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  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Lorås, Håvard W; Haga, Monika (Frontiers Media SA, 2017-04-28)
    Perspectives on developmental milestones suggest that an infant's ability to stand without support occurs at the age of 9-16 months. The two exploratory tasks were part of a baby swimming routine, conducted over a period of 12 weeks (24 sessions), and ...
  • Madera, Joaquin; Tella, Victor; Saavedra, Jose (MDPI AG, 2017-11-01)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of rule changes on game-related statistics in men's water polo matches. A total of 856 men's matches played in all Olympic Games and World Championship since 1936 was analysed. The game-related ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Englund, Kjellrun; Haga, Monika (SAGE Publications, 2017-04)
    This longitudinal study explores the association of motor competence and physical fitness with reading skills in children aged 9 and 12 years. Sixty-seven children aged 9 years completed an assessment of motor competence (measured using the Movement ...
  • García-Hermoso, Antonio; Saavedra, Jose M.; Olloquequi, Jordi; Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2017-04-04)
    Background: Habitual active commuting to school may be positively associated with academic achievement. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between duration of walking or otherwise actively commuting to school and academic ...
  • Young, Susan; González, Rafael A.; Fridman, Moshe; Hodgkins, Paul; Kim, Keira; Gudjonsson, Gisli H. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-06-25)
    Background: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is highly prevalent amongst prison inmates and the criminal justice system (CJS) likely bears considerable costs for offenders with ADHD. We aimed to examine the relationship between ADHD ...
  • Lattari, Eduardo; Oliveira, Bruno R. R.; Monteiro Júnior, Renato Sobral; Marques Neto, Silvio Rodrigues; Oliveira, Aldair J.; Maranhão Neto, Geraldo A.; Machado, Sergio; Budde, Henning (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-12-26)
    Previous studies investigating the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on muscle strength showed no consensus. Therefore, the purpose of this article was to systematically review the literature on the effects of single dose tDCS ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Dybfest Eriksen, Adrian; Ofteland, Greta S.; Haga, Monika (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-03-08)
    Literacy is the cornerstone of a primary school education and enables the intellectual and social development of young children. Letter-sound knowledge has been identified as critical for developing proficiency in reading. This study explored the ...
  • Helmert, Jürgen; Şensoy Şorman, Aynur; Alvarado Montero, Rodolfo; De Michele, Carlo; de Rosnay, Patricia; Dumont, Marie; Finger, David; Lange, Martin; Picard, Ghislain; Potopová, Vera; Pullen, Samantha; Vikhamar-Schuler, Dagrun; Arslan, Ali (MDPI AG, 2018-12-14)
    The European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Action ES1404 HarmoSnow, entitled, A European network for a harmonized monitoring of snow for the benefit of climate change scenarios, hydrology and numerical weather prediction (2014-2018) aims ...
  • Þórisdóttir, Ingibjörg E.; Asgeirsdottir, Bryndis Bjork; Sigurvinsdottir, Rannveig; Allegrante, John P.; Sigfúsdóttir, Inga D. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2017-07-27)
    BACKGROUND: Both research and popular media reports suggest that adolescent mental health has been deteriorating across societies with advanced economies. This study sought to describe the trends in self-reported symptoms of depressed mood and anxiety ...
  • Rafnar, Thorunn; Bjarni Gunnarsson; Ólafur A. Stefánsson; Sulem, Patrick; Ingason, Andres; Frigge, Michael L.; Lilja Stefánsdóttir; Jón K. Sigurðsson; Tragante, Vinicius; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Stacey, Simon N.; Gudmundsson, Julius; Guðný Anna Árnadóttir; Oddsson, Asmundur; Zink, Florian; Gísli Halldórsson; Garðar Sveinbjörnsson; Kristjansson, Ragnar; Ólafur B. Davíðsson; Anna Þórhildur Salvarsdóttir; Ásgeir Thoroddsen; Elísabet A. Helgadottir; Katrín Kristjánsdóttir; Orri Ingþórsson; Valur Guðmundsson; Geirsson, Reynir T.; Ragnheiður Árnadottir; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Masson, Gisli; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Jón Gunnlaugur Jónasson; Karl Ólafsson; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Halldorsson, Bjarni V.; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-09-07)
    Uterine leiomyomas are common benign tumors of the myometrium. We performed a meta-analysis of two genome-wide association studies of leiomyoma in European women (16,595 cases and 523,330 controls), uncovering 21 variants at 16 loci that associate with ...
