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    • 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 ...