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Gender differences in motivations and perceived effects of Mind-Body Therapy (MBT) practice and views on integrative cardiac rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome patients: Why do women use MBT?
(Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2008-12)
Background: Over one-third of cardiac patients practice Mind-Body Therapy (MBT), particularly women. Considering women are less likely to engage in conventional physical activity, few studies have examined why MBT is ...
Gender bias in cardiovascular advertisements
(Blackwell Publishing, 2004-11)
Rationale: Women with cardiovascular disease are treated less aggressively than men. The reasons for this disparity are unclear. Pharmaceutical advertisements may influence physician practices and patient care. Aims ...
Does Workplace Matter? Identities and Experiences of Bangladeshi Immigrant Women Operating Businesses in Toronto
This dissertation examines how the identities of Muslim Bangladeshi immigrant women who operate ethnic businesses in Toronto are related to their work locations. The notion of intersectionality provides an analytical terrain ...
This Is What We Know: Working from the Margins in Child Welfare
This study investigates the work processes of racialized child welfare workers within hierarchical institutions and involves an understanding of several day-to-day child welfare activities such as case decisions, work ...
"Empowered to Change the World for the Better": Gender, Citizenship, and Justice in Three Environmental Education Programs for Girls
This dissertation explores possibilities for environmental citizenship for girls. When environmental education emerged as a field of study in the 1970s, it articulated an environmentalism for young people based in the ...
Cardiac rehabilitation I: review of psychosocial factors
(Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2002-05)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause ofdeath and disability for women and men. There are gender differences in recovery from coronary events, which may be due physiological, sociodemographic, or psychosocial ...
Men Are More Likely to Be Homeless Than Women
Gender has an impact on people with mental illnesses. Men are more likely to be homeless than women. More social support needs to be provided to members of both genders
Top Reasons for Unmet Healthcare Need in Canada
Women, individuals with low income, and home renters are more likely to have unmet healthcare needs in Canada.
Healthy Relationships with Food Do Not Come Easily with Pressures from Work
Food work today is more complex than simply developing better habits. It involves looking at the nature of work today as well as gender relations.
Complicating Gender, Sport, and Social Inclusion: The Case for Intersectionality
(Cogitatio Press, 2017)
The following opinion piece concerns a reading of the work of Angela Davis and its application to the research on sport and social inclusion. It has the following aims: first, we use her work to argue that racism, as ...