• Tūhono Māori: A Research Study of Attachment from an Indigenous Māori Perspective

      Mikahere-Hall, A (The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists (NZAP) Inc., and supported by the School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies at Auckland University of Technology., 2020)
      Tūhono Māori is a qualitative research project that engages with Indigenous Kaupapa Māori methodology and methods. The purpose is to investigate a uniquely Māori approach for understanding the nature in which healthy whānau ...
    • Evaluating the Effects of an Exercise Program (Staying UpRight) for Older Adults in Long-term Care on Rates of Falls: Study Protocol for a Randomised Controlled Trial

      Taylor, L; Parsons, J; Taylor, D; Binns, E; Lord, S; Edlin, R; Rochester, L; Del Din, S; Klenk, J; Buckley, C; Cavadino, A; Moyes, SA; Kerse, N (BioMed Central, 2020)
      Background: Falls are two to four times more frequent amongst older adults living in long-term care (LTC) than community-dwelling older adults and have deleterious consequences. It is hypothesised that a progressive exercise ...
    • Accessing Rural Health Services: Results From a Qualitative Narrative Gerontological Study

      Neville, S; Napier, S; Adams, J; Shannon, K (Australian Council on the Ageing, 2020)
      OBJECTIVE: Explore how older adults' talk about accessing rural community health services. METHODS: A qualitative narrative gerontological approach explored issues related to accessing health services in their community. ...
    • Nanoantioxidants: Recent Trends in Antioxidant Delivery Applications

      Khalil, I; Yehye, WA; Etxeberria, AE; Alhadi, AA; Dezfooli, SM; Julkapli, NBM; Basirun, WJ; Seyfoddin, A (MDPI AG, 2020)
      Antioxidants interact with free radicals, terminating the adverse chain reactions and converting them to harmless products. Antioxidants thus minimize the oxidative stress and play a crucial role in the treatment of free ...
    • Our People, Our Food, Our Planet: Sustainable Food Systems Policy in the Pacific

      Conn, C; Camnmock, R; Ford, K; Faesen Kloet, G; Nayar, S (Child and Youth Health Research Centre, Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Pacific Island Countries and Territories are facing a health crisis with non communicable diseases (NCDs) currently accounting for more than 80% of deaths. In the 21st century, advances in health intervention and policy ...
    • Improving Health Equity Among the African Ethnic Minority Through Health System Strengthening: A Narrative Review of the New Zealand Healthcare System

      Kanengoni, B; Andajani-Sutjahjo, S; Holroyd, E (BioMed Central, 2020)
      Background: In New Zealand, health equity is a pressing concern and reaching disadvantaged populations has become the goal to close the inequity gap. Building and strengthening health systems is one way to secure better ...
    • Neurovascular Coupling by Functional Near Infra-red Spectroscopy and Sport-related Concussion in Retired Rugby Players: The UK Rugby Health Project

      Sharma, A; Hind, K; Hume, P; Singh, J; Neary, JP (Frontiers Media, 2020)
      Aim: This study investigated cerebral hemodynamic responses to a neurovascular coupling (NVC) test in retired contact athletes with a history of repeated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and in controls with no history ...
    • Peripheral Electrical Stimulation Paired With Movement-related Cortical Potentials Improves Isometric Muscle Strength and Voluntary Activation Following Stroke

      Olsen, S; Signal, N; Niazi, IK; Rashid, U; Alder, G; Mawston, G; Nedergaard, RB; Jochumsen, M; Taylor, D (Frontiers Media, 2020)
      Background: Endogenous paired associative stimulation (ePAS) is a neuromodulatory intervention that has potential to aid stroke recovery. ePAS involves pairing endogenous electroencephalography (EEG) signals known as ...
    • Preparation, Characterization, and Immuno-enhancing Activity of Polysaccharides From Glycyrrhiza Uralensis

      Aipire, A; Yuan, P; Aimaier, A; Cai, S; Mahabati, M; Lu, J; Ying, T; Zhang, B; Li, J (MDPI AG, 2020)
      Glycyrrhiza uralensis is a Chinese herbal medicine with various bioactivities. Three fractions (GUPS-I, GUPS-II and GUPS-III) of G. uralensis polysaccharides (GUPS) were obtained with molecular weights of 1.06, 29.1, and ...
    • Can the Molar Insulin: C-Peptide Ratio Be Used to Predict Hyperinsulinaemia?

      Guildford, L; Crofts, C; Lu, J (MDPI, 2020)
      Hyperinsulinaemia is the precursor to numerous metabolic disorders. Early diagnosis and intervention could improve population health. Diagnosing hyperinsulinaemia is problematic because insulin has a very short half-life ...
    • An Unsupervised Data-driven Model to Classify Gait Patterns in Children With Cerebral Palsy

      Choisne, J; Fourrier, N; Handsfield, G; Signal, N; Taylor, D; Wilson, N; Stott, S; Besier, TF (MDPI AG, 2020)
      Ankle and foot orthoses are commonly prescribed to children with cerebral palsy (CP). It is unclear whether 3D gait analysis (3DGA) provides sufficient and reliable information for clinicians to be consistent when prescribing ...
    • Phenolic and Anthocyanin Compounds and Antioxidant Activity of Tamarillo (Solanum betaceum Cav.)

