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X-ray diffraction studies of muscle : observations on the anterior byssus retractor muscle of Mytilus edulis and the insect flight muscle from Sarcophaga bullata
(Brock University, 1977-07-09)
The interfilament spacing of the anterior byssus retractor muscle from Mytilus edulis was studied as the muscle was extended. It was found that variations in this spacing were very small and consistent with the hypothesis ...
A multidimensional measurement approach and analysis of children's motivation for reading, attributional style, and reading achievement
(Brock University, 2008-11-04)
The present study investigates the usefulness of a multi-method approach to the measurement of reading motivation and achievement. A sample of 127 elementary and middle-school children aged 10 to 14 responded to measures ...
Cell wall degrading enzymes and interaction between Trichoderma Aggressivum and Agaricus Bisporus
(Brock University, 2010-10-26)
Agaricus bisporus is the most commonly cultivated mushroom in North America and has a great economic value. Green mould is a serious disease of A. bisporus and causes major reductions in mushroom ...
Advocating recognition and redistribution in poverty alleviation programs in Ghana : an examination of state and NGO programs and policies
(Brock University, 2007-11-16)
Abstract This thesis argues that poverty alleviation strategies and programs carried out by the government and Non Governmental Organizations in Ghana provide affirmative solutions to poverty. This is because, these ...
Moving from values inaction to values-in-action : an exploration of how values can be managed intentionally by national sports organizations
(Brock University, 2010-10-26)
The study examined the intentional use of National Sport Organizations' (NSOs) stated values. Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) was applied to an Appreciative Inquiry (AI) approach of interviewing NSO senior ...
An examination of how youth understand their rights during the criminal process
(Brock University, 2009-11-16)
In order for young people to meaningfully participate in the criminal justice system they must possess an understanding of their rights and legal procedures. To examine their understanding, 50 young people between the ...
The practical application of a meta-analysis of deinstitutionalization : adaptive behaviour outcomes and the piloting of a transitional questionnaire for adults with intellectual disabilities
(Brock University, 2009-01-28)
This investigation examined the effects of de institutionalization on the adaptive behaviour and adjustment of adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). In study 1, a meta-analysis was conducted with 23 studies on ...
Structural and functional investigation of the human a-tocopherol transfer protein (a-TTP) /
(Brock University, 2003-05-21)
Youth's experiences of motivation in school physical education and sport
(Brock University, 2007-05-21)
This study's objective was to examine how thirteen year-old females perceive and describe their lived experiences of being physically active in school PE (physical education) and organized youth sport settings through a ...
Preadolescents' internet usage : psychosocial implications /
(Brock University, 2003-07-14)
Preadolescent Internet usage is prevalent today. This thesis examined how Canadian preadolescents use the Internet, what they do when they are on the Internet, and why preadolescents are fascinated with the Internet. ...