Archived Abstracts

The 2020 Student Scholar Showcase was cancelled due to COVID-19 and the related university closure. The abstracts and schedule posted here represent the initial submission of student researchers who were not able to present their research.

These materials are archived here to recognize their hard work and accomplishments.

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2020
Wednesday, April 8th
8:30 AM

Youth Tackle Football: A Parent's Decision

Steven Smallshaw, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

From Mom’s Basement to Madison Square Garden: The History of Esports’ Economic Boom

Austin Fisher, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Procesamiento de input y dictogloss: El estudio de la adquisición del futuro en -ré en español

Nicole Freewalt, University of Lynchburg

Room 214, Schewel Hall

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

The Effects of a Self-Managed Exercise Program on Strength and Functional Capacity in Older Adults.

Michela Cholak, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Strength and Endurance Exercises Combined Effects on Cognitive Function in Older Adults.

Sarah Ridgeway, University of Lynchburg
Michela Cholak, University of Lynchburg
Caitlyn Harper, University of Lynchburg
Hannah Angelella, University of Lynchburg

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

There Are No Frozen Languages: the history and changes of Ladino

Holly Peterson, University of Lynchburg

Room 214, Schewel Hall

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Minima Natura: The Theories of the Atom and Matter in the Latin Writings of Lucretius, Alchemists, and Boerhaave

Russell Reynolds, University of Lynchburg

Room 214, Schewel Hall

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Effects of Aerobic Exercise Intensity Levels on Acute State Anxiety

Kathryn Vest, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

An Assessment of Indigenous Language Revitalization Prospects in the Southeast

Ashani Parker, University of Lynchburg

Room 214, Schewel Hall

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Effectiveness of Plyometric Drills on Peak, Average and End Anaerobic Power in Trained and Untrained Individuals

Erik Oehler, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Does peripheral lower body blood flow restriction training effect aerobic adaptations in sedentary or recreationally active adults?

Austin Bennett, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Paranormal Intimacy "Ghostbusting" in Relationships

Madison Piectrazak, University of Lynchburg

Room 214, Schewel Hall

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Determinants of University of Lynchburg Students’ Retention

Sara Mills, University of Lynchburg

Room 214, Schewel Hall

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

The Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Training on a Functional Fitness Test in Sedentary Adults

Caitlyn N. Harper, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

The Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Function in Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Disa Haugsdahl, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

The Effect of Different Recovery Positions on Immediate Post-Exercise Recovery

Lindsay Riley, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

The Acute Effects of Blood Flow Restriction During Exercise

Madison Rechenberg, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

12:00 PM

2020 Internship at Food for Thought

Alexa Tarallo, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

A Conclusive History and Critique of the Cadenza

Andrew Yi, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

A Historical and Economic Assessment of Fuel Subsidies

Evan Cobey, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Adhesive Suction Performance During Climbing in Stiphodon sp.

Sena Nomura, University of Lynchburg
Adam Rutherford, University of Lynchburg
Paul Gehl, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Alternative Therapies for Mind, Body and Soul Throughout India

Gabby Solomita, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

An Investigation into the Benefits of Non-Pharmacological Therapy Options for Patients Experiencing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Jessie Creekmore, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Anatomical Linkage Between Upper and Lower Jaws, and Timing in Feeding and Climbing Motion of a Hawaiian Waterfall-Climbing Goby, Sicyopterus Stimpsoni

Saylor Hardin, University of Lynchburg
Hannah Moore, University of Lynchburg
Sasha Terry, Unversity of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Athletic Trainers' Utilization of Injury Prevention Programs

Denequa Glover, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Beginning to Characterize the Role of Veillonella Atypica in the Human Microbiome and its Impact on Health

Ellen Druebbisch, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Biodegradation of Plastic Waste in Mealworms

Danielle Hook, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Blood Flow Restriction and Power Production in Overhead Throwing Athletes

Kinston Carson, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Body and Fin Morphology in Yellow Perch, Perca Flavescens: Functional Implication of Sexual Dimorphism

Hannah Sutphin, University of Lynchburg
Takashi Maie Dr., University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Certified Athletic Trainers’ Utilization of Psychological Interventions

Allyson Owenby, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Chronic Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

Caitlyn O'Sullivan, University of Lynchburg
Tristen Lucy-Speidel, University of Lynchburg

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

College Lake: Incorporating K-12 Environmental Education

Hannah Orndorff, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Constructing Plasmids for Inducible Expression aCd Purification of Colorful Recombinant Chromoproteins in Escherichia Coli

