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Pet therapy: Enhancing social and cardiovascular wellness in community dwelling older adults
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Kolassa, John
Journal of Community Health Nursing
Taylor & Francis
Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Anschutz Medical Campus, ED 2...
Randomized Controlled Theory-Based, E-Mail-Mediated Walking Intervention: Differences Between Dog Owners and Non-Dog Owners
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Libby Richards, Niwako Ogata, Ching-Wei Cheng
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of two concurrent randomized controlled interventions based on social cognitive theory to increase walking. A second purpose was to compare...
Cat Ownership and the Risk of Fatal Cardiovascular Diseases. Results from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Study Mortality Follow-up Study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Adnan I Qureshi, Muhammad Zeeshan Memon, Gabriela Vasquez, M Fareed K Suri
The presence of pets has been associated with reduction of stress and blood pressure and therefore may reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Relative risks (RR)...
Dog Walking - The Health Benefits
| Journal Articles
Institute of Chiropodists & Podiatrists
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bushman, Barbara A.
ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal
Professor, Missouri State University
Animal-assisted therapy at Mayo Clinic: The time is now
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Creagan, E. T., Bauer, B. A., Thomley, B. S., Borg, J. M.
Complement Ther Clin Pract
Division of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Electronic address:...
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fischer, Holger, Stöllberger, Claudia, Finsterer, Josef
Central European Journal of Medicine
1895-1058 (print version); 1644-3640 (electronic version)
Do audible and ultrasonic sounds of intensities common in animal facilities affect the autonomic nervous system of rodents?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Burwell, A. K., Baldwin, A. L.
In animal facilities, noises, often poorly controlled, occur over a wide range of frequencies and intensities. Evidence demonstrates that audible noise and ultrasound have deleterious effects on...
The effect of the presence of a companion-animal on physiological changes following the termination of cognitive stressors
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): DeMello, Lesley R.
Determined the effect of the presence of an unknown friendly pet on physiological measures of normotensive adults following the termination of a cognitive stressor, using a repeated measures...
Humans' bonding with their companion dogs: Cardiovascular benefits during and after stress
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Campo, Rebecca A., Uchino, Bert N.
Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare
Western Michigan Univ
Campo, Rebecca A., Program on Integrative Medicine Wing D, School of Medicine, University of...
Behavioral and cardiac responses by dogs to physical human-dog contact
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kuhne, F., Hossler, J. C., Struwe, R.
Measures of behavioral responses and cardiovascular parameters to evaluate and assess animal well-being are well established. A major aspect of companion animal well-being seems to originate from...
Pet's presence and owner's blood pressures during the daily lives of pet owners with pre- to mild hypertension
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Son, H. S., Chapa, D., McCune, S.
University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201,...
Heart rate variability in horses engaged in equine-assisted activities
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gehrke, E. K., Baldwin, A., Schiltz, P. M.
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science
Department of Community Health, School of Health and Human Services, National University,...
Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Levine, G. N., Allen, K., Braun, L. T., Christian, H. E., Friedmann, E., Taubert, K. A., Thomas, S. A., Wells, D. L., Lange, R. A., American Heart Association Council on Clinical, Cardiology, Council on, Cardiovascular, Stroke, Nursing
Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Glenn N. Levine, Karen Allen, Lynne T. Braun, Hayley E. Christian, Erika Friedmann, Kathryn A. Taubert, Sue Ann Thomas, Deborah L. Wells, Richard A. Lange
The purpose of this American Heart Association Scientific Statement is to critically assess the data regarding the influence of pet ownership on the presence and reduction of cardiovascular...
JTT-130, a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) inhibitor lowers plasma triglycerides and LDL cholesterol concentrations without increasing hepatic triglycerides in guinea pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dimple Aggarwal, Kristy L West, Tosca L Zern, Sudeep Shrestha, Marcela Vergara-Jimenez, Maria Luz Fernandez
Microsomal transfer protein inhibitors (MTPi) have the potential to be used as a drug to lower plasma lipids, mainly plasma triglycerides (TG). However, studies with animal models have indicated...
Perception of Animals and Cardiovascular Responses During Verbalization with an Animal Present
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friedmann, Erika, Locker, Barbra Zuck, Lockwood, Randall
Human Cardiac Responses to Familiar Young Chimpanzees
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Eddy, Timothy J.
Pet ownership predicts adherence to cardiovascular rehabilitation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Herrald, Mary M., Tomaka, Joe, Medina, Amanda Y.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
Herrald, Mary M., 7313 Duxbury Drive, El Paso, TX, US, 79912, email@example.com
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wolfson, Elissa