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Yaw-Roll Coupled Oscillations of a Slender Delta Wing 

Worley, John (2008-08-15)
The delta wing has been a highly studied aerial planform, from counter rotating vortices to a rolling `wing rock' motion. The research done at Auburn University is an extension of those studies. This research studies not ...

Yield, Resistance and Fiber Quality Performance of Reniform Nematode resistant QTL Ren barb2 in BARBREN-713 Derived Upland Cotton Lines 

Wang, Huawei (2015-12-10)
Reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford and Oliveria) is a major pest of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) in Alabama. BARBREN-713 is a germplasm with high resistance to reniform nematode (RR) released ...

Yoga: Effects on Throwing Performance, Range of Motion, Strength, and Flexibility in a NCAA Division I Softball Team 

Holt, Taylor (2016-05-03)
Overhead throwing is a highly dynamic, total-body motion that requires strength, range of motion, flexibility, functional stability, and neuromuscular coordination. Throwing athletes train diligently to improve these ...

Yolk androgen deposition in two passerine species: Do females play favorites? 

Navara, Kristen (2005-12-15)
Eggs of oviparous species contain variable amounts of androgens, such as testosterone (T), dihydrotestosterone (DHT), and androstenedione (A4). Previous studies in birds show that yolk androgens of maternal origin have ...

"You Are Where You Eat": reconnecting Birmingham, AL residents to their landscape through a local food network 

Hargrove, Will (2013-03-18)
In an age of increasing globalization and expanding food distribution networks the distance between food sources and consumers is growing at an alarming rate. With this growing gap comes the increased separation of ties ...

Young Adults’ Perception of Fathering and the Father-Child Relationship in the Context of Marital Violence 

Maddox, Lauren (2015-07-21)
The current study utilized a qualitative research design, combining grounded theory and thematic analysis, to examine fathering by maritally violent men from the perspective of their young adult children. Semi-structured ...

Young Children's Vulnerability to Achievement Goals: A Validation Study 

Cumbie, Emily (2006-05-15)
The purpose of this study was to explore validity of measures used to asses children as having a helpless or mastery oriented pattern of response to failure. Participants (N = 190) were part of a larger project, the Child ...

Young Female Adults’ Two-Piece Swimsuit Style Choices in Relation to Their Body Shape, Size, and Satisfaction 

Beury, Patrice (2013-05-01)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influences of body shape, size, and satisfaction on two-piece swimsuit style purchase choices of young female adults. A questionnaire incorporated a purchase likelihood scale ...

The Young Women Leaders' Program: Exploring Factors and Outcomes Associated with Emerging Adult Female Mentors' Experience 

McGill, Julianne (2012-11-08)
The purpose of this study was to understand young adult female mentors’ experiences in a mentoring program that pairs undergraduates with at-risk female junior high school students. There is extremely limited research ...

Your Experience on Your Terms: A survivor-based analysis of the impact caused by the miscommunication surrounding sexual violence on college campuses 

Vedovelli, Lea (2022-04-29)
This thesis explores the perspectives of female survivors of campus sexual violence as they shed light on their disclosure and support seeking processes. Through the lens of communication privacy management (CPM) and social ...

"Yr most obedt. Servt.": Eliza Lucas's Epistolary Voice and the Construction of a Southern Female Identity 

Iden, Kirsten (2010-04-08)
Since the first publication of her Letterbook in 1972, Eliza Lucas Pinckney has become one of the most anthologized southern women of America’s early history. In addition to making an appearance in almost every historical ...

Zinc Nanoparticle Enhancement of the Olfactory Neuron Response to Odorants Associated with Explosives 

Moore, Christopher H. (2011-04-25)
Many odorants related to manufacturing explosives have low volatilities and have no detectable odor. We found that zinc metal nanoparticles in picomolar concentrations strongly enhanced olfactory receptor neuron responses ...

Zombie as Parody: The Misuses of Science and the Nonhuman Condition in Postmodern Society 

Kent, Elizabeth (2009-04-30)
For this project, I will focus on those zombie films/texts that locate scientific and medical advances (or “advances”) as the source of cultural critique. Like Frankenstein in his laboratory, these particular zombie texts ...

Zoo Ecology of a Primate Species: Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus) 

Zimbler-DeLorenzo, Heather (2009-04-14)
Understanding how captivity affects the behavioral and development traits of a species is important for management and conservation in zoos. The ecology of squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sp.) may be different in captivity than ...