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Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study. (2017)
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ROBERTS, F. and GOODHAND, K. 2017. Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study. Nursing and health sciences [online], 20(1), pages 107-115. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12393

The most memorable learning occurs during placement. Simulated inter-professional learning is a logical learning opportunity to help healthcare professionals work beyond their professional silos. In this qualitative study, we investigated the perceiv... Read More about Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study..

Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: a systematic review and meta-regression. (2017)
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DEB, S.K., BROWN, D.R., GOUGH, L.A., MCLELLAN, C.P., SWINTON, P.A., SPARKS, S.A. and MCNAUGHTON, L.R. 2018. Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: a systematic review and meta-regression. European journal of sport science [online], 18(2), pages 243-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2017.1410233

The aim of this study was to quantify the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise capacity and performance, which includes continuous and intermittent forms of exercise. A systematic review was conducted with a three-level mixed effects meta-re... Read More about Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: a systematic review and meta-regression..

Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach. (2017)
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GEDDES, J., HUMPHREY, T. and WALLACE, R.M.M. 2017. Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach. African journal of midwifery and women's health [online], 11(4), pages 196-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2017.11.4.196

Background: A priority in Malawi over the past 15 years has been to improve women's access to skilled birth attendants by training and educating more midwives, and encouraging women to deliver in health facilities. However, women's choices in accessi... Read More about Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach..

Influence of adipose tissue mass on bone mass in an overweight or obese population: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2017)
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DOLAN, E., SWNTON, P.A., SALE, C., HEALY, A. and O'REILLY, J. 2017. Influence of adipose tissue mass on bone mass in an overweight or obese population: systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition reviews [online], 75(10), pagers 858-870. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nux046

Context: The scientific literature shows conflicting evidence about the relationship between adiposity and bone mass in overweight and obese populations. Objective: The aim of this review was to quantify the correlation between adipose mass (absolute... Read More about Influence of adipose tissue mass on bone mass in an overweight or obese population: systematic review and meta-analysis..

The effect of pitched and vertical ladder ergometer climbing on cardiorespiratory and psychophysical variables. (2017)
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BARRON, P.-J., BURGESS, K., COOPER, K. and STEWART, A.D. 2018. The effect of pitched and vertical ladder ergometer climbing on cardiorespiratory and psychophysical variables. Applied ergonomics [online], 66, pages 172-176. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.09.001

This study aimed to assess whether modifying the pitch of a 75° ladder ergometer to vertical had a cardiorespiratory or psychophysical effect on climbing. Nine male participants climbed a ladder ergometer at 75° and subsequently at 90°, adjusted for... Read More about The effect of pitched and vertical ladder ergometer climbing on cardiorespiratory and psychophysical variables..

Associations between body mass index across adult life and hip shapes at age 60 to 64: evidence from the 1946 British birth cohort. (2017)
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MUTHURI, S., SAUNDERS, F.R., HARDY, R.J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MARTIN, K.R., GREGORY, J.S., BARR, R.J, ADAMS, J.E., KUH, D., ASPDEN, R.M. and COOPER, R. 2017. Associations between body mass index across adult life and hip shapes at age 60 to 64: evidence from the 1946 British birth cohort. Bone [online], 105, pages 115-121. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2017.08.017

Objective: To examine the associations of body mass index (BMI) across adulthood with hip shapes at age 60-64years. Methods: Up to 1633 men and women from the MRC National Survey of Health and Development with repeat measures of BMI across adulthood... Read More about Associations between body mass index across adult life and hip shapes at age 60 to 64: evidence from the 1946 British birth cohort..

Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. (2017)
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COOPER, K., JEHU, L.M., KLEIN, S., SMITH, B.H. and SCHOFIELD, P. 2018. Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. Physiotherapy [online], 104(2), pages 239-247. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001

Objective - To determine the feasibility and acceptability of a training programme for peer volunteers to support older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) following discharge from physiotherapy. Design - Feasibility study. Setting - Community-b... Read More about Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study..

Circulating levels of angiogenesis-related growth factors in breast cancer: a study to profile proteins responsible for tubule formation. (2017)
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BARRON, G.A., GOUA, M., WAHLE, K.W.J. and BERMANO, G. 2017. Circulating levels of angiogenesis-related growth factors in breast cancer: a study to profile proteins responsible for tubule formation. Oncology reports [online], 38(3), pages 1886-1894. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3892/or.2017.5803

The present study exploited a versatile in vitro endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture cell system to investigate the association between angiogenesis and breast cancer by comparing the capacity of plasma from women with breast cancer and age-matche... Read More about Circulating levels of angiogenesis-related growth factors in breast cancer: a study to profile proteins responsible for tubule formation..

