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The Repository@Hull is an Open Access showcase for the published research output of the University, including journal articles, books and book chapters, conference papers and more. Where publisher terms permit, the author's accepted manuscript or the published version of the text is available here to read and download, alongside a link to the publisher's platform.



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Evaluating whether MPA management measures meet ecological principles for effective biodiversity protection (2020)
Journal Article
Hopkins, C., Burns, N., Brooker, E., Dolman, S., Devenport, E., Duncan, C., & Bailey, D. (in press). Evaluating whether MPA management measures meet ecological principles for effective biodiversity protection. Acta Oecologica,

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been implemented as a spatial management tool throughout the world in order to meet targets for marine biodiversity conservation. The success of MPAs in achieving biodiversity conservation objectives is strongly dep... Read More about Evaluating whether MPA management measures meet ecological principles for effective biodiversity protection.

Breathlessness and opioid prescribing in COPD in general practice: a cross-sectional, observational study (2020)
Journal Article
Currow, D. C., Johnson, M. J., Pollack, A., Ferreira, D. H., Kochovska, S., Ekström, M., & Harrison, C. (2020). Breathlessness and opioid prescribing in COPD in general practice: a cross-sectional, observational study. ERJ Open Research, 6(2), https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00299-2019

Abstract Chronic breathlessness is a disabling syndrome, prevalent in people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Regular, low-dose, oral sustained-release morphine is approved in Australia to reduce symptomatic chronic breath... Read More about Breathlessness and opioid prescribing in COPD in general practice: a cross-sectional, observational study.

Ballroom Dancing for Community-dwelling Older Adults: A 12-month Study of the Effect on Well-being, Balance and Falls Risk (2020)
Journal Article
Chipperfield, S. R., & Stephenson, J. (in press). Ballroom Dancing for Community-dwelling Older Adults: A 12-month Study of the Effect on Well-being, Balance and Falls Risk. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, https://doi.org/10.1080/01924788.2020.1797437

Physical activities that involve muscle strengthening, balance and coordination skills such as ballroom dancing are encouraged for older adults to assist with the maintenance of functional autonomy and prevention of falls. Twenty-three community-dwel... Read More about Ballroom Dancing for Community-dwelling Older Adults: A 12-month Study of the Effect on Well-being, Balance and Falls Risk.

A chronological review of advances in solar assisted heat pump technology in 21st century (2020)
Journal Article
Badiei, A., Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Xiao, X., Li, J., …Li, G. (2020). A chronological review of advances in solar assisted heat pump technology in 21st century. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 132, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110132

This paper presents a comprehensive review on developments and advances of Solar Assisted Heat Pump technology reported in 21st century. Combination of thermal and photovoltaic solar collectors with heat pumps has been widely used in recent decades f... Read More about A chronological review of advances in solar assisted heat pump technology in 21st century.

Insights from birthing experiences of fistula survivors in North Central Nigeria: Interplay of structural violence (2020)
Journal Article
Hayter, M. (in press). Insights from birthing experiences of fistula survivors in North Central Nigeria: Interplay of structural violence. Nursing Inquiry, https://doi.org/10.1111/nin.12377

Obstetric Fistula is an abnormal opening between the vagina and rectum resulting from prolonged and obstructed labour. Studies indicate that delays in accessing maternal care and home birth contribute to the development of fistula. Survivors are usua... Read More about Insights from birthing experiences of fistula survivors in North Central Nigeria: Interplay of structural violence.

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