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  • Schleppe, Jason L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2002)
    The population dynamics and life histories of two larval parasites of fathead minnows were investigated, together with their effects on host reproduction in natural populations. In two lakes in northern Alberta, Canada, ...
  • Akowuah, Solomon; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2015)
    Obesity is becoming an increasing cause of concern worldwide. This thesis examines the determinants and prevalence of obesity, and evaluates the potential health-related cost savings associated with the implementation and ...
  • Agyemang, Eric (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2014)
    This study examines and compares the implications of economic growth on poverty and income inequality among 76 countries across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), South and East Asia (SEA), Latin American countries (LAC) and the ...
  • Yeboah, Richard; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science. (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2016)
    This study analyzes the economic growth differentials among developing countries across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), South and East Asia (SEA) and High Performing Asian Economies (HPAEs), ...
  • Dery, Cosmas B.D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science. (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2016)
    The concurrent high level of economic openness and external debt in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has ignited questions on whether the debt problem in SSA is an openness problem. This thesis examines the relationship between ...
  • Hawkins, Laurie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    Within the span of less than a decade, Russian teachers have lived through the collapse of the Soviet Union, the end of Communist rule, the emergence of a free market economy and levels of inflation which have pushed much ...
  • Kimmel, Allan R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
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  • Verhagen, John Joseph; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1996Education, 1996)
    Outdoor adventure education is a popular tool for building individual self-esteem. Many programs such as Outward Bound attempt to enhance self concept, however the literature is inconclusive as to the individual effects ...
  • Sessford, Karus David (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology, 2011)
    The effect of anxiety on motor learning during a balance relevant task was investigated. Twenty participants (mean age 22.0 ± 2.7 years) were randomly divided into groups that completed the task whilst standing directly ...
  • Franz, Simone; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Livestock grazing in riparian habitats alters the vegetation structure, which has a detrimental effect on wildlife. This study examined the effect of cattle grazing in riparian habitats on winter bird biodiversity, small ...
  • Xie, Jeanne Yan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    This study sought to determine whether the DG, CA3, and CA1 regions contain uniformly excitable populations and test the hypothesis that rapid addition of new, more excitable, granule cells in prepubescence results in a ...
  • Paterson, Lyn J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2000Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2000)
    Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is produced in the rumen by isomerization of linoleic acid and has been shown to be anticarcinogenic. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of feeding dietary CLA to ...
  • Purvis, Carillon Ruth Cameron; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1987Education, 1987)
    Although the movement of women into the Canadian labor force has been increasingly steady over the past three decades, the number of women occupying positions of power, prestige and leadership within their fields remains ...
  • Schmitt, Robin D; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2000Education, 2000)
    This study examined the effect of homework on student commitment, growth and performance over a period of six weeks. The sample included 22 Grade Eight students taking Math every day for 51 minutes. During the first half ...
  • Harvey, Tanya C. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2012Education, 2012)
    Although many early childhood classrooms use music as a part of the daily routine, there is limited research on the effect of music on young children with speech and language delays. This research is a case study of the ...
  • Filkowski, Jody; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2004)
    Resistance (R) genes, a key factor in determining the resistance of plants, have been shown often to be highly allelic entities existing in duplicated regions of the genome. This characteristic suggests that R-gene acquisition ...
  • Himmler, Brett T.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    The influence of play behavior on the brain was investigated through plasticity and metaplasticity methodology. Regions in both cortical and sub-cortical areas were investigated. Animals in both studies either experienced ...
  • Raza, Sarah (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2015)
    Autism is a behaviorally defined neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by qualitative impairments in social interaction, communication, and aberrant repetitive behaviors. Behavioral phenotyping in laboratory animals ...
  • Donkers, Janice; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2015)
    The primary purpose of the current study was to determine whether values for psychological collectivism could predict enjoyment and intentions to return in individual youth sport athletes. In addition, structural interdependence ...
  • Jarvie, Deborah L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Management, 2002)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of Responsibility Centre Budgeting/Responsibility Centre Management (RCB/RCM) on the role of academic deans in a public university. A model was developed in the study, ...

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