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    • Influences on Cookware Choices of Young Adults 

      Hammar, Molly; Hannon, Rebecca; Rogers, Rachel; Collins, Nina; Randall, Kevin (Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences, 2007)
      This study employed a focus group of thirteen mid-western university students ages 20-25 to test the hypothesis that after observing a demonstration using high-end stainless steel cookware, college student participants ...
    • Measuring Awareness of the Impacts of Change in the Public Health Workforce: A Precursory Step in Promoting a Shared Vision Via Cross-Sectoral Collaboration 

      Robins, Anthony G.; Ratnapradipa, Dhititnut; Bliss, Kadi R. (Southern Illinois University (Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development), 2010)
      Public health is currently undergoing significant changes and becoming increasingly dependent on one another to achieve their missions. The restructuring is forcing public health stakeholders to reexamine their present and ...
    • Microbial Growth in Ground Beef During Different Methods of Thawing. 

      Zahid, Saba; Fleming, Theodore; Randall, G. Kevin (Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences, 2010)
      Consumer safety has now become a pressing issue with recent illnesses and food recalls due to elevated microbiological contamination of a variety of different foods. Although there are many different steps in the ...
    • Military Veteran Residential Location and Risk for Lyme Disease 

      McDaniel, Justin T.; Middleton, Wendi K.; Albright, David A.; Thomas, Kate H.; Fletcher, Kari; Black, Eric; Ratnapradipa, Dhititnut (Virginia Tech Publishing (Journal of Veterans Studies), 2018)
      Some research has shown that Lyme disease cases among U.S. military veterans have increased since the early 2000s. The purpose of the present study was to determine whether high concentrations of military veterans live in ...
    • Missing Voices and Aging in Prison: Religiosity’s Influence on Positive Aging through Forgiveness 

      Randall, G. Kevin; Bishop, Alex J. (OBM Geriatrics, 2018-11-07)
      Background: This study investigated the influence of positive psychological predictors, religiosity and forgiveness, on subjective and objective successful aging outcomes among incarcerated males. Methods: Male prison ...
    • Personal Emergency Response Services: Do the Benefits Justify the Cost in Seniors Housing and Care Properties? 

      Roush, Robert E.; Teasdale, Thomas A. (National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, Inc. (Seniors Housing & Care Journal), 2011)
      Telephone-activated personal emergency response services (PERS) were developed 30 years ago so persons experiencing adverse events could summon assistance. Little evidence exists, however, associating PERS use with improved ...
    • A Preventative System Monitoring Residents' Behavior for Health Services 

      Roush, Robert E. (International Society for Gerontechnology (Gerontechnology Journal), 2009)
    • Promoting Student Learning About Premarital Predictors of Later Marital Success Through Formal Writing 

      Randall, G. Kevin (Family Science Review, 2021)
      This paper focuses on a revision of a semester-long formal writing assignment based on the first family life education content area (see NCFR), Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts, particularly courtship and ...
    • Service Learning and Civic Responsibility: Assessing Aggregate and Individual Level Change 

      Brandes, Kendra; Randall, G. Kevin (International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2011)
      This study sought to expand the extant literature regarding the effectiveness of a higher education service-learning project designed to increase students’ civic and socially responsive knowledge and intentions. A class ...
    • Sharing My Journey With My Students: Applied Assignments That First Changed MY Relationships 

      Randall, G. Kevin (Family Science Review, 2012)
      Parker Palmer (1998) said it well: “We did not merely find a subject to teach - the subject also found us” (p. 25). In this brief article, I want to share with others what my subject has taught my students and me. Over the ...
    • Successful Aging: A Psychosocial Resources Model for Very Old Adults 

      Randall, G. Kevin; Martin, Peter; Johnson, Mary Ann; Poon, Leonard W. (Journal of Aging Research, 2012-05)
      Objectives. Using data from the first two phases of the Georgia Centenarian Study, we proposed a latent factor structure for the Duke OARS domains: Economic Resources, Mental Health, Activities of Daily Living, Physical ...
    • The Mediating Role of Credit Card Misuse on Collegiate Compulsive Buying: A Replication Study. 

      Dublin, Cynthia; Choi, Chang-Ok; Randall, G. Kevin (Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences, 2013)
      The average age at onset of compulsive buying is 18-24 years. This study replicates Palan, Morrow, Trapp, and Blackburn (2011) who investigated credit card misuse as a mediator between self-esteem, power prestige, and risk ...
    • Understanding Centenarians’ Psychosocial Dynamics and Their Contributions to Health and Quality of Life 

      Poon, Leonard W.; Martin, Peter; Bishop, Alex; Cho, Jinmyoung; da Rosa, Grace; Deshpande, Neha; Hensley, Robert; MacDonald, Maurice; Margrett, Jennifer; Randall, G. Kevin; Woodard, John L.; Miller, L. Stephen (Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2010-06)
      While it is understood that longevity and health are influenced by complex interactions among biological, psychological, and sociological factors, there is a general lack of understanding on how psychosocial factors impact ...
    • What’s Love Got to Do With It? 

      Randall, G. Kevin (Family Science Review, 2014)
      Looking back over the last 20 years of co-learning with my students in the university classroom, I see some things have radically changed while others have stayed fairly constant – both for them and for me. There is no ...
    • Zika Virus and the Risk for Renter Households 

      Scarbrough, Amanda; Rathnasekara, Heranga; Holt, Melinda; Hill, Jack; Kafle, Ram (MDPI (Infectious Diseade Epidemiology), 2018)
      Recent research on family income indicates that a lack of economic stability can affect healthy housing. Those with limited resources experience higher rates of inadequate and unstable housing many times forcing them to ...