UNT Scholarly Works - 24 Matching Results

Search Results

American-British Sporting Rivalries and the Making of the Global Sports Industry
This article examines a key aspect of American sports history within a transnational context.
An Analysis of the Medical Costs of Obesity for Fifth Graders in California and Texas
This article uses data from FitnessGramĀ® and previous studies to estimate the lifetime economic impact of childhood obesity for a single age cohort in the two most populous states: California and Texas.
Bayesian Prior Choice in IRT Estimation Using MCMC and Variational Bayes
This study investigates the impact of three prior distributions: matched, standard vague, and hierarchical in Bayesian estimation parameter recovery in two and one parameter models.
Better Health-Related Fitness in Youth: Implications for Public Health Guidelines
This article discusses the upcoming 2018 update to public health physical activity guidelines.
Changes in Endothelial Markers during a Summer Ultra-Endurance Road Cycling Event in the Heat
This article assesses the impact of completing a 164 km road cycling event performed in a hot environment (Wichita Falls, Texas in August), on endothelial biomarkers and resultant risk of blood clots in men and women.
Changes of Children's Motivation in Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Longitudinal Perspective
This article attempts to examine the relationship between changes of children's motivation to changes in children's intention for future participation in physical education and physical activity over an academic year, guided by the expectancy-value model.
Child Care Experiences Among Dual Language Learners in the United States: Analyses of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort
This article uses nationally representative data from the Early Chlidhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort used to examine child care experiences with repreated cross-sectional analysis at 9, 24, and 52 months for dual language learner and non-dual language learner children.
Children's physical activity levels and psychological correlates in interactive dance versus aerobic dance
This article compares children's physical activity levels, self-efficacy, and enjoyment when experiencing dance-exergaming and aerobic dance in physical education.
Differential Growth Trajectories for Achievement Among Children Retained in First Grade: A Growth Mixture Model
Article discussing a growth mixture model and differential growth trajectories for achievement among children retained in first grade.
The Efficacy of Common Fit Indices for Enumerating Classes in Growth Mixture Models When Nested Data Structure is Ignored: A Monte Carlo Study
This article investigates whether the correct number of classes can still be retrieved when a higher level of nesting in multilevel growth mixture model (MGMM) is ignored.
Fighting Fat: How Do Fat Stereotypes Influence Beliefs About Physical Education
Article discussing a study on how fat stereotypes influence beliefs about physical education.
Hispanic physicians' tobacco intervention practices: a cross-sectional survey study
Article discussing a cross-sectional survey study of Hispanic physicians' tobacco intervention practices.
Ignorance or Indifference? Seeking Excellence and Equity for Under-Represented Students of Color in Gifted Education
This article discusses data on under-representation of students of color in gifted education programs in the U.S., along with contributing factors and recommendations.
The Impact of Ignoring a Level of Nesting Structure in Multilevel Mixture Model: A Monte Carlo Study
This article uses simulation studies to examine the impact of ignoring a higher nesting structure in multilevel mixture models.
Longitudinal trajectories of physical activity in women using latent class growth analysis: The WIN Study
This article discusses a study to examine the longitudinal trajectories in objectively measured physical activity (PA), to identify unknown (i.e., latent) subgroups with distinct trajectories, and to examine the correlates of latent subgroups among community dwelling women.
Meeting USDHHS Physical Activity Guidelines and Health Outcomes
This article discusses relating health markers (blood pressure, percent fat, BMI, blood glucose, cholesterol, and cardiorespiratory fitness) to verify the dose response for physical activity guidelines revision.
Perceptions of Youth Obesity Among Physical Educators
This article discusses perceptions of youth obesity among physical educators.
Physique Attitudes and Self-Presentational Concerns: Exploratory Interviews with Female Group Aerobic Exercisers and Instructors
Article discussing physique attitudes and self-presentational concerns and exploratory interviews with female group aerobic exercisers and instructors.
Prevalence of Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Male Collegiate Athletes
This article discusses the prevalence of eating disorders and disordered eating behaviors among male collegiate athletes.
Reduced Inflammatory and muscle damage biomarkers following oral supplementation with bioavailable curcumin
This article seeks to determine the effects of oral curcumin supplementation on muscle and activities of daily living soreness, creatine kinase, and inflammatory cytokines following exercise-induced muscle damage.
Self-Objectification Among Physically Active Women
This article discusses self-objectification among physically active women.
A Survey of U.S. Olympic Coaches: Variables Perceived to Have Influenced Athlete Performances and Coach Effectiveness
This article discusses research on variables perceived to have influenced athlete performances and coach effectiveness.
Tidal Wave II, Community Colleges, and Student Financial Aid
Article examining the impact of "Tidal Wave II" (a bulge of high school graduates wanting access to higher education) on public community colleges for the five-year period from 2000-2001 to 2005-2006.
Validation of the Physical Education Teacher's Efficacy for Standards-Based Instruction (ESBI) Scale
This article studies the validity and reliability of the Efficacy for Standards-Based Instruction (ESBI) scale, developed by the current investigators, and to compare the ESBI with two other self-efficacy scales that had been used in physical education.