automobile driving

Summary

Summary: The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Secondhand tobacco smoke concentrations in motor vehicles: a pilot study
    M R Jones
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Office W7033B, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 18:399-404. 2009
  2. pmc Do the health benefits of cycling outweigh the risks?
    Jeroen Johan de Hartog
    University of Utrecht, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1109-16. 2010
  3. pmc Driving cessation and driving limitation in glaucoma: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project
    Pradeep Y Ramulu
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:1846-53. 2009
  4. ncbi Fatigue, sleep restriction and driving performance
    Pierre Philip
    Clinique du Sommeil, CHU Pellegrin, Place Amelie Raba Leon, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Accid Anal Prev 37:473-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Dose related risk of motor vehicle crashes after cannabis use
    J G Ramaekers
    Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, MD 6200 Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:109-19. 2004
  6. ncbi Different activation dynamics in multiple neural systems during simulated driving
    Vince D Calhoun
    Division of Psychiatric Neuro Imaging, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 16:158-67. 2002
  7. pmc Exploring eye movements in patients with glaucoma when viewing a driving scene
    David P Crabb
    Department of Optometry and Visual Science, City University London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e9710. 2010
  8. ncbi Cognition and motor control as a function of Delta9-THC concentration in serum and oral fluid: limits of impairment
    J G Ramaekers
    Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 85:114-22. 2006
  9. pmc Aging and nocturnal driving: better with coffee or a nap? A randomized study
    Patricia Sagaspe
    Clinique du Sommeil, CHU Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
    Sleep 30:1808-13. 2007
  10. ncbi Risk and severity of motor vehicle crashes in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea
    A T Mulgrew
    Diamond Health Centre, 2775 Laurel St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Thorax 63:536-41. 2008

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Publications298 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Secondhand tobacco smoke concentrations in motor vehicles: a pilot study
    M R Jones
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Office W7033B, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 18:399-404. 2009
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  2. pmc Do the health benefits of cycling outweigh the risks?
    Jeroen Johan de Hartog
    University of Utrecht, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1109-16. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Driving cessation and driving limitation in glaucoma: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project
    Pradeep Y Ramulu
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:1846-53. 2009
    ..To determine if glaucoma is associated with driving limitation or cessation...
  4. ncbi Fatigue, sleep restriction and driving performance
    Pierre Philip
    Clinique du Sommeil, CHU Pellegrin, Place Amelie Raba Leon, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Accid Anal Prev 37:473-8. 2005
    ..Sleepiness combined with fatigue significantly affected RT. Road safety campaigns should encourage drivers to avoid driving after sleep restriction, even on relatively short trips especially if they feel sleepy...
  5. ncbi Dose related risk of motor vehicle crashes after cannabis use
    J G Ramaekers
    Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, MD 6200 Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:109-19. 2004
    ..Combined use of THC and alcohol produced severe impairment of cognitive, psychomotor, and actual driving performance in experimental studies and sharply increased the crash risk in epidemiological analyses...
  6. ncbi Different activation dynamics in multiple neural systems during simulated driving
    Vince D Calhoun
    Division of Psychiatric Neuro Imaging, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 16:158-67. 2002
    ..Increases in cerebellar and occipital areas, presumably related to complex visuomotor integration, are activated during driving but not associated with driving speed...
  7. pmc Exploring eye movements in patients with glaucoma when viewing a driving scene
    David P Crabb
    Department of Optometry and Visual Science, City University London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e9710. 2010
    ..Hence, this study investigated eye movements in glaucomatous patients when viewing driving scenes in a hazard perception test (HPT)...
  8. ncbi Cognition and motor control as a function of Delta9-THC concentration in serum and oral fluid: limits of impairment
    J G Ramaekers
    Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 85:114-22. 2006
    ..It is concluded that serum THC concentrations between 2 and 5 ng/ml establish the lower and upper range of a THC limit for impairment...
  9. pmc Aging and nocturnal driving: better with coffee or a nap? A randomized study
    Patricia Sagaspe
    Clinique du Sommeil, CHU Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
    Sleep 30:1808-13. 2007
    ..To test the effects of coffee and napping on nocturnal driving in young and middle-aged participants...
  10. ncbi Risk and severity of motor vehicle crashes in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea
    A T Mulgrew
    Diamond Health Centre, 2775 Laurel St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Thorax 63:536-41. 2008
    ..A study was undertaken to determine whether OSAH severity influenced crash severity in patients referred for investigation of suspected sleep-disordered breathing...
  11. ncbi Glaucoma and on-road driving performance
    Sharon A Haymes
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:3035-41. 2008
    ..To investigate the on-road driving performance of patients with glaucoma...
  12. ncbi Text messaging during simulated driving
    Frank A Drews
    University of Utah, Psychology, 390S 1530E BEH Rm 502, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Hum Factors 51:762-70. 2009
    ..This research aims to identify the impact of text messaging on simulated driving performance...
  13. ncbi Highway driving performance and cognitive functioning the morning after bedtime and middle-of-the-night use of gaboxadol, zopiclone and zolpidem
    Tim R M Leufkens
    Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 18:387-96. 2009
    ..Administration later at night is associated with moderately impairing residual effects on driving and psychomotor performance but not on memory...
