Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 23 items for:

Social Sciences x Preclinical Medicine x clear all

Acknowledgment of Reviewers

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 289 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Anderson, Sir Hugh Kerr (1865–1928), physiologist and university administrator

J. F. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Organization and Management of Education. 866 words.

Anderson, Sir Hugh Kerr (1865–1928), physiologist and university administrator, was born at Frognal Park, Hampstead, on 6 July 1865. His great-grandfather was a surgeon in the Royal Navy;...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Barry, Sir David (1780–1835), army surgeon and physiologist

C. S. Breathnach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 753 words.

Barry, Sir David (1780–1835), army surgeon and physiologist, was born on 12 March 1780 in co. Roscommon, Ireland. After showing early talent in classics and mathematics, he eventually...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bridging the Gap After Physical Therapy: Clinical–Community Linkages With Older Adult Physical Activity Programs

Sarah Fishleder, Miruna Petrescu-Prahova, Jeffrey R Harris, Lesley Steinman, Marlana Kohn, Kimberly Bennett and Christian D Helfrich.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7595 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

Many barriers exist to older adult participation in physical activity, despite...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Cross-national Differences in Intergenerational Family Relations: The Influence of Public Policy Arrangements

Pearl A Dykstra.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 5896 words.

Abstract

Focusing mostly on Europe, this overview reveals how the research on cross-national differences in intergenerational family relations has moved from...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Cullis, Winifred Clara (1875–1956), physiologist and educationist

R. E. M. Bowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Education. 1424 words.

Cullis, Winifred Clara (1875–1956), physiologist and educationist, was the younger daughter and the fifth of the six children of Frederick John Cullis (1842–1931), surveyor and civil...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Demographic-Specific Rates for Life Events in the Cardiovascular Health Study and Comparisons With Other Studies

Peter P Vitaliano, Annette L Fitzpatrick, Lee E Williams, Michalina A Montano and Joan E Russo.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 9009 words.

Abstract

Purpose of the Study

(1a) We use the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS), a multi-site heterogeneous sample...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Drinker, Cecil Kent

Helen M. Rozwadowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Physiology. 1092 words.

Drinker, Cecil Kent (17 March 1887–14 April 1956), physician and industrial health expert, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Sturgis Drinker, an engineer, lawyer, and...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Foster, Sir Michael (1836–1907), physiologist and politician

Terrie M. Romano.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; UK Politics; Education. 2646 words.

Foster, Sir Michael (1836–1907), physiologist and politician, was born in Huntingdon on 8 March 1836, the eldest child of the three sons and seven daughters of Michael Foster (1810–1880)...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Fraser, Sir Francis Richard (1885–1964), physician and physiologist

John McMichael.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Physiology; Education. 1273 words.

Fraser, Sir Francis Richard (1885–1964), physician and physiologist, was born in Edinburgh on 14 February 1885, the seventh child of Sir Thomas Richard Fraser (1841–1920), professor of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page