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Lower Extremity Strength and Mechanics During Jumping in Women With Patellofemoral Pain
Context: Lower extremity (LE) weakness might be associated with altered mechanics during weight bearing in subjects with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). Objective: To analyze LE strength, mechanics, and the association ...
Use of a Pressure Vest to Reduce the Physiological Arousal of People with Profound Intellectual and Physical Disabilities During Routine Nail Care
(East Carolina University, 2009)
This single subject ABAB study explored whether the use of a commercially available deep pressure vest would decrease physiological arousal in a male with profound mental retardation during nail care activities. ...
Assessing the Risk of IADL Tasks from the Perspective of Medically-at-risk Older Adults and their Caregivers
(East Carolina University, 2009)
The purpose of this study was to was to understand the impact of chronic disease on the functional ability of older adults by determining which instrumental activities of dialing living (IADL) are most meaningful and may ...
Spontaneous Discharge Patterns in Cochlear Spiral Ganglion Cells Prior to the Onset of Hearing in Cats
(East Carolina University, 2007-10)
Spontaneous neural activity has been recorded in the auditory nerve of cats as early as 2 days postnatal (P2 ), yet individual auditory neurons do not respond to ambient sound levels below 90–100 dB SPL until about P10. ...
Osteopontin is not Critical for Otoconia Formation or Balance Function
(East Carolina University, 2008-06)
Unlike the structural and mechanical role of bone crystals, the inertial mass of otoconia crystals provides a shearing force to stimulate the mechanoreceptors of the utricle and saccule (the gravity receptor organ)under ...
TAG - YOU'RE IT! Conflict Management Skills
(East Carolina University, 2006)
Redefining the Roles of Health Information Management Professionals in Health Information Technology
(East Carolina University, 2009-09)
Health information technology (HIT) is being sought as one of the key elements to streamline the process of providing healthcare to improve quality and harness cost. It is hoped that HIT will lead to a more cost-efficient ...
Using Wiki in an Online Record Documentation Systems Course
(East Carolina University, 2008-01-30)
We report a case study using a wiki tool, Confluence, including a brief history, current status, and motivations for using Confluence. We describe how we created two spaces on Confluence for two consecutive classes, 2006 ...
Teaching Workflow Analysis and Lean Thinking via Simulation: A Formative Evaluation
(East Carolina University, 2009-04)
This article presents the rationale for the design and development of a video simulation used to teach lean thinking and workflow analysis to health services and health information management students enrolled in a course ...
Utilization of Information Technology in Eastern North Carolina Physician Practices: Determining the Existence of a Digital Divide
(East Carolina University, 2008)
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has emphasized the importance of utilizing health information technologies, thus making the availability of electronic resources critical for physicians ...