This collection includes theses, dissertations, and professional papers from the University of Montana Department of Health and Human Performance. Theses, dissertations, and professional papers from all University of Montana departments and programs may be searched here.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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NUTRITIONAL NEEDS IN COLLEGIATE FEMALE SOCCER ATHLETES, Alysa M. Brown

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Self Reported Knowledge of Concussion Symptoms and Management by Middle and High School Club Lacrosse Coaches, Logan Ellis

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Concussion Policy Development at the YMCA of Missoula, Keith Forkin

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LGBTQ-Inclusive Sexuality Education in Montana Public High Schools: An Assessment of the Needs of Health Enhancement Teachers, Andrew G. Johnson

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Reviewing the Use of Injury Screening Assessments and Identifying Risk of Injury, Riley A. Kenney

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SMS PARENT ACTION INTERVENTION (SPAN): A PILOT STUDY TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF USING TEXT MESSAGING TO PROMOTE CHILD HEALTH ON AN AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATION, Julia M. Malich

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EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIFFERENT PITCHING MECHANICS AND THROWING INJURIES, Zachary M. McCarthy

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Sex Education in Montana Schools: An Assessment of the Needs of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth, Elizabeth A. Redinger and Annie Sondag

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Concussion Knowledge of Missoula Youth Hockey Participants and Their Parents, Samantha Riordan

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DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF LOWER LIMB INJURIES ON DIFFERENTLY AGED ARTIFICIAL TURF, Kourtney H. Saxton

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Concussion Knowledge and Reporting Behavior Among Junior Ice Hockey Players, Stephanie Swindell

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Analysis of Sideline Concussion Screening Tools in an Athletic Setting, Steven Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Postactivation Potentiation: Practical Implications in The Collegiate Setting, Steven T. Banks

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Examining the Role of Parents in Concussion Legislation Across the United States, Jessica A. Cremer

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Determining the associations between sibling relationships and their amount of physical activity, and the risk of childhood obesity, Samantha Dalton

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Examining the Relationship Between Throwing Injuries Sustained in Adolescent Baseball Players and Use of an Injury Prevention Smartphone Application "Throw Like a Pro", David S. Grove

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EFFECT OF FLUID TEMPERATURE AND VOLUME ON THERMOREGULATION IN THE HEAT, Michelle M. Johannsen

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Sport Related Concussion Knowledge in Youth Female Soccer Players and Their Parents In Missoula, Seth A. Lindauer

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Assessing the Feasibility of Mobile Mindfulness Application Use Among Active Duty Service Members and Veterans, Brandy Lumpkin

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PULMONARY EMBOLISM IN A COLLEGIATE SOCCER PLAYER, Jessica Paske and Valerie Moody

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The Healthy Heart Program at the University of Montana: A Program Review, Laura B. Porisch

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Monitoring Recovery in Collegiate Strength and Conditioning, Alice Read

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THE IMPACT OF HYDRATION STATUS DURING HEAT ACCLIMATION ON PHYSIOLOGICAL STRAIN AND EXERCISE PERFORMANCE, Michael W. Schleh

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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COENZYME Q10, sean m. blumhardt

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Gait Intervention for Improvements in Human Top Speed Running, Michelle Buechner

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE HEALTH NEEDS OF THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY IN MONTANA, Karishma Chainani

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THE EFFECT OF DIFFERING VOLUMES OF ICE SLURRY INGESTION DURING EXERCISE IN THE HEAT, Kyle R. Cochrane

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Impact of a Flame Resistant Synthetic Material Base Layer on Heat Stress Factors, Matthew C. Dorton

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A NEEDS ASSESSMENT: BARRIERS TO WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER FITNESS TRAINING, Aria E. Mangan

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EFFECTS OF ACADEMIC AND ACTIVITY CLASS PARTICIPATION ON COGNITION IN YOUNG ADULTS, Emily N. Simpson

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Maximal Femoral Artery Blood Flow During Cycle Ergometry, Tucker W. Squires

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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FAST FOOD RESULTS IN SIMILAR POST-EXERCISE GLYCOGEN RECOVERY AND EXERCISE PERFORMANCE COMPARED TO SPORT SUPPLEMENTS, Michael Joseph Cramer

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CONTINUOUS MEASURES OF MUSCLE BLOOD FLOW DURING ALL-OUT DYNAMIC EXERCISE, Tyler L. Gallo

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IMPLICATIONS OF DISCONTINUOUS EXERCISE (WALK/RUN) ON THE MAINTENANCE OF THERMOREGULATION IN THE HEAT, Timothy J. Hampton

