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The Freshman 15: Weight Change in Relation to Body Image and Body Measurements 

Skinner, Holly (2008-12-15)
Freshmen students entering their first year of college are faced with stress and change, and possible changes in body weight and body image. A common and highly publicized notion among college students is the high risk of ...

Freshman Versus Sophomore Year Changes in Body Weight and Composition 

Newton, Anna (2010-07-21)
Objective: Differences in weight, body mass index (BMI), percent and absolute body fat and fat free mass, and waist circumference were investigated in males and females during the freshman and sophomore college years. ...

The Frictional Impact of Two Link Chain with a Flat 

Akhan, Ahmet (2019-04-16)
Mechanical impact is an important phenomena in mechanical systems such as robotics, multibody systems, spacecraft vehicles, ground vehicles, etc. It is a complex phenomenon that occurs when two or more bodies collide. ...

From Bandannas to Berets: A Critical Analysis of Beyoncé’s “Formation” Music Video 

James, Kesha (2017-07-11)
The release of Beyoncé’s “Formation” music video as well as her debut performance of the song at the 2016 Super Bowl has incited debate and controversy across the United States. While some feel empowered and prideful, ...

From Bare Metal to Private Cloud: Introducing DevSecOps and Cloud Technologies to Naval Systems 

Anderson, Robert (2018-07-20)
Virtualizing computing resources provides a myriad of benefits ranging from increased hardware utilization, better disaster recovery, and isolation between the applications and the underlying hardware. Isolation of ...

From Correction to Connection: The Effect of Pet Ownership on Recidivism and Empathy in Former Inmates 

Joplin, Brooke (2022-07-13)  ETD File Embargoed
After a person is released from prison the rate at which they reoffend is known as recidivism. Previous research shows that an increase an empathy leads to a reduction of recidivism rates (Kratcoski & Kratcoski, 2017; ...

'From Darwin to the Death Camps': A Collage of Holocaust Representation Focusing on Perpetrator Atrocity Discourse in Literature, Drama, and Film 

Brodie, Mark (2007-08-15)
In this dissertation my plan is to take a collage of representational forms that deal with the subject of the Holocaust and to point at the discourse of the perpetrator as possibly a more postmodern form of representing ...

From Data to Decisions: Development of Surrogate Models for Process Optimization 

Williams, Bianca (2022-07-27)  ETD File Embargoed
Surrogate models are used to map input data to output data when the actual relationship between the two is unknown or computationally expensive to evaluate (Han & Zhang, 2012). Surrogate models can also be constructed for ...

From drones to Daphnia: Exploring eutrophication and climate change impacts on algal blooms at various scales 

FERNANDEZ-FIGUEROA, EDNA G. (2021-04-19)
Climactic variations and cultural eutrophication alter aquatic ecosystems by promoting harmful algal blooms (HABs) that destabilize aquatic food webs and degrade the quality and safety of aquacultured fish, recreational ...

From Field to Plate: Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Production, Marketing, and the Impact of Consumer Demand 

Rogers, Sara (2012-07-20)
Extensive research has been conducted on the various aspects of the fresh produce supply chain including producers, wholesalers, retailers, and consumers. However, there is currently a lack of research regarding consumer ...

From New South to Sunbelt: Greenville, South Carolina 

Baker, Andrew Harrison (2020-07-21)  ETD File Embargoed
Greenville County, South Carolina is the Palmetto State's most populous county and exert's substantial influence on the state's politics and economy. Spaces such as Greenville have largely been omitted from the narrative ...

From Personal Trust to Professional Behavior: A Study of the Impact of Trust and Enjoyment on Behavior Intentions in Business Analytics 

Larson, Benjamin (2016-06-17)
Information technology consumerization represents technology designed for the consumer finding its way into the workplace. This is a phenomenon which is wide spread but has not currently sufficiently understood as technology ...

From Pre-Civil War to Post-Civil Rights: The Political Lives of African-Americans 

Burnes, Valerie (2012-08-16)
African Americans have played a major role in the history of Perry County almost since the first white settlers arrived in the area with their black enslaved laborers. In a county known for its pre-Civil War cotton wealth, ...

From Prison to the Community: How Offending Women Manage Post Release 

Montgomery, Tammy (2021-06-28)
Over the past few decades there has been an alarming spike in the number of women entering and exiting the penal system. The many barriers post offending women experience before incarceration are seemingly the driving force ...

From Rolling Bungalows to Mobile Mansions: The Origins of America’s Obsession with the Recreational Vehicle 

Burel, David (2017-04-19)
This dissertation studies the rise of the recreational vehicle technology in America. It argues that recreational automobility required the achievement of mass automobility and long distance roads to become a viable travel ...

From Tonic to Toxin: Medicinal Plants in the Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century 

Anderson, Caitlin (2020-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
My dissertation, From Tonic to Toxin: Medicinal Plants in the Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century, explores the reclassification of herbs in nineteenth-century British literature and culture from potent allies to ...

From Trauma to Growth: The Roles of Event Centrality, Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, and Deliberate Rumination 

Kramer, Lindsay (2016-12-10)
Researchers have increasingly recognized that traumatic events can lead to both pathological outcomes such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and positive outcomes such as posttraumatic growth (PTG). Consistent with ...

From Trauma to Testimony: Resilience in Four Contemporary Novels 

Soderstrom, Dorothy (2017-07-25)
As the work of eminent literary trauma theorists Cathy Caruth and Elaine Scarry has persisted as integral to the field, literary trauma studies now has a twenty-year legacy prioritizing the silencing and shattering impact ...

From Trees to Lumber: Essays on Forest Management, Logging and Lumber Price 

He, Mingtao (2021-12-06)
The forestry sector includes silviculture, forest management, logging, and wood utilization. Forestry has been experiencing dramatic transformation due to technological advances, changing markets of labor, capital, and ...

Front Porches and Freeways: Does Rural or Urban Residence Matter for Couple Relationship Education Outcomes? 

Fuller, Sarah (2017-07-27)
The purpose of this study was to advance explorations of the possible differential effects of rural versus urban residence and income on individuals’ couple relationship outcomes following participation in a couple ...