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Baseball Ipsum.Docx, Lauren Briskin 2015 bepress

Baseball Ipsum.Docx, Lauren Briskin

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Load Carriage Distance Run And Pushups Tests: No Body Mass Bias And Occupationally Relevant, Paul Vanderburgh, Nicholas Mickley, Philip Anloague, Kimber Lucius 2015 University of Dayton

Load Carriage Distance Run And Pushups Tests: No Body Mass Bias And Occupationally Relevant, Paul Vanderburgh, Nicholas Mickley, Philip Anloague, Kimber Lucius

Philip A. Anloague

Recent research has demonstrated body mass (M) bias in military physical fi tness tests favoring lighter, not just leaner, service members. Mathematical modeling predicts that a distance run carrying a backpack of 30 lbs would eliminate M-bias. The purpose of this study was to empirically test this prediction for the U.S. Army push-ups and 2-mile run tests. Two tests were performed for both events for each of 56 university Reserve Offi cer Training Corps male cadets: with (loaded) and without backpack (unloaded). Results indicated signifi cant M-bias in the unloaded and no M-bias in the loaded condition for both ...


Acute Effects Of Whole-Body Vibration On Lower Extremity Muscle Performance In Persons With Multiple Sclerosis, Kurt Jackson, Harold Merriman, Paul Vanderburgh, C. Brahler 2015 University of Dayton

Acute Effects Of Whole-Body Vibration On Lower Extremity Muscle Performance In Persons With Multiple Sclerosis, Kurt Jackson, Harold Merriman, Paul Vanderburgh, C. Brahler

Harold L. Merriman

Background and Purpose: Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a relatively new form of exercise training that may influence muscle performance. This study investigated the acute effects of high (26 Hz) and low (2 Hz) frequency WBV on isometric muscle torque of the quadriceps and hamstrings in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Participants and Method: Fifteen individuals (mean age = 54.6 years, SD = 9.6) with MS and Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) scores ranging from 0-6.5 (mean = 4.2, SD = 2.3) participated in this randomized cross-over study. Following baseline measures of isometric quadricep and hamstring torque, subjects were exposed ...


Open Parks Network: Parks For The People, Christopher Vinson, Rachel Wittmann 2015 Clemson University

Open Parks Network: Parks For The People, Christopher Vinson, Rachel Wittmann

Presentations

The Open Parks Network serves the global parks community by providing the information, tools, and solutions to support the stewardship of the natural and cultural assets of protected areas. To date, over 350,000 items and 1.5 million pages of material has been digitized as part of this project. This presentation details the project's background and strategies used for digitization and metadata creation. Additionally, the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Donor Card Collection project is detailed. This webinar presentation was conducted as part of the LYRASIS "Second Friday" series.


Research On Faith And Health: New Appoaches To Old Questions, Thomas Plante, Allen Sherman 2015 Santa Clara University

Research On Faith And Health: New Appoaches To Old Questions, Thomas Plante, Allen Sherman

Thomas G Plante PhD, ABPP

Does religious faith influence health? Are religious practices associated with altered risks for morbidity or mortality? Do religious or spiritual individuals tend to enjoy better well-being or mental health across the lifespan? Does spiritual or religious involvement change the way individuals adapt to the demands of chronic illness? This volume brings together some of the leading investigators who have explored these intriguing questions. Though research is in its early phases, the chapters that follow review some of what we have learned and begin to trace the outlines of the many mysteries that remain.


Evaluating Rv Campground Attributes Using Ipa Analysis, Kimberly Severt, Jill Fjelstul 2015 The University of Alabama

Evaluating Rv Campground Attributes Using Ipa Analysis, Kimberly Severt, Jill Fjelstul

Journal of Tourism Insights

The objectives of the current study were to examine the perceived importance and performance of campground attributes from the perception of RV Association members. One of the benefits the RV association provides its members is a discount on parking fees for campgrounds affiliated with the RV association. This study used Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA) to determine areas of differences in which improvement could be made. The study also compared motorized and non-motorized vehicle owner’s perceptions of camp ground attributes as well as female and male perceptions of camp ground attributes. The campground attribute ‘loyalty programs’ was the only attribute that ...