  14. ncbi Subjective sleepiness, simulated driving performance and blink duration: examining individual differences
    Michael Ingre
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sleep Res 15:47-53. 2006
    ..The results have implications for any application that needs prediction at the subject level (e.g. driver fatigue warning systems) as well as for research design and the interpretation of group average data...
  15. ncbi Can high-risk older drivers be identified through performance-based measures in a Department of Motor Vehicles setting?
    Karlene K Ball
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Edward R Roybal Center for Translational Research on Aging and Mobility, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:77-84. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between performance-based risk factors and subsequent at-fault motor vehicle collision (MVC) involvement in a cohort of older drivers...
  16. pmc Heading towards the Safer Highways: an assessment of the Avahan prevention programme among long distance truck drivers in India
    Arvind Pandey
    National Institute of Medical Statistics, New Delhi, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S15. 2011
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  17. pmc Driving with hemianopia, I: Detection performance in a driving simulator
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:5137-47. 2009
    ..This study was designed to examine the effect of homonymous hemianopia (HH) on detection of pedestrian figures in multiple realistic and hazardous situations within the controlled environment of a driving simulator...
  18. ncbi Mind wandering behind the wheel: performance and oculomotor correlates
    Jibo He
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Hum Factors 53:13-21. 2011
    ..An experiment studied the frequency and correlates of driver mind wandering...
  19. ncbi Driving is smoother and more stable when using the tangent point
    Farid I Kandil
    Department of Psychology II, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Vis 9:11.1-11. 2009
    ..Further, subjects drive more smoothly in terms of position on the lane and steering stability in the tangent-point condition...
  20. ncbi Trends in driving under the influence of drugs: a register-based study of DUID suspects during 1977-2007
    Karoliina K Ojaniemi
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie 166, Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 41:191-6. 2009
    ..1%). Suspected DUID cases have increased sharply after the introduction of a zero tolerance law, especially in regard to amphetamines. DUID is an increasing problem in Finland, and needs serious attention...
  21. ncbi Drugs and chronic alcohol abuse in drivers
    Brice M R Appenzeller
    Centre de Recherche Public, Santé Laboratoire National de Santé, Division de Toxicologie, Université du Luxembourg, Campus Limpertsberg, 162A Avenue de la Faïencerie, L 1511 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Forensic Sci Int 155:83-90. 2005
    ..Medicinal psychoactive drugs were clearly associated with poly-drug use, and were furthermore detected at supra-therapeutic levels in 34.9%...
  22. pmc Complete vision-based traffic sign recognition supported by an I2V communication system
    Miguel A García-Garrido
    Electronics Department, Polytechnic School, University of Alcala, Madrid 28871, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 12:1148-69. 2012
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  23. ncbi Cell phone-induced failures of visual attention during simulated driving
    David L Strayer
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South, 1530 East, Room 502, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 9:23-32. 2003
    ..The data suggest that the impairment of driving performance produced by cell phone conversations is mediated, at least in part, by reduced attention to visual inputs...
  24. ncbi Longitudinal driving performance in early-stage dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Janet M Duchek
    Department of Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1342-7. 2003
    ..To longitudinally assess on-road driving performance in healthy older adults and those with early-stage dementia of the Alzheimer type (DAT)...
  25. ncbi The neural substrates of driving at a safe distance: a functional MRI study
    Yuji Uchiyama
    Toyota Central R and D Labs, Inc, Nagakute 480 1192, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 352:199-202. 2003
    ..Task performance was negatively correlated with anterior cingulate activity, consistent with the role of this region in error detection and response selection...
  26. ncbi General practitioners' diagnostic skills and referral practices in managing patients with drug and alcohol-related health problems: implications for medical training and education programmes
    Lisa Fucito
    Drug Health Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:417-24. 2003
    ..Fucito LM, Gomes BS, Murnion B, Haber PS. General practitioners' diagnostic skills and referral practices in managing patients with drug and alcohol-related health problems: implications for medical training and education programmes...
  27. ncbi Visual processing impairment and risk of motor vehicle crash among older adults
    C Owsley
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0009, USA
    JAMA 279:1083-8. 1998
    ..The useful field of view is a measure that reflects decline in visual sensory function, slowed visual processing speed, and impaired visual attention skills...
  28. ncbi Cognitive test performance and crash risk in an older driver population
    J C Stutts
    University of North Carolina, Highway Safety Research Center, Chapel Hill 27599 3430, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 30:337-46. 1998
    ..1.5 times more likely to be in crashes than were drivers who scored in the highest 10%. Implications for the counseling and licensing of older drivers are discussed, along with recommendations for future research...
  29. ncbi Progressive hypoglycemia's impact on driving simulation performance. Occurrence, awareness and correction
    D J Cox
    Behavioral Medicine Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:163-70. 2000
    ..This study evaluated the blood glucose (BG) levels at which driving was impaired, impairment was detected, and corrective action was taken by subjects, along with the mechanisms underlying these three issues...
  30. ncbi Prevention of coordinated eye movements and steering impairs driving performance
    D E Marple-Horvat
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    Exp Brain Res 163:411-20. 2005
    ..Further experiments are suggested to reveal whether any attentional demand associated with keeping the eyes still contributes to the loss in performance...
  31. ncbi Patients' aims for epilepsy surgery: desires beyond seizure freedom
    D C Taylor
    Epilepsy Surgery Program, Irish Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Epilepsia 42:629-33. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The social and personal aims to accompany relief of epilepsy identified by patients are consistent with the literature on psychosocial adjustment to epilepsy...
