2007 Student Research Conference:
20th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Human Potential and Performance

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am - 2:30 pm • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Registration

8:15-9:00 am • VH 1000
SESSION 4
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Exercise Physiology

Presiding: Dr. Jerry Mayhew, Professor of Exercise Science

8:15 am

4 - 1  MICHAEL J. LANDRAM
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Effect of Rest Interval Length During High Intensity Resistance Training on Circulating Adhesion Molecules

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8:30 am

4 - 2  KELLY N. HALEY
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Dr. Lorraine Weatherspoon (Michigan State University), Faculty Mentors
Is acculturation related to type and amount of physical activity among Hispanic adults with type 2 diabetes?

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8:45 am

4 - 3  BRYANT R. ENGLAND
Dr. Alex J. Koch and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Allometric Modeling of Anaerobic Capacity in College Men and Women

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9:30 - 9:45 am • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Break

9:45-10:45 am • VH 1000
SESSION 21
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Biomechanics

Presiding: Dr. Michael Bird, Associate Professor of Exercise Science

9:45 am

21 - 1  CATRIONA M. SWIFT
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Knee Extension Techniques on Vastus Medialis Activation

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10:00 am

21 - 2  BRYNN E. WEIMER
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
An Exploration of Gait Mechanics Changes Following ACL Injury

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10:15 am

21 - 3  KRISTEN L. SCHELLER* and FRANCINE E. SCHAFER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Prof. Melody Jennings, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of Strength Gains in Underweight and Obese Male and Female College Students

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10:30 am

11:00 am - 12:00 pm • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Divisions

The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS: The real mathematical story that inspired the hit television series

Dr. Keith Devlin, Executive Director and Senior Researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information, and "the Math Guy" on National Public Radio.


1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1000
SESSION 36
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Nutrition

Presiding: Mrs. Pamela Gardner, Assistant Professor of Nursing

1:15 pm

36 - 1  REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE* and NANCY K. REID
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Fruit and Vegetable Purchasing and Consumption Trends in Rural Northeast Missouri Residents: A Pilot Study

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1:30 pm

36 - 2  CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
An Inquiry into the Nutritional Merit of Dairy

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1:45 pm

36 - 3  JOSEPH W. HASSLER
Prof. Pamela Gardner, Faculty Mentor
Assessing the Knowledge of Nutrition and Exercise in Students K-12 to help create an effective wellness strategy

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2:00 pm

36 - 4  SARA E. MAYER
Prof. Pamela Gardner, Faculty Mentor
Assessing the Knowledge of Nutrition and Exercise in Students K-12 to Help Create an Effective Wellness Strategy

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2:15 pm

36 - 5  CHRISTINE M. SIGMUND
Prof. Pamela Gardner, Faculty Mentor
Assessing the Knowledge of Nutrition and Exercise in Students K-12 to Help Create an Effective Wellness Strategy

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2121
SESSION 37
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Psychological Issues in Health

Presiding: Mrs. Evonne Bird, Instructor of Exercise Science

1:15 pm

37 - 1  LAUREN N. MUELLER*♦, MEGAN D. SHERRILL♦, and ERIN L. THOMAS
Dr. Janet Gooch, Dr. Paula Cochran, and Ms. Sheila Garlock, Faculty Mentors
Developing and Assessing Video Technology Materials to Support Sign Language Instruction

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1:30 pm

37 - 2  LAUREN E. CAFFEY
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The Affect of Parental Attitude Toward Literacy on Child Attitude and Performance

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1:45 pm

37 - 3  SARA B. DETWEILER* and KIM D. TIPTON
Prof. Evonne Bird, Faculty Mentor
Attitude and Behavior Link

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2:00 pm

37 - 4  AMBER N. WATTON*, BRETT A. DOCKERY, and JOSHUA H. MILEY
Dr. Jennifer Hurst, Faculty Mentor
Relationship between Personality, Life Stress, and Sport Confidence among Intercollegiate Athletes

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2:15 pm

37 - 5  LAURIE R. SCHROEDER* and SHERYL P. ADAMS
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Analysis of Eating Disorders among Freshmen Women at a Small Midwestern University

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2:30 - 2:45 pm • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Break

2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1000
SESSION 53
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Nutrition and Health Issues

Presiding: Dr. Roberta Donahue, Assistant Professor of Health Science

2:45 pm

53 - 1  CASSANDRA J. MORROW* and JENNIFER L. SALMON
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
College Students' Knowledge of the Caloric Content of Fast Food Menu Items

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3:00 pm

53 - 2  FRANCINE E. SCHAFER* and MEGAN K. HASSE
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentors
Variations in Diet Analysis by Novice Investigators

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3:15 pm

53 - 3  ALYSIA J. HALL*, STELLINA M. AUBUCHON, SHADY B. HAWATMEH, and BRITTANY A. BRANDS
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Don’t Cheat Your Sleep: What Are You Risking?

