William B. Karper

1977-78 New York University, Associate Research Scientist/Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical Education and Sport 1978-present UNCG, Assistant and Associate Professor, ESS

There are 5 included publications by William B. Karper :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Assisting hospital staff with treating and preventing back pain 2011 404 Despite recent reports that occupational injuries requiring days away from work decreased since 2008, hospitals still remain in the top 10 industries for occupational injury, with 6.7 workers per 100 employees reporting an injury in 2009 (Bureau of L...
Innovative Research Exploring the Effects of Physical Activity and Genetics on Cognitive Performance in Community-Based Older Adults 2015 931 Physical activity is predictive of better cognitive performance and lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The apolipoprotein E gene (APOE) is a susceptibility gene for AD with the e4 allele being associated with a greater risk of AD. Cross-sectiona...
Motivating mature adults to be physically active 2017 71 As a population, middle-aged and older adults are not meeting national guidelines for exercise. The purpose of this study was to describe factors associated with exercise adherence in an 8-month program offered as part of a research study testing the...
Open Access Publishing & the Tenure and Promotion Process 2012 4330 A recording of a Faculty Forum sponsored by the Faculty Senate Scholarly Communications Committee and the University Libraries on October 23, 2012 on the UNCG campus. Issues discussed included the future of open access publishing, article processing ...
The Physical Activity and Alzheimer's disease (PAAD) study: Cognitive outcomes 2018 76 Background: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that degrades cognitive functioning and ultimately results in death. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and, hence, the identification of preventative strategies is important. ...