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  • Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. 

    Quinn, Francis; Johnston, Marie; Dixon, Diane; Johnston, Derek W.; Pollard, Beth; Rowley, David I. (American Psychological Association http://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/a0028083, 2012-05)
    QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M., DIXON, D., JOHNSTON, D. W., POLLARD, B. and ROWLEY, D. I., 2012. Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. Rehabilitation Psychology, 57 (2), pp. 167-177.
    Objective. Disability from chronic illness is a major problem for society, yet the study of its determinants lacks an overall theoretical paradigm. Johnston (1996) has proposed conceptualizing disability as behavior and ...
  • Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. 

    Steed, Josie (Robert Gordon University. http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf, 2009-04)
    STEED, J., 2009. Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. In: Design Connexity: 8th European Academy of Design Conference (EAD08). [online] 1-3 April 2009. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 442-447. Available from: http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf [Accessed 12 September 2014]
    This paper reports on the Textile Lab project as a case study focusing on the role of design innovation in relation to the challenges facing today’s Scottish textile manufacturing industry. This research aims to explore ...
  • Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Paris Legal Publishers https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695, 2013-04-30)
    BROWN, J. 2013. Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], 1(1), pages 43-59. Available from: https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695
    The notion of proprietal rights in human biological material is one which, until recently with the case of Yearworth v. North Bristol NHS Trust [2010] QB 1, the English courts have heavily resisted. Consequently it has ...
  • A thematic analysis of the experience of UK mental health nurses who have trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy. 

    Smith, Steve; Macduff, Colin (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12365, 2017-01-25)
    SMITH, S. and MACDUFF, C. 2017. A thematic analysis of the experience of UK mental health nurses who have trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 24(2-3), pages 105-113. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12365
    Introduction - SFBT is a psychotherapeutic model that aims to 'build solutions' rather than 'solve problems'. It has evolved into a structured communication framework utilized across a range of disciplines, focusing on the ...
  • Theoretical and applied issues on the impact of information on musical creativity: an information seeking behaviour perspective. 

    Lavranos, Charilaos; Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Martzoukou, Konstantina (IGI Global https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0270-8.ch001, 2016-01-01)
    LAVRANOS, C., KOSTAGIOLAS, P. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2016. Theoretical and applied issues on the impact of information on musical creativity: an information seeking behaviour perspective. In Kostagiolas, P., Martzoukou, K. and Lavranos, C. (eds.) Trends in music information seeking, behavior and retrieval for creativity. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], pages 1-16. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0270-8.ch001
    This century is an era of information and knowledge intensification. Novel information systems and services are developing through modern online information technologies. The rapid changes in the online information environment ...
  • A theoretical and empirical investigation into the design and implementation of an appropriate tax regime: an evaluation of Nigeria’s petroleum taxation arrangements. 

    Kyari, Adam Konto (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-03)
    This thesis provides a structure for understanding the various issues in the design and implementation of a petroleum tax system. Its main objective is to examine whether the Nigerian petroleum tax system is appropriately ...
  • A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies. 

    Ibrahim, Isa Ali (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2014-03)
    Currently, there are 49 indigenous oil companies (INOCs) and 28 marginal fields operators as well as 24 multi-national oil companies (MNOCs) operating in Nigeria. This study on Nigerian INOCs has found them to have inadequate ...
  • Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410210425458, 2002-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2002. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of Documentation, March 2002, 58(2), pp.185-210.
    This paper discusses critically the theoretical and methodological background to an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project designed to investigate the impact of Information and Communications Technologies ...
  • Theoretical design and analysis of a sensing system for high pressure and temperature measurement in subsea underwater applications. 

    Amos, Solomon; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Njuguna, James (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085023, 2017-06-19)
    AMOS, S., PRABHU, R. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. Theoretical design and analysis of a sensing system for high pressure and temperature measurement in subsea underwater applications. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8085023. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085023
    The theoretical design and analysis of a metal coated hybrid sensing system of Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) and Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer (EFPI) cavity for high pressure high temperature (HPHT) measurement in subsea ...
  • Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. 

    Johny, Jincy; Summers, Jade; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Joseph, Ginson P.; Fung, Wai-Keung; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084976, 2017-06-19)
    JOHNY, J., SUMMERS, J., BHAVSAR, K., JOSEPH, G.P., FUNG, W.K. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084976. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084976
    Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) is a key technology for condition monitoring of different offshore oil and gas structures. FBG sensors are used to sense different physical parameters such as strain, temperature, vibration, etc. ...
  • Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. 

    Toledano, Nuria; Anderson, Alistair R. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1476750317748439, 2017-12-22)
    TOLEDANO, N. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. Action research [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1476750317748439
    Narrative is an important tool for developing and writing up action research experiences. Its power lies in the fact that narrative construction and narrative recounting are fundamental human communication practices. ...
  • Theoretical treatment of diffusion and kinetics of osmium redox polymer mediated glucose oxidase enzyme electrodes: analytical expression of current density for varying potential. 

