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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Comparison of three base stealing techniques in Division I collegiate baseball players, Sean Boss Open Access Thesis

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Differences in landing impulses between the traditional and swing blocking style in volleyball, Jana Geertruida Braakhuis Open Access Thesis

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Evaluating the ability of a synthetic model knee to mimic varying degrees of anterior cruciate ligament integrity, Megan P. Brady Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Female athletes' perceptions towards alcohol and performance: a psychological approach, Stephanie Dalmacio Open Access Thesis

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The effect of ice bag application on musculoskeletal pain during application, Daniel John Drees Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The immediate effects of thearapeutic taping on musculoskeletal pain, Aaron Michael Krejci Open Access Thesis

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Campus recreation and its impact on grade point average and retention rates, Kristina M. Leen Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The effect of intermittent pneumatic compression on the management of pain associated with delayed onset muscle soreness, Ashley Kay Lindahl Open Access Thesis

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The role of rhythm step on pro-agility test performance in Division I football players, Panayiotis Papadopoulos Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Biomechanical differences in the weightlifting snatch between successful and unsuccessful lifts, Jack Rummells Open Access Thesis

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Mothers-to-mothers health promotion model: Evaluating long-term impact of a cascading approach to health promotion in Mozambique, Halkeno Terfasa Tura Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Pride and motivational tendencies in Division I athletes after injury, Andrew George Vereen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Perfectionism and fear of failure in relation to injury occurence and rehabilitation behaviors, Pamela Jean Westendorf Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Gender differences in social support during injury rehabilitation, Chelsey Ann Bruns Open Access Thesis

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The acute effects of multiple resisted sled-pull loads on subsequent sprint-running performances, Carl Stephen Crouse Open Access Thesis

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The impact of student organizations on the development of core competencies, Stanley Somtochukwu Ebede Open Access Thesis

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The variation of center of mass excursion within and between innings and its relationship to pitched ball velocity in collegiate softball players, Leah Renee Embrey Open Access Thesis

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Perceived effects of family status changes on male collegiate outdoor recreation coordinators, Andrew K. Martin Open Access Dissertation

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Constraints to leisure participation within the Bosnian population in a small Midwestern community, Aldin Muhamedagic Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Collegiate athletes' perceptions of social support and athletic trainer-coach conflict, Nathan Newman Open Access Dissertation

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Hair stylists' reflections on their role as lay health educators: A qualitative analysis, Addie Jo Rasmusson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The role of compliance during in-season training on self-selected training intensity in Division-I FCS college football players, Frank Romanazzi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A comparison of hip and knee torques produced during a maximal effort full and partial back squat, Jordan Alexander Williams Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Reducing child neglect in Linn County Iowa utilizing the public health model, Jennifer April Barnett Open Access Thesis

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Relationship between weight-related teasing and levels of physical activity, Piroska Boros Open Access Thesis

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Assessing the added value of the Blue Zones designation on employee health status, Ashton DeMoss Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effectiveness of Preschool Lessons for Active Youngsters (PLAY) curriculum on the gross motor development and physical activity level of preschool children, Karyn K. Finn Open Access Thesis

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Outcomes of global service-learning: A content analysis of student reflection essays in Camp Adventure child and youth services, Kasee Fuller Open Access Dissertation

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3D variability in ball toss and impact location for tennis serves in collegiate female players, Javier Ignacio Hervas Open Access Thesis

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A case study: Sex education in mainline Protestant denominations, Alexa Jo Juhl Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of a short term mental skills training program on mental toughness, Mitchell Edward Mleziva Open Access Thesis

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The effect of soft tissue oscillation therapy on the management of pain associated with delayed onset muscle soreness, Jenifer Ann Shoultz Open Access Thesis

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The economic impacts of annual community festivals: A case of the Sturgis Falls Celebration, 2013, Chelsea Mae Tolle Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Longitudinal analysis of perceived body image, sport commitment, burnout, and athletic injury, Erik Chaouch Open Access Thesis

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Perceptions of dimensions of service quality and recreational benefits in collegiate recreational sports programs, Christopher Berne Denison Open Access Dissertation

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Aquatic strategies and techniques and their benefit on children with autism, James G. Hall Open Access Dissertation