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Relactation: A Phenomenological Study, Amy Nicole Lommen

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Theophylline and Ambrisentan combination: Effects on human performance, AMS and physiological responses to altitude, Hilary Linda Palakovich

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Perceptions of local hospitals and food producers on opportunities and barriers to implementing a farm-to-hospital program, Allison Perline

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Testing of high speed ground reaction force treadmill for kinetic analysis for running in static and dynamic loading conditions, Michael Ora Powell

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Behavior Regulation of Wildland Firefighters According to Environmental Conditions, Joseph Alan Sol

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Enrollment Rates and Different Referral Strategies, Whitney Tameler

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An Assessment of the Health Needs of the Transgender Community in Montana, Anna Grace von Gohren

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EFFECT OF EXOGENOUS ICE SLURRY ON PHYSIOLOGICAL STRAIN INDEX DURING EXERCISE IN THE HEAT, Felipe von Sydow

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THE EFFECT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE DEPARTMENT (HHP) ACTIVITY CLASSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA ON STUDENTS’ LEVELS OF MINDFULNESS, PERCEIVED STRESS, SELF-COMPASSION, AND ATTENTION, Anna Russell Zielaski

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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THE ABILITY OF A NOVEL PHYSIOLOGICAL STRAIN SCALE TO PREDICT HEAT STRAIN RISK IN FIELD SETTINGS USING NON-INVASIVE MEASURES OF HEART RATE AND SKIN TEMPERATURE, Jeremy Curtis Basler

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Intercollegiate Tennis Coaches' Perceptions of and Preferences for Continuing Education, Collin M. Fehr

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The Effectiveness of the Missoula Active 6 Afterschool Program on Participation and Health Outcomes, Carly Michelle Holman

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DESCRIPTIVE STUDY ON THE ACADEMIC AND EMPLOYMENT EXPECTATIONS OF GRADUATE ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINERS, Christine D. Howard

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A Comprehensive Literature Review of American Sexual Assault Culture and the Status of Women's Self-Defense, Jennifer Ann Just

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ACTIVE 6 AFTER-SCHOOL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM: A PROCESS EVALUATION, William David Reamer

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Examining the Impact of Hepatitis C in Montana: A Descriptive Case Study, Blair Rice Snyder

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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A Needs Assessment of People Living with HIV in Montana, Emily Olive Epperson

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Ice Slurry and Cold Drink Reduces Exercise Induced Physiological Strain in the Heat, Cory Emil Kaufman

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EFFECT OF LOWER LIMB COMPRESSION (NORMATEC) ON GLYCOGEN RESYNTHESIS, Nathan Alan Keck

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Evaluation of Physical Fitness Tests and the Usefulness of an Internal Crew Questionnaire to Predict Job Readiness in Hotshots, Benjamin Adams Lovelace

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Heat acclimatization during seasonal wildfire suppression, Brianna Lui

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Vitamin D and Athletic Performance: A Critical Assessment for Coaches and Athletes, Lauren McGuigan

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Identifying Dimensions of Montana Tribal Community Capacity in Relation to the Funding Application Process, Maja R. Pedersen

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Implementation & Evaluation of a Peer Mentor Walking Program for Transitionally Housed Women in Missoula, MT, Emily Jane Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Formative Evaluation of the YMCA Active 6 Program in Missoula Montana, Alexis Baxter

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EVALUATING THE EFFECT OF IMPROVEMENTS TO THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT ON OREGON SCHOOL CHILDREN ACTIVELY COMMUTING TO SCHOOL, Marissa Lynn Becker

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Coordinative aerobic exercise does not enhance attention and concentration in college students, Meryl Heather Epstein

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An Assessment of the HIV Prevention Needs of Men who have Sex with Men in Montana, Kelly A. Hart

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AN EXAMINATION OF ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS’ PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY TOWARD TEACHING CHILDREN WITH ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENTS IN MONTANA: DO TEACHERS FEEL COMPETENT?, Patricia A. Holman

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Running Economy: Improvements In Physiological Efficiency Attained Through Changes In Muscle Structural Morphology, Joseph Kenneth Pellegrino

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COMBINING EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION & A PEDOMETER-BASE PROGRAM TO REDUCE CVD RISK FACTORS IN MIDDLE-AGED ADULTS, Bret James Ralston

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Effect of a structured exercise program on physical activity patterns and assessing relationships between accelerometry and strength and running performance characteristics in male, college students, Vernon Matthew Grant