  32. pmc Urban sprawl and public health
    Howard Frumkin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:201-17. 2002
  33. ncbi A two-point visual control model of steering
    Dario D Salvucci
    Department of Computer Science, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Perception 33:1233-48. 2004
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  34. pmc Driver sleepiness and risk of serious injury to car occupants: population based case control study
    Jennie Connor
    Division of Community Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 324:1125. 2002
    ..To estimate the contribution of driver sleepiness to the causes of car crash injuries...
  35. ncbi The impact of a nap opportunity during the night shift on the performance and alertness of 12-h shift workers
    M T Purnell
    New Zealand Environmental and Occupational Health Research Center, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Sleep Res 11:219-27. 2002
    ..Overall the results suggest some promise for a short duration nap taken in the workplace to counteract performance deficits associated with the first night shift...
  36. pmc Extended driving impairs nocturnal driving performances
    Patricia Sagaspe
    GENPPHASS, CHU Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e3493. 2008
    ..05) and increased significantly during the nocturnal driving sessions compared to the reference session (P<.01). At night, extended driving impairs driving performances and therefore should be limited...
  37. ncbi A critical review of the psychophysiology of driver fatigue
    S K Lal
    University of Technology, Health Science, Floor 14, Broadway, 2007, Sydney, NSW Australia
    Biol Psychol 55:173-94. 2001
    ..Given the above, understanding the psychology of fatigue may lead to better fatigue management. The findings from this review are discussed in the light of directions for future studies and for the development of fatigue countermeasures...
  38. ncbi On-road driving with moderate visual field loss
    Alex Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:657-67. 2005
    ..The purpose was to determine which maneuvers and skills should be included in future, larger scale investigations of the effect of peripheral field loss on driving performance...
  39. ncbi Survey of pedestrian detection for advanced driver assistance systems
    David Gerónimo
    Computer Vision Center and the Computer Science Department, Universitat Autònoma deBarcelona, Edifici O, Campus UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 32:1239-58. 2010
    ..Finally, discussion of the important topics is presented, putting special emphasis on the future needs and challenges...
  40. ncbi Effects of alcohol and other drugs on driver performance
    E J D Ogden
    Centre for Drugs and Driving, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:185-98. 2004
    ..No one test or group of tests currently meets the need for detecting and documenting impairment, either in the laboratory or at the roadside...
  41. ncbi Road traffic injuries in Thailand: trends, selected underlying determinants and status of intervention
    Paibul Suriyawongpaisal
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama, VI Payathai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:95-104. 2003
    ..The fragmented structure of road safety authorities further complicates collaboration and coordination. A broad coalition of stakeholders is needed to catalyze policy action...
  42. ncbi Smoking restrictions in the home and car among rural Native American and white families with young children
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Med 35:334-42. 2002
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  43. pmc ACTIVE: a cognitive intervention trial to promote independence in older adults
    J B Jobe
    Behavioral and Social Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Control Clin Trials 22:453-79. 2001
    ..Because of its size and the carefully developed rigor, ACTIVE may serve as a guide for future behavioral medicine trials of this nature...
  44. ncbi Eye-steering coordination in natural driving
    M Chattington
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Exp Brain Res 180:1-14. 2007
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  45. ncbi Using vision to control locomotion: looking where you want to go
    R M Wilkie
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Exp Brain Res 204:539-47. 2010
    ..These results show that successful control of high-speed locomotion requires fixations in the direction you want to steer rather than using a single road feature like the tangent point...
  46. ncbi [Alcohol and amphetamines use among long-distance truck drivers]
    Eurípedes Costa do Nascimento
    Grupo de Pesquisa Psicologia e Instituições, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Assis, SP, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 41:290-3. 2007
    ..It is concluded that there is a need of preventive and education campaigns targeting this occupation category at gas stations and transportation companies, focusing on the risks of these substances' use during working hours...
  47. ncbi [Health surveillance of truck drivers: it is not just a question of drugs. Description of a one-year experience]
    M M Riva
    Unita Operativa Ospedaliera Medicina del Lavoro, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo
    Med Lav 101:207-17. 2010
    ..The first step required the collection of bio-statistical data, in order to analyze prevalence and incidence of work-related diseases in the future...
  48. ncbi Analysis of alcohol and drugs in oral fluid from truck drivers in Norway
    Hallvard Gjerde
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Forensic Medicine and Drug Abuse Research, Oslo, Norway
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:43-8. 2012
    ..To examine alcohol and drug use among truck drivers compared to car or van drivers in Norway by analyzing samples of oral fluid...
  49. ncbi Factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea among commercial motor vehicle drivers
    Wen Xie
    CorporateHealth Service, Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:169-73. 2011
    ..Identify factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) risk during commercial driver medical examinations...
  50. ncbi Age-related differences in visual scanning at median-divided highway intersections in rural areas
    Shan Bao
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, 3131 Seamans Center, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:146-52. 2009
    ..Older and younger drivers checked the rearview mirror significantly less when compared to middle-aged drivers...
  51. ncbi A qualitative exploration of self-regulation behaviors among older drivers
    Laura K M Donorfio
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Waterbury 06702, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 20:323-39. 2008
    ..Policy implications include developing functional transit programs for older adults and car manufacturer training workshops to educate older adults on the safety features of newly purchased automobiles...
