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Intermittent versus continuous walking: Effects on physiological and psychological variables in sedentary employees during a 10-week intervention 

Rodriguez-Hernandez, Mynor G. (2017-06-21)
Sedentary behavior elevates the risk of developing hypokinetic related diseases and early mortality. Despite known benefits and efforts to promote exercise as preventive medicine, only a small percentage of adults meet ...

Disruption of the Relational and Item-specific Processing Supports the Negative Outcomes of Multiple-Choice Testing with Additional Lures 

Paneerselvam, Bavani (2017-06-21)
Multiple-choice retrieval practice with additional lures reduces retention on a later test (Roediger & Marsh, 2005). However, the mechanism underlying the negative outcomes with additional lures is poorly understood. Given ...

Transformative Learning in Counseling Programs through International Experiences: A 25-Year Qualitative Content Analysis of the Counseling Literature 

Wright, Steven (2017-06-21)
For decades the counseling profession has emphasized the importance of multicultural competence when working effectively with diverse populations (Arredondo et al., 1996; Korman, 1974; Pederson, 1991; Ratts, Singh, ...

Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Investigation Using Factor Mixture Modeling 

Feiszli, Kevin (2017-06-21)
It has long been established that the experience of traumatic events can result in pathological distress. Some of these reactions, such as hyperarousal or the avoidance of trauma-related cues, are recognized as prototypical ...

The Impact of Supervision on Counselor Self-efficacy: Working with Suicidal Clients 

Powers, Dixie (2017-06-21)
Crises are becoming more prevalent in today’s society leading to increased preparedness of counselors to work in crisis interventions. Given that suicide rates have increased by 60% in the last 50 years counselors must be ...

Failure Modes Analysis and Life Prediction Modeling of Phosphor Converted White Lighting Emitting Diode under Harsh Environment 

Zhang, Hao (2017-06-21)
The development of light-emitting diode (LED) technology has resulted in widespread solid state lighting use in both consumer and industrial applications due to their high-energy efficiency, long expected life, and less ...

Adaptation and Comparison of Machine Learning Methods for Geomorphological Mapping and Terrace Prediction: A Case Study of the Buffalo River, Arkansas 

Swan, Benjamin (2017-05-31)
Working with a high-resolution LiDAR dataset, this research adapts existing techniques from machine learning to the problem of predicting general and specific geomorphic features in the complex terrain of the Buffalo River ...

Transactional Distance Versus Student Characteristics and Their Effect on Academic Outcomes 

Lebeck, Brian (2017-05-23)
The purpose of this study is to understand the relationship between perceived transactional distance, course satisfaction and student characteristics (demographics, grade point average, previous online experience, ...

The Impact of Mental Health Literacy on Treatment Seeking Intentions across Specific Disorders: Accounting for Race/Ethnicity 

Chakawa, Ayanda (2017-05-23)
While 75% of mental health problems emerge by young adulthood, there is a strong reluctance during this developmental stage to seek professional help. Although limitations in mental health literacy, such as incorrect problem ...

Practicing Counselors, Vicarious Trauma, and Subthreshold PTSD: Implications for Counselor Educators 

Lanier, Bethany (2017-05-22)
The purpose of the current study was to gain an understanding of the relationship of vicarious trauma symptoms and subthreshold Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms among practicing counselors. Research indicates ...

A Computational System to Solve the Warehouse Aisle Design Problem 

Ozden, Sabahattin Gokhan (2017-05-17)
Order picking is the most costly operation in a warehouse. However, current warehouse design practices have been using the same design principles for more than sixty years: straight rows with parallel pick aisles and ...

An Examination of Mentoring Mindsets of Faculty (Mentors) and Graduate Students (Protégés): An Exploratory Study of a Mentoring Framework 

Britton, Keely (2017-05-17)
The purpose of this study was to examine the characteristics consisting of attitudes, behaviors, and competencies of protégés in a mentoring relationship. The study examined the presence or absence of a protégé mentoring ...

Using Tweets Sentiment Analysis to Predict Stock Market Movement 

Almohaimeed, Abdulaziz (2017-05-17)
Research shows that news affects stock market movement and indicates the possibility of predicting the market by using the news as a signal to a coming movement with an acceptable accuracy percentage. In this research, we ...

Designing Optimal Layouts for Block Stacking Warehouses 

Derhami, Shahab (2017-05-16)
Storing pallets of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs) on top of one another on a warehouse floor is known as block stacking. Although this storage system can be inexpensively implemented in any open area, it is challenging in terms ...

Movement, Occupancy, and Detectability of Green Salamanders (Aneides aeneus) in Northern Alabama 

John, Rebecca (2017-05-16)
Green salamanders (Aneides aeneus) are a species of concern throughout their range due to habitat modification and population declines. With few short-term movement studies on the species, the information is vital to better ...

Newcomers’ Trait Affectivity and Social Assimilation in Organizations 

Li, Hairong (2017-05-16)
Becoming assimilated into the organizational social environment is critical and challenging to newcomers. This study examined whether newcomers’ trait positive affectivity (PA) and negative affectivity (NA) could predict ...

Revitalizing Pepperell Mill Town by recreating social values: Post-industrial landscape design approach 

Mortazavi, Saba (2017-05-15)
The main task of this project is to revitalize the Pepper Mill town by regenerating social values in the adjacent community. Due to former meaningful interconnections between the residents and the abundant post-industrial ...

A Subdivision Retrofit 

Garrett, Britton (2017-05-15)
Because of the development process and its lasting impacts on the soil, subdivision landscapes often times communicate a placeless homogeneity. This thesis examines how a lot within the subdivision of Lundy West may be ...

Light and Shadow 

Hu, Yue (2017-05-15)
My project is about “ Light and Shadow”. If we can see this world, it is because of light, when we see the light, we also can see the shadow with it. Light and shadow let us perceive everything around us. Hundreds years ...

MOMENTS 

Zhang, Yuning (2017-05-15)
People are consumed with speed: work quickly, play quickly, love quickly. Something we do want to do quickly, but not everything. Apparently, many people are misleading by the pursuit of quality of life that they suffer ...

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