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  1. ncbi Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: a systematic review
    Stuart J H Biddle
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Prev Med 51:345-51. 2010
  2. ncbi Sedentary behaviour and obesity development in children and adolescents
    Juan Pablo Rey-López
    HELENA Study Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Edificio Cervantes, 2nd Floor, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:242-51. 2008
  3. ncbi Neck/shoulder, low back, and arm pain in relation to computer use, physical activity, stress, and depression among Dutch adolescents
    A C M Diepenmaat
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 117:412-6. 2006
  4. ncbi Frequent computer-related activities increase the risk of neck-shoulder and low back pain in adolescents
    Paula T Hakala
    Tampere School of Public Health, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 16:536-41. 2006
  5. ncbi Clinical signs and physical function in neck and upper extremities among elderly female computer users: the NEW study
    B Juul-Kristensen
    Department of Physiology, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:136-45. 2006
  6. ncbi Television viewing, computer game playing, and Internet use and self-reported time to bed and time out of bed in secondary-school children
    Jan Van den Bulck
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Sleep 27:101-4. 2004
  7. ncbi Atomic switch: atom/ion movement controlled devices for beyond von-neumann computers
    Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
    WPI Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Adv Mater 24:252-67. 2012
  8. ncbi Parent and child screen-viewing time and home media environment
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 43:150-8. 2012
  9. pmc "I'm on it 24/7 at the moment": a qualitative examination of multi-screen viewing behaviours among UK 10-11 year olds
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:85. 2011
  10. pmc Predicting children's media use in the USA: differences in cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis
    Sook Jung Lee
    Department of Mass Communication, Chung Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:123-43. 2009

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  1. ncbi Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: a systematic review
    Stuart J H Biddle
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Prev Med 51:345-51. 2010
    ..To review the empirical evidence concerning the strength of tracking of sedentary behaviours from childhood and adolescence...
  2. ncbi Sedentary behaviour and obesity development in children and adolescents
    Juan Pablo Rey-López
    HELENA Study Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Edificio Cervantes, 2nd Floor, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:242-51. 2008
    Sedentary lifestyle patterns in children and adolescents, i.e. playing digital games, using computers and especially watching television, have been associated with obesity...
  3. ncbi Neck/shoulder, low back, and arm pain in relation to computer use, physical activity, stress, and depression among Dutch adolescents
    A C M Diepenmaat
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 117:412-6. 2006
  4. ncbi Frequent computer-related activities increase the risk of neck-shoulder and low back pain in adolescents
    Paula T Hakala
    Tampere School of Public Health, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 16:536-41. 2006
    ..We studied how the use of computers, the Internet, and mobile phones, playing digital games and viewing television are related to NSP and LBP in ..
  5. ncbi Clinical signs and physical function in neck and upper extremities among elderly female computer users: the NEW study
    B Juul-Kristensen
    Department of Physiology, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:136-45. 2006
    ..Physical function tests should be further developed in order to be able to detect pre-stages of work-related disorders for preventive strategies...
  6. ncbi Television viewing, computer game playing, and Internet use and self-reported time to bed and time out of bed in secondary-school children
    Jan Van den Bulck
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Sleep 27:101-4. 2004
  7. ncbi Atomic switch: atom/ion movement controlled devices for beyond von-neumann computers
    Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
    WPI Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Adv Mater 24:252-67. 2012
    ..Such atomic switch characteristics can not only improve the performance of present-day electronic systems, but also enable development of new types of electronic systems, such as beyond von- Neumann computers.
  8. ncbi Parent and child screen-viewing time and home media environment
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 43:150-8. 2012
    ..Data on the predictors of youth screen-viewing time is predominately from older children in North America. Parental and home media environment factors that are associated with screen-viewing time could be targeted in interventions...
  9. pmc "I'm on it 24/7 at the moment": a qualitative examination of multi-screen viewing behaviours among UK 10-11 year olds
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:85. 2011
    ..In this paper we used qualitative methods to assess the nature and extent of multiple forms of screen-viewing in UK children...
  10. pmc Predicting children's media use in the USA: differences in cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis
    Sook Jung Lee
    Department of Mass Communication, Chung Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:123-43. 2009
    ..Twenty-four hour time use diaries are used to assess children's time spent with media (television, video games, computers, and reading)...
  11. ncbi A prospective study of computer users: II. Postural risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders
    Michele Marcus
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:236-49. 2002
    ..Despite widespread recommendations regarding posture during computer use, associations between specific postures and musculoskeletal health are not well characterized...
  12. pmc Knowledge-based analysis of microarray gene expression data by using support vector machines
    M P Brown
    Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:262-7. 2000
    ..Finally, we use SVMs to predict functional roles for uncharacterized yeast ORFs based on their expression data...
  13. pmc Can playing the computer game "Tetris" reduce the build-up of flashbacks for trauma? A proposal from cognitive science
    Emily A Holmes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e4153. 2009
    ..We predicted that playing "Tetris" half an hour after viewing trauma would reduce flashback frequency over 1-week...
  14. ncbi Television viewing, computer use, and BMI among U.S. children and adolescents
    Janet E Fulton
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S28-35. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence of television (TV) viewing, computer use, and their combination and associations with demographic characteristics and body mass index (BMI) among U.S. youth...
  15. pmc Fast algorithms for large-scale genome alignment and comparison
    Arthur L Delcher
    Department of Computer Science, Loyola College in Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 30:2478-83. 2002
    ..The system code is being made freely available by the authors...
  16. ncbi Relationship between screen time and metabolic syndrome in adolescents
    Amy E Mark
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 69 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:153-60. 2008
    ..The primary objective was to determine the dose-response relation between screen time (television + computer) and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in adolescents...
  17. pmc Overweight in children and adolescents associated with TV viewing and parental weight: Project HeartBeat!
    Lyn M Steffen
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S50-5. 2009
    ..Parental obesity and TV viewing are risk factors for childhood obesity. This study assessed the association of children's TV viewing and computer use with body mass and examined whether parental weight status modified the association...
