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The relationship between anaerobic performance and special ability skill coordination test

Ercüment Erdoğan, Alparslan İnce, and Erdal Ari

 

This study examines the relationship between anaerobic performance and skill-coordination test performed at aptitude tests of universities. In this study, the Wingate anaerobic test (WanT) was used to measure anaerobic power (ANP), anaerobic capacity (AC) and fatigue index (FI) of candidates (n = 47, age = 19.70 ± 1.94 years, height = 169.36 ± 8.45 cm, body weight = 63.11 ± 10.63 kg) who took the aptitude test of Ordu University, School of Physical Education and Sports. Afterwards, times of skill-coordination test consisting of nine stations were measured and recorded using photocell system, and Pearson's correlation and regression analysis were performed using SPSS to analyze the data.

 

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The Moderating Influence of CSR in the Relationship Between Financial Leverage and Performance of Listed Companies at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

John Karori Nyamiobo and Dr. Headmound Okari Isoe

 

This study examined the moderating effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on the relationship between financial leverage and Performance of listed firms at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The research was designed to use quantitative research method utilizing data collected from companies listed at the NSE. Questionnaires were used to collect primary data from finance officers of companies listed at NSE. The data collected was analysed by use of descriptive and inferential statistics. The study carried out the analysis of the data with the help of statistical packages including SPSS and MS-Excel.

 

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Test performance and correlates of bacterial vaginosis among women in Western Kenya

Rosemary A. Okuku, Christine Bii, Ernest Makohka, Joseph Gikunji, and Musa Otieno Ngayo

 

Bacterial vaginosis (BV), a common lower genital tract infection among women, is associated with adverse birth outcomes and increased risk of HIV/STD. BV, is by far most common and yet under-diagnosed among women in sub-Saharan Africa. With poor laboratory infrastructure and lack of skilled personnel, evaluating BV associated factors and point-of-care diagnostic tests are important for prevention and management in Kenya. Vaginal swabs from 227 women (18 years or older) attending Kakamega County Referral Hospital (KCRH) in Western Kenya were tested for BV using Quickvue Advance pH and Amines test, Amsel’s and Nugent’s criteria as the gold standard. Structured interviews gathered information on factors associated with BV among this population.

 

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