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Submissions from 2019

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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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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 Caciula, Li Li, Robert Vogel, and Noelle G. Moreau

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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

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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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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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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

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

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An Exploration of Spasticity in Young People with Cerebral Palsy, Gavin Colquitt, A. Carnes, Li Li, and Manuela C. 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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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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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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Comparing Upperclassmen and Underclassmen Male Collegiate Tennis Players, Brandon Loewen, Peter Chrysosferidis, Emily Lynn Langford, Ronald L. Snarr, Michelle L. Eisenman, and Gregory A. Ryan

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The Role of Gender in Neuropsychological Assessment in Healthy Adolescents, Megan Mormile, Jody L. Langdon, and Tamerah N. Hunt

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Comparing Impact on the Family and Insurance Coverage in Children with Cerebral Palsy and Children with Other Special Health Care Needs, B. Schaible, Gavin T. Colquitt, Manuela Caciula, A. Carnes, Li Li, and Noelle G. Moreau

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Variations in Handgrip Strength Between Dominant and Nondominant Hands in Division I Female Athletes, Stephen Schultz, Peter Chrysosferidis, Sydni Wilhoite, Brian Szekely, Ronald L. Snarr, Emily Lynn Langford, and Gregory A. Ryan

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Comparison of Electromyographical Signal Analyses for Estimating Lactate Threshold, Ronald L. Snarr, Danilo V. Tolusso, and Ashleigh V. Hallmark

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Comparison of Electromyographical Signal Analyses for Estimating Lactate Threshold, Ronald L. Snarr, Danilo V. Tolusso, Ashleigh V. Hallmark, and Michael R. Esco

Choosing Primary Care as a Profession: A Systematic Review, McKinley Thomas and J. Jones

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The Effect of Anxiety on Baseline Concussion Assessment in Adolescent Females, Christopher P. Tomczyk, Jody L. Langdon, George W. Shaver, and Tamerah N. Hunt

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An Examination of Adolescent Athletes and Non-Athletes on Baseline Neuropsychological Test Scores, Christopher P. Tomczyk, Megan Mormile, Megan Wittenberg, Jody L. Langdon, and Tamerah N. Hunt

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Transforming Their Journey by Listening to Their Voices: A Photovoice Study of Barriers and Facilitators to Physical Activity Among Rural Youth with Cerebral Palsy, Ashley Walker, Gavin Colquitt, Morgan Emter, Steve Elliott, and Li Li

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Predictors of Coordinated and Comprehensive Care Within a Medical Home for Children with Special Healthcare (CHSCN) Needs, Ashley Walker, John Peden, Morgan Emter, and Gavin Colquitt

Submissions from 2017

Scope and Standards of Practice, Kelly A. Bouthillet

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The Effects of Cognitive Maturity on Concussion Assessment in Low Socioeconomic Urban High School Athletes, Tamerah N. Hunt and Jody L. Langdon

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Factors Contributing to the Uptake and Maintenance of Regular Exercise Behavior in Emerging Adults, Jody L. Langdon, Chad Johnson, and Bridget F. Melton

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Effectiveness of a Need Supportive Teaching Training Program on the Developmental Change Process of Graduate Teaching Assistants’ Created Motivational Climate, Jody L. Langdon, Robert Schlote, Bridget F. Melton, and Damien Tessier

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Innovative Running Related Researches, Li Li

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Parallel and Cross-Sectional Hamstring Injuries in Sprint Running, Li Li and Donghai Wang

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Urban Versus Rural Differences in Insurance Coverage and Impact on Employment Among Families Caring for a Child With Cerebral Palsy, Braydon Schaible, Gavin T. Colquitt, Li Li, Manuela Caciula, and Noelle G. Moreau

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Strength and Conditioning Professional Burnout: Warning Signs, Prevention, and Recovery, Ronald L. Snarr, Chelsea M. Elias, Ryan M. Eckert, Tyler Williams, and Jason C. Casey

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Prone Bridge Variations With and Without Instability Devices: An Electromyographical Comparison, Ronald L. Snarr, Michael R. Esco, and Ryan M. Eckert

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Comparison of 3-Compartment Model Body Fat Predictions Via Bioimpedance Devices and the Influence of Hydration in Female Athletes, Ronald L. Snarr, Michael R. Esco, Jordan R. Moon, Chih-Yin Tai, Kristy Crowley, and Brandon Spradley

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Electromyographical Comparison of a Traditional, Suspension Device, and Towel Pull-Up, Ronald L. Snarr, Ashleigh V. Hallmark, Jason C. Casey, and Michael R. Esco

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Ability of Wearable Electromyographical Compression Shorts to Predict Lactate Threshold, Ronald L. Snarr, Ashleigh V. Hallmark, Danilo V. Tolusso, and Michael R. Esco

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Using study guides in undergraduate Human Anatomy and Physiology classes: Student perceptions and academic performance, Diana Sturges, Trent W. Maurer, and Andrew Kosturik

