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  • McNamee, Chloe; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Health Sciences, 2018)
    Investigating Masters sport is important as it presents a unique context to explore physical activity participation by extending beyond the regular parameters of physical activity engagement in older adults. This study ...
  • Abubakari, Mohammed; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2018)
    Using data from the 10 Canadian provinces, we assess the effect of manufacturing sector exposure to trade on employment adjustment based on static, partial and general models of adjustment. From the results across these ...
  • Opoku Ware, Prince; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and Social ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2018)
    This study identified the extent to which aggregate government expenditure affect economic growth in OECD and SSA. The study used static and dynamic model which involved the use of fixed effect and pooled OLS with regards ...
  • Donaldson, Garrick O.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Political ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2018)
    This thesis seeks to illustrate the shortcomings of the majoritarian political model in promoting democratic values and facilitating development as is evident in Jamaica. Instead, it is hypothesized that a centripetal ...
  • Rickards, Nicholas Geoffrey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2018)
    The second decade of the 21st century saw a unique surge of young adult dystopian media from Hollywood and other popular entertainment industries. Trending after the release of The Hunger Games, the genre would continue ...
  • Shaw, Andrew Robert; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2018)
    In this study, 114 Canadian junior hockey players’ attitudes toward sport psychology were investigated. Participants provided demographic information and completed two questionnaires. Results indicate that Canadian junior ...
  • Banwo, Inumidun Damilola; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2018)
    Cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) are short peptide 8-30 amino acids polypeptides that can deliver various molecules (nanoparticles to large fragment DNA) to subcellular locations such as the plastid organelles, cytoplasm, ...
  • Subedi, Udaya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Cercospora leaf spot (CLS) caused by Cercospora traversiana is an important phyto-pathological problem of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum), a multiuse legume crop. Knowledge about the inheritance of genes controlling ...
  • Williams, Lauren Anne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    The laboratory rat, the domestic version of the wild Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus), is an important model organism in scientific research. Like other domestic mammals, laboratory rats have smaller brains than their wild ...
  • Rebutoc, Ruth Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    Human Resource (HR) Climate is emerging as a new explanation for how high performance work systems affect employee and organizational performance. HR Climate is the understanding employees share of the conduct and actions ...
  • Thapa, Rajat; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    Describing how animals make decisions is fundamental to understanding animal behaviour. Here we describe the transient yet significant influence of recent wins and losses on subsequent decisions in a competitive two-choice ...
  • Clarke, Kurtis; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Auxin based developmental processes rely on PINFORMED (PIN) proteins for the polarized export of auxin. The protein FORKED1 (FKD1) influences PIN1 polarity in provascular cells and the subsequent formation of closed loops ...
  • Balasingam, Nirujah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2017)
    hOLA1 is a purine nucleotide binding protein that belongs to the P-loop GTPase family. hOLA1 suppresses protein synthesis by limiting ternary complex formation thus promoting the integrated stress response (ISR). ISR ...
  • Anwer, Ehtisham; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2018)
    The study proposed and tested a theoretical framework incorporating the role of personal values, organizational values and values-congruency in the business purchase decisions. Using the Supply Chain Management Association ...
  • Ibitoye, Subomi; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business; (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of BusinessUniversity of Lethbridge, 2018)
    This study extends recent research on the conceptual relationships defined by the Integrative Model of Workplace Safety (Christian et al, 2009). It assesses the predictive relationship that exists between personality ...
  • Fida, Mashal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    The Morris water task (MWT) is a test of spatial learning and memory commonly used in research on spatial cognition. From this research it is clear that the hippocampus is necessary for accurate navigation and that sex ...
  • Qandeel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    I investigated a potential relationship between motor memory and acetylcholine activity during early sleep characterized by slow-wave electroencephalographic activity and reduced cholinergic tone. I tested the hypothesis ...
  • Leonard, Carrie Ann (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2018)
    This thesis presents a series of studies investigating two types of fallacious belief: gambling fallacies (GF) and paranormal beliefs (PB). The first study identifies the errors that constitute GF and critically evaluates ...
  • Read, Joshua; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    This thesis presents the faunal material from Fort Vermilion I (IaQf-1), a northern Alberta fur trade site. These data, totaling 49,967 faunal elements, were used to study dietary practices at the fort. Statistical values ...
  • Odeloye, Odedeji; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    Gambling poses a public health threat due to the harmful effects on individuals, family, and the community at large. Although most of the consequences experienced by problem gamblers are well documented, less is known about ...

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