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1. Adams, Linda J. Exercise status, exercise stages of change, and perceived barriers to exercise of community college employees.

Degree: 2000, Texas Woman's University

The purpose of this study was to determine if differences existed between selected demographics (age, gender, and level of education), status of exercise, exercise stages of change, and perceived barriers to exercise for employees at a community college in northern Texas. The sample used for this study was full-time and part-time employees at a community college in north Texas, age 18 years old and older. A research instrument developed by the investigator was used to collect data on exercise habits, exercise stages of change (precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance), and barriers to exercise, as well as demographic information (age, gender, and highest level of education). The survey questionnaire was distributed via interoffice mail to the 787 employees of the four community college campus locations. Participation was voluntary and anonymous. A total of 207 completed questionnaires were returned to the investigator. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and chi-square analysis. Of the respondents, 79.2% were females, 81.6% were between the ages of 18 and 54, and 65.2% earned at least a bachelor's degree; 76.3% were identified as exercisers (i.e., exercised at least once per week for a total combined time of at least 30 minutes per day). The results of the study indicated a statistically significant difference by level of education for both exercise status and exercise stages of change (p = .05), with those with higher education levels having a greater proportion of exercisers and a greater proportion of individuals in the action and maintenance stages of change. The study also showed that the most common perceived barriers for non-exercisers were being too tired to exercise and not knowing how to begin exercising, and for exercisers, not having enough time to exercise and being too ill or injured to exercise. These findings suggest that employees' readiness to participate may differ based on education level, and that this difference should be taken into consideration in the tailoring of worksite exercise programs for more-educated versus less-educated workforce segments. Barriers to exercise should also be addressed to help motivate individuals to progress to higher stages of readiness and action so as to increase physical activity adoption and adherence. Advisors/Committee Members: Ranger, Robin C. (advisor), Ward, Susan (advisor), Doyle, Eva J. (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: Health and environmental sciences; Social sciences; Community college employees; Employee health; Exercise; Stages of change

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APA (6th Edition):

Adams, L. J. (2000). Exercise status, exercise stages of change, and perceived barriers to exercise of community college employees. (Thesis). Texas Woman's University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9392

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Adams, Linda J. “Exercise status, exercise stages of change, and perceived barriers to exercise of community college employees.” 2000. Thesis, Texas Woman's University. Accessed July 12, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9392.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Adams, Linda J. “Exercise status, exercise stages of change, and perceived barriers to exercise of community college employees.” 2000. Web. 12 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Adams LJ. Exercise status, exercise stages of change, and perceived barriers to exercise of community college employees. [Internet] [Thesis]. Texas Woman's University; 2000. [cited 2020 Jul 12]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9392.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Adams LJ. Exercise status, exercise stages of change, and perceived barriers to exercise of community college employees. [Thesis]. Texas Woman's University; 2000. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9392

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

2. Riederer-Trainor, Christine. Measuring perceptions of health education mediums: a validation study.

Degree: 2000, Texas Woman's University

Clinical depression, although often unrecognized and underdiagnosed, is a grave public health concern because it is has the power to devastate millions of lives, yet remains cloaked in secrecy and shrouded in shame. Despite advances in the prevention and treatment of this disease, many of those who need help, hope and healing do not have the knowledge, or are unaware of the information, resources, and medical advances available to assist them in the recovery process. There is a demonstrated need for research comparing the effectiveness, understanding, and usefulness of health communication methods as they relate to depressed individuals. A valid and reliable instrument for comparing depressed individuals' responses to the same health message delivered through different mediums is not available. The purpose of this study was to create a health education message for individuals who had been identified as experiencing depressive symptoms, one that could be delivered through three different mediums, to adapt and validate an instrument measuring perceptions of the health message, and to develop and propose a process for message dissemination and survey implementation in a behavioral health setting. A simple health education message, which could be delivered through three mediums (written, pre-recorded telephone message, and website), was developed in conjunction with staff members of a behavioral health company. The message was designed for depressed clients, and to encourage their follow-up and compliance with recommended care plans. Test-retest reliability and content validity of the survey instrument were established. A two-phase protocol for message delivery and telephone survey implementation was developed by the researcher for use in a typical behavioral health company that receives and assesses calls from members who present with symptoms of depression. Health educators have a unique challenge ahead in terms of addressing the needs of those who suffer from depression, and discovering new methods in which to reach this population. Future research should focus on finding and validating instruments, which measure the effectiveness of health messages for depressed individuals; on creating meaningful health messages for depressed individuals; and working to provide more powerful health communication campaigns relating to depression. Advisors/Committee Members: Cissell, William B. (advisor), Ward, Susan (advisor), Doyle, Eva J. (advisor), Thompson, Leslie M. (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: Health and environmental sciences; Education; Psychology; Behavioral health; Compliance; Depression; Health education

