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Realising the benefits of sports and physical activity : the human capital model (2015)
Journal Article
Cope, E., & Parnell, D. (2015). Realising the benefits of sports and physical activity : the human capital model. Retos : nuevas tendencias en educación física, deporte y recreación Federación Española de Asociaciones de Docentes de Educación Física, 28, 147-154

Despite the fact that physical activity is universally acknowledged to be an important part of healthy functioning and well being, the full scope of its value is rarely appreciated. This paper introduces a novel framework for understanding the relati... Read More

Hate and racist speech in the United States - a critique (2015)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2015). Hate and racist speech in the United States - a critique. Philosophy and Public Issues, 6(1), 77-123

This article attempts to explain why the United States is exhibiting the most liberal stand on protecting freedom of expression. It is argued that the American credo is comprised of strong belief in liberty and individuality and of strong anti-govern... Read More

Toward an explanation of continuous improvement in expert athletes: The role of consciousness in deliberate practice (2015)
Journal Article
Toner, J., & Moran, A. (2015). Toward an explanation of continuous improvement in expert athletes: The role of consciousness in deliberate practice. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 46(6), 666-675. doi:10.7352/IJSP.2015.46.666

In a body of research spanning three decades, Janet Starkes and her colleagues have produced a wealth of empirical evidence on the importance of deliberate practice in the development of elite performers. Within this corpus of work, a number of studi... Read More

The Western reception of Sergei Taneyev (2015)
Journal Article
Desbruslais, S. (2015). The Western reception of Sergei Taneyev

Sergei Taneyev is not a common name in Western musicology. Short studies of his theoretical writings include Allen Forte’s critical review of New Grove (1982), Ellon Carpenter’s survey in Russian Theoretical Thought in Music (1983), and Catherine Nol... Read More

CESL, cross-border transactions and domestic law : why a dual approach could work (although CESL might not) (2015)
Journal Article
Twigg-Flesner, C. (2015). CESL, cross-border transactions and domestic law : why a dual approach could work (although CESL might not). European review of private law = Revue européenne de droit privé = Europäische Zeitschrift für Privatrecht, 23(2),

This article explores the case for legislation that focuses specifically on cross-border consumer transactions in the internal market. It argues that the existence of two parallel regimes (domestic and cross-border) is a positive step because the cro... Read More

Parameters for a two-state solution (2015)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2015). Parameters for a two-state solution

It is now fashionable to bury the idea of a two-state solution, saying it is no longer practical. However, all who are quick to bury the idea are very slow to propose an alternative, possibly because no alternative exists. What follows is an attempt... Read More

Integrating user-centred design in the development of a silent speech interface based on permanent magnetic articulography (2015)
Book Chapter
Bai, J., Cheah, L. A., Fagan, M. J., Gilbert, J. M., Green, P. D., Ell, S. R., …Rychenko, S. I. (2014). Integrating user-centred design in the development of a silent speech interface based on permanent magnetic articulography. In Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies; Communications in Computer and Information Science, 324-337. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-27707-3_20

Abstract: A new wearable silent speech interface (SSI) based on Permanent Magnetic Articulography (PMA) was developed with the involvement of end users in the design process. Hence, desirable features such as appearance, port-ability, ease of use and... Read More

Rethinking Greek capitalism through the lens of industrial relations reform: a view until the 2015 referendum (2015)
Journal Article
Psychogios, A., Fotopoulou, D., Sarvanidis, S., Szamosi, L., & Wood, G. (2015). Rethinking Greek capitalism through the lens of industrial relations reform: a view until the 2015 referendum. Relations industrielles = Industrial relations, 70(4), 698-717

This paper explores changes in Industrial Relations (IR) regulation and practice in a context of institutional crisis and change. The existing literature on industrial relations in Greece highlights a long process of deregulation that has been accele... Read More

Plug-in to fear: game biosensors and negative physiological responses to music (2015)
Journal Article
Mitchell, H. (2015). Plug-in to fear: game biosensors and negative physiological responses to music. Music and the moving image, 8(1), 37-57. doi:10.5406/musimoviimag.8.1.0037

The games industry is beginning to embark on an ambitious journey into the world of biometric gaming in search of more exciting and immersive gaming experiences. Whether or not biometric game technologies hold the key to unlock the “ultimate gaming e... Read More

