Browse Dissertations and Theses - Kinesiology and Community Health by Title

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The benefits of exercise are well-known and well-documented, yet adherence to exercise regimens is low. There is an intuitive connection between exercise enjoyment and increasing adherence to exercise programs. Exercise ...

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• (1988)
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effect of heel lifts on ground reaction force patterns and lower extremity joint angles during the stance phase of walking in subjets with structural leg length ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Previous research suggests that mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) results in significant cognitive and behavioral learning deficit, as well as long-term depressive like behavior in mice. mTBI has been identified as ...

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• (1984)
A major purpose of this study was to determine whether or not keeping minimal care pets, such as goldfish, could have an effect on the health status and social interaction of homebound elderly people living alone and ...

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• (2011-08-25)
Concussion has been shown to cause immediate impairment in motor control. However, the effect of subconcussive blows is much more controversial. The clinically accepted recovery time from concussion is 7-10 days. However, ...

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Impaired wound healing induced by obesity is a major health care concern. Non-healing wounds account for greater than $25 billion in annual health care costs in the United States alone. Thus, therapies to speed healing ... application/pdf PDF (2Mb) • (1994) The purpose of this project was to explore the interaction between kinematic and kinetic factors and to investigate whether this relationship is affected by different speed conditions (43, 60, 77 and 95 equivalent 8 inch ... application/pdf PDF (3Mb) • (1975) application/pdf PDF (4Mb) • (1986) The major purpose of the study was to evaluate the effects of the University of Illinois' Medicare-Medicaid Consumer Health Information Education Program developed for elderly citizens in two Cooperative Extension regions ... application/pdf PDF (12Mb) • (1988) Male middle- and long-distance runners (N = 18) competing for a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I track team were studied to evaluate the efficacy of a psychological skills training (PST) program on ... application/pdf PDF (7Mb) • (1984) The major purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a generalized self-control skill training program on the health knowledge, habits, attitudes, and pertinent clinical variable measures of ninth grade students. application/pdf PDF (7Mb) • (1988) Several researchers have investigated the effects of jogging, and aerobic exercise, on state and trait anxiety. The role of jogging in selectively reducing somatic anxiety as has been postulated in the psychobiological ... application/pdf PDF (5Mb) • (1994) Effects of acute exercise and chronic exercise training on activities of five hepatic lipogenic enzymes were studied in rats fed different high-carbohydrate diets. In Study 1, ATP citrate lyase (CL), pyruvate kinase (PK), ... application/pdf PDF (9Mb) • (2013-05-24) Yoga practice is becoming increasing popular in the West and there is growing interest in the mental benefits, including cognitive benefits that this mind-body exercise may offer. In spite of being a topical area of enquiry, ... application/pdf PDF (1Mb) • (2011-08-25) Anxiety is a prevalent issue on college campuses, and is associated with impaired cognition. Finding an affordable behavioral therapy that could enhance cognitive performance in the academic setting would be valuable. Acute ... application/pdf PDF (2Mb) • (2012-09-18) Arterial stiffness increases cardiovascular disease risk for stroke, myocardial infarction, and mortality. The aim of this study was to examine the influence of resistance exercise intensity on arterial stiffness and blood ... application/pdf PDF (467Kb) • (1993) Elevated lipoprotein (a) concentration (Lp(a)) ($>\$30 mg/dl particle mass) is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). It has been suggested that intense exercise lowers plasma (Lp(a)) in healthy ...

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• (1982)
The purpose of this study was to test the effects of an experimental risk reduction curriculum, Know Your Body (KYB), on the traditional health outcomes of knowledge, attitudes and behavior. Also to be determined are the ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Health behaviors of mothers during the postpartum period are as important as health behaviors during pregnancy. Understanding the health behaviors of mothers during the postpartum period is very important in understanding ...

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