  52. ncbi Obesity relationships with community design, physical activity, and time spent in cars
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 27:87-96. 2004
    ..Obesity is a major health problem in the United States and around the world. To date, relationships between obesity and aspects of the built environment have not been evaluated empirically at the individual level...
  53. pmc Driving simulation as a performance-based test of visual impairment in glaucoma
    Felipe A Medeiros
    Hamilton Glaucoma Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0946, USA
    J Glaucoma 21:221-7. 2012
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  54. pmc Visual and cognitive deficits predict stopping or restricting driving: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Driving Study (SEEDS)
    Lisa Keay
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:107-13. 2009
    ..To determine the visual and other factors that predict stopping or restricting driving in older drivers...
  55. ncbi To drive or not to drive, that isn't the question-the meaning of self-regulation among older drivers
    Laura K M Donorfio
    University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT 06702, USA
    J Safety Res 40:221-6. 2009
    ..This research examines older drivers and how they rationalize and cope with their own changing psychological and physical functioning vis-à-vis self-regulation and driving...
  56. ncbi Drivers overtaking bicyclists: objective data on the effects of riding position, helmet use, vehicle type and apparent gender
    Ian Walker
    Department of Psychology, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Accid Anal Prev 39:417-25. 2007
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  57. pmc The effect of active versus passive training strategies on improving older drivers' scanning in intersections
    Matthew R E Romoser
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, MA 01003, USA
    Hum Factors 51:652-68. 2009
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  58. ncbi Congestion road tax and physical activity
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 38:171-7. 2010
    ..Large-scale policy and environmental changes, such as congestion road taxes, may be a way to promote active transportation...
  59. ncbi Self-regulation of driving and its relationship to driving ability among older adults
    M R J Baldock
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1038-45. 2006
    ..These specific driving situations were the ones in which the drivers had low confidence and that the drivers were most able to avoid if they wished to...
  60. ncbi Neuropsychological tests and driving in dementia: a review of the recent literature
    Marcia Thereza Silva
    Instituto de Psiquiatria do Rio de Janeiro IPUB, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 55:484-8. 2009
    ..Neuropsychological tests measure several aspects of cognition and are useful to evaluate elderly drivers with cognitive impairment. However, there is no consensus on a standard battery of tests that could accurately predict safe driving...
  61. ncbi Returning to work after a stroke: a retrospective study at the Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Center La Tour de Gassies
    T Doucet
    Service de médecine du travail et de pathologie professionnelle, CHU de Bordeaux, Groupe Hospitalier Pellegrin, Bâtiment PQR, entrée 2, 2e etage, Place Amelie Raba Leon, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Ann Phys Rehabil Med 55:112-27. 2012
    ..To study work re-entry by patients having suffered a stroke at least 3 years previously...
  62. ncbi The link between built environment, pedestrian activity and pedestrian-vehicle collision occurrence at signalized intersections
    Luis F Miranda-Moreno
    Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, McGill University, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 43:1624-34. 2011
    ..The proposed framework is useful for the identification of effective pedestrian safety actions, the prediction of pedestrian volumes and the appropriate safety design of new urban developments that encourage walking...
  63. ncbi Older adults' safety perceptions of driving situations: towards a new driving self-regulation scale
    Karen A Sullivan
    Clinical Neuropsychology Research Group, School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 43:1003-9. 2011
    ..We suggest that a new avoidance scale is needed and we present a new item pool that may be used for this purpose...
  64. pmc Driving cessation and health trajectories in older adults
    Jerri D Edwards
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, MHC 1340, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1290-5. 2009
    ..However, it is unclear whether the transition to driving cessation itself results in health declines or whether driving cessation subsequently exacerbates health declines over time...
  65. ncbi Car drivers attend to different gaze targets when negotiating closed vs. open bends
    Farid I Kandil
    Department of Psychology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Vis 10:24.1-11. 2010
    ..In open bends they alternatively look far into the straight road segments adjacent to the bend, but do not use gaze sampling...
  66. ncbi [Consensus recommendations for the assessment of fitness to drive in cognitively impaired patients]
    U P Mosimann
    Universitäre Psychiatrische Dienste, Direktion Alterspsychiatrie, Bern
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 101:451-64. 2012
    ..On behalf of the association of the Swiss Memory Clinics, a group of experts has developed recommendations to assess fitness to drive in cognitively impaired older adults...
  67. ncbi Driving abilities in frontotemporal dementia patients
    V de Simone
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 23:1-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate driving competency and the relationship between neuropsychiatric symptoms and driving behavior in frontotemporal dementia (FTD) patients...
  68. ncbi Driver sleepiness and individual differences in preferences for countermeasures
    Anna Anund
    Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute VTI, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Sleep Res 17:16-22. 2008
    ..The participants were grouped according to their use of any of the four categories of countermeasures. The most common cluster was those who used activity, as well as stopping and drinking caffeine...
  69. ncbi Sleepiness, sleep-disordered breathing, and accident risk factors in commercial vehicle drivers
    Mark E Howard
    Institute of Breathing and Sleep, Bowen Centre, Austin Health and University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:1014-21. 2004
    ..44, p = 0.04). Chronic excessive sleepiness and sleep-disordered breathing are common in Australian commercial vehicle drivers. Accident risk was related to increasing chronic sleepiness and antihistamine and narcotic analgesic use...
