Research & Scholarship

Research & Scholarship

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The Faculty of Health, Community and Education at Mount Royal University embraces research and scholarship as integral to teaching excellence and the provision of quality post-secondary education. Consistent with our mission, there is a strong commitment to research and scholarship that is integrated into classroom activities and service to our communities.

The Centre for Child Well-BeingCentre for Nursing Education, Scholarship, and TeachingScholars’ Council, Simulation Learning Centre and Forensic Research Network support collaborative research and scholarship initiatives across the programs within the Faculty.  For more information, please see current Centre & Institute Project initiatives.

Research & Scholarship E-Bulletin

Szabo, Joanna; Jakubec, Sonya L.; and Janzen, Katherine J. (2016) "Quiet Lampshade in the Corner? Exploring Fourth Year Nursing Students' Narratives of Transition to Professional Practice," Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière: Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 4. 

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Minions, C., Burgess, E., & Hassett, T.  (2016). Understanding the culinary landscape in Cuzco, Peru.  Faculty of Health, Community & Education Deans’ Award for Best Poster, Research & Scholarship Days Celebration and Awards Gala, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB.
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The manuscript by Dr. Lane and co-authors entitled "Consensus on the clinical diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: Results of an International Delphi Study", is the winner of the ISSLS Prize in clinical science for 2015.

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Dr. David Legg: Named to Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Scientific Committee

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Dr. David Legg: Named to Rogers Sportsnet Advisory Research Team, Toronto

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Waters, Nicola. (2014, Aug.). Co-facilitator Institutional Ethnography Workshop, Society for the Study of Social Problems conference, San Francisco, CA.

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Dean, Y., Calvert, V., Gleeson, J., Miller-Young, Underwood, M., Lexier, R., Rathburn, M. & Clayton, P. (2014).  Decoding Ourselves: faculty thinking about reciprocity in global service learning courses, International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Tulane University, Sept. 2014.


 

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Legg, D. (2014). The Legacy of the 1988 Seoul Paralympic Games, presentation to Korean Delegation at Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB.


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Legg, D. (2014). The power of one person, reflections on the Paralympic movement, professional development workshop for INLIV – Full Circle Health, Calgary, AB.


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Steadward, R. & Legg, D. (2014). Mutual Understanding, Trust and Respect Among Asians: Can Sport Be the Answer, 2014 Incheon Asian Games International Sport Science Congress, Incheon, Korea.

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Misener, L & Legg, D. (2014). Leveraging Parasport Events for the Local Community – A case study of the 2015 Parapan American Games, Presentation at the Canadian Paralympic Committee Annual Congress, Toronto, ON.

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Legg, D. (2014). Sport Policies Leading to International Sporting Success – Links to Paralympic Sport, Presentation at the Canadian Paralympic Committee Annual Congress, Toronto, ON.


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Legg, D. (2014) Sport Policies Leading to International Sporting Success – Links to Provincial Recreation, Presentation at the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Conference, Jasper, AB.


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Legg, D. (2014). Issues and Trends in the Paralympic Movement, Invited Presentation to McMaster University Faculty of Kinesiology Seminar Series, Hamilton, ON.

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Gilbert, K., & Legg, D. (2014). Paralympic Legacies, Invited Presentation to Paralympic Impacts and Legacies –  Invitational Forum, Bonn, Germany.


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MacPherson, G., Misener, L., McGillvray, D., & Legg, D. (2014). Leveraging the 2014 Commonwealth Games for  sustainable community participation, Sport and Disability Conference, Coventry, UK.

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Wolff, E., Fay, T., & Legg, D. (2014). Unity and disability in Diversity, Olympism, Universal Design and the  Paralympic and Olympic Games, Olympic Studies Symposium, Western University, London, ON.


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Clark, D. Ogden, N., Duke, K., Turcott, A., Jewitt, K., & Hall, V. Physical activity: A child care dilemma. Presented at Faculty of Health and Community Scholars Showcase, Dec 3, 2014. Calgary AB.


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Dean, Y. & Field, T. (2014). Dimensions of social, cultural and personal awareness - an international student field school experience. E-poster at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development, Melbourne, AU.



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Clark, D., Ogden, N., Duke, K., Pritchard, K., & von Getz, D. (2014). Calgary thrives: Calgary child family and community data repository. Presented at Faculty of Health and Community Scholars Showcase, Dec 3, 2014. Calgary AB.

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Dean, Y. (2014). What female academics have to say about teaching social work in the Global South. Paper presented at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development, Melbourne, AU.

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Kent, R., & Clark, D. (2014). Parent perceived effectiveness of two programs for children exposed to domestic violence. Presented at First International NMT Conference, June 12, 2014. Banff, AB.

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Dean, Y. (2014). Following joy at the Sri Ram Ashram. International Conference on Community Empowerment, Coping, Resilience and Hope, Hyderabad, India.


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Clark, D., & Ogden, N. (2014). Calgary thrives: Calgary child family and community data repository. Presented at Rocky View Schools Research Conference, Aug 22, 2014. Airdrie AB.

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Ray, H.,  Jakubec, SL., Quinn, M. (June 2014). The Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area (ASCCA): A Synthesis of Teacher Evaluation Survey Data 2009-2013. Report to Community Partners, Calgary, Alberta.


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Legg, D., Rauch-Kallat, M., & Lea, D. (2014) Social Inclusion through Sport, Inclusive Sport and Society Forum –  hosted by UNOSDP Incheon, Korea.

