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van Sluis, Klaske E.; Kornman, Anne F.; van der Molen, Lisette; van den Brekel, Michiel W. M.; Yaron, Gili – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2020
Background: Physical and psychosocial challenges are common after total laryngectomy. The surgery leads to lifelong changes in communication, airway, swallowing and appearance. As we move towards health models driven by patient-centred care, understanding the differential impacts of surgical procedures on subgroups of patients can help improve our…
Descriptors: Surgery, Speech Impairments, Females, Communication Problems
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Blevins, Peta; Erskine, Shona; Hopper, Luke; Moyle, Gene – Journal of Dance Education, 2020
Professional dance careers require years of intensive training. Stress experienced during training must be balanced with adequate recovery to prevent overtraining and burnout. Little is known, however, about how dancers achieve recovery-stress balance. This study examined dancers' recollection of stress and recovery during their vocational dance…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Stress Variables, Burnout, Prevention
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Flubacher, Mi-Cha – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2020
Based on ethnographic observations in a programme on job search training in Fribourg, Switzerland, I discuss the regimentation that is expected from job seekers on how to 'sell the self' in the labour market, i.e. on how to successfully manage a job interview. I will show how in attempting to narratively package their trajectories, the coaches'…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Self Concept, Employment Interviews, Nonverbal Communication
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Yager, Zali; Gray, Tonia; Curry, Christina; McLean, Siân A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Health and Physical Education (HPE) teachers are in a unique position to act as role models to their students. Purpose: To explore the expectations, beliefs and attitudes towards role modelling of health behaviours by pre-service teachers who were specialising in HPE, and those who were not. Study design: Cross-sectional, Survey…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Teaching Methods, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Morrison, Kerrianne E.; DeBrabander, Kilee M.; Jones, Desiree R.; Faso, Daniel J.; Ackerman, Robert A.; Sasson, Noah J. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
Differences in social communication and interaction styles between autistic and typically developing have been studied in isolation and not in the context of real-world social interaction. The current study addresses this "blind spot" by examining whether real-world social interaction quality for autistic adults differs when interacting…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults, Interpersonal Communication
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Schihalejev, Olga; Kuusisto, Arniika; Vikdahl, Linda; Kallioniemi, Arto – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
The paper explores children and youths' perceptions of the reasons for bullying in multicultural schools. How do their different backgrounds explain the variations in those perceptions? The questions will be answered based on data gathered from 9 to 10, 12 to 13 and 15 to 16-year-old students (N = 2781) in Estonia, Finland and Sweden. A survey and…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Bullying, Student Attitudes, Cultural Background
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Graham Holmes, Laura; Strassberg, Donald S.; Himle, Michael B. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Families are a critical context for healthy sexuality development. This study characterized family sexuality communication for autistic adults (age 18-30) without intellectual disability (n = 117) versus a neurotypical comparison group (n = 319). Parent-reported number of sexuality topics covered did not significantly differ by gender or…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Young Adults
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de Lima Bastos, Pedro Augusto; Pessoa, Rosane Rocha – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
In this qualitative study, we intend to discuss how adolescent students in a Brazilian public school classroom define their body image and personalize the themes "beauty standards" and "fatness." Grounded on a critical approach to language teaching, these two social themes were problematized in eight lessons of "Ensino…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Human Body
Thomson, Leslie Elizabeth Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation uses constructivist grounded theory to illuminate the practices and activities-namely, those tied to the information creating and the informal information provider roles-of"serious YouTubers", specifically "serious beauty and lifestyle" YouTubers. A "serious YouTuber" is defined as an individual who…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Grounded Theory, Constructivism (Learning), Life Style
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Flegl, Martin; Andrade Rosas, Luis Antonio – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: Many higher education institutions (HEIs) have constructed their internal evaluation systems to secure teaching quality. This paper aims to analyze teaching quality, HEIs use students to evaluate their professors as they have direct contact with the professors during the whole semester. The authorities hope to receive valuable…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, College Faculty, Personality Traits
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Shin, Huiyoung; Ryan, Allison M.; North, Elizabeth – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined the friendship processes around prosocial and aggressive behaviors and the moderating role of early adolescents' perceived relatedness with teachers. Differences between fifth graders in elementary school and sixth graders in middle school were examined. The sample was from 48 classrooms (N = 879, 51% girls at Wave 1, N = 859,…
Descriptors: Friendship, Prosocial Behavior, Aggression, Teacher Student Relationship
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Espinoza, Paola; Penelo, Eva; Mora, Marisol; Francisco, Rita; González, Marcela L.; Raich, Rosa M. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Associations between disordered eating, internalization of beauty ideals, and self-esteem have been mainly studied in a unidirectional way. Therefore, this study explored the potential bidirectional associations between these three aspects, in a sample of 303 adolescents aged 12 to 15 (140 females and 163 males), in a 16-month longitudinal…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Self Esteem, Interpersonal Attraction, Correlation
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Yalcin, Hilal – Journal of Educational Issues, 2019
This study aimed to investigate the leisure involvement level of individuals 40 years and over according to various variables. The study sample consisted of 106 volunteers aged 40 years and over in Hendek district of Sakarya city. As a data collection tool "leisure involvement scale" which developed by Kyle et al. (2007) and adapted to…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Adults, Older Adults, Foreign Countries
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Starr, Christine R.; Zurbriggen, Eileen L. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
We investigated the relationship of self-sexualization to self-objectification, weight concerns, self-efficacy, academic outcomes, and career aspirations among preadolescent girls. Participants were 89 six- to nine-year-old girls; parental reports were also obtained. Two thirds of girls showed signs of self-sexualization by choosing a sexualized…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Body Weight, Parent Aspiration
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Bigler, Rebecca S.; Tomasetto, Carlo; McKenney, Sarah – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Youth in Western countries are exposed to many messages that sexualize women. We selectively review the literature on sexualization with the goal of clarifying and integrating theories, constructs, and models of the pathways and mechanisms via which exposure to such messages may affect youth. In the first section of the article, we define…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Females, Social Theories, Social Change
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