All theses, dissertations, capstones, and applied clinical projects from graduate students at Nova Southeastern University.

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Theses/Dissertations from 1999

Dissertation: An Architecture Design for a Customized GUI to Support Personal Preference, Patricia A. White

Dissertation: Building an Asian Cultural Graphical User Interface (GUI) for Efficient and Advanced Computing, Ying-Lu Yen

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Dissertation: The Role of the Einstein Library of Nova Southeastern University in Meeting the Needs of Distance Education Students, Anne K. Abate

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Interrater Reliability of McKenzie's Classifications of the Derangement Types Present in Patients with Low Back Pain, Tom Adams

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationship of Ankle Plantar Flexor Strength and Step/Stride Length in the Elderly Population, Timothy Ahlip

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Amount of Patient Education in Home Health Care, Mimi Albea

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Barium and Carbon and Oxygen Isotope Chronologies from Two Southeast Florida Coral Species- Environmental Implications, Daniel Anderegg

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Electromyographic Analysis of the Vastus Medialis/Vastus Lateralis Muscles Utilizing the Unloaded Narrow and Wide Stance Squats, Ricky Anderson

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Physical Therapists' Perceptions of Continuous Passive Motion in Total Knee Arthroplasty, John Charles Arena

Dissertation: Contributions to Supervised Learning of Real-Valued Functions Using Neural Networks, Victor David Sanchez Aylas

Dissertation: A Low-Cost, Decentralized Distributed Computing Architecture for an Autonomous User Environment, James W. Barker

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Balance Assessments after Tai Chi Training of People over 60 Years of Age, David Vincent Barr III

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Comparison of Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Definitive Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain, Adi Benitah

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Personality Types of Board Certified Pediatric Physical Therapists, Susan BenJoseph

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effects of a Short Leg Metal Brace with Bilateral Metal Uprights on a Patient with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Marisela Bertot

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Opinions of Physical Therapists Concerning Burn Care Education, Michele Rogers Bower

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Comparison of Tasks Performed by College Graduate and Equivalency Trained Physical Therapist Assistants Employed in California, Kirk Bradley

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Factors Influencing Physical Therapy Students' Decisions to Work with the Geriatric Population, Allison L. Brescia

Dissertation: System Requirements for a New Management Control Expert System Generalized Inference Engine Interfacing With a Client/Server Notification System, Abby H. Brown

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Delegation and Supervision of Physical Therapy Aides, Ann C. Brown

Dissertation: Proposition of the Temporal Variation Data model and Evaluation of an Implementation, Mark A. Brown

Dissertation: Technological Literacy Assessment in Secondary Schools Through Portfolio Development, Joyce Bethea Bryan

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Difference in Knowledge Between Nova Southeastern University Osteopathic Medical and Physical Therapy Students Regarding Their Own and Each Other's Professions, Lori Burdick

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Dissertation: Variability in Copepod Hatching Success: Observations on Natural Populations and Experiments on the Role of Maternal Diet, Carol A. Burkart

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Investigating Feet Positions of the Clinical Test of Sensory Interaction and Balance, Amy Buxton

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Faculties' Perceptions of the FPTA and Do They Encourage Student Membership, Joe Caroccio

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Posterior Loading Effects on the Lumbar Spine, Charan Tony Chadha

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Use of Self-Assessment in the Physical Therapy Profession as a Method for Evaluating Professional Growth, John Robert Chadwick

Dissertation: The Effect of Alternate Forms of Feedback on Student Achievement and Motivation, Phyllis Chasser

Dissertation: Successful Web Design Factors in Commercial Web Sites: A Case Study, Ming-Che Chen

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Characteristics and Tools Used by Physical Therapists for the Assessment of Pressure Ulcers, Cara Chickanosky

Dissertation: A Model for Applying Total Quality Management in Computer Information Systems Management, Jeanetta R. Chrystie

Dissertation: A Complexity Comparison of Ada 95 and C++, Francis R. Cirillo

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effects of a Therapeutic Body Alignment Class on Professional Ballet Dancers, Craig Cohen

