Organization: Staffordshire University
- Effective psychological care for physically ill patients in hospitalH Priest
Clinical Psychology Training Programme, Keele University, Stoke on Trent
Nurs Stand 24:48-56; quiz 58. 2010..Its primary focus is on the psychological care needs of general medical and surgical patients in hospital, but the principles introduced and discussed are broadly relevant to a wide range of nursing and healthcare settings and contexts...
- Interprofessional education and working in mental health: in search of the evidence baseHelena M Priest
Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
J Nurs Manag 16:474-85. 2008..To explore interprofessional attitudes arising from shared learning in mental health...
- Increasing uptake of physical activity: a social ecological approachThomas Cochrane
Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University, Brindley Building, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF
J R Soc Promot Health 128:31-40. 2008..Increasing population physical activity (PA) is a public health priority. An approach to increasing PA in an urban community, based on the social ecology model, is presented and evaluated...
- PCT Commissioning: how community nurse involvement can be encouragedKay Norman
Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University
Br J Community Nurs 12:518-20. 2007....
- Diabetes and healthy eating: a systematic review of the literatureRachel Clare Povey
Centre for Health Psychology, Faculty of Sciences, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE UK
Diabetes Educ 33:931-59; discussion 960-1. 2007..The purpose of this study is to review the literature on healthy eating interventions within diabetes care...
- Measuring multi-dimensional, time-dependent mechanical properties of a human tibial fracture using an automated systemP J Ogrodnik
Staffordshire University, Stafford, Staffordshire, UK
Proc Inst Mech Eng H 221:641-52. 2007..Currently a fracture can be considered healed when the fracture stiffness exceeds 15 N m/deg; this paper questions whether this value is now valid and suggests that it should be re-examined...
- An automated system for measuring multi-dimensional, time dependent mechanical properties of a human tibial fracturePeter J Ogrodnik
Staffordshire University, Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0AD, UK
Med Eng Phys 29:1049-55. 2007..The paper also demonstrates how creep properties of a healing tibia can be assessed and proposes that this property may form the basis for future fracture assessment investigations...
- Nurse prescribing: reflections on safety in practiceEleanor Bradley
Staffordshire University, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Blackhealth Lane, Stafford ST 18 OAD, UK
Soc Sci Med 65:599-609. 2007..g. older adult nursing and learning disability) would benefit in particular from ongoing mentoring relationships with experienced prescribers and the development of individual formularies...
- Exercise interventions as an adjunct therapy for psychosis: a critical reviewNaomi Ellis
Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DF, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 46:95-111. 2007..To review the existing evidence examining effectiveness of exercise as an adjunct therapy for psychosis...
- Body image and health: contemporary perspectivesSarah Grogan
Department of Psychology, Staffordshire University, UK
J Health Psychol 11:523-30. 2006..These include sociocultural influences, gender, effects of weight and appearance and perceptual factors. Implications of findings for health psychologists involved in designing health promotion interventions are discussed...
- Ozone induced leaf loss and decreased leaf production of European Holly (Ilex aquifolium L.) over multiple seasonsJonathan Ranford
Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DE, UK
Environ Pollut 145:355-64. 2007..This study has shown the potential of ozone to introduce long-term phenological perturbations into ecosystems by influencing productivity over a number of seasons...
- The effect of winter stress on Ilex aquifolium L.previously fumigated with ozoneJonathan Ranford
Applied Sciences, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, UK
Environ Pollut 145:171-8. 2007..These results show that ambient concentrations of ozone can reduce the tolerance of I. aquifolium to freezing stress, which may have serious implications for its establishment and survival...
- Determining guiding principles for evidence-based practiceA E Dale
Staffordshire University, Stafford
Nurs Stand 20:41-6. 2006..This article traces the history of evidence-based practice (EBP), outlines current issues and reviews the literature on the key concepts, features and outcomes. The author then establishes a set of principles to guide EBP in health care...
- Nurse lecturers' observations on aspects of nurse prescribing trainingEleanor Bradley
School of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0AD, UK
Nurse Educ Today 26:538-44. 2006..Providing more material for potential students prior to their embarking on training would help applicants understand better what is involved and ultimately improve implementation of nurse prescribing in practice...
- Identification of the development needs for the emergency care nursing workforceVal Nixon
Staffordshire University, Project Lead for Emergency Care, West Midlands Strategic Health Authority, United Kingdom
Int Emerg Nurs 16:14-22. 2008....
