News tagged with posture

Wearable technology can monitor rehabilitation

Wearable technology is not only for sports and fashion enthusiasts it can also be used to monitor and aid clinical rehabilitation according to new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BioMedical Engineering ...

dateDec 13, 2012 in Engineering
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Hummingbirds make flying backward look easy

Animals that move backwards usually require a lot of energy, so Nir Sapir from the University of California Berkeley, USA, was surprised when he realized that hummingbirds execute this maneuver routinely. Wondering how hummingbirds ...

dateSep 27, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Myths and Truths of New 'Toning' Shoes: Do They Work?

( -- Recently, there has been an increase in fitness shoes and sandals that promise—simply by wearing them—to sculpt and mold problem areas. But UC Health physicians say the promises may be a little steep.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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Exercise Key to Older Adult Fall Prevention

( -- Being able to stay in their homes and remain independent is a daily struggle for many older adults. As we age we tend to lose our flexibility, our connective tissue tightens and we have prolonged reaction ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Health
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