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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hamstring to quadriceps strength ratio pre and post muscular fatiguing 

    Jimoh, Jolaolu M.; Opat, Kerryn (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The quadriceps and hamstring muscles are the two primary movers of the knee during exercise, and due to their antagonistic relationship, the strength ratio (H:Q) is important for efficient knee mechanics. Fatigue is a ...
  • METs and HR at moderate intensity on the Thorotread: Adding to the compendium of physical activity 

    Holland, James A.; Pridgett, Jerryl (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The Compendium of Physical Activities is a list of estimated energy expenditures of more than six hundred physical activities. No studies have established the estimated energy expenditure of the Thorotread treadmill. 14 ...
  • Neuromuscular assessment of collegiate-level female cheerleaders 

    Roberts, Devin; Hawkins, William C.; Costa, Pablo (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    Recent epidemiological data on U.S. cheerleaders suggest that injuries are on the rise and the majority of injuries sustained are strains/sprains of the lower extremities. The purpose of this study was to investigate ...
  • Relationship between daily protein intake and distribution and sarcopenia status 

    Patterson, Kaitlyn M.; Tribby, Aaron C.; Stover, Caitlin D.; Lajza, David G.; Geddam, David A.R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Sarcopenia, loss of skeletal muscle in older adults, can lead to serious health consequences. One suggestion to prevent sarcopenia is increased protein consumption above the RDA and/or reaching a certain threshold of quality ...
  • SWAY balance mobile application as an assessment tool to manage recovery: A case study 

    Geddam, David E.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stover, Caitlin D.; Stern, Danielle C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    In post-traumatic athletic rehabilitation, balance assessment is used for prognosis. We compared the SWAY balance Application to the BESS assessment during the rehabilitation of a 19 year old with an ACL tear and arthroscopic ...
  • Validity of field measurements for body composition 

    Ziegler, Bryan Michael; Fetters, Leighton; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Purpose: This study was designed to test the validity of four field measurements for body composition against the standard laboratory measurement. Methods: Six participants were recruited from KSS 860 Research Methods in ...