Janaya Mott, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Determining the Optimal Experimental Conditions for RAW 264.7 Cells

Elizabeth Roti, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Differential Bone Formation of the Vertebrae: Linkage Between Morphology and Calcium Content

Alex Rebman, University of Lynchburg
Zara Collison, University of Lynchburg
Dani Hook, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Effects of Hard Sell Vs Soft Sell Advertisements on Intention to Purchase

Kari Furrow, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Emergency Medical Technicians' Beliefs and Knowledge on Impact Related Concussions and Athletic Trainers' Duties

Stephanie Keator, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Endoscopic Evaluation of Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders

Blakley Sproles, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Establishing a Model to Investigate Mechanisms of Miltefosine on Naegleria Pathogenesis

Jaquelyn Wilson, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Experience Shadowing Middle School Nurse

Madalyn Amos, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Functional Morphology and Muscle Physiology of Stiphodon gobies

Paul Gehl, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Importance of Use of High-Performance Work System and Effectiveness of Employee’s Role on Organizational Performance

Jyoti Aggarwal, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Internship at Centra

Samantha Jones, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Internship at Centra Health

Hannah Todd, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Internship Experience at the Lynchburg Police Department

Hannah Moore, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Internship with Agilent Technologies

LaDell Bush, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lynchburg College Swimming Team 1950-1973

Abigail Arthur, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Mangrove Reforestation and In-Water Sea Turtle Monitoring at the Osa Project of LAST in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica

Nicole Freewalt, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Musculoskeletal Anatomy of the Pelvic Sucker in Waterfall-Climbing Gobies

Ivypel Amankwa-Asare, University of Lynchburg
Damaris Dalai Martinez, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Music and Exercise on Brain with Dementia

Claudio Otero III, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Nicotinic Effects on Memory Consolidation Post Contextual Fear Conditioning of Adult Danio Rerio

Brianna Fann, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Nuclear Reactor Engineering: A look at the Cubical, Cylindrical, and Spherical Reactor

Mitchell M. Jancse, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Once A Lake Now A Stream

Josh Desper, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

One Little, Two Little, Three Little Aphids: Tests to Confirm the Accuracy of Estimating Aphid Density in the Field

Stanley Cooper, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Review

Emily N. Herbert, University of Lynchburg
Kaitlan Y. Melton, University of Lynchburg
Summer E. Richardson, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Our Local Dam

Cortez Yannie, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Schooling Affinity of Male Mosquitofish

Wrenn Pallas, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Schubert, Songs, and the Development of the Lied

Alison Horton, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Showcasing College Lake: A Special Collection on Digital Commons

Grace Rogansky, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The Development of the Trumpet and its Importance in Western Music

Jacob Rose, University of Lynchburg

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The Effect of Caffeine on Memory Consolidation and Fear Conditioning In Zebrafish

Daniella Ibru, University of Lynchburg
Keith Corodimas, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The Historical & Future Aesthetics of Blackwater Creek Watershed

Caitlyn Roderick, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The Need for Change in Emergency Medical Approach When Caring for Individuals with Autism

Hannah Watkins, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

University Concatenation with Lynchburg's Trail System

Ashley Odden, University of Lynchburg
Alonzo Chester Jr, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

WetBulb Globe Temperature and GPS Workload in Female Soccer Athletes

Alexis Austin, University of Lynchburg
Sean M. Collins, University of Lynchburg
Tom Bowman, University of Lynchburg
Robert Huggins, University of Connecticut
Brittany Smith, University of Lynchburg

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

A Universal Human Right, or a Luxury for the Rich?: A Comparative Analysis of the American and Argentine Healthcare Systems and Insight Into the Possibility of Socialistic Healthcare in America.

Shannon McGovern, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Efficacy of a Motivational Video on Heart Rate, RPE, and Total Work Performed During Stationary Cycling

Hannah Angelella, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Does Peripheral Lower Body Blood Flow Restriction Training Effect Anaerobic Threshold or Onset of Blood Lactate Accumulation in Sedentary or Recreationally Active Adults?

Kaitlyn King, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:45 PM

Atrial Fibrillation

Alex Lower, University of Lynchburg
Madison Blackwell, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Creating Moods with Modes

Malik Nowlin, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:30 PM

Bronislaw Huberman: Music Against the Nazi Regime

Aili E. Barricklow, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Antiquity to 21st Century: A History on the Development and Usage of the Modern Cello

Oliver Ponce-Hernandez, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Depicting Alchemy: The Ability of Art to Illustrate Transformation

Destiny M. Barkyoumb, University of Lynchburg

Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM