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Background/Aim. Exercise designed to condition the lumbar extensor musculature is often included in resistance training (RT) programs. It is suggested that deconditioning of this musculature may be linked to low back pain. Thus effective means of conditioning these...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.878
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Hypoxia and hyperthermia are two connected consequences of the ongoing global change and constitute major threats for coastal marine organisms. In the present study, we used a proteomic approach to characterize the changes induced by hypoxia in the great scallop,...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.871
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Despite the wealth of mental-health information available online to consumers, research has shown that the mental-health information needs of consumers are not being met. This study contributes to that research by soliciting consumer questions directly, categorizing...

["Bioinformatics","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.867
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In 1998, the United States sought and received International Maritime Organization-endorsement of two Mandatory Ship Reporting (MSR) systems designed to improve mariner awareness about averting ship collisions with the endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena...

["Conservation Biology","Marine Biology","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.866
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Heterotrophic plate counts (HPC) are routinely determined within the scope of water quality assessment. However, variable HPC methods with different cultivation parameters (i.e., temperature and media type) are applied, which could lead to significant effects in...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.862
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Modern biological research requires rapid, complex, and reproducible integration of multiple experimental results generated both internally and externally (e.g., from public repositories). Although large systematic meta-analyses are among the most effective approaches...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.791
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Research that uses stable isotope analysis often involves a delay between sample collection in the field and laboratory processing, therefore requiring preservation to prevent or reduce tissue degradation and associated isotopic compositions. Although there is...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biochemistry","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.874
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Recently, a number of protocols extending RNA-sequencing to the single-cell regime have been published. However, we were concerned that the additional steps to deal with such minute quantities of input sample would introduce serious biases that would make analysis...

["Bioinformatics","Biotechnology","Computational Biology","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.869
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We describe a Mesozoic fish Paralycoptera sp. (Teleostei: Osteoglossoidei), on the basis of a postcranial skeleton collected from the volcaniclastic mudstones of the Lai Chi Chong Formation of Hong Kong, China. The new finding—representing the city’s first Mesozoic...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Evolutionary Studies","Paleontology","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.865
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Extreme climatic events, including heat waves (HWs) and severe storms, influence the structure of marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Despite growing consensus that anthropogenic climate change will increase the frequency, duration and magnitude of extreme events,...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.863
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Achnanthidium minutissimum is a benthic freshwater diatom that forms biofilms on submerged surfaces in aquatic environments. Within these biofilms, A. minutissimum cells produce extracellular structures which facilitate substrate adhesion, such as stalks and capsules....

["Ecology","Microbiology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.858
75 downloads
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Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a previously unstudied sensory phenomenon, in which individuals experience a tingling, static-like sensation across the scalp, back of the neck and at times further areas in response to specific triggering audio and...

["Neuroscience","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.851
73 downloads
39 views

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a prevalent and often fatal disease in humans and dogs. Indeed dilated cardiomyopathy is the third most common form of cardiac disease in humans, reported to affect approximately 36 individuals per 100,000 individuals. In dogs, dilated...

["Bioinformatics","Genetics","Veterinary Medicine","Cardiology","Medical Genetics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.842
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Several competing aetiologies of developmental dyslexia suggest that the problems with acquiring literacy skills are causally entailed by low-level auditory and/or speech perception processes. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the diverging claims about...

["Biophysics","Developmental Biology","Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.837
25 downloads
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The study of animal movement commonly requires the segmentation of continuous data streams into individual strides. The use of forceplates and foot-mounted accelerometers readily allows the detection of the foot-on and foot-off events that define a stride. However,...

["Animal Behavior","Bioengineering","Veterinary Medicine","Zoology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.783

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