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R you ready? Using the R programme for statistical analysis and graphics (2019)
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Štiglic, G., Snowden, A., Watson, R., & Cilar, L. (in press). R you ready? Using the R programme for statistical analysis and graphics. Research in Nursing and Health,

Introduction: Research in nursing has a big potential to influence current and future nursing practice and nursing profession. For conducting research, nurses often use various statistical programmes. Less known and used in nursing is R. Methods: In... Read More

Loss of CD36 protects against diet‐induced obesity but results in impaired muscle stem cell function, delayed muscle regeneration and hepatic steatosis (2019)
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Verpoorten, S., Sfyri, P., Scully, D., Mitchell, R., Tzimou, A., Mougios, V., …Matsakas, A. (in press). Loss of CD36 protects against diet‐induced obesity but results in impaired muscle stem cell function, delayed muscle regeneration and hepatic steatosis. Acta Physiologica, https://doi.org/10.1111/apha.13395

Aim: The prevalence of obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases including impaired skeletal muscle regeneration. Since skeletal muscle regenerative capacity is regulated by satellite cells, we aimed to investigate whet... Read More

An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method (2019)
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Zein, S., & Welham, K. (in press). An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method. 00 Journal not listed,

The production of energy and chemicals from waste biomass is an attractive alternative by comparison with first generation biofuels and fossil feedstocks. This paper investigates oil extraction from spent coffee grounds (SCG) by means of an advanced... Read More

Soft modes of the dielectric response in the twist-bend nematic phase and identification of the transition to nematic splay bend phase in the CBC7CB dimer (2019)
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Merkel, K., Kocot, A., Mehl, G. H., & Welch, C. (2019). Soft modes of the dielectric response in the twist-bend nematic phase and identification of the transition to nematic splay bend phase in the CBC7CB dimer. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cp04952e

The dielectric spectra of the twist–bend nematic phase (NTB) of (the bent-shaped) achiral liquid-crystal dimer 1”-,7”-bis(4-cyanobiphenyl-4’-yl) heptane (CB7CB) are studied for the determination of the different relaxation modes. Two molecular proces... Read More

Intramolecular stretching vibrational states and frequency shifts of (H2)2 confined inside the large cage of clathrate hydrate from an eight-dimensional quantum treatment using small basis sets (2019)
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Felker, P. M., Lauvergnat, D., Scribano, Y., Benoit, D. M., & Bačić, Z. (2019). Intramolecular stretching vibrational states and frequency shifts of (H2)2 confined inside the large cage of clathrate hydrate from an eight-dimensional quantum treatment using small basis sets. The Journal of chemical physics, 151(12), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5124051

We report the results of calculations pertaining to the HH intramolecular stretching fundamentals of (p−H2)2 encapsulated in the large cage of structure II clathrate hydrate. The eight-dimensional (8D) quantum treatment assumes rotationless (j = 0) H... Read More

A comprehensive screening protocol to identify incidence of lower back pain in military office workers (2019)
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Alizadeh, R., Shariat, A., Hakakzadeh, A., Selk-Ghaffari, M., Damavandi, P., Honarpishe, R., & Ingle, L. (in press). A comprehensive screening protocol to identify incidence of lower back pain in military office workers. Journal of Pain Management,

Military workers experience different types of lower back pain (LBP), but there is little evidence concerning the incidence of LBP in this group, especially in Asian countries. Increasing rate of LBP in this group is not considered and there is not a... Read More

Opening the woods: towards a quantification of Neolithic clearance around the Somerset Levels and Moors (2019)
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Farrell, M., Bunting, M. J., Sturt, F., Grant, M., Aalbersberg, G., Batchelor, R., …Whittle, A. (in press). Opening the woods: towards a quantification of Neolithic clearance around the Somerset Levels and Moors. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10816-019-09427-9

Environmental reconstructions from pollen records collected within archaeological landscapes have traditionally taken a broadly narrative approach, with few attempts made at hypothesis testing or formal assessment of uncertainty. This disjuncture be... Read More

Dielectric response of electric-field distortions of the twist-bend nematic phase for LC dimers (2019)
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Merkel, K., Welch, C., Ahmed, Z., Piecek, W., & Mehl, G. H. (2019). Dielectric response of electric-field distortions of the twist-bend nematic phase for LC dimers. The Journal of chemical physics, 151(11), 114908. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5114824

Wide band dielectric spectroscopy of bent-shaped achiral liquid-crystal dimers 1′′-n′′-bis(4-cyanobiphenyl-4′-yl) n-alkanes (CBnCB n = 7, 9, 11) has been investigated in a frequency range 0.1 Hz–100 MHz using planar-aligned cells of sample thicknesse... Read More