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Physical Therapists' Application of Functional Balance Tests on Patients Who Have Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury, Scott N. Colling

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effects of Specific Ballet Dance Exercises on the Balance Abilities of Healthy Older Adults, Karen Consolo

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationship Between Work-Related Low Back Pain and Contributing Job Factors Among Physical Therapists, Lynn Cousineau

Dissertation: Design and Implementation: A Custom Interactive Multimedia CBT for the Blood-Cell Analysis Industry, Vernon L. Czelusniak

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Ideal Pediatric Physical Therapist as Perceived by Parents of Children with Disabilities, Shea Adair Dalrymple

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationship Between Sit and Reach Test Scores and Low Back Pain Among Amateur Soccer Players, Daniele B. D'Ambrosio

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Time Utilization by Physical Therapists During Patient Treatment Sessions, Monica De Vega

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Thesis: Effects of Managed Care on the Professional Autonomy of Board Certified Physical Therapy Specialist's Practice, Cami Diezel

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Muscle Imbalance in the Lower Leg and Lateral Ankle Instability in Adolescents, Jonathan Di Gregorio

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Role of Exercise in Injury Prevention for Junior Tennis Players, Danielle Dilloff

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effect of Wearing a Weight-Belt on EMG Activation of Specific Muscles During a Dead Lift Exercise, Marc B. Domb

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Family Involvement in Physical Therapy for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Sandra R. Dupree

Dissertation: Computer-Supported, Time and Place Independent Distance Education for Adult Learners: A Demonstration Project in Teaching Financial Accounting Via the Internet, Timothy J. Ellis

Dissertation: An Analysis of Usability Issues of The World Wide Web(WWW), Eileen Suleima Ennis

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Components Contributing to Job Satisfaction in Various Physical Therapy Settings, Rachel Feingold

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Employers' Preferences in Hiring Certified Athletic Trainers or Physical Therapists in Team Sports Settings, Alison Ferrara

Dissertation: A Performance Analysis tool for Unix Massively Parallel Computers, Andres A. Folleco

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: New Perspectives in Managing Work Injuries and Their Implications for On-Site Physical Therapy, Craig Goldberg

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Physical Therapy Students' Perceptions of the Value of the Pre-Admission Physical Therapy Experience, Randee Goldstein

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Patient Satisfaction and Its Influence on Home Program Compliance in Physical Therapy, Erine Grove

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationship of Physical Therapists' Reflective Practitioner Skill Characteristics, Mary Gunn

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Opinions of Clinical Instructors on Essential Functions, Sandra C. Halphen

Dissertation: A Study to Define Current Practices, Attitudes and Values in the Software Development Community, William M. Hartman

Dissertation: The Effect of Multimedia Training on Student Pilots Encountering Emergency Situations, Joy A. Hatch

Dissertation: The Use of Electronic Meeting System Technology to Aid in Software Requirements Engineering, David M. Heath

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationships Between Skeletal Architecture and Density Banding in the Reef Coral Diploria strigosa From X-Radiography, X-Ray Computed Tomography and Image Analysis Techniques, Kevin P. Helmle

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Dissertation: Experiments to Maximize Growth in Captive Florida Pompano (Trachinotus carolinus), Brian J. Hicks

Dissertation: Development and Production of the Electronic "Virtual" Pharmaceutical Dossier, Arthur E. Hilscher

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Physical Therapist vs. PT/ATC Delegation of Duties to Athletic Trainers in the Orthopaedic Setting, Daniel Keith Hoctor

Dissertation: A New Method to Update Flash Memory: In-System Programming Algorithms for the Personal Communicator, Daniel M. Hsieh

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Quality of Life Perspectives from Elderly Patients and the Therapists that Treat Them, Rosemary Hughes

Dissertation: The Dynamics of Complex Surfaces in n-Dimensions Using Computer Graphics, Walter Sir Anthony Johnson Jr.

