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Establishing Normative Values for the Barnett Balance Assessment-Sit (BBA-SIT)  [PDF]
Lela Rasegan, Holly Klein, Paige Bell, Brandon Bishop, Ellen Herlache-Pretzer
Open Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (OJTR) , 2018, DOI: 10.4236/ojtr.2018.62005
Abstract: The purpose of this descriptive study was to collect quantitative, normative data for the Barnett Balance Assessment-Sitting (BBA-SIT), a newly-developed dynamic sitting balance assessment tool based on the Barnett Balance Assessment (BBA). The BBA-SIT was administered to a total of 180 participants (30 people in each of the following age categories: 18 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, and 70+) who did not have any current balance deficits. A review of normative data collected indicated no variation in the total assessment scores within and between groups. Future research on the BBA-SIT is needed with balance-impaired populations to determine if the BBA-SIT is sensitive enough to identify subtle differences in dynamic sitting balance in individuals with various levels of balance impairment.
What does the “arrow of time” stand for?  [PDF]
Etienne Klein
Natural Science (NS) , 2010, DOI: 10.4236/ns.2010.23033
Abstract: One hundred and thirty years after the work of Ludwig Boltzmann on the interpretation of the irreversibility of physical phenomena, and one century after Einstein's formulation of Special Relativity, we are still not sure what we mean when we talk of “time” or “arrow of time”. We shall try to show that one source of this difficulty is our tendency to confuse, at least verbally, time and becoming, i.e. the course of time and the arrow of time, two concepts that the formalisms of modern physics are careful to distinguish. The course of time is represented by a time line that leads us to define time as the producer of duration. It is customary to place on this time line a small arrow that, ironically, must not be confused with the “arrow of time”. This small arrow is only there to indicate that the course of time is oriented, has a well-defined direction, even if this direction is arbitrary. The arrow of time, on the other hand, indicates the possibility for physical systems to experience, over the course of time, changes or transforma-tions that prevent them from returning to their initial state forever. Contrary to what the ex-pression “arrow of time” suggests, it is there-fore not a property of time itself but a property of certain physical phenomena whose dynamic is irreversible. By its very definition, the arrow of time presupposes the existence of a well- established course of time within which – in addition – certain phenomena have their own temporal orientation. We think that it is worth-while to emphasize the difference between sev-eral issues traditionally subsumed under the label “the problem of the direction of time”. If the expressions “course of time”, “direction of time” and “arrow of time” were better defined, systematically distinguished from one another and always used in their strictest sense, the debate about time, irreversibility and becoming in physics would become clearer.
Lo que crees que has dicho no es lo que creen que has dicho. Los efectos de los actos de habla en la comunicación transcultural
Holly Jacobson
Panace@ : Revista de Medicina, Lenguaje y Traducción , 2001,
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Lessons Learned While Managing My First Book Club
Holly Marland
Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal , 2011,
Abstract: Extensive reading has become a popular way to promote language development. I had long wanted to introduce my students to pleasure reading as a means to improve their English, but because I was only teaching conversation courses, I saw no opportunity to do so. However, last semester, I decided to start an extracurricular book club, and it has been one of the most rewarding projects I have ever undertaken. The club was successful on many levels including the promotion of learner autonomy. This article is about the steps I took and the lessons I learned in the process of managing my first book club during one semester at a university in South Korea.
Socio-cognitive aspects of hedging in two legal discourse genres
Holly Vass
Ibérica , 2004,
Abstract: While there are many studies on hedging in a wide variety of disciplinary discourses, the field of Law, to date, has been largely overlooked. Moreover, most research on hedging approaches the phenomenon from either a textual or pragmatic perspective, and tends to compare the same genre across disciplines. By contrast, the objective of this study was to analyse hedging in two legal written discourse genres, namely U.S. Supreme Court opinions and American law review articles, from a comprehensive, socio-cognitive, intra-disciplinary perspective. Due to the essential roles of intuition and hedging competence in the identification of hedges, qualitative data gathering and interpretation techniques were used. Results indicate that differences between the two genres can be linked to certain prototypical features of the genres themselves, particularly context and communicative purposes. Therefore, it is possible to postulate that hedging is in fact genre-specific, at least insofar as legal genres are concerned. Further comparative research must be done to determine if the same is true in other fields as well.
