This collection contains Honors Program Theses written by undergraduate students in the School of Health, Physical Education, and Leisure Studies at the University of Northern Iowa.
Every honors student has the opportunity to complete undergraduate research during their time at UNI by writing a thesis. Students work with faculty members in their major or area of interest to develop and conduct a study during either their Junior or Senior year.
Submissions from 2016
Concussions in female collegiate diving: an exploratory study, Sarah Kemp Open Access Honors Program Thesis
A healthy herd: addressing the justifications for vaccine denial and applying the health belief model to the current anti-vaccination movement, Sarah L. McHugh Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2015
Gleaning in the Cedar Valley: a post-evaluation study, Dylan Thomas Hillyer Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Asset-based community development practices in international service-learning: a content analysis of short-term programs in Nicaragua, Kara Christine Poppe Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2014
A kinematic analysis of the softball slap hitting technique, Jonathan Faga Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)
Patient reported outcomes in response to land and water based exercise on pain and function, Christian Junker Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)
Patient preference for physician prayer in medical situations, Blaine Mahlon Schlawin Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2010
How does the University of Northern Iowa's recycling program compare to the recycling programs of its peer institutions?, Anna J. Schrad Open Access Honors Program Thesis