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    • A Review of the Literature on Stoic Attitudes toward Pain: Age, Gender and Cultural Differences 

      Chan, Sarah; Eritz, Heather (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      This review of research literature on stoic attitudes toward pain found that stoicism is defined as the determination to endure through pain or other hardship. This endurance is usually a silent endurance, and may include ...
    • Self-Efficacy in Sport - An Application to Sports Officials 

      Chomos, Adam; Dorsch, Kim (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Self-efficacy is the degree to which an individual feels competent and confident in carrying out specific behaviours and tasks towards a specific outcome. In the context of sport, self-efficacy research has been conducted ...
    • Identifying women with low bone mass: A systematic review of screening tools 

      McLeod, Katherine M.; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Purpose: Measurement of bone mineral density (BMD) using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the method of choice for detecting low bone mass and increased risk of osteoporotic fracture; however, DXA is costly and ...
    • Development of a community-based participatory network for integrated solid waste management 

      Cai, Yanpeng; Huang, Guohe; Hui, Yu; Qian, Tan (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Major theme of the research is to develop a participatory network for integrated solid waste management under uncertainty and complexity through a broad participation of stakeholders. The network can integrate relevant ...
    • Fear of Pain as a Predictive Discriminator for Chronic Pain: A Meta-Analysis 

      Otte, Shaylynn; Asmundson, R. N. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Fear of pain (FOP), which refers to pain-related fear and pain-related anxiety, has survival value in allowing an individual to avoid or escape potentially dangerous situations (Asmundson, Norton, Crombez, 2004). However, ...
    • Do mixed electoral systems encourage voter turnout? 

      Button, Patrick (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Most of the literature on how different electoral systems affect voter turnout compares plurality-majority systems with proportional representation systems. There is, however, little research on how mixed systems affect ...
    • University of Regina public computer terminals as reservoirs for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 

      Boa, Tyler (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus has emerged as a common infectious threat in the hospital environment as well as within the community. A survey of public computer terminals at the University of Regina was ...
    • A Contextual Framework for Emotional Ana 

      Cazakoff, Mark; Gerhard, David (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Most listeners of music show some emotional reaction, but this reaction is often hard to quantify. The analysis of the emotional content of music has been an outstanding goal of music information retrieval for some time. ...
    • Examination of the utility of respite services on stress reduction for parents of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 

      Ruzic, Tamara; Wright, Kristi D.; Stulberg, Shelley; Kaiser, Stephanie (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Research suggests that parents of children with mental health disorders have higher incidences of stress, physical illnesses, mental illnesses, and substance use. Of particular salience to the current project are the needs ...
    • Removal of Zinc from wastewater using natural and synthetic adsorbents 

      Chowdhury, Pankaj (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Several methods are utilized to remove zinc from industrial wastewater in which adsorption is the most versatile and widely used method. In the present work the ability of both natural and synthetic adsorbents were ...
    • The Role of National Standard Setters in a Harmonized International Accounting Environnment 

      Vermulen, Joe (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Inspired by globalization, the rapid harmonization of accounting methods into a common set of international standards is tremendously interesting to investors seeking greater portfolio diversification and investment ...
    • I Hate My Body! The Relationship Between Social Physique Anxiety, Attitudes, Affect, and Exercise Motivation 

      Bovell, Candice; Welch, Patrick G.; Otte, Shaylynn; Asmundson, Gordon J. G. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Social Physique Anxiety (SPA), the fear that others are negatively evaluating one's body (Hart, Leary, & Rejeski, 1989), is found in both men and women and is associated with low-self esteem, depression, and body dissatisfaction ...
    • Skating Carnivals and Club Bulletin Boards: Values at a glance? 

      Mills, Cathy (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      As a participant, parent, or observer bulletin boards and trophy cases are commonplace in skating arenas. Who appears on the bulletin board? Are all participants showcased equally? Similarly, many figure skating clubs hold ...
    • The Impact of Meaningful Targets in a Visual Search Task 

      Reynard, Janine; Phenix, Tom (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Sometimes, people can learn things from their environment even though they are not aware of it. This unconscious learning is referred to as implicit learning. The purpose of this study is to help better understand the role ...
    • Measuring and Defining Depression in the Uzbek Population 

      Mustafaeva, Shahlo; Shercliffe, Regan (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that a culturally appropriate depression scale can be developed and used in an understudied, culturally distinct population, and that such a scale will be more sensitive ...
    • Students' Psychological Well-Being Interrelations to Spiritual, Cognitive, and Personality Styles 

      Pekrul, Christopher; Pappas, J.; Smythe, W. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      In accordance with contemporary trends of investigating the relationships between spiritual constructs and psychological functioning, the following research examines how individual differences in spiritual well being, ...
    • Risk Behaviours for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour 

      Bremner, Dawn N. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are completely preventable yet they continue to effect approximately 1% of Canadians (Public Health Agency of Canada [PHAC], 2005). FASD refers to a spectrum of disorders that is ...
    • The Lesser Evil in Political Thought 

      Carpenter, Michael (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Recent scholarship has begun to challenge the prevailing lesser-evil approach to politics which pits rights and freedoms against order and security. Most liberal scholars attempt to chart a careful (and slippery) course ...
    • Effects of liquid sloshing on the strength and fatigue life of the subframe of a b-train liquid cargo vehicle 

      Chen, Di (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      This work presents a novel approach for estimating the static/dynamic strength and fatigue life of a sub-frame of a B-Train liquid cargo tank vehicle under the effect of forces generated during the dynamic movement of ...
    • The Production of Metaphor by Native Speakers of English and Chinese 

      Sockett, Amanda (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      A comparative study by Yu (1995) revealed various similarities and differences between English and Chinese metaphorical expressions of anger and happiness. In order to explore additional similarities and differences between ...