EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship

The EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship series houses works from Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff members, including article pre-prints, presentations, posters, and other types of scholarship. In cases where the full text cannot be posted due to copyright, the citation will be included with a link to the full text when possible. Books written or edited by Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff are highlighted in our Faculty and Staff Books Gallery.

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Submissions from 2021

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Environmental Health Education in a Pandemic: Lessons and Opportunities, Kim Hall and Jamie D. Hisel

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Cyanobacteria Growth in Nitrogen- & Phosphorus-Spiked Water from a Hypereutrophic Reservoir in Kentucky, USA, Sarah E. Hughes and Jason W. Marion

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Evolution of the magma system of Pantelleria (Italy) from 190 ka to present., Nina J. Jordan, John C. White, Ray Macdonald, and Silvio G. Rotolo

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Changes in Student Behaviors and Policy Opinion Regarding E-Cigarettes at a Kentucky University from 2014 to 2018, Jason W. Marion, Alina Strand, and Elliott Baldridge

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Volcanological evolution of Pantelleria Island (Strait of Sicily) peralkaline volcano: a review, Silvio G. Rotolo, Stéphane Scaillet, Fabio Speranza, John C. White, Rebecca Williams, and Nina J. Jordan

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Trondhjemite leucosomes generated by partial melting of a hornblende-gabbro (Alvand plutonic complex, Hamedan, NW Iran), Adel Saki, Federico Lucci, Mirmohammad Miri, and John C. White

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Return to Preinjury Function Following Knee Injury, Aaron D. Sciascia; Arthur J. Nitz,; Patrick O. McKeon; Jennifer Havens; and Timothy L. . Uhl

Submissions from 2020

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Perceptions of Preoperative Education for Total Knee Replacement, Renee Causey-Upton PhD, OTD, MS, OTR/L; Dana M. Howell PhD, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Patrick H. Kitzman PhD, PT; Melba G. Custer PhD, OT/L; and Emily V. Dressler PhD

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Alien Babies and Angelina Jolie: Evaluating Sources Using Tabloids with a Taste of News Literacy, Ashley Cole and Heather K. Beirne

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Librarians leading open textbook efforts, Laura Edwards, Linda Sizemore, and Kelly Smith

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Fear of Physical Activity Limits Women Treated for Breast Cancer's Perceived Function, Mary Insana Fisher, Anne Fleischer, Taylor Bergin, and Christine Delong

Locating Evidence to Improve Outcomes, Anne Fleischer

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Tools that can be used now! Person-Centered Care within cancer rehabilitation. Symposium at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Anne B. Fleischer, Jan Struhar, and Sarah Mullan

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Virtual breast cancer education and support group for self-care management and function: a study protocol applying Person-centered principles, Anne Fleischer Ph.D, Ann M. Callahan, kKarina Christopher, Ashley Cummings, and Claire C. Davies

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An Assessment of Disinfection-Related Water Chemistry at Public Pools and Spas in Louisville, Kentucky, Thomas Gerding, Tim Wilder, and Jason W. Marion

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Student Recruitment and Engagement in the COVID-19 Era, Jamie D. Hisel and Clint Pinion Jr.

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Anatomy of the magmatic plumbing system of Los Humeros Caldera (Mexico): implications for geothermal systems., Federico Lucci, Gerardo Carrasco-Nuñez, Federico Rossetti, Thomas Theye, John C. White, Stefano Urbani, Hossein Azzizi, Yosihiro Asahara, and Guido Giordano

Exploring early childhood trauma and its effects on parents, Shirley P. O'Brien, Myra B. Bundy, and M. Wittman

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Upper dimension and bases of zero-divisor graphs of commutative rings, Shariefuddin Pirzada, Mir Aijaz, and Shane. P. Redmond

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Experimental and thermodynamic constraints on mineral equilibrium in pantelleritic magmas., Pierangelo Romano, Bruno Scaillet, John C. White, Joan Andujar, Ida Di Carlo, and Silvio G. Rotolo

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Geochemical Constraints on Mantle Sources and Basalt Petrogenesis in the Strait of Sicily Rift Zone (Italy): Insights into the Importance of Short Lengthscale Mantle Heterogeneity., John C. White, David A. Neave, Silvio G. Rotolo, and Don F. Parker

