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    • IL-6 levels during BFR exercise in older adults 

      Carlgren, Madison; Bradley, Laik; Mattison, Jett; Goodwin, Andrew (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      One method to reduce the risk of falls and fall-related hospitalizations among older adults is to increase strength and muscular health. Heavy-weight resistance training is the standard exercise to build skeletal muscle ...
    • Improving oral health for individuals with autism spectrum disorder 

      Shuaib, Maya; Moyer, Madeline; DeVous, Alyssa; Vazquez, Marianna (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Problem Statement: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience heightened sensory input resulting in difficulties when performing daily oral hygiene care. Most children and adults with ASD are less likely ...
    • Improving the efficiency of solar cells 

      Peterson, Grace; Rashidi, Soheil; Mathur, Saket Chand; Wei, Wei (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Solar energy is important to the search for viable renewable energy sources. Improving the efficiency, affordability, and stability of solar cells is critical to implementing them practically on a large scale. Currently, ...
    • Inkjet-printed ultrathin stretchable electronics for real-time ambulatory ECG monitoring 

      Tri, Anna; Nguyen, Khoa (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      In medical applications, there is a great interest in using wearable health monitoring systems to obtain physiological information because they are non-invasive and easy to use. Furthermore, the advancement of technology ...
    • Innovations in 3D printing: Fibrous structures and mobile app development 

      Johnston, William (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Grass, feathers, and hair: these items are found frequently in nature, but it remains difficult to replicate them within the growing realm of 3D printing. Additive manufacturing - especially Fused Deposition Modeling - has ...
    • Insect response to precipitation and grassland restoration in Kansas 

      Huffman, Jake; Morphew, Alexandra (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Flowering plants and grasses play an important role in providing resources for insects, which in turn feed birds and other animals that prey on insects. The precipitous reduction in US grassland habitats (70% since ...
    • Interaction robot action planning on omni-surface through visualization and touching 

      Pethkar, Varun; Yan, Fujian; Chavez, Edgar; He, Hongsheng (Wichita State University, 2022)
      With growing industries adopting new systems and interactive machinery to execute their projects, there is another growing industry to supply these demands using artificial intelligence and structures that implement augmented ...
    • Investigating infrared nonlinear optical chalcohalides with distorted Ge3S9 clusters 

      Cicirello, Gary (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Nonlinear optical (NLO) materials in the infrared range are an essential part of the harmonic conversion process to expand the wavelength range of solid state lasers. Current IR NLO materials possess certain drawbacks ...
    • Investigating the nature of French color terms in Congolese Kiswahili 

      Hemberger, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Color terms in standard Kiswahili are plentiful and have varied lexical behavior. Some terms are adjectives, others are nouns, and a select few may be both. Only a few are basic color terms, and the rest are either derived ...
    • An investigation of color terms in Korean 

      Posson, Emily (Wichita State University, 2018-12-07)
      This senior honors thesis investigates color terms and the expression of color in the Korean language. Korean was chosen as the language to be investigated for two reasons: first, there have been very few studies that ...
    • Learning basis gates for one qubit using microwave pulses 

      Nola, Jaden; Behrman, Elizabeth C. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Quantum computing is a field with growing interest. Instead of using classical bits, we use quantum systems – qubits – to represent data and operations. Recent developments hint at the enormous potential behind quantum ...
    • Legacy of colonialism in Mexican Spanish 

      Rangel, Raul (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Does the variety of Spanish spoken in Mexico exhibit examples of language imperialism in words and phrases (mexicanisms) that are known to all but marginalized by society? For the methodology I comprised a list of words ...
    • Life trapped in ice: Microbial survival and activity within melted brines in layered ices relevant to mars 

      Janes, Logan; Schneegurt, Mark A. (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Mars is a prime candidate for supporting living systems. Since liquid water is rare, Martian life might exist inside brine near the surface trapped between layers of pure water ice from frost and aeolian regolith deposits. ...
    • Macrophomina phaseolina hot spots and correlations with soil and plant factors 

      Houchen, Barrett (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Macrophomina phaseolina is a fungal pathogen capable of infecting over 500 plant species across the world and one of the most important pests of soybeans in Kansas. Investigation has been conducted on M. phaseolina's ...
    • Measuring the abundance of airborne halotolerant microbes 

      Altohol, Bader (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Biogeography studies have shown that microbes can travel long distances in the atmosphere and spread globally. Microbes appear to have no obvious geographical barriers. Baas Becking stated, “everything is everywhere, the ...
    • Microfossil analysis of a grinding stone from the Etzanoa archaeological site 

      Carter, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      The archaeological site known as Etzanoa (14CO3) was established by Ancestral Wichita peoples from roughly 1450 to 1715 CE along the Walnut River in Southern Kansas. In the summer of 2021 a metate, a type of grinding ...
    • Normal cognitive test scores cannot be interpreted as accurate measures of ability in the context of failed performance validity testing: A symptom- and detection-coached simulation study 

      Martinez, Karen A.; Sayers, Courtney; Hayes, Charles A.; Martin, Phillip K.; Clark, Charles B.; Schroeder, Ryan W. (Routledge, 2021-05-16)
      Introduction: While use of performance validity tests (PVTs) has become a standard of practice in neuropsychology, there are differing opinions regarding whether to interpret cognitive test data when standard scores fall ...
    • Open-source microscope for carbon fiber analysis in composite printing 

      Thomas, Annika; Smith, Nicholas (Wichita State University, 2021)
      The purpose of open-source microscopy is to enable laboratories to have the power of microscopy at a reduced cost and with lower maintenance. Open-source microscopy also allows for a broader range of customization so the ...
    • Optimal fabrication methods for perovskite solar cells with carbon counter electrodes 

      Peterson, Grace; Syed, Tajamul Hussain; Mathur, Saket Chand (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Solar energy is a vital part of the search for viable renewable energy sources. Increasing the affordability of solar cells while maintaining their efficiency is critical to implementing them practically on a large scale. ...
    • Optimal rest interval between sets in robot-based upper-arm rehabilitation 

      Mosqueda, Gissele (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Muscular fatigue affects the muscle activation that is needed for producing the desired clinical outcome. Integrating optimal muscle relaxation periods into a variety of health care rehabilitation protocols is important ...