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Submissions from 2021

Survival Strategies for African American Women Currently Employed, Newly Employed, or Contemplating Employment at a PWI, Rochelle Bornett Lee

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Predicting Final Grades in STEM Courses: A Path Analysis of Academic Motivation and Course-related Behavior Using Self-determination Theory, Diana Botnaru, Jessica N. Orvis, Jody Langdon, Christopher Niemiec, and Shainaz M. Landge

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Campus Recreation and Fitness Center Utilization During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Keagan Kiely, William Mase, Bridget F. Melton, and Haresh Rochani Dr.

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Paired Nonlinear Behavior of Active and Passive Joint Torques Associated With Preparation for Walk-to-run Gait Transition, Jiahao Pan, Shuqi Zhang, and Li Li

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Reliability and Validity of Three Clinical Methods to Measure Lower Extremity Muscle Power, Mattie E. Pontiff, Li Li, and Noelle G. Moreau

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The Relationship Between Various Modes of Single Leg Postural Control Assessment, Bryan Riemann and Randy Schmitz

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The Relationship Between the Contact Force at the Ankle Hook and the Hamstring Muscle Force During the Nordic Hamstring Exercise, Mianfang Ruan, Li Li, Weiping Zhu, Tianchen Huang, and Xie Wu

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Ankle-Knee Initial Contact Angle and Latency to Maximum Angle are Affected by Prolonged Run, Sydni Wilhoite, Jessica Mutchler, Barry Munkasy, and Li Li

Supporting the Wellbeing for Athletes of Faith, Charles H. Wilson, Christina M. Gipson, and Natalie Campbell

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Effects of a 16-week Tai Chi Intervention on Cutaneous Sensitivity and Proprioception Among Older Adults With and Without Sensory Loss, Teng Zhang, Min Mao, Wei Sun, Li Li, Yan Chen, Cui Zhang, Xinyan Zhang, and Qipeng Song

Submissions from 2020

Defining Death Through Individual-Level Determinants, Denisha Allicock, Kathleen Benton, and Sara Plaspohl

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Effect of 2- vs. 3-Minute Interrepetition Rest Period on Maximal Clean Technique and Performance, Achraf Anmar, Bryan L. Riemann, Osama Abdelkarim, Tarak Driss, and Anita Hökelmann

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Examination of Novice Coaches' Previous Experience as Athletes: Examples of Autonomy Support and Controlling Behaviors as Influences on Future Coaching Practice, Diane Benish, Jody L. Langdon, and Brian Culp

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The Effect of Static Stretching on Proprioception, Pennation Angle, and Muscle Power Production, Lacey G. Dennis, Eva Alyss Blais, Kolyse E. Wagstaff, Li Li, and Duke Biber

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Cardiac-Autonomic Responses to In-Season Training Among Division-1 College Football Players, Andrew A. Flatt, Michael Esco, Jeff R. Allen, James B. Robinson, Amy Bragg, Michael V. Fedewa, and Ryan L. Earley

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Research Brief, Fall 2020 Research Watch Report: Telepractice in Aphasia, April W. Garrity

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Research Brief, Spring 2020 Research Watch Report: Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Acquired Apraxia of Speech, April W. Garrity

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Dynamic Core Flexion Strength is Important for Using Arm-Swing to Improve Countermovement Jump Height, Liang Guo, Ying Wu, and Li Li

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The Use of a Visual Motor Test to Identify Lingering Deficits in Concussed Collegiate Athletes, Katherine J. Hunzinger, Erik W. Sanders, Horace E. Deal, Jody L. Langdon, Kelsey M. Evans, Brandy A. Clouse, Barry Munkasy, and Thomas A. Buckley

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Examining the Connections between the Work We Do and Our Mental Health National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education 29th Delphine Hanna Commemorative Lecture 2020, Jody L. Langdon

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Gait & Posture: Fatigue, Fatigability, and Muscle Torque Reduction, Li Li

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Kinematic and Coordination Variability in Runners with and Without Patellofemoral Pain, Jessica Mutchler, Klarie Macias, Barry Munkasy, Samuel J. Wilson, John C. Garner III, and Li Li