  70. ncbi Actual driving performance and psychomotor function in healthy subjects after acute and subchronic treatment with escitalopram, mirtazapine, and placebo: a crossover trial
    Marleen Wingen
    Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Brain and Behaviour Institute, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:436-43. 2005
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  71. ncbi The Long Beach/Fort Lauderdale relative risk study
    Richard D Blomberg
    Dunlap and Associates, Inc, Stamford, CT 06906 2300, USA
    J Safety Res 40:285-92. 2009
    ..The role of alcohol as a major factor in traffic crash causation has been firmly established. However, controversy remains as to the precise shape of the relative risk function and the BAC at which crash risk begins to increase...
  72. ncbi The acute effects of d-amphetamine and methamphetamine on attention and psychomotor performance
    Beata Y Silber
    Drugs and Driving Research Unit, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, 400 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:154-69. 2006
    ..It is not clear how the deleterious effects of amphetamines on driving performance are mediated in terms of select cognitive processes...
  73. pmc An RFID-based intelligent vehicle speed controller using active traffic signals
    Joshué Pérez
    Centro de Automática y Robótica, UPM CSIC, 28500 Arganda del Rey, Madrid, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 10:5872-87. 2010
    ..The performance of the system is checked empirically, with promising results...
  74. ncbi Driving under the influence of drugs -- evaluation of analytical data of drugs in oral fluid, serum and urine, and correlation with impairment symptoms
    Stefan W Toennes
    Institute of Forensic Toxicology, Center of Legal Medicine, Kennedyallee 104, D 60596 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 152:149-55. 2005
    ..7%). The data demonstrate that oral fluid is superior to urine in correlating with serum analytical data and impairment symptoms of drivers under the influence of drugs of abuse...
  75. ncbi Using eye movements to evaluate effects of driver age on risk perception in a driving simulator
    Anuj Kumar Pradhan
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Hum Factors 47:840-52. 2005
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  76. ncbi Optokinetic nystagmus is elicited by curvilinear optic flow during high speed curve driving
    Colas N Authié
    UMR 6233, Institut des Sciences du Mouvement Etienne Jules MAREY, CNRS and Université de la Méditerranée, France
    Vision Res 51:1791-800. 2011
    ..The present study confirms that the tangent point is a privileged feature in the dynamic visual scene during curve driving, and underlines a contribution of the global optical flow to gaze behavior during active self-motion...
  77. ncbi Cognitive, sensory and physical factors enabling driving safety in older adults
    Kaarin J Anstey
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:45-65. 2005
    ..We propose that three enabling factors (cognition, sensory function and physical function/medical conditions) predict driving ability, but that accurate self-monitoring of these enabling factors is required for safe driving behaviour...
  78. ncbi Distribution of road traffic deaths by road user group: a global comparison
    H Naci
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 15:55-9. 2009
    ..Road traffic deaths are a major global health and development problem. An understanding of the existing burden of road traffic deaths in the population is necessary for developing effective interventions...
  79. ncbi HIV/AIDS and the long-distance truck drivers in south-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey on the knowledge, attitude, risk behaviour and beliefs of truckers
    Glory O Atilola
    Department of Biological Sciences, Redeemer s University, P M B 3005, Redemption City, Ogun State, Nigeria
    J Infect Public Health 3:166-78. 2010
    ..The focus of this study is to determine the prevalence, risk behaviour, attitude and knowledge of HIV among long-distance heavy-truckers from a cross-sectional survey conducted in the south-west Nigeria...
  80. pmc The effect of cannabis compared with alcohol on driving
    R Andrew Sewell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Addict 18:185-93. 2009
    ..Future research should focus on resolving contradictions posed by previous studies, and patients who smoke cannabis should be counseled to wait several hours before driving, and avoid combining the two drugs...
  81. ncbi Prolonged nocturnal driving can be as dangerous as severe alcohol-impaired driving
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 20:585-8. 2011
    ..05%; after 3 h of driving impairment corresponds to a BAC of 0.08%. In conclusion, a maximum of two continuous nocturnal driving hours should be recommended...
  82. ncbi Prevalence of psychoactive drug use among drivers in Thailand: a roadside survey
    Atiporn Ingsathit
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Accid Anal Prev 41:474-8. 2009
    ..However, for illicit drugs, the prevalence detected in this study was lower than those of earlier studies from high-income countries...
  83. ncbi Sleep disorders and accidental risk in a large group of regular registered highway drivers
    Pierre Philip
    Universite Bordeaux 2, CNRS, GENPPHASS, CHU Bordeaux, France
    Sleep Med 11:973-9. 2010
    ..Sleep disorders can affect driving skills, but the relative impact of sleep complaints among a large population of highway drivers is still unknown...
  84. ncbi Traffic-related injury prevention interventions for low-income countries
    Samuel N Forjuoh
    Texas A and M University System, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:109-18. 2003
    ..It behooves LIC governments, however, to ensure that only standard, approved safety devices like helmets are imported into their countries. Additionally, LICs may need to improvise and innovate in the traffic safety technology transfer...
