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An investigation into the effectiveness of latent myofascial trigger point dry needling on muscle activation patterns.
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2016-06)
Background: Recent research on latent trigger points (LTrP) provides an opportunity to investigate the efficacy of trigger point (TrP) treatments without pain influencing results. One proposed negative outcome of LTrPs is ...
Investigation into the novel application & utilisation of algae to aid in developing sustainable Irish freshwater aquaculture
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021-06)
Aims and Rationale: Aquaculture is the fastest growing food producing industry in the world producing >50% of the world’s seafood. Food Wise 2025, an initiative set by the Irish government to develop the Irish Agri-Food ...
Characterisation and toxicological evaluation of hydrogel-type polymeric biomatrials pre-and poststerilisation with a novel pulsed plasma gas-discharge system.
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2010)
This study investigated the in vitro biocompatibility and important physicochemical properties of unique N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone–acrylic acid based copolymer hydrogels intended for use in biomedical applications. Moreover, ...
An investigation of the in vitro effects of unconjugated linoleic acid and its potential impact on haemostasis
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
Introduction: Linoleic acid, an essential ω6 fatty acid, is the most abundant polyunsaturated fatty acid in the Western mammalian diet. Linoleic acid has been linked with an increased inflammatory response. It has also ...
An investigation into critical factors influencing ecosystem dynamics in fish rearing water and disease mitigation eco-innovations for the enhancement of Irish freshwater aquaculture
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020)
Aims and Rationale: The aquaculture sector is becoming the fastest growing food sector in the world, with an increasing requirement for higher production rates. With the maximum sustainable yield almost exhausted in terms ...