# Browse Dept. of Kinesiology and Community Health by Title

• (2012-09-18)
The purpose of the present research study was to examine the effects of wheeled mobility devices on self-reported measures of community participation, quality of life and self-perception on the campus of the University of ...

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• (1990)
After two terms of "new patriotism" and chants of "U.S.A.: We're number 1," Ronald Reagan attributed his phenomenal popularity with the American public not to the made promises of government but to the real progress made ...

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• (1977)

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• (2014-01-16)
The primary goal of this dissertation was to understand to what extent are humans capable of accurately perceiving both their own rotations and the rotations of others and how do spatial manipulations of the actor and the ...

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• (2013-05-28)
The goal of this study was to estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Asian Indian high skilled migrants in central Illinois and quantify the magnitude of association between the prevalence of overweight ...

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• (1974)

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• (1997)
When male participants perceived a performance motivational climate in their team, they were more likely to judge inappropriate behaviors as appropriate, and report the intention to engage and greater frequency of engagement ...

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• (1988)
The purpose of this investigation was to examine the motives interscholastic sport participants have for sport participation and withdrawal. Particular emphasis was placed on an independent and simultaneous examination of ...

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• (1990)
Much of the research examining the motivational aspects of exercise behavior has been descriptive. One weakness of this descriptive research is the overuse of a product oriented approach, which assumes that stable ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Collaborative research into the different aspects of a child’s lifestyle to address concerns of obesity and sedentary behavior is not conclusive. It is imperative to address major influences for lifestyle behaviors such ...

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• (1992)
Pesticides that have been tested as posing a risk to humans and$\\$or the environment have been banned for use in the United States. However, federal law allows exportation of these pesticides to countries for agricultural ...

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• (2010-08-20)
The Carnegie Task Force on Teaching as a Profession in 1986 released "A Nation Prepared". This seminal document was produced in an effort to improve instruction within the United States. Among its recommendations, the ...

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• (2015-09-01)
Because teacher attrition has a negative influence on the educational system, providing resources to move teachers in positive career progressions is critical to their professional success and development. Identifying ...

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• (2012-05-22)
Communication in any relationship is not a simple matter. The transference of a message to another person can become more of a problem then a solution. Communication is often riddled with mistakes and errors. This can ...

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• (2007)
Neuronal activity has been shown to be attenuated in cardiorespiratory and locomotor centers (CRLC) of the brain in response to a single bout of exercise in trained (TR) versus untrained (UN) animals, but the mechanisms ...

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• (2010)
Health behavior, planning and community design studies consistently find that the environment can act to serve as a barrier to physical activity, as well as a facilitator for activity options. Recent research suggests that ...

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• (2011-01-14)
Health behavior, planning and community design studies consistently find that the environment can act to serve as a barrier to physical activity, as well as a facilitator for activity options. Recent research suggests that ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Optimization of a complex process or system is often a task utilized in industrial engineering where specialized Designs of Experiments (DOEs) are used. Optimization for the purpose of finding the ideal condition of a ...

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• (2015-07-22)
In the examination of affective responses to acute aerobic exercise, researchers have plodded over the appropriate control condition to use in comparison with aerobic exercise, as a true placebo has eluded the field. This ...

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• (1990)
Based on Dweck's framework (1984), this study examined the effects of perceived competence and motivational goals on the achievement behaviors (task choice, performance, strategy use and cognitions) of children on a ...

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