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

      Carson, Lindsey L. (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 ...
    • A fork in the road: Intersectionality and women's pathways to political power 

      Wooley-Snider, Jamie (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      This investigation explores the pathways to power that women navigate in their pursuit of political office. Drawing from published research studies and public data reports, this historical review examines variations in ...
    • A lost history: An ethnography of the Historic Dunbar Theatre 

      Stillwell, Lindsey (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      This research explored sense of place and generational values of an African American cohort from Wichita, Kansas, that experienced the Historic Dunbar Theatre during the 22-years following its opening in 1941. Utilizing ...
    • A more represent democracy: Cultural factors conducive to the election of women 

      Fox, Kaitlin (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      There is a large gender gap between the number of women in America and the number of female legislators serving in state legislatures and Congress. Often, legislation reflects this divide and leads to the implementation ...
    • A summary of usage data for CL-415 aircraft in service with USFS 

      Bivens, Mason (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      United States Forest Service (USFS) uses a variety of aircraft for firefighting operations. In this study, flight data is analyzed for CL-415 aircraft, which were specifically designed for firefighting. A major operational ...
    • A synthetic model of the Nickel superoxide dismutase active site 

      Freige, Mackenzie (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an enzyme that facilitates the disproportionation of the superoxide ion (O2-) into molecular oxygen and hydrogen peroxide. In living organisms, the O2- radical is produced during cellular ...
    • 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 ...
    • Acomputational model of electroactive polymner assisted left ventricular contraction 

      Richardson, Alec (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      Left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) is classified as asymptomatic heart failure and is the most common cause of heart failure comprising about 60 percent of patients. LVSD is associated with reduced left ventricle ...
    • Acoustical properties of 3D printed functionally-graded porous structures with triply periodic minimal surfaces 

      Scroggins, Amanda; Wojciechowski, Brittany; Sample, Trenton (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      Structures with triply periodic minimal surfaces (TPMS) have recently been shown to possess attractive mechanical properties such as high stiffness-to-density and strength-to-density ratios. In this study, we investigate ...
    • Adjustment to schedule of the Fall 2020 semester 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-05-28)
      Provost Muma's letter to faculty members regarding schedule for the fall 2020 semester.
    • Aerobic exercise sustains performance of instrumental activities of daily living in early-stage Alzheimer's 

      Giles, Abdul-Mannaan (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a debilitating neurodegenerative ailment that causes brain atrophy and memory loss. Individuals with AD experience progressive loss of independence performing instrumental activities of daily ...
    • 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 Louise (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 ...
    • Bio corrsion evalution of organic coatings on magnesium alloys for cardiovascular and orthopedic applications 

      Gomes, Anosh (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
      Biodegradable metals are a novel class of biomaterials which have promising interventions in the current biomedical world. Medical implants such as stents, bone screws and bone plates could be made by biodegradable metals. ...
    • Biological model and quantification of fluid changes using an electromagnetic patch sensor 

      Alruwaili, Fayez H. (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      Stroke volume (SV) is a critical cardiac output parameter that can offer critical assessments of cardiac function. Utilization of SV measurements can be a valuable tool for early detection for cardio-pathologies, and ...
    • Campus update: Planning for summer and fall 

      Unknown author (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
      Interim President Rick Muma and Interim Provost Shirley Lefever inform WSU students and employees about the path and timeline of a gradual return of the University to the normal campus operations in the next few months. ...
    • CARES Act funds: Students are encouraged to apply now 

      Academic Affairs; Office of Financial Aid (Wichita State University, 2020-05-05)
      Office of Financial Aid's announcement of availability of $2.8 million of approximately $4.4 million that has been awarded to students with the most need as determined by their latest FAFSA filing.
    • CARES Act update for Wichita State students 

      Academic Affairs (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
      On April 9, the U.S. Department of Education released its official allocations for the newly passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Wichita State University has allocated half of its awarded funds ...