Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Development of LISTEN: A Novel Intervention for Loneliness

Author(s):Laurie A. Theeke, Jennifer A. Mallow ABSTRACT Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the development of LISTEN (Loneliness Intervention using Story Theory to Enhance Nursing-sensitive outcomes), a new intervention for loneliness. Methods: LISTEN was developed using the … Continue reading

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A Change in Bathing Style May Improve Mental Fitness

Author(s): Takaaki Kubo, Tomonori Yasuda, Yoshihisa Masumitsu, Yoshihiro Iwashita, Satoshi Watanabe, Taichi Ishizawa, Mitsuo Tsunakawa, Shingo Yano, Junichi Iimaya ABSTRACT Frequent bathtub bathing (BB) improves the mental health of middle-aged and older Japanese in-dividuals. This study investigated the chronic mental … Continue reading

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Effects of Irradiation with Light of Different Photon Densities on the Growth of Young Green Barley

Author(s): Tianxiao Meng, Eriko Nakamura, Nobuto Irino, Khem Raj Joshi, Hari Prasad Devkota, Shoji Yahara, Ryuichiro Kondo ABSTRACT In recent years, young green barley has been increasingly used as a functional food ingredient. Studies have shown that cultivated young green … Continue reading

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Experimental Design and Its Posterior Efficiency for the Calibration of Wearable Sensors

Author(s):Lin Ye, Steven W. Su ABSTRACT This paper investigates experimental design (DoE) for the calibration of the triaxial accelerometers embedded in a wearable micro Inertial Measurement Unit (μ-IMU). Firstly, a new linearization strategy is proposed for the accelerometer model associated … Continue reading

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Cancers in Children Ages 8 to 12 Are Injury-Related

Author(s): Kirsten H. Walen ABSTRACT Cancers in young children in early growing age was a short PBS (KQED) report (11/21/2014), but without informational source, which prompted a Google search. Sports-associated injuries with medical healing treatments concluded that there were no … Continue reading

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How Does the Change of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Affect Transportation Productivity? A Case Study of the US Transportation Sector from 2002 to 2011

Author(s):Jaesung Choi, David C. Roberts ABSTRACT A variety of research fields has analyzed actual productivity change from environmental pollution through the Malmquist environmental productivity index, but to our best knowledge, no research has thus far been conducted in the transportation … Continue reading

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Call For Papers—Special Issue on Disaster Psychology

Whether you are injured physically or psychologically, disasters can take a serious emotional toll. Normal reactions include intense, unpredictable feelings; flashbacks; trouble concentrating or making decisions; disrupted eating and sleeping patterns; emotional upsets on anniversaries or other reminders; strained personal … Continue reading

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