Submissions from 2019

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Spectroscopic Differentiation and Chromatographic Separation of Regioisomeric Indole Aldehydes: Synthetic Cannabinoids Precursors, Younis Abiedalla, Lewis W. Smith, Karim M. Abdel-Hay, Logan Neel, Tarek S. Belal, Amber Thaxton-Weissenfluh, Forrest Smith, Jack DeRuiter, and C. Randall Clark

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Enduring Dispositions: Examining Punitive Logics in the Context of Disciplinary Reform, John J. Brent

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Factors Influencing Discharge Readiness after Total Knee Replacement, Renee Causey-Upton, Dana M. Howell, Patrick H. Kitzman, Melba G. Custer, and Emily V. Dressler

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Restructuring Heinrich: An Application for Modern Safety Management, Scott E. Dunlap, Bryan Basford, and Michelle Smith

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Management support for safety: Disrupting the paradigm, Scotty Dunlap

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Rudolf Otto as Platonist, Todd Gooch

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Reviews and Price on Online Platforms: Evidence from Sentiment analysis of Airbnb reviews in Boston, Abdelaziz Lawani, Michael R. Reed, Tyler Mark, and Yuqing Zheng

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Down and Out in Middletown and Jackson: Drugs, Dependency, and Decline in J.D. Vance's Capitalist Realism, Travis Linnemann and Corina Medley

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The Gold Flat Tuff, Nevada: Insights into the evolution of peralkaline silicic magmas., Ray Macdonald, Boguslaw Baginski, Harvey E. Belkin, John C. White, and Don C. Noble

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Guardianship and Predatory Crimes among Incapacitated Persons in Kentucky, Karen E. Martin and James N. Maples

Student Veterans' Assimilation in Higher Education: The Role of Identity Complexity, Eric B. Meiners

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Influences of Facultative Paedomorphosis on Kin Selection in a Larval Salamander, Ambystoma Talpoideum, Cy L. Mott, Haris Dzaferbegovic, Shelby R. Timm, and Howard H. Whiteman

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Mentoring: What Is Your Role?, C. Pinion, Jr. and Jamie D. Hisel

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Upper Dimension and Bases of Zero-Divisor Graphs of Commutative Rings, S. Pirzada, M. Aijaza, and Shane P. Redmond

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Brooding and Provisioning of Nestlings by Male and Female White-eyed Vireos (Vireo griseus), Gary Ritchison, Jeffrey Hawkins, and Brianna C. Ritchison

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Volatiles and trace element contents in melt inclusions from the zoned Green Tuff ignimbrite (Pantelleria, Sicily): petrological inferences., Pierangelo Romano, John C. White, Alessandro Ciulla, Ida Di Carlo, Claudia D'Oriano, Patrizia Landi, and Silvio G. Rotolo

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Predicts Health Perception in Prison Inmates, Zyad T. Saleh, Alison Connell, Terry A. Lennie, Alison L. Bailey, Rami A. Elshatarat, Khalil Yousef, and Debra K. Moser

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Getting Faculty Buy-In for Open Educational Resources, Kelly Smith

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Gender composition and share of management: Tipping points in US workplaces, 1980–2005, Tiffany Taylor, Alison Buck, Katrina R. Bloch, and Brianna Turgeon

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Spatial Variation in U.S. Labor Markets and Workplace Gender Segregation: 1980–2005*, Tiffany Taylor Taylor, Brianna Turgeon, Alison Buck, Katrina Bloch, and Jacob Church

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Between Kudzu and Killer Apps: Finding Human Ground between the Monoculture of MOOCs and Online Mechanisms for Learning, Ralph L. Turner and Carol Gassaway

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The Leyva Canyon Volcano, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Presidio Co., Texas., John C. White, Kevin M. Urbanczyk, and Kelly Watson

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Varietal Terwilliger Algebras Arising from Wreath Products of Rank Two Association Schemes, Bangteng Xu

Submissions from 2018

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Business students' personal branding: An empirical investigation, Lee Allison, Philip J. Boutin, and Kevin J. Cumiskey

