Suzanne M. Carter

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Most contemporary achievement goal conceptualizations consist of a performance goal versus mastery goal dichotomy. The present research offers an alternative framework by partitioning the performance goal orientation into independent approach and avoidance motivational orientations. Two experiments investigated the predictive utility of the proposed(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to determine whether obesity is associated with obstetric complications and cesarean delivery. METHODS A large prospective multicenter database was studied. Subjects were divided into 3 groups: body mass index (BMI) less than 30 (control), 30 to 34.9 (obese), and 35 or greater (morbidly obese). Groups were compared by(More)
Why do some students excel in their college classes and develop interest in an academic discipline? The authors examined both the short-term and long-term consequences of students' achievement goals in an introductory psychology course. Mastery goals positively predicted subsequent interest in the course, but not course grades. Performance goals positively(More)
The authors investigated personality predictors of achievement goals in an introductory psychology class, as well as the consequences of these goals for the motivation and performance of 311 undergraduates. Two dimensions of achievement motivation (workmastery and competitive orientations; J. T. Spence & R. L. Helmreich, 1983) predicted the goals endorsed.(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relationship between low maternal body mass index (BMI) as calculated in the first trimester and the risk of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension. METHODS Patients enrolled in the First And Second Trimester Evaluation of Risk for aneuploidy (FASTER) trial were grouped into three weight categories: low BMI (BMI <19.8 kg/m2),(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to establish whether there is a correlation between maternal serum genetic screen analyte results in pregnant women with human immunodeficiency virus and corresponding human immunodeficiency virus index values. STUDY DESIGN Medical records of all pregnant women with human immunodeficiency virus who were delivered at(More)
OBJECTIVES (i) To document the current state of the English, Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish and Australian bowel cancer screening programmes, according to seven key characteristics, and (ii) to explore the policy trade-offs resulting from inadequate funding. SETTING United Kingdom and Australia. METHODS A comparative case study design using document(More)
Exciting developments in the fields of genetics and genomics have facilitated the identification of the etiological basis of many Mendelian disorders. Several of the methods used in gene discovery have focused initially on homogeneous populations, including the Ashkenazi Jewish population. The founder effect is well recognized in this community, in which(More)
J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1 1104 Effects of protease supplementation on growth performance of broilers fed corn-soy-DDGS based diets. F. Yan*1, L. Garibay2, J. Arce2, C. Lopez-Coello2, D. Camacho1, M. Vazquez-Anon1, M. Manangi1, N. Odetallah1, and S. Carter1, 1Novus International Inc.,(More)
F. Adema G. Argent F. R. Barrie J. Baumgratz P. de Block J. Bogner J. Bruhl P. Buchanan S. Carter V. Chamchumroon C. Clarke S. Clemants M. J. E. Coode M. B. Crespo P. J. Cribb T. Croat S. Dransfield B. Eriksen H.-J. Esser I. Friis M. Frohlich V. Funk S. Gale E. M. Haston I. Hedge T. Hodkinson M. Ingrouille J. Kårehed S. Knapp B. B. Klitgaard S.(More)