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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29770542/the-effect-of-health-coaching-on-treatment-adherence-self-efficacy-and-quality-of-life-in-patients-with-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease
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Derya Tülüce, Sevinç Kutlutürkan
AIM: The aim of this study was to determine the impact of health coaching on respiratory functions, treatment adherence, self-efficacy, and quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. METHODS: This study was conducted as an experimental study with non-randomized control group in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease individuals. The study group included a total of 54 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients (27 patients both health coaching and control groups), was selected between 13 July 2016 and 2 July 2017...
May 16, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29764798/development-of-a-web-portal-for-physical-activity-and-symptom-tracking-in-oncology-patients-protocol-for-a-prospective-cohort-study
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Michael Marthick, Haryana M Dhillon, Jennifer A Alison, Birinder S Cheema, Tim Shaw
BACKGROUND: Significant benefits accrue from increasing physical activity levels in people with a history of cancer. Physical activity levels can be increased using behavioral change interventions in this population. Access to Web portals and provision of activity monitors to provide feedback may support behavior change by encouraging patient engagement in physical therapy. The Web portal evaluated in this study will provide a system to monitor physical activity and sleep, for use by both clinician and patient, along with symptom and health-related quality of life tracking capabilities...
May 15, 2018: JMIR Research Protocols
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757076/economic-evaluation-of-concussion-programs-in-the-state-of-idaho-the-collective-potential-of-prevention-and-clinical-care
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Susie Bergeron, Hilary Flint, Zeynep Hansen
Concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, especially among young children, teenagers, and young adults, is a significant problem in Ada County, Idaho, and the United States. Although much has been learned about concussion, considerable controversy and gaps in knowledge still exist in many areas of research, leading to variation in concussion assessment, treatment, and management protocols. Health systems can positively impact concussion outcomes through community education and outreach, and provision of timely, coordinated, evidence-based clinical care...
May 14, 2018: Population Health Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755048/school-based-interprofessional-asthma-self-management-education-program-for-middle-school-students-a-feasibility-trial
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Ellen B Buckner, Donna J Copeland, Kristina S Miller, Timothy Op Holt
BACKGROUND: Asthma is the most common chronic disease among school-aged children under 18 years of age and is a major cause of morbidity, loss of school days, and increased hospitalizations. Asthma disproportionately affects low-income, minority youth in Alabama. The benefits of improving asthma control and self-management have significance for improving health, preventing disease, and reducing health disparities by addressing social, behavioral, environmental, economic, and medical determinants of health...
2018: Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29752027/reducing-challenging-behaviour-of-adults-with-intellectual-disabilities-in-supported-accommodation-a-cluster-randomized-controlled-trial-of-setting-wide-positive-behaviour-support
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Peter McGill, Leah Vanono, Will Clover, Emmett Smyth, Vivien Cooper, Lisa Hopkins, Nick Barratt, Christopher Joyce, Kate Henderson, Sheila Sekasi, Susy Davis, Roy Deveau
BACKGROUND: Improving the quality of social care through the implementation of setting-wide positive behaviour support (SWPBS) may reduce and prevent challenging behaviour. METHOD: Twenty-four supported accommodation settings were randomized to experimental or control conditions. Settings in both groups had access to individualized PBS either via the organisation's Behaviour Support Team or from external professionals. Additionally, within the experimental group, social care practice was reviewed and improvement programmes set going...
May 8, 2018: Research in Developmental Disabilities
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29720874/living-with-cystic-fibrosis-a-qualitative-study-of-a-life-coaching-intervention
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Karin Bæk Knudsen, Kirsten Arntz Boisen, Terese Lea Katzenstein, Laust Hvas Mortensen, Tacjana Pressler, Marianne Skov, Mary Jarden
Background: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a chronic, life-shortening disease with a significant treatment burden. To support young adults with CF in their everyday life, we previously conducted a life coaching feasibility trial (published elsewhere). The aim of the current study was to explore how life coaching was experienced by study participants within the context of their lives with CF. Methods: A qualitative study using individual interviews. Respondents (n=14) were recruited from the intervention group after participation in life coaching...
2018: Patient Preference and Adherence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29720124/ehls-at-school-school-age-follow-up-of-the-early-home-learning-study-cluster-randomized-controlled-trial
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Elizabeth M Westrupp, Clair Bennett, Meabh Cullinane, Naomi J Hackworth, Donna Berthelsen, Sheena Reilly, Fiona K Mensah, Lisa Gold, Shannon K Bennetts, Penny Levickis, Jan M Nicholson
BACKGROUND: Targeted interventions during early childhood can assist families in providing strong foundations that promote children's health and wellbeing across the life course. There is growing recognition that longer follow-up times are necessary to assess intervention outcomes, as effects may change as children develop. The Early Home Learning Study, or 'EHLS', comprised two cluster randomized controlled superiority trials of a brief parenting intervention, smalltalk, aimed at supporting parents to strengthen the early childhood home learning environment of infants (6-12 months) or toddlers (12-36 months)...
