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Effect of menstrual cycle and contraceptive pill phase on aspects of exercise physiology and athletic performance in female athletes: protocol for the Feminae international multisite innovative project. [Protocol] (2023)
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ELLIOTT SALE, K.J., FLOOD, T.R., ARENT, S.M., DOLAN, E., SAUNDERS, B., HANSEN, M., IHALAINEN, J.K., MIKKONEN, R.S., MINAHAN, C., THORNTON, J.S., ACHERMAN, K.E., LEBRUN, C.M., SALE, C., STELLINGWERFF, T., SWINTON, P.A. and HACKNEY, A.C. on behalf of Feminae consortium. 2023. Effect of menstrual cycle and contraceptive pill phase on aspects of exercise physiology and athletic performance in female athletes: protocol for the Feminae international multisite innovative project. [Protocol]. BMJ open sport and exercise medicine [online], 9(4), e001814. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2023-001814

The idiom 'more high-quality research is needed' has become the slogan for sport and exercise physiology-based research in female athletes. However, in most instances, it is challenging to address this gap of high-quality research in elite female ath... Read More about Effect of menstrual cycle and contraceptive pill phase on aspects of exercise physiology and athletic performance in female athletes: protocol for the Feminae international multisite innovative project. [Protocol].

What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2023)
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PARKINSON, M., RYAN, C., AVERY, L., HAND, A., RAMASWAMY, B., JONES, J., LINDOP, F., SILVERDALE, M., BAKER, K. and NAISBY, J. 2023. What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. International journal for equity in health [online], 22, article number 244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-023-02046-7

A scoping review will be undertaken to examine and map the available evidence that has been produced in relation to pain management in Parkinson's, with a focus on behavioural interventions, resources and/or how professionals support people with Park... Read More about What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Solving the mystery of recurring low level contamination. (2023)
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SMITH, L. 2023. Solving the mystery of recurring low level contamination. Cleanroom technology, June 2023, pages 14-17.

This article is a research review of a study that identified bacteria on cleanroom garments to solve the mystery of recurring low-level contamination in a facility.

What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2023)
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SHIM, J., ALEXANDER, L., PEPPER, S., PAVLOVA, A., MCCALLUM, M. and COOPER, K. 2023. What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. OSF preprints [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/2q4af

Prehabilitation or pre-operative services vary extensively in content and accessibility, as there are currently no nationwide standards in place for providing and evaluating prehabilitation. Furthermore, there has been a lack of consideration of the... Read More about What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Interventions for alcohol cessation in people with atrial fibrillation. [Protocol] (2023)
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BUTLER, T., COWIE, A., MCHALE, S., HORNE, S., O'REILLY, M., MEELU, O.A., AHMED, F., KIRRESH, A., THOMSON, R.J., BROWN, J., AHMAD, M., LAMBIASE, P.D., MANMATHAN, G.P.R., MORSELLI, F. and DAWKES, S. 2023. Interventions for alcohol cessation in people with atrial fibrillation. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], 2023(2), article number CD015004. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD015004

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:. To assess the effects of interventions for alcohol cessation compared to usual treatment for people with atrial fibrillation.

Determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults affected by cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2023)
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BAK-KLIMEK, A., SPENCER, E., LEE, S., CAMPBELL, K., MCINALLY, W. and MACLEAN, R. 2022. Determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults (TYAs) affected by cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], Item number CRD42022322069. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42022322069

The objective of this systematic review is to look at the key determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults (TYAs) affected by cancer. Sources to be searched are MEDLINE, PsycINFO, CINAHL, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Re... Read More about Determinants of psychological distress in teenagers and young adults affected by cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].

Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol] (2022)
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VELO HIGUERAS, M., DOUGLAS, F. and KENNEDY, C. 2022. Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42022325482. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?RecordID=325482

Freebirth is the deliberate choice to give birth at home without a regulated healthcare professional. It is also known as unassisted childbirth. While the choice to decline professional care refers mainly to the intrapartum period, women who freebirt... Read More about Exploring women's motivations to freebirth and their experience of maternity care: protocol for a systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. [Protocol].

What is the impact of long term COVID-19 on workers in healthcare settings? A rapid review of current evidence. [Protocol] (2022)
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CRUICKSHANK, M., GRANT, A., TORRANCE, N., MANSON, P. and BRAZZELLI, M. 2022. What is the impact of long term COVID-19 on workers in healthcare settings? A rapid review of current evidence. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42021288181. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42021288181

The objective of this systematic rapid review is to assess the effects of long COVID among healthcare workers and its impact on their self-reported health status, professional working lives, personal circumstances and use of health services. A range... Read More about What is the impact of long term COVID-19 on workers in healthcare settings? A rapid review of current evidence. [Protocol].

Feasibility and acceptability of exercise interventions for adults with tendinopathy: a mixed methods review. [Protocol] (2021)
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COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L., SWINTON, P., MORRISSEY, D., PAVLOVA, A., MITCHELL, L., BRANDIE, D., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V. 2021. Feasibility and acceptability of exercise interventions for adults with tendinopathy: a mixed methods review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42020164641. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020164641

This is a protocol for a review that aims to explore the feasibility and acceptability of any exercise intervention for the treatment of any tendinopathy. The first specific review question is: What is the current knowledge about the feasibility of d... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of exercise interventions for adults with tendinopathy: a mixed methods review. [Protocol].

