpia, Tipparat; Häggström-Nordin, Elisabet; Worawong, Chiraporn; Tanglakmankhong, Kamonthip; Bloom, Tina (2015)
    Overview: About 14% of Swedish adolescents are immigrants. This population is at higher risk of adolescent pregnancy. These adolescents have been socialized in two different societies and in two different cultures where ...
  • Leisure time physical inactivity, obesity and diabetes : rates in the southern United States 

    O'Connor, Jennifer; Scharff, Jane; Wipke-Tevis, Deidre (2015)
    Purpose: To explore changes in and relationships among leisure time physical INactivity (LTPIA), obesity & DM rates in the US from 1994-2012. Conclusions: Age adjusted LTPIA, Obesity & DM rates are higher in the South ...
  • Preventing severity of oral mucositis for the adult receiving in-patient chemotherapy 

    Johnson, Jessica R. (2013-04)
    Unmanaged oral mucositis increases health care cost and decreases quality of life. For the patient, it is important to establish the best practice for managing mucositis. Neglect of appropriate management leads to increased ...
  • TigerPlace, a State-Academic-Private Project to Revolutionize Traditional Long Term Care 

    Rantz, Marilyn J.; Porter, Rosemary T., 1944-; Cheshier, Debra; Otto, Donna; Servey, Charles H.; Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); Aud, Myra A., 1947-; Skubic, Marge; Tyrer, Harry W.; He, Zhihai, 1973-; Demiris, George; Alexander, Gregory Lynn, 1961-; Taylor, Gene (Taylor & Francis, 2008)
    The Aging in Place Project at the University of Missouri (MU) required legislation in 1999 and 2001 to be fully realized. An innovative home health agency was initiated by the Sinclair School of Nursing specifically to ...
  • TigerPlace: An Innovative Educational and Research Environment 

    Rantz, Marilyn J.; Aud, Myra A., 1947-; Alexander, Gregory Lynn, 1961-; Oliver, Debra; Minner, De; Skubic, Marge; Keller, James M.; He, Zhihai, 1973-; Popescu, Mihail, 1962-; Demiris, George; Miller, Steve (AAAI, 2008-11)
    A one of a kind project based on the concept of aging in place is in progress at the University of Missouri (MU). This project required legislation in 1999 and 2001 to be fully realized. A specialized home health agency ...
  • One health: a guiding imperative 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann) (2010-03)
    Given the large proportion of households that include pets, this is perhaps a most important time to consider human-companion animal interaction as a vehicle to facilitate One Health (human-animal health). The potential ...
  • Shelter Dog Behavior Improvement: Dog Walking as Enrichment 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); McKenney, Charlotte; McCune, Sandra (2010-03)
    Background: Several million dogs are euthanized in animal shelters annually after multiple relinquishment reasons (Scarlett, 2002; Salman, 1998; New, 2000 & Kass, 2001). Gains in pet adoptions are happening via shelter ...
  • Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound, & Stay Fit for Seniors 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); McKenney, Charlotte; McCune, Sandra (2010-04)
    Background: Obesity rates in older adults are linked with the national problem of limited physical activity (PA), resulting in chronic illness. Obesity-related illness and functional loss require innovative interventions. ...