Recent Submissions

  • Real earnings management and corporate governance: a study of Latin America 

    Mellado Cid, Cristhian; Saona, Paolo (2020-01)
    This article analyses the impact of ownership structure features and institutional settings on real activities manipulation. The analysis is based on a sample of listed companies in the underexplored Latin American market ...
  • Capital structure and performance in Latin American companies 

    Gallegos Mardones, Juan Alejandro; Ruiz Cuneo, Luis (2020-01)
    The purpose of this study is to explain the financial performance of companies in Latin America through the lens of capital structure and ownership structure. We perform a quantitative analysis of companies in Brazil, ...
  • Do legal and institutional environments matter for banking system performance? 

    Arias, José; Maquieira, Carlos; Jara, Mauricio (2020-01)
    Using data on 52 countries’ banking systems from 2005 to 2014, we explore how the legal and institutional environment influences banking system performance. Using panel data and controlling for financial and economic ...
  • Green synthesis of hierarchical copper oxide microleaf bundles using Hibiscus cannabinus leaf extract for antibacterial application 

    Kalaiyan, G.; Suresh, S.; Thambidurai, S.; Prabu, K. M.; Karthick Kumar, S.; Pugazhenthiran, N.; Kandasamy, M. (2020-10-05)
    Green synthesis of hierarchical copper oxide (CuO) microleaf bundles was performed using Hibiscus cannabinus (H. cannabinus) leaf extract and characterized through X-ray diffractometry (XRD), scanning electron microscopy ...
  • Nivel educativo y su asociación con niveles de actividad física en Chile 

    Garrido Méndez, Alex; Matus Castillo, Carlos; Poblete-Valderrama, Felipe; Flores Rivera, Carol; Petermann-Rocha, Fanny; Rodríguez Rodríguez, Fernando; Vásquez Gómez, Jaime; Díaz-Martínez, Ximena; Beltrán, Ana Rosa; Celis-Morales, Carlos (2020-03)
    Background: A higher educational level is associated with healthier lifestyles. Aim: To assess the association between the level of compliance with physical activity recommendations and years of formal education in ...
  • Nivel de actividad física y sedentarismo en personas con diagnóstico de cáncer en Chile 

    Concha Cisternas, Yeny; Martínez-Sanguinetti, María Adela; Leiva, Ana María; Garrido Méndez, Alex; Matus Castillo, Carlos; Díaz-Martínez, Ximena; Salas, Carlos; Ramírez Alarcón, Karina; Martorell, Miquel; Cigarroa, Igor; Lasserre-Laso, Nicole; Troncoso Pantoja, Claudia Andrea; De Moraes Ferrari, Gerson Luis; Labraña, Ana María; Parra, Solange; Petermann-Rocha, Fanny; Celis-Morales, Carlos (2020-02)
    Background: One of the side effects of cancer treatment is a low level of physical activity (PA) due to fatigue and pain. Aim: To quantify PA levels in Chilean people with cancer. Material and Methods: Analysis ...
  • Association between different modes of travelling and adiposity in Chilean population: Findings from the Chilean National Health Survey 2016–2017 

    Medina, Ignacio; Petermann-Rocha, Fanny; Waddell, Heather; Díaz-Martínez, Ximena; Matus Castillo, Carlos; Cigarroa, Igor; Concha Cisternas, Yeny; Salas-Bravo, Carlos; Martínez-Sanguinetti, María Adela; Celis-Morales, Carlos (2020-05)
    Background: Active travel has been suggested as a feasible way of increasing physical activity levels. Although international studies have demonstrated its effect over different health outcomes and adiposity, there is still ...
  • Short communication: Characterization of the expression of microRNAs in the poecilogonous polychaete B. wellingtonensis 

    Figueroa, Álvaro; Cárdenas, Leyla; Caicedo, Martín; Oyarzún, Fernanda X.; Doherty-Weason, Daniel; Brante Ramírez, Antonio (2020-08)
    Poecilogony is a type of reproduction in which a species produces different types of larvae. Boccardia wellingtonensis, is a poecilogonous polychaete with females producing planktotrophic and adelphophagic larvae, in ...
  • Menopausia y factores de riesgo cardiovascular en mujeres chilenas 

