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René Revis Shingles

Professional Masters Programs” ( 2018 ), which include new expectations for knowledge on socioeconomic status, social determinants of health, and advocacy, there will be a great need for profession-specific scholarship to guide education and clinical practice. Cultural competence is important because of

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Gina M. McCaskill, Olivio J. Clay, Peng Li, Richard E. Kennedy, Kathryn L. Burgio and Cynthia J. Brown

premature mortality. We approached this study of physical activity and premature mortality through the conceptual framework of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH; Solar & Irwin, 2010 ). The CSDH conceptual framework suggests that “social, economic and political mechanisms give rise to a

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Megan N. Sears, Dani M. Moffit and Rebecca M. Lopez

emphasize advocating for health needs of communities and populations and to identify strategies to deliver healthcare that considers social determinants of health. 16 Social determinants of health include socioeconomic status, employment, physical environment, and access to healthcare providers that meet

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Maureen R. Weiss

shares expertise based on background and experience in athletic training and rehabilitation and medical sciences. Her paper is purposeful in assisting those in health care professions with examples of how to elicit cultural information from patients, the need to be aware of social determinants of health

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Tricia D. McGuire-Adams and Audrey R. Giles

( Bruner & Chad, 2013 ), and suffer from “poorer health than non-Aboriginal women in Canada…and more chronic diseases than Aboriginal men” ( Bourassa et al., 2004 , p. 23). Findlay ( 2011 ) has argued that when key social determinants of health are addressed (e.g., poor housing and lower income), physical

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Dan M. Cooper

metrics of physical fitness in children that are accurate, cost-effective, and reproducible. First, there is growing recognition that “social determinants of health,” defined by the World Health Organization ( 108 ) as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age,” must be identified

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Diego Munguia-Izquierdo, Carmen Mayolas-Pi, Carlos Peñarrubia-Lozano, Federico Paris-Garcia, Javier Bueno-Antequera, Miguel Angel Oviedo-Caro and Alejandro Legaz-Arrese

C , Morgan A , Currie D , et al . Social determinants of health and well-being among young people. Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: international report from the 2009/2010 survey . 2012.

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Stamatis Agiovlasitis, Joonkoo Yun, Jooyeon Jin, Jeffrey A. McCubbin and Robert W. Motl

have highlighted the importance of monitoring and reducing the magnitude of these disparities in the name of social justice. The final model proposed by Drum et al. ( 2009 ) is an alternative emerging model, consistent with the social determinants of health framework, in which disability as a social

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Claire C. Murchison, Avery Ironside, Lila M.A. Hedayat and Heather J.A. Foulds

higher rates of chronic conditions and mortality as well as lower life expectancy. 3 – 7 These health disparities are related to social determinants of health. 4 In addition, indigenous populations report higher physical activity levels with concurrent greater sedentary behavior than nonindigenous

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Matthew O. Fullmer, Carol Wilkinson, Keven A. Prusak, Dennis Eggett and Todd Pennington

, V. ( 2012 ). Social determinants of health and well-being among young people. Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study: International report from the 2009/2010 survey . Copenhagen, Denmark : WHO Regional Office for Europe, Health Policy for Children and Adolescents . Retrieved from http