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  • Object Stories Through Visual Prints 

    Bornheimer, Jennifer L. (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    I have been fascinated by the shapes and textures of objects, how their properties not only capture beauty, but also tell stories of intent and use. My goal for this project was to investigate these objects, learn their ...
  • Objective Measurement of Physical Activity Over Time in Older Adults with Heart Failure 

    Taylor, Catherine Lee (East Carolina University, 2019-05-03)
    Older adults with heart failure are at a greater risk for mortality, hospitalizations, and poorer health when their physical function and movement is limited. However, little objective data is available identifying functional ...
  • An Observational Comparison of the TEACCH and the VBA classroom models for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

    Monney, Kofi A. (2014)
    In North Carolina, UNC's TEACCH Autism program is the program that most parents who have children with autism turn to for help. TEACCH typically uses an applied behavioral analysis (ABA) approach when working with children. ...
  • Observational Play Assessment in Recreational Therapy (OPART): Applications for the Validation of Assessment in Recreational Therapy 

    Fox, Nicole Christine (East Carolina University, 2018-04-20)
    The need for standardized assessments in healthcare is rapidly growing as new discoveries are made. In the field of Recreational Therapy (RT), there are primarily agency specific developed assessments that have not yet ...
  • OPTIMIZATION OF AN OPTOGENETICALLY ACTIVATED INITIATOR OF APOPTOSIS 

    Godwin, Walton Colby (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    Optogenetic tools provide a window into the world of cell signaling pathways and protein-protein interactions with a precision and elegance that other biological probes can struggle to achieve. The creation of optogenetic ...
  • Our Health, Our Responsibility 

    Pakala, Pranaya (East Carolina University, 2019-05-02)
    Health4PINE (People in Need Everywhere) is an organization that spreads health awareness and places an emphasis on mental, social, and physical fitness along with tips of how to achieve improved health without expensive ...
  • PAIN SUPPORT FROM FAMILY AND PROVIDERS IN THE DIABETIC AMPUTEE: A LIVED EXPERIENCE 

    Paul, Joanna (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    Chronic pain after lower extremity amputation surgery has been reported in up to 80% of patients. Amputations, which are among the most debilitating chronic complication of diabetes have a variety of consequences including ...
  • Parenting Styles and Their Relationship to the Physical Activity Levels of Preschool-Aged Children 

    Cooper, Hannah Elyse (East Carolina University, 2019-05-03)
    Introduction: Young children spend a significant amount of time with their parents. This makes it important to investigate parent and child physical activity levels and the relationship that parenting styles have with child ...
  • Participant's Experience with Biofeedback: A Phenomenological Study 

    Perez, Regent Champion (East Carolina University, 2019-05-02)
    This research was used to identify participants’ perceptions towards biofeedback on their physical health prior to, during, and after biofeedback participation. Understanding the ability of biofeedback to treat HTN is very ...
  • Patient Experience on Canvas 

    Rain, Anna (East Carolina University, 2020-05-04)
    Having a better understanding of the emotions that African Americans go through on their lung cancer journey is necessary to be able to provide holistic care. Cultural sensitivity and understanding are key concepts woven ...
  • PEGGING, SPECULATORS, AND THE ASIAN CURRENCY CRISIS OF 1997 

    McMillan, Ian (East Carolina University, 2017-05-05)
    Stability of an exchange rate can be achieved through a variety of currency policy regimes. While a currency peg can be beneficial to many developing economies, a poorly managed peg can have negative effects on the exchange ...
  • Personal Factors Affecting Oral Hygiene 

    Sloan, Heather N. (2014)
    When it comes to dating and social interaction people use different levels of self-presentation to avoid awkward situations. Self-presentation is used to display a certain image of oneself to others and make certain, often ...
  • The Philosophy of Happiness: A State of Being 

    Spencer, Cody (2014-12)
    Depression is a mental condition of dejection and can limit one’s energy and motivation to engage in life. The purpose of this Senior Honors Project is to develop a concept of happiness so that a better understanding of ...
  • PILOT PROJECT FOR GLOBAL COMPETENCY EDUCATION IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOLS 

    Quinones-Martinez, Taylor Joan Nicole (East Carolina University, 2020-05-04)
    In this study a group of 9th grade World History students from eastern North Carolina participated in a semester-long virtual exchange program to increase global competency learning. Virtual exchanges are technology-enabled, ...
  • Piloting Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System for Pain Studies 

    Hayden, William (2015)
    Abstract: Pain is a therapeutic challenge as well as a public health problem that affects over 116 million American adults; reduces quality of life; and is estimated to cost up to $635 billion annually [1]. There is a ...
  • Post-activation Potentiation: Increasing Power Output in the Block Power Clean 

    Wilson, Dennis Ray (East Carolina University, 2016-05-02)
    The effect of post-activation potentiation has been shown to increase both jumping height and sprinting over short distances (Wilson, et al., 2013). PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine if a PAP protocol could ...
  • POTENTIAL MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF TRANSCRANIAL DOPPLER VELOCITIES IN CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE 

    Shuford, Kendra (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    Although it is a topic of importance, research is scarce concerning renal dysfunction in pediatric sickle cell patients. Elevated blood pressure, increased urinary protein, and other signs and symptoms of early chronic ...
  • Preadolescent Body Image and Body Mass Index 

    Hauser, Megan (2015)
    Physical and psychological changes occur during middle childhood and the time preparing for adolescence. Healthy body image is a key factor in developing healthy physical and psychosocial habits among preadolescents. There ...
  • Predicting the Next President: A Demographic Model 

    Prunka, Alexander Walton (East Carolina University, 2017-05-04)
    Political scientists have created numerous forecasting models for elections worldwide. In the United States, there are several models that predict the outcome of the presidential election (see e.g., Abramowitz, 2016; ...
  • Preferred Distribution Methods of Health Information for Hispanics 

    Simmons, Cathryn (2015)
    Emerging Hispanic communities in the U.S. have experienced barriers in health care access and health literacy. A program evaluation was conducted at a health department in eastern North Carolina to assess the preferred ...