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  • Brain Health, One Health and COVID-19

    Wiebers, DO; Feigin, V; Winkler, AS (Karger Publishers, 2021)
  • What Really Matters: Experiences of Emergency Remote Teaching in University Teaching and Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Erlam, G; Garrett, N; Gasteiger, N; Lau, K; Hoare, K; Agarwal, S; Haxell, A (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic and related lock downs have accelerated the need for online and remote teaching within university settings. However, due to the abrupt nature of the pandemic, many academic staff were not prepared for ...
  • Stable Coordination Variability in Overground Walking and Running at Preferred and Fixed Speeds

    Wyatt, H; Weir, G; Jewell, C; van Emmerik, R; Hamill, J (Human Kinetics, 2020)
    Coordination variability (CV) is commonly analyzed to understand dynamical qualities of human locomotion. The purpose of this study was to develop guidelines for the number of trials required to inform the calculation of ...
  • Spatial, Temporal, and Demographic Patterns in Prevalence of Smoking Tobacco Use and Attributable Disease Burden in 204 Countries and Territories, 1990–2019: A Systematic Analysis From the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

    Reitsma, MB; Kendrick, PJ; Ababneh, E; Abbafati, C; Abbasi-Kangevari, M; Abdoli, A; Abedi, A; Abhilash, ES; Abila, DB; Aboyans, V; Abu-Rmeileh, NME; Adebayo, OM; Advani, SM; Aghaali, M; Ahinkorah, BO; Ahmad, S; Ahmadi, K; Ahmed, H; Aji, B; Akunna, CJ; Al-Aly, Z; Alanzi, TM; Alhabib, KF; Ali, L; Alif, SM; Alipour, V; Aljunid, SM; Alla, F; Allebeck, P; Alvis-Guzman, N; Amin, TT; Amini, S; Amu, H; Amul, GGH; Ancuceanu, R; Anderson, JA; Ansari-Moghaddam, A; Antonio, CAT; Antony, B; Anvari, D; Arabloo, J; Arian, ND; Arora, M; Asaad, M; Ausloos, M; Awan, AT; Ayano, G; Aynalem, GL; Azari, S; B, DB; Badiye, AD; Baig, AA; Bakhshaei, MH; Banach, M; Banik, PC; Barker-Collo, SL; Bärnighausen, TW; Barqawi, HJ; Basu, S; Bayati, M; Bazargan-Hejazi, S; Behzadifar, M; Bekuma, TT; Bennett, DA; Bensenor, IM; Berfield, KSS; Bhagavathula, AS; Bhardwaj, N; Bhardwaj, P; Bhattacharyya, K; Bibi, S; Bijani, A; Bintoro, BS; Biondi, A; Birara, S; Braithwaite, D; Brenner, H; Brunoni, AR; Burkart, K; Butt, ZA; 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Sigurvinsdottir, R; Silva, DAS; Silva, JP; Singh, A; Singh, JA; Singh, V; Sinha, DN; Sitas, F; Skryabin, VY; Skryabina, AA; Soboka, M; Soriano, JB; Soroush, A; Soshnikov, S; Soyiri, IN; Spurlock, EE; Sreeramareddy, CT; Stein, DJ; Steiropoulos, P; Stortecky, S; Straif, K; Suliankatchi Abdulkader, R; Sulo, G; Sundström, J; Tabuchi, T; Tadakamadla, SK; Taddele, BW; Tadesse, EG; Tamiru, AT; Tareke, M; Tareque, MI; Tarigan, IU; Temsah, M-H; Thankappan, KR; Thapar, R; Tichopad, A; Tolani, MA; Topouzis, F; Tovani-Palone, MR; Tran, BX; Tripathy, JP; Tsegaye, GW; Tsilimparis, N; Tymeson, HD; Ullah, A; Ullah, S; Unim, B; Updike, RL; Vacante, M; Valdez, PR; Vardavas, C; Varona Pérez, P; Vasankari, TJ; Venketasubramanian, N; Verma, M; Vetrova, MV; Vo, B; Vu, GT; Waheed, Y; Wang, Y; Welding, K; Werdecker, A; Whisnant, JL; Wickramasinghe, ND; Yamagishi, K; Yandrapalli, S; Yatsuya, H; Yazdi-Feyzabadi, V; Yeshaw, Y; Yimmer, MZ; Yonemoto, N; Yu, C; Yunusa, I; Yusefzadeh, H; Zahirian Moghadam, T; Zaman, MS; Zamanian, M; Zandian, H; Zar, HJ; Zastrozhin, MS; Zastrozhina, A; Zavala-Arciniega, L; Zhang, J; Zhang, Z-J; Zhong, C; Zuniga, YMH; Gakidou, E (Elsevier BV, 2021)
    Summary Background Ending the global tobacco epidemic is a defining challenge in global health. Timely and comprehensive estimates of the prevalence of smoking tobacco use and attributable disease burden are needed to ...
  • A Solution Scan of Societal Options to Reduce Transmission and Spread of Respiratory Viruses: SARS-CoV-2 as a Case Study

