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The Study Of High Intensity Interval Training's Effect On Enjoyment, Keali Mari 2021 University of Nebraska at Omaha

The Study Of High Intensity Interval Training's Effect On Enjoyment, Keali Mari

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

This study assessed participant’s level of enjoyment in high-intensity training over moderate intensity-training. High intensity interval training is defined as short bouts of exercise performed at a near-maximal effort with rest periods or light activity in between. High intensity interval training involves repeatedly exercising at a high intensity for 30 seconds to several minutes, separated by 1-5 minutes of recovery. This type of exercise has sparked the interest of many active people due to its decreased time commitment and the benefits it elicits. The results of this study show that high intensity interval training induces a higher enjoyment rate ...


Mitochondrial Aspects Of Neuronal Pathology In Triple-Transgenic Alzheimer’S Disease Mice, John Zachary Cavendish 2021 West Virginia University

Mitochondrial Aspects Of Neuronal Pathology In Triple-Transgenic Alzheimer’S Disease Mice, John Zachary Cavendish

Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a fatal, progressive neurodegenerative disease afflicting millions of people in the United States alone and is the only one of the top leading causes of morbidity and mortality with no effective disease-modifying therapies. It is the most common form of dementia, affecting one in three people over the age of 85. While the hallmarks of the disease include accumulation of beta-amyloid-based extracellular plaques and hyperphosphorylated tau-based intracellular neurofibrillary tangles, treatment strategies centered on removing or mitigating these components of AD have all failed in humans. Mitochondrial dysfunction has been increasingly recognized as an early and ...


Corn And Soybean Response To Wastewater-Recycled Phosphorus Fertilizers, Shane Ylagan 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Corn And Soybean Response To Wastewater-Recycled Phosphorus Fertilizers, Shane Ylagan

Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Honors Theses

The ability to recycle phosphorus (P) from wastewaters could provide a sustainable, continuous source of P that might also help protect surface water quality from P enrichment. The mineral struvite (MgNH4PO4·6H2O) is an understudied material that can be created from Pcontaining wastewater and has been shown to have agricultural fertilizer value. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of electrochemically precipitated struvite (ECST), chemically precipitated struvite (Crystal Green; CG), diammonium phosphate (DAP), monoammonium phosphate (MAP), rock phosphate (RP), and triple super phosphate (TSP) on corn (Zea mays) and soybean (Glycine max) response in a 79-day greenhouse ...


High-Purity Recycling Of Hematite And Zn/Cu Mixture From Waste Smelting Slag, Yang Huo, Xiang Song, Suiyi Zhu, Yu Chen, Xue Lin, Yaqiong Wu, Zhan Qu, Ting Su, Xinfeng Xie 2020 Northeast Normal University

High-Purity Recycling Of Hematite And Zn/Cu Mixture From Waste Smelting Slag, Yang Huo, Xiang Song, Suiyi Zhu, Yu Chen, Xue Lin, Yaqiong Wu, Zhan Qu, Ting Su, Xinfeng Xie

Michigan Tech Publications

In this study, Zn/Cu-bearing smelting slag was recycled via an integrated acid dissolution and hematite precipitation method. The slag was dissolved in nitric acid to generate an acid solution containing 23.5 g/L Fe, 4.45 g/L Zn and 2.81 g/L Cu, which was subjected to hydrothermal treatment with the addition of levulinic acid (LA). More than 99.95% of the initial Fe content was removed as hematite particles with diameters of approximately 200 nm, and the residual Fe concentration in the acid was 0.43 mg/L. The generated hematite contained 97.3% Fe2O3 ...


Safety Of Vitamin D2 Mushroom Powder As A Novel Food Pursuant To Regulation (Eu) 2015/2283, John Kearney, Dominique Turck, Jacqueline Castenmiller, Stefaan de Henauw 2020 Technological University Dublin

Safety Of Vitamin D2 Mushroom Powder As A Novel Food Pursuant To Regulation (Eu) 2015/2283, John Kearney, Dominique Turck, Jacqueline Castenmiller, Stefaan De Henauw

Articles

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on vitamin D2 mushroom powder as a novel food (NF) pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. The NF is an ingredient produced from Agaricus bisporus mushrooms that have been exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light to induce the conversion of provitamin D2 (ergosterol) to vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol). The NF contains concentrations of vitamin D provided by vitamin D2 in the ranges of 1,000–1,300 lg/g. The information provided on the manufacturing process, composition ...


