# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Kinesiology and Community Health by Title

• (1975)

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• (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 ...

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• (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 ...

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• (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.

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• (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 ...

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• (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), ...

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• (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, ...

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• (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 ...

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• (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 ...

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• (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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• (2010-05-19)
Purpose: To determine if a difference in health status exists between the population of individuals with a disability and the population of individuals without a disability. And to examine the effects of physical activity ...

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• (2013-08-22)
BACKGROUND: Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing maintenance hemodialysis therapy suffer from a variety of co-morbid conditions that greatly decrease physical function and increase cardiovascular disease ...

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• (2011-01-14)
The effects of single bouts of aerobic exercise, action videogame playing, and exergaming on event-related brain potentials and task performance indices of cognitive control were studied. Thirty-six young adults performed ...

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• (1976)

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• (2013-08-22)
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as ulcerative colitis (UC), are causes of chronic morbidity that significantly reduce physical functioning and decrease quality of life in afflicted patients. It is well established ...

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• (1989)
Climbing, one of the most common body movements, has not been researched on a highly-constrained apparatus, such as a climbing exercise device with synchronously moving hand grip and foot pedal on each side. The purpose ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Peripheral infection stimulates the innate immune system to produce pro-inflammatory cytokines, such as tumor-necrosis-factor-α, interleukin-1β, and interleukin-6, which signal through various communication pathways to ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Elder abuse is a topic that impacts everyone in America at some point in their life. Special care units also called dementia units are protected areas in a nursing home that are specially designed for dementia/Alzheimer ...

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