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Why Measuing Alcohol Consumption in Kenya is Challenging

Why Measuing Alcohol Consumption in Kenya is Challenging

  • 2/26/2018 6:30:00 AM
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Rahma Mkuu, MPH, CPHGlobally, the consumption of alcohol is associated with increased risk for leading causes of death such as heart disease, injuries from automobile accidents, liver disease, HIV infection and others. In order to address and understand the extent of alcohol consumption, it is important to first be able to measure how much is being consumed and who is consuming.In developed countries such as the United States, most of the alcohol that is consumed is recorded, meaning that the al...
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Nutrition and Exercise: Timing is Everthing

Nutrition and Exercise: Timing is Everthing

  • 2/19/2018 6:30:00 AM
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Tyler Grubic, M.S.Intense weight lifting and/or sprints, including acute single bouts, can promote exercise-induced stress responses, characterized by muscle damage and inflammation similar to stress associated with cardiovascular events and illnesses [10-12]. Decreased performance due to muscle soreness is not the direct result of inflammation, but rather a product of pain and mechanical receptor sensitivity to products of muscle breakdown, such as circulating chemicals and intramuscular protei...
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Delivering Effective Sport for Health Programs Among Refugee Populations

Delivering Effective Sport for Health Programs Among Refugee Populations

  • 2/12/2018 6:30:00 AM
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Arden Anderson, M.S.Nearly 65.6 million people worldwide have been involuntarily forced to leave their homes (UNHCR, 2017). Among this population are approximately 22.5 million refugees seeking asylum for a variety of reasons (UNHCR, 2017). Upon arrival in a new country, these refugees may face several problems and personal needs, such as boredom and lack of purpose. Moreover, at the forefront are associated health related needs. Although not a complete remedy for the problem at hand, one w...
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