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Adoption of children with disabilities: An exploration of the issues for adoptive families
This systematic literature review is an exploration of issues for adoptive families throughout the adoption process and into the various phases of the life of the adoptive family. Although there has been much recent research ...
Inhibisie van osteoklastvorming en beenresorpsie deur poli-onversadigde vetsure in RAW 264.7 muismonosiete
(AOSIS Ltd, 2012)
Inhibition of osteoclast differentiation and bone resorption by polyunsaturated fatty acids in RAW 264.7 murine macrophages. This study investigated the effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids on osteoclast formation and ...
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 ...
Culture as cure? The protective function of Māori cultural efficacy on psychological distress
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2015-09-07)
Māori, the indigenous peoples of New Zealand, continue to experience health disparities in comparison to other ethnic groups. Previous research suggests Māori who affiliate jointly as Māori and Pākehā (New Zealand European) ...
A Consensus Proposal for Nutritional Indicators to Assess the Sustainability of a Healthy Diet: The Mediterranean Diet as a Case Study.
BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society, and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely interrelated. The traditional Mediterranean Diet ...
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 ...
Markers of perceived managerial success within the Tanzanian nursing profession
This study explores the views of nurse managers in Tanzania regarding desirable attributes for effective management of their health services. The mixed method study utilised an initial questionnaire (n = 78) and subsequent ...
Formation of nano-fibrils from the A, B and C variants of bovine beta-lactoglobulin
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2015-02-01)
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 ...