• 5S: a workplace case study 

    Trost, Marianna, 1956- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Many businesses struggle with sustaining the improvements made using 5S methods. Few studies are designed to generate concepts and theory about the ...
  • "And the pressure is from cradle to grave": exploring Black manhood 

    Nickleberry, Lynette D., 1976- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The present study relies on semi-structured interviews and focus groups to explore the processes through which Black men develop and enact their conception of manhood, what and who has been influential in shaping their ...
  • The effects of eccentric and concentric resistance exercise on metabolic health 

    Warner, Shana O., 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The purpose of this study was to 1) compare the effects of single sessions of eccentric (ECC) and concentric (CON) contractions, and 2) determine the effects of 12 wks of ECC and CON resistance training (RT) on parameters ...
  • Methods and strategies for bridging the design practitioner-researcher gap 

    Wampler, J. Susan, 1949- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The goal of this thesis is to confirm there is a continuing application gap by identifying current attitudes of design practitioners to the usefulness of EBR, preferred forms of communication of EBR, and reasons for lack ...
  • Rural low-income mothers' perspectives on children's feeding practices 

    Ball, Katharine Ann, 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the knowledge, behaviors, motivation, and barriers that rural low-income women experience in feeding their young children. Qualitative descriptive research was used to investigate ...