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Laura A. Verbruggen, Melissa M. Thompson and Chris J. Durall

it worse”. First step pain (100-mm VAS), foot function, and general foot health (Foot Health Status Questionnaire). Pain (10-cm VAS) and pain-related disability (Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Schedule). Pain (point VAS) and stability using the transfer area of the center of gravity (TAOCOG

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Michael P. Corcoran, Miriam E. Nelson, Jennifer M. Sacheck, Kieran F. Reid, Dylan Kirn, Roger A. Fielding, Kenneth K.H. Chui and Sara C. Folta

assessing demographics, health status (including depression as assessed by the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale [CES-D]; ( Radloff, 1977 ), and use of a vitamin D supplement, as well as undergoing a baseline assessment for anthropometrics (BMI, waist circumference), physical function

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Davy Vancampfort, Brendon Stubbs, Mats Hallgren, Andreas Lundin, James Mugisha and Ai Koyanagi

/wrist/arm, grip strength was not measured for that hand. Weak handgrip was defined as <30 kg for men and <20 kg for women using the average value of the two handgrip measurements of the dominant hand ( Cruz-Jentoft et al., 2010 ). Health Status Self-rated health was evaluated by the question “In general, how

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Rebecca A. Schlaff, Meghan Baruth, Faith C. LaFramboise and Samantha J. Deere

during their last pregnancy. Eligible women who electronically provided informed consent to participate were invited to complete the survey. The survey included questions about their mental and physical health status/behaviors and their satisfaction with information obtained during prenatal

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Ilona I. McMullan, Brendan P. Bunting, Lee Smith, Ai Koyanagi and Mark A. Tully

findings should be considered with caution, and future research should consider including multiple measures to create a latent variable to address measurement error ( Selig & Little, 2012 ). In addition, the measures used are both subjective and may be influenced by health status, mood, depression, anxiety

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Jill R. Reed, Paul Estabrooks, Bunny Pozehl, Kate Heelan and Christopher Wichman

The American Heart Association and the World Health Organization recognize physical inactivity as the fourth leading risk factor of global morbidity and premature mortality. 1 , 2 Greater levels of physical activity (PA) and fitness are directly related to improvements in health status. 3

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Chia-Yuan Yu, Su-I Hou and Jonathan Miller

Conversely, it could be argued that many older adults living alone are active in reaching out to others in their neighborhood. 15 Therefore, it is unclear whether older adults who live alone result in an increase or a decrease in social capital and how these changes influence their health status

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Sonsoles Hernández-Sánchez, Pedro L. Valenzuela, Javier S. Morales, Juan J. Carrero, Alejandro Lucia and Jonatan R. Ruiz

general population. 2 , 3 Physical exercise has proven beneficial for the improvement of health status and physical fitness in these patients. 3 However, concerns remain about the safety of strenuous physical exercise. Ultraendurance running, possibly one of the most demanding types of sport, has gained

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Jennifer M. Medina McKeon and Patrick O. McKeon

evidence-based practitioner. Bias in Clinical Practice (The Patient’s Perspective) Our patients have biases (Oh my! Who knew? . . . Just kidding.). Their previous experiences, previous treatments, education and educational level, ethnicity, geographical region, previous injury, health status, previous

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Simone Ciaccioni, Laura Capranica, Roberta Forte, Helmi Chaabene, Caterina Pesce and Giancarlo Condello

certification for engaging in noncompetitive PA. To be considered for inclusion in the final data analysis, participants had to have maintained their health status and participated in all data collection. Furthermore, an attendance rate ≥75% for the JG and a maintenance of the baseline PA level for the CG were