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  • MARILYN GITTELL, KATHE NEWMAN, +18 authors Isolda Ortega-Bustamante
  • 2002
In the past two decades, the roles of state and local governments have increased greatly as federalist policies are pursued and power is devolved away from the federal government to more local structures. As a result, the need for applied research on state and city level policy and politics has never been greater. The Samuels Center works to fulfill that(More)
BACKGROUND Proximal humeral fractures, which occur mainly in older adults, account for approximately 4 to 5% of all fractures. Approximately 40% of these fractures are displaced fractures involving the surgical neck. Management of this group of fractures is often challenging and the outcome is frequently unsatisfactory. In particular it is not clear whether(More)
Fear of movement may contribute to functional limitations and loss of well-being among individuals with fibromyalgia (FM). The objectives of this study were to assess factors contributing to movement-related fear and to explore relationships among these factors, function and wellness, in a widespread population of people with FM. This was an internet survey(More)
OBJECTIVE Vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) that become senescent are both present within atherosclerotic plaques and thought to be important to the disease process. However, senescent VSMCs are generally considered to only contribute through inaction, with failure to proliferate resulting in VSMC- and collagen-poor unstable fibrous caps. Whether(More)
The views and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Australian Government or the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources. Please note this report was commissioned prior to the Australian Government moving its regional marine planning programme under the Environmental Protection(More)
Foreword We are pleased to bring to you this year's edition of Spires, Mercer's Undergraduate Research Journal. Research demands stamina, dedication, and discipline. But, it also demands more. Active scholars have a responsibility to the wider academic community to make their work public. Publication, which leaves a permanent record of scholarly activity,(More)
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