Dealing with dehydration. (2021)
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KYDD, A. 2021. Dealing with dehydration. Health Europa quarterly [online], 19, pages 96-99. Available from: https://www.healtheuropa.eu/dealing-with-dehydration-in-older-adults/111477/

Food and drink are fundamental staples in our everyday lives. Not only do they play an essential part in our overall health, but they also hold holistic significance, influencing our daily habits, giving us a sense of familiarity, and helping us buil... Read More about Dealing with dehydration..

Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2021)
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NÉDÉLEC, E., FOLI, E., SHULTZ, S.J., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ENRIGHT, K., PIASECKI, J., MATTHEWS, J.J., SALE, C. and ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. 2021. Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. BMJ Open Sport and exercise medicine [online], 7, e001170. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2021-001170

Exercising women report three to six times more ACL tears than men, which happen, in the majority of cases, with a non-contact mechanism. This sex disparity has, in part, been attributed to the differences in reproductive hormone profiles between men... Read More about Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].

Discussion about the effects of PPE and COVID-19 on menopausal women is long overdue. (2021)
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KYDD, A. 2021. Discussion about the effects of PPE and COVID-19 on menopausal women is long overdue. Press and journal [online], 18 October 2021. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/lifestyle/health-and-wellbeing/3542157

The NHS employer's website has guidance for HR departments to produce policies on menopause in the workplace. However, despite the added pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention appears to have been paid to the impact of Personal Pr... Read More about Discussion about the effects of PPE and COVID-19 on menopausal women is long overdue..

What is the point of technology if no one uses it? [Newspaper article] (2021)
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ROBERTS, R. 2021. What is the point of technology if no one uses it? [Newspaper article]. Energy voice [online], 3 August 2021. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/2p8n5raz

A sustainable future is closely linked to creating and adopting innovative technologies. These new products, services and ways of working may solve many of the challenges we face as individuals and as a society. However, to unlock the power of innova... Read More about What is the point of technology if no one uses it? [Newspaper article].

Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2021)
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COUTTS, E. and COOPER, K. 2021. Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(12), pages 3332-3339. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00386

Objective: The purpose of this scoping review is to map what has been reported on interventions, barriers, and facilitators associated with return to work for adults with and without communication disorders following a stroke. Introduction: Difficult... Read More about Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Exploring the experience of participating in a peer support intervention for individuals with chronic non-cancer pain: a qualitative systematic review protocol. [Protocol] (2021)
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ARNOTT, R., PARK, V. and COOPER, K. 2021. Exploring the experience of participating in a peer support intervention for individuals with chronic non-cancer pain: a qualitative systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42021245085. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?RecordID=245085

Chronic pain is a prevalent and costly issue. It is defined as pain that persists beyond 12 weeks or past normal healing times. It has been recognized as one of the most prominent causes of disability worldwide and affects up to half of the populatio... Read More about Exploring the experience of participating in a peer support intervention for individuals with chronic non-cancer pain: a qualitative systematic review protocol. [Protocol].

Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2021)
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ALEXANDER, L.A., MORRISSEY, D., SWINTON, P., MACLEAN, C., HARRISON, I. and COOPER, K. 2021. Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(7), pages 1713-1719. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00175

Objective: The aim of the review is to provide a map of exercise interventions and outcomes that have been reported for the treatment of any tendinopathy. Introduction: Tendinopathy is a common condition that affects athletic and non-athletic populat... Read More about Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Julian Assange extradition: freedom of British media to expose US state secrets is at stake. [Newspaper article] (2021)
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ARNELL, P. 2021. Julian Assange extradition: freedom of British media to expose US state secrets is at stake. [Newspaper article]. Press gazette [online], 2 March 2021. Available from: https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/julian-assange-extradition-appeal/

Dr Paul Arnell is expert on extradition law from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen – he explains why the Julian Assange extradition appeal has huge implications for media freedom in the UK.

Is exile an act of discrimination? [Newspaper article] (2021)
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ARNELL, P. 2021. Is exile an act of discrimination? [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 27 February 2021. Available from: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/shamima-begums-exile-over-isis-support-raises-profound-questions-about-racism-sexism-and-british-citizenship-dr-paul-arnell-3148318

The case of Shamima Begum raises strong and contrasting opinions. Many people feel that her permanent exile from the UK is a just and reasonable response to what she has done. Others are of the view that that fate is discriminatory and egregious.

The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2020)
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DOLAN, E., DUMAS, A., KEANE, K.M., BESTETTI, G., FREITAS, L.H.M., GUALANO, B., KOHRT, W., KELLEY, G.A., PEREIRA, R.M.R., SALE, C. and SWINTON, P. 2020. The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol]. Systematic reviews [online], 9, article ID 291. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01551-y

Bone is a plastic tissue that is responsive to its physical environment. As a result, exercise interventions represent a potential means to influence bone. However, little is currently known about how various exercise and participant characteristics... Read More about The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol].