Bicol University R&D Journal

Official Refereed Journal of Bicol University

4500 Legazpi City,Philippines

Print ISSN: 0016-4139       Online ISSN: 2719-082X

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Vol 25, Issue 2
December 2022

CHED-JIP Recognized Journal as per CMO NO. 50, s. 2018.

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  • EngineeringTopography
    Physiological and Hydrological Characteristics of Sagumayon River Traversing Bicol University Main Campus, Legazpi City
    Vol. 21, Issue 1, 2018

    Abstract:The Sagumayon River stretches from Daraga, Albay, traversing Bicol University Main Campus at the rear portion, winding through the Albay district area and spilling out into the sea through the Macabalo River. The physical condition and usage of the Sagumayon River has changed drastically through the years because of pollution, climate change, and societal pressures. Considering future expansion, Bicol University has the opportunity to develop unused lots beyond the Sagumayon River in the souther...

    Authors: Jefferson M. Capriano

    Keywords: cross-sectional capacity, discharge, flooding, maximum flow, minimum flow, velocity

    Year Published: 2018


  • Health
    Infant Health Beliefs and Practices of Mothers in Taysan Resettlement Site in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
    Vol. 21, Issue 1, 2018

    Abstract:This study is in response to the nation’s continued commitment to improve the health outcomes of Filipino children. It is an attempt to contribute to the sustainable development goal on good health and well-being (SDG 3) aimed at reducing the neonatal mortality rate in the country. This study determined the profile of mothers in the resettlement site of barangay Taysan in Legazpi City as well as their infant health beliefs and practices. It utilized the descriptive survey method and questionna...

    Authors: Esther S. Valladolid

    Keywords: Colostrum, Infant, Feeding, Hygiene, Healing

    Year Published: 2018


  • Psychology
    Awareness of Vulnerability of Communities on Natural Disaster & Psychosocial Services of the Local Government Units in the Province of Albay, Philippines
    Vol. 21, Issue 1, 2018

    Abstract:This study investigated the awareness of respondents on the vulnerability of the communities on natural disasters in the province of Albay, the experiences of the community, means of public information, professional experts, and psychosocial services offered by different Local Government Units (LGUs). The study used nonprobability sampling to identify the person in authority in the provincial level. Data from the initial interview were used to pinpoint the participants from the Municipal Social ...

    Authors: Sipronio B. Belardo

    Keywords: Disaster Risk Management, Mental Health, Calamities, Typhoon Reming (Typhoon Durian), Mayon Volcano, Positive Psychology, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Year Published: 2018


  • EducationLanguage
    Phonological, Lexical, and Morphological Analysis of the Philippine East Miraya Bikol-Pilar Dialect
    Vol. 21, Issue 1, 2018

    Abstract:The paper describes the vowel phonemes of the Pilar variety of East Miraya Bikol spoken in the Philippines. It also reports on the level of mutual intelligibility of this variety with other East Miraya dialects, and identifies its more common derivational and inflectional morphemes. It employed five instruments: the Swadesh list, the Praat, the JPlot Formant, the Pear Film, and the Math 139 Frequency Counter. Many Bikol speakers do not distinguish between [ɛ] vs. [i], and [ɔ] vs. [u] in pronou...

    Authors: Angela E. Lorenzana

    Keywords: Phonology, Lexicon, Morphology, East Miraya, Philippines

    Year Published: 2018


  • FoodHealthBiology
    Effect of arrowroot (Maranta sp.) Food Products Supplementation in Diet Induced Hypercholesterolemic Mice
    Vol. 21, Issue 1, 2018

    Abstract:Food enriched with dietary fiber content has been associated to lower blood lipid profile. In this study, the flour, starch, and cookies from locally grown arrowroot plant, which is known to contain dietary fiber, were investigated for anti-lipidemic activity. Six groups of male ICR mice were fed with a high cholesterol diet for six weeks. At the end of six-week cholesterol induction, Group 1 received distilled water (dH20), Group 2 was fed with arrowroot starch (ARS), Group 3 with arrowroot sta...

    Authors: Daile Meek S. Membreve, Edward Diomerl B. Baldo,

    Keywords: arrowroot starch, arrowroot cookies, anti-lipidemic, hypercholesterolemia, dietary fiber

    Year Published: 2018



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