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  • A biomechanical comparison of the traditional squat, powerlifting squat and box squat. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Lloyd, Ray; Keogh, Justin W. L.; Agouris, Ioannis; Stewart, Arthur D. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182577067, 2012-07)
    SWINTON, P. A., LLOYD, R., KEOGH, J. W. L., AGOURIS, I., and STEWART, A., 2012. A biomechanical comparison of the traditional squat, powerlifting squat and box squat. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (7), pp. 1805-1816.
    The purpose of this study was to compare the biomechanics of the traditional squat with two popular exercise variations commonly referred to as the powerlifting squat and box squat. Twelve male powerlifters performed the ...
  • A biomechanical investigation of contemporary powerlifting training practices and their potential application to athletic development. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences., 2013-03)
    The contemporary training practices of powerlifters are presently being adopted by athletes from a variety of sports seeking to improve their performance. The aims of this PhD were to: 1) identify the contemporary training ...
  • Bioregions and future state visioning: a visually integrative approach to the presentation of information for environmental policy and management. 

    Ball, Jonathan (The Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1999-11)
    This thesis explores the comparatively new philosophy of bioregionalism to see what it might have to offer the environmental management process. The foundations of bioregional philosophy stretch back into the early part ...
  • Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane induces DNA damage and repair instability in triple negative breast cancer cells via p21 expression. 

    Barron, Gemma A.; Goua, Marie; Kuraoka, Isao; Bermano, Giovanna; Iwai, Shigenori; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2015.10.017, 2015-12-05)
    BARRON, G. A., GOUA, M., KURAOKA, I., BERMANO, G., IWAI, S. and LIN, P. K. T. L., 2015. Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane induces DNA damage and repair instability in triple negative breast cancer cells via p21 expression. Chemico-Biological Interactions, Vol 242, pp. 307-315.
    Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane (BNIPDaCHM) bisintercalates to DNA and is a potential anti-cancer therapeutic. In an attempt to elucidate the mechanism(s) underlying the potential of BNIPDaCHM; earlier ...
  • Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. 

    Jones, David R. (Unpublished, 2013-05)
    JONES, D. R., 2013. Biting the league table that feeds: reflections on managerialism at work within U.K. university sustainability agendas. In: The 8th International Critical Management Studies Conference: Extending the limits of neo-liberal capitalism. 10-13 July 2013. Manchester. (Unpublished)
    Most proponents of ecological sustainability within universities seem to have found a space where they feel they can more or less shrug off the need for such meaningful critical reflection. There has been a preoccupation ...
  • Body size and ability to pass through a restricted space: Observations from 3D scanning of 210 male UK offshore workers. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Nevill, Alan M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.06.017, 2015-11)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G. and NEVILL, A., 2015. Body size and ability to pass through a restricted space: Observations from 3D scanning of 210 male UK offshore workers. Applied Ergonomics, Vol. 51, pp. 358-362.
    Offshore workers are subjected to a unique physical and cultural environment which has the ability to affect their size and shape. Because they are heavier than the UK adult population we hypothesized they would have larger ...
  • Book review notes: Eleven good years for international commercial arbitration in Russia: the legacy of the Supreme Commercial Court. 

    Kotelnikov, Andrey (Supporting Academic Initiatives Foundation (LLCV. Em Publishing House) http://dx.doi.org/10.17589/2309-8678-2015-3-3-152-157, 2015)
    KOTELNIKOV, A., 2015. Book review notes: Eleven good years for international commercial arbitration in Russia: the legacy of the Supreme Commercial Court. Russian Law Journal, 3 (3), pp. 152-157.
  • Book review: Johanna Shapiro, The inner world of medical students — listening to their voices in poetry. 

    McKie, Andrew (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/09697330100170020705, 2010-03)
    MCKIE, A., 2010. Book review: Johanna Shapiro, The inner world of medical students — listening to their voices in poetry. Nursing Ethics, 17 (2), p. 275.
  • Bookselling culture and consumer behaviour: marketing strategies and responses in traditional and online environments. 

    Laing, Audrey Frances (The Robert Gordon University Robert Gordon University, Department of Information Management, 2008-01)
    This research examines the implementation of marketing both by chain and online booksellers, and consumer responses to this marketing and a reading of the current trade press revealed calls for research into consumer wants ...
  • Bookselling online: an examination of consumer behaviour patterns. 

