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Discovering Potential for Sense of Community, Social Support, and Wellness Impacts within Interscholastic Sports Officials

Description: Research seeking to provide an in-depth exploratory look at the behaviors of interscholastic sport officials as they relate to motivation for initial and continued participation, barriers to participation as an interscholastic sport official, and the social, community and health impacts of participation.
Date: 2021-05?
Creator: Anderson, Austin
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Nap Opportunity During the Daytime Affects Performance and Perceived Exertion in 5-m Shuttle Run Test

Description: Article describes study comparing the effect of different durations of nap opportunity during the daytime on repeated high-intensity short-duration performance and rating of perceived exertion (RPE).
Date: June 20, 2019
Creator: Boukhris, Omar; Abdessalem, Raouf; Ammar, Achraf; Hsouna, Hsen; Trabelsi, Khaled; Engel, Florian A. et al.
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Analysis of the start to the first hurdle in 110 m hurdles at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015

Description: Article describes study in which observational analysis was used to evaluate the relationships between variables measured at the start of the men’s 110 hurdles event and race performance itself.
Date: May 2018
Creator: del Amo, José Luis López; Rodríguez, M. Carmen; Hill, David W. & González, Julián Ernesto
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Comparing patients and families perceptions of satisfaction and predictors of overall satisfaction in the emergency department

Description: Article describes study aiming to investigate factors that best predict patient's satisfaction with their emergency department (ED) visit, as well as examine whether patients and their families perceived the factors related to satisfaction similarly.
Date: August 13, 2019
Creator: Natesan, Prathiba; Hadid, Dima; Harb, Yara Abou & Hitti, Eveline
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Impact of Nutrient Intake on Hydration Biomarkers Following Exercise and Rehydration Using a Clustering-Based Approach

Description: This article investigates the impact of nutrient intake on hydration biomarkers in cyclists before and after a 161 km ride, including one hour after a 650 mL water bolus consumed post-ride. Most predictor groups showed significant association with at least one hydration biomarker: (1) Glycemic Load + Carbohydrates + Sodium, (2) Protein + Fat + Zinc, (3) Magnesium + Calcium, (4) Pinitol, (5) Caffeine, (6) Fiber + Betaine, and (7) Water; potassium + three polyols, and mannitol + sorbitol showed no significant associations with any hydration biomarker. The authors conclude that in a real-life scenario, some nutrients may serve as mediators of body water, and urine-specific hydration biomarkers may be more responsive to nutrient intake than measures derived from plasma or body mass.
Date: April 30, 2020
Creator: Muñoz, Colleen X.; Johnson, Evan C.; Kunces, Laura J.; McKenzie, Amy L.; Wininger, Michael; Butts, Cory L. et al.
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Psychosocial Mechanism of Adolescents’ Depression: A Dose-Response Relation with Physical Activity

Description: The article highlights a study aimed (1) to examine the relations between different doses of physical activity (PA), light PA (LPA), moderate PA (MPA), and vigorous PA (VPA), academic self-efficacy, and depression among adolescents, and (2) to investigate the direct and indirect relations of various doses of PA to depression through academic self-efficacy among middle school adolescents. Findings of this study indicated that academic self-efficacy regulates adolescents’ depression. Tailoring different intensities of PA benefits adolescents’ academic self-efficacy by framing the positive and supportive environment in schools, which can potentially reduce the prevalence of depression during adolescence.
Date: April 24, 2020
Creator: Xiang, Man; Gu, Xiangli; Zhang, Xiaoxia; Moss, Samantha; Huang, Chaoqun; Nelson, Larry Paul et al.
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School-Based Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity, and Health-Related Outcomes among Hispanic Children in the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study