  18. ncbi Neuromuscular assessment in elderly workers with and without work related shoulder/neck trouble: the NEW-study design and physiological findings
    G Sjøgaard
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:110-21. 2006
    ..The study was unable to reveal quantitative EMG indicators and functional tests that could objectively assess disorders in NS-cases...
  19. ncbi Feasibility and compliance of automated measurement of quality of life in oncology practice
    E P Wright
    Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Clin Oncol 21:374-82. 2003
    ..However, logistic problems are substantial. Automated systems solve many of these problems. We field-tested the feasibility and compliance that can be achieved using a computer touchscreen system in two consecutive studies...
  20. pmc Searching for SNPs with cloud computing
    Ben Langmead
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Genome Biol 10:R134. 2009
    ..Crossbow is available from
  21. pmc Stability and change in screen-based sedentary behaviours and associated factors among Norwegian children in the transition between childhood and adolescence
    Mekdes K Gebremariam
    Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:104. 2012
  22. pmc An intelligent architecture based on Field Programmable Gate Arrays designed to detect moving objects by using Principal Component Analysis
    Ignacio Bravo
    Electronics Department, University Alcala, Escuela Politecnica, Campus Universitario, Ctra Madrid Barcelona km 33 6 28871, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 10:9232-51. 2010
    ..The proposal achieves a high ratio of processed images (up to 120 frames per second) and high quality segmentation results, with a completely embedded and reliable hardware architecture based on commercial CMOS sensors and FPGA devices...
  23. ncbi Effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing screen time in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Gita Wahi
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:979-86. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of interventions focused on reducing screen time...
  24. pmc Profiles of sedentary behavior in children and adolescents: the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2006
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:353-9. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence of time spent in sedentary behaviors (e.g., TV/video and computer use) among youth in the US...
  25. ncbi Clinical decision support software for management of chronic heart failure: development and evaluation
    Stephen J Leslie
    Department of Cardiology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Comput Biol Med 36:495-506. 2006
    ..To develop and evaluate clinical decision support software (CDSS) to aid physicians treat patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  26. ncbi Longitudinal associations of energy balance-related behaviours and cross-sectional associations of clusters and body mass index in Norwegian adolescents
    Maria E van der Sluis
    Department of Health Science, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1716-21. 2010
    ..Insight into the role of energy balance-related behaviours (EBRB) is of great importance when it comes to prevention of weight gain and design of interventions tailored to target these behaviours...
  27. pmc Software-recorded and self-reported duration of computer use in relation to the onset of severe arm-wrist-hand pain and neck-shoulder pain
    Stefan IJmker
    Research Centre on Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 68:502-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between duration of computer use at work, measured with software and self-reports, and the onset of severe arm-wrist-hand and neck-shoulder symptoms...
  28. pmc Development and psychometric evaluation of a new instrument for measuring sleep length and television and computer habits of Swedish school-age children
    Pernilla Garmy
    School Health Care, Klostergårdsskolan, Lund, Sweden
    J Sch Nurs 28:138-43. 2012
    ..600) regarding both sleep and media habits. The instrument can be a valuable tool in a clinical setting, both for measuring sleep habits in a class and for discussing sleep with individual school children and their families...
  29. pmc The association between computer use and cognition across adulthood: use it so you won't lose it?
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:560-8. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that frequent computer activity is associated with good cognitive function, particularly executive control, across adulthood into old age, especially for those with lower intellectual ability...
  30. ncbi Effects of playing a computer game using a bright display on presleep physiological variables, sleep latency, slow wave sleep and REM sleep
    Shigekazu Higuchi
    Department of Public Health, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita, Japan
    J Sleep Res 14:267-73. 2005
    ..These results suggest that playing an exciting computer game affects sleep latency and REM sleep but that a bright display does not affect sleep variables...
  31. ncbi Dose-response associations between screen time and overweight among youth
    Clare Hume
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood Victoria, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:61-4. 2009
    ..To examine dose-response associations between screen time and overweight, independent of physical activity and dietary intake...
  32. ncbi Computer mouse use predicts acute pain but not prolonged or chronic pain in the neck and shoulder
    J H Andersen
    Johan Hviid Andersen, Department of Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, 7400 Herning, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:126-31. 2008
    ..Computer use may have an adverse effect on musculoskeletal outcomes. This study assessed the risk of neck and shoulder pain associated with objectively recorded professional computer use...
  33. ncbi A descriptive epidemiology of screen-based media use in youth: a review and critique
    Simon J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    J Adolesc 29:333-49. 2006
    ..For children with access to a television set, the number of hours spent viewing does not appear to have increased over the past 50 years...
  34. ncbi Consulting room computers and their effect on general practitioner-patient communication
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:644-51. 2010
    in the western medical world, computers form part of the standard equipment in the consulting rooms of most GPs. As the use of a computer requires time and attention from GPs, this may well interfere with the communication process...
  35. ncbi Using reconfigurable hardware to accelerate multiple sequence alignment with ClustalW
    Tim Oliver
    School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Bioinformatics 21:3431-2. 2005
    ..We present a new approach to compute multiple sequence alignments in far shorter time using reconfigurable hardware. This results in an implementation of ClustalW with significant runtime savings on a standard off-the-shelf FPGA...
  36. pmc Computer work and musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and upper extremity: a systematic review
    Morten Waersted
    National Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 8149 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:79. 2010
    ..This review examines the evidence for an association between computer work and neck and upper extremity disorders (except carpal tunnel syndrome)...
  37. ncbi Reliability and validity of a brief questionnaire to assess television viewing and computer use by middle school children
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 74:370-7. 2004
  38. pmc GPU-BLAST: using graphics processors to accelerate protein sequence alignment
    Panagiotis D Vouzis
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bioinformatics 27:182-8. 2011
    ..Any improvement in the execution speed of BLAST would be of great importance in the practice of bioinformatics, and facilitate coping with ever increasing sizes of biomolecular databases...
