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Application of Network Meta-Analysis in The Field of Physical Activity and Health Promotion: A Case Study

Su, Xiwen (2020-08)
Continued advancement in the field of kinesiology and health promotion relies heavily on the synthesis of rigorous quantitative scientific evidence. As such, meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials have led to a ...

Growth Dynamics and Tissue Tropism of Rickettsia buchneri, The Endosymbiont of The Blacklegged Tick, Ixodes scapularis

Thorpe, Cody (2020-08)
Abstract Ch1: I analyzed the growth dynamics of R. buchneri in vivo and in vitro. The prevalence and quantification of R. buchneri in laboratory colonized and field-collected I. scapularis ticks was examined by qPCR. ...

Design of A Variable-Stiffness Ankle-Foot Orthosis Emulator

Anderson, Rachel (2020-08)
Ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) are passive devices used to improve gait in children with cerebral palsy. They are characterized by a torsional stiffness and ankle neutral angle. For this project, a lightweight ankle exoskeleton ...

Managing Feed Deliveries And Optimizing Inclusion Of Non-Antibiotic Feed Additives And Supplemental Sugar In A Cattle Feeding Program

VanDerWal, Allison (2020-07)
Feedlot management strategies are ever changing. Consumer perspectives, commodity market fluctuations, location, weather and demand of beef are only a few aspects that drive feedlot manager’s management decisions. Recent ...

The Effects Of Different Wheat Types On Colon Cancer Risk

Thyne, Vanessa (2020-08)
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States (1). A variety of risk factors play a role in the etiology of this disease, including environmental ...