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Investigation of the potential variation of toxins in bog-land water system.
Irish bogs have suffered much damage from human activities such as peat extraction or agricultural works. Peat extraction is normally carried out with the use of drainage ditches to cause drying for ease of extraction. ...
Influence of reconstitution temperature on survival of Cronobacter Sakazakii in powdered infant formula.
(Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra. Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences., 2016-04)
Cronobacter spp. are emerging opportunistic pathogens commonly associated with the feeding of powdered infant formula (PIF). This study aimed to investigate the ability of C.sakazakii (ATCC 29544) to survive heat injury ...
Effects of an 8-week school-based intervention programme on Irish school children's fundamental movement skills
(Taylor & Francis, 2020-10-22)
Background: Irish school children have demonstrated poor proficiency in fundamental movement skills (FMS) and consistent with international literature, females and overweight children tend to be less skilled than males and ...
Evaluation of nutrition knowledge in female Gaelic games players
Improvements in nutrition knowledge have been associated with increased carbohydrate consumption and greater adherence to dietary recommendations among female athletes. In order to assess whether nutrition knowledge ...
Cancer survivors' experiences of physical activity: exercise as a vehicle for recovery?
Physical activity (PA) can have benefits for individuals at each stage of the cancer journey, including improved fitness and quality of life. However, many cancer survivors are not meeting the physical activity recommendations.
A systematic review of training methods to increase staff's knowledge and implementation of positive behaviour support in residential and day settings for individuals with intellectual disabilities
Behaviour support plans (BSPs), if accurately implemented, have been found to increase skills and decrease challenging behaviour of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Training is essential for ...
The development and pilot testing of an educational mental health intervention for Gaelic footballers.
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020-06)
Elite Gaelic players with a history of injury are significantly more likely to experience anxiety and depression†. However, current preliminary research identified lack of education, stigma, accessibility issues and negative ...
Seasonal changes in the physical activity levels of youth Gaelic football players
(Taylor & Francis, 2021-05-04)
This study quantified changes in physical activity (PA) levels attained by adolescents during Gaelic football participation across two time points in a season and determined if these changes affected the overall daily ...
Gaelic football match-play: performance attenuation and timeline of recovery
This study investigated acute changes in markers of fatigue and performance attenuation during and following a competitive senior club-level Gaelic football match. Forty-one players were tested immediately pre-match, at ...
Facets of social innovation in higher education
Emphasis on social engagement and innovation for the higher education sector is a priority, despite the various challenges that have arisen as result of Covid-19, for third level providers. It is a conversation that continues ...