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Group occupational therapy and yoga : the caregiver experience
Contributor:Hinsey, Katie M.
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the experiences of caregivers of people with stroke after participating in a group occupational therapy and yoga intervention (MY-OT). Participants elected to either ...
Effect of yoga and group occupational therapy on community reintegration and perceived activity constraints for people with chronic stroke
Purpose: People with stroke commonly experience perceived activity constraints, or barriers to engaging in activity, as well as challenges with community reintegration. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of an ...
The dementia-specific lived environment and life quality model : environmental interventions and roles of expert practitioners
Contributor:Alvord, Christina L.
Individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative dementias (ADRD) are particularly vulnerable to their environments due to diminished abilities to correctly process, organize, and integrate sensory ...
Sensory processing characteristics and eating behaviors in preschool children -- an occupational therapy perspective
Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States, and early childhood may be a critical time to implement obesity prevention efforts. Understanding a child's eating habits, such as picky-eating and food neophobia, ...
Activity participation and motivation in Down syndrome
Contributor:Clader, Emily Jo
This paper examines activity participation, motivational style, and daily living skills in the Down syndrome (DS) behavioral phenotype. Children with DS (n = 26) and mixed-etiology intellectual disability (ID, n = 18) ages ...
Factor analysis of the Brain Check Survey
Children who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are under-identified and lack appropriate educational supports to help them achieve their academic goals. Because TBI can greatly impact a child's ability to succeed at ...
Occupational therapy and time use of people with dementia in long term care facilities : confirming a conceptual practice model
Contributor:Lampe, Jenna L.
This study aimed to further develop a dementia-specific, occupational therapy conceptual model, the Lived Environment Life Quality (LELQ) Model, by asking: how do expert occupational therapists understand and promote ...
A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy
The objective of this thesis was to map the current state of knowledge of animal-assisted therapies (AAT) for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and to derive implications for occupational therapy ...
Elements of a subject-centered education model in occupational therapy education
Contributor:Musick, Lauren M.
For two decades, scholars have urged the occupational therapy profession to prioritize placing occupation at the center of curricular designs and educational activities in order to advance occupational science and therapy ...
Exploring the relationship among occupational functioning factors in adults with type two diabetes mellitus
Type two diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a common diagnosis among the U.S. population, however many individuals struggle to effectively control their glycemic levels. T2DM can have an impact on individuals physically and ...