    Sutherland, WJ; Taylor, NG; Aldridge, DC; Martin, P; Rhodes, C; Shackelford, G; Beard, S; Belfield, H; Bladon, AJ; Brick, C; Christie, AP; Dobson, AP; Downey, H; Hood, ASC; Hua, F; Hughes, AC; Jarvis, RM; MacFarlane, D; Morgan, WH; Mupepele, A-C; Marciniak, SJ; Nelson, C; hÉigeartaigh, SÓ; Rios Rojas, C; Sainsbury, KA; Smith, RK; Sundaram, LS; Thornton, A; Watkins, J; White, TB; Willott, K; Petrovan, SO (2021)
    Societal biosecurity, measures built into everyday society to minimize risks from pests and diseases, is an important aspect of managing epidemics and pandemics. We aimed to identify societal options for reducing the ...
  • Efficacy of a Single-Task ERP Measure to Evaluate Cognitive Workload During a Novel Exergame

    Ghani, U; Signal, N; Niazi, IK; Taylor, D (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    This study aimed to validate the efficacy of single-task event-related potential (ERP) measures of cognitive workload to be implemented in exergame-based rehabilitation. Twenty-four healthy participants took part in a novel ...
  • Electroencephalographic Recording of the Movement-Related Cortical Potential in Ecologically-Valid Movements: A Scoping Review

    Olsen, S; Alder, G; Williams, M; Chambers, S; Jochumsen, M; Signal, N; Rashid, U; Niazi, I; Taylor, D (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    The movement-related cortical potential (MRCP) is a brain signal that can be recorded using surface electroencephalography (EEG) and represents the cortical processes involved in movement preparation. The MRCP has been ...
  • Rasch Analysis of the Brain Injury Screening Tool (BIST) in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    Shaikh, N; Theadom, A; Siegert, R; Hardaker, N; King, D; Hume, P (BioMed Central Ltd, 2021)
    Objective To evaluate the psychometric properties of the Brain Injury Screening Tool (BIST) symptom scale in a sample of people with a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) through Rasch analysis, and to obtain an interval ...
  • Big Data and Dementia in New Zealand

    Yates, S; Rvera Rodriguez, C; Martinez-Ruiz, A; Coomarasamy, C; Whttington, R; Krishnamurthi, R; Cheung, G; Kerse, N; Cullum, S (Wiley, 2020)
    Background: Research is increasingly looking at how routinely collected health and social care data can be used to influence policy and service design, however the accuracy of such data in New Zealand is not known. Estimates ...
  • Negative Emotional States, Satisfaction With Life, and Romantic Relationships in Young Adult Gamers and Non-gamers: An Exploratory Study

    Landon, J; Shepherd, D; Goedeke, S; Li, M (CDS Press, Toronto, Canada, 2021)
    Objectives: A body of research is clarifying the complexity of the effects of online gaming on the lives of gamers. We explored self-reported negative emotional states, satisfaction with life, and relationship satisfaction ...
  • The Effectiveness of Stroke Riskometer™ in Improving Stroke Risk Awareness in Malaysia: A Study Protocol of a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

    Mat Said, Z; Musa, KI; Tengku Ismail, TA; Abdul Hamid, A; Sahathevan, R; Abdul Aziz, Z; Feigin, V (S. Karger AG, 2021)
    Background: Stroke is considered the second leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide. The increasing burden of stroke is strong evidence that currently used primary prevention strategies are not sufficiently ...
  • Fighting Against Stroke in Latin America: A Joint Effort of Medical Professional Societies and Governments