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3:30 pm

53 - 4  CHIZOBA V. IFEORAH
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Prostate Cancer and Race: Role of treatment options in the disproportionately high mortality rate of African-American males

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3:45 pm

53 - 5  KATHLEEN B. CUNNANE*, KRISTINA ANDERSON, and BRITTANY HOTMER
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Investigating Sun Protection Behaviors and Knowledge Among Truman State University Students

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-2
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Posters: Human Potential and Performance
Human Potential and Performance

P-2 - 1

SARA B. DETWEILER* and CARIANNA J. TWADDLE
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Electromyographic Analysis of Forward and Backward Walking

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P-2 - 2

MEGAN K. HASSE* and FRANCINE E. SCHAFER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentors
Validity of the Army-175 Test for Predicting 1-RM Bench Press

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P-2 - 3

JENNIFER L. SALMON* and CASSANDRA J. MORROW
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
College student’s knowledge of portion size changes

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P-2 - 4

THOMAS M. APPLEGATE* and WHITNEY A. JENSEN♦
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Lung Capacity of Swimmers vs. Track Runners

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P-2 - 5

BRYANT R. ENGLAND*, STACY M. ADAMS, SARA B. DETWEILER, and LAUREN M. HAWKS
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Aerobic Power in Recreational and Varsity College Runners

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P-2 - 6

LAURA L. HENDERSON*, ASHLI M. MEEK, KRISTEN L. SCHELLER, and MEGAN VESCOVO
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Difference in Lactate Removal Rates Between Endurance Athletes and Strength Athletes

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P-2 - 7

SANDRA J. LEESON
Dr. Alex J. Koch and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Influence of Gender on Perceived vs. Actual Upper Body Strength

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P-2 - 8

KEITH B. PAINTER
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Dr. Jerry Mayhew , and Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentors
Kinematic analysis of the snatch in weight lifting

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P-2 - 9

JOSEPH R. WALSH*, DAVID A. OWENS, KRISTEN D. GROSS, and JESSICA C. LANGFORD
Dr. Alex J. Koch and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Effects of Varying Weight on Vertical Jump Power

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P-2 - 10

DANIEL P. WILHITE
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
A Comparison of Gross Efficiency between Endurance and Sprint Athletes

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P-2 - 11

JEFF AMUNDSON*, NOELLE PETERSON, and JESSE COOPER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Effectiveness of Self-Motivated Strength Training versus Team Session Strength Training among College Football Players

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P-2 - 12

JEFF AMUNDSON* and KEITH B. PAINTER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of %Fat and BMI for Determining Obesity in College Football Players

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P-2 - 13

CATHY J. BLEDSOE
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Dr. Alex J. Koch, and Mr. Dave Schutter, Faculty Mentors
Assessment of Urine Specific Gravity Across a Season in College Wrestlers

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P-2 - 14

CHRISTIE M. CARBERY* and SASHA N. ELLIS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Jana Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Effect of added weight on cardiorespiratory parameters in college women

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P-2 - 15

VICKY E. GRONER* and KRISTEN J. CUMMINS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Prof. Melody Jennings, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of Strength Gains Between Free Weights and Machine Weights in High-Strength College Women

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P-2 - 16

DEVON B. LACY* and CATHY J. BLEDSOE
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Ms. Liz Jorn, and Mr. Dave Schutter, Faculty Mentors
Assessing Body Composition in College Wrestlers Using Different Measurement Techniques

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P-2 - 17

CHRISTEN K. LAUER* and DANNA K. KELLY
Mr. Timothy Schwegler and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Inter-Rater Reliability in Skinfold Measurements of Male and Female College Track Athletes

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P-2 - 18

ANGELA M. MOODY
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Jana Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Anthropometric Dimensions in College Men and Women Can Define Isometric Strength

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P-2 - 19

LORI E. PETERS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Validity of Repetitions to Predict Maximal Bench Press and Squat in High School Boys and Girls

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P-2 - 20

REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE*, WESLEE CHEW, and CASSANDRA K. MILLER
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Stress-Free Fridays: A Peer Education Strategy

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P-2 - 21

REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE*, NANCY K. REID, JOE A. STAUBER, and BEN S. REINE
Dr. Carol Cox and Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentors
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program: Programming in the Senior Housing Setting

