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

• (2012-09-18)
This is a cross-sectional study for seated postural control in spinal cord injury. The general goal of the present study was to further understand seated postural control of individuals with SCI in various di erent ...
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• (1994)
The present study investigated the utility of self-efficacy measures to predict successful completion of treatment for poly-drug addiction in a sample of African American and White subjects of low socioeconomic status. A ...
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• (2014-05-30)
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has become a major public health priority, especially in older adulthood when disease prevalence rises to ~20%. T2D is related to a host of symptoms and comorbidities including impairments in cognitive ...
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• (2012-02-01)
This descriptive study was designed to investigate if college students attending a midwestern university are aware of the clinical manifestations, treatments, and genetic counseling methods for sickle cell disease. This ...
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• (2013-08-22)
The World Wide Web is an effective mode for delivering health behavior programs, yet major limitations remain (e.g., cost of development, time and resource intensive, limited interactivity). Web 2.0, however, has the ...
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• (2013-08-22)
Physical inactivity has been considered an issue in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) despite the well-documented evidence supporting benefits of physical activity (Debolt & McCubbin, 2004; Motl, McAuley, & Snook, 2005; ...
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• (1990)
This study examines physical contacts, as they are experienced by women competing in varsity basketball. The interpretive and social phenomenological method offered by Denzin (1984) is used and five methodological phases ...
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• (1990)
Current conceptual approaches to the study of achievement behavior (Ames, 1984; Dweck, 1986; Nicholls, 1984; Roberts, 1984) consider achievement goals and the perception of ability to be key mediating variables underlying ...
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• (1992)
This study examined how speed was related to movement accuracy in terms of impulse variability. Impulse variability model had a significant role in explaining movement accuracy, but the model turned out to have some ...
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• (1994)
This dissertation addresses how people interpret their lived experiences in order to come to an understanding of their existence. Capturing this information, however, is problematic because the history, structure, and ...
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• (1992)
1988 was a particularly noteworthy period in Canadian history. In fact, the particular intersection of a series of political, economic and cultural events led some people to suggest that 1988 constituted "a year of crisis ...
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• (1990)
The experiment reported focused on the analysis of qualitative changes in the response dynamics in multijoint drawing movements. Stability and instability in end-effector and joint angular dynamics were assessed under ...
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• (2011-01-21)
Statin drugs are a very commonly prescribed medication, and their most common side effect is some degree of skeletal muscle myopathy. Unfortunately, this side effect is more likely/severe in statin users who are also ...
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• (2010-05-19)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate a novel method of instituting quality improvement among hospitals in the area of smoking cessation through publicizing poor performance. Smoking cessation was used as an indicator ...
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• (1990)
The purpose of this study was to determine the current status of the management and regulatory policies and actions by leaders of the horse racing industry in Illinois. A review of the related literature provided the ...
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• (1990)
The purpose of this study was to determine the current status of the management and regulatory policies and actions by leaders of the horse racing industry in Illinois. A review of the related literature provided the ...
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• (1993)
This study examined motivational patterns among high school athletes based on predictions found in Nicholls' (1984) theory of achievement motivation. More specifically, it was predicted that athletes classified as ego-involved ...
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• (1989)
The purpose of this study was to examine the metabolic response to a 763 KCAL mixed meal at rest, during exercise at 50% VO$\sb2$ max and 3 hours post-exercise in aerobically-trained (AT, n = 8) resistive-trained (RT, n = ...
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• (1992)
The effect of the flight phase on jumping distance was examined using simulation procedures. Most previous studies of the long jump have focused on the approach and take-off phases of the long jump where the jumper makes ...
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• (2010-08-31)
Preventing tobacco vendors from selling tobacco to youth is part of a comprehensive approach to combat youth smoking. The literature shows that clerks who ask for identification tend to refuse sales to minors. The current ...
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