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Blending Pedagogical Approaches in Public Health Education: The A.D.O.P.T. Model, McKinley Thomas, Lesley Clack, and Sara Plaspohl

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Reliability of Lactate Threshold Following a Fatiguing Bout of Exercise, Danilo V. Tolusso, Ronald L. Snarr, Ashleigh V. Hallmark, and Michael R. Esco

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The Effect of Fatigue on Rate of Change of Physiological Markers on Exertion During Graded Exercise, Danilo V. Tolusso, Ronald L. Snarr, Ashleigh V. Hallmark, and Michael R. Esco

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Comparison of Psychological Response Between Concussion and Musculoskeletal Injury in Collegiate Athletes, Samantha Turner, Jody L. Langdon, George Shaver, Victoria Graham, Kelly Naugle, and Thomas Buckley

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Weak Relationships Between Three Clinical Assessments and Core Stability Tests, Andy Waldhelm and Li Li

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Using Photovoice to Initiate Improvement in a PETE Program, Ashley Walker, Jody L. Langdon, Gavin Colquitt, and Starla McCollum

Quality Improvement in Clinical Nutrition: Screening and Mealtime Protection for the Hospitalized Patient, M. Yordy, S. Roberts, and Helen M. Taggart

Submissions from 2016

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Deborah Allen

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Trends in the Use of Volunteers in US Hospices: 2000 to 2010, Bettye A. Apenteng, Daniel F. Linder, Samuel T. Opoku, Raymona H. Lawrence, and Linda A. Upchurch

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Mindfulness and Emotion Regulation among Nursing Students: Investigating the Mediation Effect of Working Memory Capacity, Christy Dubert, Autumn M. Schumacher, Lawrence Locker Jr., Antonio P. Gutierrez de Blume, and Vernon Barnes

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Is Adherence Therapy an Effective Adjunct Treatment for Patients with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Richard Gray, Daniel Bressington, Ada Ivanecka, Sheila Hardy, Martin Jones, Michael Schulz, Suparpit von Bormann, Jacquie White, Kathryn H. Anderson, and Wai-Tong Chien

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Physical Activity, Screen Time, and School Absenteeism: Self-Reports from NHANES 2005–2008, Andrew R. Hansen, Tony A. Pritchard, Irina Melnic, and Jian Zhang

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Tai Chi Training Reduced Coupling Between Respiration and Postural Control, Matthew L. Holmes, Brad Manor, Wan-hsin Hsieh, Kun Hu, Lewis A. Lipsitz, and Li Li

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Motives for Physical Activity and Physiological Variables as Predictors of Exercise Intentions Following a High Intensity Interval Training Protocol in College-Age Females, Jody L. Langdon, Sarah Joseph, Kristina L. Kendall, Brandonn Harris, and Jim McMillan

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Motives for Physical Activity and Physiological Variables as Predictors of Exercise Intentions Following a High Intensity Interval Training Protocol in College-Age Females, Jody L. Langdon, Sarah Joseph, Kristina L. Kendall, Brandonn S. Harris, and Jim McMillan

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Predictors of Obesity Bias among Exercise Science Students, Jody L. Langdon, Paul Rukavina, and Christy Greenleaf

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The Effects of Body Mass on Optimal Load for Power During Resistance Training, Li Li

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Evaluating A Physical Activity App in the Classroom: A Mix Methodological Approach Among University Students, Bridget F. Melton, Helen W. Bland, Brandonn Harris, Destiny Kelly, and Kristin A. Chandler

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Concussion Knowledge Amongst Amateur Motocross Riders, Kristina O. Miller, Jody L. Langdon, Glenn P. Burdette, and Thomas A. Buckley

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Relationship between the Romberg Test and the Wii Basic Balance Test and Cognition in Athletes with Concussion, Nicholas G. Murray, Anthony P. Salvatore, Arthur Islas, Joseph Tomaka, and Rebecca J. Reed-Jones

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Tai Chi Can Improve Postural Stability as Measured by Resistance to Perturbation Related to Upper Limb Movement Among Healthy Older Adults, Jiahao Pan, Cuixian Liu, Shuqi Zhang, and Li Li

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Assessing DNP Impact Using Program Evaluations to Capture Healthcare System Change, Ursula A. Pritham and Patricia White

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Accuracy in Emergency Department Triage for Symptoms of AMI, Susan F. Sanders and Holli A. DeVon

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Academic Performance in Human Anatomy and Physiology Classes: A 2-yr Study of Academic Motivation and Grade Expectation, Diana Sturges, Trent Maurer, Deborah Allen, Delena Bell Gatch, and Padmini Shankar

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Assessment of Barriers to Screening Mammographs for Rural, Poor, Uninsured Women and a Community Plan of Action, Muna Wagner, Kathryn H. Anderson, and Lee Broxton

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"When Everything Changes:" Parent Perspectives on the Challenges of Accessing care for a Child with a Disability, Ashley D. Walker, Moya L. Alfonso, Gavin T. Colquitt, Kimberly Weeks, and Joseph Telfair

