The Plymouth Student Scientist - Volume 1, No. 1 - 2008
Table of contents
Introduction to The Plymouth Student Scientist. Dr Mick Uttley, p. 1
Is Cardiovascular Health Affected by Exercise Type and Impact? Sarah Buckingham, p. 2-25
The Relationship Between Preference and Performance Measures of Handedness. Rosemary Stephens, p. 63-94
The Solent Sea Breeze; Occurrence, Classification and Forecasting Aspects. Richard Lewis, p. 95-161
Turbulent Mixing in Bottom Boundary Layer of the Coastal Ocean. Anna Kaczmarska, p. 162-228
Factors that Affect Cardiovascular Health: A Review. Sarah Buckingham, p. 331-344
A Review of Combined Diet and Exercise Weight Loss Interventions in Obese and Overweight Adolescents. Nicola Lowles, p. 345-364
Special interest article
Nutrient Intakes at Lunchtime of Primary School Children in Cornwall: a comparison of school meals and packed lunches [POSTER]. Dr Gail Rees, Chantel Richards, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, p. 365
Do Anxiety Level and Anxiety-Related Content Affect Accuracy and Endorsement Rate on Syllogistic Reasoning by Increasing Reliance on Belief-Biased Heuristic Processing? (University of Plymouth, 2008)This study used an adaptation of the belief bias paradigm and correlational analyses to investigate the effects of validity, believability, content, and anxiety level on syllogistic reasoning in a sample comprised of ...
(University of Plymouth, 2008)The Solent sea breeze was studied from May-August 2006, wind speed, direction, air and sea temperature and humidity data recorded at Bramble Bank and Dockhead was provided by the hydrographer’s office in Southampton. A ...
(University of Plymouth, 2008)Cardiovascular disease is a major public health problem in terms of both high morbidity and mortality rates and large economic costs. Cardiovascular health and risk of disease are determined by a wide range of genetic and ...
The Effect of Nucleotide-binding Oligomerization Domain (NOD) Proteins on the Secretion of Cytokines from Macrophages (University of Plymouth, 2008)The study of Nucleotide-Binding Oligomerization Domain (NOD) Proteins is a very new area of immunology, with the gene for NOD2 having only been mapped in 2001 (Ogura et al 2001). It holds particular significance for those ...
Environmental Variables and Macroinvertebrate Community Structure in Drainage Ditches on the Somerset Levels (University of Plymouth, 2008)1. Studies of macroinvertebrate assemblages have tended to find relationships between environmental variables and the species present in the assemblage. Here, I looked at the relationship between assemblages and environmental ...
An Analysis of Dieting Methods, Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Weight Perceptions and Family Meals, in Female Adolescents (University of Plymouth, 2008)OBJECTIVES: The overall aim of the study was to examine relationships between dieting, ethnic origin and fruit and vegetable intake in adolescent girls, and to determine any difference in fruit and vegetable intake and ...
(University of Plymouth, 2008)The principal aim of this study was to determine whether cardiovascular health, assessed by resting systolic and diastolic blood pressure and resting heart rate, was affected by exercise type (golf vs. tennis) and associated ...
(University of Plymouth, 2008)There is great debate as to the way in which preference and performance measures of handedness are related. Some suggest that they are separable dimensions (e.g. Porac & Coren, 1981), however a bulk of evidence suggests ...