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Tomkins-Lane, C. C., Lafave, L. M., Parnell, J. A., Rempel, J., Moriartey, S., Andreas, Y., ... & Hu, R. (2014). The spinal stenosis pedometer and nutrition lifestyle intervention (SSPANLI): development and pilot. The Spine Journal, 15, 577-586.

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Misener, L., Legg, D., MacPherson, G. & MacGillvray, D. (2014).  Comparing the 2014 Commonwealth and 2015 Parapan American Games for Community Development, Poster Presented at Sport Canada / SSHRC  Research Symposium, Ottawa.

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Jakubec, S. L., Den Hoed, D. C., & Ray, H. (2014). ‘I Can Reinvent Myself Out Here’: Experiences of Nature Inclusion and Mental Well-Being. In Environmental Contexts and Disability (pp. 213-229). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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Waters, N. (2014, Dec.) Whole Patient Skin and Wound Assessment Related to Pressure Ulcers. Webex conference presented to Scottish NHS Patient Safety Programme, Scotland UK.

 

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Tomkins-Lane, C. C., Battié, M. C., & Macedo, L. G. (2014). Longitudinal construct validity and responsiveness of measures of walking capacity in individuals with lumbar spinal stenosis. The Spine Journal, 14(9), 1936-1943.

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Waters, N., & Ayello, E. (2014, Nov.) Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers. Presentation at the Canadian Association of Wound Care National Conference, Toronto. ON.

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Wolff, E., Hums, M., Legg, D., & Fay, T. (2014). The Paralympic and Olympic Spirit, Position Paper submitted to International Olympic Committee as part of the Olympic 2020 Strategic Planning.


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Jakubec, SL., Carruthers Den Hoed, D., & Ray,H. (2014-Dec), ‘I Can Reinvent Myself Out Here’: Experiences of Nature Inclusion and Mental Well-Being. Presentation at Faculty of Health and Community Studies, Scholar's Showcase (Awarded Top Poster), Calgary, Alberta.

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Ammendolia, C., Stuber, K., Tomkins-Lane, C., Schneider, M., Rampersaud, Y. R., Furlan, A. D., & Kennedy, C. A. (2014). What interventions improve walking ability in neurogenic claudication with lumbar spinal stenosis? A systematic review. European Spine Journal, 23(6), 1282-1301.

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Waters, N. (2014, September) Assessing and treating the "whole" patient? Presentation to MSc. Wound Healing and Tissue Repair program, Teleconference with Cardiff, UK.

 

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Ray, H. (2014, Nov.). Dragon Boat Racing: A Holistic Approach to Supporting Breast Cancer Survivorship. Presentation at the IN-CAM Research Synopsis, Calgary, Alberta.

 

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Verson, J., Haig, A. J., Sandella, D., Yamakawa, K. S., London, Z., & Tomkins‐Lane, C. (2015). Patient perception of pain versus observed pain behavior during a standardized electrodiagnostic test. Muscle & nerve, 51(2), 185-191.

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Bates-Jensen, B., Waters N., Desvigne, M., & Kass, J. (2014, October) AAWC Global Volunteers: Experiences of volunteering with wound team in India. Presentation at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care, Las Vegas, NV.

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Legg, D., Fay, T., Wolff, E., & Hums, M. (2014). The International Olympic Committee–International Paralympic Committee Relationship: Past, Present, and Future. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 1–25.

 

 


 

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Ray, H.,  Jakubec, SL., Quinn, M., & Pavelka, J. (2014-Oct.). Mount Royal University & Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation: Connecting Theory to Practice. Presentation at the Alberta Parks and Recreation Association Conference, Jasper, Alberta.


 

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Tomkins-Lane, C. C., Lafave, L. M., Parnell, J. A., Rempel, J., Moriartey, S., Andreas, Y., ... & Hu, R. (2014). The spinal stenosis pedometer and nutrition lifestyle intervention (SSPANLI): development and pilot. The Spine Journal, 15, 577-586.
http://dx.doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2014.10.015.

 

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Waters, N. (2014, June). Exploring Ruling Relations in The Social Organization of Nurses' Outpatient Wound Clinic Work. Presented at Gender Work Organization conference, Keele, UK.

 

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Hums, M., Wolff, E., & Legg, D. (2014). Chapter  16  Leading Athletes with Disabilities, In Sport Leadership in the 21st Century, Eds. J.Borland, L. Burton & G. Kane, Jones and Barlett Learning, Burlington, MA.

 

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Legg, D. (2014). Afterword: A Personal Reflection on How We Can Communicate About Paralympic Athletes, In Reframing Disability? Media, (Dis) Empowerment, and Voice in the 2012 Paralympics, Edited by Daniel Jackson, Caroline E.M. Hodges, Mike Molesworth & Richard Scullion.

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Ray, H. (2014-Nov.). Dragon Boat Racing: A Holistic Approach to Supporting Breast Cancer Survivorship. Presentation at the IN-CAM Research Synopsis, Calgary, Alberta.
 

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Ray, H., Jakubec, SL., Quinn, M., & Pavelka, J. (2014-Oct.). Mount Royal University & Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation: Connecting Theory to Practice. Presentation at the Alberta Parks and Recreation Association Conference, Jasper, Alberta.

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Jakubec, SL., Carruthers Den Hoed, D., & Ray,H. (2014-Dec), ‘I Can Reinvent Myself Out Here’: Experiences of Nature Inclusion and Mental Well-Being. Presentation at Faculty of Health and Community Studies, Scholar's Showcase (Awarded Top Poster), Calgary, Alberta.

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