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The Effect of Tai Chi Exercise on Postural Time-to-Contact in Manual Fitting Task among Older Adults, Jiahao Pan, Cuixian Liu, Li Li, and Shuqi Zhang

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Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Improves Pain and Descending Mechanics Among Elderly With Knee Osteoarthritis, Qipeng Song, Peixin Shen, Min Mao, Wei Sun, Cui Zhang, and Li Li

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Effects of a Dual-Task Paradigm and Gait Velocity on Dynamic Gait Stability during Stair Descent, Qipeng Song, Wei Sun, Cui Zhang, Min Mao, and Li Li

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Caution Needed When Interpreting Muscle Activity Patterns During Extremely Low Pedaling Cadence, Yuliang Sun and Li Li

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Return to Sport Participation Criteria Following Shoulder Injury: A Clinical Commentary, Kevin E. Wilk, Michael S. Bagwell, George J. Davies, and Christopher A. Arrigo

The Effects of Peripheral Neuropathy on the H-reflex of the Triceps Surae Muscles, Fangtong Zhang, Mengzi Sun, Kelsey D. Lewis, Feng Qu, and Li Li

Submissions from 2019

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Comparison of 2- and 3-Minute Inter-Repetition Rest Periods on Maximal Jerk Technique and Power Maintenance, Achraf Anmar, Bryan L. Riemann, Khaled Trabelsi, Marcel Blaumann, and Osama Abdelkarim

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Does baseline concussion testing aid in identifying future concussion risk?, Jaclyn B. Caccese, Kassandra E. John, Jody L. Langdon, George W. Shaver, and Thomas A. Buckley

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An Examination of Factors Affecting Quality of Life for Children With Asthma and Their Caregivers in Southeastern Georgia, Sheri K. Carey, Crystal Edds-McAfee, Valeria Martinez, Antonio P. Gutierrez de Blume, and Kathy Thornton

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Minimal Detectable Change Scores and Reliability of the Balance Error Scoring System in Student-Athletes With Acute Concussion, Casey D. Carlson, Jody L. Langdon, Barry Munkasy, Kelsey Evans, and Thomas A. Buckley

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Community-Based Upper Extremity Power Training for Youth with Cerebral Palsy: A Pilot Study, Gavin Colquitt, Keagan Kiely, Manuela C. Caciula, Li Li, Robert Vogel, and Noelle G. Moreau

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Examination of the Influence of Lead Leg Recovery Mechanics on Slip Induced Outcomes, Andrew L. Crawford, Tyler Donahue, Chris Hill, Caleb Williams, Jeff Simpson, Harish Chander, Chip Wade, Sydni Wilhoite Ms, Kristen L. Neitz, Josh Pascal, Ariana Haynes, Kelsey D. Lewis, Abigail C. Johnson, Barry Munkasy, Li Li, John C. Garner III, Dwight Waddell, and Samuel Wilson

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Physical Activity Can Help Seniors with Diabetic Foot, Jinming Dai and Li Li

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Current Concepts of Plyometric Exercises for the Lower Extremity, George J. Davies and Bryan Riemann

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Daily Heart Rate Variability Among College Football Players Throughout Preseason Camp in The Heat, Andrew A. Flatt, Jeff R. Allen, Clay M. Keith, and Michael Esco

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Heart Rate Variability, Neuromuscular and Perceptual Recovery Following Resistance Training, Andrew A. Flatt, Liam Globensky, Evan Bass, Brooke L. Sapp, and Bryan Riemann

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Daily Heart Rate Variability before and after Concussion in an American College Football Player, Andrew A. Flatt, Gary B. Wilkerson, Jeff R. Allen, Clay M. Keith, and Michael R. Esco

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Effects of Consecutive Domestic and International Tournaments on Heart Rate Variability in an Elite Rugby Sevens Team, Andrew Flatt, Daniel Howells, and Sean Williams

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Research Watch Report: Cognitive-Communication Intervention in Persons with Dementia, April W. Garrity

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Research Watch Report: "Intensive" Evidence-Based Aphasia Interventions, April W. Garrity

Research Watch Report: Quality of Life, Communication, and Swallowing in Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, April W. Garrity

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Toward the Development of a Quick, Reliable Assessment Tool for Reflective Journals, April W. Garrity, Casey Keck, and Janet L. Bradshaw

