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Respondent driven sampling of wheelchair users: A lack of traction?
(University of Canterbury. School of Health Sciences, 2016)
Background: Internationally, wheelchair users are an emerging demographic phenomenon, due to their increased prevalence and rapidly increasing life-span. While having significant healthcare implications, basic robust ...
How to conduct meta-analysis: a basic tutorial
Meta analysis refers to a process of integration of the results of many studies to arrive at evidence syn- thesis. Meta analysis is similar to systematic review; however, in addition to narrative summary that is conducted ...
Prescription-only Tobacco is the Sensible Solution
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2001)
I believe that like other drug addicts, tobacco users must be acknowledged as being sick people and treated accordingly. And like other dangerous drugs, tobacco should be controlled and available on prescription only. ...
Socialisation, culture and the foundations of expertise in elite level Indigenous Australian sportsmen
(University of Canterbury. School of Sport & Physical Education, 2016)
This article reports on an ongoing study that investigates the development of expertise in rugby league and Australian football by Indigenous Australians as a socially and culturally situated process of learning. Focused ...
Building resiliency: a cross-sectional study examining relationships among health-related quality of life, well-being and disaster preparedness
(University of Canterbury. School of Health Sciences, 2014)
Background: Worldwide, disaster exposure and consequences are rising. Disaster risk in New Zealand is amplified by island geography, isolation, and ubiquitous natural hazards. Wellington, the capital city, has vital needs ...