May 2, 2018: BMC Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29713795/digital-health-a-new-dimension-in-rheumatology-patient-care
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Suchitra Kataria, Vinod Ravindran
The new digital health innovations have opened up several opportunities to help the clinicians, patients and other caregivers of rheumatology healthcare system in maximizing efficiencies resulting in better patient outcomes. In the global context, digital health technology has the potential to bridge the distance gap between all the key stakeholders involved in rheumatology health care. In this review, we update on the recent advances in the field of digital health and highlight unique features of these technologies which would help in routine care...
April 30, 2018: Rheumatology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672341/cost-effectiveness-of-a-weight-management-program-implemented-in-the-worksite-translation-of-fuel-your-life
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Phaedra S Corso, Justin B Ingels, Heather M Padilla, Heather Zuercher, David M DeJoy, Robert J Vandenberg, Mark G Wilson
OBJECTIVE: Conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis of the Fuel Your Life (FYL) program dissemination. METHODS: Employees were recruited from three workplaces randomly assigned to one of the conditions: telephone coaching, small group coaching, and self-study. Costs were collected prospectively during the efficacy trial. The main outcome measures of interest were weight loss and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs). RESULTS: The phone condition was most costly ($601-$589/employee) and the self-study condition was least costly ($145-$143/employee)...
April 18, 2018: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671662/goal-setting-dynamics-that-facilitate-or-impede-a-client-centered-approach
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Dorothy Kessler, Ian Walker, Katrine Sauvé-Schenk, Mary Egan
BACKGROUND: Client-centred goal setting is central to the process of enabling occupation. Yet, there are multiple barriers to incorporating client-centred goal setting in practice. We sought to determine what might facilitate or impede the formation of client-centred goals in a context highly supportive of client-centred goal setting Methods: We used conversational analysis to examine goal-setting conversations that took place during a pilot trial of Occupational Performance Coaching for stroke survivors...
April 19, 2018: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629182/psychosocial-stress-factors-including-the-relationship-with-the-coach-and-their-influence-on-acute-and-overuse-injury-risk-in-elite-female-football-players
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Anne Marte Pensgaard, Andreas Ivarsson, Agnethe Nilstad, Bård Erlend Solstad, Kathrin Steffen
Background: The relationship between specific types of stressors (eg, teammates, coach) and acute versus overuse injuries is not well understood. Objective: To examine the roles of different types of stressors as well as the effect of motivational climate on the occurrence of acute and overuse injuries. Methods: Players in the Norwegian elite female football league (n=193 players from 12 teams) participated in baseline screening tests prior to the 2009 competitive football season...
2018: BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29617337/the-coaching-on-lifestyle-cool-intervention-for-overweight-and-obesity-a-longitudinal-study-into-participants-lifestyle-changes
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Celeste van Rinsum, Sanne Gerards, Geert Rutten, Nicole Philippens, Ester Janssen, Bjorn Winkens, Ien van de Goor, Stef Kremers
Combined lifestyle interventions (CLIs) can be effective in reducing weight and improving lifestyle-related behaviours but it is unclear how CLIs can best be implemented in practice in order to achieve sustained lifestyle changes. The Coaching on Lifestyle programme (CooL) is a CLI in the Netherlands, in which professional lifestyle coaches counsel adults and children (and/or their parents) who are obese or at high risk of obesity to achieve a sustained healthier lifestyle. The CooL intervention consists of group and individual sessions addressing the topics of physical activity, dietary behaviours, sleep and stress...
April 4, 2018: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29593625/the-potential-and-challenges-of-digital-well-being-interventions-positive-technology-research-and-design-in-light-of-the-bitter-sweet-ambivalence-of-change
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Sarah Diefenbach
Along with the dissemination of technical assistance in nearly every part of life, there has been growing interest in the potential of technology to support well-being and human flourishing. "Positive technology" thereby takes the responsible role of a "digital coach," supporting people in achieving personal goals and behavior change. The design of such technology requires knowledge of different disciplines such as psychology, design and human-computer interaction. However, possible synergies are not yet used to full effect, and it needs common frameworks to support a more deliberate design of the "therapeutic interaction" mediated through technology...
2018: Frontiers in Psychology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29551847/perspectives-of-youth-in-foster-care-on-essential-ingredients-for-promoting-self-determination-and-successful-transition-to-adult-life-my-life-model
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Laurie E Powers, Ann Fullerton, Jessica Schmidt, Sarah Geenen, Molly Oberweiser-Kennedy, JoAnn Dohn, May Nelson, Rosemary Iavanditti, Jennifer Blakeslee
Research clearly documents the serious challenges and poor outcomes experienced by many young people exiting foster care, as well as compounded disparities for the high percentage of youth in care who are identified with disabilities and/or mental health challenges. However, very little research has been conducted to specify or validate effective models for improving the transition trajectories of youth exiting care. Evidence suggests the My Life self-determination enhancement model offers a promising approach for supporting youths' self-determined and positive transition to adulthood...
