Joanna Depledge

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OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of verbal encouragement on the peak force of the elbow flexors during an isometric muscle action. METHODS A crossover design whereby 20 subjects were divided into 10 2 x 2 Latin squares was undertaken. Peak forces were measured on a Kin-Com dynamometer, and electromyographic (EMG) activity was also recorded from the biceps(More)
Acknowledgements The OIES and the author would like to acknowledge with gratitude the support of the Shell Foundation. The contents of this paper are the author's sole responsibility. They do not necessarily represent the views of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, any of its members, or any of the funders of the research. A considerable number of(More)
Executive summary The 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change has been formed to map out the impacts of climate change, and the necessary policy responses, in order to ensure the highest attainable standards of health for populations worldwide. This Commission is multi­ disciplinary and international in nature, with strong collabor ation between(More)
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