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  • The ACSM strategic health initiative on aging 

    Rogers, Michael E. (International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity, 2012-08)
    To enhance its activities related to physical activity and exercise in older adults, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) established the Strategic Health Initiative on Aging (SHI-A). This presentation will ...
  • Acute effect of whole-body vibration on knee extensor strength 

    Swart, Brent (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of whole body vibration on knee extensor muscle strength. METHODS: Male college students (n=7) were recruited for the research study. Subjects performed baseline ...
  • Acute effects of five-toed shoes on postural SWAY 

    Epps, Elizabeth J.; Staab, Carina A.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-05)
    The latest trend in athletic footwear is the five-toed running shoes. There are claims that the five-toed shoes will help develop strength and mechanical efficiency. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine ...
  • The Acute Effects of Whole Body Vibration in College-Aged Individuals 

    Leisinger, Laura L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    Whole-body vibration (WBV) training is a method of exercise where the individual is exposed to varying frequencies and amplitudes of mechanical vibratory stimuli. WBV training has shown to activate muscle spindle fibers ...
  • Assessing balance in high school athletes and its role in concussion management 

    Staab, Carina A. (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    Technological advancements in electronics have provided access to quantitative methods of measuring balance or postural stability. In the past decade mobile devices have added built-in motion sensors called tri-axial ...
  • Assessing variability of HIV transmission attitudes and behaviors at an urban northeastern university 

    Donnelly, J.; Donnelly, M.; Kittleson, M. J.; Procaccino, A. T.; Fogarty, K. J.; Duncan, D. F.; McClerren, B. L. (Ammons Scientific, 1996-04)
    Teenagers in the United States are one of the populations whose HIV infection rates are increasing most rapidly. This study was designed to measure college students' knowledge of HIV transmission methods using Kittleson ...
  • An assessment of body composition, balance, and muscular strength and endurance in breast cancer survivors 

    Sullard, Cori Beth (Wichita State University, 2011-12)
    Incidence rates for breast cancer continue to rise with improved methods of screening, detection, diagnosis and treatment. The chance of developing breast cancer is 12%, or 1 out of 8 women (American Cancer Society, 2011b). ...
  • Assessment of bone mineral density in forearms of collegiate ten-pin bowlers 

    Fryman, Ashley Rose (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
    Studies have demonstrated the effect of dominance on bone mineral density (BMD) of both weight bearing and non-weight bearing limbs and the effect of physical activity and specific sports, such as tennis, gymnastics, and ...
  • Assessment of bone mineral density in forearms of collegiate ten-pin bowlers 

    Fryman, Ashley Rose; Winklepleck, Bryce M.; Hervey, Ashley Marie (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    This study assessed the BMD of the bowling arm compared to the non-bowling arm and the distal forearm BMD of the bowling arm compared to the non-bowling arm of elite collegiate ten-pin bowlers. Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry ...
  • Assessment of VO2max and body composition following a 3-month wellness intervention for severe mental illness 

    Patterson, Jeremy A.; Drake, Rachel M.; Shoenecker, Alisha; Johnston, Judy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012-05)
  • Association between balance and lower extremity strength in older adults aged 50 to 74 

    Stover, Caitlin D.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Geddam, David E.; Young, Kaelin C.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The ability to reduce functional limitations in older adults is a significant public health concern. With increasing age, many functional abilities can decrease secondary to physiological changes, limiting the ability to ...
  • Balance assessment using the balance error scoring system: 10 seconds versus 20 seconds evaluation time 

    Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stern, Danielle C.; Jansen, Samantha D.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject ...
  • Balance training for the older athlete 

    Rogers, Michael E.; Page, Phil; Takeshima, Nobuo (The Sports Physical Therapy Section, 2013-08)
    As the older adult population increases in size, the number of older adults participating in sport activities will also likely increase proportionally with a concomitant increase in musculoskeletal injuries. Age-associated ...
  • BESS scores observed in real time versus with slow-motion video recording 

    Stern, Danielle C.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Jansen, Samantha D.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject ...
  • BESS scores observed in real-time versus slow-motion video recording 

    Stern, Danielle C.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Jansen, Samantha (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. The test consists of three different stances (feet together, tandem, and single leg) that ...
  • Body mass index in relation to foot pronation -- Restricted access to full text 

    Lentz, Ashley M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Excessive pronation of the foot may create an imbalance over time, potentially leading to injuries of the lower limbs. It is important to understand what causes overpronation and how to prevent or correct this issue. The ...
  • Bone adaptation to competitive collegiate-level cheer 

    Young, Kaelin C.; Roberts, Devin; Walton, Nick G.; Kendall, Kristina L.; Patterson, Jeremy A.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Although not officially recognized by the NCAA as a sport, collegiate cheerleading has become extremely competitive over the last decade, requiring a high-level of physical fitness in order to perform gymnastic-like maneuvers ...
  • Bone adaptations in male collegiate-level cheerleaders 

    Roberts, Devin (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    Involvement in resistance or high-impact sports is a known contributor to bone health in young athletes. However, no study to date has examined the sport of cheerleading and its potential impact on bone mineral density ...
  • Bone mineral density and body composition assessment in individuals with severe mental illness 

    Hervey, Ashley Marie; Fryman, Ashley Rose (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Bone Density among the average population has been researched however little has been reported on the effects of Severe Mental Illness (SMI) on bone density (BMD). BMD of the forearm, femoral neck and body % was measured ...
  • Bone response to varied volumes of bicycling in adult males 

    Ziegler, Bryan Michael (Wichita State University, 2009-05)
    This study was designed to investigate the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) and weekly training volume (TV) in recreational adult male cyclists. Methods: Eleven male participants (n=11; 38.9 +/- 5.5 yrs) ...