“The Power of Play: Enhancing the Occupational Performance of Handwriting, Sarah Anderson, Nick Cross, Abby Hobbs, Brittney Phelps, Beth Mueller, Bobbie Phelps, Mallory Shoulkletovich, Dustin Turner, Kara Wade, and Kayln Wilson

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Environmental Gradients in Old‐Growth Appalachian Forest Predict Fine‐Scale Distribution, Co‐occurrence, and Density of Woodland Salamanders, J. Alex Baecher, and Stephen C. Richter

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Tuhualite in a peralkaline rhyolitic ignimbrite from Pantelleria, Italy., Boguslaw Baginski, Ray Macdonald, John C. White, and Lidia Jezak

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A Storied Tale: Melding Digital Storytelling, Service-Learning, and Digital and Information Literacy Skills for Pre-Service Teachers, Heather K. Beirne

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Nutrient contamination from an agricultural non-point source and its mitigation: A case study of EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski, Reid E. Buskirk, James Scott Winter, and Jonathan Malzone Dr.

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Social constructivism and cooperative learning in marketing courses: A sample in-class activity, Philip J. Boutin

Infographics: Development and Utilization at EKU, Molly Bradshaw

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Total and Marginal Cost Analysis for a High School Based Bystander Intervention, Joshua L. Bush, Heather M. Bush, Ann L. Coker, Candace J. Brancato, Emily R. Clear, and Eileen A. Recktenwald

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Characterization of groundwater and surface water geochemistry in an agricultural setting at EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, Reid E. Buskirk, Walter S. Borowski, and Jonathan M. Malzone

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How Ethics Can Inform Spiritually Sensitive Social Work, Ann M. Callahan

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Relational spirituality: An opportunity for social work in long-term care., Ann M. Callahan

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Building Spiritual Sensitivity Through an Online Spirituality Course, Ann M. Callahan and Kalea Benner

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A Country in Crisis: Will Greece Survive?, Lana Carnes

Conveying the importance of personal brands to students, Lana Carnes and Faridah Awang

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International challenges and opportunities for start-up expatriates, Lana Carnes and Faridah Awang

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Nerve Stimulation Enhances Task-Oriented Training for Moderate-to-Severe Hemiparesis 3-12 months after Stroke: A Randomized Trial, Cheryl Carrico; Philip M. Westgate; Salmon E. Powell; Elizabeth Salmon Powell; Kenneth C. Chelette,; Laurie Nichols; L. Creed Pettigrew; and Lumy Sawaki

Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills for Acute Care with Simulated Clients, Renee Causey-Upton and Dana Howell

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Pre-operative Education for Total Knee Replacement: A Pilot Survey, Renee Causey-Upton, Dana M. Howell, Patrick H. Kitzman, Melba Custer, and Emily V. Dressler

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Responses of Blue Jays (Cyanocitta cristata) to raptors that differ in predatory threat, Julie A. Dahl and Gary Ritchison

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Not Without a Fight-Final Draft 14 June 2018, Richard E. Day

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Authority Control in Digital Commons: Why Bother?, Laura Edwards

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Inventory in Digby, Laura Edwards

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Exploring Parents’ Experiences of Raising a Child with Sensorimotor Impairments and Expectations for Leisure Participation, Emily A. Eicher, Camille Skubik-Peplaski, Shirley P. O'Brien, and Anne Fleischer

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Relational Mechanisms in the Goal Puruit Process, Jonathan S. Gore, Raven Hester, Lauren Spegal, Kimberley Kavanaugh, and Yoshie Nakai

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Use of Communication Plans by Certified Nursing Assistants: Little Things Mean a Lot, Christen Guffey, Robert C. Marshall, Dana Howell, and Graham D. Rowles

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Critical Reading in Higher Education Academic Goals and Social Engagement, by K. Manarin, M. Carey, M. Rathburn, & G. Ryland, Leslie J. Hardman

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The Editors’ Perspective: A Successful First Year of the Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, Cindy L. Hayden, Renee Causey-Upton, and Dana Howell

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Noncommutative reality-based algebras of rank 6, Allen Herman, Mikhael Muzychuk, and Bangteng Xu

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Kidney-Friendly Label Reading for Chronic Kidney Disease Shoppers, Lois J. Hill and Amey J. Herald

