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Submissions from 2021


Effects of Various Training Techniques on Bat Velocity of High School Baseball Players, Ethan R. Crocker, Madeline L. Dow, and Gina Leigh Kraft

Submissions from 2020

Mass Versus Distributed Feedback on Children’s Activity Levels (Peer-Reviewed Abstract), Shelia Lucyle Jackson, Madeline Dow, Rockie D. Pederson, Hannah Macke, Gina Leigh Kraft, and Julie Oxendine

Effects of Activity Tracker Feedback on Elementary Students' Activity Levels (Peer-Reviewed Abstract), Shelia Lucyle Jackson, Gina Leigh Kraft, Rockie Pederson, Madeline Dow, and Julie Oxendine

The Effect of Activity Trackers on Meeting Arkansas State Standards. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (Peer-Reviewed Abstract), Shelia Lucyle Jackson, Rockie D. Pederson, Gina Leigh Kraft, Madeline Dow, and Hannah Macke

Comparison of Fitness Levels between Health and Physical Education Majors and Recreation and Park Administration Studies Majors (Peer-Reviewed Abstract), Gina Leigh Kraft and Preston Marks

Submissions from 2019


Validation of the Garmin Forerunner 920XT VO2max Estimation and the Polar RS300X Fitness Test, Gina Leigh Kraft and Madeline Dow

Submissions from 2018


Validation of the Polar Fitness Test, Gina Leigh Kraft and Madeline Dow


Does a Relationship Exist Between Lower Body Power and Balance Scores Among Older Adults?, Andrew Shim, Brady Harr, and Mike Waller

Submissions from 2017


Validation of the Garmin Forerunner 920XT Fitness Watch VO2peak Test, Gina Leigh Kraft and Rachel A. Roberts

Comparison of olympic and hexagonal barbells with midthigh pull, deadlift, and countermovement jump, Kylie K. Malyszek, Roque A. Harmon, Dustin D. Dunnick, Pablo B. Costa, Jared W. W. Coburn, and Lee E. Brown

Influence of rest intervals after assisted sprinting on bodyweight sprint times in female collegiate soccer players, Austyn L. Nealer, Dustin D. Dunnick, Kylie K. Malyszek, Megan A. Wong, Pablo B. B. Costa, Jared W. Coburn, and Lee E. Brown

Submissions from 2016

An examination of muscle activation and power characteristics while performing the deadlift exercise with straight and hexagonal barbells, Kevin D. Camara, Jared W. Coburn, Dustin D. Dunnick, Lee E. Brown, Andrew J. Galpin, and Pablo B. Costa

Submissions from 2015

Bench Press Upper-Body Muscle Activation between Stable and Unstable Loads, Dustin D. Dunnick, Lee E. Brown, Jared W. Coburn, Scott K. Lynn, and Saldiam R. Barillas

Submissions from 2011

Effectiveness and spillover of an after-school health promotion program for hispanic elementary school Children, Hendrik D. De Heer, Laura Koehly, Rockie Pederson, and Osvaldo Morera

Submissions from 2005

Effects of cooperative learning strategy on undergraduate kinesiology students' learning styles, Harry J. Meeuwsen, George A. King, and Rockie Pederson