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A survey of energy drink consumption patterns among college students
(East Carolina University, 2007-10-31)
Background: Energy drink consumption has continued to gain in popularity since the 1997 debut of Red Bull, the current leader in the energy drink market. Although energy drinks are targeted to young adult consumers, there ...
Descriptive Epidemiology of Collegiate Men's Football Injuries: National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System, 1988-1989 Through 2003-2004
(East Carolina University, 2007-04)
Objective: To review 16 years of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) injury surveillance data for men’s football and identify potential areas for injury prevention initiatives. Background: Football is a ...
Sex-Specific Abdominal Activation Strategies During Landing
(East Carolina University, 2006)
Context: Control of the trunk segment in landing has been implicated as a contributing factor to the higher incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in females than in males. Investigating the sex-specific abdominal ...
Perceptions About Vaccination by Obstetricians and Gynecologists : A Phenomenological Approach
(East Carolina University, 2009)
Background - The field of immunizations has grown in recent years with the introduction of new vaccines for adolescents and adults. Despite these advances, adolescents and adults are often under-immunized and may be ...
The Efficacy of the Rapid Form Cervical Vacuum Immobilizer in Cervical Spine Immobilization of the Equipped Football Player
(East Carolina University, 2000-01)
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of the Rapid Form Cervical Vacuum Immobilizer in controlling the cervical spine movements of a football player wearing shoulder pads and a helmet. Design and Setting: We used a ...
Exploring the Lived Experiences of Individuals with Tattoos
(East Carolina University, 2009)
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore and understand the perceived meaning of tattoo(s) for individuals with tattoos and the decisions, dimensions, and intentions related to the tattooing ...
Exercise Fails to Improve Neurocognition in Depressed Middle-Aged and Older Adults
(East Carolina University, 2008-07)
Purpose: Although cross-sectional studies have demonstrated an association between higher levels of aerobic fitness and improved neurocognitive function, there have been relatively few interventional studies investigating ...
Dieting practices, weight perceptions, and body composition: A comparison of normal weight, overweight, and obese college females
(East Carolina University, 2006-03-31)
Background: Of concern to health educators is the suggestion that college females practice diet and health behaviors that contradict the 2005 dietary guidelines for Americans. In this regard, there remain gaps in the ...
National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Lightning Safety for Athletics and Recreation
(East Carolina University, 2000-10)
Objective: To educate athletic trainers and others about the dangers of lightning, provide lightning-safety guidelines, define safe structures and locations, and advocate prehospital care for lightning-strike victims. ...
Insights into the Evolution of Environmental Health