    Martorell, Miquel; Ramírez Alarcón, Karina; Labraña, Ana María; Barrientos, Danahe; Opazo, Makarena; Martínez-Sanguinetti, María Adela; Leiva, Ana María; Troncoso Pantoja, Claudia Andrea; Lasserre-Laso, Nicole; Nazar, Gabriela; Celis-Morales, Carlos; Petermann-Rocha, Fanny (2020-02)
    Background: Menopause exposes women to an increased cardiovascular risk. Aim: To determine the association between menopause and cardiovascular risk factors in Chilean adult women using data from the National Health ...
  • A Century after! Rediscovery of the ancient catfish Diplomystes Bleeker 1858 (Siluriformes: Diplomystidae) in coastal river basins of Chile and its implications for conservation 

    Muñoz Ramírez, Carlos P.; Briones, Raúl; Colin, Nicole; Fierro, Pablo; Górski, Konrad; Jara, Alfonso; Manosalva, Aliro (2020)
    The ancient catfish family Diplomystidae, with seven species endemic to rivers of southern South America, represents one of the oldest branches of the diverse order Siluriformes. With most species endangered, new reports ...
  • New insights into the distribution, physiology and life histories of South American galaxiid fishes, and potential threats to this unique fauna 

    Cussac, Víctor Enrique; Barrantes, María Eugenia; Boy, Claudia Clementina; Górski, Konrad; Habit, Evelyn; Lattuca, María Eugenia; Rojo, Javier Hernán (2020-05)
    South American galaxiids occupy both Patagonia and the ichthyogeographic Chilean Province, encompassing glacial Andean deep lakes, shallow plateau lakes, reservoirs, short Pacific rivers and long Atlantic rivers. The total ...
  • Niveles de motivación en el estudiantado de enfermería y estrategias de enseñanza 

    Sanhueza Lesperguer, Elizabeth del Tránsito; Otondo Briceño, Maite; Álvarez Cruces, Debbie (2020-04)
    Introducción: Para el estudiantado de enfermería el aprendizaje es complejo, y requiere integrar contenidos teóricos, procedimentales y actitudinales durante la etapa formativa, los cuales ejecutará posteriormente en un ...
  • Masonería y mutualidad en Concepción. Primeros antecedentes en torno a la participación de Lorenzo Arenas Olivos 1871-1901 

    Elgueta Reyes, Rubén (2020-06)
    Con el fin de realizar una revisión a la “cuestión social” en Concepción, el presente artículo busca analizar la vinculación existente entre Lorenzo Arenas Olivos y la Sociedad de Socorros Mutuos de Obreros de Concepción, ...
  • Detection probabilities of the native Eurasian otter and the invasive American mink are independent of their co-occurrence 

    García, Karina; Palazón, Santiago; Gosálbez, Joaquim; Melero, Yolanda (2020-07)
    Detection probability is an important input when studying and managing species. It reduces the miscalculations of the estimates of occupancy, population abundances and their trends inherent to the imperfect detection during ...
  • Comparison of 1-repetition-maximum performance across 3 weightlifting overhead pressing exercises and sport groups 

    Soriano, Marcos A.; García-Ramos, Amador; Torres-Gonzáles, Antonio; Castillo-Palencia, Joaquín; Marín, Pedro J.; Sainz de Baranda, Pilar; Comfort, Paul (2020-07)
    Objective: To (1) compare the 1-repetition-maximum (1RM) performance between the push press, push jerk, and split jerk and (2) explore these differences between weightlifters, CrossFit athletes, and a mixed group of athletes. ...
  • The influence of pool-riffle morphological features on river mixing 

    Fuentes Aguilera, Patricio; Caamaño Avendaño, Diego; Alcayaga, Hernán; Tranmer, Andrew (2020-04)
    Accurate prediction of pollutant concentrations in a river course is of great importance in environmental management. Mathematical dispersion models are often used to predict the spatial distribution of substances to help ...
  • A Pair of TESS Planets Spanning the Radius Valley around the Nearby Mid-M Dwarf LTT 3780 