Incorporating Worksheets To Enhance Active Learning In A Laboratory Course, Zakiya S. Kelley 2020 Western Michigan University

Incorporating Worksheets To Enhance Active Learning In A Laboratory Course, Zakiya S. Kelley

STEM Instructional Graduate Teaching Assistant Posters

Study Goals:

To create worksheets that would aid the students in properly completing the required experiments and challenge them to do more than just follow the instructions. Each week there were often multiple experiments to be completed and pre-made samples to be observed within the class period. By providing the worksheet, I ensured the students completed all tasks and comprehended the covered material before class ended.

Objectives:

  • To improve student participation and information retention when completing laboratory experiments in the classroom
  • To emphasize key points of the topic being explored


Effects Of A Four-Week Core Stability Exercise On Functional Movement And Balance In People With Mild Lower-Limb Discomfort, Jiyeon Kim, Joungbo Ko, Jongil Lim, Hyejung Choi, Kyoungho Seo, Sukho Lee 2020 Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Effects Of A Four-Week Core Stability Exercise On Functional Movement And Balance In People With Mild Lower-Limb Discomfort, Jiyeon Kim, Joungbo Ko, Jongil Lim, Hyejung Choi, Kyoungho Seo, Sukho Lee

Kinesiology Faculty Publications

This study aimed to investigate the effects of a short-term core stability exercise on functional movement and balance in people with mild lower-limb discomfort. Twenty people with mild lower-limb discomfort were randomly assigned to control (CG) and core stability exercise training groups (SG, n=10 each). The SG completed twenty 30-min training sessions consisting of Pilates exercises for four weeks. Functional movement, balance, and discomfort level were assessed before and after core stability exercise, using a functional movement test, balance test and visual analogue scale (VAS), respectively. A mixed ANOVA with repeated measures was performed to determine the differences. SG ...


Experimental Nitrogen Addition Alters Structure And Function Of A Boreal Poor Fen: Implications For Critical Loads, R. Kelman Wieder, Dale H. Vitt, Melanie A. Vile, Jeremy A. Graham, Jeremy A. Hartsock, Jacqueline M.A. Popma, Hope Fillingim, Melissa House, James C. Quinn, Kimberli D. Scott, Meaghan Petix, Kelly J. McMillen 2020 Villanova University

Experimental Nitrogen Addition Alters Structure And Function Of A Boreal Poor Fen: Implications For Critical Loads, R. Kelman Wieder, Dale H. Vitt, Melanie A. Vile, Jeremy A. Graham, Jeremy A. Hartsock, Jacqueline M.A. Popma, Hope Fillingim, Melissa House, James C. Quinn, Kimberli D. Scott, Meaghan Petix, Kelly J. Mcmillen

Health Faculty Publications

Bogs and fens cover 6 and 21%, respectively, of the 140,329 km2 Oil Sands Administrative Area in northern Alberta. Regional background atmospheric N deposition is low (b2 kg N ha−1 yr−1 ), but oil sands development has led to increasing N deposition (as high as 17 kg N ha−1 yr−1 ). To examine responses to N deposition, over five years, we experimentally applied N (as NH4NO3) to a poor fen near Mariana Lake, Alberta, unaffected by oil sands activities, at rates of 0, 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 kg N ha−1 yr−1 , plus controls ...


Testing Validity Of Fitnessgram In Two Samples Of Us Adolescents (12–15 Years), Eun-Young Lee, Joel D. Barnes, Justin J. Lang, Diego A. S. SIlva, Grant R. Tomkinson, Mark S. Tremblay 2020 University of North Dakota

Testing Validity Of Fitnessgram In Two Samples Of Us Adolescents (12–15 Years), Eun-Young Lee, Joel D. Barnes, Justin J. Lang, Diego A. S. Silva, Grant R. Tomkinson, Mark S. Tremblay

Education, Health & Behavior Studies Faculty Publications

Background

This study examined the validity of the FitnessGram® criterion-reference cut-points for cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) based on two samples of US adolescents (aged 12–15 years). This study also established the CRF cut-points for metabolically healthy weight status based on a recent national fitness survey for the purposes of cross-validating with pre-existing cut-points including FitnessGram.