  85. ncbi Reducing contrast makes speeds in a video-based driving simulator harder to discriminate as well as making them appear slower
    Mark S Horswill
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Perception 37:1269-75. 2008
    ..Our results supported both predictions, each of which may have traffic-safety implications when reduced-contrast conditions are experienced in real life, such as with fog or when the driver has cataracts...
  86. ncbi Drugs and driving
    J Michael Walsh
    The Walsh Group, P A, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:241-53. 2004
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  87. ncbi Social desirability effects in driver behavior inventories
    A E af Wåhlberg
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, P O Box 1225, 751 42 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Safety Res 41:99-106. 2010
    ..Given that such questionnaires often use self-reported safety variables as criteria, and have social implications, the risk of artefactual associations is high...
  88. pmc A European study on alcohol and drug use among young drivers: the TEND by Night study design and methodology
    Roberta Siliquini
    Department of Public Health, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:205. 2010
    ..The TEND by Night project has been designed to evaluate the relationship between driving performance and psychoactive substances assumption in young drivers enrolled at typical places of consumption...
  89. ncbi Active commuting influences among adults
    Melissa Bopp
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Prev Med 54:237-41. 2012
    ..Active commuting (AC) is a behavior with many documented health benefits; however, influences on AC are not well understood. This paper examined a range of influences on self-reported AC behavior...
  90. ncbi The impact of chronic pain patients' psychotropic drug knowledge and warning labels on the decision whether to drive a car or not
    D S Veldhuijzen
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Universityof Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:360-4. 2006
    ..A growing number of patients use these psychotropic medicines on a daily basis, and this may interfere with their ability to drive a car...
  91. pmc Acute cannabis consumption and motor vehicle collision risk: systematic review of observational studies and meta-analysis
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1V7
    BMJ 344:e536. 2012
    ..To determine whether the acute consumption of cannabis (cannabinoids) by drivers increases the risk of a motor vehicle collision...
  92. ncbi Self-rated driving performance among elderly drivers referred for driving evaluation
    Barbara Freund
    The Glennan Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 825 Fairfax Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:613-8. 2005
    ..To explore whether elderly drivers of varying driving skill levels (1) differ in their perception of their driving evaluation performance and (2) determine if self-rated driving evaluation performance is related to cognitive ability...
  93. ncbi Prevalence and issues in non-use of safety belts and child restraints in a high-income developing country: lessons for the future
    Peter Barss
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:256-63. 2008
    ..We assessed wearing of SBs after 5 years, together with use of safety restraints by rear passengers and children, perceptions about SBs, and use of tinted glass...
  94. ncbi Drinking and driving: a decrease in executive frontal functions in young drivers with high blood alcohol concentration
    Simone Cristina Aires Domingues
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil
    Alcohol 43:657-64. 2009
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  95. ncbi Acute alcohol tolerance on subjective intoxication and simulated driving performance in binge drinkers
    Cecile A Marczinski
    Department of Psychology, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:238-47. 2009
    ..By contrast, non-binge drinkers showed no acute tolerance...
  96. ncbi Perception of simulated driving performance after sleep restriction and caffeine
    Sarah N Biggs
    School of Psychology, Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 63:573-7. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi Tonic and phasic EEG and behavioral changes induced by arousing feedback
    Chin Teng Lin
    Brain Research Center, University System of Taiwan, Hsinchu, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 52:633-42. 2010
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  98. ncbi Biomechanics of road traffic collision injuries: a clinician's perspective
    H O Eid
    Trauma Group, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, PO Box 17666, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Singapore Med J 48:693-700; quiz 700. 2007
    ..Clinical examples of road traffic collision patients will highlight the value of understanding biomechanics in patient management...
  99. ncbi Impaired alertness and performance driving home from the night shift: a driving simulator study
    Torbjorn Akerstedt
    Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sleep Res 14:17-20. 2005
    ..102 to 0.143 s), and increased subjective sleepiness. The results indicate severe postnight shift effects on sleepiness and driving performance...
  100. ncbi Is glaucoma associated with motor vehicle collision involvement and driving avoidance?
    Gerald McGwin
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0009, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:3934-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the association between the diagnosis of glaucoma and motor vehicle collision (MVC) involvement and driving avoidance in drivers aged > or =50 years...
  101. ncbi Sleep habits, sleepiness and accidents among truck drivers
    José Carlos Souza
    Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:925-30. 2005
    ..To evaluate the quality of sleep, shift work, alcohol and psychostimulant drug use, and the prevalence of accidents among truck drivers...

Research Grants68

  1. Neural Models of Behavior
    Dana H Ballard; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of human visually guided behaviors that we propose to develop and test using the more demanding virtual automobile driving environment...
  2. A Novel Approach to Assessing Cognitive State During Real-World Tasks
    Robin Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..individuals in young/middle age, 2) HAND remains prevalent and affects everyday functioning, including automobile driving, and 3) as with other conditions, clinic-based NP assessments only modestly predict success or failure at ..
  3. Ability of Partial Inverse Agonist, Iomazenil, to Block Ethanol Effects in Humans
    DEEPAK CYRIL D'SOUZA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Measures of intoxication will be collected before, and several times during and after drug administration. Automobile driving will be assessed using a driving simulator...
  4. BIOBEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF ACUTE ETHANOL WITHDRAWAL
    Frank Holloway; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..g., automobile driving) and even disastrous results (e.g., health care or aviation industries)...
