Reviewing the role of aquaria as restorative settings: how subaquatic diversity in public aquaria can influence preferences, and human health and well-being
Contributor(s):: Deborah L. Cracknell, Sabine Pahl, Mathew P. White, Michael H. Depledge
Effectiveness of equine-assisted therapies for improving health outcomes in people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Contributor(s):: Suárez-Iglesias, D., Bidaurrazaga-Letona, I., Sanchez-Lastra, M. A., Gil, S. M., Ayán, C.
Effects of hippotherapy on postural balance, functional mobility, self-perceived fatigue, and quality of life in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: Secondary results of an exploratory clinical trial
Contributor(s):: Moraes, Andréa Gomes, Neri, Silvia G. R., Motl, Robert W., Tauil, Carlos Bernardo, von Glehn, Felipe, Corrêa, Éber Castro, de David, Ana Cristina
Case Study: Composite Material Yoke Versus Wooden Yoke for Bullocks’ Comfort
Contributor(s):: Tyagi, Ram Kumar, Singh, Achhaibar
This article addresses the designing of a yoke used to get work output (plowing) from bullocks. The yoke profile was designed in compliance with the profile of the bullock’s body for maximum contact area. Unlike the crude, wooden yoke used in rural India, where modern tilling equipment like a...
Pain, fatigue, function and participation among long-term manual wheelchair users partnered with a mobility service dog
Contributor(s):: Vincent, C., Gagnon, D. H., Dumont, F.
Animal-assisted therapy for inpatient adults
Contributor(s):: Phung, A.
Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs
Contributor(s):: Amanda Marie Reinsfelder
With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not sure where to obtain the proper equipment, or what is available. An increased flow of informational...
Effect of Pet Insects on the Psychological Health of Community-Dwelling Elderly People: A Single-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Ko, H. J., Youn, C. H., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. Y.
Veterinary social work: Practice within veterinary settings
Contributor(s):: Holcombe, T. Melissa, Strand, Elizabeth B., Nugent, William R., Ng, Zenithson Y.
Cardiorespiratory and Biomechanical Responses to Simulated Recreational Horseback Riding in Healthy Children
Contributor(s):: Rigby, Brandon R., Papadakis, Zacharias, Bane, Annie A., Park, Jin K., Grandjean, Peter W.
Relations among need for power, affect and attitudes toward animal cruelty
Contributor(s):: Oleson, J. C., Henry, B. C.
Previous research has investigated the relationship between empathy with humans and attitudes toward animals. Developing a better understanding of this relationship, as well as other related variables, may assist in the prevention of antisocial behavior. The purpose of the current study was to...
Livestock vehicle accidents in Spain: causes, consequences, and effects on animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Miranda-de la Lama, G. C., Sepulveda, W. S., Villarroel, M., Maria, G. A.
Livestock vehicle accidents are rare but involve significant economic, human, and nonhuman farm animal losses. This study obtained information on the characteristics of accidents, the animals involved, and injuries to humans from newspaper reports about livestock vehicle accidents in Spain from...
Animal suffering: representations and the act of looking
Contributor(s):: Aaltola, E.
Animal advocacy uses images of nonhuman suffering as a form of normative rhetoric and a method of persuasion. Although much attention has been given to various facets of the depiction of human suffering, images of animal suffering have, to a large extent, escaped closer scrutiny. This paper seeks...
Associations between pet ownership and self-reported health status in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome
Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L.
Natural activity: An explorative study of the interplay between cage-birds and older people in a Swedish hospital setting
Contributor(s):: Falk, Hanna, Wijk, Helle
Effects of horseback riding and contact with horses on mood change and heart rate
Contributor(s):: Honda, Asako, Yamazaki, Katuo
Nonhuman-animal care compassion fatigue: Training as treatment
Contributor(s):: Rank, Michael G., Zaparanick, Tracy L., Gentry, J. Eric
Ethical aspects related to involvement of animals in animal assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Fejsakova, M., Kottferova, J., Marekova, J., Jakuba, T., Ondrasovicova, O., Ondrasovic, M.
Therapy with involvement of animals presently attracts considerable attention as a new modern method of facilitating and supporting treatment of a wide scale of diseases. In contrast to increased interest in investigating and proving the positive effects of animal therapy on people, only little...
Improving the welfare of working equine animals in developing countries
| Contributor(s):: Swann, W. J.
Working equine animals are an essential source of power in agriculture and for urban and peri-urban transport in developing countries. Globally, working animals supply approximately 50% of agricultural power needs. The Brooke is a charity registered in the United Kingdom, which aims to improve...
Transport of early weaned piglets. (Special Issue: Early Weaning.)
| Contributor(s):: Lewis, N. J.
Millions of segregated early weaned (SEW) piglets are transported each year. Problems affecting even a small percentage of these piglets may have a significant welfare impact. The Recommended Codes of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals [CARC, 2001. Recommended Code of Practice for...