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    • Professional Caregivers: What You Can Do to Prevent Falls in Older Adults 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
      Falling is a major public health concern for older adults. One in 3 adults aged 65+ and 1 in 2 adults aged 80+ fall each year, often suffering major changes to health and quality of life. Unintentional falls and traumatic ...
    • Overview: Risk of Falling and Older Adults 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
      Falls are a major public health concern for older adults. Annually, 1 out of 3 Americans aged 65+ experiences a fall. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of hospitalization ...
    • Fall Prevention in Late Life 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
      Falling is a major public health concern for older adults. One in 3 adults aged 65+ and 1 in 2 adults aged 80+ fall each year, often suffering major changes to health and quality of life. Unintentional falls and traumatic ...
    • Fear of Falling and Older Adults: Finding Balance 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
      Falls are a major public health concern for older adults. Annually, 1 out of every 3 Americans aged 65+ experiences a fall. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of ...
    • ARIES Research Summary 

      Jong, Edmund C.; Boardman, Gregory D.; Karmis, Michael E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-01-03)
      In the mid-2000s, concerns were raised about the impact of Appalachian coal mining and especially mountaintop mining. These concerns were prompted by various research studies that alleged a direct link between coal mining ...
    • ARIES Executive Summary 

      Jong, Edmund C.; Boardman, Gregory D.; Karmis, Michael E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-07-30)
      The following document contains an executive summary of key findings from the Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES). Further details for these findings may be found in the referenced peer-reviewed ...
    • 9th Hellbender Symposium 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Global Change Center, 2019-06)
      The Hellbender Symposium is a biennial event where ​hellbender researchers from all over the United States and other parts of the world meet to present and discuss their research.
    • Synthesis, characterization, and luminescent properties of two new Zr(IV) metal-organic frameworks based on anthracene derivatives 

      Rowe, Jennifer M.; Soderstrom, Erin M.; Zhu, Jie; Usov, Pavel M.; Morris, Amanda (2018-09)
      Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are crystalline materials constructed from metal ions or clusters, connected by multidentate organic ligands. Herein, we describe the synthesis and photophysical properties of two Zr-based, ...
    • 2019 SAIC National Security Education Program Colloquium 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Hume Center., 2019-04-16)
      The annual National Security Education Program Colloquium is the highlight of our educational programs. It allows students from across the university to interact with leaders from the intelligence and national security ...
    • Continuous flow synthesis of a pharmaceutical intermediate: a computational fluid dynamics approach 

      Armstrong, Cameron T.; Pritchard, Cailean Q.; Cook, Daniel W.; Ibrahim, Mariam; Desai, Bimbisar K.; Whitham, Patrick J.; Marquardt, Brian J.; Chen, Yizheng; Zoueu, Jeremie T.; Bortner, Michael J.; Roper, Thomas D. (2019-03-01)
      Continuous flow chemistry has the potential to greatly improve efficiency in the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs); however, the optimization of these processes can be complicated by a large number of ...
    • Control of Stratification in Drying Particle Suspensions via Temperature Gradients 

      Tang, Yanfei; Grest, Gary S.; Cheng, Shengfeng (2019-03-26)
      A potential strategy for controlling stratification in a drying suspension of bidisperse particles is studied using molecular dynamics simulations. When the suspension is maintained at a constant temperature during fast ...
    • First Conference on Community Resiliency 2010 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Global Forums on Urban and Regional Resilience., 2010-10)
      An agenda for the conference held on October 25-26, 2010, at Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The purpose of this conference was to engage both academics and practitioners on key issues related to resiliency.
    • Ultra-high performance wearable thermoelectric coolers with less materials 

      Kishore, Ravi Anant; Nozariasbmarz, Amin; Poudel, Bed; Sanghadasa, Mohan; Priya, Shashank (Springer Nature, 2019-04-16)
      Thermoelectric coolers are attracting significant attention for replacing age-old cooling and refrigeration devices. Localized cooling by wearable thermoelectric coolers will decrease the usage of traditional systems, ...
    • Linked within-host and between-host models and data for infectious diseases: a systematic review 

      Childs, Lauren M.; El Moustaid, Fadoua; Gajewski, Zachary; Kadelka, Sarah; Nikin-Beers, Ryan; Smith, John W., Jr.; Walker, Melody; Johnson, Leah R. (PeerJ, 2019-06-19)
      The observed dynamics of infectious diseases are driven by processes across multiple scales. Here we focus on two: within-host, that is, how an infection progresses inside a single individual (for instance viral and immune ...
    • A Preliminary Feasibility Study of a New Electricity Transmission Line From the Virginia Coalfield to the Virginia Power System 

      Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1992)
      Virginia House Joint Resolution No. 441 (February, 1991) directed the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) to "study means available, prior to 1998, to 'wheel' ...
    • Assessment of Virginia Coalfield Region Capability to Support an Electric Power Generation Industry 

      Zipper, Carl E.; Henritze, Thomas K.; Randolph, John (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1994-01)
      This paper describes the results of research conducted to assess the capacity of the Virginia coalfields to support electric power generation facilities. The research also addressed potential economic impacts of power ...
    • An Examination of Policies to Promote Greater Use of Wood Processing Industry Wastes for Fuel in State Facilities 

      Zipper, Carl E.; Muench, John (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1993)
      The 1992 House Joint Resolution 69 directed the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission, with the assistance of the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) and the Brooks Forest Products Center (BFPC), to "examine ...
    • Evaluation of the Virginia Weatherization Program 

      Randolph, John; Greely, Katherine M.; Hill, William H. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1991-11)
      Since its inception in 1975, the Virginia Weatherization Program has installed energy conservation measures in more than 60,000 low-income housing units. The program has been administered by the Virginia Department of ...
    • B. Water Resources Management in Virginia and the Role of Localities 

      Randolph, John (Virginia Tech. College of Architecture and Urban Studies., 1991-03)
      This report is one of ten volumes that make up the Sourcebook for Local Water Resources Management, which provides a wide range of information to assist localities in Virginia. The compendium was produced by a team from ...
    • High-Extraction Mining, Subsidence, and Virginia’s Water Resources 

      Roth, Richard; Randolph, John; Zipper, Carl (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1990-05)
      The Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research was established in 1977 as an "interdisciplinary study, research, inrormation and resource facility for the Commonwealth. As a public service research organization, the ...