Shannon H. Gaffney

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A substantial part of human movement such as jumping, hopping, leaping and other bounding movements are improved by making a counter-movement. These activities are often described as stretch shortening cycle (SSC) movements. The aim of this study was to determine whether the SSC affects performance in vertical jump in children to the same extent as it does(More)
In this study we evaluated residential location as a potential determinant for exposure to organochlorine compounds. We investigated the geographic distribution characteristics of organochlorine levels in approximately 1,374 blood samples collected in 1974 from residents of a community with a potential organochlorine source. Street addresses of Washington(More)
  • Dd Turner, A Shupe, +9 authors Genio Del
  • 2010
Anthropogenic increases in atmospheric greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, and in aerosol particulate matter are impacting the current climate and will continue to influence the future climate. Climate models must understand and represent the extent of these influences on the current climate, as well as the prospective influences of past, current, and(More)
The concentrations of peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) in ambient air can be a good indicator of air quality and the effectiveness of control strategies for reducing ozone levels in urban areas. As PAN is formed by the oxidation of reactive hydrocarbons in the presence of nitrogen dioxide (NO 2), it is a direct measure of the peroxyacyl radical levels produced(More)
Intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement in China reduces market opportunities and undermines the profitability of U.S. firms when sales of products and technologies are undercut by competition from illegal, lower-cost imitations. Intellectual property (IP) is often the most valuable asset that a company holds, but many companies, particularly(More)
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