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Assessment of recreational physical activity amongst female learners attending Kagiso high schools
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
Regular physical activity is linked to enhanced health and to reduced risk for mortality and the development of many chronic diseases in adults. However, many adults are either sedentary of less physically active. Children ...
Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to lifestyle factors among childbearing women in the West Coast/Winelands Health District
(University of the Western Cape, 1990)
Many of the known risk factors associated with low birth weight, such as socio-economic status, ethnicity, genetic makeup, and obstetric history, are not within a women's immediate control. However, there are many things ...
Parental perceptions of health and child health needs in Early Childhood Care & Development Centres in Amatole District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
Background: Parental perceptions of health and child health needs have not been explored within Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centres in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Although the relationship between ...
Health promotion needs of youth with physical disabilities with specific reference to spinal cord injury in the Western Cape -- South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
This study aimed to determine health promotion needs of physically disabled youth with spinal cord injury. The study specifically explored health-related behaviours with reference to participation in physical activity and ...
The role of occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy in education support services in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This thesis investigated the education support services provided by occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech and language therapists in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Changes in the education policy ...
Children's construction of the 'self' within two urban impoverished communities in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
This study aimed to explore how children construct and assign meaning to the 'self' within two urban impoverished communities in the Western Cape, South Africa. Within this process the study aimed to explore how these ...