- Smoking to stay thin or giving up to save face? Young men and women talk about appearance concerns and smokingSarah Grogan
Department of Psychology, Staffordshire University, Staffordshire, UK
Br J Health Psychol 14:175-86. 2009..This study was designed to investigate how young men and women smokers and non-smokers talk about the impact of smoking on appearance, with the aim of using these accounts to inform anti-smoking campaigns targeted at young people...
- Knowledge and beliefs concerning evidence-based practice amongst complementary and alternative medicine health care practitioners and allied health care professionals: a questionnaire surveyJulie Hadley
The Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
BMC Complement Altern Med 8:45. 2008..Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become an important competency in many allied and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) health care practitioners' professional standards of proficiency...
- Creating new career pathways to reduce poverty, illiteracy and health risks, while transforming and empowering Cambodian women's livesHelen Lee
Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
J Health Psychol 15:982-92. 2010..Quantitative and qualitative analyses indicate changes in health-related knowledge, behaviour, self-image and empowerment, as HAP trainees were monitored and evaluated within their new career trajectories...
- A statistical study of the relative difficulty of freehand simulation of form, proportion, and line quality in Arabic signaturesAbdulaziz Al-Musa Alkahtani
Department of Forensic Science, Faculty of Science, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, UK
Sci Justice 50:72-6. 2010..1993), which suggests that these tendencies may even transcend linguistic writing systems. Among the Proportional elements are slant, alignment, spacing, and size...
- Gender differences in smoking: A longitudinal study of beliefs predicting smoking in 11-15 year oldsSarah Grogan
Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, England
Psychol Health 24:301-16. 2009..The need for belief-based preventative interventions that are age- and gender-relevant is discussed...
- Role of the nurse-to-nurse handover in patient careSles Scovell
Staffordshire University, Faculty of Health, Royal Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust, Shrewsbury
Nurs Stand 24:35-9. 2010..The problems that can occur during handover are discussed and solutions are proposed...
- Plantar pressure measurements using an in-shoe system and a pressure platform: a comparisonThierry Larose Chevalier
Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Gait Posture 31:397-9. 2010..It is therefore recommended that a standardised collection method is utilised when pressure analysis is undertaken and that they are not used interchangeably...
- Parental stress is associated with poor sleep quality in parents caring for children with developmental disabilitiesStephen Gallagher
Centre for Health Psychology, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, ST4 3DE
J Pediatr Psychol 35:728-37. 2010..The monitoring and management of sleep issues in these parental caregivers should be a priority for health professionals...
- Literacy and numeracy for pre-registration nursing programmes: 1. An innovative way to widen access to nursing programmes for students without formal qualifications by enabling them to give evidence of their literacy and numeracy skillsSheri Rhodes-Martin
Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 30:321-6. 2010..entitled 'Portfolio of Evidence for Entry to Level 1 Study' was developed within the Faculty of Health at Staffordshire University to enable potential nursing students without standard entry qualifications to demonstrate their skills in ..
- Bouncing back from failure: the interactive impact of perceived controllability and stability on self-efficacy beliefs and future task performancePete Coffee
Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DF, UK
J Sports Sci 27:1117-24. 2009..These findings point to the resilience of beliefs in personal self-efficacy, but suggest that where opportunities for self-enhancement are precluded, personal self-belief will be compromised and performance will suffer...
- Motor awareness in anosognosia for hemiplegia: experiments at last!Paul Mark Jenkinson
Department of Psychology and Mental Health, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
Exp Brain Res 204:295-304. 2010..The system seems to continue to operate by deceiving awareness...
- Why are some Parkinson disease patients unaware of their dyskinesias?Paul M Jenkinson
Psychology and Mental Health, Staffordshire University, UK
Cogn Behav Neurol 22:117-21. 2009..To test the hypothesis that anosognosia for dyskinesias in Parkinson disease (PD) results from a failure to detect discrepancies between intended and actual movement...
- Caregiving for children with developmental disabilities is associated with a poor antibody response to influenza vaccinationStephen Gallagher
Centre for Health Psychology, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
Psychosom Med 71:341-4. 2009..In the present case control study in a different caregiving environment, we sought to compare antibody responses to vaccination in parents of children with disabilities and parents of typically developing children...
- In-school and out-of-school physical activity in primary and secondary school childrenChristopher J Gidlow
Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
J Sports Sci 26:1411-9. 2008..As low in-school activity was compensated for beyond the school setting by less than half of children, promoting physical activity within the school day is important, especially in secondary schools...
