Karla Peavy Simmons

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Sizing standards used in the United States that identify the body measurements used in the design and development of clothing were established from identified " best practices " of the apparel industry. However, the industry as a whole has not adopted a single system of clothing sizing. We know that manufacturers and retailers use their own sizing systems(More)
Differences in weight, body mass index (BMI), percent and absolute body fat, fat-free mass, and waist circumference were investigated in a group of males and females during the first three years (from 2007 to 2010) of college. Significant three-year gains were observed for weight 2.1 ± 4.7 kg, BMI 0.7 ± 1.6 kg/m(2), percent body fat 2.7 ± 3.3%, and fat mass(More)
With limited resources and technical expertise, many local nonprofit organizations (NPOpsilas) are unable to benefit from efficient database solutions which streamline operations and financial management. This paper describes a unique university-industry partnership established to design, develop, and deploy a database solution for a local NPO. A team of(More)
College students, especially females, gain weight their freshman year. Yet, what happens after this first year? This study's purposes were to compare changes and rates of change in weight, body mass index (BMI), body composition (percent body fat, fat mass, fat free mass) and waist circumference between the freshman academic year and the following summer(More)
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