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    • Effectiveness of cross taping as a therapy for delayed muscle soreness 

      Alfrisany, Alla (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Decrease muscle soreness by medical tape is supported by the literature. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of the cross tapes in muscle soreness. Subjects: Twenty normal subjects ranging in age from 18 ...
    • Effects of coffee on cognitive and balance performance 

      Nadji, Nassim; Baniasadi, Mojdeh (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
      This study investigated the effects of coffee on cognitive and balance performance. Eleven healthy students, aged between 22-29 years, participated. Participants attended two sessions, baseline (the cognitive test -Mirror ...
    • Gender Differences in Balance of College-aged Students 

      Edwards, Heather M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
      Nearly 8 million American adults have reported experiencing problems with balance. However, there have been few studies on balance among the young adult, and even fewer studies found on gender difference. PURPOSE: To ...
    • 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 ...
    • Physiological fitness profile of collegiate cheerleaders -- Restricted access to full text 

      Roberts, Devin; Scott, Cody; Hawkins, William C.; Harland, Justin (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      Cheerleading is a highly competitive sport that is physically demanding and requires specificity in training as is necessary for other sports. Although cheerleading has evolved into one of the most popular activities with ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reproducibility of balance measures using motion sensors in smartphone technology to measure balance: preliminary result 

      Staab, Carina A.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Epps, Elizabeth J.; Thummar, Tarunkumar (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      PURPOSE: This pilot study was to determine the reproducibility of the output generated by Smartphone accelerometers when used for balance assessment. METHODS: 61 healthy individuals (28 male, 33 female; mean age = 23.8+6.2yr) ...
    • 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 ...