Peer-reviewed Articles - General

9 downloads
99 views

Academic burnout is prevalent among university students, although understanding of what predicts burnout is limited. This study aimed to test the direct and indirect relationship between two dimensions of perfectionism (Perfectionistic Concerns and Perfectionistic...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5004
180 downloads
1,738 views

Background The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationships between muscular performance consisting of a single repetition on the chair squat exercise (CSQ) and different measures of functional capacity, balance, quality of life and cognitive status in...

["Geriatrics","Kinesiology","Nursing","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4712
132 downloads
1,874 views

Games are an increasingly popular approach for conservation teaching. However, we know little about the effectiveness of the games on students’ experiences and knowledge acquisition. Many current games are supplemental games (SG) that have no meaningful interaction...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4509
119 downloads
1,707 views

Objective In the media, numerous public figures have reported involuntary emotional outbursts arising from watching films on planes, resembling neurological phenomena such as pseudobulbar affect. Putative risk factors put forward include altitude, mild hypoxia,...

["Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Otorhinolaryngology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4569
240 downloads
1,829 views

Citizen science approaches are of great interest for their potential to efficiently and sustainably monitor wildlife populations on both public and private lands. Here we present two studies that worked with volunteers to set camera traps for ecological surveys....

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Zoology","Science and Medical Education","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4536
184 downloads
1,011 views

The presence of fatigue has been shown to modify running biomechanics. Overall in terms of gender, women are at lower risk than men for sustaining running-related injuries, although it depends on the factors taken into account. One possible reason for these differences...

["Kinesiology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4489
67 downloads
509 views

Background Non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors can co-exist with disability and cause a greater burden on the health status of adults with disabilities. A lack of egalitarian social policies in China may result in gender disparities in the NCD risk factors...

["Global Health","Public Health","Women\u2019s Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4505
140 downloads
634 views

Objective To translate the Perceived Stress Questionnaire (PSQ) into Chinese, validate its reliability and validity in nursing students and investigate the perceived stress level of nursing students. Method Forward- and back-translation combined with expert assessment...

["Nursing","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4503
203 downloads
759 views

Background Several water-based sports (swimming, surfing and stand up paddle boarding) require adequate thoracic mobility (specifically rotation) in order to perform the appropriate activity requirements. The measurement of thoracic spine rotation is problematic...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4431
170 downloads
653 views

Background E-health technology applications are essential tools of modern information technology that improve quality of healthcare delivery in hospitals of both developed and developing countries. However, despite its positive benefits, studies indicate that the...

["Health Policy","Public Health","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4436
1 citation
329 downloads
1,979 views

Using a database of recent articles published in the field of Global Health research, we examine institutional sources of stratification in publishing access outcomes. Traditionally, the focus on inequality in scientific publishing has focused on prestige hierarchies...

["Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4269
209 downloads
957 views

Background As the world’s second-largest economy, China has launched health reforms for the second time and invested significant funding in medical informatics (MI) since 2010; however, few studies have been conducted on the outcomes of this ambitious cause. Objective...

["Bioinformatics","Clinical Trials","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4082
3 citations
2,078 downloads
17,926 views

Organismal biology has been steadily losing fashion in both formal education and scientific research. Simultaneous with this is an observable decrease in the connection between humans, their environment, and the organisms with which they share the planet. Nonetheless,...

["Biodiversity","Entomology","Zoology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3972
204 downloads
1,439 views

Background The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) was interested in understanding the potential effects of requiring that grantees publish their peer-reviewed research in open access journals. Methods We collected data on more than 2,000 publications in over...

["Ethical Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3853
130 downloads
712 views

Background The misunderstanding of specific vocabulary may hamper the patient-health provider communication. The 20-item Rapid Estimate Adult Literacy in Medicine and Dentistry (REALMD-20) was constructed to screen patients by their ability in reading medical/dental...

["Dentistry","Health Policy","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3744

Refine by manuscript type

Top subject areas - Articles

Top subject areas - People

View all subject areas