Table of Contents

UW-La Crosse JUR, Volume VII (2004)

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College of Business Administration (CBA)


Fleege & Adrian [Burrowes]–The Implementation of Corporate Ethics: A Comparative Study between Motorola and Ericsson


Sutton [Wolf & Hoar (Mathematics)]–Volatility of Eurodollar Futures and its Impact on Hedging


Mondloh [Betton]–Examining A Proposed Link Between Germany’s Stance On The War In Iraq And The Business Concept Of Codetermination Using Concept Mapping


Michel [Brokaw]–The Integration of West Africa

Nguyen [Brokaw]–Analysis of the Luxury Goods & Apparel and Footwear Industries

College of Education, Exercise Science, Health, and Recreation (CEESHR)

Exercise and Sport Science

Bazett-Jones [McBride & McGuigan]–Neither Stretching nor Postactivation Potentiation Affect Maximal Force and Rate of Force Production during Seven One-Minute Trials

Braucher [Foster, et al]–Effect of Post-Prandial Exercise Duration on Glucose and Insulin Responses to Feeding

Donovan [McGuigan]–Characteristics of Myosin Heavy Chain and Titin in Strength and Endurance Athletes

Eagan [McGuigan]–A Cross-Sectional Comparison of Different Resistance Training Techniques in the Squat Exercise

Kane [McGuigan]–Alteration of Immune Function and Muscular Power in College Student-Athletes and College Students

Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation

Lenn & Kelly [Murray]–Designing and Evaluating A Read-Aloud Program for Hospitalized Children As Recreation Participation: A Bibliotherapy Approach

Olson, L [Ardovino]–An Exploration of Therapeutic Recreation in Adult Federal Medical Centers and Wisconsin Correctional Facilities

College of Liberal Studies (CLS)

Communication Studies

Francoeur [Knox]–Brand Image and Walt Disney: A Qualitative Analysis of “Magical Gatherings”


GrawOzburn [Vandenberg-Daves]–The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: Pioneers in Their Own Right

Stewart, Xiong & Xiong [Hollenback]–Hmong in Laos: Urbanization and Adaptation

Modern Languages

Xiong [Rusterholz]–Hmong in France: Assimilation and Adaptation


Durski [Maly, Miller & Lan (English)]–Phenomenology: Cook Ding’s Ming and Merleau-Ponty’s Chiasm

Halverson, C [Kraemer & Freeman (U Honors)]–Moral Responsibility Without Contingency

Political Science and Public Administration

Johnson [Lindaman]–Alternatives to Incarceration in the State of Wisconsin


Budisch [Taylor]–Correlates of College Students’ Attitudes Toward Disabilities

Halverson, G [Taylor]–Impact of Accessibility, Perception of Harm, and Peer Use on the Use of Marijuana and Alcohol by Rural- Dwelling African-American Adolescents

Hill [Wison & Sullivan]–The Relationship between Attitudes about Abortion and Cognitive Complexity

Nicksic & Ducharme [Morgan]–Gender Differences in the Relationship of Downward Social Comparison to Self-esteem

O'Connor [Van Voorhis]–Working Memory Capacity Predicts Strategic, but not Automatic, Semantic Priming

Stanke [Taylor]–Religiosity, Locus of Control, and Superstitious Belief

Wittrock [Oyster]–The Gender Discrepancy in Reported Number of Sexual Partners: Effects of Anonymity

Wood [Wilson]–Effects of a Media Intervention Program on Body Image and Eating Attitudes Among Children


Arel [Miller]–Gender Differences in Computer Related Majors at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse

Hein [McAndrews]–Comparative Study of Formative Period Basalt Artifacts in the Bolivian Highlands

Otto [McAndrews]–An Analysis of Norwegian-American Mortuary Art in Vernon County, Wisconsin

Schroeder [Miller]–Changing Social Attitudes in the United States: Increasing Acceptance of Homosexuals

College of Science and Allied Health (CSAH)

Computer Science

Allen [Hunt]–A Hillclimbing Approach to Image Mosaics

Becker [Hunt]–ArcImage: A Computer System for Generating Archaeological Floor Plans and Profile Walls

Geography and Earth Science

Manke [Berlin]–A Satellite-Based Assessment of the 2001 La Crosse Flood

Schoen [Berlin]–Deforestation of Tropical Rainforests Near Palembang, Indonesia

Stueven [Berlin]–A Study of Land Cover and Thermal Changes at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii


Bazett-Jones & Wigdahl [Fridley]–UW-La Crosse Students Knowledge of Undergraduate Research Opportunities


Kathamegos [Schwan]–The Role of Escherichia coli Flagella in Urinary Tract Infections


Noffke [Jackson]–Frequency Measurement of FIR Laser Emissions From Optically Pumped CH3OD

Olson, J [Sudhakaran & Jackson]–Far-Infrared Laser Stark Spectroscopy of 1,1 Difluoroethylene