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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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A holistic statistical modelling procedure for the analysis of energy balance (EB) studies is proposed in this review. We show that a switch from EB-based analysis to heat production (HP)-based analysis has some advantages. The use of augmented EB data with a fasting HP estimate is proposed to...

Author(s)
Dhanoa, M. S.; Sanderson, R.; Cammell, S. B.; Haines, M. J.; Lopez, S.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 024, pp 1-12

In this review, we describe and illustrate the selection and use of some appropriate regression models for bivariate statistical relationships. The most commonly used method, ordinary least squares (OLS) or type I regression, may be inappropriate when the predictor variable is subject to...

Author(s)
Dhanoa, M. S.; Sanderson, R.; López, S.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 028, pp 1-15

Insulin is an anabolic hormone that plays a central role in glucose homeostasis. Synthesis, secretion and appearance of insulin in portal and peripheral circulation are complex and tightly regulated. As many of the tissues involved are not directly accessible, mathematical models have been...

Author(s)
McKnight, L. L.; Lopez, S.; Shoveller, A. K.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 040, pp 1-11

Simple growth models have proven helpful to study and predict growth trajectories of fish with different life histories and from various environments, and have found numerous applications in ecology, fisheries and aquaculture worldwide. The most applied simple models (e.g. von Bertalanffy) convey...

Author(s)
Dumas, A.; López, S.; Kebreab, E.; Gendron, M.; Thornley, J. H. M.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 038, pp 1-13