Exploring Foodie Segmentation, Carol S. Kline, Jerusha Greenwood, Leah Joyner 2015 Appalachian State University

Exploring Foodie Segmentation, Carol S. Kline, Jerusha Greenwood, Leah Joyner

Journal of Tourism Insights

Previous research studies have explored the activities, motivations, and outcomes for the culinary tourist, and researchers have theorized certain segments of culinary travelers (Boniface, 2003; Mitchell, Hall & McIntosh, 2000). Contrasting to this, investigation into “the foodie” and his or her activities at home has been strikingly infrequent. Exploring the foodie ‘at home’ or the foodie’s everyday behavior is critical to understanding different types of foodies, how to market to foodies, and their decision-making processes for culinary travel. The purpose of this study is to test, via an online survey, a scale that distinguishes between different types of foodies, and determine if their home-foodie habits are the same while traveling. The study includes five samples: all of the populations were selected to attempt to get a variety of respondents; some settings were food-focused and some were not. Factor analysis was used to group like respondents together; factors that overlapped across samples includes Sustainable Food Activist, Cooking, Cooking Competitor/Do-It-Yourself, Trendy Traveler, Gardening, and Drinking activity dimensions. Food-related businesses and tourism marketers would benefit from greater distinction between types of foodies so as to develop and market specific products to them, to create new packages with complementary activities, and to convert ‘crossover’ markets ...


Developing A Tourism Opportunity Spectrum Scale, Joshua Carroll, Kelsey Hession 2015 Radford University

Developing A Tourism Opportunity Spectrum Scale, Joshua Carroll, Kelsey Hession

Journal of Tourism Insights

The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) has been used in a multitude of recreation planning and management applications, and has led the way for the development of the Water Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (WROS) – its water based counterpart. More recently the Tourism Opportunity Spectrum (TOS) has been identified as a valuable tool for assessing nature-based tourism viability and host community-visitor relationships (Butler and Waldbrook, 2003). This tool relies on important tourism conditions of site access, compatibility of other uses, regimentation, tourism impacts, onsite management, and social perceptions of visitors and hosts.

This tool however, has its merits for application, but sometimes suffers ...


Persepctives Of Fitness And Health In College Men And Women, Jennifer Waldron, Rodney Dieser 2015 University of Northern Iowa

Persepctives Of Fitness And Health In College Men And Women, Jennifer Waldron, Rodney Dieser

Jennifer J. Waldron

Because many college students engage in low levels of physical activity, the current study used a qualitative framework to interview 11 college students to examine the meaning physically active college students assign to the practice of fitness and health. Students discussed the importance of healthy eating, but that it was difficult to accomplish at college. Additionally, students intertwined health and fitness with physical appearance and attractiveness. In particular, the media shaped many of their perceptions of health and fitness. Implications of these findings to policy making in higher education, in particular wellness programming, are highlighted.


Bodies In Motion: Contemplating Work, Leisure, And Late Capitalism In Japanese Fitness Clubs, Elise Edwards 2015 Butler University

Bodies In Motion: Contemplating Work, Leisure, And Late Capitalism In Japanese Fitness Clubs, Elise Edwards

Elise M. Edwards

Review article of: Laura Spielvogel. 2003. Working Out in Japan: Shaping the Female Body in Tokyo Fitness Clubs. Durham and London: Duke University Press.


Application Of An Education Research Lab (Erl) Model To A Community Sailing Program, Lauren Shure, Emilie Ney, Precious Broffee, Gerene K. Starratt, Andy Roberts 2015 Barry University

Application Of An Education Research Lab (Erl) Model To A Community Sailing Program, Lauren Shure, Emilie Ney, Precious Broffee, Gerene K. Starratt, Andy Roberts

South Florida Education Research Conference

This presentation showcases the application of a university-based education research lab (ERL) model to the evaluation of a community sailing program for individuals with disabilities. Presenters conceptualize the ERL model as a mutually beneficial relationship between universities and community education agencies.


Ms-184: Henry Louis Baugher, Class Of 1857, Travel Diary, Elizabeth P. Steinhour 2015 Gettysburg College

Ms-184: Henry Louis Baugher, Class Of 1857, Travel Diary, Elizabeth P. Steinhour

Finding Aids

The diary consists of one 351 page travel journal including 7 pages of plant samples included at the end of the diary. He wrote about churches he attended in Europe, the scenery, hikes, and historical events including the French Revolution in Paris and the Glencoe Massacre in the Scottish Highlands.


Examining Social Interaction Behaviors Of Students With Disabilities Engaged In Project Trips, Heather Leigh Shultz 2015 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Examining Social Interaction Behaviors Of Students With Disabilities Engaged In Project Trips, Heather Leigh Shultz

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of Project TRiPS on social interaction behaviors of students with disabilities. Project TRiPS is a program at the University of Tennessee offered to college students as a class where they go into public schools and implement therapeutic recreation activities to students with disabilities. A total of eighteen students with disabilities were observed on five social interaction behaviors: (1) motor gestural positive behaviors, (2) motor gestural negative behavior, (3) vocal verbal positive behavior, (4) vocal verbal negative behavior, and (5) response to environment. Results indicated there were a few instances where ...


