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Effects of Lengthening Velocity During Eccentric Training on Vastus Lateralis Muscle Hypertrophy
Eccentric loading is an effective stimulus for muscle hypertrophy and strength gains, however, the effect of lengthening velocity is under debate. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the influence of muscle ...
The German labour movement, 1830s–1840s: early efforts at political transnationalism
It is a key idea that the German Labour Movement originated in the early nineteenth century abroad. In the more liberal atmosphere of Paris, Brussels, Geneva and London political refugees and travelling journeymen came ...
Exploring academic teasing
predictors and outcomes of teasing for making mistakes in classrooms
People in ideal learning environments recognize the value of making mistakes and welcome them. However, the reality in many classrooms is that students are ridiculed by their peers formakingmistakes. This paper ...
Muscle and Tendon Adaptation in Adolescence: Elite Volleyball Athletes Compared to Untrained Boys and Girls
Though the plasticity of human tendons is well explored in adults, it is still unknown how superimposed mechanical loading by means of athletic training affects the properties of tendons during maturation. Due to the ...
Coach Competences to Induce Positive Affective Reactions in Sport and Exercise—A Qualitative Study
Positive affective reactions are a crucial aspect in physical activity maintenance. Affective reactions to sport and exercise were found to be important factors of physical activity. Coaches could be an important medium ...
Science Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry? Apologies for Scientific Misconduct
Retractions of journal articles exclude fraudulent or erroneous research from legitimate science and perform boundary work. Analyzing retractions from different disciplines and focusing on their apologetic aspects, we find ...
What Helps and What Hinders? Exploring the Role of Workplace Characteristics for Parental Leave Use and Its Career Consequences
The division of parental leave among couples today is still unequal—even in countries with progressive leave schemes. Given the gendered nature of the workplace, we examine how organizational characteristics relate to ...
Colonial legacies in internationalisation of higher education: racial justice and geopolitical redress in South Africa and Brazil
Internationalisation of higher education has mostly been theorised from a Euro-American perspective, taking less into account how legacies of colonial expansion impose unique demands on universities. This article highlights ...
After German reunification: the implementation of a two-tier school model in Berlin and Saxony
In the last two decades, many German states have enforced a partial integration of school types and have transformed their school systems into a two-tier model. The traditional tripartite school model, for which Germany ...