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Sibanda, Fortune - - 2012
Climate change is a critical challenge that the world is facing today. The impact of climate change has resulted in a global climactic disaster on the environment and humanity. Nevertheless, the commitment from some rich nations towards reducing the effects of anthropogenic global warming is half-hearted to the detriment of ...
Boyce, Travis - - 2012
This case study examines the leadership of two controversial figures in education: Benner C. Turner, president of South Carolina State College and Mavis Gilmour, minister of education of Jamaica. Both Turner and Gilmour are remembered historically as being autocratic leaders. But this study reveals that there were times when these ...
Grayman-Simpson, Nyasha - - 2012
This qualitative study examined subjective perceptions of personal rewards associated with Black community involvement. A purposeful community sample of 50 adults of African descent congregated within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States offered written responses to the question, "What, if any, are the personal rewards/benefits associated with Black community ...
Blackman, Dexter - - 2012
This article examines African American participation in the anti-apartheid campaign to expel the South African Olympic Committee from the 1968 Olympics as a lens into the influence of Pan-Africanism on the development of Black Power in the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s. The first two sections demonstrate that continental ...
Diaz-Buxo, Jose - - 2012
Background/Aim: Hemodialysis (HD) alone does not adequately control serum phosphorus levels. Hyperphosphatemia in end-stage renal disease is treated by a combination of dietary phosphate restriction and administration of phosphate binders. However, the daily pill burden from phosphate binders has been linked to non-adherence, poor serum phosphorus control, and lower quality ...
Miller, Lp. - - 2012
This study investigated the effect of contraction intensity (100%-, 75%-, 50%-, and 25%- maximum voluntary contraction [MVC]) and movement velocity (00 [isometric], 1000,2000, 3000, and 4000 s-1) on root mean square amplitude (SEMG-RMS) and median frequency power spectrum (SEMG-MNF) of the surface electromyography of vastus lateralis (VL). Ten healthy female ...
Zahreddine, Lama - - 2012
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen known to be a leading cause of nosocomial and community-acquired infections worldwide. Here, the role of biofilm formation and its possibility in enhancing the colonization and spread of P. aeruginosa in a medical center has been studied. More specifically, this study measures the in ...
Johnson, Eric - - 2012
Background: The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the immediate effects of dorsiflexion resisted walking on ankle mobility, muscle recruitment of the ankle dorsiflexors, and gait velocity in healthy adults. Materials and Methods: Ten subjects were recruited for the pilot study. Five minutes of dorsiflexion resisted walking using ...
Alkan, Burcu - - 2012
Furuzan's novel 47'liter (Generation of '47) has so far been considered a "12 March novel". Yet, in addition to narrating the story of the generation of '47, it portrays the pains of Turkey's societal transformation. The social structure before and after the foundation of the modern Republic shapes the generation ...
Bonnet, Cristina - - 2012
The year 1995 was crucial in establishing the language of advocation for women's rights, in the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, Hillary Rodham Clinton popularized the slogan that initially arose out of the 1993 World Human Rights Conference in Vienna: "Human Rights are Women's Rights and ...
Lisaniler, Fatma - - 2012
Dellinger, Lanny - - 2012
Castro, Kathleen - - 2012
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