Tag: "athletics" at biology news
Professor says college athletic departments must pay more attention to eating disorders
...Law Journal . "When I was associate director of athletics
at Brandeis University, I noticed many young women...talking about emaciated women competing in college athletics
nationwide," Bickford said. "Eating disorders are a serious health risk particularly in sport becaus...
Tufts University researchers engineer first 'custom-made' human knee ligaments from adult stem cells
...n jog after two or three months, and can return to athletics
after six months" said Altman. "But you don't feel like you have your knee back until 12 or 18 months after surgery. And 15 percent of those with an injured ACL never return to pre-injury activity levels." Altman holds a bachelor's degree in chemis...
Athletics, genetic enhancement and ethics
...n the lucrative, high-profile world of competitive athletics
could spur such off-label uses of genetic enhancem...istinctions be drawn? Is the ethics of competitive athletics
connected to the meaning we attach to sports? If so, do meanings change? Donald Catlin, the head o...
Reaching for the gold
...ntegrate the latest scientific findings into their athletics
training programs. Right now she's working with Mick Haley and Paula Weishoff, who are training the USC women's volleyball team. The work seems to be paying off: the team scored two consecutive NCAA championships in 2002 and 2003. But she also uses...
Wheelchairs biomechanics, prosthetic development
...letes. These findings indicate that involvement in athletics
does not increase, nor decrease, the risk of shoulder pain in the manual wheelchair population. Seat position impacts wheelchair use , pg 403 This study examines the effect of seat position on hand rim biomechanics. Information on hand rim forces...