Medical Student Summer Externship Program: Increasing the Number Matching in Family Practice
Holly Cronau
Medical Education Online , 2004,
Abstract: Background and Objectives. The number of US allopathic medical school graduates choosing a residency in family medicine has fallen from 13.4% in 1999 to 10.5% in 2002. Concern about declining numbers has led to the development of programs to provide medical students exposure to family medicine outside the clerkship. This paper reports on the development and longitudinal achievements of a clinical summer externship program 1993 to 1999. Methods. The program description, practice settings, students experiences, and department commitment are described. The purpose of this prospective study is to determine the percentage of family medicine summer externship participants (n=115) who match into family medicine. Results. During the six years studied, 49 (43.4%) of the participants matched into family medicine. Program participants viewed the program favorably, mean = 5.82 out of 6. Conclusions. The Ohio State University Department of Family Medicine Medical Student Summer Externship Program demonstrates an effective educational experience that can increase and/or attain the proportion of students going into family medicine at the time of graduation
Fleeing the Drug War Next Door: Drug-related Violence as a Basis for Refugee Protection for Mexican Asylum-Seekers
Holly Buchanan
Merkourios : Utrecht Journal of International and European Law , 2011,
Abstract: The death toll in Mexico due to drug-related violence has continued to rise since President Felipe Calderón initiated the Mexican Government's crackdown on drug trafficking organizations in 2006. Pervasive corruption among state and local government officials and alleged human rights violations by the Mexican military have added to the gravity of the endemic drug-related violence in Mexico. In response to the continuous violence in Mexico perpetrated by drug trafficking organiza- tions, a substantial number of Mexican citizens have fled to the United States seeking asylum. Due to the strict requirements for refugee status under international law and asylum protection under U.S. law, individuals seeking protection based on drug-related violence face several legal obstacles. This Article addresses the extent to which drug-related violence may con- stitute a basis for refugee status protection under international refugee law and U.S. asylum law. It seeks to provide insight into the potential viability of claims for refugee status brought by Mexican asylum-seekers fleeing drug-related violence. This Article concludes with a discussion on complementary protection under the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment for Mexican asylum-seekers.
Q’eros, peru: the regeneration of cosmological relationships and specific identities through Music Q’eros, Perú. La regeneración de relaciones cosmológicas e identidades específicas a través de la música
Holly Wissler
Anthropologica , 2010,
Abstract: One of the principal purposes of Q’eros music is to actively regenerate and re-create good relationships with the cosmos and the spirit world they believe in. In this paper, I explore how both the Q’eros’ indigenous songs as well as their newly-adopted music and dance for Peru’s largest pilgrimage, Qoyllurit’i, achieve efficacy of purpose through similar techniques of sound production and aesthetics. Even though the specific musical traits (structure, scale, and instrumentation) of both musical styles are significantly different, I address how Q’eros’ musical production of both types share the same focus and serve the same end-goals, whether the ritual is an intimate one within the community or shared with thousands of other people from the greater region. In addition, the performance of both styles of music serve as specific identity markers for the Q’eros depending on their contextual use and the identity desired at the time. In other words, the Q’eros’ musical choices allow them to shift identities between traditional Q’eros in their home community and misti (mestizo) in Qoyllurit’i. Uno de los principales objetivos de la música de la comunidad andina Q’eros es re-generar y re-crear buenas relaciones con el cosmos y con el mundo espiritual en el que cree. En esta ponencia analizo el modo cómo tanto las canciones indígenas de Q’eros como la música y danza que la comunidad ha incorporado recientemente a la peregrinación más grande del Perú —Qoyllurit’i— logran la eficacia del propósito a través de similares técnicas de producción de sonido y estética. Aunque los rasgos específicos de ambos estilos (estructura, escala e instrumentación) son significativamente diferentes, yo me ocupo de la forma en que la producción musical de ambos tipos comparte el mismo enfoque y sirve a la misma meta, ya sea que se trate de un ritual íntimo dentro de la comunidad o de uno compartido con miles de otras personas de la gran región.Además, la interpretación de los dos tipos de música sirve como indicador de identidad específica para los q’eros, dependiendo de su uso contextual y la identidad deseada en el momento. Es decir, las elecciones musicales les permiten cambiar de identidad entre la de q’eros tradicionales en su comunidad natal, y la de misti (mestizo) en Qoyllurit’i.
Window of Opportunity for Home Care Nurses: Telehealth Technologies
Russo, Holly
Online Journal of Issues in Nursing , 2001,
Abstract: Multiple telehealth technologies are currently available for nurses working in home care and other community settings. Furthermore, the rate at which new electronic technologies, which can promote home care nursing, are introduced continues to increase. This article addresses the need for increased use of information technologies in home care nursing, describes how information technologies are changing the way we give nursing care, provides examples of telehealth nursing in home care, and discusses the future of telehealth technologies in nursing.
Infectious Diseases: Challenges and Solutions -- Web References
Holly Klinger
Online Journal of Issues in Nursing , 2006,
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