  5. CHOLESTEROL REDUCTION EFFECTS ON BEHAVIOR
    Matthew Muldoon; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The components of the test battery are: 1) automobile driving (simulation), 2) everyday memory tests, 3) pre-employment aptitude and performance tests, 4) social ..
  6. Driving Rehabilitation in Parkinson?s Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Automobile driving is a crucial aspect of everyday life, yet vehicular crashes pose a serious public health problem...
  7. SLEEP DEPRIVATION AND ALCOHOL EFFECTS IN MARIJUANA USERS
    Anthony Liguori; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..is to quantify how alcohol alters the effects of marijuana on mood, equilibrium, attention, and simulated automobile driving. The second aim is to quantify how partial sleep deprivation alters the effects of marijuana on these ..
  8. Realtime Neural Monitor for Drug Abuse Research
    Alan Gevins; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..will determine the feasibility of this concept in the context of marijuana-intoxicated subjects operating an automobile driving simulator...
  9. Public Health Model to Promote Safe Elderly Driving
    Sherrilene Classen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. FUNCTIONAL IMPACT OF NEUROBEHAVIORAL IMPAIRMENTS IN HIV
    Robert Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..between NP impairments and important aspects of everyday functioning, including vocational functioning, automobile driving, and more routine activities required for independent living...
  11. Drivers with Alcohol Use Disorders: At high risk for crashes?
    Robert B Voas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will determine the prevalence of drivers with alcohol use disorders in traffic crashes and provide information to policymakers concerned with treatment and prevention programs. ..
  12. ENVIRONMENTAL PREVENTION OF COLLEGE ALCOHOL PROBLEMS
    Robert Voas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Lowering the drinking age: The New Zealand example
    Robert Voas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Campuses selling alcohol--Profit of Problem?
    Robert Voas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  15. Six Programs for the Future of Alcohol Safety
    Robert Voas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Voas to become involved in a broader range of programs than if he otherwise were limited by taking on the full management of individual R01 projects. For this effort we are requesting 5 years of support for 75% of Dr. Voas' time. ..
  16. ENHANCING ALCOHOL INTERLOCK EFFECTS ON 1ST DUI OFFENDERS
    Robert Voas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This research builds on experience gained in a 5-year RO1-funded program in Alberta, Canada. ..
  17. EVALUATION OF EFFORTS TO REDUCE BORDER BINGE DRINKING
    Robert Voas; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..El Paso/Juarez, a border town with a similar border-binge drinking problem will, serve as a comparison site. ..
  18. Campuses selling alcohol--Profit of Problem?
    Robert Voas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  19. Predicting Driver Safety in Parkinson's Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Automobile driving is a crucial aspect of everyday life, yet vehicular crashes pose a serious public health problem...
  20. Tailored Web Program to Reduce At-Risk College Drinking
    C Raymond Bingham; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If effective, the proposed intervention could be inexpensively modified to deliver effective interventions to large numbers of university students, members of other populations, and to target other health risk behaviors. ..
  21. An Evaluation of the Night Restriction and Passenger Limitation Components of Gra
    James Fell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Effect of 14 Underage Drinking Laws on Youthful Deaths
    James Fell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. ALCOHOL & CRASH FATALITIES: ETHNIC GROUPS AT RISK
    Eduardo Romano; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results from the project will be useful to policymakers and program managers and will inform the design and delivery of traffic safety interventions tailored to minority populations. ..
  24. Long Term Recovery Among Convicted Drunk Drivers
    Sandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  25. In-Car Technology to Alert Attention-Imparied Drivers
    Matthew Rizzo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results may be used to design safer automobiles that use new strategies and technologies for collision warning, perceptual augmentation, and attention management. ..
  26. HEALTH/SAFETY IMPACT OF ONTARIOS DRINKING HOURS
    Evelyn Vingilis; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Alcohol-related casualties for both cities will be subjected to time-series analyses. In addition, Detroit data will be disaggregated to analyze the trends of alcohol-related casualties involving Ontario drivers. ..
  27. RANDOMIZED SANCTIONS TO REDUCE DRUNK DRIVING RECIDIVISM
    Sandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, the process will be evaluated to monitor the interventions and to enable replication of the protocol in other jurisdictions. ..
  28. Testing explicit theoretical models of drinking/driving
    Sandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  29. Alcohol Response, Expectancies & ADH1B Polymorphisms
    Denis McCarthy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, a mediation model will be tested, hypothesizing that the protective effect of ADH1B*3 alleles on alcoholism risk is mediated by differences in alcohol expectancies. ..
  30. Defining virtual reality driving in TBI
    MARIA TERESA SCHULTHEIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Analysis of concordance between measures of simulated and on- road, and to comparison of driving performance at both the group and individual level are planned. ..
  31. Motivation and Information: Altering Drinkers' Behavior
    Mark Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Participants will be re-sampled as they return from Mexican bars, at which time their actual BAC levels will be measured. ..
  32. Naturalistic Assessment of the Driving ability of Cognitively Impaired Elders
    BRIAN RICHARD OTT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  33. Cognitive Risk for Driving Under Influence of Alcohol
    Denis McCarthy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Improving our understanding of the development of these cognitive risk variables can have important implications for prevention and intervention programs, particularly for programs focused on drivers-in-training. ..
  34. Guardian Angel Alcohol Test: The devil is in the details
    Mark Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research not only has practical implications by validating the GA test, but also theoretical implications regarding the role of BAC feedback in general. ..
