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Note: Prior to July 1, 2007, the School of Public Health was named the College of Health & Human Performance.
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LEARNED RESOURCEFULNESS, SELF-MOTIVATION, AND COMMITMENT AS PREDICTORS OF AEROBIC EXERCISE ADHERENCE IN COLLEGE STUDENTS (1990)In this study of exercise adherence among traditional-age college students, a number of variables were used to discriminate between those who adhere to regular aerobic exercise, those who adhere to regular non-aerobic ...
Intra-auditory integration between pitch and loudness in humans: Evidence of super-optimal integration at moderate uncertainty in auditory signals (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-09-12)When a person plays a musical instrument, sound is produced and the integrated frequency and intensity produced are perceived aurally. The central nervous system (CNS) receives defective afferent signals from auditory ...
(MDPI, 2019-03-18)There is a growing recognition of social media data as being useful for understanding local area patterns. In this study, we sought to utilize geotagged tweets—specifically, the frequency and type of food mentions—to ...
A Confirmatory Study on the Motivational Orientations of Older Adults Involved in Formal Education at the University of Maryland (1988)The purpose of this study was two-fold. One objective was to confirm Pritchard's (1978) typology of older adults' motives for education participation. Another purpose was to examine the influence that selected demographic ...
Characterizing Trends in Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Discourse on Reddit (2007-2015): An Observational Study (JMIR Publications, 2019)Background: Despite the introduction of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination as a preventive measure in 2006 for cervical and other cancers, uptake rates remain suboptimal, resulting in preventable cancer mortality. ...