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An analysis of nudging as a social marketing technique using Front of Pack nutrition labels: A study of women's perceptions of food labels

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Soraghan, C. An analysis of nudging as a social marketing technique using Front of Pack nutrition labels: A study of women's perceptions of food labels. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090514
Recently, social marketers have adopted the use of ‘nudging’ as a technique to influence behaviour through subtle tweaks to the environment (Thaler & Sunstein, 2008). Front of...

Critical evaluation of the battery electric vehicle for sustainable mobility

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Milligan, R. Critical evaluation of the battery electric vehicle for sustainable mobility. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978220
Can Battery Electric Vehicles replace conventional internal combustion engine vehicles for commuting purposes when exposed to a busy corporate activity within the city of Edin...

The Effect of Diurnal Phase on Performance Physiology and Immune System

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Tormey, P. J. The Effect of Diurnal Phase on Performance Physiology and Immune System. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1023141
The circadian cycle, although seasonally adjusted, consists of two phases: a nocturnal period of darkness and a diurnal period of light. Many parameters of human physiology di...

Substance use communication between looked after young people and formal carers: A qualitative study

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Carver, H. Substance use communication between looked after young people and formal carers: A qualitative study. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978712
Background: Good parent-child connectedness, general and substance use specific communication are protective against alcohol, tobacco and drug use during adolescence. Previous...

A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment

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English, C. V. A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978840
It may be argued that there are fewer sporting environments where politics and sport are so intertwined, however having undergone significant socio-political changes and devel...

An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes

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Fountain, H. E. An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979005
Psychological resilience has been described as a multidimensional, context specific concept, and has been defined in numerous ways that attempt to encapsulate the process by w...

“I always felt I was a bit of a guinea pig”: Illness perceptions, experience of treatment and coping in liver transplant patients with Hepatitis C Virus recurrence.

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Krzeczkowska, A. “I always felt I was a bit of a guinea pig”: Illness perceptions, experience of treatment and coping in liver transplant patients with Hepatitis C Virus recurrence. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/977827
The current study aimed to gain an in-depth understanding of the lived experience of liver transplant patients with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) recurrence. The semi-structured int...

A qualitative exploration into the concept of service users as ‘Physical Activity Champions’ to support stroke survivors participate in community based exercise

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Hutton, G. H. A qualitative exploration into the concept of service users as ‘Physical Activity Champions’ to support stroke survivors participate in community based exercise. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979167
Background Peer support can facilitate exercise following stroke however limited evidence exists in relation to incorporating individual peer support interventions. A possible...

Design and synthesis of novel prodrugs to modulate GABA receptors in cancer

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Zhang, H. Design and synthesis of novel prodrugs to modulate GABA receptors in cancer. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978678
GABA (gamma-amino butanoic acid) is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. GABA has been found to play an inhibitory role in some cancer...

The Social Organisation of Exclusion, “Abandonment” and Compulsory Advance Care Planning Conversations: How Ruling Concepts and Practices about Death, Dying and the Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation form entered, organised and ruled the working practices of Senior Social Care Workers in a Residential Care Home in Scotland: An Institutional Ethnography (Volume One)

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Reid, L. M. The Social Organisation of Exclusion, “Abandonment” and Compulsory Advance Care Planning Conversations: How Ruling Concepts and Practices about Death, Dying and the Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation form entered, organised and ruled the working practices of Senior Social Care Workers in a Residential Care Home in Scotland: An Institutional Ethnography (Volume One)
(Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979680
Institutional Ethnography (IE) is a method of inquiry into the social organisation of knowledge. It begins with a disjuncture/troubling experience impacting a specific group o...

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