- Measurement pilot study of the Meditative Movement Inventory (MMI)Linda Larkey
College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
J Nurs Meas 20:230-43. 2012..This article describes the development and preliminary validation of two subscales of the meditative movement inventory (MMI)...
- A cancer screening intervention for underserved Latina women by lay educatorsLinda K Larkey
College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:557-66. 2012..The purpose of this study was to examine two delivery methods of lay health educators (promotoras de salud) to increase screening behavior and evaluate costs...
- Recruitment of Hispanic women to the Women's Health Initiative. the case of Embajadoras in ArizonaLinda K Larkey
Women s Cancer Prevention Office, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
Control Clin Trials 23:289-98. 2002..Other potential influences on enrollment or referral success could not be determined due to the small sample size. Further study is needed to examine the best methods to encourage enrollment for women referred to the study...
- A model of effects of narrative as culture-centric health promotionLinda K Larkey
College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
J Health Commun 15:114-35. 2010..Implications, boundaries, and limitations of the model are discussed...
- Storytelling for promoting colorectal cancer screening among underserved Latina women: a randomized pilot studyLinda K Larkey
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Arizona Cancer Center, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, USA
Cancer Control 16:79-87. 2009....
- Latina recruitment for cancer prevention education via Community Based Participatory Research strategiesLinda K Larkey
University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Arizona Cancer Center, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258, United States
Contemp Clin Trials 30:47-54. 2009..To emphasize the degree to which a particularly underserved population was recruited, we present data comparing demographic and screening profiles of enrollees to the general population of Latinos in Arizona...
- The Lay Advocates' Communication Assessment Tool (LACAT)Linda K Larkey
Cancer Prevention and Integrative Medicine Office, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, 10510 N 92nd Street, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, USA
J Cult Divers 14:135-40. 2007..The subscales that comprise the Lay Advocacy Communication Assessment Tool may serve as a basis for developing a validated instrument and may subsequently be used to identify effective recruitment strategies...
- Latino recruitment to cancer prevention/screening trials in the Southwest: setting a research agendaLinda K Larkey
Cancer Prevention Office, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, USA
Appl Nurs Res 21:30-9. 2008..We suggest a research agenda to further illuminate critical factors for successful Latino recruitment...
- Storytelling for promoting colorectal cancer prevention and early detection among LatinosLinda K Larkey
University of Arizona, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Patient Educ Couns 67:272-8. 2007..Our study was designed to test a novel communication modality for promoting colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention and screening messages among Latinos...
- Las mujeres saludables: reaching Latinas for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer prevention and screeningLinda Larkey
Arizona Cancer Center at the University of Arizona, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258, USA
J Community Health 31:69-77. 2006....
- Osteoporosis prevention: knowledge and behavior in a southwestern communityLinda K Larkey
College of Public Health, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Phoenix 85006, USA
J Community Health 28:377-88. 2003..Social marketing campaigns for osteoporosis prevention should be segmented for cultural and age differences, especially considering differences in orientations toward exercise, milk consumption, and competing emphasis on other diseases...
- A comprehensive review of health benefits of qigong and tai chiRoger Jahnke
Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Am J Health Promot 24:e1-e25. 2010..Research trials and reviews, however, treat them as separate targets of examination. This review examines the evidence for achieving outcomes from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of both...
- Effects of an art-based curriculum on clinical trials attitudes and breast cancer prevention knowledgePatricia M Herman
Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, P O Box 210068, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
Health Educ Behav 33:664-76. 2006..The results of this study show promise for the use of a community-developed art-based curriculum in the Latina population to increase willingness to enroll in clinical trials...
- Meditative movement as a category of exercise: implications for researchLinda Larkey
College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Arizona Cancer Center, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
J Phys Act Health 6:230-8. 2009..Meditative Movement (MM) is proposed as a new category of exercise defined by (a) some form of movement or body positioning, (b) a focus on breathing, and (c) a cleared or calm state of mind with a goal of (d) deep states of relaxation...
- Perceived benefits of meditative movement in older adultsCarol Rogers
College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Geriatr Nurs 31:37-51. 2010..Clinicians can use the findings of this review to identify motivational factors for initiation and adherence and identify specific benefits from an effective TC intervention...
- GCC Women: Causes and Processes of Midlife Weight GainManal Al-Zadjali
a College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Health Care Women Int 35:1269-88. 2014..The findings of this study suggest that weight-management program plans targeting perimenopausal GCC women should take into consideration the multiple levels of factors and cultural influences on their behavior. ..
- Perimenopausal obesityColleen Keller
College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:987-96. 2010....
- A review of clinical trials of tai chi and qigong in older adultsCarol E Rogers
Arizona State University, USA
West J Nurs Res 31:245-79. 2009..Missing from the reviewed reports is a discussion of how spiritual exploration with meditative forms of PA, an important component of these movement activities, may contribute to successful aging...
- IMPACT OF RISK TALKS ON PATIENT COLORECTAL SCREENINGLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Research Question 1: Which source of cancer risk discussions will improve the rates of patient compliance with the recommended colorectal early detection tests more, physician or staff initiated? ..
- Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care ClinicsLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2009..Identification and engagement with the story and perceptions of threat, fear and stress will be assessed as mediators. Findings will potentially inform effective primary care practice interventions for CRCS. ..