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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

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

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

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

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

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

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