  39. pmc Loss of productivity due to neck/shoulder symptoms and hand/arm symptoms: results from the PROMO-study
    Swenne G van den Heuvel
    TNO Work and Employment, P O Box 718, 2130 AS, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 17:370-82. 2007
  40. ncbi A prospective study of computer users: I. Study design and incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders
    Fredric Gerr
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:221-35. 2002
    ..A prospective study of computer users was performed to determine the occurrence of and evaluate risk factors for neck or shoulder (N/S) and hand or arm (H/A) musculoskeletal symptoms (MSS) and disorders (MSD)...
  41. ncbi Test-retest reliability and validity of self-reported duration of computer use at work
    Stefan IJmker
    TNO VUmc, EMGO Institute, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:113-9. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the test-retest reliability and the validity of self-reported duration of computer use at work...
  42. ncbi Should we be concerned about children spending extended periods of time in sedentary pursuits even among the highly active?
    Jo Salmon
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:66-8. 2008
  43. ncbi Screen-viewing behaviors among preschoolers parents' perceptions
    Meizi He
    Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 29:120-5. 2005
    ..Exploring young children's experiences with this modifiable behavior may be beneficial to the creation of a multifaceted program aimed at the primary prevention of obesity...
  44. ncbi Screen time among Canadian adults: a profile
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:31-43. 2008
  45. pmc Should office workers spend fewer hours at their computer? A systematic review of the literature
    S IJmker
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 64:211-22. 2007
  46. pmc Sociodemographic and home environment predictors of screen viewing among Spanish school children
    Itziar Hoyos Cillero
    Nursing I Department, Nursing University School, University of the Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena s n, Leioa, 48940 Biscay, Spain
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:392-402. 2011
    ..This study examined associations among environmental, sociocultural, age variables and screen viewing among Spanish children...
  47. ncbi Using patient-driven computers to provide cost-effective prevention in primary care: a conceptual framework
    Anthony P Shakeshaft
    National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
    Health Promot Int 18:67-77. 2003
    This paper initially presents a rationale for the cost-effectiveness of using patient-driven computers in primary care services...
  48. ncbi Task-parallel message passing interface implementation of Autodock4 for docking of very large databases of compounds using high-performance super-computers
    Barbara Collignon
    Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Comput Chem 32:1202-9. 2011
    ..In 24 h, on 8192 high-performance computing CPUs, the present MPI version would allow docking to a rigid protein of about 300K small flexible compounds or 11 million rigid compounds...
  49. ncbi Individual and social predictors of screen-viewing among Spanish school children
    Itziar Hoyos Cillero
    Nursing I Department, Nursing University School, University of Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena s n, Leioa 48940 Biscay, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 170:93-102. 2011
    ..Friends and parents play a central role, therefore understanding the dynamics of friends and targeting family influences may be critical to the success of interventions to reduce screen-viewing...
  50. ncbi A randomized trial of audio computer and in-person interview to assess HIV risk among drug and alcohol users in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
    Anna Azevedo Simoes
    Health Department of the State Government of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:237-43. 2006
    ..ACASI seems to be a key resource in improving the reporting of sensitive data in Brazil, as it has been in prior international studies...
  51. ncbi Risk factors for persistent elbow, forearm and hand pain among computer workers
    Christina F Lassen
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej, Glostrup, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:122-31. 2005
    ..This study examined the influence of work-related and personal factors on the prognosis of "severe" elbow, forearm, and wrist-hand pain among computer users...
  52. ncbi Adolescent screen-viewing behaviour is associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages: the role of habit strength and perceived parental norms
    Stef P J Kremers
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 48:345-50. 2007
    ..Consequences of the identified role of habit and parental norms in the interplay between sedentary behaviour and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among adolescents are discussed...
  53. ncbi Assessing the physical loading of wearable computers
    James F Knight
    School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Appl Ergon 38:237-47. 2007
    Wearable computers enable workers to interact with computer equipment in situations where previously they were unable. Attaching a computer to the body though has an unknown physical effect...
  54. ncbi Development of perfusion CT software for personal computers
    Yoshito Tsushima
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Gunma University Hospital, Japan
    Acad Radiol 9:922-6. 2002
    ..authors developed software for creating quantitative maps of arterial and portal perfusion in the upper abdominal organs on personal computers. The image quality of these perfusion computed tomographic (CT) images was visually evaluated.
  55. ncbi Screen time, physical activity, and overweight in U.S. youth: national survey of children's health 2003
    Susan B Sisson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Laboratory, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:309-11. 2010
    ..Boys and girls who engage in low physical activity and high leisure time sedentary behavior are two times more likely to be overweight than more active, less sedentary children...
  56. ncbi Getting seamless care right from the beginning - integrating computers into the human interaction
    Christopher Pearce
    Melbourne East General Practice Network, Melbourne, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 155:196-202. 2010
    ..Whilst there are many benefits to E-Health, there are also significant risks if computers are not adequately integrated into this interaction and accurate data are consequently not available on the ..
  57. ncbi The fault, dear viewer, lies not in the screens, but in ourselves: relationships between screen media and childhood overweight/obesity
    Sarah McKetta
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 58:1493-508, xii. 2011
    ..This article summarizes recent findings about associations between electronic screen media and childhood overweight/obesity, hypothesized mechanisms, and mediators. Recommendations are made for parents and clinicians...
  58. ncbi Screen time and risk behaviors in 10- to 16-year-old Canadian youth
    Valerie Carson
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Prev Med 52:99-103. 2011
    ..To examine television, computer, and video game use as possible determinants of multiple risk behaviors (MRB) among Canadian youth...
  59. ncbi Knowledge and practices of ergonomics in computer users
    Rakhshaan Khan
    Department of Physiology, Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 62:213-7. 2012
    ..To assess knowledge and practices of ergonomics among desktop users of different professions...
  60. pmc Older men who use computers have lower risk of dementia
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e44239. 2012
    To determine if older men who use computers have lower risk of developing dementia.
