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    • Pain and function in the runner a ten (din) uous link 

      Francis, Peter; Thornley, Isobel; Jones, Ashley; Johnson, Mark I. (MDPI, 2020)
      A male runner (30 years old; 10-km time: 33 min, 46 s) had been running with suspected insertional Achilles tendinopathy (AT) for similar to 2 years when the pain reached a threshold that prevented running. Diagnostic ...
    • Particle Acceleration Through Coaxial Co-Flow Nozzles for Cold Spray Applications 

      Kumar Sharma, Amit; Vashishtha, Ashish; Callaghan, Dean; Nolan, Cathal; Bakshi, Srinivasan; Kamaraj, M.; Raghavendra, Ramesh (ITSC 2022 Thermal Spray Conference and Exposition, 2022)
      The present study numerically investigates the effectiveness of co-flowing nozzle for cold spray application. A convergent - divergent axi-symmetric nozzles have been simulated with high-pressure nitrogen flow. The particle ...
    • Passive battery thermal management in electric vehicles using fin embedded composite phase change materials 

      Hwang, Foo Shen (Institute of Technology, Carlow, 2021)
      The efficiency of battery packs installed in electric vehicles (EVs) is greatly influenced by their operating temperature. Thus, it is paramount that an effective battery thermal management system be incorporated. While ...
    • Plant growth promotion induced by phosphate solubilizing endophytic Pseudomonas isolates. 

      Oteino, Nicholas; Lally, Richard D.; Kiwanuka, Samuel; Lloyd, Andrew; Ryan, David; Germaine, Kieran J.; Dowling, David N. (Frontiers Media, 2015)
      The use of plant growth promoting bacterial inoculants as live microbial biofertilizers provides a promising alternative to chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Inorganic phosphate solubilization is one of the major ...
    • Plant-associated bacterial degradation of toxic organic compounds in soil 

      McGuinness, Martina; Dowling, David N. (MDPI, 2009)
      A number of toxic synthetic organic compounds can contaminate environmental soil through either local (e.g., industrial) or diffuse (e.g., agricultural) contamination. Increased levels of these toxic organic compounds in ...
    • Polychlorinated biphenyl rhizoremediation by Pseudomonas fluorescens F113 derivatives, using a Sinorhizobium meliloti nod system to drive bph gene expression. 

      Villacieros, Marta; Whelan, Clare; Mackova, Martina; Molgaard, Jesper; Sanchez-Contreras, Maria; Lloret, Javier; Aguirre de Carcer, Daniel; Oruezabal, Roke I.; Bolanos, Luis; Macek, Thomas; Karlson, Ulrich; Dowling, David N.; Martın, Marta; Rivilla, Rafael (American Society for Microbiology, 2004)
      Rhizoremediation of organic chemicals requires high-level expression of biodegradation genes in bacterial strains that are excellent rhizosphere colonizers. Pseudomonas fluorescens F113 is a biocontrol strain that was shown ...
    • Prevalence of BoHV-1 seropositive and BVD virus positive bulls on Irish dairy farms and associations between bull purchase and herd status 

      Martinez-Ibeas, A. M.; Power, Clare; McClure, Jennifer; Sayers, Riona G. (Irish Veterinary Journal, 2015)
      Background - BVD and IBR are contagious viral diseases highly prevalent in Irish cattle. Despite their significant reproductive and economic impact very little is known about the BVD and IBR status of stock bulls (a bull ...
    • Profiling antibiotic resistance and electrotransformation potential of Ensifer adhaerens OV14; a non-Agrobacterium species capable of efficient rates of plant transformation. 

