Now showing items 105-124 of 1990

  • Assessment of alcohol problems using AUDIT in a prison setting: more than an 'aye or no' question 

    MacAskill, Susan; Parkes, Tessa; Brooks, Oona; Graham, Lesley; McAuley, Andrew; Brown, Abraham (BioMed Central, 2011-11)
    Alcohol problems are a major UK and international public health issue. The prevalence of alcohol problems is markedly higher among prisoners than the general population. However, studies suggest alcohol problems among ...
  • An assessment of drainage best management practices in Scotland 

    McKissock, G.; Jefferies, Christopher; D'Arcy, B. J. (Wiley-Blackwell, 1999-02)
    The study was carried out to establish the extent to which source-control systems are being used in Scotland. An investigation into the level of knowledge of such systems was also initiated. Over 100 questionnaires were ...
  • Assessment of left ventricular structure and function in rats subjected to pressure-overload hypertrophy in time 

    Stoyanova, Vili; Zhelev, Nikolai Z.; Ghenev, Evghenii; Bosheva, Miroslava (Polish Cardiac Society / TERMEDIA, 2009-01)
    Background: Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is an adaptive response to increased haemodynamic load and an independent risk factor for the development of heart failure. Although the pathophysiological features during the ...
  • Assessment of morphology for anaerobic-granular particles 

    Baloch, M. I.; Akunna, Joseph C.; Collier, Phillip J. (Water Environment Federation, 2006-06)
    This study shows that a proper assessment of granule morphology is fundamental before applying any mathematical derivation or empirical formula based on the shape factor of anaerobic-granular particles to determine granular ...
  • An assessment of the cost effectiveness of vegetation harvesting as a means of removing nutrient and metals from ponds 

    Napier, Fiona; Barrett, M.; Jefferies, Christopher (Institute of Environment & Resources, Technical University of Denmark/IAHR/IWA, 2005-08-25)
    This paper reports on an investigation to quantify the mass of pollutants removed from a stormwater retention pond by routine vegetation harvesting. The amount of plants can increase the costs of ponds, and the increased ...
  • Assessment of the upper body contribution to multiple-sprint cycling in men and women 

    Grant, Marie Clare; Watson, Hugh; Baker, Julien S. (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-05-08)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of repeated cycling sprints on power profiles while assessing upper body muscle contraction. Eighteen physically active participants performed 8 × 10 s repeated sprints ...
  • Assessment of vitamin D concentration in non-supplemented professional athletes and healthy adults during the winter months in the UK: implications for skeletal muscle function 

    Close, G.L.; Russell, J.; Cobley, James N.; Owens, D.J.; Wilson, G.; Gregson, W.; Fraser, W.D.; Morton, J.P. (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    The current study implemented a two-part design to (1) assess the vitamin D concentration of a large cohort of non-vitamin D supplemented UK-based athletes and 30 age-matched healthy non-athletes and (2) to examine the ...
  • Assistive technology and telecare: forging solutions for independent living 

    Brownsell, Simon; Bradley, David A. (Policy Press, 2003)
    Assistive technology and telecare are of increasing importance in government policy on healthcare provision. This is reflected in the NHS Plan 2000, which suggested that 50 per cent more people should be in receipt of ...
  • Asymmetry and dimensions of relationship quality in the Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata yakui) 

    Majolo, Bonaventura; Ventura, Raffaella; Schino, Gabriele (Springer Verlag, 2010-10)
    Cords and Aureli (2000) proposed that relationship quality can be described by three components, i.e., value, security, and compatibility, based on the benefits social partners receive from their relationship and on how ...
  • Asymptotic approximations for n! 

    Paris, Richard B. (Hikari, 2011)
    Several approximations for n! have recently appeared in the literature. We show here how these approximations can be derived by expansion of certain polynomials in inverse powers of n and comparison with Stirling’s asymptotic ...
  • The asymptotic expansion of a generalised Mathieu series 

    Paris, Richard B. (Hikari, 2013)
    We obtain the asymptotic expansion of a generalised Mathieu series and its alternating variant for large complex values of the variable by means of a Mellin transform approach. Numerical examples are presented to demonstrate ...
  • Asymptotic expansion of n-dimensional Faxén-type integrals 

    Paris, Richard B. (European Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (EJPAM), 2010)
    The asymptotic expansion of n-dimensional extensions of Faxén’s integral In(z) are derived for large complex values of the variable z. The theory relies on the asymptotics of the generalised hypergeometric, orWright, ...
  • Asymptotics and Mellin-Barnes integrals 

    Paris, Richard B.; Kaminski, D. (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
  • The asymptotics of a new exponential sum 

    Paris, Richard B. (Elsevier, 2009-01-01)
    The absolutely convergent exponential sum [formula missing] is studied for m→+∞ and fixed p when the parameter θ is allowed to become large such that θ/m remains finite. This situation corresponds, in general, to the trace ...
  • Asymptotics of integrals of Hermite polynomials 

    Paris, Richard B. (Hikari Ltd, 2010)
    Integrals involving products of Hermite polynomials with the weight factor exp (−x2) over the interval (−∞,∞) are considered. A result of Azor, Gillis and Victor (SIAM J. Math. Anal. 13 (1982) 879–890] is derived by ...
  • Asymptotics of the Gauss hypergeometric function with large parameters, I 

    Paris, Richard B. (Element d.o.o., 2013)
    We obtain asymptotic expansions for the Gauss hypergeometric function F(a+ε1λ,b+ε2λ;c+ε3λ;z) as |λ| →∞ when the εj are finite by an application of the method of steepest descents, thereby extending previous results corresponding ...
  • Asymptotics of the Gauss hypergeometric function with large parameters, II 

    Paris, Richard B. (Element d.o.o., 2013)
    We obtain asymptotic expansions by application of the method of steepest descents for the Gauss hypergeometric function F(a+ε1λ,b+ε2λ;c+λ;z) as |λ| → ∞ when 0<ε1 <1 and ε1 >1 where, without loss of generality, it is supposed ...
  • The asymptotics of the generalised Hermite–Bell polynomials 

    Paris, Richard B. (Elsevier, 2009-10-15)
    The Hermite–Bell polynomials are defined by [formula missing] for n=0,1,2,… and integer r≥2 and generalise the classical Hermite polynomials corresponding to r=2. We obtain an asymptotic expansion for [formula missing] as ...
  • The asymptotics of the mittag-leffler polynomials 

    Paris, Richard B. (Element d.o.o., 2012)
    We investigate the asymptotic behaviour of the Mittag-Leffler polynomials Gn(z) for large n and z, where z is a complex variable satisfying 0 arg z 12 π . A summary of the asymptotic properties of Gn(ix) for real ...
  • The asymptotics of the mittag-leffler polynomials 

    Paris, Richard B. (Journal of classical analysis, 2012)
    We investigate the asymptotic behaviour of the Mittag-Leffler polynomials Gn(z) for large n and z, where z is a complex variable satisfying 0 arg z 12 π . A summary of the asymptotic properties of Gn(ix) for real ...