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Incidence of Low Back Pain and Irregular Menstrual Cycles in Female Distance Runners, Kimberly L. Kennedy

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Business and Industry Perceptions of the Physical Therapist's Role in Preventing and Treating Work-Related Injuries, Karen D. King

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Recognizing Depressive Signs and Symptoms in the Elderly by Physical Therapists, Caroline J. Kisslan

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Interrater Reliability of the Tape Measurement Method in the Assessment of Leg Length Discrepancy, Dyaeli Kunkel

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Thesis: The Occurrence of PCBs and Chlorinated Pesticide Contaminants in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in a Resident Community: Comparison with Age, Gender and Birth Order, Kathleen M. Kuss

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Chronic Pain - Orthopedic Certified Specialists' Knowledge and Attitudes, Nicole M. Laporte

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Dissertation: The Auditory Display in Interactive Courseware: Moving Human Factors into Computer Education, David T. Lauret

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effects of Managed Care on Privately Owned Physical Therapy Practices, Howard Layne

Dissertation: An Investigation of Critical Success Factors and Procedures for Implementing Effective Information Systems Security Programs, Rey LeClerc

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Curriculum Content in Physical Therapy Programs as Related to the Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant, Flavio O. Leite

Dissertation: A National Approach to Touch Keyboarding Instruction on Computers in Primary Schools in Belize, Gilda Lewis

Dissertation: The Future of Newspapers A Study of the World Wide Web And Its Relationship to electronic Publishing of Newspaper, Edward C. Lindoo

Dissertation: A Load Balancing Data Allocation for Parallel Query Processing, Wen-Ya Lin

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Idiopathic Senile Gait: Are They Fast Enough to Cross the Street?, Omar H. Llaguna

Dissertation: Supplementing Textbook Reading and Writing Exercises in the Typical Spanish III Jesuit High School Language Classroom with Email Conferences, Nicholas D. Lombardi S.J.

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effect of Experience on Physical Therapists' Ability to Identify a Lumbar Spinous Process, Suzanne S. Lowe

Dissertation: A Conceptual Framework, Implementation Plan, and Visual Guide for the Interactive Multimedia Courseware Development Process, Kenneth G. MacLeod

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Factors that Influence Minority Students to Choose Physical Therapy as a Profession, Michelle M. Madison

Dissertation: Internet Retrieval and Dissemination of Engineering Documentation: Prelude to The World Wide Web Technological Mall, Phillip R. Marcus

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Age Difference and Their Effect on Deciding a Career in Physical Therapy, Danielle Marie

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: A Comparison of Shoulder Joint Proprioception in Geriatric and Young Adults, Daniel W. Mayhan

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effects of Postural Taping on the Electromyographic Activity of the Upper Trapezius Muscle in a Patient with Cervical Postural Syndrome, Lynn A. McCowen

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationship Between Isokinetic Strength and Functional Performance in Healthy Adults, Sean M. McCue

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Effects of Various Salinities on the Growth, Reproduction, and Pathology of Blue Tilapia (Oreochromis aureus), David Z. McMahon

Dissertation: Distributed Multimedia Information and Training Systems: Development of a Design Model for Interactive Training Using the World Wide Web as a Delivery System, David S. Metcalf II

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Learning Styles of Nova Southeastern University Second Year Physical Therapy Students, Francine Mignano

Dissertation: An Analysis of Successful and Unsuccessful Implementation of Telecommuting by an Organization Through Identification of Critical Success Factors, Ted Mikell

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Degree of Burnout in Physical Therapists Working with Geriatric Patients, Gary Miller

Dissertation: Revitalizing the Midcareer Computing Technical Professional, Sarah J. Mitchell

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Functional Reach: Predictive Validity in a Sample of Elderly Women over a Three Month Period, Denise A. Monert

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Dissertation: Effect of Electronic Portfolio Assessments On The Motivation And Computer Interest of Fourth And Fifth Grade Students In A Massachusetts Suburban School, Paul V. Montesino

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Dissertation: A Simplified Faceted Approach To Information Retrieval for Reusable Software Classification, Victor Allen Nguyen

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Role of Physical Therapists in the Education of Sitting Posture in Patients with Low Back Pain, Kay Niedermeier

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Physical Therapists' Early Initiation of Patient Education in Acute Low Back Pain Patients, Karen Noiman