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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...

  2. Dog Walking - The Health Benefits

    | Journal Articles

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

  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

  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...

  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,...

  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...

  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...

  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,...

  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

  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

  11. Ageless allies

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

    2004 Catnip 12 8 13-16 1069-6687 text

  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

  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, text

  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. text

  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

  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...

  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...

  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...

  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

  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...