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The Effects of Massage on Mood State, Range of Motion, Sports Performance, and Perceived Performance, Rebecca Jane Guest

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Evaluation of HIV/HCV Prevention Intervention: Taking it to Treatment Court, Elizabeth Christine Speaker

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Establishment of Physical Assessment Percentile Ranks for Junior Alpine Ski Competitors, Jennifer Anne Stielow

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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INJURY RATES, SEVERITY OF INJURY, AND ACCESS TO SPECIALTY HEALTH CARE OF AMERICAN INDIAN HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES IN MONTANA, Drew Anthony Babcock

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Guide to Implementing a Middle School Activity Program, Laura Elizabeth Balis

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A CASE STUDY INVESTIGATION OF THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVELS OF DISABLED STUDENTS AT A SMALL MISSOULA, MONTANA MIDDLE SCHOOL, Chelsea Marie Bond

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An Assessment of the Retail Food Environment, Access to Food, and Food Security in Missoula, Montana in Relation to the Socioeconomic and Health Status of Its Residents, Jennifer Rae Elliott

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Morphological and Physiological Changes During a Junior A Ice Hockey Season, Kathleen Frank

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Effects of a yeast β-glucan supplement on symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection in free-living college-aged males, Casey E. Gorham

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TRAINING CHARACTERISTICS OF MALES AT THE 2008 NCAA DIVISION I CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Philip A. Keller

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Effect of post-exercise environmental temperature on glycogen resynthesis, Michael E. Naperalsky

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An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Montana’s HIV Prevention Groups for Men Who Have Sex With Men, Patricia Anne O'Brien

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ASSESSING THE INFLUENCE OF PARENT/GUARDIAN VARIABLES ON SELECT TYPE 2 DIABETES RISK FACTORS AMONG 10 TO 14 YEAR OLD NORTHERN PLAINS INDIAN YOUTH, Christiana Lea Ricci

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of the Key Leadership Skills and Characteristics of Selected Head Collegiate Women's Basketball Coaches, Cara Jo Cocchiarella

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Exploring the Experiences of the Certified Athletic Trainer and the Athlete Post-Surgery, Sarah G. Cummings

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A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY OF REIKI PRACTITIONERS AND THEIR PERCEPTIONS OF REIKI AS IT RELATES TO THEIR PERSONAL HEALTH, Tannis Mardece Hargrove

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MONITORING INDIVIDUAL TRAINING LOAD AND STRESS DURING PRACTICES AND MATCH-PLAY IN FEMALE COLLEGIATE SOCCER PLAYERS, Ian Richard Marshall

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Physical Activity Patterns in Missoula Youth, Laura Leigh Mohar

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A Descriptive Study of Native Americans Participation in HIV Testing in Montana, Carrie Strike

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The Effects of Heat and Sports Massage on Resting Muscle and Connective Tissue Stiffness, Adrian A. Yahvah

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TRAINING COMPARISON: 95%VO2PEAK vs. RACE PACE INTERVALS, Laura Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Hydration Delivery Systems for Wildland Firefighters, Joseph Wiman Domitrovich

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An Assessment of Quality of Life among Hepatitis B Virus Carriers in China, Ruliang Liao

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Variability of substrate utilization during exercise relative to VO2vt and VO2max, Erika Marie Lieberg

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WORK SHIFT FOOD DELIVERY STRATEGIES DURING ARDUOUS WILDFIRE SUPPRESSION, Nicole Jean Plante

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Using the maximal vertical jump test to evaluate training and fatigue in collegiate soccer players| A series of case studies, Jonathan Berdanier

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Evaluation of Montana's HIV Prevention Social Marketing Campaign: A Descriptive Study, Helen Catherine Burnside

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Intermittent scheduled feedings increase work output during wildfire suppression, John S. Cuddy

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Effects of the AVAcore cooling device on measures of core temperature during 60 minutes of exercise in the heat, Jonathan Edmonds

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Muscle glycogenolysis and resynthesis in response to a half Ironman triathlon: A case study, Trevor L. Gillum

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Comparison of Power Output Between Rotor and Normal Cranks During a 16.1 KM Time Trial, Walter Hailes

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Factors effecting core temperature and hydration during arduous work, Julie A. Ham

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Effects of carbohydrate supplementation on whole body and muscle substrate utilization during long duration low intensity exercise, Stephanie G. Harger

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Effects of a recovery beverage on muscle glycogen resynthesis in response to road cycling, Andrew R. Reinert