  61. ncbi Games at work: the recreational use of computer games during working hours
    Leonard Reinecke
    Hamburg Media School, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:461-5. 2009
    ..Implications of these findings for research on personal computer use during work and for games research in general are discussed...
  62. ncbi Crosswords to computers: a critical review of popular approaches to cognitive enhancement
    Amy J Jak
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, Psychology Service and Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health CESAMH, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr 151B, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 23:13-26. 2013
    ..Despite these limitations, evidence suggests that computerized cognitive training has the potential to positively impact one's sense of social connectivity and self-efficacy...
  63. ncbi Use of tablet personal computers for sensitive patient-reported information
    Alexandra Dupont
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Support Oncol 7:91-7. 2009
    Notebook-style computers (e/Tablets) are increasingly replacing paper methods for collecting patient-reported information. Discrepancies in data between these methods have been found in oncology for sexuality-related questions...
  64. ncbi Environmental determinants of physical activity and sedentary behavior
    N Owen
    University of Wollongong, Australia
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 28:153-8. 2000
    ..Past research has emphasized psychosocial determinants of physical activity. Progress in the field will require more focus on understanding sedentary behaviors and the role of environmental determinants...
  65. pmc TV time but not computer time is associated with cardiometabolic risk in Dutch young adults
    Teatske M Altenburg
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e57749. 2013
    ..We aim to examine the association of TV time and computer time separately with cardiometabolic biomarkers in young adults. Additionally, the mediating role of waist circumference (WC) is studied...
  66. pmc Does computer use pose a hazard for future long-term sickness absence?
    Johan H Andersen
    Danish Ramazzini Centre, Department of Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, 7400 Herning, Denmark
    J Negat Results Biomed 9:1. 2010
    ..We have earlier found that computer use did not predict persistent pain in the neck and upper limb, and it seems that computer use neither predicts future long-term sickness absence of all causes...
  67. ncbi Associations between diet and (in)activity behaviours with overweight and obesity among 10-18-year-old Czech Republic adolescents
    Linda de Gouw
    Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Prevention and Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University, De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1701-7. 2010
    ..To assess the prevalence of normal weight, overweight and obesity among 10-18-year-old Czech Republic adolescents and to assess the association between energy balance-related behaviours and overweight/obesity...
  68. ncbi Your brain on Google: patterns of cerebral activation during internet searching
    Gary W Small
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:116-26. 2009
  69. ncbi Nurses and computers. An international perspective on nurses' requirements
    Carol S Bond
    Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, England
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:228-32. 2007
    ..The aim of the visit was to explore nurses' attitudes towards, and experiences of, using computers in their practice, and the requirements that they have to encourage, promote and support them in using ICT...
  70. ncbi Response time accuracy in Apple Macintosh computers
    Ian Neath
    Psychology Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, A1B 3X9, Canada
    Behav Res Methods 43:353-62. 2011
    The accuracy and variability of response times (RTs) collected on stock Apple Macintosh computers using USB keyboards was assessed...
  71. pmc Association between neighborhood socioeconomic status and screen time among pre-school children: a cross-sectional study
    Valerie Carson
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, E 488 Van Vliet Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2H9, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:367. 2010
    ..source of sedentary behavior in children is time spent viewing TV or movies, playing video games, and using computers. To date no study has examined the impact of neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) on pre-school children's ..
  72. ncbi Obesity and low vision as a result of excessive Internet use and television viewing
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 62:60-2. 2011
    ..The study findings confirmed a positive association between obesity and low vision as a result of excessive time spent on the TV view and Internet use...
  73. ncbi Intentions of hospital nurses to work with computers: based on the theory of planned behavior
    Snunith Shoham
    Department of Information Science, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900 Israel
    Comput Inform Nurs 26:106-16. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to determine registered nurses' attitudes related to intent to use computers in the hospital setting as a predictor of their future behavior...
  74. ncbi Simulation of cardiac electrophysiology on next-generation high-performance computers
    Rafel Bordas
    Oxford University Computing Laboratory, University of Oxford, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QD, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 367:1951-69. 2009
    ..The challenge lies in the efficient implementation of adaptive algorithms on massively parallel computers. The finite-element (FE) method is often used in heart simulators as it can encapsulate the complex geometry and ..
  75. ncbi Screen time and physical violence in 10 to 16-year-old Canadian youth
    Ian Janssen
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Int J Public Health 57:325-31. 2012
    ..To examine the independent associations between television, computer, and video game use with physical violence in youth...
  76. ncbi Effects of computer training and Internet usage on the well-being and quality of life of older adults: a randomized, controlled study
    Karin Slegers
    Institute of Brain and Behaviour, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P176-84. 2008
    ..We collected data at baseline, after 4 months, and after 12 months. The results showed that using computers and the Internet neither positively nor negatively influenced everyday functioning, well-being and mood, and the ..
  77. ncbi Associations between physical activity of primary school first-graders during leisure time and family socioeconomic status
    Liudmila Dregval
    Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 4, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 45:549-56. 2009
    ..Fewer first-graders from families living in villages than those living in cities attended sports or dancing clubs and played on a computer, but more of them spent leisure time outside...
  78. ncbi Initial Investigation of the relation between extended computer use and temporomandibular joint disorders
    Romina Perri
    Department of Periodontology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NorthCarolina, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:643. 2008
    ..To determine if temporomandibular joint disorders (TMDs) are associated with extended computer use...
  79. ncbi Client acceptability of the use of computers in a sexual health clinic
    R L Tideman
    School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 17:121-3. 2006
    b>Computers in sexual health medicine largely remain provider-centred for use in client care, data collection, administration and education...
  80. ncbi Television viewing, computer game play and book reading during meals are predictors of meal skipping in a cross-sectional sample of 12-, 14- and 16-year-olds
    Kathleen Custers
    Leuven School for Mass Communication Research and Leuven Food Science and Nutrition Research Centre LFoRCe, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 13:537-43. 2010
    ..To examine whether television viewing, computer game playing or book reading during meals predicts meal skipping with the aim of watching television, playing computer games or reading books (media meal skipping)...