  • Budde, Henning; Akko, Davin P.; Ainamani, Herbert E.; Murillo-Rodríguez, Eric; Weierstall, Roland (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-07-09)
    Background:Latest research demonstrates a significant improvement in stress-related symptoms in psychological disorders as a result of exercise training (ET). Controlled clinical trials further validate the significance of ET by demonstrating lower ...
  • Lattari, Eduardo; Budde, Henning; Paes, Flávia; Neto, Geraldo Albuquerque Maranhão; Appolinario, José Carlos; Nardi, Antônio Egídio; Murillo-Rodriguez, Eric; Machado, Sérgio (Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., 2018-02-21)
    Background: The effects of the aerobic exercise on anxiety symptoms in patients with Panic Disorder (PD) remain unclear. Thus, the investigation of possible changes in EEG frontal asymmetry could contribute to understand the relationship among exercise, ...
  • Eriksen, Adrian D.; Lorås, Håvard; Pedersen, Arve Vorland; Sigmundsson, Hermundur (SAGE Publications, 2018-04)
    Previous studies have shown faster tapping speed and better tapping symmetry in drummers, compared with nondrummers. The present study investigated the effect on tapping frequency of mechanically constraining the joints of the arm on unimanual and ...
  • Haga, Monika; Tortella, Patrizia; Asonitou, Katerina; Charitou, Sophia; Koutsouki, Dimitra; Fumagalli, Guido; Sigmundsson, Hermundur (SAGE Publications, 2018-04)
    Motor development is affected by maturation and growth but also influenced by the specific environmental and cultural context. Therefore, cross-cultural research can provide information about how different cultural contexts, lifestyles, and physical ...
  • Sklett, Vegard H.; Lorås, Håvard W.; Sigmundsson, Hermundur (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-07-17)
    The present study investigated the relationship between self-efficacy, flow, positive-and negative affect, worry and ski jumping performance, as well as the degree of influence these psychological factors have on ski jumping performance in specific ...
  • Oppewal, Alyt; Hilgenkamp, Thessa; Schäfer Elinder, Liselotte; Freiberger, Ellen; Rintala, Pauli; Guerra-Balic, Myriam; Giné-Garriga, Maria; Cuesta-Vargas, Antonio; Oviedo, Guillermo; Sansano-Nadal, Oriol; Izquierdo-Gómez, Rocio; Einarsson, Ingi; Teittinen, Antti; Melville, Craig (MDPI AG, 2018-10-17)
    Individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) are at high risk for high levels of sedentary behaviour. To inform the development of programmes to reduce sedentary behaviour, insight into the correlates is needed. Therefore, the aim of this study is ...
  • Saavedra, Jose M; Einarsson, Ingi; Sekulić, Damir; Garcia-Hermoso, Antonio (Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, 2018)
    The purpose of this study was to ascertain the pacing strategies employed in 10 km open water swimming events, and to define which split time was most determinant for the final performance as a function of sex and classification in International ...
  • Saavedra, Jose M (Montenegrin Sports Academy, 2018-09-01)
    Training is a complex process that depends, among other factors, on the intensity and volume of training. The objective of this study was to analyse the volume of training in several sports as a function of sex and age. The study sample consisted of ...
  • Gudmundsdottir, Bjorg; Gudmundsson, Kristbjorn Orri; Klarmann, Kimberly D.; Singh, Satyendra K.; Sun, Lei; Singh, Shweta; Du, Yang; Coppola, Vincenzo; Stockwin, Luke; Nguyen, Nhu; Tessarollo, Lino; Thorsteinsson, Leifur; Sigurjonsson, Olafur; Gudmundsson, Sveinn Vidar; Thorsteinsdottir, Thorunn Rafnar; Tisdale, John F.; Keller, Jonathan R. (Elsevier BV, 2018-06-12)
    Fetal globin genes are transcriptionally silenced during embryogenesis through hemoglobin switching. Strategies to derepress fetal globin expression in the adult could alleviate symptoms in sickle cell disease and β-thalassemia. We identified a zinc-finger ...
  • Yurkovich, James; Bordbar, Aarash; Sigurjonsson, Olafur; Palsson, Bernhard O. (Springer Nature, 2018-03-07)
    Blood transfusions are an important part of modern medicine, delivering approximately 85 million blood units to patients annually. Recently, the field of transfusion medicine has started to benefit from the “omic” data revolution and corresponding ...

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