Impact of the International Rugby Board's Experimental Law Variations on the Incidence and Nature of Match Injuries in Southern Hemisphere Professional Rugby Union (Original Articles) (Report)

Impact of the International Rugby Board’s Experimental Law Variations on the Incidence and Nature of Match Injuries in Southern Hemisphere Professional Rugby Union (Original Articles) (Report)

Rugby union is a contact team sport played throughout the world by adults and children of all ages. The popularity of the sport is due to the physical nature of the game and also its ability to offer roles for athletes of all shapes and sizes (IRB, 2008). (1) The sport attracts widespread spectator support, […]

Possible Aggravating Impact of Gene Polymorphism in Women with Endometriosis (Report)

Possible Aggravating Impact of Gene Polymorphism in Women with Endometriosis (Report)

Background & objectives: Endometriosis is one of the most commonly encountered benign problems in gynaecology. It is frequently associated with chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhoea, menorrhagia and dyspareunia, which lead to infertility. To determine the possible association between polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and GSTM1 null (*0/*0) mutation and their possible impact in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Methods: […]

Analyzing the Impact of an Author's Publications (Brief Communications) (Report)

Analyzing the Impact of an Author’s Publications (Brief Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Information professionals are called on to determine how best to measure the impact of an author’s articles, and citation counts are often regarded as one method for obtaining a quantitative expression of the utilization and contribution of a particular published paper. As Meho states, citation analysis assumes that influential works or scientists are cited […]