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‘Just another person in the room’: Young people’s views on their participation in child in care reviews (2018)
Journal Article
Diaz, C., Pert, H., & Thomas, N. (2018). ‘Just another person in the room’: Young people’s views on their participation in child in care reviews. Adoption and Fostering, 42(4), 369-382. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308575918801663

This article discusses a key meeting for children in care – the Child in Care Review – and examines the extent to which children and young people are able to participate and exert a level of control over their lives. The research, conducted in Englan... Read More about ‘Just another person in the room’: Young people’s views on their participation in child in care reviews.

Perceptions on safety climate: A case study in the Omani construction industry (2018)
Journal Article
Umar, T., & Egbu, C. (2018). Perceptions on safety climate: A case study in the Omani construction industry. Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, 171(6), 251-263

Generally, a mature safety climate and a rich safety culture contribute to achieving a safe workplace. The purpose of this paper is to examine the understanding of using safety climate and to make explicit some of the main elements that have a greate... Read More about Perceptions on safety climate: A case study in the Omani construction industry.

Investigating the effects of Lycra Arm sleeve on shoulder girdle in healthy people (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Desai, A., & Elliot, L. (2018, October). Investigating the effects of Lycra Arm sleeve on shoulder girdle in healthy people. Poster presented at British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) Conference, October 2018, Bristol, UK

Introduction: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous feasibility study on people with chronic stroke (n¼5) reported reduction in GHS following wearing of the Lycra sleeve. However, the mechanis... Read More about Investigating the effects of Lycra Arm sleeve on shoulder girdle in healthy people.

A framework for semi-supervised adaptive learning for activity recognition in healthcare applications (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Gupta, P., & Caleb-Solly, P. (2018). A framework for semi-supervised adaptive learning for activity recognition in healthcare applications. In Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (3-15). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_1

With the growing popularity of the Internet of Things and connected home products, potential healthcare applications in a smart-home context for assisted living are becoming increasingly apparent. However, challenges in performing real-time human act... Read More about A framework for semi-supervised adaptive learning for activity recognition in healthcare applications.

Does Lycra sleeve alter acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity, and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia (2018)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Macleod, L., Mohan, P., Wheeler, C., & Wai Tse, G. (2018). Does Lycra sleeve alter acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity, and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32, 1406– 1417. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215518784346

Background: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous studies found that a Lycra sleeve can reduce acromion-greater tuberosity distance (used for assessment of GHS) in people with chronic stroke (n... Read More about Does Lycra sleeve alter acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity, and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia.

Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan, L., & Matthews, J. (2018). Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 5(2), 81-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2017.1484048

INTERSECTIONS // Collaborations in Textile Design Research was held at Loughborough University London on 13 September 2017. The international conference and accompanying exhibition sought to explore the role of collaboration in textile design researc... Read More about Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research.

Briefing: Occupational safety and health regulations in Oman (2018)
Journal Article
Umar, T., Egbu, C., Wamuziri, S., & Honnurvali, M. S. (2018). Briefing: Occupational safety and health regulations in Oman. Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, 171(3), 93-99. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmapl.18.00007

Poor occupational safety and health (OS&H) results in an economic burden of 4% of the total world gross domestic product (GDP). Effective OS&H regulations and their implementation are one of the main factors in achieving an improved safety performanc... Read More about Briefing: Occupational safety and health regulations in Oman.

Causes of delay in construction projects in Oman (2018)
Journal Article
Umar, T. (2018). Causes of delay in construction projects in Oman. Middle East Journal of Management, 5(2), 121-136. https://doi.org/10.1504/MEJM.2018.091132

Construction projects are full of risk and uncertainties and delays can have negative economic consequences and can create bad image for all the parties involved in the project. Delays in construction projects have several causes associated with owne... Read More about Causes of delay in construction projects in Oman.

Interrogating water and public health concerns through participatory theatre methodologies - The Iheakpu-Awka example (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Erojikwe, I., Chigor, V., & Adukwu, E. (2018, April). Interrogating water and public health concerns through participatory theatre methodologies - The Iheakpu-Awka example. Paper presented at Faculty of arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka 2018 international conference, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Health Humanities as an emerging discipline seeks the convergence of health and humanities in the effort to promote good health as well tackle health concerns. Theatre has been identified as a powerful tool of change for preventive medicine. As an ef... Read More about Interrogating water and public health concerns through participatory theatre methodologies - The Iheakpu-Awka example.

Evidence briefing: Dementia, accessibility and minority groups (2018)
Other
Cheston, R., & Bradbury, N. (2018). Evidence briefing: Dementia, accessibility and minority groups

Different communities have different dementia related needs and should not be treated as a single homogenous grouping. • The numbers of people from BAME communities who are affected by dementia will increase more rapidly than those of the white com... Read More about Evidence briefing: Dementia, accessibility and minority groups.

GJA4/connexin 37 mutations correlate with secondary lymphedema following surgery in breast cancer patients (2018)
Journal Article
Hadizadeh, M., Mohaddes Ardebili, S., Salehi, M., Young, C., Mokarian, F., McClellan, J., …Bonab, M. A. (2018). GJA4/connexin 37 mutations correlate with secondary lymphedema following surgery in breast cancer patients. Biomedicines, 6(1), 23. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines6010023

Lymphedema is a condition resulting from mutations in various genes essential for lymphatic development and function, which leads to obstruction of the lymphatic system. Secondary lymphedema is a progressive and incurable condition, most often manife... Read More about GJA4/connexin 37 mutations correlate with secondary lymphedema following surgery in breast cancer patients.