  81. ncbi A distributed architecture for activating the peripheral nervous system
    David Andreu
    DEMAR team, INRIA LIRMM, 161 rue Ada, 34392 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    J Neural Eng 6:026001. 2009
    ..It provides a powerful research device to determine the optimal, least aggressive and the most efficient way to activate the peripheral nervous system using an implanted FES system that is less invasive than other existing devices...
  82. ncbi Media use as a reason for meal skipping and fast eating in secondary school children
    J Van den Bulck
    The Leuven School for Mass Communication Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Van Evenstraat 2A, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:91-100. 2006
    ..This study examined self-reported meal skipping and eating faster than usual with the goal of watching television or playing computer games...
  83. ncbi Adolescent screen time and attachment to parents and peers
    Rosalina Richards
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin Medical School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 9015
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:258-62. 2010
    ..To examine associations between screen time (television, video or DVD, gaming, and computer use) and attachment to parents and peers in 2 cohorts of adolescents 16 years apart...
  84. ncbi Exploring the early steps of amyloid peptide aggregation by computers
    Normand Mousseau
    Departement de Physique and Regroupement quebecois sur les materiaux de pointe, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acc Chem Res 38:885-91. 2005
    ..We focus here on the structural and dynamic aspects of the aggregation as observed in state-of-the-art computer simulations of amyloid-forming peptides with an emphasis on the activation-relaxation technique...
  85. ncbi Mobile telephones, computers, and the internet: sex differences in adolescents' use and attitudes
    Helen Rees
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:482-4. 2007
    ..No sex differences were reported for either general mobile phone use or expertise, although analysis of specific aspects of use indicated that the sexes favored different phone activities...
  86. ncbi Effects of an active ergonomics training program on risk exposure, worker beliefs, and symptoms in computer users
    Brenda L Greene
    Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Work 24:41-52. 2005
    ..Two constructs from the social-cognitive theory were adopted to provide a more comprehensive assessment of the proximal markers of behavior change...
  87. pmc High-throughput sequence alignment using Graphics Processing Units
    Michael C Schatz
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:474. 2007
  88. pmc Computer-based quality of life questionnaires may contribute to doctor-patient interactions in oncology
    G Velikova
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 86:51-9. 2002
    ..Having symptoms and functional problems expressed quantitatively on a scale was useful for detection of change over time...
  89. ncbi Associations between sedentary behavior and blood pressure in young children
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:724-30. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of sedentary behavior on blood pressure (BP) in young children using different indicators of sedentariness...
  90. ncbi Television, computer use, physical activity, diet and fatness in Australian adolescents
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:248-55. 2006
    ..To examine sedentary behaviours (including television viewing, playing computer games and computer use), diet, exercise and fitness in relation to overweight/obesity in Australian adolescents...
  91. ncbi Computer users' risk factors for developing shoulder, elbow and back symptoms
    Birgit Juul-Kristensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:390-8. 2004
    ..This prospective study concentrated on determining factors of computer work that predict musculoskeletal symptoms in the shoulder, elbow, and low-back regions...
  92. ncbi A comparison of the reliability of self-reported drug use and sexual behaviors using computer-assisted versus face-to-face interviewing
    M L Williams
    Behavioral Research Group, Houston, TX, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:199-213. 2000
    ..However, bias was found to be associated with data collection format and may be partially attributable to the complexity of the questionnaire...
  93. ncbi General practitioners' use of computers for prescribing and electronic health records: results from a national survey
    D Keith McInnes
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA mcinnesAThcp med harvard edu
    Med J Aust 185:88-91. 2006
    To describe how general practitioners use computers for clinical purposes.
  94. ncbi Identification of priorities for medication safety in neonatal intensive care
    Desiree L Kunac
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Saf 28:251-61. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify and prioritize potential failures in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) medication use process through application of FMEA...
  95. ncbi Computer-based testing: initial report of extensive use in a medical school curriculum
    Michael W Peterson
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Teach Learn Med 16:51-9. 2004
    ..Computer-based digital technology offers many opportunities in medical education. One type of digital technology, computer-based testing (CBT), has potentially wide application in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education...
  96. ncbi Computer work duration and its dependence on the used pause definition
    Janneke M Richter
    Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, P O Box 2040, NL 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 39:772-8. 2008
    ..Software manufacturers and ergonomists assessing computer work duration could use the found relationships for software design and study comparison...
  97. ncbi Modifiable characteristics associated with sedentary behaviours among youth
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto ON, Canada, M5G 2L7
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:93-101. 2008
    ..Childhood overweight and obesity is a major public health issue. A better understanding of factors associated with sedentary behaviours would provide valuable insight for tailoring interventions to prevent or reduce overweight among youth...
  98. pmc Variable size computer-aided detection prompts and mammography film reader decisions
    Fiona J Gilbert
    Division of Applied Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Lilian Sutton Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R72. 2008
  99. ncbi Risk factors for generally reduced productivity--a prospective cohort study of young adults with neck or upper-extremity musculoskeletal symptoms
    Maria Bostrom
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Göteborg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:120-32. 2008
  100. pmc Accuracy of audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) and self-administered questionnaires for the assessment of sexual behavior
    Dianne Morrison-Beedy
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:541-52. 2006
    ..Choice of assessment mode and frequency should be based upon the research question(s), population, resources, and context in which data collection will occur...
  101. ncbi Modeling and simulation of hepatic drug disposition using a physiologically based, multi-agent in silico liver
    Li Yan
    The UCSF UCB Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Pharm Res 25:1023-36. 2008
    ..Validate a physiologically based, mechanistic, in silico liver (ISL) for studying the hepatic disposition and metabolism of antipyrine, atenolol, labetalol, diltiazem, and sucrose administered alone or in combination...