February 2018: Children and Youth Services Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29549215/development-of-an-intervention-to-stimulate-physical-activity-in-hard-to-reach-physically-disabled-people-and-design-of-a-pilot-implementation-an-intervention-mapping-approach
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Leonie A Krops, Rienk Dekker, Jan H B Geertzen, Pieter U Dijkstra
INTRODUCTION: Physically disabled people are less physically active compared with healthy people. Existing physical activity (PA) interventions are limited in reach, since they are primarily rehabilitation or school based. The current study aims to develop a community-based intervention for stimulating PA in hard-to-reach physically disabled people. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: To systematically develop a PA-stimulating intervention, intervention mapping (six steps) was applied...
March 16, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29535560/age-of-peak-performance-in-50-km-ultramarathoners-is-it-older-than-in-marathoners
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Pantelis Theodoros Nikolaidis, Beat Knechtle
Purpose: Despite the increasing popularity of 50-km ultramarathons during the last few years, only limited information is available regarding the trends in its performance and participation. The aim of the present study was to examine the age of peak running performance in female and male 50-km ultramarathoners using second-order nonlinear regression analyses. Methods: Data from 494,414 runners (124,045 women and 370,369 men) who finished a 50-km ultramarathon between 1975 to 2016 were analyzed...
2018: Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29526077/sex-differences-in-the-age-of-peak-marathon-race-time
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Pantelis T. Nikolaidis, Thomas Rosemann, Beat Knechtle
Recent studies showed that women were older than men when achieving their fastest marathon race time. These studies, however, investigated a limited sample of athletes. We investigated the age of peak marathon performance in a large sample of female and male marathon finishers by using data from all finishers. We analyzed the age of peak marathon performance in 1-year and 5-year age intervals of 451,637 runners (i.e. 168,702 women and 282,935 men) who finished the ‘New York City Marathon’ between 2006 and 2016, using analysis of variance and non-linear regression analysis...
April 30, 2018: Chinese Journal of Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29509890/long-term-outcome-of-a-mental-health-promotion-program-in-germany
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Lisa Lyssenko, Gerhard Müller, Nikolaus Kleindienst, Christian Schmahl, Mathias Berger, Georg Eifert, Alexander Kölle, Siegmar Nesch, Jutta Ommer-Hohl, Michael Wenner, Martin Bohus
Mental health promotion programs (MHP) seek to reduce sub-syndromal symptoms of mental distress and enhance positive mental health. This study evaluates the long-term effects of a mindfulness-based MHP program ('Life Balance') provided by health coaches in a multi-site field setting on mental distress, satisfaction with life and resilience. Using a controlled design, propensity score matching was used to select a control group for participants of the MHP. The total study sample (N = 3624) comprised 83% women, with a mean age of 50 years...
March 2, 2018: Health Promotion International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29505867/hombre-a-randomized-controlled-trial-to-compare-two-approaches-to-weight-loss-for-overweight-and-obese-latino-men-hombres-con-opciones-para-mejorar-el-bienestar-y-bajar-el-riesgo-de-enfermedades-cr%C3%A3-nicas-men-with-choices-to-improve-well-being-and-decrease
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Lisa G Rosas, Nan Lv, Kristen M J Azar, Lan Xiao, Steven P Hooker, Megan A Lewis, Patricia Zavella, Elizabeth M Venditti, Jun Ma
Latino men bear a disproportionate burden of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.However, limited behavioral lifestyle intervention research has focused on Latino men. This trial compares two approaches to weight loss for overweight and obese Latino men: 1) HOMBRE is a culturally adapted intervention that provides individual choice of either self-directed online videos, coach-facilitated in-person groups, and coach-facilitated online groups; and 2) a minimal intensity intervention that uses online videos with a coach available, if solicited by the participant...
May 2018: Contemporary Clinical Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29505795/psychoeducational-intervention-for-symptom-management-of-fatigue-pain-and-sleep-disturbance-cluster-among-cancer-patients-a-pilot-quasi-experimental-study
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Ly Thuy Nguyen, Kimberly Alexander, Patsy Yates
OBJECTIVES: To assess the feasibility of conducting a trial of a psychoeducational intervention involving the provision of tailored information and coaching to improve management of a cancer-related symptom cluster (fatigue, pain, and sleep disturbance) and reduce symptom cluster impacts on patient health outcomes in the Vietnamese context and to undertake a preliminary evaluation of the intervention. METHODS: A parallel-group single-blind pilot quasi-experimental trial was conducted with 102 cancer patients in one Vietnamese hospital...
June 2018: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
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