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  1. Avaliação do comportamento e do stresse de ovelhas sujeitas a um teste de interação homem-animal. Utilização da técnica de termografia de infravermelhos.

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Antónia Luísa de Carvalho Ferreira Afonso

    O objetivo desta tese de mestrado foi avaliar o comportamento e o stresse em ovelhas das raças Ide de-France (IF) e Churra-da-Terra-Quente (CTQ) sujeitas a um teste de interação homem-animal (teste parque ou de arena). Foi realizada uma análise de imagens...

  2. Terapias asistidas por animales, entorno escolar y terapia ocupacional: scoping review

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Sheila González Lage

     Introducción: El uso que los seres humanos han hecho de los animales, ha ido variando a lo largo del tiempo, hasta originar lo que hoy en día se denominan Terapias Asistidas por Animales (TAA). Los numerosos beneficios que tienen, especialmente sobre niños y...

  3. The Effect of Interaction with Therapy Horses on University Students' Perceived Stress Level

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Alexa Chapman

    This research project investigates how university students are affected by interacting with therapy horses. Stress is the factor that will be evaluated in this particular study. The self-rated stress scores will be acquired from University of Arkansas students both before and after interacting...

  4. Terapia asistida con animales para la promoción de la salud en adolescentes con un trastorno alimentario: una visión desde la terapia ocupacional

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Lorena Estévez Fernández

    Introducción. El progreso de las redes sociales y la tecnología es sin duda ventajoso para muchos aspectos de nuestra vida diaria, sin embargo, puede ser un arma de doble filo, ya que esto puede influir en el desarrollo de los trastornos alimentarios sobre todo en adolescentes....

  5. Effectiveness of conservation education at the Chattanooga Zoo

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Luke Allen Black

    Conservation is the central focus of many modern zoos and aquariums. These zoos incorporate guest education to facilitate a connection between zoo guests and animal conservation. I conducted a study at the Chattanooga Zoo and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga which examined two modern...

  6. Intervenções assistidas por cães como terapêutica não farmacológica em contexto hospitalar no doente internado

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Marta Fernandes Correia Bernardo

    Introdução: A hospitalização é, frequentemente, uma circunstância de fragilidade em que o doente apresenta distress. As terapias não farmacológicas, como uma abordagem holística do doente, são fundamentais para capacitar o...

  7. Assessment of separation anxiety in dogs: the search for a diagnostic method

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Gahee Kim

    The aims of this study were: (1) to explore the environmental factors and behaviors associated with the owners’ perception of separation anxiety based on the questionnaires completed by the owners along with video recordings of their dogs during the owners’ absence, and (2) to...

  8. Terapia asistida por animales con niños y niñas

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Jiménez Ramírez

    La relación del ser humano con los animales viene de miles de años atrás, sin embargo, su estudio científico es relativamente nuevo. Realmente este movimiento tuvo su auge a partir del descubrimiento de Levinson de las ventajas que los animales aportan al formar...

  9. Pink is the New Bull: The Feminization of Pit Bulls in Visual and Literary Discourses as a Rescue Tactic

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Stephanie Hogue

    Since the 1980s, pit bulls have been portrayed in a raced, classed, and gendered national discourse that has associated them with minority males of color in low-income urban areas. This discourse has led to a villianization of the breed that has resulted in restrictions on pit bulls and their...

  10. Trastornos del espectro autista: Intervención asistida con animales

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Sergio Quintero Moreno

    This project aims to make an approach to Animal Assisted Interventions and, more specifically, to the benefits that they can promote in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in childhood. In addition, a proposal is offered in order to guarantee the validity and reliability of future...

  11. Dognition : the effect of pet ownership on cognition in older adults

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Molly McSweeney

    The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of pet ownership on cognition in older adults. Previous research has indicated that interactions with pets are associated with improved mental and physical health in humans. We predicted that these benefits of human-pet interactions...

  12. Intervenciones asistidas con animales: Revisión bibliográfica

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    Theses | Contributor(s): María Montserrat Rodríguez de Armas

  13. The Dog in the Middle Ages

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Luisa Barbano

  14. An Examination of Intrinsic Existence Value Towards Wildlife of Columbus Zoo and Aquariums Tourists: Evaluating the Impact of Behind the Scenes Programming

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Robert Maxwell Lakes

    Changes in climate and the corresponding environmental issues are major concerns facing the world today. Human consumption, which is leading the rapid depletion of the earth’s finite resources and causing a dramatic loss of biodiversity, is largely to blame (Pearson, Lowry, Dorrian, &...

  15. Beneficios de las terapias asistidas con animales en personas con discapacidad

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Silvia Plasencia Samarín, Pablo Cabrera Hernández

    El presente trabajo fin de grado (TFG), tiene como finalidad dar a conocer los beneficios de las intervenciones asistidas por animales (IAA) en las personas con algún tipo de discapacidad. Observaremos la evolución que han tenido estas intervenciones, las cuales comienzan como...

  16. Efecto de algunos factores genético-ambientales sobre el tamaño de camada al nacimiento en cerdos. I. Tamaño de la Camada Nacidos Vivos (TCNV)

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Romina Pía Aguirre Brockway

    Chile, según información reciente de USDA, se encuentra en el sexto lugar de los principales exportadores de carne porcina del mundo. Para responder a esta demanda, los productores de cerdos se han preocupado de mejorar sus índices productivos, entre los que se encuentra el...

  17. Intervención Asistida con Animales: Propuesta

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Idaira Martín Domínguez

  18. Aplicabilidad del protocolo Welfare Quality® para medir bienestar animal en crianzas de sistemas de producción de bovinos de leche nacionales

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Claudia Andrea Bottaro Morosetti

    En este trabajo se estudia la aplicabilidad en Chile, del protocolo diseñado por el proyecto Welfare Quality ® para evaluar el bienestar animal en crianzas de bovinos de leche. Para esto, se aplicaron en 13 lecherías del país, cuatro pruebas directas (Distancia de Fuga...

  19. Non-Traditional Therapeutic Interventions for At-Risk Youth & Students with Complex Support Needs: Equine Therapy

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Erin J. Grimm

    The increased need for effective interventions and the challenge of working with children and youth with complex support or at-risk needs such as emotional disorders, physical and mental health needs as well as autism; have resulted in the design of many non-traditional therapeutic...

  20. Estudio descriptivo de la equinoterapia en la Región Metropolitana

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Sergio Andrés Hernández Avalos

    La rehabilitación es un gran desafío para el ser humano, por esto siempre se están investigando y probando nuevos métodos para lograrla. Así también, desde antaño se han utilizado en ella métodos naturales como la zooterapia, la cual busca...