“Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you can only spend it once.” Lillian Dickson (1901 to 1983) Lillian Dickson was an independent missionary, author, and public speaker. She used her maternal identity to develop her vocation in the middle of the twentieth century Originally, she and her… Read More
Do Physical & Mental Health Components Contribute to the HRQOL of Rehabilitated Soldiers with Permanent Limb Disabilty?
Research Paper Title Quality of Life and Its Determinants Among Community Re-Integrated Soldiers With Permanent Disabilities Following Traumatic Limb Injuries. Background To assess health-related-quality of life (HRQOL) after the end of war and its associated factors among soldiers with permanent limb disabilities in Sri Lanka. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted among 500 rehabilitated and… Read More
PTSD Symptoms & Functioning in US Veterans
Research Paper Title Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Functioning, and Suicidal Ideation in US Military Veterans: A Symptomics Approach. Background To examine the association between individual symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and measures of functioning, quality of life, and suicidal ideation given that previous research has focused on PTSD diagnosis and symptom clusters. Methods Data… Read More
The Benefits of Exercising!
Introduction Physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. As little as 30 minutes a day can allow you to… Read More
Life & Health…
“There is nothing in this country as important as the life and health of the British soldier.” (Duke of Wellington, India, 1812)
Central Obesity: Primary School Children & Their Health
Research Paper Title Is Central Obesity Associated with Poorer Health and Health-related Quality of Life in Primary School Children? Cross-sectional Results from the Baden-Württemberg Study. Background Childhood obesity and its consequences are a growing threat to national economies and health services. The aim of this study was to determine associations between waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) as… Read More
Inactive People: Physical Activity Promotion & Quality of Life
Research Paper Title Effectiveness of the Physical Activity Promotion Programme on the Quality of Life and the Cardiopulmonary Function for Inactive People: Randomized Controlled Trial. Background The purpose is to assess cardiopulmonary function outcomes and quality of life values in inactive people that participated in the Physical Activity Promotion Programme (PAPP) against the control group… Read More
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