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The Influence of an Afterschool Physical Activity/Academic Enhancement Program on Components of Physical Fitness and Self-esteem in 4th and 5th Graders.
Childhood obesity negatively impacts the psycho-social and physical health of young children by increasing the risk for the development of a variety of chronic diseases/conditions at an earlier age. A multitude of after-school ...
Effects of a Pathogen and Pesticides on Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis) Metamorphosis and Survival
Both the amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) and pesticides have been targeted as contributors to amphibian population declines. Declines have a worldwide distribution, but are only occurring in ...
An Edgeless, Honest Kid: A Collage of Memoir, Manifesto, and Other Musings
This is a collage project that uses multiple genres of creative writing to express my emotional and psychological arc while at Miami University.
Proper Footwear While Wearing an Orthopedic Walker Boot
As the use of Orthopedic Walker Boots increases it is important to study the effects of these boots. Walker boots have been shown to change kinetic and kinematic gait factors. However, the advantages of walker boots ...
The Austrian Myth: Victimization and Nationalism in the Post-War Period
The words of the Moscow Declaration of 1943 allowed Austria to claim itself as a victim of Hitler, rather than a contributor to the Nazis in WWII. In the years following the war, this distinction would define the attitude ...
The Social Contract, Distributive Justice, and Health Care in the U.S.
The President’s Commission, released in 1983, studied the ethical implications and unintended consequences of the disparity in health care availability in the U.S. and concluded that health care is a special type of ...
Effects and Implications of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 on Social Service Organizations
This inquiry illustrates the effects of a piece of legislation, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, on social service organization providing welfare to low-income individuals in the United States. The theory ...
Engineering Study Abroad Advocacy Program
Kinship and familiarity affect recognition and foraging in the wolf spider, Pardosa milvina (Araneae: Lycosidae).
Recognition of familiar and related conspecifics can be crucial for altruistic behaviors. In spiders, a reduction in cannibalism has previously been used as evidence of kin recognition. The goal of this study was to examine ...
Growing Up with Mark: Living with PDD-NOS
Autism Spectrum Disorder, as a growing disability category in past years, has received a great deal of attention, in particular, for the classic autism disorder that most individuals have become so familiar with. However, ...