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Follow-up efficacy of physical exercise interventions on fall incidence and fall risk in healthy older adults
A systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: The risk of falling and associated injuries increases with age. Therefore, the prevention of falls is a key priority in geriatrics and is particularly based on physical exercising, aiming to improve the age-related ...
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Bildgeschichte digital greifbar
Die Glasdiasammlung des Instituts für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Bericht von einem work in progress
Der Text ist die überarbeitete Fassung eines am 27.6.2018 vorgetragenen Berichts von der Digitalisierung und Erschließung der Glasdiasammlung des Instituts für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. ...
Challenging human locomotion
stability and modular organisation in unsteady conditions
The need to move over uneven terrain is a daily challenge. In order to face unexpected perturbations due to changes in the morphology of the terrain, the central nervous system must flexibly modify its control strategies. ...
Operating length and velocity of human vastus lateralis muscle during walking and running
According to the force-length-velocity relationships, the muscle force potential during locomotion is determined by the operating fibre length and velocity. We measured fascicle and muscle-tendon unit length and velocity ...
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 ...
Cultural Precarity: Migrants’ Positionalities in the Light of Current Anti-immigrant Populism in Europe
The Brexit referendum was an earthquake to those in otherwise privileged positions: white intra-European migrants. Poles form the largest among these groups in the UK. As much as they are vulnerable to discrimination as ...
Pygmalion and the gender gap: do teacher expectations contribute to differences in achievement between boys and girls at the beginning of schooling?
This study examined the role of teacher expectations in the emerging gender gaps in reading and mathematics in the first year of schooling. Therefore, we first investigated whether boys and girls differ in their vulnerability ...
Writing Stars in the Sky or Decentring the Glocal Discourse of the ‘War(S) on Terror’ through Narratives of Those Displaced
Inscribing names into the firmament of symbolic orders is crucial argues Rancière who traces the symbolic distribution of bodies into those that ‘one sees’ and those that ‘one does not see’. The issue of accounted ...
Recognition and precarity of life arrangement: towards an enlarged understanding of precarious working and living conditions
Precarity and precarious work are widely debated concepts, though a lack of clarity remains about its definition, dimensions and application. Recognition appears to be an illuminating concept for a deeper understanding of ...
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 ...