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Single-muscle Fiber Contractile Properties in Lifelong Aerobic Exercising Women, Kevin J. Gries, Kiril Minchev, Carin Ulrika Raue, Gregory James Grosicki, Gwenaelle Begue, W. Holmes Finch, Bruce Graham, Todd A. Trappe, and Scott W. Trappe

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Circulating Interleukin-6 is Associated with Skeletal Muscle Strength, Quality, and Functional Adaptation with Exercise Training in Mobility-Limited Older Adults, Gregory James Grosicki, Brittany B. Barrett, Davis A. Englund, Christine K. Liu, Thomas G. Travison, Tommy Cederholm, Afsaneh Koochek, Åsa von Berens, Thomas Gustafsson, T. Benard, and Kieran Reid

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Lower-Extremity Torque Capacity and Physical Function in Mobility-Limited Older Adults, Gregory James Grosicki, Davis A. Englund, Lori Lyn Price, M. Iwai, M. Kashiwa, Kieran Reid, and Roger A. Fielding

Review on the Hot Issues of Core Stability Research, L. Guo, Li Li, and Y. Wu

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The Effects of Postural Control Measures on Induced Slip Outcomes, Ariana Haynes, Tyler Donahue, Chris Hill, Caleb Williams, Jeff Simpson, Harish Chander, Chip Wade, Abigail C. Johnson, Sydni Wilhoite Ms, Kristen L. Neitz, Kelsey D. Lewis, Joshua R. Pascal, Andrew L. Crawford, Barry Munkasy, Li Li, John C. Garner III, Dwight Waddell, and Samuel Wilson

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Examining the Effects of Different Teaching Strategies on Metacognition and Academic Performance, Jody L. Langdon, Diana Sturges, Megan Wittenberg, Amy Jo Riggs, Jessica A. Mutchler, Matthew J. Syno, and Manuela C. Caciula

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A Content Analysis of Teacher Autonomy Support During a High School Volleyball Unit, Jody L. Langdon, Collin A. Webster, Eva Monsma, and Brandonn Harris

Tutorial: Physical Activity Can Help Seniors with Diabetic Foot, Li Li

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Regular Aerobic Exercise-Alleviated Dysregulation of CAMKIIα Carbonylation to Mitigate Parkinsonism via Homeostasis of Apoptosis With Autophagy, Wenfeng Liu, Rang Fu, Zhiyuan Wang, Shaopeng Liu, Changfa Tang, and Li Li

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MicroRNA Expression Profiling Screen miR-3557/324-targeted CaMK/mTOR in the Rat Striatum of Parkinson's Disease in Regular Aerobic Exercise, Wenfeng Liu, Li Li, Shaopeng Liu, Zhiyuan Wang, Heyu Kuang, Yan Xia, Changfa Tang, and Dazhong Yin

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The Balance of Apoptosis and Autophagy via Regulation of the AMPK Signal Pathway in Aging Rat Striatum During Regular Aerobic Exercise, Wenfeng Liu, Zhiyuan Wang, Yan Xia, Heyu Kuang, Shaopeng Liu, Li Li, Changfa Tang, and Dazhong Yin

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Anterior Greater Tuberosity Subcortical Cyst Formation Indicative of Supraspinatus Tear, L. M. Mabry, C. N. Vojta, and George J. Davies

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Modified Supine Bridge Alters Muscle Coordination Patterns, Wenhui Mao, Li Li, Kelsey D. Lewis, Yi Jia, and Sydni Wilhoite Ms

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Lead Leg Corrective Responses to Varying Slip Severity, Joshua R. Pascal, Tyler Donahue, Chris Hill, Caleb Williams, Jeffrey Simpson, Harish Chander, Chip Wade, Kelsey D. Lewis, Sydni Wilhoite, Ariana Haynes, Abigail C. Johnson, Andrew L. Crawford, Barry Munkasy, Li Li, John C. Garner III, Dwight Waddell, and Samuel Wilson

Monitoring Ultra-Short Heart Rate Variability and Heart Rate-Running Speed Index in an Elite Soccer Player: A Case Study, Alireza Rabbani, Andrew Flatt, and Mehdi Kargarfard

