Coronavirus Research Conducted by HCRI Members

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Digging the rabbit hole, COVID-19 edition: anti-vaccine themes and the discourse around COVID-19

Associations between fear of covid-19, mental health, and preventive behaviours across pregnant women and husbands: An actor-partner interdependence modelling

Interferons and viruses induce a novel primate-specific isoform dACE2 and not the SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2

COVID-19 and emerging viral infections: The case for interferon lambda

Report from the American Society for Microbiology COVID-19 International Summit, 23 March 2020: Value of Diagnostic Testing for SARS–CoV-2/COVID-19

Associations between fear of covid-19, mental health, and preventive behaviours across pregnant women and husbands: An actor-partner interdependence modelling

Headlines and hashtags: communicating science during an outbreak

Interferons and viruses induce a novel primate-specific isoform dACE2 and not the SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2

SARS-CoV-2 transmission dynamics should inform policy

The Acute Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in University Students and Employees

Machine Learning Maps Research Needs in COVID-19 Literature

Repurposing surgical wrap textiles for use as protective masks during pandemic response

Data safety monitoring during covid‐19: Keep on keeping on

To Tweet or Not to Tweet-a Review of the Viral Power of Twitter for Infectious Diseases

The UK needs a sustainable strategy for COVID-19

Math Matters During a Pandemic

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Has COVID-19 Knocked Us Onto Our Backsides? Kent State Researchers Study Pandemic’s Effects on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior

A Kent State University faculty member conducts a meeting online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, most universities across the United States transitioned from face-to-face classes to remote learning, closed campuses and sent students home this past spring. Recently, a group of Kent State University researchers sought to examine the impact of these pandemic-related changes upon physical activity and sedentary behavior, specifically sitting, across the university population. 

Kent State Brain Health Research Institute Members Receive Grants to Study Effects of COVID-19

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Two members of Kent State University’s Brain Health Research Institute have been awarded grants to begin research on COVID-19 topics.

Kent State Professors Research Proper Use of Face Masks to Better Protect from COVID-19

A student wears a Kent State mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

Two professors have conducted much-needed research on face coverings that use alternative textiles to protect the public from COVID-19 and how to keep those masks virus-free.

Kent State Professors Use Mobile Devices To Study Behaviors During Pandemic

Young women with mask on cell phone, Photo by Maksim Goncharenok from Pexels

Before leaving the house, you most likely check to ensure you have your ID, your shoes and most importantly your smartphone. In the past decade, American smartphone usage has grown more than 50% according to a Pew Research Center study. Smartphones have become as commonplace as a wallet or car keys and Kent State researchers are taking advantage of this new commodity by using cell phone data to study individuals’ behavioral patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic and link cell phone use behaviors to mental health.