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The Influence of Anxiety and Mindfulness on Relationship Quality: An Investigation of Comparative and Dyadic Effects 

Hermes, Carolyn (2018-07-20)
The primary concern of all social scientists is to better quantify domains of human functioning in order to elucidate pathways for the effective pursuit of human flourishing. Relationship functioning has been consistently ...

The Influence of Arch Height on Propulsion and Landing Mechanics during Jumping and Hopping Tasks 

Wilburn, Christopher (2017-08-15)
Arch height has served as a major indicator of foot function during locomotive tasks. Previous studies have identified that structural alterations in arch height, specifically low arch heights, can produce maladaptive ...

Influence of Bait on Assessment of Biodiversity of Small Mammals 

Ashe, Vikki (2007-05-15)
Two experiments were designed to test effectiveness of bait packs containing peanut butter and rolled oats (peanut butter bait packs) compared to empty bait packs in traps used to capture small mammals. In experiment A, ...

Influence of Blade Gap Thickness and Recoater Velocity on Powder Layer Quality in Additive Manufacturing 

Fucito, Kristin (2020-05-15)
The mechanical properties of components produced by additive manufacturing processes are the result of the powder layer quality. In powder bed fusion, a more uniform powder layer is necessary for the laser to penetrate the ...

Influence of Chinese Privet (Ligustrum sinense Lour.) on Riparian Forests of the Southern Piedmont: Net Primary 

Brantley, Evaden (2008-12-15)
The spread of invasive, nonnative vegetation in the Southeast has been identified as a critical concern for the maintenance of ecosystem biodiversity and impacts on the forest industry. One example of such a species is ...

The Influence of Classmates on Gains following Relationship Education 

Morrison, Sandra (2022-04-26)
Using data from a statewide couple relationship education (CRE) program efficacy study, this implementation science study considered whether and how classmates influence gains from CRE exposure. We pursued a theoretically ...

Influence of climate variability on the ecologically sustainable water withdrawals from streams for irrigation 

Sangha, Laljeet (2019-07-10)
Alabama (AL) receives a large amount (1270-1727 mm annual average) of rainfall annually. However, much of the rainfall occurs in the non-crop growing season (winter months), and recurring, severe droughts during the crop ...

The Influence of Coarse Woody Debris, Disturbance, and Restoration on Biological Communities in Sandy Coastal Plain Streams 

Mitchell, Richard (2009-12-18)
The influence of instream habitat on benthic macroinvertebrates was assessed from multiple descriptive and experimental studies within the Fort Benning Military Installation (FBMI), Georgia and the Tuskegee National ...

The Influence of Colloidal Kaolinite on Th(IV) Transport in Saturated Porous Media 

Zheng, Hangping (2013-11-11)
Many laboratory and field studies have indicated that colloid mobilization was the most important potential source of enhancing the transport of a variety of contaminants in groundwater. However, limited research studied ...

Influence of Competition on Longleaf Pine Seedling Recruitment in Selection Silviculture 

Dyson, David (2010-01-13)
The longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) ecosystem’s decline has resulted in the loss of 97 percent of the 24-36 million hectares it covered prior to European settlement, but interest in longleaf pine restoration and ...

Influence of Cover Crop Mixtures on Soil Health and Weed Control in Cotton Production Systems 

Johnson, Anna (2020-03-06)
The restoration of soil health is a crucial step in maximizing productivity in the historically-eroded Ultisols of the Southeast. The utilization of winter cover crops can potentially improve soil health by increasing ...

Influence of Cover Crops and Fertility Management on Soil Health and Soil Microbial Community 

Decker, Hannah (2021-11-19)
The southeastern United States has a long history of soil degradation due to intensive agriculture, and conservation agriculture practices aim to improve soil productivity. Conservation management practices include nutrient ...

Influence of dams on stream fish biodiversity across a diverse Georgia landscape 

Ozburn, Nicholas (2007-08-15)
The composition of a stream fish assemblage is strongly influenced by the drainage basin, physiographic region, and the stream order it occurs in. It is also well known that anthropogenic disturbances can dramatically ...

The Influence of Design Complexity on Perceived Quality: The Moderating Role of Price and Brand Familiarity 

Braun, Alina Maria (2015-05-07)
This study investigates the influence of three important product factors – design, brand, and price on consumers’ perceived product quality and purchase intention. A 2 (product design: complex/simple) x 2 (brand familiarity: ...

The Influence of Diet on Perceived Voice Fatigue in Professional Voice Users: A Survey 

Fletcher, T. Laine (2024-03-18)  ETD File Embargoed
Purpose: The purpose of this investigation was to understand the role that diet plays, particularly diets low in animal sources of creatine, in the perception of voice fatigue in vocal performers. Methods: Individuals ...

Influence of Dietary Fat and Vitamin E on Shelf Life of Ground Broiler Breast and Thigh Meat 

Saenmahayak, Benya (2011-07-27)
A series of experiments were conducted to determine the effects of dietary fat sources and vitamin E supplementation on shelf life of ground broiler breast and thigh meat. The first experiment evaluated the influence of ...

Influence of Dietary Starches Differing in Glycemic Index on Pro-oxidant and Anti-Oxidant Gene Expression and Insulin Sensitivity in a Mouse Model 

Colbert, Kathryn (2007-08-15)
The prevalence of obesity and diabetes has reached pandemic proportions worldwide. In the U.S., increased intakes of refined carbohydrates have been reported to parallel this trend. In general, refined carbohydrates (e.g. ...

Influence of different Heat Treatments on the microstructural Evolution and Microhardness of Laser Powder Bed Fusion manufactured Inconel 625 

Lieben, Jan (2020-07-30)
Laser Powder Bed Fusion is an additive manufacturing technology that allows the production of parts with complex geometries. [8] The high energy focused laser beam that selectively melts the cold powder bed leads to high ...

The Influence of Dispositional Mindfulness on State Anxiety and Motor Choking Under Pressure 

Thompson, Andrew G (2016-07-26)
Performance pressure can promote anxiety. The accompanying increase in physiological arousal and reallocation of attentional resources can result in underperforming, known as choking under pressure. Research suggests the ...

Influence of Endosymbionts in Mediating Plant Defense Responses to Herbivory by the Pea Aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum 

Piorkowski, Jill (2014-05-15)
Growing evidence suggests that symbiotic microbes that colonize different tissues and organs, known as endosymbionts, may influence the behavioral and physiological traits exhibited by insects as they interact with plants. ...