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“I feel happy when I surf because it takes stress from my mind”: An Initial Exploration of Program Theory within Waves for Change Surf Therapy in Post-Conflict Liberia

Journal Article
Marshall, J., Ferrier, B., Ward, P., & Martindale, R. (2020)
“I feel happy when I surf because it takes stress from my mind”: An Initial Exploration of Program Theory within Waves for Change Surf Therapy in Post-Conflict Liberia. Journal of Sport for Development, 9(1),
Surf therapy is a novel form of sport for development (SFD) intervention being utilized to support well-being within post-conflict settings. There is currently little research...

A modified Delphi study to gain consensus for a taxonomy to report and classify physical activity referral schemes (PARS)

Journal Article
Hanson, C., Oliver, E., Dodd-Reynolds, C., Pearsons, A., & Kelly, P. (2020)
A modified Delphi study to gain consensus for a taxonomy to report and classify physical activity referral schemes (PARS). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-020-01050-2
Background: Physical Activity Referral Schemes (PARS), including exercise referral schemes, are a popular approach to health improvement, but understanding of effectiveness is...

Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers

Journal Article
Simpson, R. J., Graham, S. M., Connaboy, C., Clement, R., Pollonini, L., & Florida-James, G. D. (2017)
Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers. Applied Ergonomics, 58, 566-572. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.04.010
We developed a standardized laboratory treadmill protocol for assessing physiological responses to a simulated backpack load-carriage task in trained soldiers, and assessed th...

Blue paint and white underwear: miscommunication and humour in intercultural contexts.

Book Chapter
Victoria, M. (2016)
Blue paint and white underwear: miscommunication and humour in intercultural contexts. In J. N. Singh, A. Kantara, & D. Cserző (Eds.), Downscaling Culture: Revisiting Intercultural Communication, 92-113. Cambridge Scholars Publishing
When two individuals from different cultural backgrounds fail to achieve mutual understanding, the accusatory finger is almost always automatically pointed at ‘cultural differ...

Can a Theory-Informed Interactive Animation Increase Intentions to Engage in Physical Activity in Young People with Asthma?

Conference Proceeding
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Gauld, D., …Hagen, S. (2014)
Can a Theory-Informed Interactive Animation Increase Intentions to Engage in Physical Activity in Young People with Asthma?. In Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services. , (289-300). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07227-2_28
A theoretically-informed interactive animation was developed, using themes drawn from psychology, sociology, applied health research, and narrative theory, which aimed to enco...

Barriers and facilitators to patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: protocol of a systematic review of qualitative studies

Journal Article
O'Connor, S., Hanlon, P., O'Donnell, C. A., Garcia, S., Glanville, J., & Mair, F. S. (2016)
Barriers and facilitators to patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: protocol of a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ Open, 6(9), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010895
Introduction: Patients and the public are beginning to use digital health tools to assist in managing chronic illness, support independent living and self-care, and remain con...

Balancing student/trainee learning with the delivery of patient care in the healthcare workplace: a protocol for realist synthesis

Journal Article
Sholl, S., Ajjawi, R., Allbutt, H., Butler, J., Jindal-Snape, D., Morrison, J., & Rees, C. (2016)
Balancing student/trainee learning with the delivery of patient care in the healthcare workplace: a protocol for realist synthesis. BMJ Open, 6(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011145
Introduction: A national survey was recently conducted to explore medical education research priorities in Scotland. The identified themes and underlying priority areas can be...

Biogeography as critical nursing pedagogy: Breathing life into nurse education

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., & Atherton, I. M. (2016)
Biogeography as critical nursing pedagogy: Breathing life into nurse education. Nurse Education in Practice, 20, 76-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2016.07.006
Insights from the social sciences, including geography, sociology, and anthropology, have long been incorporated into pre-registration nursing programmes. However, scholars ha...

Birth Satisfaction Scale/Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS/BSS-R): A large scale United States planned home birth and birth centre survey

Journal Article
Fleming, S. E., Donovan-Batson, C., Burduli, E., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2016)
Birth Satisfaction Scale/Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS/BSS-R): A large scale United States planned home birth and birth centre survey. Midwifery, 41, 9-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2016.07.008
Objective: to explore the prevalence of birth satisfaction for childbearing women planning to birth in their home or birth centers in the United States. Examining differences ...

Cationic host defense peptides; novel antimicrobial therapeutics against Category A pathogens and emerging infections

Journal Article
Findlay, F., Proudfoot, L., Stevens, C., & Barlow, P. G. (2016)
Cationic host defense peptides; novel antimicrobial therapeutics against Category A pathogens and emerging infections. Pathogens and Global Health, 110(4-5), 137-147. https://doi.org/10.1080/20477724.2016.1195036
Cationic Host Defense Peptides (HDP, also known as antimicrobial peptides) are crucial components of the innate immune system and possess broad-spectrum antibacterial, antivir...

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