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Sports Participation and Health Care Costs in Older Adults Aged 50 Years or Older

Jamile S. Codogno, Henrique L. Monteiro, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Romulo A. Fernandes, Subhash Pokhrel, and Nana Anokye

Population aging, physical inactivity, and the increased occurrence of chronic diseases drive up public health care expenditures around the globe ( Chief Medical Officer Annual Report, 2009 ; Davis et al., 2014 ). Despite well-documented evidence on the significant health benefits of physical

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Associations Between Physical Activity Vital Sign in Patients and Health Care Utilization in a Health Care System, 2018–2020

Cindy Y. Lin, Trever J. Ball, Nicole L. Gentile, Valerie F. McDonald, and Andrew T. Humbert

Insufficient physical activity (PA) is one of the leading risk factors for all-cause mortality and common chronic diseases. Insufficient PA presents significant economic costs to countries and their health care systems globally. 1 , 2 Recent work found that physical inactivity presents a higher

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Perceived Health Care Climate of Older People Attending an Exercise Program: Validation of the German Short Version of the Health Care Climate Questionnaire

Andreas Heissel, Anou Pietrek, Michael A. Rapp, Stephan Heinzel, and Geoffrey Williams

incentives undermines autonomy and motivation and is to be avoided ( Ryan & Deci, 2017 ). In the context of health care counseling, need support is seen as a core ingredient in the relationship between the health care provider and patient, supporting inner motivational resources and the autonomous self

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Associations Between Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity, and Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure: Evidence From Chinese Older Adults

Hongjun Yu and Andiara Schwingel

As life expectancy increases, population aging has become an important focus of global health. Aging is associated with increased burden of chronic diseases and increased health care costs. This is an important challenge to global economic stability in the 21st century ( Prince et al., 2015 ). Both

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Does Having a Culturally Competent Health Care Provider Affect the Patients’ Experience or Satisfaction? A Critically Appraised Topic

Miranda Brunett and René Revis Shingles

Clinical Scenario People from different cultures, races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, and other social locations have different beliefs about illness and different needs and preferences when it comes to receiving health care. Cultural competence in health care can generally be defined as the

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Beyond the List of Traits: Addressing and Assessing Cultural Needs of Patients in Health Care Settings

René Revis Shingles

Cultural competence is considered a foundational behavior of professional practice that “should be incorporated into instruction” ( National Athletic Trainers’ Association, 2011 , p. 3). Health care professionals are expected to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities to understand customs

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Quantifying Lumbar Movement Patterns of Allied Health Professionals in an Australian Health Care Facility

Georde Vuillermin, Kelly-Ann Bowles, Ross Iles, and Cylie Williams

aim of this study, we have demonstrated that recruitment and objective movement monitoring for occupational groups is feasible within health care settings. Limited comparisons may be made with previous research as only one study has utilized this technology for full-day movement recording. 9 Wartski

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A Digital Twin Framework for Precision Neuromusculoskeletal Health Care: Extension Upon Industrial Standards

David J. Saxby, Claudio Pizzolato, and Laura E. Diamond

operate specific machinery, etc) as many industrial applications do not require faithful representation of human form, function, and state beyond availability and suitability for industrial tasks. In contrast, precision neuromusculoskeletal health care requires a digital twin highly personalized to the

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Transitioning Concussion Care to Mental Health Care: A Case Study of an Elite Athlete

Natalie S. Sherry, Abigail Feder, Raymond Pan, Shawn R. Eagle, and Anthony P. Kontos

. Patients utilize their health care insurance to pay for services at our clinic unless in circumstances in which a third party is involved (e.g., workers’ compensation, professional sports organization). Multidisciplinary Model of Care and Concussion Team Our treatment model is unique in that

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Comparison of Health Care Expenditures Among U.S. Older Adults With Pain Who Reported Frequent Exercise Versus Nonfrequent Exercise

David R. Axon, Jonathan Chien, and Hanh Dinh

on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education, 2011 ). Pain may lead to poor outcomes (e.g., greater pain severity and disability, longer pain duration, multiple pain sites, anxiety, depression, maladaptive coping strategies, greater use of the health care system, more workdays lost, and