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Current Issues in Examining Dose-Response Relationships Between Physical Activity and Health Outcomes

I-Min Lee

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter aims to stimulate epidemiologic research on dose-response relationships in physical activity. It discusses issues pertinent to assessing dose-response relationships between physical ... More


Physical Activity and Cancer: The Evidence, The Issues, and the Challenges

Barbara Sternfeld and I-Min Lee

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews data on the associations between physical activity and the development of various site-specific cancers. The observed associations will be considered in terms of generally ... More


Flexible Bayesian modelling for clustered categorical responses in developmental toxicology

Kottas Athanasios and Fronczyk Kassandra

in Bayesian Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695607
eISBN:
9780191744167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Developmental toxicity studies investigate birth defects caused by toxic chemicals. This chapter develops a Bayesian nonparametric modelling approach for risk assessment in developmental toxicity ... More


Toxicology

Robert Laumbach and Michael Gochfeld

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the basic principles of toxicology and their application to occupational and environmental health. Topics covered include pathways that toxic substances may take from sources ... More


Cannabis Use as a Component Cause of Schizophrenia

Paola Casadio, Marta Di Forti, and Robin M. Murray

in The Origins of Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151245
eISBN:
9780231521925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151245.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter studies how the use of cannabis may increase the risk of schizophrenia. Cannabis use is considered as one of the component causes in the development of psychosis. Epidemiologic studies ... More


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