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The Influence of Social Support on Adoption of Healthy Behaviors in a Faith-based Setting 

Brock, Ruth (2022-07-20)  ETD File Embargoed
Overweight and obesity are national epidemics affecting 42.4% of adults in the U.S.; with the southeastern region exhibiting higher obesity rates than most other regions in the U.S. (National Center for Health Statistics, ...

Influence of Spatial and Temporal Use of Resources by a Top Predator on Use of Resources by Co-occurring Species of Mesopredators and Prey 

Boulerice, Jesse (2011-11-16)
Use of resources by a species can be influenced by interactions with co-occurring species. Use of both space and time can be altered to putatively reduce interspecific competition or risk of predation. I used occupancy ...

Influence of Storage Temperature on Vacuum Packaged Steak Characteristics 

Wagoner, Madison (2022-12-05)
Meat consumers utilize beef color as one of the sole indicators of product freshness. However, if the product has been previously frozen for preservation, changes may occur during thawing that hinders the consumers ...

Influence of Syllable Train Length and Performance End Effects on Phonation Threshold Pressure in Females 

Faver, Katherine (2010-04-01)
Phonation threshold pressure (PTP) is the minimum amount of lung pressure necessary to initiate and sustain phonation. Phonation threshold pressure is useful in determining overall health of the vocal folds. The purpose ...

Influence of Tactile Feedback on Trunk Coordination and Electromyography During Walking 

Romer, Braden (2013-11-19)
Footwear is a necessary component of modern life, serving wide-ranging purposes from fashion apparel to personal protective equipment. Despite what would appear as an otherwise obscure addition of clothing or equipment for ...

Influence of the Chicken Major Histocompatibility Complex on the Pathogenesis of Bacterial Skeletal Disease, Chicken Infectious Anemia and Infectious Bronchitis 

Joiner, Kellye (2006-12-15)
Genetic resistance to several poultry pathogens has been unequivocally linked to the major histocompatibility B complex (MHC). Relatively few MHC association studies have been conducted during natural disease outbreaks, ...

The Influence of the Currency-Banking Debate on Early Viennese Monetary Theory 

McCaffrey, Matthew (2010-10-05)
This thesis seeks to examine the intellectual heritage of the debate between the Currency School and the Banking School of 19th-century England on three Viennese economists: Rudolf Hilferding, Ludwig von Mises, and Joseph ...

Influence of the LRFD Bridge Design Specifications on Seismic Design in Alabama 

Coulston, Paul (2011-04-01)
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is in the process of transitioning from the AASHTO Standard Specification for Highway Bridges to the LRFD Bridge Design Specifications. One significant difference between ...

Influence of the Lumbopelvic-hip Complex on Female Softball Hitting 

Washington, Jessica (2018-05-10)
Softball hitting is one of the most difficult skills in sport. Lumbopelvic-hip complex (LPHC) stability, as well as proper proximal to distal segmental sequencing, can directly influence hitting performance, because segment ...

Influence of the Lumbopelvic-hip Complex on Upper Extremity Kinetics in Baseball Pitching 

Williams, Portia (2019-07-24)
The ability of the upper extremity to function efficiently, depends on the strength and stability provided by the lower extremity and lumbopelvic-hip complex (LPHC), however the vast majority of overhead throwing literature ...

The Influence of the Probiotic PondToss™ on Growth Performance and Health of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus Punctatus, And Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis Niloticus 

Khan, Chan Dara (2014-10-24)
In 2011, global aquaculture production of food fish comprising channel catfish and Nile tilapia reached 62.7 million tonnes with an estimated value of US$ 130 billion. As aquaculture technology intensifies to meet market ...

The Influence of Time Spent in Outdoor Play on Daily and Aerobic Step Count in Costa Rican Children 

Morera, Maria (2011-07-18)
There is strong evidence that children’s health associated with obesity is a major concern for nations around the world (Sharma, 2007; Wang & Lobstein, 2006). World efforts are being made to improve and protect their health. ...

The Influence of Timing and Herbicide Treatment for Chinese Privet Control (Ligustrum sinense Lour.) 

O'Sullivan, Sarah (2012-11-06)
Cut stump and basal bark studies for Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense Lour.) control were conducted in Auburn, AL. Treatments for the cut stump application consisted of: 1) 25% vol/vol of an amine formulation of triclopyr ...

Influence of Various Thong Style Flip-flops on Gait Kinematics and Lower Leg Electromyography 

Shroyer, Justin (2009-09-09)
Flip-flops are a common footwear choice for the masses. This influx of flip-flop usage is in despite of the plethora of anecdotal evidence and consensus among the health field that flip-flops are not conducive to the ...

Influences of Drug and Toxicant Exposure on the Microstructure of Responding 

Johnson, Joshua (2011-05-03)
A recent quantitative model has been used to examine the microstructure of behavior, and has described a bout of responding by three separate measures: within-bout response rate, bout initiation rate, and bout length. These ...

Influences of Parasitic Infection and Aging on Aedes aegypti Wingbeat Frequency 

Park, Doyeon (2020-12-10)
While there are thousands of species of mosquitos, only a few hundred are responsible for transmitting disease-causing pathogens; however, certain of these species, such as Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, are responsible ...

The influences of phosphorus cycling on the tropical ecosystem carbon cycle-A process-based modeling study 

Wang, Zhuonan (2021-08-03)
The biogeochemical processes of phosphorous (P), carbon (C), and nitrogen (N) in the Earth system are fully coupled, which shapes the structure, functioning, and dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems. However, incorporating ...

Influencing the Spread of Prison Menstrual Laws: A Three Essay Analysis of Prison Menstrual Legislation 

Jackson, Jalonta (2023-11-15)
With the growth of women in prison reaching immense rates, states and their response to the unique needs of women prisoners are critical. Understanding what factors influence states to pass prison menstrual laws can inform ...

Informal Science Education and Rural Science: A Case Study of Two Seventh Grade Life Science Teachers 

Belford, Stanton (2014-04-23)
The use of informal science education in rural areas, especially at rural middle schools has not been well documented. Although rural areas have accessible outdoor learning environments compared to urban areas, teachers ...

The Information Environment of State Agency Heads: Variations in Contact, Information Seeking, and Inclusiveness 

Hardwick, Kisha (2018-04-24)
State agency administrators perform similar tasks across vastly different environments throughout the American states on a daily basis. These agency heads perform their duties at a unique nexus of politics, policy, and ...