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    • Bad for business: Luther against the papacy 

      Cotter, Alisa S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      This paper analyzes Martin Luther's criticism of increasingly corrupt church practices, including, the papacy's granting of indulgences, the promotion of pilgrimage, the preservation and exploitation of relics, the cult ...
    • Balance capacity of age matched male and female adolescents with intellectual disabilities 

      Woodruff, Sarah; Nash, Jessica; Downing, Kyle; Meyer, Lindsey; Burden, Melissa (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Sex specific norms for motor skills have been established to insure that normal differences in motor development between sexes are not interpreted as motor impairment. Although sex specific norms for gross motor skills of ...
    • Bariatric surgery in the morbidly obese and the improvement in stress urinary incontinence: A retrospective chart review 

      Dudley, Chris J.; Quigley, Timothy F.; Ablah, Elizabeth; Paull-Forney, Bobbie; Early, James E. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
      Obesity in America is reaching epidemic stages. An underlying co-morbidity of obesity is stress urinary incontinence. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between bariatric surgery in the ...
    • Barriers to breastfeeding: a case study 

      Tuel, Sonja; Lira, Candace (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
      The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months. This study examined barriers to a new mother's decision to breastfeed. TS completed prenatal classes and intended to breastfeed ...
    • Bathroom manifesto 

      Gossett, Kelsy (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      On April 29, 2015 a pair of shoes representing a person of the opposite gender along with stories and explanatory posters were placed in bathroom stalls in over sixty restrooms on campus. Purpose: Raise awareness of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Beam engine powered circular sawing machine 

      Rahman, Khan Habeeb Ur (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      In this project, the output of a Beam Engine is used to drive a circular saw to cut timber. Here, instead of the rotating fly wheel, it is intended to have a rotating circular saw. This rotating circular saw is used to ...
    • The benefits of magnetic/protein targeted drug delivery in treating skin cancer in-vivo 

      Misak, Heath Edward; Abedin, Farhana; Man, Michelle; Herring, Jennifer (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
      Skin cancer represents the most common type of cancers, and is life threatening without treatment. People with light skin, genetic diseases and high exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) are at a high risk of developing ...
    • Benefits of the Wii Fit as an exercise program for older adults 

      Hermes, D.; Hitch, S.; Honea, A.; Stephenson, J.; Bauer, J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
      To determine if Wii Fit is an effective older adult exercise program compared to a traditional exercise program (TRAD) with respect to functional fitness (FF) and balance. Wii Fit women (n=4) were matched on multiple ...
    • Benzimidazoles (AKA: dog dewormer medications) as potential anticancer therapy 

      Gessler, Bailey; Lovoy, Garrett; Demuth, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
      INTRODUCTION: Of the 2 million Americans diagnosed with cancer annually, roughly 650,000 will be treated with chemotherapy or radiation and 86% will experience potentially severe side effects; underscoring the need for ...
    • BESS scores observed in real-time versus slow-motion video recording 

      Stern, Danielle C.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Jansen, Samantha D. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
      The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. The test consists of three different stances (feet together, tandem, and single leg) that ...
    • Better together? Eamining the usability of the EMR using the desktop and native mobile application 

      Leverenz, Tiffany; Fouquet, Sarah; Chan, Y. Raymond; Kennedy, Brandan; Fitzmaurice, Laura (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
      The purpose of this study was to compare hospitalists' performance, workload, and satisfaction on a commercial EMR via desktop and a native mobile application. Twelve attending pediatric hospitalists were recruited at ...
    • Beyond Annie Oakley: an analysis of TV's portrayal of markswomen 

      Dreiling, Michelle (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      Media portrayals influence how women are perceived in society. Historically, women have often been chastised or punished for exhibiting skills and attributes which have been traditionally perceived as appropriate for men ...
    • Bilateral upper extremity full thickness burns acquired during an MRI procedure: a case study 

      Burns, Jared; Everett, Gina; Sherman, Matthew (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
      Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are generally considered to be safe procedures with few potential complications. Skin and soft tissue burns are uncommon complications of MRI scans. The exact mechanism of this type ...
    • Bio-thermal battery for ICDs 

      Moontasir, Hanief; Ravigururajan, Tiruvadi S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2006-04-28)
    • Bioengineering applications of lithium batteries 

      Alavi-Soltani, Seyed R.; Ravigururajan, Tiruvadi S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2006-04-28)
    • Biokinetics of leg assisted human rolling 

      Agrawal, Rahul Omprakash; Hassan, Mahdi (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Rolling is a critical activity of daily living. It serves to increase comfort and prevent ischemic-associated injuries to the tissues, i.e., pressure sores. Individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), an inherited ...
    • Biologically-guided radiotherapy treatment planning optimization 

      Adibi, Ali (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      According to the American Cancer Society, each year around 1.6 million new cancer cases are diagnosed in the United States. More than half of all cancer patients are treated using radiotherapy. The goal of radiotherapy is ...
    • Biomass as a renewable energy for providing drinking water using pellet fluidized bed 

      Moulod, Mohammad (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      As like as energy consumption, there is an increasing need for potable water and depletion of water resources are even more challenging than anticipated decrease in fossil fuel resources. Some water resources have unacceptable ...
    • Biomedical imaging application of open-circuit resonators 

      Sutton, Mark A.; Griffith, Jacob L.; Mohammed, Noor (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
      INTRODUCTION: While modern medical imaging technology like computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can now reproduce the anatomy of the human body with astounding detail, there remains a need for new ...