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

• (2017-05-11)
By the year 2020, it is estimated that hypertension will contribute to 75% of deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. In Ghana, hypertension is the second leading cause of outpatient morbidity and mortality. One of the key barriers ...

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• (2008)
In recent years, standards, or performance expectations for learners, have been developed across multiple disciplines, allowing students, teachers, and administrators to be held accountable for student learning. In the ...

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• (2000)
It was found that teachers only had a slightly positive attitude toward fitness tests. The cognitive and affective domains were equally and strongly correlated to the overall attitude (r = 0.97). Most teachers (83%) used ...

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• (2017-07-05)
BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated disease of the central nervous system that results in physiological deconditioning and walking impairments. High-intensity interval training exercise (HIIT) has ...

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• (2017-07-17)
One in three adults over the age of 65 will fall in a year, and falls are the leading cause of accidental injury and injury related deaths in this population. Preventative measures to reduce falls include multifactorial ...

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• (2017-03-17)
In patients with kidney failure requiring hemodialysis (HD) treatment, intradialytic exercise (IDEX, exercise during HD treatment) has been advocated for its feasibility and effectiveness for improving important health ...

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• (2016-12-01)
Two of the most powerful anabolic stimuli to skeletal muscle tissue are resistance exercise (RE) and protein ingestion. RE and protein ingestion synergistically enhance the muscle protein synthetic response. Evidence ...

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• (2016-07-14)
Background: Acute exercise is becoming an increasingly popular approach for treating anxiety symptoms in individuals with clinical and/or subclinical levels of anxiety. However, there has been limited empirical effort in ...

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• (2017-04-20)
The gut microbiome (GM) consists of trillions of microbes that can modulate numerous physiological systems of its mammalian host. It is well established that behavioral practices and the environment encountered by the host ...

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• (2017-07-05)
Although existing literature has suggested facilitation on various aspects of cognitive function during the recovery period following a single bout of moderate-intensity continuous exercise (MICE), little is known regarding ...

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• (2017-07-14)
Background: There has been increasing interest in the occurrence and expression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in minority populations, particularly in black individuals. Black individuals with MS may experience a more aggressive ...

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• (2017-12-04)
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to examine the relationship between body position and user characteristics on peak skin pressures in elite wheelchair racers. Additionally, semi structured interviews were conducted ...

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• (2017-12-04)
Hematopoiesis is the process by which mature cells of the hematopoietic system are replenished. Hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) are responsible for the maintenance and generation of blood cells in circulation. ...

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• (2017-04-24)
Physical inactivity and excess adiposity are thought to be detrimental not only to physical but cognitive health as well. However, the cognitive implications of these interrelated health factors are rarely examined together, ...

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• (2016-07-08)
Because teacher attrition has a negative influence on the educational system—especially in high-poverty schools, providing resources to build resilience in teachers is critical to their professional success and development. ...

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• (2017-04-28)
A large focus of post-exercise recovery has been on the ingestion of dietary or supplemental protein to maximize skeletal muscle protein synthesis to facilitate remodeling (e.g., growth and repair of muscle). However, ...

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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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