    Laing, Audrey Frances; Royle, Jo (Springer Verlag. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12109-013-9318-3, 2013-06)
    LAING, A. and ROYLE, J., 2013. Bookselling online: an examination of consumer behaviour patterns. Publishing Research Quarterly, 29 (2), pp. 110-127.
    Based upon empirical research, and using a range of methods, this paper examines the behaviour and experiences of consumers in online bookselling settings and offers comparison between online and offline (traditional) ...
  • Born digital – new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking; digital portfolio 

    Thompson, Paul (Robert Gordon University. http://www.printmaking2-0.info/Born%20Digital%20New%20Materialities%20ePortfolio%20ReleaseV1.pdfePortfolio ReleaseV1.pdf, 2011-06)
    THOMPSON, P., curator, 2011. Born digital – new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking; digital portfolio [online]. Available from: http://www.printmaking2-0.info/Born%20Digital%20New%20Materialities%20ePortfolio%20ReleaseV1.pdf
    The ‘Born Digital – New Materialities’ print portfolio is the result of a digitally mediated open call “exchange” survey, examining the notion of “printmaking 2.0”. It is part of research examining the physical and temporal ...
  • A Bourdieuan analysis of qualitative authorship in entrepreneurship scholarship. 

    Drakopoulou-Dodd, Sarah; McDonald, Seonaidh; McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12125, 2014-10)
    DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S., MCDONALD, S., MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R., 2014. A Bourdieuan analysis of qualitative authorship in entrepreneurship scholarship. Journal of Small Business Management, Vol 52 (4), pp 633-654.
    Empirically, this study builds on responses from leading qualitative entrepreneurship scholars. We carry out a Bourdieuan analysis of the field of entrepreneurship scholarship—particularly heterodox qualitative writing—and ...
  • Breaking moulds: Brian Glassar. 

    Peach, Andrea (Scottish Gallery., 2002-03)
    PEACH, A., 2002. Breaking moulds: Brian Glassar. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Scottish Gallery. Edinburgh: Scottish Gallery.
  • Breaking out of the linguistic ghetto? The role of new media in facilitating international research. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666906072948, 2006-11)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2006. Breaking out of the linguistic ghetto? The role of new media in facilitating international research. Information development, 22 (4), pp. 300-308
    The paper reviews some of the challenges faced by researchers whose principal language is not English in accessing appropriate literature. Taking the experience of the Latin American countries as an example, it discusses ...
  • BrewDog: business growth for punks! 

    Smith, Robert; Moult, Susan; Burge, Phil; Turnbull, Andrew (IP Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.5367/000000010791291785, 2010-05)
    SMITH, R., MOULT, S., BURGE, P. and TURNBULL, A., 2010. BrewDog: business growth for punks! International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 11 (2), pp. 161-168
    This case study tells an atypical entrepreneurship story about two men and a dog. It explores the rapid growth of the phenomenon that is BrewDog plc - a company situated in the remote north-east of Scotland. What makes ...
  • Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. 

    Bassanese, Silvia; Espanyol, Aida; Rodeghiero, Benedetta; Tadi, M. (IATED http://library.iated.org/view/BASSANESE2012BUI, 2012-03)
    BASSENESE, S., ESPANYOL, A., RODEGHIERO, B. and TADI, M., 2012. Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. In: INTED2012: Proceedings of the 6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. 5-7 March 2012. Valencia: IATED. Pp. 4849-4858.
    Ethical decision-making models grounded in ethical frameworks comprehend elements of systems thinking such as holistic language and value-guided systems. This paper proposes an innovative educational model for systems ...
  • Building design team communication: practice and education. 

    Whyte, Andrew (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1996-09)
    This study examined three propositions: - (i) there are problems in the building design team created by difficulties of communication between different professional disciplines, (ii) communication difficulties are primarily ...
  • The building envelope as an air filter. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Webster, Robin; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-1323(98)00017-1, 1998-05)
    TAYLOR, B. J., WEBSTER, R. and IMBABI, M. S., 1998. The building envelope as an air filter. Building and Environment 34(3), pp. 353-361.
    Recent research suggests that fine-particulate air pollution increases the incidence of lung disease and premature death. In this paper, single fibre filter theory was used to predict the theoretical particulate collection ...
  • Building models through formal specification. 

    Renker, Gerrit; Ahriz, Hatem (Springer Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/b96957, 2004)
    RENKER, G. and AHRIZ, H. 2004. Building models through formal specification. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems, CP-AI-OR'04. 20-22 April 2004. Nice, France. pp. 395-401
    Over the past years, a number of increasingly expressive languages for modelling constraint and optimisation problems have evolved. In developing a strategy to ease the complexity of building models for constraint and ...
  • Business strategies for entrepreneurial small firms. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Atkins, Martin H. (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsc.554, 2001-09)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and ATKINS, M. H., 2001. Business strategies for entrepreneurial small firms. Strategic Change, 10 (6), pp. 311-324.
    This paper addresses the issue of the nature of business strategies in entrepreneurial small firms. It examines a number of existing models of strategic planning and suggests that they cannot adequately cope with ...