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The sit-and-reach test: Just what are we measuring?

The sit-and-reach test: Just what are we measuring?

Goss-Sampson, Mark, Price, Mike and Strickland, Jennifer (2003) The sit-and-reach test: Just what are we measuring? Journal of Sports Sciences, 21 (4). pp. 307-308. ISSN 0264-0414 (Print), 1466-447X (Online) (doi:

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The Raman spectra of the ammonia-borane complex, NH3BH3, have been investigated as a function of pressure up to 40 kbar. Vibrational modes involving the NH3 group show negative pressure dependences, supporting the existence of the dihydrogen bond, but the vibrations of the BH3 group have a positive dependence. Two transitions were observed in the solid phase under pressure, in contrast to the temperature behavior, where a single transition occurs. Factor group splitting occurs for the degenerate vibrations, and this allows the correct assignment of the observed vibrations.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Communications to the 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sit and reach test
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Life & Sports Sciences
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 09:13
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