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Analysis of small sided games training in elite youth soccer players.

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Gilogley, W. Analysis of small sided games training in elite youth soccer players. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1034652
The aim of this study was to investigate small sided games (SSGs) field size (small, large) effect on elite youth soccer players. Analysing differences in youth age group play...

Design and evaluation of novel fluorogenic probes and prodrugs in cancer.

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Mather, S. Design and evaluation of novel fluorogenic probes and prodrugs in cancer. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1034936
Despite major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection (poor selectivity and specificity). Legumain [aspara...

Development of a Caenorhabditis elegans model for the assessment of toxicity and its application in testing novel anthelmintics.

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Oluwadare, E. Development of a Caenorhabditis elegans model for the assessment of toxicity and its application in testing novel anthelmintics. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1036075
The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is an alternative model used in biomedical research for the investigation of descriptive and mechanistic toxicity assessment of chemicals. ...

Creativity and Attention: A Multi-Method Investigation

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Carruthers, L. Creativity and Attention: A Multi-Method Investigation. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052411
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. Past research has rela...

The Effects of Air Pollution Particles on Clearance Mechanisms Within the Lung

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Barlow, P. G. The Effects of Air Pollution Particles on Clearance Mechanisms Within the Lung. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052591
The effects of inhaled aIr pollution particles on lung clearance mechanisms is an important factor in understanding how the mammalian lung deals with such pollutants and, as s...

The Yield of Marine Phytoplanckton Chlorophyll from Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen under Eutrophic Conditions

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Edwards, V. R. The Yield of Marine Phytoplanckton Chlorophyll from Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen under Eutrophic Conditions. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052660
During 1999 ex-situ microcosm experiments were carried out at Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban using natural assemblages of microplankton (other essential nutrients, vitam...

Studying the Assimilative Capacity of Loch Creran

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Laurent, C. D. C. Studying the Assimilative Capacity of Loch Creran. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052699
Semi-enclosed coastal systems are of great importance both environmentally and economically. ln recent years, increased anthropogenic activities in these areas brought the nee...

Toxoplasma Gondii: An Investigation of Infection in the Immunocompromised Host

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Nicoll, S. J. Toxoplasma Gondii: An Investigation of Infection in the Immunocompromised Host. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052952
The aim of this study was to develop a sensitive and specific method of detecting Toxoplasma gondii in the immunocompromised host which would reduce the need for other tests a...

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

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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...

Investigation of STM3071 as a potential regulator of cobalt transport in Salmonella enterica

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Piotrowska, A. A. Investigation of STM3071 as a potential regulator of cobalt transport in Salmonella enterica. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253543
Using bioinformatics we have identified stm3071 as a possible regulator of anaerobically induced genes involved in metal homeostasis (Price-Carter et al., 2001) and the aim of...