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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 ...
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 ...
Total phenolic contents and antioxidant activities of selenium-rich black tea versus regular black tea
Two black aqueous tea extracts of Camellia sinensis, (seleniumrich black tea (Se-BTE) and regular black tea (R-BTE)) were assessed for their total phenolic content (TPC) and antioxidant properties. Aqueous tea extracts ...
The Validation of a Paddle Power Meter for Slalom Kayaking.
The ability to quantify power within the sport of slalom kayaking would provide coaches and athletes objective data to monitor performance. This study determined the validity of a kayak paddle power meter and subsequent ...
Late-life Asian immigrants managing wellness through contributing to socially embedded networks
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-09-04)
New Zealand’s political, civic, health and social institutions have been criticised as being ill-prepared to serve the health and social needs of the country’s increasingly diverse ageing population. This grounded theory ...
Comparison of metamotivational dominance and cultural identity between Japanese National Team and Māori All Blacks rugby players.
This pilot study used a reversal theory framework to examine metamotivational dominance of rugby players on the Māori All Blacks (MABs) squad of New Zealand and the Japanese National Team (JNT). Since the two groups have ...