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The Role of Product Brand Image and Online Store Image on Perceived Risks and Online Purchase Intentions 

Aghekyan, Marine (2009-07-24)
Purchase intentions for fashion apparel and accessories involve both hedonic and aesthetic considerations that result higher requirements for triability and tangibility prior to purchase, suggesting that product brand image ...

The Role of Risk, Culture, Image and Quality on Destination Loyalty: Perspectives from International Medical Tourists toward Thailand as a Medical Tourism Destinationole of Risk, Culture, Image and Quality on Destination Loyalty: Perspectives from International Medical Tourists toward Thailand as a Medical Tourism Destination 

Thayarnsin, Sarinya (2017-07-27)
The purpose of the study was to develop as well as evaluate a theoretical structural model for establishing a medical tourist’s loyalty by incorporating five important constructs including risk, culture, image, quality, ...

The Role of SCARECROW-LIKE 3 in Salt Tolerance During Germination and Seedling Development in Arabidopsis thaliana 

Owoseni, Omowunmi (2010-07-20)
Salinity is a stress factor that results in reduced crop productivity. As much as three hectares of arable land is lost due to salinity per minute. With an increasing world population and shrinking arable land, world crop ...

The Role of Self-Control in Experiences, Attitudes, and Behaviors Related to Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: A Grounded Theory Analysis 

Ellison, Sara (2024-07-03)  ETD File Embargoed
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a frequent presenting concern with a prevalence rate that appears to be increasing over time. NSSI has historically been associated with deficits in impulse control; however, evidence ...

The Role of Self-regulation in Doctoral Students' Status of All But Dissertation 

Kelley, Martha J. M. (2011-07-25)
A large amount of research has been conducted on self-regulated learning as it relates to academic achievement. Further, there is a large body of literature regarding doctoral candidates who do not complete their dissertations ...

The Role of Stability and Metabolic Cost in Gait Adaptation 

Brinkerhoff, Sarah (2023-07-28)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of this dissertation was to identify the role and importance of mediolateral stability and energetic cost in continuous gait adaptation and to distinguish the differential roles of metabolic and mechanical costs ...

The Role of Sugar-sweetened Water in the Progression of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 

Luo, Yuwen (2016-12-08)
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which ranges from simple steatosis (fatty liver) to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), has become the most common chronic liver disease in both children and adults, paralleling ...

The role of sustained attention toward threatening stimuli in fearlessness about death: An ERP study 

Fox, Hailey (2023-11-29)  ETD File Embargoed
Given that suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, it is critical to identify those most at risk for suicide. Prominent theories of suicide and empirical evidence suggest that dysregulated threat ...

The Role of Teacher Epistemology in Integrating Student-Centered Instructional Software: A Case Study in Social Studies Education 

Scott, Barry (2008-05-15)
This qualitative study was designed to examine the role of history teachers’ beliefs about teaching and learning on their use of student-centered instructional software (Decision Point!) in an instructional unit, factors ...

Role of the Best Practices from Extant Literature in Current Algorithm and Data Structure Visualizations 

Gondi, Ravali (2011-06-08)
Although there are many algorithm visualizations today, there is a question as to why algorithm and data structure visualization technology has not proved its effectiveness and gained widespread acceptance in mainstream ...

The Role of the Internet Portals as an Alternative Medium in South Korea 

Choi, Doo-Hun (2009-04-16)
This thesis explores the role of the Internet as an alternative to traditional news media. More specifically, I examined the correlation between the agenda of traditional news media (two newspapers and two television news ...

Role of the Lumbopelvic-Hip Complex in Bipedal Acceleration 

Patel, Jaynesh (2013-07-19)
A majority of sporting competition involves short bursts of acceleration; yet most running literature focuses on constant velocity locomotion. The acceleration phase is a critical component to performance in athletes and ...

The Role of the Music Administrator in Public School Systems of the Southeastern United States: A Mixed Methods Study 

Ferrell, Christopher (2021-04-16)
The position of the system-level music administrator is an important component in the successful district-wide school music program. Curriculum supervision has been in place in various forms since the beginning of public ...

Role of the P2Y2 receptor/tissue factor axis in endotoxemia and atherothrombosis 

Peng, Qianman (2021-12-06)  ETD File Embargoed
Inflammation and coagulation play a critical role in the pathogenesis of thrombosis. Biologically active substances initiate the inflammatory response in vascular endothelial cells (ECs) and immune cells, including ...

The Role of the Victim-Perpetrator Relationship in the Development of PTSD and Depression Following Sexual Assault 

Domino, Jessica (2012-04-09)
Victims of sexual assault have a high risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, exposure to sexual assault alone is not sufficient for the development of PTSD. This study examined the impact of victim-perpetrator ...

Role of TNFR I Signaling in Racial Differences in Endothelial Function: Potential Modulatory Effect of High Laminar Shear Stress 

Aldokhayyil, Maitha (2020-12-02)
In the endothelium, TNF binding to TNF receptor I (TNFR I) instigate a cascade of inflammatory events that facilitate monocytes recruitment and consequently initiation of atherosclerosis. In addition, TNF promotes endothelial ...

The role of Ubiquinone Synthesis Complex in bc1 complex assembly of Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

Hashemi, Hayaa (2013-12-04)
Mitochondria are dynamic organelles bounded by double-membranes found in eukaryotic cells carrying various critical cellular processes. Energy generation is arguably the most important of its functions. The Electron Transport ...

The Role of United States Foreign Policy in the Global Adoption of Democratic Governance 

Mark, Heather (2005-05-15)
The role of democracy in the foreign policy of the United States is a prominent one. Presidents from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush have named democracy as motivating factor for military actions around the world. This ...

Role of water availability on fish assemblage structure: effects of agricultural land use and spawning mode 

Dowling, Katelyn (2012-04-09)
The availability of water has been changing as human demands increase, weather patterns change, and land use is altered. This is a common trend throughout the world as well as in the tributaries of the Middle Chattahoochee ...

The Role of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the Epidemiology of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus 

Passler, Thomas (2010-12-07)
Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is the prototypic member of the genus Pestivirus in the family Flaviviridae. Infections with BVDV cause substantial economic losses to the cattle industries, prompting the introduction ...