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The impact of low-load training with partial vascular occlusion on cycle ergometer peak power
Purpose of this study was to determine if partial vascular occlusion of working musculature during all out cycling on an ergometer would improve peak-power output, as measured during a Wingate Test. Subjects were separated ...
The relationship between constraints and young adults’ desire and ability to use an excursion train as a leisure activity
This study was based on a parent project funded by New York State’s Aid to Localities Fund focused on the rail line between the cities of Cortland and Binghamton. In the spring of 2007, New York State Senator Thomas Libous ...
The role of appearance in perceptions of personal trainers
Purpose of this study was to investigate how personal trainer physique can influence perceptions of his/her: competence as a trainer, level of personal training knowledge, behavioral attributions, and sexual orientation. ...
Terrible sonnets and performative bodies: approaching the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins
This thesis explores how Hopkins’ use of metaphor and imagery can be used to deploy specifically queer theoretical reading - particularly given Hopkins’ own sexuality, together with his repression of the same.
The relationship between motivation and volunteer satisfaction in conservation programs
This study explored volunteer vacationers motivations and the relationships between motivations to volunteer, satisfaction with the volunteer vacation experience, and inclinations to volunteer in the future (in both local ...
Investigating the validity of the MVPA feature on the New Lifestyles 1000 pedometer in children with visual impairments
Pedometer accuracy and validity during moderate to vigorous activity was examined in youth with visual impairment. Fourteen children (6 males, 8 females) with visual impairment were observed and recorded during six activities ...
Youth leadership program : the longitudinal benefits on classroom performance for urban youth after a challenge course program
Purpose of the study was to examine the benefits of a six-week challenge course program on urban youths’ academic and social achievement. Through an interactive, experiential learning environment, the Youth Leadership ...
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Comparison of lumbar spine loads during back and front squats
Purpose was to compare the back squat to the front squat in terms of the peak resultant joint torque (T), peak resultant joint compressive force (CF), and peak resultant joint shear force (SF) at the plane of the L3/L4 ...
Career experiences of female certified athletic trainers at NCAA Division III institutions
Purpose of this study was to explore the career experiences of female athletic trainers at the NCAA Division III setting. The study examined: (a) the effect (if any) of the participant’s sex on their work experience, (b) ...