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Background Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease characterized by chronic airway infection with a high incidence and poor prognosis. Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Aspergillus fumigatus are pathogens commonly found in CF patients. Clinically, these two microorganisms often...

["Microbiology","Infectious Diseases","Internal Medicine","Respiratory Medicine","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5931
52 downloads
379 views

Background The aim of this study was to examine whether the addition of very light loads for modeling the force–velocity (F–V) relationship during the bench press (BP) exercise can confirm its experimental linearity as well as to increase the reliability and concurrent...

["Kinesiology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5835
64 downloads
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Background Eating disorders are serious psychological disorders with long term health impacts. Athletic populations, tend to have higher incidences of eating disorders compared to the general population. Yet there is little known about athletes’ eating disorder...

["Kinesiology","Nutrition","Women\u2019s Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5868
1,260 downloads
304 views

Background Material presented at conferences is meant to provide exposure to ongoing research that could affect medical decision making based on future outcomes. It is important then to evaluate the rates of publication from conference presentations as a measure...

["Radiology and Medical Imaging","Science and Medical Education","Statistics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5817
179 downloads
2,996 views

Background For students entering a science PhD program, a tenure-track faculty research position is often perceived as the ideal long-term goal. A relatively small percentage of individuals ultimately achieve this goal, however, with the vast majority of PhD recipients...

["Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5707
58 downloads
265 views

Background The institutional affiliations and associated collaborative networks that scientists foster during their research careers are salient in the production of high-quality science. The phenomenon of multiple institutional affiliations and its relationship...

["Science and Medical Education","Science Policy","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5664
132 downloads
936 views

Most researchers do not deliberately claim causal results in an observational study. But do we lead our readers to draw a causal conclusion unintentionally by explaining why significant correlations and relationships may exist? Here we perform a randomized controlled...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5597
161 downloads
984 views

Introduction Knowledge Translation (KT) is expected to be a critical learning outcome of a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program. It continues to serve as an area of interest among educators and healthcare providers due to its importance to evidence-based...

["Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5323
122 downloads
500 views

Introduction Medical students often do not value attending in-person large group sessions. It is also not clear from prior research whether attendance at large group sessions impact on performance in medical school. The goal of this study was to assess the relationship...

["Internal Medicine","Nursing","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5283
141 downloads
506 views

Background The Internet is widely used as a source of information by people searching for medical or healthcare information. However, information found on the Internet has several drawbacks, and the ability to consume accurate health information on the Internet...

["Epidemiology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5251
347 downloads
1,387 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
307 downloads
2,421 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
450 downloads
4,004 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
192 downloads
7,193 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
468 downloads
2,522 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

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