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Athletes Who Train on Unstable Compared to Stable Surfaces Exhibit Unique Postural Control Strategies in Response to Balance Perturbations, D. S. Blaise Williams III, Nicholas G. Murray, and Douglas W. Powell

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English Professional Football Players Concussion Knowledge and Attitude, Joshua M. Williams, Jody L. Langdon, Jim McMillan, and Thomas Buckley

Submissions from 2015

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International Family Nursing Association: Family Nursing Practice Survey Findings, Kathryn H. Anderson

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Providing Family-Focused Care, Kathryn H. Anderson

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In Response to the Commentary to Our Systematic Review 'Does Adherence Therapy Improve Medication Adherence Among Patients with Schizophrenia', Kathryn H. Anderson and Sharon A. Denham

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Stressors in the Working Environment of Registered Nurses, K. E. Canady and Deborah Allen

Student Perceptions of Instructional Physical Activity Programs in Higher Education and Their Intention to Engage in Lifelong Physical Activity, Kevin Casebolt, Helen W. Bland, Jared Russell, and Bridget F. Melton

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Using a MG-M Imagery Intervention to Enhance the Sport Competence of Young Special Olympics Athletes, Kelley L. Catenacci, Brandonn S. Harris, Jody L. Langdon, Melinda K. Scott, and Daniel R. Czech

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Self-Testing Promotes Superior Retention of Anatomy and Physiology Information, John L. Dobson and Tracy Linderholm

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The Effect of Selected "Desirable Difficulties" on the Ability to Recall Anatomy Information, John L. Dobson and Tracy Linderholm

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Self-Testing Produces Superior Recall of Both Familiar and Unfamiliar Muscle Information, John L. Dobson, Tracy Linderholm, and Mary Beth Yarbrough

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No Relationship between Concussion History and Functional Movement Screen Performance, Jordan M. Dorrien, Jody L. Langdon, Vicky Graham, Jessie R. Oldham, John L. Dobson, and Thomas Buckley

Improving Transition of Care for Veterans after Total Joint Replacement, U. Green, V. Dearmon, and Helen M. Taggart

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Development and Implementation of an Autonomy Supportive Training Program among Youth Sport Coaches, Jody L. Langdon, Brandonn S. Harris, Glenn P. Burdette III, and Sara Rothberger

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Therapeutic Physical Activity for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Jody L. Langdon and Robert J. Schlote

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Effects of a Training Program to Enhance Autonomy Supportive Behaviors among Youth Soccer Coaches, Jody L. Langdon, Robert J. Schlote, Brandonn S. Harris, Glenn P. Burdette III, and Sara Rothberger

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Running Variability Could Change with Aging and Running Speed, Li Li

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The Impact of Health Behaviors on Perceived Physical, Mental, and Social Health Status Among College Students, Bridget F. Melton, Jared Russell, Helen W. Bland, Kevin Casebolt, Kristin A. Chandler, and Jazmin Williamson

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The State of Accreditation Readiness in Georgia: A Case Study, Angela Peden, Gulzar H. Shah, Russell B. Toal, Dayna S. Alexander, Alesha Wright, Ashton Anderson, Nandi A. Marshall, Scott Uhlich, and Jeffery A. Jones

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Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update: Women’s Health Program Manual, Ursula A. Pritham and M. Fitzgerald

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Health Professionals’ Attitudes and Beliefs About Breastfeeding, Sharon Radzyminski and Lynn Clark Callister

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How Joint Torques Affect Hamstring Injury Risk in Sprinting Swing-Stance Transition, Yuliang Sun, Shutao Wei, Yunjian Zhong, Li Li, and Yu Liu

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Relationships among Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and Health Risk Behaviors, Ashley D. Walker, Jody L. Langdon, and Krystina Johnson

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H-Index Is Important for Postural Control for People with Impaired Foot Sole Sensation, Shuqi Zhang, Brad Manor, and Li Li

Submissions from 2014

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Family Nursing Practice Across the World: Executive Summary of the 2011 IFNA Practice Committee Survey, Kathryn H. Anderson, F. DeMontigny, M. C. Barbiere-Figueredo, J. M. Bell, F. Dupuis, L. C. Chiang, and M. Moriyama

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Quantifying the Impact of Physical Activity on Stress Tolerance in College Students, Helen W. Bland, Bridget F. Melton, Lauren Bigham, and Paul D. Welle

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Becoming the Physical Activity Champion: Empowerment through Social Marketing, Gavin T. Colquitt, Moya L. Alfonso, and Ashley D. Walker

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Adapting a Community-Based Physical Activity Promotion Program for Rural, Diverse Youth, Gavin Colquitt, Ashley Walker, and Moya L. Alfonso

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Benefits of Exercise Intervention in Reducing Neuropathic Pain, John L. Dobson, James L. McMillan, and Li Li

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Physical Activity Motives and Physiological Variables as Predictors of Exercise Intentions Following Interval Training, Sarah Joseph, Jody L. Langdon, James L. McMillan, Kristina Kendall, and Brandonn Harris