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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
Self-reported confidence in patient safety knowledge among Australian undergraduate nursing students: A multi-site cross-sectional survey study.
BACKGROUND: Patient safety is critical to the provision of quality health care and thus is an essential component of nurse education. OBJECTIVE: To describe first, second and third year Australian undergraduate nursing ...
Collagen Fibril Intermolecular Spacing Changes with 2-Propanol: A Mechanism for Tissue Stiffness.
(American Chemical Society, 2017-08-30)
Materials composed primarily of collagen are important as surgical scaffolds and other medical devices and require flexibility. However, the factors that control the suppleness and flexibility of these materials are not ...
API evolution and compatibility: A data corpus and tool evaluation
The development of software components with independent release cycles is nowadays widely supported by multiple languages and frameworks. A critical feature of any such platform is to safeguard composition by ensuring ...
XCorpus – An executable corpus of java programs
Empirical studies on code require standardized datasets of significant size extracted from real-world programs in order to be reproducible and generalisable. We argue that there is a need for such data sets that are ...
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 ...
Acknowledging the Māori cultural values and beliefs embedded in rongoā Māori healing
(University of Victoria, 2017)
An exploration of rongoā Māori (a system of Māori healing based on Māori cultural traditions) was conducted to ascertain the cultural values and beliefs of Māori, the Indigenous peoples of Aotearoa/New Zealand, that are ...