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The extreme phronesis of Percy Cerutty : A narrativized life history of a legendary sports coach
This paper presents and interprets a narrativized coaching life history of the Australian athletics coach Percy Cerutty (1895-1975). Through a relational process of self-improvement and practical wisdom sometimes called ...
Big hearts, small hands : A focus group study exploring parental food portion behaviours
Background: The development of healthy food portion sizes among families is deemed critical to childhood weight management; yet little is known about the interacting factors influencing parents' portion control behaviours. ...
The Effects of a 4-Week, Intensified Training, and Competition Period on Salivary Hormones, Immunoglobulin A, Illness Symptoms, and Mood State in Elite Synchronised Swimmers
Given the limited research into the physiological and psychological demands of elite synchronised swimming, the aim of this study was to examine 10 elite female synchronised swimmers and analyse the relationship between ...
Synthesis and solution properties of a temperature-responsive PNIPAM–b-PDMS–b-PNIPAM triblock copolymer
In this paper, we report the synthesis and self-assembly of a novel thermoresponsive PNIPAM60–b-PDMS70–b-PNIPAM60 triblock copolymer in aqueous solution. The copolymer used a commercially available precursor modified with ...
Academics at the intersection of age and gender: : A Ghanaian experience
Poly-glutamic dendrimer-based conjugates for cancer vaccination - a computational design for targeted delivery of antigens
Computational techniques are useful to predict interaction models and molecular properties for the design of drug delivery systems, such as dendrimers. Dendrimers are hyperbranched macromolecules with repetitive building ...
An exploratory study of information sources and key findings on UK cocaine-related deaths
Increased numbers of cocaine-related deaths have occurred since the early 1990s in some European countries, including the UK. Cocaine deaths are difficult to define, detect and record as they are multi-factorial. The ...
Chapter 3.4.9 Glacier reconstruction in Geomorphological Techniques
(British Society for Geomorphology, 2017-08)
Glacier reconstruction typically aims to establish the former extent of ice masses at any given period. Such reconstructions are important because they provide crucial information about past (palaeo) glacier changes over ...
Depression Symptoms in Haemodialysis Patients Predict All-Cause Mortality but Not Kidney Transplantation : A Cause-Specific Outcome Analysis
Background: Depression is common in haemodialysis (HD) patients and associated with poor outcomes. Purpose: To evaluate whether depression symptoms predict survival and transplantation in a large sample of haemodialysis ...
Magnetic resonance imaging and tensor-based morphometry in the MPTP non-human primate model of Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder producing a variety of motor and cognitive deficits with the causes remaining largely unknown. The gradual loss of the nigrostriatal pathway is ...