    Kirthiga, O. M.; Rajendran, L.; Fernandez, Carlos (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.01.149, 2017-01-24)
    KIRTHIGA, M., RAJENDRAN, L. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2017. Theoretical treatment of diffusion and kinetics of osmium redox polymer mediated glucose oxidase enzyme electrodes: analytical expression of current density for varying potential. Electrochimica acta [online], 230, pages 89-97. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.01.149
    We present for the first time a mathematical model of osmium redox polymer mediated glucose oxidase enzyme electrodes. This model is based on a system of three coupled nonlinear reaction-diffusion equations under steady-state ...
  • A theoretically informed survey of the views and experiences of practicing pharmacists on research conduct, dissemination and translation. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Cunningham, Scott; Strath, Alison; MacLure, Andrew; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Rushworth, Gordon F.; Dreischulte, Tobias; Nicolson, Christopher; Pfleger, David; Tiernan, Dawn; MacLure, Katie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.005, 2018-12-13)
    STEWART, D., CUNNINGHAM, S., STRATH, A., MACLURE, A., GIBSON-SMITH, K., RUSHWORTH, G.F., DREISCHULTE, T., NICOLSON, C., PFLEGER, D., TIERNAN, D. and MACLURE, K. 2018. A theoretically informed survey of the views and experiences of practicing pharmacists on research conduct, dissemination and translation. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.005
    Background: While studies have reported pharmacists’ perspectives of research involvement, almost all are limited by sector, have little focus on research translation and have not incorporated behavior change theory. ...
  • Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert; Somerville, Peter (Ohio State University https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/51127/IJRC_mcelwee_vol1-issue1_pp40-62.pdf, 2011-12)
    MCELWEE, G., SMITH, R. and SOMERVILLE, P., 2011. Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? International Journal of Rural Criminology, 1 (1), pp. 40 – 62.
    Illegal entrepreneurship in the rural is under researched and scrutinised, yet it occupies a distinctive space in entrepreneurship practice in terms of how it is construed and how it is enacted. This is a theoretical ...
  • Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. 

    Zaman, Quazi Mahtab M.; Troiani, Igea; Altenberger, Iris; Cervera, Rosa (ORBICOM (ORGANISERS) https://www.orbicomlima2018.ulima.edu.pe/copy-of-inicio, 2018-05-08)
    ZAMAN, Q.M., TROIANI, I., ALTENBERGER, I. and CERVERA, R. 2018. Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. Presented at the 7th World meeting of UNESCO chairs in communication international symposium: communication, city and public space, 8-10 May 2018, Lima, Peru.
    Fear is an intrinsic human response to social insecurity and epitomises the perceived disparity in anticipation and engagement with the 'other'. Fear of other ethnic minority groups and their involvement or not in the ...
  • Theory-based interventions to aid healthcare staff prevent and control healthcare-associated infections: an integrative review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Tsattalios, Konstantinos; Macduff, Colin; Stephen, Audrey I. (PROSPERO, 2016-09-08)
    TSATTALIOS, K., MACDUFF, C. and STEPHEN, A. 2016. Theory-based interventions to aid healthcare staff prevent and control healthcare-associated infections: an integrative review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], CRD42016035934. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016035934
    The objective of this integrative review is to synthesise the best available evidence on (i) what and (ii) how theory has been implemented in the development of interventions aiding healthcare staff to prevent and control ...
  • A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. 

    Stevens, Gemma; Jahoda, Andrew; Matthews, Lynsay; Hankey, Catherine; Melville, Craig; Murray, Heather; Mitchell, Fiona (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12340, 2017-04-12)
    STEVENS, G., JAHODA, A., MATTHEWS, L., HANKEY, C., MELVILLE, C., MURRAY, H. and MITCHELL, F. 2018. A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities [online], 31(S1), pages 52-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12340.
    Background: - The prevalence of obesity is higher in those with intellectual disabilities than the general population. The aim of the study was to understand the determinants of physical activity and dietary patterns in ...
  • Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. 

    Perry, Alison; Lee, Siew Hwa; Cotton, Susan; Kennedy, Catriona (Cochrane Collaboration https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011112.pub2, 2016-08-26)
    PERRY, A., LEE, S.H., COTTON, S. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 8, article number DC011112. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011112.pub2
    Background - Head and neck cancer treatment has developed over the last decade, with improved mortality and survival rates, but the treatments often result in dysphagia (a difficulty in swallowing) as a side effect. This ...
  • Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. [Protocol] 

    Perry, Alison; Cotton, Susan; Kennedy, Catriona (Cochrane Collaboration, 2014-05-16)
    PERRY, A., COTTON, S. and KENNEDY, C. 2014. Therapeutic exercises for affective post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 5, article number CD011112. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011112
    The primary objective of this review is to determine the effects of therapeutic exercises on oral swallowing, aspiration and adverse events, in people treated curatively for an advanced-stage (stage III, stage IV) squamous ...
  • Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. 

    Gibson, Neil (MA Healthcare Ltd https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46, 2017-01-24)
    GIBSON, N. 2017. Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. Journal of kidney care [online], 2(1), pages 46-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46.
    Using photography with patients to help them express concerns, investigate coping strategies and learn from their peers is known as therapeutic photography. The practice has benefits to both professionals and participants, ...