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Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity
Children's increasing interest in golf
is resulting in an unfortunate upswing in golf-rel...d head injuries during that period barely beat out golf
as the major cause of sports-related head injuries in these children. Seven of the golf
People can learn motor skills by watching
...rpenter can learn the procedural steps to a better golf
swing or building a deck. However, researchers Andrew A.G. Mattar (presently at McGill University) and Paul L. Gribble of the University of Western Ontario have developed startling evidence that people can unconsciously learn complex motor behaviors ...
Golfers' yips may be movement disorder
...escribes the inability to appropriately complete a golf
stroke, usually during putting or chipping and worsening with anxiety--may be a task-specific movement disorder similar to writer's cramp and musician's cramp, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology 57th Ann...
Golfers with low-back pain may be helped by University of Pittsburgh research
...ferences in the kinematics and spinal loads of the golf
swing and the physical characteristics of golfers ...ndous spinal forces and movements generated by the golf
swing over time and limit trunk rotation during the backswing. These conditions may lead to lower ba...
New non-surgical approach showing great promise in the treatment of challenging brain aneurysms
... and it was a complete success. I was back on the golf
course within days." Until recently, people like Collins with wide-necked aneurysms in the brain would not have been candidates for coil embolization, a procedure in which tiny coils are used to close off the aneurysm. To deliver the coils to the an...
Study reveals severity of go-cart injuries
...rom all-terrain vehicles, go-carts, mini-bikes and golf
carts. The remainder of the results will be published later. While public go-cart tracks have safety restrictions, privately owned go-carts are largely unregulated. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 10,000 go-cart in...
Study shows minimally invasive lung surgery has low risk with same results as open surgery
...g lobectomies this way and two patients who played golf
seven days after having lobectomies this way."...
Worthy purse strings tie Vera Bradley Foundation $6.8 M gift to IU Cancer Center
... conclusion of the Vera Bradley Classic, a women's golf
and tennis tournament that supports the foundation...is the 13th year for the classic and more than 600 golf
and tennis players and 250 volunteers participated in the weekend event June 2-4. "How exciting it i...
Federal government needs to take closer look at assisted living facilities
...ssibilities from two-bedroom suites with access to golf
and tennis in ritzy vacation spas to small rooms in dilapidated motels and former hospitals. ALFs have become the fastest growing segment of residential care for the elderly. And along with their rise have come a host of health and care issues that...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 3, 2007
...or insulin using nanoshell shields Inhalation of golf
course pesticides in northeast poses "minimal" hea... ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Inhalation of golf
course pesticides in northeast poses "minimal" health risk Environmental Science & Technology Whe...
Strenuous physical activity associated with lower breast cancer risk
... participation in moderate (such as brisk walking, golf
or volleyball) and strenuous (including swimming laps, aerobics and running) physical activity from high school to their current age and also in the past three years. The women also provided information about other breast cancer risk factors, includ...
Drug reps use friendship to influence doctors
...rep's drugs are amply rewarded with gifts, such as golf
bags or silk ties. In the paper, Mr Ahari shares his experience as a company insider. For example, when faced by a physician who preferred to use a competitor drug rather than Mr Ahari's drug, "the first thing I want to understand," he says, "is w...