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Telic-paratelic dominance and state effects on responses to resistance and endurance exercise
(Reversal Theory Society, 2017-07-11)
We examined the influence of opposite states of mind (the “telic” vs. “paratelic” state) and dominances (personality characteristics that reflect a preference for one of these states) on emotion and stress responses to ...
Skin tear rates: A quality of care indicator
The multidimensional model of Māori identity and cultural engagement: Measurement equivalence across diverse Māori groups
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2017-04-03)
The Multidimensional Model of Māori Identity and Cultural Engagement (or MMM-ICE2) is a self-report questionnaire that measures seven distinct dimensions of one’s subjective identity as Māori. Prior research indicates that ...
Playing the Anzac card
(Te Rōpū Whāriki, Massey University, 2017-07-10)
If dollars talk, Anzac is shouting from the roof whilst Waitangi sits quietly on the floor. In New Zealand, people are generally familiar with the key differences between two of the nation’s biggest commemorative days. We ...
Dietary thiols in exercise: oxidative stress defence, exercise performance, and adaptation
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Endurance athletes are susceptible to cellular damage initiated by excessive levels of aerobic exercise-produced reactive oxygen species (ROS). Whilst ROS can contribute to the onset of fatigue, there is increasing evidence ...
De novo transcriptome assembly, functional annotation and differential gene expression analysis of juvenile and adult E. fetida, a model oligochaete used in ecotoxicological studies.
BACKGROUND: Earthworms are sensitive to toxic chemicals present in the soil and so are useful indicator organisms for soil health. Eisenia fetida are commonly used in ecotoxicological studies; therefore the assembly of a ...
Screening for paclitaxel and other taxanes in kernel and shell of Corylus avellana (Hazelnut)
Interestingly, paclitaxel was found in shells and leaves of hazelnut plant Corylus avellana. The aim of this present work was to verify whether hazelnut kernel contained paclitaxel. Hazelnut kernels were obtained from two ...
Does physical functioning decline after retirement? a longitudinal investigation from 2006 to 2016
(Oxford University Press, 2017-07-12)
The impact of retirement on physical health is an important focus of ageing research. However, research findings are inconclusive. To understand for whom and under what conditions retirement presents health benefits, the ...
INFORMAL CAREGIVING AND HEALTH: LONGITUDINAL FINDINGS FROM THE HEALTH, WORK, AND RETIREMENT STUDY
The present longitudinal study investigated changes in the mental and physical health of older caregivers over a 6-year period. Differences between patterns of caregiving were also examined. Data were collected in 2008, ...
What works to improve staff compliance with multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) screening
(Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing, 2017-06-22)
What Works to Improve Staff Compliance with Multi-drug Resistant Organism (MDRO) Screening Monina H. Gesmundo, MN (Honours), PGDip HSc (Merit), PGCert Tertiary Teaching, BSN, RN, RM, CNS School of Nursing, Massey University, ...