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  • Assessment of gene-by-sex interaction effect on bone mineral density 

    Liu, C. T.; Estrada, K.; Yerges-Armstrong, L. M.; Amin, N.; Evangelou, E.; Li, G.; Minster, R. L.; Carless, M. A.; Kammerer, C. M.; Oei, L.; Zhou, Y. H.; Alonso, N.; Dailiana, Z.; Eriksson, J.; Garcia-Giralt, N.; Giroux, S.; Husted, L. B.; Khusainova, R. I.; Koromila, T.; Kung, A. W.; Lewis, J. R.; Masi, L.; Mencej-Bedrac, S.; Nogues, X.; Patel, M. S.; Prezelj, J.; Richards, J. B.; Sham, P. C.; Spector, T.; Vandenput, L.; Xiao, S. M.; Zheng, H. F.; Zhu, K.; Balcells, S.; Brandi, M. L.; Frost, M.; Goltzman, D.; Gonzalez-Macias, J.; Karlsson, M.; Khusnutdinova, E. K.; Kollia, P.; Langdahl, B. L.; Ljunggren, O.; Lorentzon, M.; Marc, J.; Mellstroem, D.; Ohlsson, C.; Olmos, J. M.; Ralston, S. H.; Riancho, J. A.; Rousseau, F.; Urreizti, R.; Van Hul, W.; Zarrabeitia, M. T.; Castano-Betancourt, M.; Demissie, S.; Grundberg, E.; Herrera, L.; Kwan, T.; Medina-Gomez, C.; Pastinen, T.; Sigurdsson, G.; Thorleifsson, G.; VanMeurs, J. B. J.; Blangero, J.; Hofman, A.; Liu, Y. M.; Mitchell, B. D.; O'Connell, J. R.; Oostra, B. A.; Rotter, J. I.; Stefansson, K.; Streeten, E. A.; Styrkarsdottir, U.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Tylavsky, F. A.; Uitterlinden, A.; Cauley, J. A.; Harris, T. B.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Psaty, B. M.; Robbins, J. A.; Zillikens, M. C.; VanDuijn, C. M.; Prince, R. L.; Karasik, D.; Rivadeneira, F.; Kiel, D. P.; Cupples, L. A.; Hsu, Y. H. (2012)
    Sexual dimorphism in various bone phenotypes, including bone mineral density (BMD), is widely observed; however, the extent to which genes explain these sex differences is unclear. To identify variants with different effects ...
  • Audit quality in common-law and code-law emerging markets: Evidence on earnings conservatism, agency costs and cost of equity 

    Iatridis, G. E. (2012)
    This study focuses on firms that are audited by a big auditor and examines the differentiation in the earnings management potential and the level of conservatism. It also investigates whether being audited by a big auditor ...
  • Body Composition and Ballet Injuries A Preliminary Study 

    Twitchett, E.; Angioi, M.; Metsios, G. S.; Koutedakis, Y.; Wyon, M. (2008)
    To date, the effects of body composition on injury occurrence and healing times in dancers have received limited scientific attention. The aim of the current study was to determine possible associations between somatotype, ...
  • Causal relationships of sport and exercise involvement with goal orientations, perceived competence and intrinsic motivation in physical education: A longitudinal study 

    Papaioannou, A.; Bebetsos, E.; Theodorakis, Y.; Christodoulidis, T.; Kouli, O. (2006)
    Little information exists about the causal relationships of sport and exercise participation with goal orientations, perceived athletic competence and intrinsic motivation in physical education. A longitudinal study was ...
  • Clinical isolates of macrolide-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes in Central Greece 

    Petinaki, E.; Kontos, F.; Pratti, A.; Skulakis, C.; Maniatis, A. N. (2003)
    A total of 300 Streptococcus pyogenes isolates, collected during 2001 from five hospitals in the Thessalia district (Central Greece), were examined for their resistance to macrolides. Resistance to erythromycin was detected ...
  • Cognitive interference during competition among volleyball players with different goal orientation profiles 

    Hatzigeorgiadis, A.; Biddle, S. J. H. (2002)
    In this study, we examined interfering thoughts during sport competition among university volleyball players as a function of dominant goal orientation and outcome. In particular, we investigated the performance worries ...
  • Effects of an Environmental Education Course on Consensus Estimates for Proenvironmental Intentions 

    Hovardas, T.; Korfiatis, K. (2012)
    An environmental education intervention in a university conservation-related course was designed to decrease students' errors in consensus estimates for proenvironmental intentions, that is, their errors in guessing their ...
  • Fusidic acid and clindamycin resistance in community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children of Central Greece 