Research Grants83

  1. Personalized Clinical Diagnostics and Beyond: Integrated Ring Resonator Arrays
    Ryan Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This technology promises to broadly impact the landscape of the biomedical sciences, both meeting the clinical diagnostic challenges of today and pioneering the paradigm-shifting discoveries of tomorrow. ..
  2. Computer/Electrical Engineering
    Theodore Raphan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Design and implement multiprocessor workstations to facilitate individual use of computers in molecular biological modeling...
  3. Needle-Implantable, Wireless Multi-Sensor for Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    Santhisagar Vaddiraju; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of interacting with various digital accessories (such as, personal digital assistants, cell phones and personal computers)...
    Mark T Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..the department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases maintains a computer network that interfaces with all computers at MSU...
  5. Light-Alarming Personal Noise Dosimeter System
    ALEXANDER MILOVANOV; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Recorded "noise history" can be transferred to personal computers (PC) for later analysis...
  6. Cortical Synapses and Psychosis in AD
    Robert A Sweet; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Computer The laboratories are equipped with the following computers: Dell PowerEdge 4400 with dual 733 MHz Xeon processors Novell Server, used for maintaining the database of brain ..
  7. Diabetes Prevention Program for Young Adults with increased risk for Type 2 Diabe
    Eun Seok Cha; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Advanced technology (e.g., Pocket computers and social network media) will be employed in the pilot intervention to enhance the feasibility and ..
  8. The Biology of Exercise, Metabolism and Aging
    Andrew P Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Trainees have offices, computers, research equipment, excellent libraries, and a graduate curriculum to enhance their mentor-based training...
  9. OpenLIS: The Development of a Clinical Laboratory Information System Using the Op
    ROGER ALLAN HUBBARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and reliability, and now threatens its closed source, proprietary rivals on every front from personal computers and enterprise servers to embedded systems and hand-held devices...
  10. A high-resolution in situ proteomics atlas of salivary gland development
    Melinda Larsen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e. microscope, fluidics, computers and controllers, and antibodies and supplies, which will all purchased from US vendors) and by providing two new ..
  11. Gender Equity-Focused, Male-Centered Family Planning for Rural India
    Niranjan Saggurti; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Intervention effects will be assessed via behavioral surveys collected on hand-held computers (PDAs) with rural young husbands (18-30 years) and their wives (N=1500 couples, 30 couples per village) at ..
  12. Developing a brain-machine interface for an ankle robot
    Larry Forrester; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..using noninvasive electroencephalograhy (EEG) to capture brain activation patterns that can be used to control computers and/or devices...
  13. QuitAdvisorOB: A tool for delivering smoking cessation guidance to pregnant women
    Jamie L Studts; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of QuitAdvisorOB, an interactive, web-distributable, clinical decision support software application for computers or mobile devices...
  14. Optimizing communication devices for children with dyskinetic cerebral palsy
    Terence D Sanger; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and 20-60% of these children may require special-purpose keyboards, screens, or software to communicate with computers and computer-controlled assistive devices...
  15. Electronic Diary Assessment of Pain in Juvenile Arthritis
    Laura E Schanberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emotion regulation, and physical function and be trained in the use of electronic diaries on handheld computers for daily data collection...
  16. Completely Digitizing the Custom-Fit Hearing Aid Shell Manufacturing Process
    STEVEN YI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..way for the creation of optimally fitting audio devices for the next generation of cell phones and "wearable" computers potentially PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The three-dimensional digital acquisition system and technology developed ..
  17. Novel Adherence Measurement and Intervention in Children with New-Onset Epilepsy
    Avani C Modi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., computers, office space) make CCHMC an ideal institution for such an award...
    KENNETH EDWARD RUDD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for a new microbiology, supported by predictive analysis of gene, RNA and protein sequences and structures using computers. The parallel development of microbial genome science, bioinformatics, Internet 2...
  19. Integrating Patient Generated Family Health History from Varied EHR Entry Portals
    Jennifer S Haas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..independent of a health care visit, including telephone (interactive voice response technology), tablet computers in a physician's waiting room, and a secure internet portal at home...
    Alan G Barbour; Fiscal Year: 2010 sufficiently elucidated at the molecularto organismal levels that an infection can be accurately simulated by computers. We will evaluate this by developing models that are based on currently available data about infection dynamics ..
  21. Amorphous computation with transcription logic gates
    Andrew D Ellington; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..was coined by MIT researchers to describe computing systems comprised of very large numbers of identical computers each of which possessed limited processing power, limited memory, local communcation, no a priori knowledge of ..
  22. Live Smart Live Safe: HIV Prevention for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Phase II product will be a downloadable web-based program for use on personal computers, iPad(R), and other tablet based technologies, suitable for use by adolescents with ID.
  23. Petascale Molecular Dynamics Data Processing System
    Klaus Schulten; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and state-of-the-art visualization that links to present and next generation terascale- to-petascale computers at the national supercomputing centers to support large-scale and long- time biomolecular simulations of ..
  24. Orchestra: A high performance biomedical supercomputing collaborative
    Marcos Athanasoulis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As computers processors become faster and memory and storage space increase, scientists are able to run billions of ..
    Kenneth L Lange; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Computers have continued to grow exponentially in speed and memory...
  26. Web-based and Interactive Virtual Environments for Children with Food Allergies
    Josh S Spitalnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The promise of commercial opportunity is significant in an era in which there is an increasingly widespread access to and everyday use of computers, smart phones, and tablet technologies.
  27. Tailored Touchscreen Colorectal Cancer Prevention in Urban Core Clinics
    K Allen Greiner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The majority of the intervention will be delivered in primary care settings on low-cost touch screen computers through multimedia audio-narrative and video messages...
  28. Development and Translational Assesment of a Tongue-Based Assistive Neuro-Technol
    Maysam Ghovanloo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..TDS) is an assistive neuro-technology, which allows completely paralyzed users utilize their tongue motion to access computers and control wheelchairs. We further develop TDS and evaluate it by individuals with severe disabilities.
  29. CD14 facilitates neural device integration and performance
    Jeffrey R Capadona; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..signals recorded from neurons by intracortical electrodes have been used by human patients to communicate with computers and to control robotic limbs...
