Welcome to Yorkspace
YorkSpace is York University's Institutional Repository. It is a platform that enables York community members to organize and preserve their research online in an institutional context. It showcases the scholarship of the York University community through the use of a special standards-based software platform that collects usage statistics and provides exceptional visibility on the web.
To learn more about YorkSpace, visit the YorkSpace Resource Site
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The Social and Political Dimensions of the Ebola Response: Global Inequality, Climate Change, and Infectious Disease (Springer, 2016)The 2014 Ebola crisis has highlighted public-health vulnerabilities in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea – countries ravaged by extreme poverty, deforestation and mining-related disruption of livelihoods and ecosystems, ...
(Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society Series, 2019-08)Commoning represents a dynamic and emergent means of risk-reduction and livelihood provision which can address the shortcomings of both market and state-oriented economic systems -- increasingly relevant as climate change ...
Movement kinematics and proprioception in post-stroke spasticity: assessment using the Kinarm robotic exoskeleton (BMC, 2019)Background Motor impairment after stroke interferes with performance of everyday activities. Upper limb spasticity may further disrupt the movement patterns that enable optimal function; however, the specific features of ...
Depletion of Branched-Chain Aminotransferase 2 (BCAT2) Enzyme Impairs Myoblast 3 Survival and Myotube Formation (Wiley, 2019)Much is known about the positive effects of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) in regulating muscle protein metabolism. Comparatively much less is known about the effects of these amino acids and their metabolites in ...