    Cloutier, Ryan; Eastman, Jason D.; Rodríguez, Joseph E.; Astudillo Defru, Nicola; Bonfils, Xavier; Mortier, Annelies; Watson, Christopher A.; Stalport, Manu; Pinamonti, Matteo; Lienhard, Florian; Harutyunyan, Avet; Damasso, Mario; Latham, David W.; Collins, Karen A.; Massey, Robert; Irwin, Jonathan; Winters, Jennifer G.; Charbonneau, David; Ziegler, Carl; Matthews, Elisabeth; Crossfield, Ian J. M.; Kreidberg, Laura; Quinn, Samuel N.; Ricker, George; Vanderspek, Roland; Seager, Sara; Winn, Joshua; Jenkins, Jon M.; Vezie, Michael; Udry, Stéphane; Twicken, Joseph D.; Tenenbaum, Peter; Sozzetti, Alessandro; Ségransan, Damien; Schlieder, Joshua E.; Sasselov, Dimitar; Santos, Nuno C.; Rice, Ken; Rackham, Benjamin V.; Poretti, Ennio; Piotto, Giampaolo; Phillips, David; Pepe, Francesco; Molinari, Emilio; Mignon, Lucile; Micela, Giuseppina; Melo, Claudio; De Medeiros, José R.; Mayor, Michel; Matson, Rachel A.; Martínez Fiorenzano, Aldo F.; Mann, Andrew W.; Magazzú, Antonio; Lovis, Christophe; López-Morales, Mercedes; López, Eric; Lissauer, Jack J.; Lépine, Sébastien; Law, Nicholas; Kielkopf, John F.; Johnson, John A.; Jensen, Eric L. N.; Howell, Steve B.; Gonzáles, Erica; Ghedina, Adriano; Forveille, Thierry; Figueira, Pedro; Dumusque, Xavier; Dressing, Courtney D.; Doyon, René; Díaz, Rodrigo F.; Di Fabrizio, Luca; Delfosse, Xavier; Cosentino, Rosario; Conti, Dennis M.; Collins, Kevin I.; Collier Cameron, Andrew; Ciardi, David; Caldwell, Douglas A.; Burke, Christopher; Buchhave, Lars; Briceño, César; Boyd, Patricia; Bouchy, François; Beichman, Charles; Artigau, Étienne; Almenara, José M. (2020-07)
    We present the confirmation of two new planets transiting the nearby mid-M dwarf LTT 3780 (TIC 36724087, TOI-732, V = 13.07, Ks = 8.204, Rs = 0.374 R⊙, Ms = 0.401 M⊙, d = 22 pc). The two planet candidates are identified ...
  • Latitudinal distribution of polyplacophorans along the South-eastern Pacific coast: unravelling biases in geographical diversity patterns 

    Navarrete, Arturo H.; Sellanes, Javier; Pardo-Gandarillas, M. Cecilia; Sirenko, Boris; Eernisse, Douglas J.; Camus, Patricio A.; Ojeda, F. Patricio; Ibáñez, Christian M. (2020-08)
    Latitudinal diversity patterns in marine species are commonly estimated from literature records, which at times are incomplete and/or biased. Advances in molecular phylogenetics have contributed to avoid this bias, clarifying ...
  • El uso del debate en la educación en derechos humanos. Problemas, desafíos y potencialidades 

    Álvarez Sepúlveda, Humberto Andrés (2020-06)
    La escasa innovación didáctica en la enseñanza de temas relacionados con la Educación en Derechos Humanos es un problema todavía vigente en el sistema universitario chileno, el cual contribuye a obstaculizar el desarrollo ...
  • Obesidad en lactantes: efecto protector de la lactancia materna versus fórmulas lácteas 

    Labraña, Ana María; Ramírez Alarcón, Karina; Troncoso Pantoja, Claudia Andrea; Leiva, Ana María; Villagrán, Marcelo; Mardones, Lorena; Lasserre-Laso, Nicole; Martorell, Miquel; Lanuza Rilling, Fabián; Petermann-Rocha, Fanny; Martínez-Sanguinetti, María Adela; Celis-Morales, Carlos (2020-06)
    El objetivo del trabajo fue analizar el posible efecto protector de la lactancia materna respecto a la obesidad infantil versus fórmulas lácteas. Se consultaron las bases de datos PubMed, Web of Science y Scielo, considerándose ...

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