Year of Publication
Date of Thesis
Master of Science
Occupational therapy for the aged; Physical fitness for the aged -- Psychological aspects; Intrinsic motivation
Several research studies have been performed in occupational therapy research, looking at the concepts of patient incorporation, meaningful and purposeful occupations of intervention, and patient motivation. This study integrated these three concepts in order to compare subjects' performance in and perception of two upper extremity strengthening activities.
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Deskin, Megan Ann, "Increasing motivation in older adults" (2000). Ithaca College Theses. Paper 69.