418 Poster Session: Research Across the Disciplines I

Thursday, April 2, 2009: 12:45 PM-2:15 PM
Tampa Convention Center: Exhibit Hall RC Poster Sessions
Presider: Wei Bian, Slippery Rock University , Slippery Rock , PA
The posters selected for this session span topics and disciplines across HPERD. Information is disseminated via displays that incorporate written text, charts, photos, and diagrams in a setting that permits dialogue and informal meetings between author(s) and conference attendees.
Using the Tabata Protocol to Improve Aerobic Capacity
E. Newton Jackson, Brian M. Hickey and Virden Evans, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
Detecting Overtraining in Athletes With a Finger Tap Test
Kevin Haglund, National Sports Center, Fridley, MN and Bridget A. Duoos, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Addressing the Obesity Epidemic Within the Physical Activity Classroom
Bridget A. Melton, Helen M. Graf and Kimberly Hice, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
Health-Related Fitness and Physical Activity of Elementary Minority Students
Brian D. Dauenhauer1, Willy K. Rotich1, Louis Harrison1, Xiaofen D. Keating1 and Dolly D. Lambdin2, (1)University of TexasAustin, Austin, TX, (2)University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Body Mass and PACER Performance Among Hispanic Youth
Albert Ruiz and Nestor W. Sherman, Texas A&M UniversityKingsville, Kingsville, TX
Stress Resilience Among Border Mexican American Women
Robert K. Guinn, Vern Vincent and Donna M. Dugas, University of TexasPan American, Edinburg, TX
Crosscultural Examination of Physical Self-Concept: American and Thai College Students
Hosung So1, Brayn Haddock1, Hyun-Kyoung Oh1, Stephen Kinzey1, Shannon Siegel1 and Cheon-Taik Son2, (1)California State UniversitySan Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, (2)University of Incheon, Korea, Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea
Relationship Between Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Chronic Stress Level
Tiago V. Barreira, Elizabeth Ackley Holbrook, Crystal Parson and Minsoo Kang, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Health Related Quality of Life Improvements Associated With Exercise/Diet Changes
Rodney G. Bowden, PhD, Beth Lanning, Eva I. Doyle, Becky Slonaker, Holly M. Johnston and Georgene Scanes, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Examining Self-Determination in a Fitness Training Setting
Elizabeth Domangue1, Melinda A. Solmon1, Charity Leigh Bryan2, Deborah Stone1 and Michael Welsch1, (1)Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, (2)University of LouisianaLafayette, Baton Rouge, LA
Development and Validation of a Weather-Based Physical Activity Index
Jin-Oh Lee1, Sang-Jo Kang1 and Minsoo Kang2, (1)Korea National Sport University, Seoul, South Korea, (2)Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Agreement Between Physical Activity Measurement Devices: Steps/Minute and Activity Time
Philip W. Scruggs, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID and Jonathan D. Mungen, University of WisconsinMadison, Madison, WI
Recreational Scuba Divers and Scuba-Specific Values (ScubaVals)
Carina King, Indiana UniversityIndianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Physical Activity Patterns of Residential University Students
Wenhao Liu1, Stan Ajongbah2, Traci D. Zillifro1 and Michelle Ruiz1, (1)Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA, (2)University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Predictors of Physical Activity and Life Satisfaction Among College Students
Tina M. Penhollow1, B. Sue Graves1, Michael E. Young2 and Melissa Jackson3, (1)Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL, (2)New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, (3)Points 2 Health, Plantation, FL
Relations of Physical Activity and Mental Health in University Students
Furong Xu, Uinversity of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, Wenhao Liu, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA and Robert Schmidlein, California State UniversitySacramento, Sacramento, CA
Influence of Online and Face-to-Face Wellness Courses on Exercise Participation
Daniel J. Keefer, Julie A. Lombardi, Gordon M. Nesbitt, Stratton C. Schaeffer and Jeffrey W. Wimer, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
Quality Health Education Increases Students' Nutritional Knowledge and Behaviors
Mariane M. Fahlman, Nathan A. McCaughtry, Jeffrey Martin, Bo Shen, Sara Flory and Amy Tischler, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Teacher's Self-Efficacy Regarding Nutrition Education Increases After Inservice Training
Mariane M. Fahlman, Nathan A. McCaughtry, Jeffrey Martin, Bo Shen, Sara Flory and Amy Tischler, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Evaluating the Dietary Guidelines: The Development of an Evaluation Tool
John H. Downing and Jonathan Mooney, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Celebration Drinking and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Alcohol Misperceptions
Catherine D. Woodyard and Jeffrey S. Hallam, University of Mississippi, University, MS
Fitness4Everyone: Longitudinal Change Through Physical Education Programming
Darla M. Castelli, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Urbana, IL, Michael McMahon, Northview Elementary School, Rantoul, IL, Randy Frakes, J. W. Eater Jr. High School, Rantoul, IL and Heather E. Erwin, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Active Living and Community Access to Schools: A Policy Perspective
Michael Carroll, John Otto Spengler and Matthew Schneider, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Predictors of Physical Activity Among Older Adults With Peripheral Neuropathy
Maria Kosma1, Rebecca Ellis2 and Li Li1, (1)Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, (2)Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Treatment Effect of Monochromatic Infrared Photo Thermal Energy (MIRE)
Yuanlong Liu, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI and Stanley Paul, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Evaluating Hygiene and Sanitation Education for Youth in Ghana, West Africa
Andrew Owusu1, Cynthia Bosumtwi-Sam2, Norman L. Weatherby1, Maria Revell1, Peggy O'Hara Murdock1 and Kari Campbell1, (1)Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, (2)Ghana Education Service, Accra, Ghana
Effects of Acculturation on Mexican American Adults' Weight Control Practices
Hyo Lee and Bradley J. Cardinal, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
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