The Ames Beat: Entering The Local Music Scene, Celeste Welshhons, Ryan Eiffert, Jonathan Laczniak, Meredith Kestel 2015 Iowa State University

The Ames Beat: Entering The Local Music Scene, Celeste Welshhons, Ryan Eiffert, Jonathan Laczniak, Meredith Kestel

Ethos

Becoming involved with the Ames music scene might sound a bit difficult at first, but if you simply go to a few shows around town, you may start networking and maybe even picking up band members before you know it. Nate Logsdon is the President of Maximum Ames Records, the co-founder of the Maximum Ames Music Festival and one of the co-owners of the Iowa Music Store. One of the other co-owners of the Iowa Music Store is Bryon Dudley, who is also one of the people in charge of Nova Labs, another Ames record label.


Road Trip! A Guide To Four-Wheeled Fun, Aleks Ivanisevic, Stephanie Breen 2015 Iowa State University

Road Trip! A Guide To Four-Wheeled Fun, Aleks Ivanisevic, Stephanie Breen

Ethos

Sure, taking a long drive alone can be relaxing, but being alone on a full-length road trip can push you to insanity. When planning a road trip, it’s a good idea to go with your friends. Be selective in who you choose to travel with. Make sure you get along with everyone for the most part because you will be in a confined space for an extended amount of time. Road tripping with friends makes for better company and better memories. So, gather your squad, and get your show on the road!


2014 Economic Contribution Of Nonresident Travel Spending In Montana Travel Regions And Counties, Kara Grau 2015 The University of Montana - Missoula

2014 Economic Contribution Of Nonresident Travel Spending In Montana Travel Regions And Counties, Kara Grau

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

Money spent by those traveling to and through Montana has an effect not only on the businesses where spending occurs, but it ripples throughout the state’s economy, as well. Statewide, spending by nonresidents (averaged over two years) totaled $3.79 billion. This report details the methods and results of the economic impact analyses for each of Montana’s travel regions, as well as analyses for counties in which nonresident travelers spent approximately $50 million or more.


Food-Based Activities Versus Material Possessions: Alternatives To Consumption, Robin Wikoff, Madeleine Pullman 2015 Portland State University

Food-Based Activities Versus Material Possessions: Alternatives To Consumption, Robin Wikoff, Madeleine Pullman

Madeleine E. Pullman

We examine how food-related experiential activities offer different types of intrinsic pleasures, create an alternative path to consumerism, and subsequently affect happiness and well-being. Participant’s perspectives on these activities are compared to those of their favourite material possessions to explore the differences in meaning and motivations. Phenomenological interviews centred on food activities and material possessions revealed that experiential food-related hobbies are valued highly and a source of great life satisfaction because of meeting a variety of psychological needs. These activities offer an alternative conception of what it is to flourish and to enjoy a ‘high’ standard of living as ...


Law Library Blog (July 2015): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School of Law 2015 Roger Williams University

Law Library Blog (July 2015): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Library Newsletters/Blog

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Vascular Regulation Via Kir Channels And Na+ /K+-Atpase, Anne R. Crecelius, Frank A. Dinenno 2015 University of Dayton

Vascular Regulation Via Kir Channels And Na+ /K+-Atpase, Anne R. Crecelius, Frank A. Dinenno

Health and Sport Science Faculty Publications

Despite the longstanding knowledge that blood flow increases in proportion to metabolic activity of skeletal muscle, the underlying mechanisms that govern this response have only recently been identified.1 Given the role of endothelial cells in mediating exercise hyperemia,2 interest has been focused on endothelium-derived vasodilation occurring via the synthesis of nitric oxide (NO) and vasodilating prostaglandins (PGs; i.e. prostacyclin) or endothelium- derived hyperpolarization. A number of studies performed in humans have established a minimal-to-modest role for NO and PGs during mild- and moderate- intensity exercise. In animal preparations, prevention of hyperpolarization attenuates contraction-induced hyperemia; however, performing similar ...


Phelps, Edwin Dolphus, 1948-2015 (Sc 2916), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Phelps, Edwin Dolphus, 1948-2015 (Sc 2916), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2916. “My Friend—Mr. Diddle,” a reminiscence by Edwin D. Phelps of WKU basketball coach E. A. Diddle. Includes an autobiographical sketch by Phelps.


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