      Rathore, Dheeraj Singh; Lopez-Vernaza, Manuel A.; Doohan, Fiona; O Connell, Danielle; Lloyd, Andrew; Mullins, Ewen (Oxford University Press, 2015)
      Ensifer adhaerens OV14 underpins the successful crop transformation protocol termed Ensifer-mediated transformation but issues exist in regard to addressing the pleomorphic tendency of the bacterium in suboptimal conditions, ...
    • Promoting men’s awareness, self-examination, and help-seeking for testicular disorders: A systematic review of interventions 

      Saab, Mohamad M.; Davoren, Martin; Murphy, Aileen; Murphy, David; Cooke, Eoghan; Landers, Margaret; Fitzgerald, Serena; Richardson, Noel; Rovito, Michael; Von Wagner, Christian; Murphy, Mike; Dahly, Darren; Hegarty, Josephine (F1000 Research, 2018)
      Background: Testicular cancer (TC) is commonly diagnosed among men aged 15-40 years. The incidence of TC is on the rise. Benign testicular disorders such as testicular torsion and epididymitis can lead to testicular ischemia, ...
    • Protection of pepper plants from drought by Microbacterium sp. 3J1 by modulation of the plant's glutamine and α-ketoglutarate content: A comparative metabolomics approach 

      Vílchez, Juan I.; Niehaus, Karsten; Dowling, David N.; González-López, Jesús; Manzanera, Maximino (Frontiers Media, 2018)
      Drought tolerance of plants such as tomato or pepper can be improved by their inoculation with rhizobacteria such as Microbacterium sp. 3J1. This interaction depends on the production of trehalose by the microorganisms ...
    • Pulsating flow investigation for spiked blunt-nose body in hypersonic flow and its control 

      Vashishtha, Ashish; Khurana, Shashank (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2021-01)
      An aerospike, as a technique for drag reduction and heat transfer in high-speed flows, is associated with instabilities. To understand the pulsating flow behavior in front of forward facing spiked blunt nose, numerical ...
    • Quantification of internal and external training load during a training camp in senior international female footballers 

      Doyle, Brian; Browne, Declan; Horan, Dan (Taylor & Francis, 2021-03-22)
      Objective: This study aimed to quantify the internal and external training load profile of an international training camp and identify any differences between positional groups or starting status. Methods: 18 players were ...
    • Quantitative imaging of the stress/strain fields and generation of macroscopic cracks from indents in silicon 

      Tanner, Brian K.; Allen, David; Wittge, Jochen; Danilewsky, Andreas N.; Garagorri, Jorge; Gorostegui-Colinas, Eider; Elizalde, M. Reyes; McNally, Patrick J. (MDPI, 2017)
      The crack geometry and associated strain field around Berkovich and Vickers indents on silicon have been studied by X-ray diffraction imaging and micro-Raman spectroscopy scanning. The techniques are complementary; the ...
    • QUBIC : exploring the primordial universe with the q&u bolometric interferometer 