  35. Moderating Social Norms Interventions: Field Experiment
    Mark Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research will help identify factors that might improve the efficacy of social norms interventions. ..
  36. Attentional Supports of Smoking Behavior
    Paul Atchley; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This, in turn, will ultimately allow for the creation of more effective treatment strategies for smoking addiction. ..
  37. Cross Ethnic Trends In Drinking, Alcohol Use Disorders And Service Utilization
    Raul Caetano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed aims will cover important gaps in significant areas of alcohol epidemiology. Trends analyses covering the period under focus and contrasting Whites, Blacks and Hispanics have not been reported yet in the alcohol literature. ..
  38. Ethnicity, Alcohol, and Spousal Violence
    Raul Caetano; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..collecting data from both couple members. ..
  39. Course of psychopathology in female youth: Analysis with extant longitudinal data
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. AGING AND PERFORMANCE OF COGNITIVE AND PERCEPTUAL TASKS
    GEORGE ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this research will be beneficial in understanding the increased accident risk associated with age. ..
  41. Alcohol Interlock and Biomarker Prediction of DUI Risk
    Paul Marques; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to scientific communication through usual channels, this project will create risk profile guidelines to aid motor vehicle authorities and the courts for using indicator evidence proactively. ..
  42. Planning a Clinical Trial on Low Vision Rehabilitation
    Cynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Brief Intervention to Reduce Injury in Minorities
    Raul Caetano; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  44. Clinical Vision Research Unit at UAB
    Cynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Furthermore, UAB has already established many community relations and research infrastructure contacts with these subpopulations that will immediately facilitate our research efforts. ..
  45. A Prospective Study of Drinking & Academic Performace
    Dennis Thombs; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study will inform both public health and higher education policy by filling knowledge gaps about the nature of the relation between college drinking and academic performance. ..
  46. Collaborative Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Conference
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..While the proposed conference does not intend to solve all outstanding problems associated with pediatric bipolar disorder, it will provide a forum to begin formulating a solution. ..
  47. Adult Outcome of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For these reasons, we expect the proposed work to clarify the course and outcome of ADHD. ..
  48. Alcohol-Related Risk Behavior: Adolescent to Young Adult
    Jean Shope; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results from this study will provide the necessary background for developing effective prevention and intervention of these personally and socially costly behaviors. ..
  49. PREVENTION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING IN ADHD YOUTH
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since there are estimated to be 3.5 million children with ADHD and 20% have been shown to be smokers, targeting this group could potentially impact 700,000 children and adolescents. ..
  50. PATTERNS AND PREDICTORS IN THE ALCOHOL INTERLOCK RECORD
    Paul Marques; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The findings will have substantial practical relevance for public policy. ..
  51. LONGITUDINAL FOLLOW UP OF ADHD GIRLS AND THEIR SIBLINGS
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  52. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Volunteer Activities on Long-Term Care Residents
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is expected that findings will support the activity theory of aging and validate the beneficial effects of residents in LTC facilities participating in structured volunteer activities. ..
  54. Alcohol Epidemiology In Hispanic National Groups
    Raul Caetano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this study will fill a major gap in epidemiology among U.S. Hispanics, and will have implications for the development of prevention interventions. ..
  55. Virtual Environment Tools for Assessing Fitness to Drive
    Joan Severson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..environment software tools could benefit society by providing accurate, fair, affordable and accessible tools for evaluating drivers with defects in cognitive abilities that are critical to safe automobile driving.
  56. PREVENTING ALCOHOL SALES TO MINORS
    Alexander Wagenaar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  57. PRIVATE AND SOCIAL COST OF SMOKING
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will examine implications of our empirical analysis for tort claims brought against tobacco companies and the evolution of legal theories underlying tobacco tort litigation in a law review article. ..
  58. Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
    Marilyn S Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Public Health Relevance: Violence against women is a silent epidemic. The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  59. Hurricane Katrina Effects on Female Adolescent Offenders
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will contribute to the design of prevention interventions for this population to address multiple health problems simultaneously. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Prevalence of HIV/STDs among Incarcerated Juveniles
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Grant funds will be used to provide STD screening, STD treatment referral, and HIV testing and counseling to juveniles in detention. ..
  61. Development of Guidelines and Assessment Tools for Truck Ingress/Egress
    Matthew Reed; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The guidelines and assessment methods will be disseminated through publications, standards organizations, and a dedicated website. ..
  62. Energy Absorbing Transit Safe Wheelchair Caster
    LINDA VANROOSMALEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Upon successful completion of Phase I, FrogLegs will pursue Phase II STTR funding to further develop the transit safe caster-fork assembly for daily use on a variety of wheelchairs. ..
  63. TRIAL OF ANTIBIOTICS TO REDUCE RECURRENT TRICHIASIS
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. Health and Health Services Use in the HRS/AHEAD
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Linear and non-linear regression and random effects models will also be used where appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. Yearly Mass Treatment C. Trachomatis: When Can We Stop?
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Secondary Analysis of Alcohol Boating Data
    Robert Foss; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, analyses will be conducted to determine whether environmental controls on alcohol (prohibiting alcohol at lakes; prohibiting alcohol in public parks/beaches) appears to affect drinking among boaters and PWC riders. ..