Workplace interventions to improve sitting posture: a systematic review. (2017)
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SWINTON, P.A., COOPER, K., HANCOCK, E. 2017. Workplace interventions to improve sitting posture: a systematic review. Preventive medicine [online], 101, pages 204-212. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.06.023

Evaluate the effectiveness of workplace interventions to improve sitting posture of workers that spend long periods of time seated at a visual display terminal. A systematic review of randomised controlled trials, non-randomised controlled trials and... Read More about Workplace interventions to improve sitting posture: a systematic review..

Continuing professional development (CPD) in radiography: a collaborative European meta-ethnography literature review. (2017)
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WAREING, A., BUISSINK, C., HARPER, D., GELLERT OLESEN, M., SOTO, M., BRAICO, S., VAN LAER, P., GREMION, I. and RAINFORD, L. 2017. Continuing professional development (CPD) in radiography: a collaborative European meta-ethnography literature review. Radiography [online], 23(Supplement 1), pages S58-S63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.05.016

Objectives: The aim of the study was to complete a collaborative review of Radiography continuing professional development (CPD) research material to support the production of European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS) CPD recommendations.... Read More about Continuing professional development (CPD) in radiography: a collaborative European meta-ethnography literature review..

Per-protocol investigation of a best practice exercise referral scheme. (2017)
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STEWART, L., DOLAN, E., CARVER, P. and SWINTON, P.A. 2017. Per-protocol investigation of a best practice exercise referral scheme. Public health [online], 150, pages 26-33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2017.04.023

Objectives: To investigate the effects of an exercise referral scheme (ERS) aligned to the UK best practice guidelines on a range of outcomes including those associated with key health concerns of the Scottish population. Study design A longitudinal... Read More about Per-protocol investigation of a best practice exercise referral scheme..

Statistical shape modelling of hip and lumbar spine morphology and their relationship in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development. (2017)
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PAVLOVA, A.V., SAUNDERS, F.R., MUTHURI, S.G., GREGORY, J.S., BARR, R.J., MARTIN, K.R., HARDY, R.J., COOPER, R., ADAMS, J.E., KUH, D. and ASPDEN, R.M. 2017. Statistical shape modelling of hip and lumbar spine morphology and their relationship in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development. Journal of anatomy [online], 231(2), pages 248-259. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.12631

The anatomical shape of bones and joints is important for their proper function, but quantifying this and detecting pathological variations is difficult to do. Numerical descriptions would also enable correlations between joint shapes to be explored.... Read More about Statistical shape modelling of hip and lumbar spine morphology and their relationship in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development..

A review of peer-assisted learning to deliver interprofessional supplementary image interpretation skills. (2017)
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BAIN, P., WAREING, A. and HENDERSON, I. 2017. A review of peer-assisted learning to deliver interprofessional supplementary image interpretation skills. Radiography [online], 23(Supplement 1), pages S64-S69. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.05.002

Background Peer-assisted learning provides a means through which individuals can learn from one another through a reciprocal process. Radiographic image interpretation skills are fundamental to both diagnostic radiography students and medical student... Read More about A review of peer-assisted learning to deliver interprofessional supplementary image interpretation skills..

A JAFROC study of nodule detection performance in CT images of a thorax acquired during PET/CT. (2017)
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THOMPSON, J.D., WAREING, A., SZCZEPURA, K.R., VINJAMUN, S. and HOGG, P. 2017. A JAFROC study of nodule detection performance in CT images of a thorax acquired during PET/CT. Radiography [online], 23(3), pages 191-196. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.03.001

Purpose - Two types of CT images (modalities) are acquired in PET/CT: for attenuation correction (AC) and diagnosis. The purpose of the study was to compare nodule detection and localization performance between these two modalities. Methods - CT imag... Read More about A JAFROC study of nodule detection performance in CT images of a thorax acquired during PET/CT..

Consequences of sarcopenia among nursing home residents at long-term follow-up. (2017)
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HENWOOD, T, HASSAN, B., SWINTON, P., SENIOR, H. and KEOGH, J. 2017. Consequences of sarcopenia among nursing home residents at long-term follow-up. Geriatric nursing [online], 38(5), pages 406-411. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.02.003

The consequences of and transition into sarcopenia with long-term survival was investigated in the nursing home setting. Eligible residents from 11 nursing homes were followed-up 18-months after their assessment for sarcopenia using the European Work... Read More about Consequences of sarcopenia among nursing home residents at long-term follow-up..

Shape change and obesity prevalence among male UK offshore workers after 30 years: new insight from a 3D scanning study. (2017)
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STEWART, A.D., LEDINGHAM, R.L., FURNACE, G., WILLIAMS, H. and NEVILL, A.M. 2017. Shape change and obesity prevalence among male UK offshore workers after 30 years: new insight from a 3D scanning study. American journal of human biology [online], 29(4), article ID e22992. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22992

In 1984, male UK offshore workers had higher fat content and greater overweight- and obesity prevalence than the general population. Since then, body weight has increased by 19%, but - without accompanying anthropometric measures - their size increas... Read More about Shape change and obesity prevalence among male UK offshore workers after 30 years: new insight from a 3D scanning study..