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  • Kibis, Eyyub; Cobuloglu, Halil I. (Wichita State University, 2014-02-13)
    Native grasslands in the Great Plains are threatened by the spread of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata), a noxious weed brought from Asia, which can damage forage or hay production and result in substantial economic ...
  • Fouquet, Sarah; Palmer, Evan M.; Keebler, Joseph R.; Lazzara, Elizabeth; Chan, Y. Raymond; Riss, Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Patient handoffs are the transition of patient care from one provider or group of providers to the next (Joint Commission, 2005). Handoffs are important, information rich communication events that are essential for maintaining ...
  • Jorgensen, David (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    A recent application has been developed to use the tri-axial accelerometers to determine a person's balance. The application measures the person's accelerations at the chest level. Alternatively, some research literature ...
  • Carson, Lindsey (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Firefighters have a mentally demanding job, which requires preparedness to perform important and difficult tasks instantly once called upon, causing sudden peaks in heart rate. PURPOSE: To determine whether Firefighters ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nobleheart, Wilfred (Wichita State University, 2014-02-13)
    This project performs the control system design of a passenger aircraft with highly flexible wings, being conceptualized by NASA. The flexible wings enable change of the wing twist and bending in flight so as to achieve ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Martin, Fernando; Carlos Colado, Juan; Borreani, Sebastien; Madera, Joaquin; Moya, Diego; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-05)
    Suspension devices for physical conditioning have increased the work possibilities of the professionals that use devices that generate instability. Manufacturers recommend their use at different heights above the floor ...
  • Bunsawat, Kanokwan; Goulopoulou, Stella; Collier, Scott; Figueroa, Arturo; Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Fernhall, Bo; Baynard, Tracy (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-05)
    Previous research has reported altered autonomic function in individuals with Down syndrome (DS) at rest and in response to certain stimuli (i.e. isometric handgrip, aerobic exercise, and even tilt table testing). Yet, ...
  • Chambers, Carrie Anne; Shuai, Bin; Bousfield, George R. (2010-03-25)
    Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is a glycoprotein hormone with two subunits, α and β, and is required for gamete development. In a process known as glycosylation, oligosaccharide branches are added to specific residues ...
  • Cobuloglu, Halil I. (Wichita State University, 2014-02-13)
    Biofuels are critical in meeting the world's energy demand and have become a priority for the nation. In particular, biofuel production from lignocellulosic biomass feedstock has gained growing importance due to concern ...
  • Kibis, Eyyub Y.; Cobuloglu, Halil I. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Native grasslands in the Great Plains are threatened by the spread of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata), an introduced legume from Asia, which can damage forage or hay production resulting in substantial economic loss ...
  • Le, Nam (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Mother Nature brought Life to Earth. However, we tend to appreciate living creatures over once-to-be-alive ones. In particular, we don’t usually consider a dead tree an aesthetical symbol. After the tree dies, its body ...
  • Sippel, Emily (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Parallels between my questions appear clearly, but I am always looking for points of intersection. Being centered in a world of inevitable, continuous change provokes many constant battles not only amongst opposing forces ...
  • Medvene, Louis J.; Coleman, Carissa K. (Oxford University Press, 2011-11-02)
    The study was concerned with the applicability of interdependence theory for understanding the quality of certified nursing assistant (CNA)/resident relationships in long term care facilities. Interdependence theory, a ...
  • Jardina, Jo Rain (Wichita State University, 2013-02-14)
    Many schools and universities are starting to offer e-Textbooks in place of traditional paper textbooks. E-Textbooks are offered via a variety of reader applications, each having its own user interface for page navigating, ...
  • Balasooriya, Inoka S.; Wimalasena, Kandatege (2007-03-12)
    SH-SY5Y and MN9D cell lines are commonly used cell models in researching neurotoxicity, oxidative stress, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Early studies suggested that SH-SY5Y ...
  • Owens, Justin W.; Teves, Jennifer P.; Nguyen, Bobby T.; Smith, Amanda Lynn; Phelps, Mandy C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Previous studies have found using more than one monitor increases productivity, but benefits may diminish when monitor count or size increases. The purpose of this study was to determine whether increases in productivity ...
  • Pettis, Philip (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Since the onset of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, MSM (men who have sex with men) have been disproportionately affected. It is important to understand the contributing factors that have lead to the spread of HIV in this population ...