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Load absorption force-time characteristics following the second pull of weightlifting derivatives (2017)
Journal Article
Suchomel, T. J., Lake, J. P., & Comfort, P. (2017). Load absorption force-time characteristics following the second pull of weightlifting derivatives. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(6), 1644-1652. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001634

Load absorption force-time characteristics following the second pull of weightlifting derivatives. J Strength Cond Res 31(6): 1644–1652, 2017—The purpose of this study was to compare the load absorption force-time characteristics of weightlifting cat... Read More about Load absorption force-time characteristics following the second pull of weightlifting derivatives.

Lack of effect of ankle position during the Nordic curl on muscle activity of the biceps femoris and medial gastrocnemius (2017)
Journal Article
Comfort, P., Regan, A., Herrington, L., Thomas, C., McMahon, J., & Jones, P. (2017). Lack of effect of ankle position during the Nordic curl on muscle activity of the biceps femoris and medial gastrocnemius. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 26(3), 202-207. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2015-0130

Context: Regular performance (~2×/wk) of Nordic curls has been shown to increase hamstring strength and reduce the risk of hamstring strain injury, although no consensus on ankle position has been provided. Objective: To compare the effects of p... Read More about Lack of effect of ankle position during the Nordic curl on muscle activity of the biceps femoris and medial gastrocnemius.

Effect of different onset thresholds on isometric midthigh pull force-time variables (2017)
Journal Article
Dos'Santos, T., Jones, P., Comfort, P., & Thomas, C. (2017). Effect of different onset thresholds on isometric midthigh pull force-time variables. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(12), 3463-3473. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001765

Dos'Santos, T, Jones, PA, Comfort, P, and Thomas, C. Effect of different onset thresholds on isometric midthigh pull force-time variables. J Strength Cond Res 31(12): 3463–3473, 2017—Various thresholds have been used to identify the onset of contract... Read More about Effect of different onset thresholds on isometric midthigh pull force-time variables.

A comparison of isometric midthigh-pull strength, vertical jump, sprint speed, and change-of-direction speed in academy netball players (2017)
Journal Article
Thomas, C., Comfort, P., Jones, P. A., & Dos’Santos, T. (2017). A comparison of isometric midthigh-pull strength, vertical jump, sprint speed, and change-of-direction speed in academy netball players. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(7), 916-921. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0317

Purpose: To investigate the relationships between maximal isometric strength, vertical jump (VJ), sprint speed, and change-of-direction speed (CoDS) in academy netball players and determine whether players who have high performance in isometric stre... Read More about A comparison of isometric midthigh-pull strength, vertical jump, sprint speed, and change-of-direction speed in academy netball players.

“Where’s the dead sheep?” Making virtual landscapes real (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Houghton, J. J., University of Leeds, Gordon, C. E., Robinson, A., Craven, B., Morgan, D. J., & Lloyd, G. E. (2017). “Where’s the dead sheep?” Making virtual landscapes real. . https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2017am-301334

We are using screen-based virtual reality landscapes, created using the Unity 3D game engine, to enhance the training geoscience students receive in preparation for fieldwork. This presentation focuses on how we have tried to create realistic, engagi... Read More about “Where’s the dead sheep?” Making virtual landscapes real.

History and manufacturing of glass (2017)
Journal Article
Berenjian, A., & Whittleston, G. (2017). History and manufacturing of glass. American journal of materials science (Online), 7(1), 18-24. https://doi.org/10.5923/j.materials.20170701.03

Glass usage in structures has increased dramatically during the last decades due to its special properties, such as transparency, high theoretical strength, low density, durability and functionality. This paper reviews glass as a material in addition... Read More about History and manufacturing of glass.

A preliminary investigation into a qualitative assessment tool to identify athletes with high knee abduction moments during cutting : Cutting Movement Assessment Score (CMAS) (2017)
Journal Article
Jones, P., Donelon, T., & Dos'Santos, T. (2017). A preliminary investigation into a qualitative assessment tool to identify athletes with high knee abduction moments during cutting : Cutting Movement Assessment Score (CMAS). Professional strength & conditioning,

Given the limited accessibility of 3D motion analysis for injury screening of athletes, there is a need to develop a field-based screening tool to identify athletes with ‘at-risk’ cutting mechanics. The aim of this preliminary study was to assess the... Read More about A preliminary investigation into a qualitative assessment tool to identify athletes with high knee abduction moments during cutting : Cutting Movement Assessment Score (CMAS).

The intersection of cisgenderism and hate crime : learning from trans people's narratives (2017)
Journal Article
Rogers, M. (2017). The intersection of cisgenderism and hate crime : learning from trans people's narratives. Journal of Family Strengths, 17(2),

Whilst trans people are gaining recognition and positive attention in some respects, many continue to experience discrimination and social exclusion in everyday life. This paper will illuminate violence outside of the home – in the form of hate crime... Read More about The intersection of cisgenderism and hate crime : learning from trans people's narratives.

A candidate tolerance gene identified in a natural population of field voles (Microtus agrestis) (2017)
Journal Article
Wanelik, K., Begon, M., Birtles, R., Bradley, J., Friberg, I., Jackson, J., …Paterson, S. (2017). A candidate tolerance gene identified in a natural population of field voles (Microtus agrestis). Molecular Ecology, 27(4), 1044-1052. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14476

The animal immune response has hitherto been viewed primarily in the context of resistance only. However, individuals, can also employ a tolerance strategy to maintain good health in the face of on-going infection. To shed light on the genetic and ph... Read More about A candidate tolerance gene identified in a natural population of field voles (Microtus agrestis).

