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    • Predicting athlete ground reaction forces and moments from motion capture 

      Johnson, William R.; Mian, Ajmal S.; Donnelly, Cyril J.; Lloyd, David; Alderson, J. (Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 2018)
      An understanding of athlete ground reaction forces and moments (GRF/Ms) facilitates the biomechanist’s downstream calculation of net joint forces and moments, and associated injury risk. Historically, force platforms used ...
    • Protoconch sculpture as a taxonomic tool in Australian charopid systematics (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Charopidae) 

      Holcroft, Lorelle (Molluscan Research, 2018)
      Charopidae represent one of the most speciose land snail faunas in Australia with an estimated 750 species, mostly being less than 5 mm in shell diameter. The majority of its species are undescribed. With limited available ...
    • The relationships between religiosity, stress, and mental health for Muslim immigrant youth 

      Stuart, Jaimee; Ward, Colleen (Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 2018)
      Acculturation, or the process of change that takes place as a result of intercultural contact, can cause a range of stressors. The task of managing this acculturative stress is particularly difficult for Muslim immigrants ...
    • Long-Term Harvest Residue Retention Could Decrease Soil Bacterial Diversities Probably Due to Favouring Oligotrophic Lineages 

      Zhang, Yaling; Zhang, Manyun; Tang, Lee; Che, Rongxiao; Chen, Hong; Blumfield, Tim; Boyd, Sue; Nouansyvong, Mone; Xu, Zhihong (Microbial Ecology, 2018)
      Harvest residues contain large stores of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) in forest plantations. Decomposing residues can release labile C and N into soil and thus provide substrates for soil bacterial communities. Previous ...
    • Individual Variation in Pain Sensitivity and Conditioned Pain Modulation in Acute Low Back Pain: Effect of Stimulus Type, Sleep, and Psychological and Lifestyle Factors 

      Klyne, David M.; Moseley, Graham Lorimer; Sterling, Michele; Barbe, Mary F.; Hodges, Paul W. (Journal of Pain, 2018)
      Generalized hyperalgesia and impaired pain modulation are reported in chronic low back pain (LBP). Few studies have tested whether these features are present in the acute phase. This study aimed to test for differences in ...
    • Post-disaster social recovery: disaster governance lessons learnt from Tropical Cyclone Yasi 

      Serrao-Neumann, Silvia; Crick, Florence; Low Choy, Darryl (Natural Hazards, 2018)
      Post-disaster social recovery remains the least understood of the disaster phases despite increased risks of extreme events leading to disasters due to climate change. This paper contributes to advance this knowledge by ...
    • Just How Prepared Are You? An Application of Marketing Segmentation and Theory of Planned Behavior for Disaster Preparation 

      Daellenbach, Kate; Parkinson, Joy; Krisjanous, Jayne (Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing, 2018)
      The threat of a disaster is very real for many, and preparation is vital. To identify differences in how people respond to disaster preparation, a segmentation approach may be useful. Based on a survey, cluster analysis ...
    • Association analyses of more than 140,000 men identify 63 new prostate cancer susceptibility loci 

      Schumacher , Fredrick R.; Olama, Ali Amin Al; Berndt, Sonja I.; Benlloch, Sara; Ahmed, Mahbubl; Saunders, Edward J.; Dadaev, Tokhir; Leongamornlert, Daniel; Anokian, Ezequiel; Cieza-Borrella, Clara; Goh, Chee; Brook, Mark N.; Sheng, Xin; Fachal, Laura; Dennis, Joe; Tyrer, Jonathan; Muir, Keneth; Lophatananon, Artitaya; Stevens, Victoria L.; Gapstur, Susan M.; Carter, Brian D.; Tangen, Catherine M.; Goodman, Phyllis J.; Thompson Jr, Ian M.; Batra, Jyotsna; Chambers, Suzanne; Moya, Leire; Clements, Judith; Horvath, Lisa; Tilley, Wayne; et al., None (Nature Genetics, 2018)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and fine-mapping efforts to date have identified more than 100 prostate cancer (PrCa)-susceptibility loci. We meta-analyzed genotype data from a custom high-density array of 46,939 ...
    • Entitlement at work: Linking positive behaviors to employee entitlement 

      Langerud, Dan Henning; Jordan, Peter (Journal of Management and Organization, 2018)
      Perceptions of employee entitlement are reported to be increasing in organizations and have been linked to negative outcomes at work. Employee entitlement is an employee’s belief in deserving preferential treatment or ...
    • Board leadership and governance for clear-sighted CEO succession at Air New Zealand 

      Cikaliuk, Monique; Erakovic, Ljiljana; Jackson, Brad; Noonan, Chris; Watson, Susan (Journal of Management and Organization, 2018)
      In this case study we address the issue of CEO succession drawing directly on the experience of the board of directors of Air New Zealand. Despite extensive literature on CEO-board relations, there has been a scarce number ...
    • A global analysis of terrestrial plant litter dynamics in non-perennial waterways 

