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PERCEPTIONS OF VIOLENCE IN A FORMER SLUM IN BRAZIL : A PHENOMENOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION
(East Carolina University, 2010)
Background: This qualitative study focused on violence as perceived by residents of the slum (favela) of Vila Nova located in the outskirts of Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. At the time of this study, Vila Nova had existed ...
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND GREENWAY USAGE AMONG PROXIMATE AND NON-PROXIMATE RESIDENTS
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of obesity and can help people live longer, healthier lives. One mechanism to increase physical activity and reduce the risk of obesity is to facilitate active living. Greenways ...
The Relationship Between Recreational Activity Participation and Vision Related Quality of Life Among Adults with Visual Impairment
(East Carolina University, 2013)
The purpose of this study was to understand the relationship between number of activities individuals participated in, recreation participation frequency, and the meaning of recreational activity participation and factors ...
Identification of Stress in Latino Families who have Young Exceptional Children
(East Carolina University, 2014)
The Latino population in the US is growing and there are many stressors that can accompany life in a new country; much more so when a family has a child with special needs. The aim of the present study is to explore the ...