• Methods for Regulating and Monitoring Resistance Training

      Helms, E; Kwan, K; Sousa, C; Cronin, J; Storey, A; Zourdos, M (De Gruyter Open, 2020)
      Individualisation can improve resistance training prescription. This is accomplished via monitoring or autoregulating training. Autoregulation adjusts variables at an individualised pace per performance, readiness, or ...
    • Metric selection for effort assessment in multimedia systems development

      MacDonell, SG; Fletcher, T (IEEE, 1998)
      This paper describes ongoing research directed at formulating a set of appropriate metrics for assessing effort requirements for multimedia systems development. An exploratory investigation of the factors that are considered ...
    • Metrics for database systems: an empirical study

      MacDonell, SG; Shepperd, MJ; Sallis, PJ (IEEE Computer Society Press, 1997)
      An important task for any software project manager is to be able to predict and control project size and development effort. Unfortunately, there is comparatively little work, other than function points, that tackles the ...
    • mHealth and Big-data Integration: Promises for Healthcare System in India

      Madanian, S; Parry, D; Airehrour, D; Cherrington, M (BMJ, 2019)
      Background The use of mobile devices in health (mobile health/mHealth) coupled with related technologies promises to transform global health delivery by creating new delivery models that can be integrated with existing ...
    • Microbial Community Structures and Dynamics in the O3/bac Drinking Water Treatment Process

      Tian, J; Lu, J; Zhang, Y; Li, JC; Sun, LC; Hu, ZL (MDPI, 2014)
      Effectiveness of drinking water treatment, in particular pathogen control during the water treatment process, is always a major public health concern. In this investigation, the application of PCR-DGGE technology to the ...
    • Microbial Contamination and Efficacy of Disinfection Procedures of Companion Robots in Care Homes

      Bradwell, HL; Johnson, CW; Lee, J; Winnington, R; Thill, S; Jones, RB (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2020)
      BACKGROUND: Paro and other robot animals can improve wellbeing for older adults and people with dementia, through reducing depression, agitation and medication use. However, nursing and care staff we contacted expressed ...
    • Microclimate of the brown alga Feldmannia caespitula interstitium under zero-flow conditions

      Pohn, M; Vopel, K; Grunberger, E; Ott, J (Inter Research, 2001)
      The microclimate of the brown alga Feldmannia caespitula (J. Agardh) Knoepffler-Peguy interstitium was studied using microelectrode techniques. Zero water flow and irradiances of 170 and 1500 mu mol photons m(-2) s(-1) ...
    • Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Laser Welded Ti–10V–2Fe–3Al (Ti1023) Titanium Alloy

      Chamanfar, A; Huang, M-F; Pasang, T; Tsukamoto, M; Misiolek, WZ (Elsevier BV, 2020)
      The microstructure, microhardness, tensile properties, and fracture characteristics of the laser welded Ti–10V–2Fe–3Al (Ti1023) titanium alloy in the as-welded condition were examined. The mechanical properties were related ...
    • Mid-term evaluation of the Strengthening Pacific Partnerships project

      Nunns, H; Roorda, M; Bedford, C; Bedford, R (The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, New Zealand, 2013)
      This report presents the findings of an independent, mid-term evaluation of the Strengthening Pacific Partnerships (SPP) project for the 18 month period October 2011 to March 2013. The main report presents the valuation ...
    • Midwifery Job Autonomy in New Zealand: I do it all the time

      Clemons, J; Gilkison, A; Mharapara, T; Dixon, L; McAra-Couper, J (Elsevier, 2020)
      Introduction This research aimed to identify what supports and what hinders job autonomy for midwives in New Zealand. Methods Registered midwives participated in an open-ended, online survey in 2019. Anonymised participants ...
    • Midwifing the notion of a 'good' birth: a philosophical analysis

      Smythe, E; Hunter, M; Gunn, J; Crowther, S; Couper, JM; Wilson, S; Payne, D (Elsevier, 2016)
      Objective: to ponder afresh what makes a good birth experience in a listening manner. Design: a hermeneutic approach that first explores the nature of how to listen to a story that is already familiar to us and then draws ...
    • Migrant Construction Workers’ Demography and Job Satisfaction: A New Zealand Study

      Rotimi, JOB; Ramanayaka, CDE; Olatunji, O; Rotimi, FE (Emerald, 2021)
      Purpose The demand for construction-related occupations has increased consistently over many years in New Zealand (NZ). This has necessitated recourse to migrant workers to address capacity and capability requirements. ...
    • MIJT 2010 conference papers and proceedings [Editorial]

      Robie, D (Pacific Media Centre, 2011)
      Conference proceedings of the Media, Investigative Journalism and Technology (MIJT) international conference at AUT University, Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand, on 4/5 December 2010. ISBN 978-1-877314-94-0. Published by the ...
    • Mind and Body Therapy for Fibromyalgia

      Theadom, A; Cropley, M; Smith, HE; Feigin, VL; McPherson, K (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015)
      Mind-body interventions are based on the holistic principle that mind, body and behaviour are all interconnected. Mind-body interventions incorporate strategies that are thought to improve psychological and physical ...
    • Mind Body Spirit in the Groups at the 2016 NZAP Conference

      Solomon, M; Edmond, V; Garland, A; Holdem, L; Hunter, B; Land, C; Lilian, F; Morgaine, J; Virtue, C (New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists (NZAP) Inc., 2016)
      The editors of Ata: Journal of Psychotherapy Aotearoa New Zealand asked if I (Margot Solomon) would write some reflections on the group experiences at the NZAP conference this year. I invited the small group facilitators ...
    • Mindfulness in Tai Chi Chuan as Practised amongst Higher Education Students with Implications for Health and Learning: A Narrative Review

      Henning, MA; Feng, XJ; Chen, Y; Moir, F; Krägeloh, CU; Hobson, J; Webster, CS (LIDSEN Publishing Inc, 2021)
      This review examines the quality of the research exploring mindfulness within tai chi chuan and the way this integrative practice benefits health and learning for higher education students. A narrative review based on a ...
    • Minerals and cucumbers in the sea: international relations will transform the Tongan State

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Constitution law researcher Guy Powles, a Pakeha New Zealander residing in Australia was not optimistic accurate predictions on “the [Tonga] election which is coming up now in November” could be made (Garrett, 2014). “A ...
    • Minimum cost polygon overlay with rectangular shape stock panels

      Siringoringo, WS; Connor, AM; Clements, N; Alexander, N (Taylor & Francis, 2008)
      Minimum Cost Polygon Overlay (MCPO) is a unique two-dimensional optimization problem that involves the task of covering a polygon shaped area with a series of rectangular shaped panels. This has a number of applications ...
    • Mining developer communication streams

      Connor, AM; Finlay, J.A.; Pears, R (Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center (AIRCC) Publishing Corporation, 2014)
      This paper explores the concepts of modelling a software development project as a process that results in the creation of a continuous stream of data. In terms of the Jazz repository used in this research, one aspect of ...
    • Mining recurrent concepts in data streams using the discrete Fourier transform

      Sripirakas, S; Pears, R (arXiv, 2014)
      In this research we address the problem of capturing recurring concepts in a data stream environment. Recurrence capture enables the re-use of previously learned classifiers without the need for re-learning while providing ...