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Effect of multimodal information delivery for diabetes care on colorectal cancer screening uptake among individuals with type 2 diabetes, Young-Rock Hong, Kalyani B. Sonawane, Derek B. Holcomb, and Ashish A. Deshmukh

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Measuring the Timing of the Bilingual Advantage, Sara Incera

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Is Tuba Masculine or Feminine? The Timing of Grammatical Gender, Sara Incera, Conor T. McLennan, Lisa M. Stronsick, and Emily E. Zetzer

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Planning online course sites for middle and high school courses: Begin with a quality course plan., Paula Jones

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View point: gaps in the current guidelines for the prevention of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections, Kevin T. Kavanagh, Said Abusalem, and Lindsay E. Calderon

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Pain Catastrophizing Behaviors and Their Relation to Poor Patient-Reported Outcomes after Scapular Muscle Reattachment, W. Ben Kibler MD, Cale A. Jacobs, and Aaron D. Sciascia

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Pain catastrophizing behaviors and their relation to poor patient-reported outcomes after scapular muscle reattachment, W. Ben Kibler, Cale A. Jacobs, and Aaron D. Sciascia

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Trends in state and federal OSH enforcement, James P. Klyza Jr., Clint Pinion Jr., and D. Gary Brown

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Antibiotic residues in milk from three popular Kenyan milk vending machines, Amos Kosgey, Anakalo Shitandi, and Jason W. Marion

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A Mixed Methods Comparison of Teachers' Lunar Modeling Lesson Implementation and Student Learning Outcomes, Mary F. Lamar, Dr. Jennifer Anne Wilhelm, and Merryn Cole

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A mixed methods comparison of teachers' lunar modeling lesson implementation and student learning outcomes, Mary F. Lamar, Jennifer Anne Wilhelm, and Merryn Cole

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Exploring the Correlates of Perceived Job Dangerousness Among Correctional Staff at a Maximum Security Prison, Eric G. Lambert, Kevin I. Minor, Jill Gordon, James B. Wells, and Nancy L. Hogan

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A novel FTA™ elute card collection method that improves direct DNA amplification from bloodstained concrete, Stephen G. Lipic, Lucille M. Giordullo, and Jamie D. Fredericks

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Compositional and thermodynamic variability in a stratified magma chamber: Evidence from the Green Tuff ignimbrite (Pantelleria, Italy)., Katarzyna M. Liszewska, John C. White, Ray Macdonald, and Bogusław Bagiński

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Assessment of temperature and ultraviolet radiation effects on sunburn at an inland U.S. Beach: a cohort study, Jason W. Marion, Jiyoung Lee, James Rosenblum, and Timothy J. Buckley

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Environmental Health Makes a Strong Entry Into the Global One Health Framework in Jamaica, Jason W. Marion, Henroy Scarlett, and Priscilla Oliver

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Maintaining Sexual Desire in Long-Term Relationships: A Systematic Review and Conceptual Model, Kristen P. Mark and Julie A. Lasslo

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152 Effects of Group Housing on Sow Production and Behavior, M. A. Martino, D. L. Peery, Z. T. Poynter, Courtney Sanders, Charles Powers, and Andrea Sexten

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Darkness on the Edge of Town: Visual Criminology and the "Black Sites" of the Rural, Bill McClanahan and Travis Linnemann

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Role Negotiation as Role Enrichment: A Study of Working College Students, Eric B. Meiners

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The Evolution of Eastern Kentucky University Libraries Orientations: Giving Students a LIbStart to Student Success Through Library Engagement, Trenia Napier, Ashley J. Cole, and Leah C. Banks

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A Collaborative, Trilateral Approach to Bridging the Information Literacy Gap in Student Writing, Trenia Napier, Jill M. Parrott, Erin Presley, and Leslie A. Valley

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A model to increase rehabilitation adherence to home exercise programmes in patients with varying levels of self-efficacy, Kelsey J. Picha and Dana M. Howell

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Indoor Air Quality in Schools, Clint Pinion Jr.

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Serving LGBTQIA Students on College Campuses, Clint Pinion Jr.

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It's About Communities: the Commitment to Promoting a Culturally Competent Environmental Health Workforce., Clint Pinion Jr., Leslie D. Mitchell, and Jason W. Marion