- Assessment of the centre of pressure pattern and moments about S2 in scoliotic subjects during normal walkingNachiappan Chockalingam
Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DF, UK
Scoliosis 3:10. 2008..It is commonly considered that CoM is situated around S2 vertebra in normal upright posture and hence this study uses S2 vertebral prominence as reference point relative to CoM...
- Nurse prescribers: who are they and how do they perceive their role?Eleanor Bradley
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University, Stafford, UK
J Adv Nurs 51:439-48. 2005..This paper reports a study to elicit background data from recently qualified nurse prescribers and explore aspects of their work...
- Game location and aggression in rugby leagueMarc V Jones
Sport, Health and Exercise, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
J Sports Sci 23:387-93. 2005..The findings suggest that while home and away teams do not display different levels of aggression, the cost of behaving aggressively (in terms of game outcome) may be greater for the away team...
- The impact of a team's aggressive reputation on the decisions of association football refereesMarc V Jones
Sport, Health and Exercise, School of Health, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
J Sports Sci 20:991-1000. 2002..It is suggested that prior knowledge may impact referees' behaviour in a laboratory setting, although future research should explore whether a similar effect is observed in the behaviour of referees during football matches...
- Do strain gauge force platforms need in situ correction?Nachiappan Chockalingam
Sport, Health and Exercise, School of Health, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF, UK
Gait Posture 16:233-7. 2002..It was also found that the minimum vertical force threshold might be up to 113 N in order to estimate the centre of pressure within a distance with a S.D. of 0.3 cm...
- Helping doctors with disabilities succeed in medicineRuth Chambers
Br J Gen Pract 52:958. 2002
- Computer-assisted Cobb measurement of scoliosisNachiappan Chockalingam
School of Health, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF, UK
Eur Spine J 11:353-7. 2002..One important advantage of the technique is that the assessor does not need to be skilled or experienced in measurement of a spinal curvature...
- The chemical characterization of the epicuticular hydrocarbons of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)G L Horne
Department of Biological Sciences, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, UK
Bull Entomol Res 92:287-94. 2002..aegypti. These results provide baseline data for further studies on the possible role of mosquito cuticular hydrocarbons in the modification of mating behaviour...
- Effects of resistance exercise volume and nutritional supplementation on anabolic and catabolic hormonesAlun G Williams
Human Physiology Research Group, School of Health, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
Eur J Appl Physiol 86:315-21. 2002..However, cortisol levels remain high after a high volume of resistance exercise, irrespective of whether a post-exercise carbohydrate-protein supplement is used...
- Game location and officiating bias in English Club CricketM V Jones
Sport Health and Exercise, School of Health, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
Percept Mot Skills 93:359-62. 2001....
- A reappraisal of saprobic values and indicator weights based on Slovenian river quality dataW J Walley
School of Computing, Staffordshire University, Beaconside, Stafford, UK
Water Res 35:4285-92. 2001....
- Mechanical properties of callus in human tibial fractures: a preliminary investigationC I Moorcroft
School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Staffordshire University, P O Box 333, Staffordshire ST18 0DF, Beaconside
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 16:776-82. 2001..Investigate the mechanical properties of callus in tibial fractures treated with external fixation. In particular any time-dependent or non-linear characteristics...
- Reply to Lane on "mood and emotion in sport"M V Jones
Sport Health and Exercise, School of Health, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
Percept Mot Skills 92:1095-8. 2001..In addition, Lane outlined some concerns regarding the methodology of Jones, et al. The present paper aims to justify the methodology used and augment the discussion by Lane on the study of mood and emotion in sport...
- Attitudes towards following meat, vegetarian and vegan diets: an examination of the role of ambivalenceR Povey
Centre for Health Psychology, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, Stroke on Trent, UK
Appetite 37:15-26. 2001..The results not only highlight the extent to which such alternative diets are an interesting focus for psychological research, but also lend further support to the argument that ambivalence in an important influence on attitude strength...
- Croatian children's experience of war is not reflected in the size and placement of emotive topics in their drawingsR P Jolley
Division of Psychology, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DE, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 40:107-10. 2001..The claim that topics in children's drawings convey the children's emotional attitude towards those topics was investigated...
- Is glucose/amino acid supplementation after exercise an aid to strength training?A G Williams
Department of Sport, Health and Exercise, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
Br J Sports Med 35:109-13. 2001..The precise timing of carbohydrate and amino acid ingestion relative to a bout of resistance exercise may modulate the training effect of the resistance exercise...
