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Food, Floors, and Fallen Prophets

November 19, 2020 11:21 PM
Brinnan Schill, Brigham Young University

The Worth of an MLB All-Star: Are MLB All-Star Players the Key to Wins, the Playoffs, and the World Series?

November 19, 2020 11:19 AM
Cassidy Mickelson, Southern Utah University All-Stars are given the title of being the best a team has to offer but are they helping their teams get more wins, make it to the playoffs and win the World Series? Players are more likely to make the MLB all-star team in the first years of their career, thus a team should identify and purchase these players if it is found that these players could help a team be successful. It is also in the team’s best interest to know how many players they should purchase with an “all-star” status. This study found that while holding home game attendance, salary, earned run average (ERA) and fielding percentage constant, a team should try to have 8-9 all-stars on their team to increase wins and probability of making the playoffs, while 6-7 all-stars will help a team to win the World Series.

Does Game Attendance Effect Winning Percentage?

November 19, 2020 11:16 AM
Taylor Leavitt, Southern Utah University College sporting events are a huge ordeal at most universities across the nation. Students, faculty and community members begin tailgating hours before a football game every Saturday during the season. As soon as football has ended, basketball becomes a main focus and then spring sports take over. This study examines the effects attendance at sporting events has on winning percentages at home games while also considering the opposite, the effect winning percentages have on attendance. The model examines football, men’s and women’s basketball, and gymnastics events at Southern Utah University. The different variables being measured/controlled for on winning percentage include attendance at games, pre-season versus regular season games, special event games such as rivalry or homecoming games, and day of the week. The results of the study indicate higher attendance at Southern Utah University games result in a higher winning percentage. The results also show for men’s and women’s basketball that having a week day game increases attendance at games compared to a weekend game. If a team already has a high winning percentage, games are likely to have higher attendance and therefore help the team to continue to win games. ** The result indicated in the above abstract are only hypothesized results and not actual at this point. **

Student Hunger

November 18, 2020 09:04 PM
Sidney Cushing, University of Utah

The Collaborative Process: How law enforcement agencies and universities research together

November 18, 2020 09:02 PM
Steiner Houston, Weber State University

The Nuance of 'Thou': A Multi-Genre Analysis of Shakespeare's Second-Person Pronouns

November 18, 2020 07:02 PM
Braxton Thornley, Dixie State University

The Quiet Breaking Us Down

November 17, 2020 01:59 PM
Morgan Sanford, Utah State University

The Use and Ownership of the Toothbrush in San Martín Jilotepeque, Guatemala

October 29, 2020 02:56 PM
Mackynzie Parry, Utah Valley University

Exploring Properties of Cayley Graphs of Z with Infinite Generating Sets

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Daniel Gulbrandsen, Utah Valley University Mathematical Sciences

Modulation of adhesion molecules in brain endothelial cell lines by Plasmodium berghei ANKA

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Stephen Tahan, Westminster College Life Sciences

Rape Myths: Would you intervene?

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Naomi Buys, Dixie State University Social and Behavioral Sciences

Effects of Intimate Partner Relationships on PTSD Symptoms and Depression in Pararescuemen.

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Gry Wheaton, AnnaBelle Bryan, James Stephenson, and Chad Morrow, University of Utah Social and Behavioral Sciences

Coaching Behavior Effects on Athlete Affect during Competition

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Shawn King, Dixie State University Social and Behavioral Sciences

Molecular Subtyping of Colorectal Cancer using High-Frequency Ultrasound

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Alexis Holman, Utah Valley University Health

Contextual and Relational Approaches to Experiential Therapies

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Benjamin Hardy, Brigham Young University Social and Behavioral Sciences

A Study of Bonneville Cutthroat Population and Habitat for Potential Transplant

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Jens Swensen, Southern Utah University Physical Sciences

Facile Preparation of First-Row Transition Metal Chalcogenides as Hydrogen Evolution Catalysts in Water

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Lia Bogoev, Utah State University Physical Sciences

Residues and Independence Numbers of Graphs

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Grant Molnar, Brigham Young University Mathematical Sciences One important attribute of a network of points, or graph, is its independence number: the maximum size of a set of points (vertices) in which no two vertices are joined by an edge. The degree sequence of a graph is a list recording the number of edges that meet at each vertex. The residue of a graph is a number computed by an algorithm that reduces the degree sequence to a string of zeroes. Calculating the independence number of large graphs in general is believed to be computationally hard. However, the residue can be calculated much more easily and is a lower bound for the independence number. In many cases res(G)=ind(G), and it is an open question when equality holds.

Effects of distractor familiarity on working memory for time

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
J Daniel Obray, Utah State University Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Impact of Common Ground Outdoor Adventures on Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Jessica Swain, Utah State University Social and Behavioral Sciences

Families’ Financial Investment in Organized Youth Sport

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Michael King, Utah State University Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Influence of Locus of Control on Behavioral Manifestations of Cognitive Contol

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Kaylie Carbine, Brigham Young University Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Impact of Evidence-Based Parent Education in Organized Youth Sport: A Pilot Study

January 01, 2014 12:00 AM
Michael King, Utah State University Social and Behavioral Sciences