College of Straight Chiropractic
Volume 5, Number 1
IN THIS ISSUE|
Published quarterly, Recognition Through Research is designed to
enhance awareness and foster participation from Sherman College faculty, staff,
and students in research and other scholarly activities.
William R. Boone, PhD, DC.
Hart, DC, MHS
Thank you for
inviting us onto your screen. We seek to provide a newsletter that will be
an effective tool of communication regarding activities in the area of
research and other scholarly activities at Sherman. Should you have any
questions, or need any help from us with your projects, please do not
hesitate to ask.
In this issue, we have news regarding: recent publications, 2008 IRAPS, our next SCHOLAR, and an added
feature to challenge your knowledge and stimulate the discovery process
(reward included). Sit back and relax as you discover the latest in research
and other scholarly activity at Sherman.
August 2007 – March 2008, less than three months into the year, SCSC is
headed into another productive period for scholarship.
Publications currently under review, recently accepted, advancing from
acceptance to publication, or in print since the Summer 2007 Issue of RTR:
1. Hart J, Omolo B, Boone WR, Brown C, and Ashton A. Intra- and
inter-examiner reliability and
comparison of computer-aided methods of thermal pattern
analysis. JCCA 2007; 51 (3):175-185.
2. Hart J. Correlation of health outcomes with physician and chiropractor
ratios in the U.S. Journal
of Chiropractic Medicine 2007; 6(3):105-109.
3. Fisher A, Boone WR. Line analysis of radiographs demonstrating
lumbarization or sacralization:
A preliminary study. JVSR 2007 (Sept 17):1-7.
4. McAllister W, Boone R. Chiropractic care and changes in physical state
and self-perceptions in
domains of health related quality of life among public safety
personnel. JVSR, August 2007.
5. Hart J. Five minute thermal pattern analysis and health perception: A
JVSR 2007 (Sept 26):1-6.
6. Boone WR, Strange M, Trimpi J, Wills J, and Hawkins C. Quality control in
clinical setting utilizing thermography instrumentation as a
model. JVSR, 10-12-07:1-6.
7. Cao, L., Wang, X., Meziani, M. J., Lu, F., Wang, H., Luo, P. G., Lin, Y.,
Harruff, B. A., Veca,
L. M., Xie, S.-Y., and Sun, Y.-P. (2007). Carbon quantum dots
for multiphoton bioimaging.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 11318-11319. (also highlighted in
the scientific journal Nature, 2007,
449, p.263 (Dot to dot; in the issue of September 20, 2007).
8. Hart J. Improved health correlated with ratio of chiropractors in
mississippi river states. JVSR
2007 (Dec 5):1-10.
9. Briggs L. Reliability of methods used to assess A/O joint symmetry and
exactness of fit. JVSR
(Accepted) February 2008.
10. Welch A. Boone WR, Hart J. Sympathetic and parasympathetic responses to
chiropractic adjustments of subluxation of the cervical and
thoracic spine. (Under review).
11. Briggs L, Hart J, Navis, M, Clayton S, Boone WR. Surface area congruence
of atlas superior
articulating facets and occipital condyles. (Accepted)
Journal of Chiropractic Medicine August
12. So CS, Najm WI, Jong PK, Boone WR. Acute and long term benefits of
motion style treatment (
MST) in combination with other therapies: Two case reports.
International Journal of Clinical
Acupuncture 16 (2): December 12, 2007
13. Rush PO. The Development and Implementation of Virtual Instruction using
Education as a Model (Under review).
14. Cao L, Wang X, Meziani MJ, Lu F, Wang H, Luo PG, et. al. Carbon Dots for
Bioimaging. J. Am. Chem. Soc 2007.
1. Brown M. Old Dad Chiro. Academy of
Chiropractic Philosophers. Sherman College. August 2007.
2. Hart J. Assessment for mental impulse. IRAPS 2007.
3. Orndorff L, Hart J, Kuhta P, Rush P, Johnson S, Reizer B, Fehl B.
Reliability of posticus ponticus
assessment. RAC 2008.
4. Hart J. Correlation of health outcomes for Mississippi River states.
5. Hart J, Omolo B, Boone WR.. Thermal patterns and health perception.
6. Welch A. Boone WR. Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Responses to
Adjustments of Subluxation of the Cervical and Thoracic
Spine. RAC 2008.
7. Boone R, McAllister W. Chiropractic Care and Changes in Physical
State and Self-Perceptions in
Domains of Health related Quality of Life among Public Safety
Personnel. RAC 2008.
1. Briggs L, Boone WR, Burns R, Omolo B. Cortical influence in the
regulation of the sub-cortical
pupillary light reflex.
2. Stackis T, Lester L, and Boone WR. Visual recovery following a series of
adjustments: A case report.
3. Hart J, Kuhta P, Orndorff L. Location of mastoid process relative to the
atlas transverse process.
4. Orndorff L, Kuhta P, Johnson S, Reizer B, Rush P, Fehl B, and Hart J.
Incidence of posticus
5. Hart J, Christopher M. Atlas asymmetry.
6. Gibbon C, Seay C, Hart J. Reliability of TyTron fossa readings.
7. Lynch S. Chiropractic and somatoautonomic responses.
8. Slusher R, Shook B, McCauly M, and Hozjam J. Reliability of visual x-ray
analysis of the cervical
spine and pelvis.
9. Andrew Marrone. Effects of asymmetric condyle heights when using a
cervical grid ruler.
International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS)
A call for papers has been requested for the 2008 IRAPS. The objective of is
to seek new insight into the core concepts of vertebral subluxation. Papers
are invited that relate to scientific inquiry, as well as topics that
address the art and philosophy connected to vertebral subluxation. Possible
subtopics include the following:
Detection and correction of vertebral subluxation (VS)
Economic impact of VS
Historical, political and sociological impact of VS
Philosophic models — the reasoning and logic surrounding VS
Outcomes — the evidence and benefits of VS correction
Practitioner viewpoint — professional implications and lifestyle of VS
Documentation - supporting clinical findings related to VS
details, including cash prizes for best papers, at:
Brain Teasers (try it first without aid,
then check your answers)
Past winners: Susan Newlin, Mitzi Schwartzbauer, Cathy Schockley
(Congratulations!), but who will be next?
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- In what direction (clockwise or
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What is the speed of the earth, at the equator, as it spins on
its axis? What about the speed at the North Pole?
What is the speed of the earth as it travels around the sun?
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What is the only planet in our solar system that spins on its
axis in the opposite direction as the earth?
How fast is the sun traveling as it makes one revolution Are we
really going nowhere fast?
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