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New NICHD Funding Opportunities Announced
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The NICHD has announced three new funding opportunities pertianing to human-animal interaction. The following comes courtesy of James Griffin, Deputy Chief of the Child Development and...
Effects of horseback riding exercise therapy on hormone levels in elderly persons
Contributor(s):: Sung-Hyoun, Cho, Jin-Woo, Kim, Seon-Rye, Kim, Byung-Jun, Cho
To What Extent Can the Use of a Mobility Assistance Dog Reduce Upper Limb Efforts When Manual Wheelchair Users Ascend a Ramp?
Contributor(s):: Martin-Lemoyne, Valérie, Gagnon, Dany H., Routhier, François, Poissant, Lise, Tousignant, Michel, Corriveau, Hélène, Vincent, Claude
PAWS/LA is dedicated to preserving the human-animal bond. To that end, we assist low-income seniors and people disabled with life threatening illnesses care for their companion animals by providing veterinary care, pet food and supplies, temporary foster homes, and volunteer services — all...
A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial
Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.
Animals in Healthcare Facilities: Recommendations to Minimize Potential Risks
Contributor(s):: Murthy, Rekha, Bearman, Gonzalo, Brown, Sherrill, Bryant, Kristina, Chinn, Raymond, Hewlett, Angela, George, B. Glenn, Goldstein, Ellie J. C., Holzmann-Pazgal, Galit, Rupp, Mark E., Wiemken, Timothy, Weese, J. Scott, Weber, David J.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Animal-Assisted Therapy: Stress Management for Adults
Contributor(s):: González-Ramírez, Mónica Teresa, Ortiz-Jiménez, Xóchitl Angélica, Landero-Hernández, René
Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions for Children Exposed to Nonrelational Traumatic Events
Contributor(s):: Forman-Hoffman, Valerie L., Zolotor, Adam J., McKeeman, Joni L., Blanco, Roberto, Knauer, Stefanie R., Lloyd, Stacey W., Goldman Fraser, Jenifer, Viswanathan, Meera
Effects of equine interaction on EEG asymmetry in children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Chen, Chih-Chia, Crews, Debbie, Mundt, Stephanie, Ringenbach, Shannon D. R.
Evidence of High Rates of Undiagnosed Asthma in Central Ohio Elementary Schoolchildren
Contributor(s):: Clark, Brenda R., Burkett, S. Amanda, Andridge, Rebecca R., Buckley, Timothy J.
Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study
Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine
Pet therapy program for antepartum high-risk pregnancies: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Lynch, C. E., Magann, E. F., Barringer, S. N., Ounpraseuth, S. T., Eastham, D. G., Lewis, S. D., Stowe, Z. N.
‘Mum cleaned it and I just played with it’: Children’s perceptions of their roles and responsibilities in the care of family pets
Contributor(s):: Muldoon, Janine C., Williams, Joanne M., Lawrence, Alistair
New Call for Proposals, Waltham Human-Animal Interaction Research Programme
Waltham recently announced the availability of approximately $524,000 to fund two high quality studies investigating the impact of companion animals on human cognition or academic outcomes. More...
Incidence and risk factors of hip joint pain in children with severe cerebral palsy
Contributor(s):: Jóóźźwiak, Marek, Harasymczuk, Piotr, Koch, Aleksander, Kotwicki, Tomasz
Purpose. Pain is a serious complication associated with hip dislocation in cerebral palsy (CP), limiting patient independence and quality of life. This study aimed to determine the frequency of pain in severe CP patients with hip dislocation and to reveal factors associated with the hip pain....
Kinematic analysis of sit to stand by persons with rheumatoid arthritis supported by a service dog
Contributor(s):: Noguchi, Hiromi, Hoshiyama, Minoru, Tagawa, Yoshikatsu
Purpose. The objective of this study was to quantify the kinesiological effect of the assistance provided by service dogs on transferring from sit to stand in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods.Twenty-four participants performed a total of eight experimental transfers of sit to...
Funding Sources for Human-Animal Interaction Research
The following is a list of sources known to provide or have provided funding for human-animal interaction research.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Planet Dog Foundation
From the earliest days of Planet Dog, the founders were committed to creating a national grant program to make maximum impact with limited resources. As a company that celebrates all things dog and that is supported by customers who cherish their pets, Planet Dog is proud to donate 2% of every...
Animal-assisted therapy services for adult cancer patients: a grant proposal
| Contributor(s):: Julia Moorhouse
The purpose of this project was to identify potential funding sources and complete a grant to provide pet therapy/animal-assisted therapy to cancer patients who are actively in treatment at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange County, California, who are experiencing emotional...
Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.