    Martins, SCO; Lavados, P; Secchi, TL; Brainin, M; Ameriso, S; Gongora-Rivera, F; Sacks, C; Cantú-Brito, C; Alvarez Guzman, TF; Pérez-Romero, GE; Muñoz Collazos, M; Barboza, MA; Arauz, A; Abanto Argomedo, C; Novarro-Escudero, N; Amorin Costabile, HI; Crosa, R; Camejo, C; Mernes, R; Maldonado, N; Mora Cuervo, DL; Pontes Neto, OM; Silva, GS; Carbonera, LA; Souza, ACD; Sousa, EDGD; Flores, A; Melgarejo, D; Santos Carquin, IR; Hoppe, A; Carvalho, JJFD; Mont'Alverne, F; Amaya, P; Bayona, H; Navia González, VH; Duran, JC; Urrutia, VC; Araujo, DV; Feigin, VL; Nogueira, RG (Frontiers Media SA, 2021)
    Introduction: Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in Latin America, a region with countless gaps to be addressed to decrease its burden. In 2018, at the first Latin American Stroke Ministerial Meeting, stroke ...
  • Neuropathic Pain in Hand Osteoarthritis: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Magni, N; Collier, J; McNair, P; Rice, DA
    Symptomatic hand osteoarthritis (OA) is a severely debilitating condition. Neuropathic pain (NP) has been shown to be a factor affecting pain severity, hand function, psychological wellbeing, body schema, and the number ...
  • Cross-Cultural Validation of the Stroke Riskometer Using Generalizability Theory

    Medvedev, O; Truong, Q; Merkin, A; Borotkanics, R; Krishnamurthi, R; Feigin, V (Nature Publishing Group, 2021)
    The Stroke Riskometer mobile application is a novel, validated way to provide personalized stroke risk assessment for individuals and motivate them to reduce their risks. Although this app is being used worldwide, its ...
  • Pasifika Collective Well-Being During the COVID-19 Crisis: Samoans and Tongans in Brisbane

    Enari, D; Faleolo, R (University of Calgary, 2020)
    This paper gives insights into the collective ways that Samoans and Tongans living in Brisbane have responded to the changes and uncertainties of the COVID-19 era. As Samoan and Tongan insider researchers, we present ...
  • Sports-Related Injuries in New Zealand: National Insurance (Accident Compensation Corporation) Claims for Five Sporting Codes From 2012 to 2016

    King, D; Hume, PA; Hardaker, N; Cummins, C; Gissane, C; Clark, T (BMJ Publishing, 2019)
    Objectives: To provide epidemiological data and related costs for sport-related injuries of five sporting codes (cricket, netball, rugby league, rugby union and football) in New Zealand for moderate-to-serious and serious ...
  • Volatile Components and Preliminary Antibacterial Activity of Tamarillo (Solanum betaceum Cav.)

    Diep, TT; Yoo, MJY; Pook, C; Sadooghy-Saraby, S; Gite, A; Rush, E
    Tamarillo is a nutrient-dense fruit with a unique aroma from its volatile compounds (VCs). In this study, we aimed to compare the volatile profiles: (i) of fresh and freeze-dried tamarillo; (ii) detected using Thermal ...
  • Fish Nearshore Habitat-Use Patterns As Ecological Indicators of Nursery Quality

    Sabetian, A; Zhang, J; Campbell, M; Walter, R; Allen, H; Reid, M; Wijenayake, K; Lilkendey, J (Elsevier BV, 2021)
    Anthropogenic factors have been identified as major stressors of nearshore environments such as estuaries, sea grass meadows and mangroves. We hypothesize that aquatic organisms functionally dependent on these habitats as ...
  • Real-Time Haptic Feedback Systems Validity and Its Feasibility for Runners in a Real-World Training Environment

    Wong, J; Sheerin, K; Wyatt, H (International Society of Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS), 2021)
    This study sought to assess the use of a novel integrated haptic feedback system for use during running; specifically, the study aimed to 1) assess the validity of the system in measuring trunk inclination and step rate ...

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