Facebook and Holocaust denial (2015)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2015). Facebook and Holocaust denial

In this article, I take issue with Facebook’s policy that allows Holocaust denial on its web pages because its directors believe that Holocaust denial is not hateful per se. I aim to show that it is hateful and that Facebook and other networking site... Read More

Body image distortions and muscle dysmorphia symptoms among Asian men : do exercise status and type matter? (2015)
Journal Article
Cheong, S., & Why, F. Y. (2015). Body image distortions and muscle dysmorphia symptoms among Asian men : do exercise status and type matter?. Revista de psicologia de la salud = Journal of health psychology / Departamento de Psicologia de la Salud, Universidad de Alicante, 3(1), 37-64

Theoretical Framework: Body image distortions and muscle dysmorphia symptoms were assessed among 78 Asian men who engaged in regular resistance training, aerobic training or did not engage in either. Method: Body fat and muscularity were measured and... Read More

A Foucauldian analysis on the professionalisation effort of nursing in Singapore (2015)
Journal Article
Loke, J., Coluquhoun, D., & Lee, K. W. (2015). A Foucauldian analysis on the professionalisation effort of nursing in Singapore

Aim: A discussion using Foucault’s genealogical analysis to explain the professionalisation effort of nursing in Singapore. Background: Nursing in Singapore is strongly influenced by Western civilisation, however, the discipline may not have adopted... Read More

United Kingdom judges and European integration (2015)
Journal Article
Birkinshaw, P. (2015). United Kingdom judges and European integration

The British, specifically the English, are widely regarded as awkward partners in the European project. Much of the criticism has come from anti-European integration politicians. Now that the outcome of the 2015 general election for the United Kingdo... Read More

Das Verhältnis der Richter des Vereinigten Königreichs zu Europa und der europäischen Integration. Kompetenzen, Grundrechte und Identität (2015)
Journal Article
Birkinshaw, P. (2015). Das Verhältnis der Richter des Vereinigten Königreichs zu Europa und der europäischen Integration. Kompetenzen, Grundrechte und Identität. Europarecht, 50(3), 267-289. doi:10.5771/0531-2485-2015-3-267

Kritische Töne sind zu hören, wenn man sich die politischen Debatten im Vereinigten Königreich über Europa anschaut. Die juristische Debatte hingegen wird anders als die politische geführt. Die Richterschaft beschäftigt sich weit intensiver mit der e... Read More

Musielak-Orlicz spaces that are isomorphic to subspaces of L1 (2015)
Journal Article
Prochno, J. (2015). Musielak-Orlicz spaces that are isomorphic to subspaces of L1. Annals of Functional Analysis, 6(1), 84-94. doi:10.15352/afa/06-1-7

We prove that 1/n! ∑π∈Gn (∑ni=1 |xiai,π(i)|2)1/2 is equivalent to a Musielak-Orlicz norm ||x||∑Mi. We also provide the converse result, i.e., given the Orlicz functions, we provide a formula for the choice of the matrix that generates the correspondi... Read More

Social conflict in the contemporary French roman noir (2015)
Journal Article
Kimyongür, A. (2015). Social conflict in the contemporary French roman noir

Conflict is by definition at the heart of the crime novel: most evidently in the usually violent conflict between victim and perpetrator but also in a more abstract, though equally important, way in the conflict between the perpetrator and the social... Read More

In pursuit of a common values base for working with young people in formal, informal and social learning (2015)
Book Chapter
Rippingale, J. (2014). In pursuit of a common values base for working with young people in formal, informal and social learning. In Socially-just radical alternatives for education and youth work practice : re-imagining ways of working with young people, 127-144. Palgrave Macmillan

Abstract: This chapter advocates a common values base and framework for working with young people in formal, informal and social learning. These three learning spheres will be defined in the context of young people’s lives, with the premise that youn... Read More

Construction of near-optimal vertex clique covering for real-world networks (2015)
Journal Article
Chalupa, D. (2015). Construction of near-optimal vertex clique covering for real-world networks. Computing and Informatics, 34(6), 1397-1417

We propose a method based on combining a constructive and a bounding heuristic to solve the vertex clique covering problem (CCP), where the aim is to partition the vertices of a graph into the smallest number of classes, which induce cliques. Searchi... Read More