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(University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 2009-12)
Defect analysis and data collection software for an iron foundry
Torrance Casting is an iron foundry located in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The foundry produces castings by melting raw materials into molten iron, which are then poured into molds created from compressed sand. While creating ...
Effect of trunk endurance training on low back endurance & injury in collegiate gymnasts
Collegiate level gymnastics creates extreme amounts of load and stress on the trunk musculature of athletes. Therefore, low back injuries are prevalent during practice competition hours. This clinical investigation aimed ...
Households and social status in the deserted village at Slievemore, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
The village at Slievemore was abandoned shortly after the Irish potato famine. The stone structures remain visible on the landscape and have been surveyed several times, both archaeologically and architecturally. Even with ...
Prevalence of the components of the female athlete triad in college aged females
The purpose of this study was to observe if any component or combination of components of the Female Athlete Triad existed in active college aged females. Thirtyfive college aged females who were moderately active and not ...
Egyptian brewing : the production of beer based on archaeological evidence
Production of beer in ancient Egypt was an important daily activity. Beer was an essential part of the nutrition of the ancient Egyptian as well as important in religious life. Beer production dates back to at least the ...
Energy cost and relative intensity of the kettlebell workout
This study was designed to evaluate the exercise intensity and energy expenditure of a typical kettlebell workout. Ten subjects (8 males, 2 females) completed treadmill VO2 max test to determine their aerobic capacity. ...
Risk management practices in high school athletic departments
The purpose of this study was to determine risk management practices of high school athletic directors. A 30-question survey was sent to 463 athletic directors in Minnesota. A total of 116 athletic directors responded ...
Hot rock boiling with granite, sandstone, and siltstone from Sawyer County, Wisconsin
Indigenous people used heated rock to cook food in earth ovens by dropping hot rocks into containers and by using hot rock as a griddle. These cooking methods were likely widespread in prehistoric societies throughout the ...
Analysis of fish remains from the Krause Site (47LC41) in La Crosse County, WI
During the 2000 excavations at the Krause site (47LC41) in Onalaska, WI, archaeologists from the University of Wisconsin--La Crosse and the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center (MVAC) uncovered an earth oven feature. ...