      Mennella, Aniello; Ade, Peter; Amico, Giorgio; Auguste, Didier; Aumont, Jonathan; Banfi, Stephano; Barbarán, Gustavo; Battaglia, Paola; Battistelli, Elia; Bau, Alessandro; Bélier, Benoit; Bennett, David G.; Bergé, Laurent; Bernard, Jean Philippe; Bersanelli, Marco; Bigot Sazy, Marie Anne; Bleurvacq, Nathan; Bonaparte, Juan; Bonis, Julien; Bunn, Emory; Burke, David; Buzi, Daniele; Buzzelli, Alessandro; Cavaliere, Francesco; Chanial, Pierre; Chapron, Claude; Charlassier, Romain; Columbro, Fabio; Coppi, Gabriele; Coppolecchia, Alessandro; D'Agostino, Rocco; D'Alessandro, Giuseppe; De Bernardis, Paolo; De Gasperis, Giancarlo; De Leo, Michele; De Petris, Marco; Di Donato, Andres; Dumoulin, Louis; Etchegoyen, Alberto; Fasciszewski, Adrián; Franceschet, Cristian; Gamboa Lerena, Martin Miguel; Garcia, Beatriz; Garrido, Xavier; Gaspard, Michel; Gault, Amanda; Gayer, Donnacha; Gervasi, Massimo; Giard, Martin; Giraud Héraud, Yannick; Gómez Berisso, Mariano; González, Manuel; Gradziel, Marcin; Grandsire, Laurent; Guerard, Eric; Hamilton, Jean Christophe; Harari, Diego; Haynes, Vic; Henrot Versillé, Sophie; Hoang, Duc Thuong; Holtzer, Nicolas; Incardona, Federico; Jules, Eric; Kaplan, Jean; Korotkov, Andrei; Kristukat, Christian; Lamagna, Luca; Loucatos, Sotiris; Louis, Thibaut; Lowitz, Amy; Lukovic, Vladimir; Luterstein, Raúl Horacio; Maffei, Bruno; Marnieros, Stefanos; Masi, Silvia; Mattei, Angelo; May, Andrew; McCulloch, Mark; Medina, Maria Clementina; Mele, Lorenzo; Melhuish, Simon J.; Montier, Ludovic; Mousset, Louise; Mundo, Luis Mariano; Murphy, John Anthony; Murphy, James David; O'Sullivan, Creidhe; Olivieri, Emiliano; Paiella, Alessandro; Pajot, Francois; Passerini, Andrea; Pastoriza, Hernan; Pelosi, Alessandro; Perbost, Camille; Perciballi, Maurizio; Pezzotta, Federico; Piacentini, Francesco; Piat, Michel; Piccirillo, Lucio; Pisano, Giampaolo; Polenta, Gianluca; Prele, Damien; Puddu, Roberto; Rambaud, Damien; Ringegni, Pablo; Romero, Gustavo E.; Salatino, Maria; Schillaci, Alessandro; Scóccola, Claudia G.; Scully, Stephen P.; Spinelli, Sebastiano; Stankowiak, Guillaume; Stolpovskiy, Michail; Suarez, Federico; Tartari, Andrea; Thermeau, Jean Pierre; Timbie, Peter; Tomasi, Maurizio; Torchinsky, Steve A.; Tristram, Matthieu; Tucker, Carole E.; Tucker, Gregory S.; Vanneste, Sylvain; Viganó, Daniele; Vittorio, Nicola; Voisin, Fabrice; Watson, Robert; Wicek, Francois; Zannoni, Mario; Zullo, Antonio (MDPI, 2019-01-23)
      In this paper, we describe QUBIC, an experiment that will observe the polarized microwave sky with a novel approach, which combines the sensitivity of state-of-the-art bolometric detectors with the systematic effects control ...
    • RAST model: Simulation of tensiotraces to facilitate drophad engineering 

      Pringuet, P.; McMillan, Norman D.; Doyle, Greg; Smith, S.R.P.; O'Neill, M.; Riedel, S. (IOP Publishing, 2011)
      Tensiography is a technique that determines the physical and chemical properties of a liquid by illuminating a growing pendant drop from within using a source fibre. Light reflected internally at the surface of the drop ...
    • Reaching beyond the ‘worried well’: pre-adoption characteristics of participants in ‘Men on the Move’, a community-based physical activity programme 

      Kelly, Liam; Harrison, Michael; Richardson, Noel; Carroll, Paula; Robertson, Steve; Keohane, Aisling; Donohoe, Alex (Oxford University Press, 2019)
      Background: Issues surrounding gender and men’s health have become an increasing focus of public health globally. Unhealthy lifestyles and lower engagement in health promotion initiatives contributed to lower life expectancy ...
    • Regional earning disparities and the speed of transition: Evidence from Poland 1994–1997 

      Burke, Fiona; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Springer, 2012)
      In the early days of transition Poland hosted regional earning disparities. Low levels of worker and firm mobility allow us to threat regions as local labor markets. Wage behavior is modeled in regional labor markets as ...
    • Reliability and validity of a new eccentric hamstring strength measurement device 

      Lodge, Clare; Tobin, Diarmuid; O Rourke, Brian; Thorborg, Kristian (Elsevier Inc, 2019-11-22)
      Objective To investigate the reliability and establish validity of a new eccentric hamstring strength measurement device. Design A randomized double-crossover trial with intraclass correlation coefficients to analyze ...
    • Research development to define 'shared usability' in product design for older adults 

      Shore, Linda; White, P.J.; Dempsey, Hilary (Europe Chapter Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2014-11)
    • A review and classification of assisted living systems 

      Byrne, Caroline A.; Collier, Rem; O’Hare, Gregory M. P. (MDPI, 2018)
      Europe’s social agenda for the “active elderly” is based upon a series of programs that provide a flexible infrastructure for their lives so that they are motivated, engaged in lifelong learning, and contributing to society. ...