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    • Physical Therapist Clinical Instructor perceived benefits and reservations of the clinical instructor role. 

      Greenwood, Debra; Ha, Hy-Vong; Harris, Danette; Knabe, Toni; Bahner, Candace (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      During clinical internships, physical therapy students must be supervised by clinical instructors (CIs) who are practicing physical therapists (PTs). The willingness of CIs to take on student PTs is imperative, as approximately ...
    • Near infrared spectroscopy measurement of sacral tissue oxygenation saturation (StO2) in healthy volunteers immobilized on spine boards 

      Baumchen, Jessica; Gurss, Erin; Hennes, Emily; Nyberg, Sue M.; Berg, Gina M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Immobilization of patients utilizing rigid spine boards (RSB) is standard practice in the management of trauma patients. Pressure ulcers (PU) have been associated with prolonged immobilization. The possibility exists that ...
    • Speech-language pathologists' self-assessment of knowledge regarding medications to treat behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorder. 

      Crumrine, Daiquirie; Self, Trisha L.; Hale, LaDonna S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often prescribed medications to help control self-injurious behaviors, aggression, compulsive behaviors, and hyperactivity. Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) should be ...
    • Comparison of dissociation tendencies of meta- & paratrifluorotolylglycine methyl esters and meta- & paratolylglycine methyl esters in ESI-MS 

      Kerstetter, Dale R.; Vu, Anthony; Graichen, Adam; Vachet, Richard; Tokunboh, Idia; Van Stipdonk, Michael J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Peptide fragmentation is an integral part of an evolving field commonly referred to as proteomics. Understanding of peptide fragmentation is vital to continued proteomic research. The frame work of this study was the ...
    • An efficient carrier offset estimator for multicarrier modulation system 

      Gami, Hirenkumar; Shatnawi, Heba Awad Addad; Qasaymeh, Mahmoud Mohammad; Pendse, Ravi; Sawan, M. Edwin (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      In this paper, we proposed a closed-form solution for blind Carrier Frequency Offset (CFO) estimation employing the Rank-Revealing QR triangular factorization Method (RRQR) for Multicarrier Modulation system. The advantage ...
    • Member retention in consumer-run organizations 

      Dziadkowiec, Oliwier; Vu, Chi C.; Shagott, Todd P.; Reinhart, Crystal; Keele-Lien, Ashlee; Swink, Nathan; Meissen, Gregory J.; Wituk, Scott A.; Hymer, Kimberly; Banta, Adrienne (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Consumer run-organizations (CROs) have been empowering and socially supportive settings chosen by mental health consumers as a complement or an alternative to traditional mental health services. According to previous ...
    • Physician individual differences related to willingness to use a computer-based DSS 

      Probst, Adam C.; Shaffer, Victoria A.; Chan, Y. Raymond (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Computer-based diagnostic support systems (DSS)s have been shown to reduce medication errors and treatment costs, aid in diagnosis, and assist in preventative medicine. While a large number of physicians have access to ...
    • Effects of Lower Trapezius Muscle Strengthening Exercises 

      Haag, Rachel; Voegele, Barbara; Cook, Staci; Carlgren, Jennie; Manske, Robert C.; Reiman, Michael P. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      The lower trapezius (LT) muscle is important for normal shoulder function. Evidence for optimal strengthening exercises and dosage for a weak LT muscle does not exists. Our goal was to determine if purported LT strengthening ...
    • Transparency and readability assessments of childhood obesity websites 

      O'Neal, Pamela K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Currently, there are over 25 million U.S. children who are overweight or obese [1 & 2]. Approximately 113 million or 80% of adult Americans regularly seek health information on the Internet [3]. Parents whose children are ...
    • Numercial modelling of boiling in microchannes. 

      Paruchuri, Rohitha (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Two-phase flows in microchannel heat sinks can increase heat removal capabilities in micro electronic devices. Two-phase flows include air-water flow and steam-water flow. An important aspect related to two phase flows in ...
    • A Bayesian approach for verifying process improvement 

      Safaie, Nasser (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      This research is an effort to introduce the Bayesian approach as a tool for evaluating process adjustments aimed at causing a shift to the process average. This is usually encountered in scenarios where the process is found ...
    • Correlation and predictability of science prerequisites and GPA/PANCE scores among five cohorts of Physician assistant students. 

      Gifford, Jason C.; Haun, Randi D. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      The primary purpose of this study was to determine whether a correlation existed or a prediction could be made regarding PA graduates who had taken advanced undergraduate science coursework along with the required science ...
    • First Step to Active Health - Online Plus: Pilot Study 

      Amini, Sahar B.; Slimmer, Mindy Lynn; Park, Eun Young; Rogers, Nicole L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      The aim of this project is to implement, and demonstrate the efficacy of, a blended delivery multi-component physical activity program. The experimental group (FSAH-O) consisted of 24 male and females (age = 68.7 ± 5.5 ...
    • Impact of the first step to active aging on older adult's functional fitness, balance and daily activity 

      Slimmer, Mindy Lynn; Park, Eun Young; Rogers, Nicole L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      To determine how the First Step to Active Aging (FSAH) program impacts functional fitness (FF), balance, and daily physical activity (DPA) in older adults. The FSAH group consisted of 18 women. FSAH group met at a senior ...
    • Statistical presentation of the flight environment of the propellers on commuter aircraft 

      Dorfling, Johann; Kliment, Linda K.; Rokhsaz, Kamran (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Data obtained from digital flight data recorders installed on a fleet of 27 Beech 1900D airliners are used to assess the actual operational environment of propellers on commuter aircraft. The data consists of 910 complete ...
    • Crack arrest capabilities in adhesively bonded skin and stiffener 

      Habeeb, Shamsuzuha; Keshavanarayana, Suresh R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      The crack arrest capabilities and the load bearing characteristic of a stiffened and unstiffened panel subjected to uniform remote displacement field is examined in this paper. A four stringer stiffened wide panel is ...
    • Dynamics of gender ideology of Hamas 

      Waymire, Kristen (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      The West has often approached Hamas as monolithic and static. However, careful analysis reveals that the movement is flexible and fluid. Hamas actually provides its own discourse that offers an ever-changing framework of ...
    • Sexual Dimorphism of the Iliac Crest: A Quantitative Approach 

      Vetter, Joy H.; Moore-Jansen, Peer H. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      This study examines indicators of male-female differences in the os Coxa, specifically in the shape of the iliac crest for the purpose of skeletal sex estimation. The iliac crest is a curved, or "S-shaped", epiphysis which ...
    • A preliminary exploration of patient satisfaction and recall based on recursive frame analysis methods 

      Sechtem, Phillip R.; Scherz, Julie W.; DiLollo, Anthony (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Created by Bradford Keeney, Recursive Frame Analysis allows for in-depth analysis of communicative events. Specifically, RFA has been applied to "therapeutic talk" involving various types of clinical scenarios. The goal ...
    • Evaluating a community health center's diabetes project: A strategy to reduce health disparities 

      Wernick, Shoshana; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Diabetes poses a serious health problem in the African American community who experience significantly higher rates of diabetes and diabetes complications when compared to Caucasians. The current study evaluated a Diabetes ...