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  • Accelerometer Data Treatment for Adolescents: Fitting a Piece of the Puzzle 

    Smith, M; Taylor, S; Iusitini, L; Stewart, T; Savila, F; Tautolo, ES; Plank, L; Jalili-Moghaddam, S; Paterson, J; Rush, E (Elsevier, 2017)
    This study aimed to assess the differences in participant retention and associations between physical activity and key variables when a range of accelerometer data inclusion criteria are employed. Data were drawn from 204 ...
  • Cohort Profile: Pacific Islands Families (Pif) Growth Study, Auckland, New Zealand 

    Rush, E; Oliver, M; Plank, LD; Taylor, S; Iusitini, L; Jalili-Moghaddam, S; Savila, F; Paterson, J; Tautolo, E (BMJ Publishing, 2016)
    This article profiles a birth cohort of Pacific children participating in an observational prospective study and describes the study protocol used at ages 14-15 years to investigate how food and activity patterns, metabolic ...
  • The Northwick Park Therapy Dependency Assessment Scale: A Psychometric Analysis From a Large Multicentre Neurorehabilitation Dataset 

    Alexandrescu, R; Siegert, R; Turner-Stokes, L (Informa, 2015)
    Purpose: To assess the internal reliability, construct and concurrent validity and responsiveness of the Northwick Park Therapy Dependency Assessment (NPTDA) scale. Method: A cohort of 2505 neurorehabilitation patients ...
  • Racial Inequities in Cardiovascular Disease in New Zealand 

    Miner-Williams, W (Insight Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
    The literature is replete with studies pertaining to ethnic inequities in healthcare. A thorny subject that has been described for decades and yet has few remedial solutions. The pattern of ethnic inequities in healthcare ...
  • Effects of Foot and Ankle Devices on Balance, Gait and Falls in Adults with Sensory Perception Loss: A Systematic Review 

    Paton, J; Hatton, AL; Rome, K; Kent, B (The Joanna Briggs Institute, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Foot and ankle devices are being developed as a method of preventing people with sensory perception loss sustaining a fall. Such devices are believed to work by reducing the likelihood of a fall by improving ...
  • Provision of Foot Health Services for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis in New South Wales: A Web-based Survey of Local Podiatrists 

    Hendry, GJ; Gibson, KA; Pile, K; Taylor, L; du Toit, V; Burns, J; Rome, K (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: It is unclear if podiatric foot care for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in New South Wales (NSW) meets current clinical recommendations. The objective of this study was to survey podiatrists' perceptions ...
  • Injury Incidence in Cross Country Skiers 

    Worth, S; Reid, D; Henry, S (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2017)
    Background Prospective, cross-country ski injury incidence data is scarce. Objective To describe injury type and incidence sustained by elite cross-country skiers in north-eastern America. We hypothesized that lower ...
  • A Framework for Writing Learning Agreements 

    Clear, T; Parsjö, E; Cajander, Å; Daniels, M; Lagerqvist, N; McDermott, R (IEEE, 2016)
    Abstract: Active learning is a popular concept for motivating learning. Learning agreements are one strategy towards this goal. They can be used to aid the students to take ownership of their learning and in becoming more ...
  • Students Envisioning the Future 

    Lind, T; Cajander, Å; Sandblad, B; Daniels, M; Lárusdóttir, M; McDermott, R; Clear, T (IEEE, 2016)
    How can students be included as critical stakeholders in the systems and services provided by a university? To address the whole student experience, we engaged students and employees at a large Swedish university in a ...
  • Aligning Quality Assurance at the Course Unit and Educational Program Levels 

    Jónsson, B; Lárusdóttir, M; Daniels, M; Clear, A; Clear, T; McDermott, R (IEEE, 2016)
    Quality assurance is a subject that has grown dramatically in importance in recent times. In previous work, we have described how the ACM Curricula can be used to support the Quality Assurance process of educational programs, ...
  • Managing Requirements Change the Informal Way! When Saying 'No' Is Not an Option 

    Hussain, W; Zowghi, D; Clear, T; MacDonell, SG; Blincoe, K (IEEE, 2016)
    Software has always been considered as malleable. Changes to software requirements are inevitable during the development process. Despite many software engineering advances over several decades, requirements changes are a ...
  • Classification and Segmentation of fMRI Spatio-temporal Brain Data With a Neucube Evolving Spiking Neural Network Model 

    Doborjeh, MG; Capecci, E; Kasabov, N (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014)
    The proposed feasibility analysis introduces a new methodology for modelling and understanding functional Magnetic Resonance Image (fMRI) data recorded during human cognitive activity. This constitutes a type of Spatio-Temporal ...
  • Skewed Distributions in Semi-stream Joins: How Much Can Caching Help? 

    Naeem, MA; Dobbie, G; Lutteroth, C; Weber, G (Elsevier, 2016)
    Semi-stream join algorithms join a fast data stream with a disk-based relation. This is important, for example, in real-time data warehousing where a stream of transactions is joined with master data before loading it into ...
  • Power Shift, Strategic Changes and Board Roles in SMEs: A Portfolio Approach 

    Ingley, C; Ingley, C; Khlif, W (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, Reading, UK, 2016)
    This paper aims to better understand board task performance according to firms' and their boards' need to change and adapt with the firms' changing strategic circumstances. Results from case studies of six Tunisian SMEs ...
  • Integrative Review of Older Adult Loneliness and Social Isolation in Aotearoa/New Zealand 

    Wright-St Clair, VA; Neville, S; Forsyth, V; White, L; Napier, S (John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2017)
    To conduct an integrative review of empirical studies of loneliness for older people in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Loneliness is a risk factor for older people's poor physical and cognitive health, serious illness and mortality. ...
  • The AUSTRAL VLBI Observing Program 

    Weston, S; Plank, L; Lovell, J; McCallum, J; Mayer, D; Reynolds, C; Quick, J; Weston, S; Titov, O; Shabala, S; Bohm, J; Natusch, T; Nickola, M; Gulyaev, S (Springer Journals, 2016)
    The AUSTRAL observing program was started in 2011, performing geodetic and astrometric very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) sessions using the new Australian AuScope VLBI antennas at Hobart, Katherine, and Yarragadee, ...
  • Hardware Implementations of SVM on FPGA: A State-of-the-Art Review of Current Practice 

    Afifi, SM; Gholamhosseini, H; Poopak, S (International Journal of Innovative Science Engineering and Technology (IJISET), 2015)
    The Support Vector Machine (SVM) is a common machine learning tool that is widely used because of its high classification accuracy . Implementing SVM for embedded real -time applications ...
  • Remote Patient Monitoring System: Evaluation of Medical Devices from Patients’ Perspective 

    Baig, MM; Gholamhosseini, H; Connolly, MJ (Health Informatics New Zealand (HINZ), 2014)
    Currently, remote health monitoringis one of the emerging areasof healthcare directed towardsabetter healthcaredelivery.Worldwide acceptance of such solutions isdue to the use of internet and its related services;being ...
  • Mining Social Networking Sites for Digital Evidence 

    Cusack, B; Alshaifi, S (Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, 2015)
    OnLine Social Networking sites (SNS) hold a vast amount of information that individuals and organisations post about themselves. Investigations include SNS as sources of evidence and the challenge is to have effective tools ...
  • Supporting People With Gambling Problems to Seek Help and Recover: Guidelines for the Public 

    Bond, KS; Jorm, AF; Miller, HE; Rodda, S; Reavley, NJ; Kelly, CM; Kitchener, BA (Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, 2015)
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