College of Applied Health Sciences
The College of Applied Health Sciences is a small but influential college consisting of the departments of Kinesiology and Community Health; Recreation, Sport and Tourism; and Speech and Hearing Science. Each is involved with enhancing health and human development.
(2017-07-20)Within the field of leisure and leisure travel (tourism), consent is often couched inside the idea of free choice. Participants in an activity must freely choose that activity for it be considered leisure, and they must ...
The assessment of standing balance with smartphone technology for the prevention of falls in older adults (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 ...
The feasibility of a patient informed, racially targeted home-based exercise program for black individuals with multiple sclerosis (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 ...
Sexual behaviors and contraceptive use of American adolescents: the role of religion, maternal education and school enrollment (2017-07-17)Background: Previous studies have been conducted to determine the role of religiosity on contraceptive use and sexual attitudes among adolescents. However, fewer studies have examined the effects of maternal education and ...
The effects of single bouts of moderate-intensity continuous exercise and high-intensity interval exercise on the modulations of inhibitory control, working memory, and long-term memory (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 ...