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From solid waste management to solid waste avoidance: A critical evaluation of zero waste strategic plans
This thesis uses content analysis and a plan evaluation index (derived from plan evaluation literature) to evaluate eleven zero waste strategic action plan. Plans are assessed for completeness--whether or not they contained ...
Influence of parents and friends on overweight and normal-weight children's and adolescents' food choices
Although most eating occurs in a social context, little is known about the developmental trajectory of the effects of social influences on children' and adolescents' eating behavior. In fact, the literature on the influence ...
Development of leisure occupations in children and adolescents without disabilities ages 6-16 years
Children's participation in leisure activities is vital for their growth and development. Evidence cites that gender, and age affects the preferences of the activities in typically developing children. The purpose of this ...
Response of orthodontic materials to extreme temperatures
Victims of incineration events challenge the forensic odontologist when coronal restorations are no longer present to compile postmortem data. The increase in the number of patients wearing orthodontic appliances increases ...
The development of the Thai Version of the Diabetes Management Self-Efficacy Scale (T-DMSES) for older adults with type 2 diabetes
Background . Thailand has experienced one of the most rapid rates of population ageing, rising to more than 10% of the population. Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of older adults. Self-efficacy ...
Emergence of endometriosis in North America: A study in the history of ideas
This dissertation is first and foremost an intellectual history, a history of a disease, and a history of ideas. It is the history of a family of chronic müllerian diseases in women told from a scientific and clinical ...