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Acute effect of postactivation potentiation versus dynamic stretching plus postactivation potentiation on countermovement vertical jump performance, Daniel John Hammes Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Perceptions of coaching efficacy from the coaches', parents', and athletes' perspectives, Wade Previn Kooiman Dissertation (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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PROMIS physical function item bank v. 1.0: Validity of physical function assessment for athletic training clientele, Leif Philip Madsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Comparison of immediate myofascial pressure release treatment effects among active and latent trigger points, Chelsea M. Morris Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of heel elevation and fatigue on torso inclination during the barbell back squat, Michael James Neppel Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A description of swing parameters and their relationship to in game batting performance in Division I softball players, Cassandra Reilly-Boccia Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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Effect of limb circumference on intramuscular cooling during and following an ice bag application after exercise, Marcus A. Sojka Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Destination attractiveness of the Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area, Puyong Choi Open Access Dissertation 2012

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Disordered eating habits and extreme weight loss techniques in collegiate wrestlers: A qualitative analysis, Jaime Marie Mayer Open Access Thesis 2012

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Career Cruising impact on the self efficacy of deciding majors, Anthony William Smothers Open Access Dissertation

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Development of an ankle function model, Kelli R. Snyder Open Access Dissertation 2012

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A study of cultural orientation and attitudes and meaning toward play: A cross cultural investigation among emerging adulthood in the People Republic of China, Hong Kong, and United States, Winnie Wing-Sze Wong Open Access Dissertation 2012

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The value of leisure in coping with natural disaster: A case study in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Germaine Jackson Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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A comparative study of the organizational culture of CAPRA accredited and non-accredited municipal park and recreation agencies, John E. Farland Open Access Dissertation

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A glance backwards: An analysis of youth resiliency through autoethnographical and life history lenses, Toney Bissett Ford Open Access Dissertation

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Understanding environmental health disparities of Roma populations in Romania, Jennifer L. Hall Open Access Dissertation

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Impact of the Iowa smoke-free ban among the college students of the University of Northern Iowa, Jean Marie Vianney Hirwa Kavamahanga Open Access Thesis

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Motivation factors as indicators of academic achievement: A comparative study of student-athletes and non-athletes academic and social motivation, Jonell Pedescleaux Open Access Dissertation

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Leisure and aging: A content analysis of leisure textbooks and leisure academic journal articles, Leila Rod-Welch Open Access Dissertation

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Risk-taking propensity and its relationship to achievement motivation among selected municipal parks and recreation directors in the state of Iowa, Jiangong (Brad) Tan Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

Application of health promotion theoretical approaches to changing recycling behaviors and assessing participation rates augumented with GIS/GPS among targeted populations, Israel Gabriel Msengi Dissertation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2010 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Exploring the relationship between parent beliefs and athletes' perceptions: A sport commitment approach, Heather M. DeWaard Open Access Thesis 2009 Award

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Deliberative democratic practices in tourism planning: Towards a model of participatory community tourism planning, Oksana Grybovych Open Access Dissertation

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Perspectives of change: Municipal park and recreation directors perceptions of the importance of specified organizational goals 1983–2008, Daniel Archie Wheeler Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Estimating the economic impact of tourism: A comparative analysis of Albania, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece, Arjana Çela Open Access Dissertation

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An analysis of coaching efficacy in volunteer soccer coaches, Christopher Lee Kowalski Open Access Dissertation

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An examination of group agreement among functional ankle instability participant inclusion criteria, Shantelle A. Howe Weichers Open Access Thesis 2008 Award

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A study of elementary instructors' teaching of forearm passing as a part of volleyball instruction, Tsui-Feng Tiffany Yeh Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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The contribution of socio-economic status and maturity on injury risk in youth soccer, Kristin Noel Stoneberg Open Access Thesis 2007 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Authentic assessment in physical education: Prevalence of use and perceived impact on students' self-concept, motivation, and skill achievement, Joseph Kwame Mintah Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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A descriptive study of non-accredited athletic training programs, Donald Lee Bishop Open Access Thesis

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Development of rapid assessment protocols for evaluating the mental health status of incoming Bosnian refugees in Waterloo, Iowa, Susan Renee Dobie Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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RN and LPN perceptions of front-line delegation, Martha E. Colwell Open Access Thesis 1997 Award

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Youth-serving agency's prevention and intervention programs for gangs, Julianne Gassman Open Access Thesis

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The effects of ibuprofen on exercise-induced muscle soreness and performance, Atta Kofi Osei Open Access Thesis 1998 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Conceptual representation of the Newtonian model of motion in university physics students, Yannis Hadzigeorgiou Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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A descriptive study of bone health risk factors in females ages 13 to 16 years, Anita M. Johnson Open Access Thesis 1993 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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Effects of preshot routine time and movements on free throw shooting performance, Mickey Gay Mack Open Access Thesis