The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland
Woods-Ballard, A., Parsons, E., Velander, K., Hughes, A., Ladle, R., & Warburton, C. (2003)
The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 11(1), 40-55. doi:10.1080/09669580308667192
Scotland's tourism trade grosses £2.5 billion annually and supports 180,000 jobs; whale-watching is an important part of this activity. Whales and dolphins are the country's n...
Urban ponds as an aquatic biodiversity resource in modified landscapes
Hill, M. J., Biggs, J., Thornhill, I., Briers, R. A., Gledhill, D. G., White, J. C., …Hassall, C. (2017)
Urban ponds as an aquatic biodiversity resource in modified landscapes. Global Change Biology, 23(3), 986-999. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13401
Urbanization is a global process contributing to the loss and fragmentation of natural habitats. Many studies have focused on the biological response of terrestrial taxa and h...
Marking and providing feedback face-to-face: Staff and student perspectives
Chalmers, C., Mowat, E., & Chapman, M. (2018)
Marking and providing feedback face-to-face: Staff and student perspectives. Active learning in higher education, 19(1), (35-45). doi:10.1177/1469787417721363. ISSN 1469-7874
The setting, marking and providing feedback on assessments forms an important part of a tutor’s role. Studies into the use of feedback and how it is interpreted by students in...
Motor abundance and control structure in the golf swing.
Wallace, E., Morrison, A., & McGrath, D. (2016)
Motor abundance and control structure in the golf swing. Human Movement Science, 46, 129-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2016.01.009
Variability and control structure are under-represented areas of golf swing research. This study investigated the use of the abundant degrees of freedom in the golf swing of h...
Rolling rhythms in front crawl swimming with six-beat kick
Psycharakis, S. G., Sanders, R. H., Sanders, R., & Psycharakis, S. (2009)
Rolling rhythms in front crawl swimming with six-beat kick. Journal of Biomechanics, 42(3), 273-279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.10.037
The purpose of this study was to establish the rhythm characteristics of skilled front crawl swimmers using a six-beat kick. These included the amplitudes of the first three F...
School Students as Drosophila Experimenters
Siyad, F., Griffiths, J., Janjua, F., Jackson, E., Rodrigues, I., Kerr, F., …Lovestone, S. (2005)
School Students as Drosophila Experimenters. PLoS biology, 3(7), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.0030246
School students as Drosophila experimenters.
‘Soft’ Policing in Rural Scotland
Wooff, A. (2017)
‘Soft’ Policing in Rural Scotland. Policing, 11(2), 123-131. https://doi.org/10.1093/police/paw031
‘Soft’ policing focuses on the non-coercive elements of policing, typically community engagement, situated knowledge and negotiated order maintenance. Although soft policing a...
The Influence of Serial Carbohydrate Mouth Rinsing on Power Output during a Cycle Sprint
Phillips, S. M., Findlay, S., Kavaliauskas, M., & Grant, M. C. (2014)
The Influence of Serial Carbohydrate Mouth Rinsing on Power Output during a Cycle Sprint. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 13, 252-258
The objective of the study was to investigate the influence of serial administration of a carbohydrate (CHO) mouth rinse on performance, metabolic and perceptual responses dur...
Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes
Huxham, M., Campbell, F., & Westwood, J. (2012)
Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 37(1), 125-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2010.515012
Student performance in and attitudes towards oral and written assessments were compared using quantitative and qualitative methods. Two separate cohorts of students were exami...
Diurnal physiological and immunological responses to a 10-km run in highly trained athletes in an environmentally controlled condition of 6 °C
Boukelia, B., Fogarty, M. C., Davison, R. C. R., & Florida-James, G. D. (2016)
Diurnal physiological and immunological responses to a 10-km run in highly trained athletes in an environmentally controlled condition of 6 °C. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-016-3489-5
The Clara cell protein CC16, secreted from Clara cells in the lung, is discussed as a potential biomarker for toxic effects on the airways. An increased concentration...