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Gymnastic training improves bone health in girls

According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), long-term elite rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on volumetric bone density and bo ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Health
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The problem with solitary confinement

It's a practice that has been in the news since the Ashley Smith case first made headlines and, last week, the Ontario government announced it had launched a review of its solitary confinement policies.

dateApr 01, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Australian research points to national referee bias

An avalanche of penalties and yellow cards against the Queensland Reds in their game against the Lions in Johannesburg at the weekend is an example of what many suspect and QUT research proves - the referees ...

dateMar 24, 2014 in Other
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The science behind the cape

What do you have when you line up a martial artist, acrobatic gymnast, police officer, firefighter, NASCAR driver, and NFL running back? "Watson," the IBM super-computer that recently routed humanity's best ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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CeBIT 2011: Electronic Fitness Trainer

Only people who get a lot of exercise and eat a healthy diet stay fit even in old age. This is easier said than done. Researchers have developed a Fitness Assistant that not only motivates but also demonstrates ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Software
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Building blocks of the future

(PhysOrg.com) -- Professor Varinder Aggarwal is no ordinary builder. He and his team in the School of Chemistry have just discovered a new technique that could hasten the development of new drugs for today’s ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Pediatric sports injuries: the silent epidemic

At today's 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), two separate studies focus on the dramatic rise of pediatric sports injuries in recent years. However, despite this alarming trend, awareness, ...

dateMar 10, 2010 in Health
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