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Drug trends among American teens
...ed "club drugs" because of its popularity at dance clubs
and raves, rose among the older teens (10th- and 12th-graders). "While the use of this drug had been declining since we first measured it in 1996, for some reason it made a resurgence in 1999," says Johnston. Some 4.4 percent of the 1999 10th-grade...
University Of Pittsburgh researchers find some over-the- counter medicine may affect scuba divers' performance
...rs looked at 30 people recruited from local diving clubs
to determine the psychometric and cardiac effects of both drugs. All participants were required to be active scuba divers and had to be at least 18 years old. The study used a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover design -- whereby participan...
UNC-CH to lead $34 million effort to see if girls can become more fit
...ols and match them with two local programs such as clubs
and athletic leagues that can offer structured physical activity for a total of some 3,000 seventh-grade girls. Using various fitness tests such as treadmills and activity monitors, investigators will learn how fit the girls are at the beginning and ...
Health clubs not fit for cardiac emergencies
...s in America, with more than 50 percent of fitness clubs
now having a membership base of people over age 35...in their 20s, and 30s who typically went to health clubs
in the past. Researchers randomly surveyed 122 fitness clubs
in Ohio with more than 110,000 members ...
Penns Head Injury Center receives $110,000 NFL charities grant to study long-term effects of concussions
...ions, NFL Charities, an organization of the member clubs
of the National Football League, has awarded a $110, 000 grant to the Head Injury Center (HIC) of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. Concussions have always plagued physical sports, where contact is part of the game. But football players...
South Pasadena chemist wins national award for designing new catalysts
...could make pipes for corrosive environments - golf clubs
and bats, for example. He is also working in basic pharmaceutical research, Grubbs added: "We're trying to find new ways to put the carbon-carbon double bonds wherever we want. These are useful starting materials to later add functional groups to the...
Health and fitness facilities need defibrillators
DALLAS, A scientific statement urging fitness clubs
to install automated external defibrillators (AEDs...ber of Americans who exercise regularly at fitness clubs
has increased steadily in recent years, as has their age. As many as 30 million people now visit he...
Recruitment of 50,000 sisters of women with breast cancer
...r the Sister Study with volunteer centers, service clubs
like Rotary and Junior League, public libraries, city search websites, and all breast cancer directories or hotlines." Why sisters? "First-degree relatives, especially sisters, have up to two times the risk of devel...
Researchers develop new training aid for nation's soccer stars
...n successfully piloted at a number of professional clubs
across the UK, including Coventry FC, Aston Villa FC, Birmingham FC, and it has been praised by Dave Richardson, Director of Youth, for the UK's Football Association Premier League. Steve Ogrizovic, Academy Director of Coventry FC, said: "Warwick is...
New fitness system turns couch potatoes into armchair troopers
...rsity's Innovation-Direct, said: "Until now health clubs
have not been particularly successful in bringing ...people to workout and promote the system to health clubs
and health professionals. Following trials it is now being used by physiotherapists, Local Authoriti...
Call for outright smoking ban in UK
...en health hazard. And since restaurants, bars, and clubs
are workplaces too, their owners have a duty to protect their workforces. It has been estimated that 1000 people a year in the UK alone die from second-hand tobacco smoke.' 'Second-hand smoke not only kills but also makes it more difficult for smoke...
Does birth order among siblings decide position in soccer?
...st and father of three young boys, wrote to all 24 clubs
in the Nationwide Division Three. Fourteen clubs
replied, supplying siblings details of 232 players (23 goalkeepers, 72 defenders, 68 midfielders, an...
Urban areas organized in well developed partnering 'markets'
...sactional marketplaces are located in bars, health clubs
and other venues where people who don't previously know each other can meet to form relatively uncommitted relationships. The relational market functions in a more complicated way and is often guided by friends and family. People they know intro...
UF professor: Living choices need new terms for aging baby boomers
...mming pools, but offer fitness centers, investment clubs
and summer camps that allow weeklong visits by grandchildren, Golant said. PERCs are increasingly found outside the traditional Sunbelt, in states such as New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Illinois and South Carolina, despite their colder climes, he sa...
Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool
...y, Sonic Golf, LLC. He has successfully tested his clubs
with leading PGA teaching professionals in Pinehur...is still contributing to their improved play." The clubs
have a wireless data link both to headphones and to a computer. As the golfer swings, an audio sound...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
... are required to stay on their provincial team, so clubs
in areas with a larger population draw from a bigger talent pool. In the Major Leagues, clubs
in the biggest cities have more revenue opportunities and usually get pricier players. "In a market...