- When the cradle falls II: The cost-effectiveness of treating postnatal depression in a psychiatric day hospital compared with routine primary careElizabeth Boath
Centre for Health Policy and Practice, School of Health, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, Stafford ST18 OAD, UK
J Affect Disord 74:159-66. 2003..This prospective cohort study assessed the cost-effectiveness of treating 30 women with postnatal depression (PND) at a specialised psychiatric Parent and Baby Day Unit (PBDU), compared to 30 women treated using routine primary care (RPC)...
- Preventing pressure ulcers among wheelchair users: preliminary comments on the development of a self-administered risk assessment toolJenny Wall
School of Health, Staffordshire University, Stafford ST18 0AD
J Tissue Viability 13:48-50, 52-4, 56 passim. 2003..The study was due for completion in the autumn of 2002. It is envisaged that early work on the development of the tool should be complete by the summer of 2003...
- Changing the culture to support doctors' careersRuth Chambers
School of Health, Staffordshire University Staffordshire University
BMJ 326:s193-4. 2003
- An evaluation of taster days to recruit untrained health care staff to pre-registration mental health nurse education within one UK universitySheri Rhodes
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 25:556-63. 2005..The Taster Days were to be delivered within the Faculty of Health & Sciences of Staffordshire University. The Trust gave permission for their name to be used on advertising materials and in subsequent ..
- Witnessed resuscitation: a concept analysisWendy Marina Walker
Staffordshire University, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 OAD, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 43:377-87. 2006..Conceptual clarity is further enhanced through the identification of references, antecedents and consequences of witnessed resuscitation and by providing a model case of the concept that includes its defining attributes...
- Evidence-based practice: compatibility with nursingAndrea Elizabeth Dale
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University, Stafford
Nurs Stand 19:48-53. 2005....
- Personal tutors' views of their role with pre-registration nursing students: an exploratory studySheri Rhodes
Staffordshire University, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Blackheath Lane, Stafford ST18 0AD, UK
Nurse Educ Today 25:390-7. 2005..Whilst an all encompassing system of personal tutor support may require a high commitment of time and people resources it remains an important support mechanism for students...
- Influence of pre-exercise glucose ingestion of two concentrations on paraplegic athletesOwen Spendiff
Human Physiology Research Group, School of Health, Department of Sport, Health and Exercise, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF, UK
J Sports Sci 23:21-30. 2005..05) during the high carbohydrate trial suggests that a higher concentration of carbohydrate in a sports drink might be a better choice for paraplegic athletes...
- Developing the role of the specialist nurse in contraception and sexual health servicesPam Campbell
Primary Care Nursing, Staffordshire University, Stafford, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:49-50. 2005
- A comparison of the work and values of community mental health nurses in two mental health NHS TrustsP Nolan
School of Health, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0AD, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:525-33. 2004..The implications of the study are discussed with the aim of assisting mental health nurses determine their future roles...
- The obesity epidemic: too much food for thought?R C Davey
Staffordshire University, Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Stoke on Trent, UK
Br J Sports Med 38:360-3; discussion 363. 2004....
- The public health roles of health visitors and school nurses: a surveyAnnette Jinks
Dept of Nursing, Staffordshire University, UK
Br J Community Nurs 8:496-501. 2003..Identified is some reorientation in practice and adoption of currently advocated models of public health, which have community participation, empowerment, and health protection as essential features...
- A literature review of the public health roles of health visitors and school nursesBarbara Hawksley
School of Health, Staffordshire University, UK
Br J Community Nurs 8:447-54. 2003..Additionally, public health practice initiatives form an integrated part of most of the trust strategic development plans that the researchers examined...
- The impure strikes backEllis Cashmore
School of Health, Staffordshire University
Br J Sociol 54:407-14. 2003
- Rigidity in children's drawings and its relation with representational changeClaire M Barlow
Department of Psychology, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, England ST4 2DE, UK
J Exp Child Psychol 86:124-52. 2003..We also suggest the development of information processing may be crucial for flexibility in drawing...
- Recruitment strategies for a clinical trial of community-based water therapy for osteoarthritisRachel Davey
Department of Sport, Health and Exercise, School of Health, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF
Br J Gen Pract 53:315-7. 2003....
- Relative size perception at a distance is best at eye levelM Bertamini
University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA
Percept Psychophys 60:673-82. 1998..The finding that relative size judgments are best around the horizon implies that information that is independent of distance perception is used in perceiving size...