Description: The article highlights a study meant to examine the relationships between school-based sedentary behavior, physical activity, and health-related outcomes, including cardiorespiratory fitness, weight status, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among Hispanic children. Sedentary behavior was negatively correlated with cardiorespiratory fitness and HRQOL but positively associated with weight status. MVPA was positively correlated with cardiorespiratory fitness and HRQOL, but negatively associated with weight status and sedentary behavior. Multiple regressions demonstrated that sedentary behavior significantly predicted cardiorespiratory fitness and weight status, whereas MVPA significantly predicted HRQOL.
Date: February 13, 2020
Creator: Gu, Xiangli; Zhang, Tao; Chen, Senlin; Keller, M Jean & Zhang, Xiaoxia
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Understanding Adolescents' Need Support, Need Satisfaction, and Health-Related Outcomes: A Self-Determination Health Behavior Perspective

Description: Paper describes a study exploring the relationships among perceived need support from physical education teachers, psychological need satisfaction, and adolescents’ health-related outcomes in Chinese adolescent students.
Date: December 22, 2019
Creator: Chen, Changzhou; Zhang, Tao; Gu, Xiangli; Lee, Joonyoung; Ren, Sutang & Wang, Hongying
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Accessing Physical Activity and Health Disparities among Underserved Hispanic Children: The Role of Actual and Perceived Motor Competence

Description: Paper describes study examining the relationship of actual motor competence and perceived motor competence with PA participation and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among underserved Hispanic children who were born in the U.S.
Date: April 26, 2020
Creator: Zhang, Tao; Lee, Joonyoung; Chu, Tsz Lun; Chen, Changzhou & Gu, Xiangli
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Psychosocial predictors of physical activity and health-related quality of life among Shanghai working adults

Description: This article investigates the psychosocial predictors of physical activity and quality of life (QOL) among Shanghai working adults. Stress and social support from friends were two important sources of self-efficacy, all of which facilitated more physical activity participation. Lower stress, higher social support, and more physical activity may directly increase QOL among Shanghai working adults.
Date: April 25, 2019
Creator: Xiao, Yi; Wang, Hongying; Zhang, Tao & Ren, Xiaoling

Analysis Gender Stereotypes in Perception Profile of Conduct in Track and Field

Description: This poster was present at the International Association of Physical Education & Sport for Girls & Women (IAPESGW) 18th World Congress in May 2017 at Barry University, Miami Shores. The poster examines gender stereotypes of men and women's profile of conduct in athletics.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Rodríguez-Fernández, Carmen; González Zuluaga, Julián E.; Martínez Patiño, María José & Ospina Betancur, Jonathan
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Avoiding the School to Couch Pipeline

Description: Video from the Fall 2018 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) Final Competition. In this video, Jamie Thomas presents her research methods, findings, and its significance in non-technical language.
Date: November 17, 2018
Duration: 3 minutes 01 second
Creator: Thomas, Jamie
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Challenges in measuring ACGME competencies: considerations for milestones

Description: This article extends previous studies of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)'s measure of residents' training progress to examine the validity of ACGME International competency measures for an international setting across emergency medicine (EM) and neurology, and across evaluators.
Date: September 28, 2018
Creator: Natesan, Prathiba; Batley, Nicholas J.; Bakhti, Rinad & El-Doueihi, Philippe Z.
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Reliability Generalization of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire: A Meta-Analytic View of Reliability Estimates

Description: This article uses a reliability generalization meta-analysis to explore the relationship between study factors and levels of alpha reliability for the 15 subscales of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ).
Date: September 26, 2018
Creator: Holland, David F.; Kraha, Amanda; Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Nimon, Kim F.; Fulmore, Julia A.; Johnson, Ursula Y. et al.
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“Troublemaking,” “Making Trouble,” and “Making It” Through Institutionalized Schooling: Critical Pedagogy as a Transformational Exodus

Description: This article examines the quality of public schooling in primarily low socio-economic status (SES) areas of El Paso, Texas and reflects on the dismal realities established by the hegemonic social order.
Date: March 12, 2015
Creator: Rossatto, Cesar A.; Rivas, Cecilia E.; Heiman, Daniel & Esparza, Juanita
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