  30. Magnetoresistive Sensor Platform for Parallel Cancer Marker Detection
    Marc D Porter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..which is based on the magnetics concepts that read the hard disk drive in most of today's laptop computers and portable music media players, that will simultaneously and rapidly detect large numbers of disease markers ..
  31. Depressed Mothers in Rural Areas: Web-Facilitated Cognitive Behavioral Treatment
    Lisa B Sheeber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., computers and internet connections were supplied to all participants;access to the internet was provided by a single ..
    Oscar A Candia; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..for three critical modules which are difficult to support with local resources: Machine Shop;Electronics/Computers and Histology/Tissue Processing...
  33. Conversational Engagement as a Means to Delay Alzheimer's Disease Onset
    HIROKO HAYAMA DODGE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Face-to-face communication will be conducted through the use of personal computers, webcams, and user-friendly simple interactive Internet programs (i.e...
  34. SMART Mounts: independent positioning of mounted devices by people with severe di
    DIANNE GOODWIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..essential that these individuals are able to readily access food, drinks, speech devices, controls, phones, and computers. With this technology, they would be able to manage their own needs by being able to move things where and when ..
  35. Cortex Changes in Real/Imagined Movement in ALS
    Robert C Welsh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge will contribute to the biomedical engineering effort to build devices to allow people with ALS to directly control computers and assistive technologies with their brains.
  36. Functional Assessment Screening Patient Reported Information: FAST-PRI
    Rachel Hess; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The FAST currently uses wirelessly-networked tablet computers to collect PRI while patients wait to see their primary care provider and provides this PRI to providers at the ..
  37. BMT CTN 1101 Ancillary Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    Scott D Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this study, we propose to use novel web-based survey tools that can be completed from home computers and many mobile phones...
  38. Evaluating a Web-based Child Passenger Safety Program: Safety in Seconds v 2.0
    Andrea C Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With the ever-growing access to computers, results of this work will have widespread utility for disseminating effective CSS and BPBS behavior change ..
  39. Evaluating a Preference-Tailored Intervention to Increase CRC Screening
    Sarah T Hawley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the web-site from home will be offered for those who have the adequate Internet capabilities, experience with computers, and the ability to view the site no more than 24 hours prior to their primary care appointment...
  40. Development and evaluation of online CME course for disseminating clinical guidel
    Ladislav Volicer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..into the curriculum and providers will be able to access the course remotely using smart phones and tablet computers. The project's objectives are: (1) At least 700 Nursing Home Medical Directors and clinicians will complete ..
  41. Using Technology to Enhance Cancer Communication and Improve Clinical Outcomes
    David H Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..found in the efficacy context, (b) improve outcomes by testing the efficacy of small devices rather than laptop computers and by enhancing CHESS collaborative nature by using wikis and other co-creation technologies, and (c) further ..
    Steven J Pittler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Computer Module provides access to high-end computers and peripherals, custom programming capability, and assistance with office and lab computers and software...
  43. Live Smart Live Safe: Healthy Development for Girls and Adolescents with Intellec
    KHAYA DELAINE CLARK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., how to get to know people). The Phase II product will be a downloadable IHCA for use on personal computers, iPad(R), and other tablet based technologies, suitable for joint use by both adults and children/adolescents ..
  44. A general Bayesian polymorphism discovery tool
    Gabor Marth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a fast, reliable, full functionality discovery tool that is free for academic research, performs well in large discovery projects, but can run on desktop computers, and is easily accessible to Biologists in small or medium laboratories.
  45. Development and Validation of a Computer-Administered Health Literacy Measure
    Raymond L Ownby; Fiscal Year: 2013 touch screen technology to make the measure easily administered and scored and readily accessible via computers or the Internet...
  46. A Music-Based Rehabilitation Device for Training and Assessing Hand Function
    Nizan Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2012 have an intuitive, easy-to-use game interface that is suitable for users who have minimal experience with computers, and to automatically quantify and log the user's movement and use habits...
  47. The Virtual Cadaver Lab: An Innovative Platform to Supplement Medical Education
    Young Seok Kim; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Over the past decade, personal computers have achieved remarkable performance milestones, driven by the gaming industry...
  48. A "lip reading" click device for disabled computer users
    PHILIP R SCHAEFER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The R&D in this Phase II SBIR project will result in an improved way to use computers for individuals with disabilities who cannot use a standard mouse to click on objects on the computer screen...
  49. Me, A Doc!
    ALVIN REES MIDGLEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Designed for use in classrooms or by individuals with computers or tablets, this interactive learning tool can be disseminated widely and will lead to enhanced health science ..
  50. Computerized System for Phonemic Awareness Intervention
    PAMELA ALLISON CONNORS; Fiscal Year: 2011 taking advantage of "drag- and-drop" and other touch response modalities that current low-cost touch screen computers (e.g...
  51. An Automated, Tailored Information Application for Medication Health Literacy
    Raymond L Ownby; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..interventions to promote health literacy have the potential for being readily available on desktop computers or over the Internet...
  52. In Vivo Assessment of Young Adults' Exposure to Cigarette Advertising
    William G Shadel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..EMA uses palmtop computers to monitor psychological phenomenon in "real time" and in "real life"...
  53. Toward a practical ultrasound tomography algorithm for improved breast imaging
    Cuiping Li; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..current ultrasonic tomography's imaging algorithms, hindered by the limited memory and processor speed of computers, are based on ray theory and assume a homogeneous background, which is inaccurate for complex heterogeneous ..
  54. Ready, Set, Snooz! A web-delivered, prescriptive intervention for pediatric sleep
    Dawn McDaniel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The promise of commercial opportunity is significant in an era in which there is increasingly widespread access to and everyday use of computers, smart phones, and tablet technologies.
  55. Recovery Roadmap: Person-Centered Care Planning
    Janis Tondora; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The two tools - which can be accessed on computers, mobile devices, and tablets - work in tandem to support the overall consumer-provider relationship and create a ..