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Effects of medicine ball mass on the intensity of 90°/90° plyometric throwing exercise, Bryan Riemann, Nicholas Hipko, Wayne M. Johnson, Thomas Murphy, and George J. Davies

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Association Between the Seated Single-Arm Shot-Put Test With Isokinetic Pushing Force, Bryan L. Riemann and George J. Davies

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Diversity Attitude Associations in Pre-service Physical Education Teachers, Paul Rukavina, Jody L. Langdon, Christy Greenleaf, and Jayne Jenkins

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Influence of Training Models at 3,900-m Altitude on the Physiological Response and Performance of a Professional Wheelchair Athlete: A Case Study, Santiago Sanz-Quinto, Raúl López-Grueso, Gabriel Brizuela, Andrew A. Flatt, and Manuel Moya-Ramón

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Heart Rate Variability Monitoring During Strength and High-intensity Interval Training Overload Microcycles, Christoph Schneider, Thimo Wiewelhove, Christian Raeder, Andrew Flatt, Olaf Hoos, Laura Hottenrott, Oliver Schumbera, Michael Kellmann, Tim Meyer, Mark Pfeiffer, and Alexander Ferrauti

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Epidemiology of Alcohol and Drug Screening Among Pedestrian Fatalities in the United States, 2014–2016, McKinley Thomas, Bryan L. Riemann, and Jeffery A. Jones

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Goal Orientation, Motivational Climate, and Exercise as Predictors of Eating Disorder Risk Factors Among College Students, Carly A. Wahl, Brandonn Harris, Jody L. Langdon, Amy Jo Riggs, and Barbara B. Meyer

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Using Participatory Action Research to Examine Barriers and Facilitators to Physical Activity Among Rural Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy, Ashley Walker, Gavin T. Colquitt, Steve Elliott, Morgan Emter, and Li Li

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Badminton Players Show a Lower Coactivation and Higher Beta Band Intermuscular Interactions of Ankle Antagonist Muscles During Isokinetic Exercise, Lejun Wang, Wenxin Niu, Kuan Wang, Shengnian Zhang, Li Li, and Tianfeng Lu

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Badminton Players Show a Lower Coactivation and Higher Beta Band EMG-EMG Coupling between Antagonist Muscles, Lejun Wang, Wenxin Niu, Jingyuan Zhang, Shengnian Zhang, Li Li, and Tianfeng Lu

Study on SampEN of COP Movement Signal during Standing with Knee flexion Post Tai Chi Intervention, M. Wang, J. Wang, Li Li, and Xie Wu

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Cycling with Low Saddle Height is Related to Increased Knee Adduction Moments in Healthy Recreational Cyclists, Yong Wang, Leichao Liang, Donghai Wang, Yunqi Tang, Xie Wu, Li Li, and Yu Liu

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Novel Evidence of Cortical Control in Severe Slip Responses, Samuel Wilson, Tyler Donahue, Chris Hill, Caleb Williams, Jeffrey Simpson, Harish Chander, Chip Wade, Sydni Wilhoite Ms, Kristen L. Neitz, Ariana Haynes, Joshua R. Pascal, Kelsey D. Lewis, Andrew L. Crawford, Barry Munkasy, Li Li, John C. Garner III, and Dwight Waddell

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A Novel Test to Assess Change of Direction: Development, Reliability, and Rehabilitation Considerations, Haley Worst, Nancy Henderson, Ryan Decarreau, and George J. Davies

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Are Autonomously Motivated University Instructors More Autonomy-Supportive Teachers?, Maï Yasué, Lucas M. Jeno, and Jody L. Langdon

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Preferential Deficit of Fat-Free Soft Tissue in the Appendicular Region of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Proposed Statistical Models to Capture the Deficit, Chuan Zhang, Gavin Colquitt, Freeman Miller, Ye Shen, and Christopher M. Modlesky

Fat‐free soft tissue deficit in children with CP is more pronounced in the appendicular than in the non‐appendicular regions, Chuan Zhang, Freeman Miller, Gavin T. Colquitt, and Christopher M. Modlesky

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Running Ground Reaction Force Complexity at the Initial Stance Phase Increased With Ageing, Shuqi Zhang and Yumeng Li