Reterritorialising concrete as an agent of comfort (2017)
Book Chapter
Moustaka, A. (2017). Reterritorialising concrete as an agent of comfort. In C. Boundas, & V. Tentokali (Eds.), Architectural and Urban Reflections after Deleuze and Guattari. London: Rowman & Littlefield

Idealist strands of philosophical thought and phenomenology implemented into architectural theory conspicuously neglect the role of matter. They treat it as a passive and inert receptacle of a creators order, rather than an active presence. The activ... Read More about Reterritorialising concrete as an agent of comfort.

Functional recovery of Amazonian bat assemblages following secondary forest succession (2017)
Journal Article
Farneda, F., Rocha, R., Lopez-Baucells, A., Sampaio, E., Palmeirim, J., Bobrowiec, P., …Meyer, C. (2017). Functional recovery of Amazonian bat assemblages following secondary forest succession. Biological Conservation, 218, 192-199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.12.036

Regenerating forests occupy large areas in the tropics, mostly as a result of deforestation for livestock and agriculture, followed by land abandonment. Despite the importance of regenerating secondary forests for tropical biodiversity conservation,... Read More about Functional recovery of Amazonian bat assemblages following secondary forest succession.

Gathering evidence for routine decision-making (2017)
Journal Article
Brettle, A. (2017). Gathering evidence for routine decision-making. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 12(4), 193. https://doi.org/10.18438/B85Q29

This paper is based on the opening keynote address at the 9th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference, Philadelphia, 18-21 June 2017.

Bayesian network-based probability analysis of train derailments caused by various extreme weather patterns on railway turnouts (2017)
Journal Article
Dindar, S., Kaewunruen, S., An, M., & Sussman, J. (2018). Bayesian network-based probability analysis of train derailments caused by various extreme weather patterns on railway turnouts. Safety Science, 110(Part B), 20-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2017.12.028

Since multiple failure events associated with derailments could not be identified and derailment probability could not be reached quantitatively by event tree and fault tree analysis for safety assessment in railway systems, applications of Bayesian... Read More about Bayesian network-based probability analysis of train derailments caused by various extreme weather patterns on railway turnouts.

Comparative analysis of P2P architectures for energy trading and sharing (2017)
Journal Article
Jogunola, O., Ikpehai, A., Anoh, K., Adebisi, B., Hammoudeh, M., Gacanin, H., & Harris, G. (2018). Comparative analysis of P2P architectures for energy trading and sharing. Energies, 11(1), 62. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11010062

Rising awareness and emergence of smart technologies have inspired new thinking in energy system management. Whilst integration of distributed energy resources in micro-grids (MGs) has become the technique of choice for consumers to generate their en... Read More about Comparative analysis of P2P architectures for energy trading and sharing.

Already seen, already heard, already visited : constructing the experience of déjà states within live intermedial performance (2017)
Book Chapter
constructing the experience of déjà states within live intermedial performance. In P. Hansen, & B. Bläsing (Eds.), Performing the Remembered Present : The Cognition of Memory in Dance, Theatre and Music. Bloomsbury, Methuen Drama

This chapter considers our collaborative Practice-as-Research in performance as a mode of memory-making and specifically as a way of activating and exploring the subjective experience of déjà vu associated with temporal lobe epilepsy. Utilising const... Read More about Already seen, already heard, already visited : constructing the experience of déjà states within live intermedial performance.

Nurses' recognition of domestic violence and abuse (2017)
Journal Article
Byrom, B., Collier, E., & Rogers, M. (2017). Nurses' recognition of domestic violence and abuse. British Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 6(6), 286-293. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjmh.2017.6.6.286

Most literature and discourse on domestic violence and abuse (DVA) focuses on women but there is a need to be cognisant of the broader population experiencing DVA and the wide-ranging impacts that can affect anybody whatever their identity or backgro... Read More about Nurses' recognition of domestic violence and abuse.

Estimation of the excess lifetime cancer risk from radon exposure in some buildings of Kufa Technical Institute, Iraq (2017)
Journal Article
Abojassim, A., Mraity, H., Husain, A., & Wood, M. (2017). Estimation of the excess lifetime cancer risk from radon exposure in some buildings of Kufa Technical Institute, Iraq. Ядерна фізика та енергетика. Âderna fìzika ta energetika, 18(3), 276-286. https://doi.org/10.15407/jnpae2017.03.276

A number of international health organizations consider the exposure to residential radon as the second main cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking. It was found that there is no database on radon concentrations for the Kufa Technical Institute... Read More about Estimation of the excess lifetime cancer risk from radon exposure in some buildings of Kufa Technical Institute, Iraq.

The psychological development and consequences of involvement with new religious movements (2017)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. (2017). The psychological development and consequences of involvement with new religious movements. In S. Harvey, S. Steidinger, & J. Beckford (Eds.), New Religious Movements and Counselling : Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives (80-95). Abingdon: Routledge / Taylor & Francis

The loss of self and self-identity present as common issues for former members of new religious movements seeking help after leaving – the huge gain and importance of the group and belief system is replaced with an understanding that much of what was... Read More about The psychological development and consequences of involvement with new religious movements.