Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self-belief in Elite Athletic Performance
In the past Prof Tim Noakes was convinced that physiology could explain performance. After 38 years of studying the human body, he now believes that the mind and the role of self belief are crucial factors in human athletic feats. In January 2008, Noakes presented this lecture, entitled "Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self Belief in Elite Athletic Performance" at Croke Park Stadium, Dublin.
It’s Good to Be Gold
Watch Vanderbilt’s 2011 institutional message.
Governments and politics of the USA
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This is a self-contained study of the institutions and processes of the government and politics of the United States. It explores the concepts of limited government, constitutionalism and checks and balances, and the way in which they operate in the American political system. It examines how American governments seek to make policy, the extent to which they can make an impac
ISS Update - Sept. 23, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 23, 2011.
Mars Odyssey Epithermal Neutron Data overlayed on MGS-MOLA Topography Data (Full Globe, Smoothed)
Mars Odysseys Gamma-ray spectrometer (GRS) instrument has detected large amounts of Hydrogen on Mars, particularly near the south pole. This is an indication that water ice exists in the upper meter of these areas of the Martian surface. The epithermal neutron data ranges from 0 to about 12 counts per second. The blue areas indicate high concentrations of Hydrogen (low epithermal neutron counts). A series of animations was generated to support a Space Science Update (SSU) on the topic. These ani
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Jordan Honeysett
Hi, everyone! My name is Jordan Honeysett, and I am honored to represent all of the alumni, students, faculty and staff at Michigan State on Homecoming Court. MSU has presented me with many opportunities to positively impact the world we live in through learning, service and leading. Being a Spartan has changed my life. Go Green! To learn more about Honeysett and the other members of the 2011-12 MSU Homecoming Court, check out the Homecoming Blog: http://alumni.msu.edu/programs/homecoming/blo
Introducing a Triplet Formulation to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Marissa Lawson, Lyon Anderson
The objective of our research is to introduce a new formulation to model the Traveling Salesman Problem, a combinatorial optimization problem.
Yemen clashes kill 17
Sept 19 - Fierce clashes between government forces and protesters in Yemen leave 17 dead, including a child, and another 50 injured. Jessica Gray reports.
Central Banks Can Increase the Money Supply, Even If Banks Do Not Lend In today's fiat-money world, money is mostly produced through bank lending. Whenever a commercial bank provides credit to, say, consumers, firms, and government entities, it issues new money, thereby increasing the economy's money stock. Economists from the Austrian School of economics call this kind of money pro
I. The Relation between Bank Credit and Money Growth
In today's fiat-money world, money is mostly produced through bank lending. Whenever a commercial bank provides credit to, say, consumers, firms, and government entities, it issues new money, thereby increasing the economy's money stock.
Economists from the Austrian School of economics call this kind of money pro
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Virtual yeast cell
This rich learning object is used to introduce yeast cytology to students taking Module D24BS3 Brewery Yeast Management as part of the MSc in Brewing Science. The virtual cell permits the students to understand structure and function of yeast organelles.
Virtual performing arts studio
This learning object is comprising of a series of videos and handouts designed to aid users of the Virtual Performing Arts Studio (VPAS) space in Second Life. The VPAS space is also downloadable from within Second Life here - http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife//29/140/22, as part of the University of Nottingham's Second Life island resource.
How To Use Google Earth
This is a four-minute tutorial on how to use and download Google Earth.
Different types of epithelia
As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object which is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delieverd by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy relates the microscopic appearance and structure of epithelia to their function. Andy Meal, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series’ as ‘24’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and how these common cultural experiences should not be underes
De Gaulle's Republic 1958 - 1969
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010, This module examines the founding first decade of the Fifth Republic by focusing principally, though not exclusively, on the personality and political ideas of Charles de Gaulle. It begins by examining his emergence as the providential leader of the Resistance, to the frustrations of the Liberation and his thwarted plans for the constitutional renaissance of France, through the
Darwin for a day
As part of the University of Nottingham, School of Biology's 200 years of Darwin celebrations, evolutionary geneticist Professor John Brookfield in full Victorian attire delivered a talk, as Darwin, on the theory of evolution via natural selection. In this video Professor John Brookfield is interviewed about his experience of being Darwin for a day Interview took place March 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor John Brookfield, Professor of Evolutionary G
Crown and peers: the monarchy and the Lords in British politics, 1783-1846
Welcome to this learning object on the Monarchy and the Lords in British Politics, 1783-1846. It has been developed for use on the module The Many Faces of Reform which explores key themes in the political history of Britain from the time of the French Revolution to the middle of the nineteenth century.
Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network
In this video author Paul Sayer shares his thoughts on madness and creativity during the Madness and Literature Network Seminar in 2009. For related videocasts see those presented by Professor Paul Crawford and Patrick Gale. Presentation delivered May 2009. Suitable for: Undergraduate study and Community Education Paul Sayer, Author. Paul Sayer is a former psychiatric nurse whose first novel The Comforts of Madness (1988) won the Constable Trophy, the Whitbread First Novel prize, and the Wh
Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network
In this video Professor Paul Crawford presents the Madness & Literature Network's seminar on Mental Illness and Creativity, featuring the respected authors Patrick Gale and Paul Sayer. Presentation produced and delivered May 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Paul Crawford, School of Midwifery & Physiotherapy Professor Paul Crawford holds a personal chair in Health Humanities at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy at the University of Not