Methods

Two cross-sectional data from the 2003–2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) (n = 378) and 2012 NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey (NNYFS) (n = 451) were used. CRF (estimated V˙" role="presentation" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; display: inline-block; line-height: normal ...


Comparing Uganda's Indigenous Soil Classification System With World Reference Base And Usda Soil Taxonomy To Predict Soil Productivity, Stewart Kyebogola, C. Lee Burras, Bradley A. Miller, Onesimus Semalulu, Russell S. Yost, Moses M. Tenywa, Andrew W. Lenssen, Prossy Kyomuhendo, Christopher Smith, Charles K. Luswata, Mwanjalolo J. Gilbert Majaliwa, Lance Goettsch, Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Robert E. Mazur 2020 Makerere University

Comparing Uganda's Indigenous Soil Classification System With World Reference Base And Usda Soil Taxonomy To Predict Soil Productivity, Stewart Kyebogola, C. Lee Burras, Bradley A. Miller, Onesimus Semalulu, Russell S. Yost, Moses M. Tenywa, Andrew W. Lenssen, Prossy Kyomuhendo, Christopher Smith, Charles K. Luswata, Mwanjalolo J. Gilbert Majaliwa, Lance Goettsch, Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Robert E. Mazur

Agronomy Publications

This study examines three soil classification systems - Buganda, World Reference Base, and US Soil Taxonomy - in order to evaluate their relative strengths and feasibility for making linkages between them. Nine field sites and 16 pedons were considered across the soil landscapes of the Buganda catena. Each identified field pedon diagnostic horizons and characteristics were described and their soils analyzed using standard pedological techniques and measurements. To document the indigenous use of the Buganda classification system, interviews and discussions were held with farmer groups and local extension specialists. Using this local expertise, five local soil units were identified. We also identified ...


Neurodevelopmental Mechanisms Of Adverse Trauma Outcomes In Emerging Adulthood, Olena Kleshchova 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Neurodevelopmental Mechanisms Of Adverse Trauma Outcomes In Emerging Adulthood, Olena Kleshchova

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Background: Exposure to traumatic stress and adversity during the formative years of development can have adverse effects on mental health, neuroendocrine stress system function, and the brain, that persist into adulthood. One candidate mechanism that might confer vulnerability to enduring adverse outcomes of early life trauma is disruption of normal brain maturation. As the brain matures, functional interactions among brain regions change until the functional brain architecture (i.e., the functional connectome) reaches a mature state in adulthood. Given that different neural circuits have distinct developmental trajectories and sensitive periods, traumatic stress at a given point in development might have ...


Enhanced Hyaluronan Signaling And Autophagy Dysfunction By Vps35 D620n, Abir A. Rahman, Alejandro Soto-Avellaneda, Iva Stojkovska, Nathan K. Lai, Joshua E. Albright, Abby R. Webb, Emily Oe, Jacob P. Valarde, Alexandra E. Oxford, Paige E. Urquhart, Brandon Wager, Connor Brown, Isabella Amado, Peyton Vasquez, Nicholas Lehning, Xinzhu Pu, Brad E. Morrison 2020 Boise State University

Enhanced Hyaluronan Signaling And Autophagy Dysfunction By Vps35 D620n, Abir A. Rahman, Alejandro Soto-Avellaneda, Iva Stojkovska, Nathan K. Lai, Joshua E. Albright, Abby R. Webb, Emily Oe, Jacob P. Valarde, Alexandra E. Oxford, Paige E. Urquhart, Brandon Wager, Connor Brown, Isabella Amado, Peyton Vasquez, Nicholas Lehning, Xinzhu Pu, Brad E. Morrison

Biology Faculty Publications and Presentations

The motor features of Parkinson’s disease (PD) result from the loss of dopaminergic (DA) neurons in the substantia nigra with autophagy dysfunction being closely linked to this disease. A PD-causing familial mutation in VPS35 (D620N) has been reported to inhibit autophagy. In order to identify signaling pathways responsible for this autophagy defect, we performed an unbiased screen using RNA sequencing (RNA-Seq) of wild-type or VPS35 D620N-expressing retinoic acid-differentiated SH-SY5Y cells. We report that VPS35 D620N-expressing cells exhibit transcriptome changes indicative of alterations in extracellular matrix (ECM)-receptor interaction as well as PI3K-AKT signaling, a pathway known to regulate autophagy ...


