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In C. Reading (Ed.), Data and context in statistics education: Towards an evidence-based society. A challenge for statistics educators is to maximise the effectiveness of service teaching to non-statisticians in order to create successful end-users of statistics, build research capability and to raise the profile of statistics within the wider community. In(More)
This work describes a model able to synthetize the surface EMG (electromyography) signal acquired from tibialis anterior and gastrocnemious medialis muscles during walking of asymptomatic adult subjects. The model assumes a muscle structure where the volume conductor is represented by multiple layers of anisotropic media. This model originates from analysis(More)
BACKGROUND Plantar pressures are commonly used as clinical measures, especially to determine optimum foot orthotic design. In rheumatoid arthritis (RA) high plantar foot pressures have been linked to metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint radiological erosion scores. However, the sensitivity of foot pressure measurement to soft tissue pathology within the foot is(More)
Acknowledgements Many people contributed to the success of this research. Thanks to Nigel Pont, Jill Hicks, and the rest of the Middle East team for their support and dedication to seeing this study through. for their valuable input to the research design and report. I also would like to acknowledge the exceptional work done by Ricardo Gomez on the data(More)
The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre (PSC) encompasses all aspects of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning within the Mathematics and Statistics department. It is the only UK HEFCE-funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning that uniquely specialises in postgraduate statistics, and rewards the research and teaching excellence of the(More)
BACKGROUND There has been significant attention paid in recent years to the economic costs of health service provision for people with palliative care needs. However, little is known about the costs incurred by family caregivers who typically provide the bulk of care for people at the end of life. AIM To explore the nature and range of financial costs(More)