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Employee health program improves blood pressure, diabetes control
...n health education information, health screenings, coaching
and an incentive program to encourage participatio...hanges related to health and safety, and providing coaching
to accomplish that change. "Just knowing about something doesn't make you change," Clark said. "So ...
Research finds that male athletes prefer female team physicians
Many studies in coaching
literature have found that male athletes tend to prefer a male coach. Newly released research from the University of Alberta has indicated that male athletes actually prefer a female team physician to attend to their medical issues, including those r...
Fixed versus growth intelligence mindsets: Its all in your head, Dweck says
...ose a race by only a few seconds. The objective of coaching
is to help drivers recover quickly and maintain an optimal state of flow, he said. The research, carried out by psychology graduate student Fred Leach, will use surveys to gauge the mindset of drivers before, during and after races to see if there is...
Studies of married couples, soccer and hockey teams focus on brain's response to stress
...ts most coveted titles. It may take more than good coaching
and a strong squad to win. Who takes all may be decided by the team with the most testosterone. Indeed, research has shown that levels are elevated in men during competitive sports. Now, a new study reported by Portuguese researchers at the 6th Inter...
'Significant number' of parents of junior athletes adversely affect their child's development
...essive focus on winning, unrealistic expectations, coaching
their own child, criticising their child, and excessive pampering, all of which scored around 3.5 out of a maximum of 5 points. When asked to rate the level of seriousness of these problems, the coaches scored overemphasis on winning, criticism, and ...
CT colonography even safer than previously reported, says study
...dioxide delivery removes the guesswork and patient coaching
necessary with manual distention. In addition, this automated approach with low-pressure carbon dioxide provides improved distention and reduced post-procedure discomfort," said Perry J. Pickhardt, MD, of the University of Wisconsin Medical School a...
HIV risks reduced when mothers teach daughters about disease
... in turn, predicts behavior." To enhance mothers' coaching
and guidance, the curriculum provided joint mother/daughter homework assignments and encouraged mothers to request daughters to sign agreements to practice sexual abstinence. Following the 12 weeks of intensive training, mothers brought their daughte...
'Coaching' in labor makes little difference, UT Southwestern researchers say
...lly." For women who were randomly assigned to the coaching
group, the second stage of labor was shortened by ...nutes. "There were no other findings to show that coaching
or not coaching
was advantageous or harmful," Dr. Bloom said. The earlier study, reported in the May...
Technology for successful aging shown at White House conference
... occurring, and to provide intervention and health coaching
to seniors to assure their health care needs are being met. "Our goal is to allow people to live longer, healthier and higher quality lives in their own homes," Pavel said. ORCATECH has been successful at bringing together a multidisciplinary team o...
CPR and external defibrillator training may decrease adolescent sports-related deaths
...t by a pitch while at bat in a baseball game. The coaching
staff immediately began administering CPR, and 6-8 minutes later the paramedics arrived and used an AED. The boy was taken to the emergency room and was awake, talking, and following commands within one hour of his arrival; he was discharged from th...