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The intervention effect of SMS delivery on Chinese adolescent's physical activity.

Journal Article
Lau, P. W. C., Pitkethly, A. J., Leung, B. W. C., Lau, E. Y., & Wang, J. (2019)
The intervention effect of SMS delivery on Chinese adolescent's physical activity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(5), 787. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16050787
To examine the effects of short messaging service (SMS) frequency and timing on the 13 efficacy of an SMS-intervention for Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Sixty nine students a...

The trajectory to elite level: an investigation of the individual and environmental features of within career transitions in sport

Thesis
Andronikos, G. The trajectory to elite level: an investigation of the individual and environmental features of within career transitions in sport. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253325
While much of the ‘sport transitions’ literature focusses on the ‘end of career’, research focussing on within career transitions in sport has identified a number of challengi...

Sensational Interests, Mating Effort, and Personality: Evidence for Cross-Cultural Validity

Journal Article
Egan, V., Figueredo, A. J., Wolf, P., McBride, K., Sefcek, J., Vasquez, G., & Charles, K. (2004)
Sensational Interests, Mating Effort, and Personality: Evidence for Cross-Cultural Validity. Journal of Individual Differences, 26(1), 11-19. doi:10.1027/1614-0001.26.1.11
We assessed whether violent or macabre interests ("sensational interests") were related to mating effort and a higher-order personality construct reflecting the combined featu...

Transnational network formation through sports related regional development projects in the Arabian Peninsula

Journal Article
Amara, M., & Theodoraki, E. (2010)
Transnational network formation through sports related regional development projects in the Arabian Peninsula. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2, 135-158. https://doi.org/10.1080/19406940.2010.488060
The exploration of the phenomenon of regional development through sports related projects in the Arabian Peninsula shows ways in which urban regeneration investment projects a...

The Development of a Holistic and Quantitative Tool for the Assessment and Improvement of Survey Quality.

Thesis
Chen, T. The Development of a Holistic and Quantitative Tool for the Assessment and Improvement of Survey Quality. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4404
There are a variety of guidelines and methods available to measure and assess survey quality. Most of these are based on qualitative descriptions. In practice, they are not ea...

Employer recruitment preferences and discrimination: a stated preference experiment.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., & Bergmann, A. (2008)
Employer recruitment preferences and discrimination: a stated preference experiment
This paper presents a novel approach of applying stated preference methods in the field of labour economics. Differences in behaviour and labour market disadvantage are connec...

Erfolgreiches Risikomanagement im Mittelstand

Book
Henschel, T. (2010)
Erfolgreiches Risikomanagement im Mittelstand. Erich Schmidt
Für mittelständische Unternehmen ist ein funktionierendes Risikomanagement unerlässlich: Es zählt zu den wichtigen Kriterien im Ratingverfahren der Banken und ist somit ein en...

Evaluating the experience of children with cerebral palsy and their parents in the transition from primary school to secondary school

Thesis
Noble, A. M. Evaluating the experience of children with cerebral palsy and their parents in the transition from primary school to secondary school. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3742
The transition from primary to secondary school has been identified as a time that requires further investigation. In particular there is a need to include the experiences of ...

Financial Capability: Evidence Review - Report of the Scottish Government Social Inclusion Division

Report
McQuaid, R. W. & Egdell, V. (2010)
Financial Capability: Evidence Review - Report of the Scottish Government Social Inclusion Division
This report provides a brief overview of current evidence on financial capability as it relates to disadvantage in Scotland.

How older people account for their experiences with interactive technology.

Journal Article
Turner, P., Turner, S. & Van de Walle, G. (2007)
How older people account for their experiences with interactive technology. Behaviour and Information Technology. 26, 287-296. doi:10.1080/01449290601173499. ISSN 0144-929X
We present a qualitative study, undertaken over a period of nine months, of older people facing the challenges of learning to use interactive technology, specifically personal...