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APA (6th Edition):

Riederer-Trainor, C. (2000). Measuring perceptions of health education mediums: a validation study. (Thesis). Texas Woman's University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9335

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Riederer-Trainor, Christine. “Measuring perceptions of health education mediums: a validation study.” 2000. Thesis, Texas Woman's University. Accessed July 12, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9335.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Riederer-Trainor, Christine. “Measuring perceptions of health education mediums: a validation study.” 2000. Web. 12 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Riederer-Trainor C. Measuring perceptions of health education mediums: a validation study. [Internet] [Thesis]. Texas Woman's University; 2000. [cited 2020 Jul 12]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9335.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Riederer-Trainor C. Measuring perceptions of health education mediums: a validation study. [Thesis]. Texas Woman's University; 2000. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9335

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

3. Goodman, Terri. The internet as a source of information for Latin American professionals in infection control and instrument processing.

Degree: PhD, Health Sciences, 2000, Texas Woman's University

Professionals in infection control and instrument processing in Latin America find it difficult to access current information in their specialties in order to maintain currency with the latest practice guidelines and technological advances. Without current data, it is difficult to validate the need to update policies, procedures, and practices to improve patient care. Most of the technological advances and research done in infection control and instrument processing is presented at conferences and published in texts and journals outside of Latin America. Although this print media is available to professionals in Latin America, practitioners find that subscriptions are slow to arrive, and travel to conferences is infrequent due to limited financial resources. The information required by these professionals is also available on the Internet. In this study, the majority of Latin American professionals in infection control and instrument processing polled indicated that they had access to the Internet, and that references presented in English serve as valuable resources for professional information. Through the Internet, therefore, these professionals can access current information that is essential to appropriate decision-making and the improvement of practice guidelines. Experts, or connoisseurs, in infection control and instrument processing from several of the more developed countries identified and qualified Internet websites that provide information in the field of infection control and instrument processing. This study provides a compendium of websites that have been evaluated by these connoisseurs. The websites are ranked, annotated, and organized by subject matter. The compendium will serve as a guide to the information that infection control and instrument processing professionals in Latin America need in order to evaluate and improve practice guidelines and patient care. Advisors/Committee Members: Cissell, Wiliam B. (Committee Chair), Doyle, Eva J. (committee member), Ward, Susan (committee member), Shaw, Mary Walker (committee member).

Subjects/Keywords: Health and environmental science; Infection control; Instrument processing; Internet; Latin American professionals; Sterilization

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APA (6th Edition):

Goodman, T. (2000). The internet as a source of information for Latin American professionals in infection control and instrument processing. (Doctoral Dissertation). Texas Woman's University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9295

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Goodman, Terri. “The internet as a source of information for Latin American professionals in infection control and instrument processing.” 2000. Doctoral Dissertation, Texas Woman's University. Accessed July 12, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9295.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Goodman, Terri. “The internet as a source of information for Latin American professionals in infection control and instrument processing.” 2000. Web. 12 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Goodman T. The internet as a source of information for Latin American professionals in infection control and instrument processing. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Texas Woman's University; 2000. [cited 2020 Jul 12]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9295.

Council of Science Editors:

Goodman T. The internet as a source of information for Latin American professionals in infection control and instrument processing. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Texas Woman's University; 2000. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11274/9295

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