    Katopodis, G. D.; Grivea, I. N.; Tsantsaridou, A. J.; Pournaras, S.; Petinaki, E.; Syrogiannopoulos, G. A. (2010)
    Introduction: In Greece, fusidic acid and clindamycin are commonly used for the empiric therapy of suspected staphylococcal infections. Methods: The medical records of children examined at the outpatient clinics or admitted ...
  • GROSS MOTOR ABILITY OF NATIVE GREEK, ROMA, AND ROMA IMMIGRANT SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN IN GREECE 

    Tsimaras, V.; Arzoglou, D.; Fotiadou, E.; Kokaridas, D.; Kotzamanidou, M.; Angelopoulou, N.; Bassa, E. (2011)
    The purpose of this study was to estimate and compare gross motor ability of children aged 7 to 10 years, all from Roma minority families (Romas, Roma immigrants) and families of indigenous Greeks. The sample consisted of ...
  • The impact of frequently encountered cardiovascular risk factors on sexual dysfunction in rheumatic disorders 

    Anyfanti, P.; Pyrpasopoulou, A.; Triantafyllou, A.; Doumas, M.; Gavriilaki, E.; Triantafyllou, G.; Gkaliagkousi, E.; Chatzimichailidou, S.; Petidis, K.; Avagianou, P. A.; Zamboulis, C.; Aslanidis, S.; Douma, S. (2013)
    Traditional cardiovascular risk factors have been acknowledged as major contributors to sexual dysfunction in the general population. The purpose of this study was to explore their impact on sexual function in rheumatologic ...
  • Location and survival of new entry 

    Fotopoulos, G.; Louri, H. (2000)
    Drawing from two different strands of literature, industrial ecology and spatial analysis, the paper attempts to examine the role that location plays in determining firm survival. A time-varying covariates hazard model is ...
  • Modelling Regional Welfare Efficiency Applying Conditional Full Frontiers 

    Halkos, G. E.; Tzeremes, N. G. (2011)
    This paper demonstrates an evaluation of welfare policies and regional allocation of public investment using the recent developments in efficiency analysis and statistical inference. Specifically, the efficiency of the ...
  • A preliminary investigation of the burden sharing aspects of a European union common defence policy 

    Kollias, C. (2008)
    The move towards a common European defence policy raises a multitude of multidimensional and complex issues. As pointed out in a recent paper (Hartley, 2003), these issues include economic aspects ranging from the role of ...
  • Psychometric Properties of the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale Within the Greek Educational Context 

    Tsigilis, N.; Koustelios, A.; Grammatikopoulos, V. (2010)
    Many concerns have been raised about the validity of the existing instruments measuring teachers' efficacy. Recently, a new instrument to measure teachers' perceived efficacy has been presented, namely, the Teachers' Sense ...
  • Relations between family structure and students' health-related attitudes and behaviors 

    Theodorakis, Y.; Papaioannou, A.; Karastogianidou, K. (2004)
    This study examined the relations between family structure and students' health-related behaviors. Participants were 6,130 Greek students, ages 11 to 16 years. They responded to questionnaires based on the Planned Behavior ...
  • Retrospective molecular and phenotypic analysis of poliovirus vaccine strains isolated in Greece 

    Pliaka, V.; Filliponi, M. E.; Kyriakopoulou, Z.; Ruether, I. G. A.; Tsakogiannis, D.; Gartzonika, C.; Levidiotou-Stefanou, S.; Markoulatos, P. (2011)
    The live oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) strains are genetically unstable, causing, in rare cases, vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis. Reversions of the known attenuating mutations in OPV strains and intertypic ...
  • Use of mutational pattern in 5 '-NCR and VP1 regions of polioviruses for molecular diagnosis 

    Pliaka, V.; Dedepsidis, E.; Kyriakopoulou, Z.; Papadopoulou, I.; Levidiotou, S.; Markoulatos, P. (2007)
    Polioviruses are members of the enterovirus genus, belonging to the Picornaviridae family. They are the causative agents of poliomyelitis, a paralytic and sometimes fatal disease in humans. The number of poliomyelitis cases ...
  • What do computer science students think about software piracy? 

    Konstantakis, N. I.; Palaigeorgiou, G. E.; Siozos, P. D.; Tsoukalas, I. A. (2010)
    Today, software piracy is an issue of global importance. Computer science students are the future information and communication technologies professionals and it is important to study the way they approach this issue. In ...