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.
(Hearing Research, 2018)The medial olivocochlear reflex (MOCR) modifies cochlear amplifier function to improve encoding of signals in static noise, but conflicting results have been reported regarding how the MOCR responds to dynamic, temporally-complex ...
(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. ...
Examining the effects of the Medicaid expansion on: social welfare, healthcare utilization, and uncompensated care (2017-12-04)This dissertation includes three chapters examining various effects of the Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I explore the topic of implementation and how it can lead to reformulation of policies, ...
Which type of motivation is capable of driving achievement behaviors such as exercise in different personalities? (2017-12-12)Introduction/Aim: Physical inactivity has been cited as a leading cause of noncommunicable disease, disability, and hundreds of thousands of preventable deaths worldwide each year. It is imperative to recognize that factors ...
The influence of body position and user characteristics on peak skin pressure in elite wheelchair racers (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 ...