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  • A comparison of estimated heart rate and peak heart rate in firefighters and non firefighters 

    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 ...
  • Accelerometer balance study 

    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 ...
  • Another moment to live 

    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 ...
  • The answers are hiding within the parallels of my questions 

    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 ...
  • Assessing the behaviors, attitudes and perceptions of men who have sex with men regarding HIV/AIDS 

    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 ...
  • Benefits of using iAPPS across demographics 

    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 ...
  • Characterization of recombinant hFSH glycosylation 

    Rose, Emily; White, William K. (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Human FSH stimulates ovarian follicle development in females and regulates testicular Sertoli cell function in males. Our laboratory has identified two major hFSH forms differing in glycosylation and binding affinity to ...
  • Color, relevance and eccentricity influence detection performance of changes in driving scenes 

    Usama, Khondoker (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Background: The ability to detect sudden onset of events while driving is critical for driving safety. This study explored how factors such as color, relevance to driving and eccentricity of changes influence the detection ...
  • Colorful fiction: exploration the space between the abstraction and recognition 

    Stone, Tim (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    I manipulate what we see as everyday objects and places such as urban architecture, and landscape into a colorful fiction. The word fiction literally means “imaginative narration”. With my brushwork I marry chaotic mark ...
  • Democracy, development, capitalism and the ecological footprint: an analysis of indicators, a global perspective 

    Cunningham, Baylee (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    This research will address and examine the role of democracy, development and capitalism in global ecological resource consumption. I will explore these three characteristics to determine whether or not any can be considered ...
  • The Democratic peace theory: a case study of the Lebanon-Israeli wars of 1982 

    Sibbai, Tatiana (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    The Democratic Peace Theory states that no two democratic nation states will go to war with one another. I use the two wars between perceived democratic states, Lebanon and Israel, as a case study to determine whether these ...
  • A detailed study of the nano-porous membranes with applications in the enhanced detection of cardiovascular biomarker proteins 

    Feikert, Paige (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Nanomaterial is widely used to design ultra-sensitive molecular biosensors. The objective of our study is to identify the role of nanoporous alumina membranes in achieving nano confinement of protein biomolecules towards ...
  • Detection of anthrax protective antigen using a nanoporous impedemetric biosensors 

    Pichetsurnthorn, Pie; Andra, Kiran K. (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    In response to the 2001 bioterrorist attacks involving anthrax, precautionary methods of containment, such as early detection, have been explored in order to better prepare for similar incidences. This project proposes a ...
  • Development of biocompatible and PH responsive catatonic vesicles for drug delivery 

    Pankratz, Daniel (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Our current research investigates a class of vesicles known in the literature as “catanionic” vesicles. Catanionic vesicles form from mixtures of cations and anions. They are distinctly different from phospholipid vesicles ...
  • Diagnostic aids and overall physician ratings 

    Karnopp, Kelsey; Morrison, Heather; Shaffer, Victoria A. (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Previous research has shown that physicians who are described as using a computer‐based decision aid during the diagnostic process are given lower ratings of overall satisfaction, diagnostic ability and professionalism ...
  • Different spirituality and social support between White and African American older adults 

    Smart, Sarah; Owens, Cassandra; Wilder, Emily; Miller, Brenna (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Purpose: Spirituality and social support can be important factors in the elderly population. This study examines 121 older adult Caucasian and African American participants who are 65 years old or over. The objective of ...
  • Doubly rebellious: swashbuckling women in the golden age of piracy 

    Page, Kate (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    Women in history are often forgotten and overlooked. Often women who challenged social norms were romanticized and turned into fanciful stories making finding out who these women really are a challenge. This fact was ...
  • Eating behaviors and attitudes 

    Jacobelli, Jillian (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    An exploratory study at a Midwestern university examined the relationships between disordered eating behaviors and attitudes and psychological flexibility, experiential avoidance, perceptions of social pressure, and personal ...
  • From dropped out to checked in: a snapshot of alternative education 

    Williams, Monica (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Many high schools today employ a conventional model of schooling for students in grades 9-12. This model includes traditional, lecture-style classes that follow a typical schedule of two semesters (four, nine-week terms), ...
  • Gender differences: bereavement, social support, and depression of assisted living elders 

    Parks, Fallon (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Purpose: The older generation is often overlooked by society today. It is easy to forget about their quality of life. This study was important to find out how that population can best be served. Also, the “Baby-boomers” ...