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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 ...
Langevin equations for landmark image registration with uncertainty
(Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2017)
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 ...
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 ...
A New Zealand National Outreach Program – Inspiring Young Girls in Humanitarian Engineering
(Penn State University, 2017-11-27)
Engineering Bacillus megaterium for production of functional intracellular materials
(BioMed Central, 2017-11-22)
Background: Over the last 10-15 years, a technology has been developed to engineer bacterial polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) inclusions as functionalized beads, for applications such as vaccines, diagnostics and enzyme immobilization. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Implications of male circumcision for women in Papua New Guinea: a transformational grounded theory study.
BACKGROUND: Male circumcision reduces the risk of female-to-male transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and is being explored for HIV prevention in Papua New Guinea (PNG). PNG has a concentrated HIV epidemic ...