Submissions from 2018

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Relationship Between Skinfold, Air Displacement Plethysmography, and Bioelectrical Impedance Measurements of Female Collegiate Athletes, C. Butler, Ronald L. Snarr, Michelle L. Eisenman, Sydni Wilhoite, Brian Szekely, and Gregory A. Ryan

An Exploration of Spasticity in Young People with Cerebral Palsy, Gavin Colquitt, Alexis Carnes, Li Li, and Manuela C. Caciula

An Exploration of Spasticity in Young People with Cerebral Palsy, Gavin T. Colquitt, Alexis Carnes, Li Li, and Manuela Caciula

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Parent Perspectives on Health and Functioning of School-Aged Adolescents with Disabilities, Gavin Colquitt, Ashley Walker, Moya Alfonso, Maria Olivas, Bethrand O. Ugwu, and Theophile B. Dipita

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Athletic Profile Differences Between Front Court and Back Court Division I Female Basketball Players, Sukhmani Dhaliwal, Peter Chrysosferidis, Michelle L. Eisenman, Ronald L. Snarr, and Gregory A. Ryan

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Gut Microbiota Composition Is Related to Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Healthy Young Adults, Ryan P. Durk, Esperanza Castillo, Leticia Márquez-Magaña, Gregory James Grosicki, Nicole D. Bolter, C. Matthew Lee, and James R. Bagley

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Authors’ reply to Medeiros et al.: Make it easier! Evaluation of the ‘vagal-sympathetic effect’ in different conditions with R–R intervals monitoring, Michael Esco, Henry N. Williford, Andrew A. Flatt, Todd Freeborn, Fabio Y. Nakamura, and Michael V. Fedewa

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Heart Rate Variability and Training Load Among National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 College Football Players Throughout Spring Camp, Andrew A. Flatt, Michael Esco, Jeff R. Allen, James B. Robinson, Ryan L. Earley, Michael V. Fedewa, Amy Bragg, and Clay M. Keith

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Association between Subjective Indicators of Recovery Status and Heart Rate Variability among Divison-1 Sprint-Swimmers, Andrew A. Flatt, Michael R. Esco, and Fabio Y. Nakamura

Effects of Varying Training Load on Heart Rate Variability and Running Performance Among an Olympic Rugby Sevens Team, Andrew A. Flatt and Daniel Howells

Research Brief, Summer 2018 - Attention and Memory in Adults with TBI, April W. Garrity

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Research Watch Report: Systematic Reviews of Dysphagia Assessment and Intervention in Adults, April W. Garrity and Caroline Braun

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Concussion Knowledge and Understanding in Guardians Following Administration of Standardized Education Form, Tamerah Hunt, Chloe C. Salway, Steve Patterson, and Jody L. Langdon

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Influence of Different Sole Thickness on Biomechanical Parameters of Human lower Extremity, Yi Jia and Li Li

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A Biomechanical Analysis of the Effects of Bouncing the Barbell in the Conventional Deadlift, Kellen T. Krajewski, Robert G. LeFavi, and Bryan Riemann

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Flipping the Classroom: Effects on Course Experience, Academic Motivation, and Performance in an Undergraduate Exercise Science Research Methods Course, Jody L. Langdon, Diana Sturges, and Robert Schlote

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Need supportive instructor training: perspectives from graduate teaching assistants in a college/university physical activity program, Jody L. Langdon and Megan Wittenberg

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Research on Predicting Trunk Isometric Strength with Core Stability Related Measurements, Guo Liang, Li Li, and Wu Ying

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The relationship between Core Stability Related Measurements and Countermovement Jump Height with/without Arm Swing, Guo Liang, Li Li, and Wu Ying

Non-linear Dynamics and its Application in Human Movement Research, in Biomechanics of Human Movement, Li Li

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Non-linear Lower Extremity Joint Torque Changes Observed during Preparation for Walk-to-run Gait Transition, Li Li and Jiahao Pan

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Nordic Exercise Should Not Be Used for Predictive Modeling of Hamstring Injuries, Li Li and Mianfang Ruan

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Letter to the Editor: A Functional MRI Exploration of Hamstring Activation during the Supine Bridge Exercise, Li Li and Matthew J. Syno