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A critical review of online battery remaining useful lifetime prediction methods. (2021)
Journal Article
WANG, S., JIN, S., DENG, D. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. A critical review of online battery remaining useful lifetime prediction methods. Frontiers in mechanical engineering [online], 7, article 719718. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmech.2021.719718

Lithium-ion batteries play an important role in our daily lives. The prediction of the remaining service life of lithium-ion batteries has become an important issue. This article reviews the methods for predicting the remaining service life of lithiu... Read More about A critical review of online battery remaining useful lifetime prediction methods..

Giving children a voice through partnership: a child rights-based approach to the co-design of postgraduate nurse education. (2021)
Journal Article
ALLAN, E. and LUDERS, S. 2021. Giving children a voice through partnership: a child rights-based approach to the co-design of postgraduate nurse education. British journal of child health, [online], 2(4), pages 171-178. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/chhe.2021.2.4.171

Background: There is an increasing need for the voice of children and young people to be more evident in planning and designing services, including the delivery of higher education, for school nurses to ultimately influence service delivery. Aim: To... Read More about Giving children a voice through partnership: a child rights-based approach to the co-design of postgraduate nurse education..

Menopausal hormone therapy and women's health: an umbrella review. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
ZHANG, G.-Q., CHEN, J.-L., LUO, Y., et al. 2021. Menopausal hormone therapy and women's health: an umbrella review. [Dataset]. PLoS medicine [online], 18(8), article e1003731. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003731#sec034

There remains uncertainty about the impact of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) on women’s health. A systematic, comprehensive assessment of the effects on multiple outcomes is lacking. The authors conducted an umbrella review to comprehensively summa... Read More about Menopausal hormone therapy and women's health: an umbrella review. [Dataset].

Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
SANDAL, L.F., BACH, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K, et al. [2021]. Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset]. JAMA internal medicine [online], Online First. Available from: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2782459#supplemental-tab

SELFBACK is an evidence-based decision support system that supports self-management of nonspecific low back pain. In specific, SELFBACK provides the user with evidence-based advice on physical activity level, strength/ flexibility exercises, and educ... Read More about Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset].

Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. (2021)
Journal Article
SANDAL, L.F., BACH, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K, et al. [2021]. Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. JAMA internal medicine [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4097

Importance: Lower back pain (LBP) is a prevalent and challenging condition in primary care. The effectiveness of an individually tailored self-management support tool delivered via a smartphone app has not been rigorously tested. Objective: To invest... Read More about Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial..

Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
ACEVES-MARTINS, A., LÓPEZ-CRUZ, L., GARCÍA-BOTELLO, M., GUTIERREZ-GÓMEZ, Y.Y. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2021. Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition reviews [online], Advance Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nuab041

Context: Prevalence of overweight and obesity has been rising in the past 3 decades among Mexican children and adolescents. Objective: To systematically review experimental studies evaluating interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and ado... Read More about Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis..

Menopausal hormone therapy and women’s health: an umbrella review. (2021)
Journal Article
ZHANG, G.-Q., CHEN, J.-L., LUO, Y., et al. 2021. Menopausal hormone therapy and women's health: an umbrella review. PLoS medicine [online], 18(8), article e1003731. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003731

Background: There remains uncertainty about the impact of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) on women’s health. A systematic, comprehensive assessment of the effects on multiple outcomes is lacking. We conducted an umbrella review to comprehensively su... Read More about Menopausal hormone therapy and women’s health: an umbrella review..

Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
MATTHEWS, J.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., SANTOS, L., ARTIOLI, G.G., TURNER, M.D., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. and SALE, C. [2021]. Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Dataset]. Advances in nutrition [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://academic.oup.com/advances/advance-article/doi/10.1093/advances/nmab087/6333366#supplementary-data

The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals. A systematic search of 6 electronic databases wa... Read More about Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Dataset].

Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
MATTHEWS, J.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., SANTOS, L., ARTIOLI, G.G., TURNER, M.D., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. and SALE, C. [2021]. Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Advances in nutrition [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmab087

There is growing evidence that supplementation with carnosine, or its rate-limiting precursor β-alanine, can ameliorate aspects of metabolic dysregulation that occur in diabetes and its related conditions. The purpose of this systematic review and me... Read More about Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate researchers: exploring the relationship between mental health literacy, help-seeking behaviour, psychological distress, and wellbeing. (2021)
Journal Article
MOSS, R., GORCZYNSKI, P., SIMS-SCHOUTEN, W., HEARD-LAUREOTE, K. and CREATON, J. [2021]. Mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate researchers: exploring the relationship between mental health literacy, help-seeking behaviour, psychological distress, and wellbeing. Higher education research and development [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2021.1906210

Studies of Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) have highlighted that the population may be at risk of developing symptoms of common mental health problems. Early intervention and preventative measures may reduce this risk, such as improving mental health... Read More about Mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate researchers: exploring the relationship between mental health literacy, help-seeking behaviour, psychological distress, and wellbeing..

Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. (2021)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., BLOICE, L. and GRAY, D. 2021. Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. Scottish affairs [online], 30(3), pages 311-336. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2021.0372

This paper explores the social importance of small, local airports to Scottish island communities, and the roles that they might play in maintaining cultural identity and a sense of place. It draws upon studies conducted in three communities: Benbecu... Read More about Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports..

Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency. (2021)
Journal Article
SALUBI, V., MAHON, R., OLUYEMI, G. and OYENEYIN, B. 2021. Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press, article 109281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.109281

Effective cuttings transport and accurate drilling hydraulics prediction remain issues of concern during drilling operations of horizontal, extended reach and multilateral wells. While several studies have adopted a two- or three-layered modelling ap... Read More about Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency..

Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide‑co‑acrylic acid) potassium salt. (2021)
Journal Article
MAHON, R., BALOGUN, Y., OLUYEMI, G., and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. SN applied sciences [online], 3(8), article 756. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-021-04654-w

The original version of this Article contained an error of judgement in the inclusion of the names of the polymers and their application. The names of the polymers and their application were included, however, due to potential issues relating to conf... Read More about Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide‑co‑acrylic acid) potassium salt..

Biopsychosocial effects of competition preparation in natural bodybuilders. (2021)
Journal Article
CHAPPELL, A.J., SIMPER, T.N., TREXLER, E.T. and HELMS, E.R. 2021. Biopsychosocial effects of competition preparation in natural bodybuilders. Journal of human kinetics [online], 79(1), pages 259-276. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2021-0082

Bodybuilders are judged on the subjective visual assessment of their muscular size, proportion, and leanness. This case series tracked four drug-free bodybuilders (3 male) during the off-season, pre-competition and recovery phases. This study aimed t... Read More about Biopsychosocial effects of competition preparation in natural bodybuilders..

Through the eyes of autonomous vehicles: using laser scanning technology to engage the public via the analysis of journeys seen from a different perspective. (2021)
Journal Article
BELKOURI, D., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. [2021]. Through the eyes of autonomous vehicles: using laser scanning technology to engage the public via the analysis of journeys seen from a different perspective. Transportation research procedia [online]: proceedings of 25th Living and walking in cities international conference 2021 (LWC 2021): new scenarios for safe mobility in urban areas, 9-10 September 2021, Brescia, Italy, (accepted).

It is likely that Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) will have significant social, cultural, spatial and environmental implications and the interaction between humans, automated vehicles and physical environment will provide an array of challenges. This paper... Read More about Through the eyes of autonomous vehicles: using laser scanning technology to engage the public via the analysis of journeys seen from a different perspective..

A novel multi-stage residual feature fusion network for detection of COVID-19 in chest x-ray images. (2021)
Journal Article
FANG, Z., REN, J., MACLELLAN, C., LI, H., ZHOA, H., HUSSAIN, A. and FORTINO, G. [2021]. A novel multi-stage residual feature fusion network for detection of COVID-19 in chest X-ray images. IEEE transactions on molecular, biological and multi-scale communications [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/tmbmc.2021.3099367

To suppress the spread of COVID-19, accurate diagnosis at an early stage is crucial, chest screening with radiography imaging plays an important role in addition to the real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) swab test. Due... Read More about A novel multi-stage residual feature fusion network for detection of COVID-19 in chest x-ray images..

Analysis of multi-factors affecting the performance of Nigeria's refineries: a systems thinking approach. (2021)
Journal Article
IHEUKWUMERE, O., MOORE, D. and OMOTAYO, T. [2021]. Analysis of multi-factors affecting the performance of Nigeria's refineries: a systems thinking approach. International journal of productivity and performance management [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-11-2020-0585

Purpose: The challenges facing the productivity of Nigeria's refineries have generated much academic discourse. This study was carried out to develop a causal loop model showing the interrelationships of the multiple factors driving the poor performa... Read More about Analysis of multi-factors affecting the performance of Nigeria's refineries: a systems thinking approach..

一种基于模糊成像机理的QR码图像快速盲复原方法. (2021)
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CHEN, R., ZHENG, Z., ZHAO, H., REN, J. and TAN, H. 2021. 一种基于模糊成像机理的QR 码图像快速 盲复原方法. = [Fast blind restoration of QR code images based on blurred imaging mechanism]. Guangzi xuebao/Acta photonica sinica [online], 50(7), article 0710003. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3788/gzxb20215007.0710003

A fast blind restoration method of QR code images was proposed based on a blurred imaging mechanism. On the basis of the research on the centroid invariance of the blurred imaging diffuse light spots, the circular finder pattern is designed. When the... Read More about 一种基于模糊成像机理的QR码图像快速盲复原方法..

Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. (2021)
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DEPASQUALE, C., BROWN, A., ARNOLD, A., DRUMMOND, N. and TONNA, A. [2021]. Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. Currents in pharmacy teaching and learning [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2021.07.005

Introduction: This project aimed to develop content, pilot delivery, and evaluate effectiveness of an innovative Medicines Safety School Programme delivered by student pharmacists to primary school pupils. Methods: A collaborative approach between ac... Read More about Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists..

Selenium, as selenite, prevents adipogenesis by modulating selenoproteins gene expression and oxidative stress-related genes. (2021)
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EL-MAGD, N.F.A., BARBOSA, P.O., NICK, J., COVALERO, V., GRIGNETTI, G. and BERMANO, G. [2021]. Selenium, as selenite, prevents adipogenesis by modulating selenoproteins gene expression and oxidative stress-related genes. Nutrition [online], In Press, article 111424. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2021.111424

Objective: This study aimed to assess the effect of the micronutrient selenium, as inorganic selenite, on adipocytes differentiation and to identify underlying molecular mechanisms, while advancing understanding of basic cellular mechanisms associate... Read More about Selenium, as selenite, prevents adipogenesis by modulating selenoproteins gene expression and oxidative stress-related genes..