      Datry, T.; Foulquier, A.; Corti, R.; von Schiller, D.; Tockner, Klement; Mendoza-Lera, C.; Clement, J. C.; Gessner, M. O.; Moleon, M.; Stubbington, Rachel; Gucker, B.; Albarino, R.; Allen, D. C.; Altermatt, F.; Arce, M. I.; Arnon, S.; Banas, D.; Banegas-Medina, A.; Beller, E.; Blanchette, M. L.; Blanco-Libreros, J. F.; Blessing, J. J.; Boechat, I. G.; Boersma, Kate S.; Bogan, Michael T.; Bonada, Nuria; Bond, Nick R.; Brintrup Barria, K. C.; Bruder, A.; Burrows, Ryan; et al., None (Nature Geoscience, 2018)
      Perennial rivers and streams make a disproportionate contribution to global carbon (C) cycling. However, the contribution of intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams (IRES), which sometimes cease to flow and can dry ...
    • Getting the Context Right for Quality Teaching and Learning 

      Hunt, Lynne; Sankey, Michael (Cases on Quality Teaching Practices in Higher Education, 2013)
      This is the story of top-down, middle-out, and bottom-up change to promote learning and teaching at a regional university in Australia. The case study documents a whole-of-university change process designed to get the ...
    • Kisar and the Archaeology of Small Islands in the Wallacean Archipelago 

      O'Connor, Sue; Mahirta; Kealy, Shimona; Boulanger, Clara; Maloney, Tim Ryan; Hawkins, Stuart; Langley, Michelle; Kaharudin, Hendri A. F.; Suniarti, Yuni; Husni, Muhammad; Ririmasse, Marlon; Tanudirjo, Daud A.; Wattimena, Lucas; Handoko, Wuri; Alifah; Louys, Julien (Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology, 2018)
      The occupation of small islands presents particular challenges for people largely related to limited terrestrial resources and susceptibility to natural disasters. Nevertheless, the challenges and risks inherent in maintaining ...
    • The Common Barriers and Facilitators for a Healthcare Organization Becoming a High Reliability Organization 

      Karalis, Elina; Barbery, Gaery (Asia-Pacific Journal of Health Management, 2018)
      Background: Implementing high reliability organization principles can enhance quality and safety in healthcare. Evidence-based instructions on how to effectively change the organizational culture in healthcare setting are ...
    • Virtual Microscopy in Haematology and Histopathology Education: Virtual Microscopy in Science Education 

      Gopalan, Vinod; Santhakumar, Abishek Bommannan; Singh, Indu (Emerging Technologies and Work-Integrated Learning Experiences in Allied Health Education, 2018)
      Virtual microscopy is a method by which real-time microscopic illustrations get transmitted digitally via computer networks. There is increasing evidence to suggest that virtual microscopy combined with other didactic ...
    • Communication Within Multi-FSM Based Robotic Systems 

      Zielinski, Cezary; Figat, Maksym; Hexel, Rene (Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 2018)
      The paper presents a robotic system design methodology based on the concept of an embodied agent decomposed into communicating subsystems, whose activities are specified in terms of FSMs invoking behaviours parameterised ...
    • Introduction and Current Status of Technology in Teaching and Learning of Allied Healthcare Students: Use of Technology in Teaching and Learning of Allied Healthcare Students 

      Singh, Indu; Raghuvanshi, Karun (Emerging Technologies and Work-Integrated Learning Experiences in Allied Health Education, 2018)
      Allied healthcare professionals are an integral part of multidisciplinary healthcare teams requiring highly skilled and competent members from every discipline. Clinical and allied health education in Australia is challenged ...
    • An exploratory study of hospitality needs and preferences of U.S. Girlfriend Getaways 

      Mirehie, Mona; Gibson, Heather J; Khoo-Lattimore, Catheryn; Prayag, Girish (Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management, 2018)
      Girlfriend getaways (GGA) have grown in popularity over the past decade. Researchers have examined the motivations and experiences of women taking these trips, but have paid little attention to their hospitality needs ...
    • Nurses' perceptions of communicating with minority parents in a neonatal nursery: a communication accommodation theory approach 

      Jones, Liz; Sheeran, Nicola; Lanyon, Hanna; Evans, Karina; Dordic, Tatjana (Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 2018)
      Background: Communication is a central part of providing family centred care in neonatal nurseries and is associated with a range of positive outcomes for families. However, previous research has indicated that communication ...
    • Personality characteristics and cognitive appraisals associated with self-discrepancy after severe traumatic brain injury 

      Beadle, Elizabeth; Ownsworth, Tamara; Fleming, Jennifer; Shum, David (Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 2018)
      Although changes to self-identity or self-discrepancy are common after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), the mechanisms underlying these changes are poorly understood. This study aimed to examine the influence of ...