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P-2 - 22

REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE*, NANCY K. REID, EMILY M. FORSYTH, and LIZ SCHULTE
Dr. Carol Cox and Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentors
Bridging the Gap between Knowing and Doing in the Hispanic Community: A Culturally Competent HIV/AIDS Prevention Presentation

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P-2 - 23

WESLEE CHEW*, LESLIE A. MOSS, LIZ SCHULTE, and BRITTANY SCHULTEHENRICH
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Health Education Approach to Rehabilitating Juvenile Center Youth

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P-2 - 24

LAURA E. KRESL*, CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY, PETER M. GUIRGUIS, CAROLYN R. DECARLI, WESLEE CHEW, and BRYAN A. CAMPBELL
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
"A Tobacco Education and Cessation Program Following the Key Elements of Successful Alternative Schools: A Pilot Program"

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P-2 - 25

LESLIE A. MOSS*, CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY, REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE, LIZ SCHULTE, and BRITTANY SCHULTEHENRICH
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Smokebusters: An Interactive Approach to Smoking Prevention and Policy Change

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P-2 - 26

CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY*, LESLIE A. MOSS, and TARA L. OSSECK
Dr. Roberta Donahue and Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentors
Self-Care: An Assessment of Truman Student Awareness

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P-2 - 27

CAROLYN R. DECARLI*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, BEN S. REINE, and JOE A. STAUBER
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Show-Me Health Anti-Tobacco Advocacy

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P-2 - 28

TARA L. OSSECK*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, and NICOLE M. STEVENS
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Creating an Educational CD-ROM for State-Wide Long-Term Care Ombudsman Recruitment

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P-2 - 29

LIZ SCHULTE*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, BRITTANY SCHULTEHENRICH, BRYAN A. CAMPBELL, NANCY K. REID, REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE, and EMILY M. FORSYTH
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Interdisciplinary Clinical Education Program- ICE/House Calls

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P-2 - 30

PETER M. GUIRGUIS*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, EMILY M. FORSYTH, CAROLYN R. DECARLI, and TARA L. OSSECK
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
North Central Missouri Regional Health Needs Assessment

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P-2 - 31

PETER M. GUIRGUIS*, NICOLE L. STEVENS, and STELLINA M. AUBUCHON
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Faculty and Staff Awareness of University Benefits

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P-2 - 32

RACHEL M. KING*, KARA L. JUNGBLUT, and TARA L. OSSECK
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Evaluation of Truman Students’ Knowledge about the Prevalence of Heart Disease in Women and the Associated Risk Factors

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P-2 - 33

ALEXANDRA N. BAKER*, ANNE-MARIE L. KISLING, and KYLIE ABBOTT
Prof. Jennifer Eldridge, Faculty Mentor
Assessing Disordered Eating Patterns Among Truman State University Students Using the Social Cognitive Theory

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P-2 - 34

ALYSIA J. HALL*, BRANDON M. WALSH, and JASON D. STOKES
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Health Field Concept in Macon County, Missouri

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P-2 - 35

ELLEN S. HOLBROOK*, AMY M. LURKEN, and ASHLEY S. HEMPHILL
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Health Field Concept of Linn County, Missouri

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P-2 - 36

KATELYN M. JEANNIN* and MORGAN SHAHAN
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Analyzing Schuyler County Through the Use of the Health Field Concept

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P-2 - 37

LARA K. MCKAY*, SARA F. BATES, and SHANNON M. DOWNING
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Knox County Health Field Concept

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P-2 - 38

PAMELA STEPHEN* and LAUREN KENNA
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Health Field Concept in Shelby County

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P-2 - 39

JENNIFER L. DINE
Dr. Stephen Hadwiger and Dr. Jane M. Armer (University of Missouri-Columbia), Faculty Mentors
Is There Anything Else You Would Like to Tell Us? Breast Cancer Survivors' Insights Following Treatment

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P-2 - 40

NOHEMI ALVAREZ
Dr. Stephen Hadwiger, Faculty Mentor
Hispanic Involvement in the Construction of Diabetes Education

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P-2 - 41

MOLLY R. WENBERG*, ROBYN M. MORTENSON, ABIGAIL T. WECKE, ERIN L. THOMAS, LAUREN N. MUELLER♦, and ASIA J. MITCHELL
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
Podcasting Software Reviews for Teachers and Clinicians: Thumbs Up, or Thumbs Down?

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4:45 - 6:00 pm • OP Lobby
Reception


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