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  • Kibis, Eyyub; Cobuloglu, Halil (Wichita State University, 1014-02-13)
    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 ...
  • 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, 1014-02-13)
    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 a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 (Wichita State University, 1014-02-13)
    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 ...
  • 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; Nguyen, Bobby T.; Smith, Amanda; Phelps, Mandy (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 ...
  • Mata-Miguez, Jaime; Overholtzer, Lisa; Rodriguez-Alegria, Enrique; Kemp, Brian M.; Bolnick, Deborah A. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-03)
    Between AD 1428 and 1521, the Aztec empire conquered numerous polities in the Basin of Mexico. At Xaltocan, an influential Otomi town, historical and archaeological evidence provide conflicting accounts of the ...
  • Jun, Jung Sim (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    This study examined the relationship between stress and depression, and the mediating role of spiritual factors among 316 older adults, 65 years or older in assisted living facilities. Hierarchical regression analysis ...
  • Keuter, Kayla R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Falls are the leading cause of injury death among adults age 65 years and older. There are many fall prevention programs to help reduce fall risk factors. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a locally developed ...
  • Misak, Heath Edward; Abedin, Farhana; Man, Michelle; Herring, Jennifer; Asmatulu, Ramazan; Yang, Shang-You (2012-02-16)
    Skin cancer represents the most common type of cancers, and is life threatening without treatment. People with light skin, genetic diseases and high exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) are at a high risk of developing ...
  • Hoge, Taryn (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    This study was designed to determine the potential benefits of iApps across a varied demographic range. Surveys were constructed to discover how frequently such professionals as speech-language pathologists implement iApps ...
  • Dreiling, Michelle (Wichita State University, 2013-02-14)
    Media portrayals influence how women are perceived in society. Historically, women have often been chastised or punished for exhibiting skills and attributes, which are perceived as masculine. Some reality television series ...
  • Fouquet, Sarah; Lazzara, Elizabeth; Chan, Raymond; Riss, Robert (Wichita State University, 1014-02-13)
    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 ...