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Epigenetics: Embedded bodies and the molecularisation of biography and milieu
The molecular biological field of epigenetics has recently attracted attention not only in biology, but also in the broader scientific community and the popular press. Commentators paint a very heterogeneous picture with ...
Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity Prevention in Germany
An Investigation into a Heterogeneous Engineering Project
Cardiovascular diseases present the leading cause of death worldwide. Over the last decade, their preventio has become not only a central medical and public health issue but also a matter of political concern as well as a ...
Students' conclusions from measurement data: The more decimal places, the better?
In this study with 153 middle school students, we investigate the influence of the number of decimal places from the reading of a measurement device on students’ decisions to change or keep an initial hypothesis about ...
Modeling and mapping the burden of disease in Kenya
Precision public health approaches are crucial for targeting health policies to regions most affected by disease. We present the first sub-national and spatially explicit burden of disease study in Africa. We used a ...
Modular Control of Human Movement During Running: An Open Access Data Set
The human body is an outstandingly complex machine including around 1000 muscles and joints acting synergistically. Yet, the coordination of the enormous amount of degrees of freedom needed for movement is mastered by our ...
Muscle Strength and Neuromuscular Control in Low-Back Pain: Elite Athletes Versus General Population
The purpose of the study was to investigate the athletic-based specificity of muscle strength and neuromuscular control of spine stability in chronic non-specific low-back pain (LBP). Thirty elite athletes and 29 age-matched ...