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Black women are F.I.R.E.- Fitting in resistance exercise: A culturally tailored and theory-based exercise intervention for young adult women 

Jones, Chloe (2024-04-30)
BACKGROUND: Black women have the lowest rates of physical activity (PA) in the United States coupled with high prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors. Resistance exercise (RE) has been shown to mitigate these health ...

Black, White, or Mixed: Identity Formation and Choice Among Black-White Biracial Individuals 

Hinton, Madison (2014-07-09)
Identity is a term that is difficult to define, yet every human being has one. It is a strong indicator of how people will act and defines them in an important way and is a reflection of one’s self and self-understanding. ...

Blind source separation methods for analysis and fusion of Multimodal brain imaging data 

Kyathanahally, Sreenath Pruthviraj (2013-07-10)
With the advent of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), several studies have emerged to decipher the functioning of the brain. However, three major issues limit the inferences that one could obtain from the brain ...

A Blockchain-based Contactless Delivery System for COVID-19 and Other Pandemics 

Mittal, Pratiksha (2021-05-17)
Our regular lives have been incredibly changed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) widespread. Inaccessible work and self-quarantine have constrained individuals all over the world to ad- just. Numerous service providers, ...

Blocking and reciprocal blocking in predictive and causal learning 

Amegbletor, Duncan, Jr. (2014-07-11)
The blocking effect (Kamin, 1968) demonstrated that responding to a stimulus was attenuated (blocked) if it was presented in compound with a previously trained stimulus. Prior work with non-human animals, which examined ...

Blood Glucose Concentrations Are Not Increased by Chronic IP Glucagon Administration in Leptin-Treated Type 1 Diabetic Rats 

Qi, Yijing (2016-05-05)
The overall objective of this research is to increase our understanding of how central leptin administration normalizes blood glucose concentrations independent of insulin in type 1 diabetic rats. This research may lead ...

Blood Stress Hormonal Indicators and Meat Quality Attributes of Broiler Chickens Processed Using Electrical and Controlled Atmosphere Stunning Systems 

Riggs, Montana Rain (2022-11-28)
Increased consumer concern for animal welfare has led some poultry producers to alter their stunning methods from electrical stunning (ES) to controlled atmosphere stunning (CAS). However, there is little peer-reviewed ...

The Blood-Brain Barrier as a Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders 

Al Rihani, Sweilem (2019-06-10)
The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a highly selective and protective membrane that preserves brain homeostasis and prevents the free entry of chemicals, toxins and drugs to the brain. The BBB barrier function is primarily ...

Blur 

Taylor, Rachel (2014-05-01)
The world is not cleanly divided into separate self-contained entities. Rather, the landscape is comprised of components that overlap, interact, and intermingle with each other, creating gradients and ecotones between ...

Board Level Reliability of Lead-Free Solder Interconnections with Solder Doping Under Harsh Environment 

Zhao, Cong (2017-07-26)
The electronics packaging industry has moved from eutectic Sn-Pb solder to the lead-free near-eutectic Sn-Ag-Cu (SAC) solder system in the past few years. Reliability performance for Lead-Free solder joint under “extreme” ...

Body Discrepancy and Body Satisfaction: Influence on Approach and Avoidance Behaviors and Emotions 

Helm, Sarah (2009-04-17)
Western culture’s concept of the ideal body is unattainable for the majority of women, yet it is constantly being projected to women as the goal for which to strive. However, this unattainable ideal creates a discrepancy ...

Body Image Perceptions and Clothing Behavior Issues for Adolescent Daughters and Their Mothers 

Lee, Seung (2006-08-15)
The purpose of this study was to explore tween girls (ages 9-14) and their mothers in relation to clothing behavior issues, body image, and body satisfaction. The purposive sample consisted of 41 mother-daughter pairs ...

Body Mass Index and Physical Functioning in Older Adults 

Xu, Beibei (2008-08-15)
Several researchers have reported that elevated body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of poor physical functioning. In most studies, physical functioning has been measured using self-reported questionnaires. For this ...

Body shape evolution of African/Asian minnows of the genus Labeo Cuvier 1817 (Cyprinidae, Labeonini) and variations in Labeo parvus 

Liyandja, Tobit (2018-07-30)
Morphological variation or similarities among organisms are not only a result of common evolutionary history but can also emerge because of convergent adaptations to similar habitats. Therefore, an organism’s morphology ...

Body to Backpack Interface Design Guidelines: An Interdisciplinary Study of the Human Body 

Kohrman, Zachary (2017-04-20)
Backpacks are part of a class of load-carrying devices. With a wide of form and features, backpacks carry a variety of loads from school supplies and books, high alpine gear and survival gear, and numerous other articles. ...

Bond Behavior of Prestressed Reinforcement in Beams Constructed with Self-Consolidating Concrete 

Levy, Kelly (2007-05-15)
Accurate behavioral characteristics of self-consolidating concrete (SCC) should be established prior to its widespread implementation in prestressed members. This thesis describes an investigation of bond behavior of ...

Bony Abnormalities in Feline Models of GM2 Gangliosidosis 

Beadlescomb, Patricia (2014-07-09)
This study seeks to explore and quantify bony deformities in feline models affected with GM2 gangliosidosis with emphasis on long bones and cervical vertebrae, based on previous diagnostics exhibiting cervical spinal cord ...

Books in the Public Sphere: New York Libraries and the Culture-Building Enterprise, 1754-1904 

Glynn, Thomas (2005-08-15)
This dissertation examines the role that libraries played in the development of culture during the colonial period and throughout the nineteenth century. Focusing on a group of libraries in New York City, it seeks to ...

Boom Dynamics during Control System Response on Agricultural Sprayers 

Sharda, Ajay (2011-12-05)
Farm managers use highly productive and mechanized agricultural sprayers to efficiently cover cropland. These sprayers use modern control systems including automatic section control (ASC) capabilities to manage target ...

Boosting Cloud Computing Frameworks with High Performance Computing Features 

Ramsey, Jared (2016-10-26)
High Performance Computing (HPC) often employs a set of networked and/or distributed computers working together to solve extremely large problems. Since the early 1990's, HPC has made use of technologies such as the Message ...