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

• (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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• (2012-02-01)
Currently the Office of Residential Life (ORL) at University of California at Los Angeles’ supports the safety and well being of over 10,000 students living in on-campus housing. It is vital to have efficient safety and ...

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• (2013-02-03)
The world population is aging and the population aged 65 and over is one of the fastest growing age groups. As the number of older adults increases and life expectancy gets longer there is a growing interest in the impact ...

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• (2012-09-18)
Background: Adult survivors of childhood cancer can have lower employment participation outcomes including employment quality. This study is aimed to identify factors that predict employment quality in this growing ...

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• (1977)

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• (2013-05-28)
Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions and trends indicate that the number of adolescents who abuse these drugs will continue to increase. Every adolescent appear to be at risk and this epidemic does not ...

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• (1973)

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• (2010-08-31)
This study examined whether there was a significant change in incoming medical students' attitudes towards cultural competency issues (in this case color-blind racism) following a cultural competency intervention during ...

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• (1989)
The purpose of this investigation was to compare and evaluate five different methods of physical activity assessment in a group of adult females, aged 20 to 65 years. Perceived physical activity was obtained by completion ...

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• (1981)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an in-service health education training session that was given to the school teachers by the Health Education Department, Mahidol University, Thailand during ...

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