Health Care Terminology, James Clover 2020 California State University, San Bernardino

Health Care Terminology, James Clover

Q2S Enhancing Pedagogy

Course outline for the study of basic medical terminology by learning root words, prefixes and suffixes. The course focuses on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of disease are discussed yet no previous knowledge of these topics is necessary.


Effect Of Cannabidiol And ∆9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Concentration On Breast Cancer Cell Viability, Dorothy Achiaa Agyemang 2020 University of Northern Colorado

Effect Of Cannabidiol And ∆9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Concentration On Breast Cancer Cell Viability, Dorothy Achiaa Agyemang

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are phytocannabinoids that have a potential impact in cancer treatments. Studies have shown that certain cannabinoids cause cancer cells to die, but only with selective concentrations, which have not been well documented. The first study of this thesis was to determine the exact concentration of CBD and THC needed to kill human MCF-7 breast cancer cells rather than create mass multiplication leading to more growth of the cancer. To conduct this experiment, cell culture was performed with a MCF-7 breast cancer cell line. The treatment groups were treated with CBD or THC at varying concentrations ...


Effect Of Molybdenum And Boron On Increasing Alfalfa Seed Yield, Ke Li, Jinzhong Zhu 2020 Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

Effect Of Molybdenum And Boron On Increasing Alfalfa Seed Yield, Ke Li, Jinzhong Zhu

International Grassland Congress Proceedings

No abstract provided.


No3- Uptake And Its Partitioning In Drought Stressed Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium Perenne L.), B. R. Lee, Y. L. Jin, M. Li, W. J. Jung, T. H. Kim 2020 Chonnam National University, South Korea

No3- Uptake And Its Partitioning In Drought Stressed Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium Perenne L.), B. R. Lee, Y. L. Jin, M. Li, W. J. Jung, T. H. Kim

International Grassland Congress Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Comparison Of Aggregates Content And Carbon Proportion Of Top Soil In Perennial Forage, Lu Chen, Yuying Shen, Jing Yang, Yining Niu 2020 Lanzhou University, China

Comparison Of Aggregates Content And Carbon Proportion Of Top Soil In Perennial Forage, Lu Chen, Yuying Shen, Jing Yang, Yining Niu

International Grassland Congress Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Liming And Nitrogen Application On The Cu, Mn, And Zn Concentrations In Herbage From Extensively Managed Pastures, Harald Laser 2020 Justus‐Liebig University, Germany

Effects Of Liming And Nitrogen Application On The Cu, Mn, And Zn Concentrations In Herbage From Extensively Managed Pastures, Harald Laser

International Grassland Congress Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Response Of Natural And Cultivated Hay Meadows To Fertilizer Applied By Small Scale Livestock Farmers In The Mountainous Sandzak Region Of Serbia, Ian R. Lane, M. V. Stosic, G. Topisirovic, S. Reynolds 2020 Ian Lane Associates, UK

Response Of Natural And Cultivated Hay Meadows To Fertilizer Applied By Small Scale Livestock Farmers In The Mountainous Sandzak Region Of Serbia, Ian R. Lane, M. V. Stosic, G. Topisirovic, S. Reynolds

International Grassland Congress Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Characteristics Of The Chemical Composition And Carbohydrate/Protein Fractions Along With The Growth Of Alkali‐Grass (Puccinellia Tenuiflora) As Feed For Ruminants, M. Kato, N. Ishikawa, K. Shimizu, W. Cao, M. Amari, O. Enishi, X. Yu, A. Xu 2020 University of Tsukuba, Japan

Characteristics Of The Chemical Composition And Carbohydrate/Protein Fractions Along With The Growth Of Alkali‐Grass (Puccinellia Tenuiflora) As Feed For Ruminants, M. Kato, N. Ishikawa, K. Shimizu, W. Cao, M. Amari, O. Enishi, X. Yu, A. Xu

International Grassland Congress Proceedings

No abstract provided.


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