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  1. braddie granes

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  2. daniel biggs

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  3. Helene Johnson

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  4. Animal-Assisted Therapy Supports Student Connectedness

    Contributor(s):: Fedor, J.

  5. How does dog-walking influence perceptions of health and wellbeing in healthy adults? A qualitative dog-walk-along study

    Contributor(s):: Campbell, K., Smith, C. M., Tumilty, S., Cameron, C., Treharne, G. J.

    The aim of this study was to explore perceptions of health and wellbeing related to dog-walking in healthy adults. Ten self-reported healthy adult dog-walkers took part in one dog-walk-along interview, and nine of the 10 participants also attended one follow-up participatory analysis session. All...

  6. Profiling a one-health model for priority populations

    Contributor(s):: Panning, C., Lem, M., Bateman, S.

  7. Policies on pets for healthy cities: A conceptual framework.

    Contributor(s):: Melanie J. Rock, Cindy L. Adams, Chris Degeling, Alessandro Massolo, Gavin R. McCormack

    Drawing on the One Health concept, and integrating a dual focus on public policy and practices of caring from the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, we outline a conceptual framework to help guide the development and assessment of local governments' policies on pets. This framework...

  8. Animal-assisted intervention as health promotion for elderly persons with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Christine Olsen

    Dementia is an increasing health concern for old people, their families, and their social and health care providers. A range of health care services is needed for persons with dementia, ranging from home-based services, respite care (e.g. attending a day-care centre), to residential care at a...

  9. How does dog-walking influence perceptions of health and wellbeing in healthy adults? A qualitative dog-walk-along study

    Contributor(s):: Campbell, K., Smith, C. M., Tumilty, S., Cameron, C., Treharne, G. J.

    The aim of this study was to explore perceptions of health and wellbeing related to dog-walking in healthy adults. Ten self-reported healthy adult dog-walkers took part in one dog-walk-along interview, and nine of the 10 participants also attended one follow-up participatory analysis session. All...

  10. Adolescents' health promotion by Equine Assisted Activities

    Contributor(s):: Hanna Hyvonen

    The aim of this thesis was adolescents’ health promotion by supporting their empowerment. The fundamental aspect in health promotion is that it aims to empower people. Equine Assisted Activities (or EAA) provide different possibilities for adolescents’ welfare and health promotion....

  11. How does dog-walking influence perceptions of health and wellbeing in healthy adults? A qualitative dog-walk-along study

    Contributor(s):: Campbell, K., Smith, C. M., Tumilty, S., Cameron, C., Treharne, G. J.

    The aim of this study was to explore perceptions of health and wellbeing related to dog-walking in healthy adults. Ten self-reported healthy adult dog-walkers took part in one dog-walk-along interview, and nine of the 10 participants also attended one follow-up participatory analysis session. All...

  12. Relationships between dog ownership and physical activity in postmenopausal women

    Contributor(s):: Garcia, D. O., Wertheim, B. C., Manson, J. E., Chlebowski, R. T., Volpe, S. L., Howard, B. V., Stefanick, M. L., Thomson, C. A.

  13. Habitus and responsible dog-ownership: reconsidering the health promotion implications of 'dog-shaped' holes in people's lives

    Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M., Rogers, W., Riley, T.

    Responsible dog ownership has been identified as a point of intervention to promote physical activity, based upon an expectation of dog walking in public space. Nevertheless, quantitative research has found variability among owners in their dog walking. In this study, we explore the implications...

  14. Dogs, Physical Activity, and Walking (Dogs PAW): Acceptability and feasibility of a pilot physical activity intervention

    Contributor(s):: Richards, Elizabeth A., Ogata, Niwako, Ting, Jeffrey

  15. Can an online social network get Fido and his owner off the couch?

  16. Pets

  17. Positive Effect of Pets on Memory-Impaired Residents at Silverado Communities

  18. An online social network to increase walking in dog owners: a randomized trial

    Contributor(s):: Schneider, K. L., Murphy, D., Ferrara, C., Oleski, J., Panza, E., Savage, C., Gada, K., Bozzella, B., Olendzki, E., Kern, D., Lemon, S. C.

    Purpose: Encouraging dog walking may increase physical activity in dog owners. This cluster-randomized controlled trial investigated whether a social networking Web site (Meetup TM) could be used to deliver a multicomponent dog walking intervention to increase physical activity. Methods:...

  19. Cultivating healthy places and communities: evidenced-based nature contact recommendations

    Contributor(s):: Largo-Wight, E.

  20. Health-related quality of life and pet ownership among online university workers

    Contributor(s):: Maynard, Pamela L.