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  1. Benefits of pet therapy introduced to cardiac rehabilitation patients

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Angela Joy Felker

    This study was designed to measure the beneficial effects of a pet therapy program on a population of older adult cardiac rehabilitation patients. It was hypothesized that participants who...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58734

  2. Dog Walking - The Health Benefits

    | Journal Articles

    2015 Podiatry Review 72 2 28-28 1756-3291 Institute of Chiropodists & Podiatrists text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/51718

  3. Dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bushman, Barbara A.

    2014 ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal 18 1 5-8 1091-5397 Professor, Missouri State University text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/51756

  4. Pet ownership and health

    | Theses | Contributor(s): June Mcnicholas

    This thesis presents three classes of mechanism that may explain reported associations between pet ownership and health benefits. The first suggests any association is noncausal.  Studies...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/49546

  5. What is a canine athlete?

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Zink, M. C., Dyke, J. B. van

    Canine sports medicine and rehabilitation is the newest specialty in veterinary medicine. It encompasses and integrates a variety of fields, including orthopedics, exercise physiology, neurology,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/46817

  6. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/24697

  7. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/40979

  8. 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.

    2013 Anthrozoos 26 4 535-550 0892-7936 10.2752/175303713x13795775536138 English University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/39715

  9. Using pet support to understand the psychological and physiological mechanisms underlying the social support-reactivity link

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Campo, Rebecca Ann

    2007 76 The University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT English text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/38151

  10. 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

    2013 Circulation 127 23 2353-63 1524-4539 (Electronic) 0009-7322 (Linking) 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31829201e1 eng text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/37749

  11. Ageless allies

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wolfson, Elissa

    2004 Catnip 12 8 13-16 1069-6687 text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/36377

  12. Heart quiz that could save your life

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Browder, Sue Ellin

    2001 New Choices: The Magazine for Your Health, Money, and Travel 41 6 56 1085-1003 text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/36487

  13. Pet ownership predicts adherence to cardiovascular rehabilitation

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Herrald, Mary M., Tomaka, Joe, Medina, Amanda Y.

    2002 Journal of Applied Social Psychology 32 6 1107-1123 0021-9029 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2002.tb01428.x Herrald, Mary M., 7313 Duxbury Drive, El Paso, TX, US, 79912, mmherrald@aol.com text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/25961

  14. Negative affective states and their effects on morbidity, mortality and longevity

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Walker, M. D., Duggan, G., Roulston, N., Slack, A. van, Mason, G.

    2012 Animal Welfare 21 4 497-509 0962-7286 10.7120/09627286.21.4.497 English Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada. mwalke@uoguelph.ca text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/36231

  15. Health, aquariums, and the non-institutionalized elderly

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Riddick, Carol C.

    1985 Marriage & Family Review 8 3-4 163-173 0149-4929 1540-9635 10.1300/J002v08n03_12 text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/24521

  16. Are Pets a Healthy Pleasure? The Influence of Pets on Blood Pressure

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Allen, Karen

    2003 Current Directions in Psychological Science 12 6 236-239 0963-7214 1467-8721 10.1046/j.0963-7214.2003.01269.x Allen, Karen, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/25467

  17. Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk reduction: supporting evidence, conflicting data and underlying mechanisms

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Arhant-Sudhir, K., Arhant-Sudhir, R., Sudhir, K.

    It is widely believed that pet ownership is beneficial to humans and that some of this benefit is through favourable effects on cardiovascular risk. In the present review, we critically examine...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/26431

  18. The human-animal bond: health implications across the lifespan

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Horowitz, S.

    This article examines the growing body of research that provides support for the many anecdotally reported health benefits resulting from the human-animal bond, including the prevention and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/5123

  19. Animals and cardiovascular health

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Jennings, Garry L. R., Reid, Christopher M., Christy, Irene, Jennings, Janis, Anderson, Warwick P., Dart, Anthony

    1998 Companion animals in human health. 161-171 0-7619-1061-1 0-7619-1062-X Sage Publications, Inc Thousand Oaks, CA US text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/25615

  20. Animal-assisted therapy for improving human health

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cevizci, S., Erginoz, E., Baltas, Z.

    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) or Pet Therapy is an adjunctive therapy that takes advantage of human and animal interaction, activates physiological and psychological mechanisms, and initiates...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/21591