      Diep, T; Pook, C; Yoo, M (MDPI AG, 2020)
      This study examined phenolics and anthocyanins present in Amber, Laird’s Large and Mulligan cultivars of tamarillo that were cultivated in -Whangarei, Northland of New Zealand. Samples were further separated by their tissue ...
    • Can the Pain Attitudes and Beliefs Scales Be Adapted for Use in the Context of Osteoarthritis With General Practitioners and Physiotherapists?

      O'Brien, DW; Bassett, S; Wright-St Clair, V; Siegert, RJ (BMC, 2020)
      Background: Conservative, first-line treatments (exercise, education and weight-loss if appropriate) for hip and knee joint osteoarthritis are underused despite the known benefits. Clinicians' beliefs can affect the advice ...
    • Effects of Preparation Method on the Biochemical Characterization and Cytotoxic Activity of New Zealand Surf Clam Extracts

      Odeleye, T; Zeng, Z; White, WL; Wang, KS; Li, H; Xu, X; Xu, H; Li, J; Ying, T; Zhang, B; Feng, T; Lu, J (Elsevier, 2020)
      Molluscan extracts confer a wide range of health promoting properties, one of them is cytotoxicity. Extraction and processing can affect the efficacy and properties of bioactive molecules. New Zealand (NZ) surf clams have ...
    • Structural Dependence of Sulfated Polysaccharide for Diabetes Management: Fucoidan From Undaria pinnatifida Inhibiting α-glucosidase More Strongly Than α-amylase and Amyloglucosidase

      Koh, HSA; Lu, J; Zhou, W (Frontiers Media, 2020)
      Fucoidan refers to a group of sulfated polysaccharide that is commonly obtained from various species of brown seaweed. Fucoidan has gained increased popularity among researchers in the recent years due to its numerous ...
    • Ethical Perceptions Towards Real-world Use of Companion Robots With Older People and People With Dementia: Survey Opinions Among Younger Adults

      Bradwell, HL; Winnington, R; Thill, S; Jones, RB (BioMed Central, 2020)
      BACKGROUND: Use of companion robots may reduce older people's depression, loneliness and agitation. This benefit has to be contrasted against possible ethical concerns raised by philosophers in the field around issues such ...
    • Cerebellar Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Learning a Novel Split-belt Treadmill Task: A Randomised Controlled Trial

      Kumari, N; Taylor, D; Rashid, U; Vandal, AC; Smith, PF; Signal, N (Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
      This study aimed to examine the effect of repeated anodal cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (ctDCS) on learning a split-belt treadmill task. Thirty healthy individuals randomly received three consecutive ...
    • Evaluation of Ethnic Variations in Visceral, Subcutaneous, Intra-pancreatic, and Intra-hepatic Fat Depositions by Magnetic Resonance Imaging Among New Zealanders

      Yang, JZ; Dokpuang, D; Nemati, R; He, KH; Zheng, AB; Petrov, MS; Lu, J (MDPI, 2020)
      Anthropometric indices, such as body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist to height ratio (WHtR), have limitations in accurately predicting the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, ...
    • Quantification of Carotenoids, α-tocopherol, and Ascorbic Acid in Amber, Mulligan, and Laird’s Large Cultivars of New Zealand Tamarillos (Solanum betaceum Cav.)

      Diep, TT; Pook, C; Rush, EC; Yoo, MJY (MDPI AG, 2020)
      Amber (yellow), Laird’s Large (red) and Mulligan (purple–red) cultivars of New Zealand tamarillo fruit were separated into pulp (endo- and mesocarp) and peel (exocarp), and analyzed by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry/mass ...
    • Estimating Global Injuries Morbidity and Mortality: Methods and Data Used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 Study

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Sufiyan, MB; Sykes, BL; Tabarés-Seisdedos, R; Tabb, KM; Taddele, BW; Tefera, YM; Tehrani-Banihashemi, A; Tekulu, GH; Tesema Tesema, AK; Tesfay, BE; Thapar, R; Titova, MV; Tlaye, KG; Tohidinik, HR; Topor-Madry, R; Tran, KB; Tran, BX; Tripathy, JP; Tsai, AC; Tsatsakis, A; Car, LT; Ullah, I; Ullah, S; Unnikrishnan, B; Upadhyay, E; Uthman, OA; Valdez, PR; Vasankari, TJ; Veisani, Y; Venketasubramanian, N; Violante, FS; Vlassov, V; Waheed, Y; Wang, Y-P; Wiangkham, T; Wolde, HF; Woldeyes, DH; Wondmeneh, TG; Wondmieneh, AB; Wu, A-M; Wyper, GMA; Yadav, R; Yadollahpour, A; Yano, Y; Yaya, S; Yazdi-Feyzabadi, V; Ye, P; Yip, P; Yisma, E; Yonemoto, N; Yoon, S-J; Youm, Y; Younis, MZ; Yousefi, Z; Yu, C; Yu, Y; Moghadam, TZ; Zaidi, Z; Zaman, SB; Zamani, M; Zandian, H; Zarei, F; Zhang, Z-J; Zhang, Y; Ziapour, A; Zodpey, S; Dandona, R; Dharmaratne, SD; Hay, SI; Mokdad, AH; Pigott, DM; Reiner, RC; Vos, T (BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
      BACKGROUND: While there is a long history of measuring death and disability from injuries, modern research methods must account for the wide spectrum of disability that can occur in an injury, and must provide estimates ...