What are the main symptoms and concerns reported by patients with advanced chronic heart failure?—a secondary analysis of the Palliative care Outcome Scale (POS) and Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS) (2019)
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Murtagh, F. (2019). What are the main symptoms and concerns reported by patients with advanced chronic heart failure?—a secondary analysis of the Palliative care Outcome Scale (POS) and Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS). Annals of palliative medicine,

There is a lack of valid disease-specific patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for detecting symptoms and concerns in patients with advanced chronic heart failure (CHF). The Palliative care Outcome Scale (POS) and Integrated Palliative care Ou... Read More

Transcriptomic Signatures of Experimental Alkaloid Consumption in a Poison Frog (2019)
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Sanchez, E., Rodríguez, A., Grau, J. H., Lötters, S., Künzel, S., Saporito, R. A., …Vences, M. (2019). Transcriptomic Signatures of Experimental Alkaloid Consumption in a Poison Frog. Genes, 10(10), 733. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes10100733

In the anuran family Dendrobatidae, aposematic species obtain their toxic or unpalatable alkaloids from dietary sources, a process known as sequestering. To understand how toxicity evolved in this family, it is paramount to elucidate the pathways of... Read More

An international cross-cultural study of nursing student's perceptions of caring (2019)
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Watson, R. (in press). An international cross-cultural study of nursing student's perceptions of caring. Nurse education today,

Background: Single studies suggest that nursing students perceive caring as more an instrumental than expressive behaviour and indicate some differences between caring perceptions in junior and senior nursing students. However, there are limited stud... Read More

The impact of modified exercise and relaxation therapy on chronic lower back pain in office workers: a randomized clinical trial (2019)
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Shariat, A., Alizadeh, R., Moradi, V., Afsharnia, E., Hakakzadeh, A., Nakhsotin Ansari, N., & Ingle, L. (in press). The impact of modified exercise and relaxation therapy on chronic lower back pain in office workers: a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation,

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a modified package of exercise therapy combined with relaxation on pain intensity, range of motion (ROM), anxiety, and quality of life (QoL) in office workers with chronic lower back pain. Methods: In this... Read More

The sociodemographic context of observed solitary and social smoking behaviours using a behavioural ecological approach (2019)
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Why, F. Y. P., Undarwati, A., & Nuzulia, S. (in press). The sociodemographic context of observed solitary and social smoking behaviours using a behavioural ecological approach. Journal of health psychology, https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105319877447

This study used a behavioural ecological approach by observing whether solitary and social smoking varied as a function of gender and stress. In sample 1 (N = 414), the result was consistent with the Tend-and-Befriend Hypothesis in that more female s... Read More

Towards effective mobilization of social participation: from an instrumental approach to a value-oriented approach in China (2019)
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Yang, Y., Xu, Y., & Wilkinson, M. (in press). Towards effective mobilization of social participation: from an instrumental approach to a value-oriented approach in China. Policy studies : the journal of the Policy Studies Institute, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2019.1667966

State mobilization is crucial for promoting social participation in mainland China. Due to its historically weak roots, social participation’s limited popularity reflects the failure of China’s current instrumental mobilization approach which focuses... Read More

Aristotle on the Authority of the Many: Politics III 11, 1281a40–b21 (2019)
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Hatzistavrou, A. (in press). Aristotle on the Authority of the Many: Politics III 11, 1281a40–b21. Apeiron, https://doi.org/10.1515/apeiron-2018-0093

In this article I propose a new interpretation of Aristotle’s arguments about the authority of the many at Politics III 11, 1281a40-b21. It consists of the following main tenets. First, the multitude that Aristotle refers to in his arguments should b... Read More

Enhanced Mediterranean water cycle explains increased humidity during MIS 3 in North Africa (2019)
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Rogerson, M., Dublyansky, Y., Hoffman, D. L., Luetscher, M., Töchterle, P., & Spötl, C. (2019). Enhanced Mediterranean water cycle explains increased humidity during MIS 3 in North Africa. Climate of the Past, 15, 1757–1769. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2018-134

We report a new fluid inclusion dataset from Northeast Libyan speleothem SC-06-01, which is the largest speleothem fluid inclusion dataset for North Africa to date. The stalagmite was sampled in Susah cave, a low altitude coastal site, in Cyrenaica,... Read More

Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial assessing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the Journeying through Dementia (JtD) intervention compared to usual care (2019)
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Wright, J., Foster, A., Cooper, C., Sprange, K., Walters, S., Berry, K., …Mountain, G. (2019). Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial assessing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the Journeying through Dementia (JtD) intervention compared to usual care. BMJ open, 9(9), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029207

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2019. Introduction Services are being encouraged to provide postdiagnostic treatment to those with dementia but the availability of evidence-based interventions following diagnosis has not kept pace with incre... Read More