  56. A Hybrid General Natural Language Processing Architecture
    PATRICK W JAMIESON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..these records, since most medical data is in the form of free text which cannot be stored and manipulated by computers. Once this is accomplished, population health data can be analyzed which will lead to better treatment ..
  57. Impacting diet and sedentary behaviors in adolescent through handheld computers
    Nicole L Nollen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. An Experience-Sampling Study of Exposure to Alcohol Advertising &Youth Drinking
    Steven C Martino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..points (0, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months) through paper surveys and 14-day time/event sampling using EMA via handheld computers. Two types of interviews will be programmed on the handheld computers: random prompts and exposure-related "..
  59. Innovative Supercomputing for Breakthrough Molecular Dynamics
    Joel R Stiles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will enable breakthrough science, and may also usher in a new era of specialized computers developed for biomedical modeling and simulation, spanning molecular to cellular and tissue scales of space and ..
  60. Identifying Mechanisms that Predict Obesity Using Ecological Momentary Assessment
    Lisa Ranzenhofer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Using electronic digital palm top computers, girls with LOC will be queried regarding their interactions and relationships, mood, and eating episodes, as ..
  61. A Parent-Child Program to Prevent Adolescent Pregnancy
    LYNNE HG SWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..DVD program suitable for home DVD players will be created for group presentations and families without access to computers or the Internet...
  62. Computerized Alcohol Misuse Intervention with Micro-targeted Normative Feedback
    DIANA HOWARD CALDWELL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..HEALTH RELEVANCE: The envisioned SBI product will be designed for use on headphone-equipped touch screen tablet computers. The entire screening and intervention session will take approximately 15 minutes so that a patient can complete ..
  63. Generation of Electricity by Normal Human Movement
    MARTIN BELCHER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..devices have become more mobile, enabling people to use medical devices, cellular/satellite phones, laptop computers, and GPS as they move around cities or in the wilderness...
  64. Digital Liberary Access-Rural Taylor County, Kentucky
    MICHELE DICKENS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The county does not have a degreed medical librarian. Aim 1: To purchase and install 12 public-access personal computers and software and 3 printers at the hospital, public library, and public health department and to upgrade ..
  65. Rural Trial of Clinic Order Entry with Decision Support
    Matthew Samore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study builds on a recently completed rural community randomized trial using handheld computers (PDAs) equipped with standalone clinical decision support systems (CDSS) to promote appropriate use of ..
    David Lobach; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..small project grant is to evaluate the clinical practice guideline system in a suitable environment in which computers are integrated into routine clinical workflow...
  67. Annual Conference: Computers in Cardiology
    Robert Arzbaecher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Funds are requested to partially defray costs of convening and publishing the scientific sessions of Computers in Cardiology for the 5 year period July 2003 to June 2008...
    MARIE ABATE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Community pharmacies frequently utilize computers for prescription related functions, but not generally for online information access...
    CHRISTINE PEDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2001 the Internet with a modest investment of time and resources in assistance; and, (2) to assess their use of computers to access service providers, peers, support groups, and other relevant sources of Internet information...
  70. WayFinder: Cognitive Aid for Independent Transportation
    Daniel Davies; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed project is to develop and evaluate WayFinder, a portable system that integrates Palmtop computers, global positioning systems, and instant messaging technology in a simplified multimedia application to provide ..
  71. A Wireless Wearable System to Measure Adherence to Mind-Body Protocols
    Paul Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Bluetooth network is a standard that is now available in many commercially available handheld computers and smart cell phones...
  72. Creation of a Library Portal
    MARY SARAMAK; Fiscal Year: 2003 personnel at Sound Shore Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital through the purchase of four new computers, connecting these computers to the hospital's T1 line, and the creation of a library website to organize access ..
  73. Current Issues in Research Ethics (CIRE)
    RUTH FISCHBACH; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The growth of genetics testing and research, proliferation of databanks, and use of the Internet and computers by investigators threaten individual and group privacy...
  74. Telehealth delivery of a weight loss program in diabetes
    Jennifer Lovejoy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Internet-based weight loss programs have been shown to be effective, however, access to personal computers is limited among elderly and low-income populations...
  75. Optimizing Emergency Aftercare with Mobile Video Prescriptions
    David J Mathison; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The videos are designed for, and delivered to, small-screen mobile devices such as smartphones or laptop computers so patients can view their discharge information whether in the comfort of their home or at the pharmacy while ..
  76. Mental Health Information Network of Metro Boston
    David Ginn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Project, which provided information skills and web training, development of a web-site, and a small number of computers (4) and a printer for the Doctor Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center...
    Susan Blanchard; Fiscal Year: 1992
    Funds are being sought to defray costs of convening Computers in Cardiology 1992 in Durham, North Carolina, from October llth to 14th, 1992...
    Elizabeth Glisky; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..result are threatened by decreased status and isolation in a society that is becoming increasingly dominated by computers. It seems certain that elderly people could benefit significantly from the use of computers if given the ..
  79. Calibration Tools For PC-Based Vision Assessment
    Gislin Dagnelie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and the JHU Lions Vision Center are teaming up to create a hardware toolkit that will allow personal computers to be used as accurately calibrated and controlled vision test instruments...
  80. Voice Transformation for Dysarthria - Phase I
    JAN VAN SANTEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The software will reside on laptop computers, with microphone input and amplified speaker or line output...
    Richard Robins; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..There is a growing consensus that computers are changing the way people communicate with each other, but to what extent is computer- mediated social ..
  82. Increasing youth physical activity: neighborhood environmen influences
    JAMES ROEMMICH; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..provided by applicant): Increased access to highly reinforcing sedentary behaviors in the home such as TV and computers are associated with overweight in youth...
  83. Smoking Cessation Coach--An Internet Tailoring Program
    Daniel Ford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Smoking is the number one health problem faced by the world today. Computers have increasingly been evaluated as a method to deliver smoking cessation self-help messages...