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2012-01-05 16:03:36

Other than Olympic race walkers, people generally find it more comfortable to run than walk when they start moving at around 2 meters per second – about 4.5 miles per hour.

Image 1 - Tendons Absorb Shocks That Muscles Can't Handle
2011-09-28 04:40:30

Anyone who has hiked down a mountain knows the soreness that comes a day or two after means the leg muscles have endured a serious workout.

2011-04-16 00:00:27

High quality Comfortable Life Products, all designed and manufactured in the United States, provide creative solutions to common health and beauty needs.

2010-09-01 15:03:00

May Help Explain Higher Risk of ACL Injury in Females; Improve Prevention Approach ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept.

2009-11-03 15:21:52

Longer toes and a unique ankle structure provide sprinters with the burst of acceleration that separates them from other runners, according to biomechanists.

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2008-06-02 14:00:00

A toad sits at a pond's edge eyeing a cricket on a blade of grass. In the blink of an eye, the toad snares the insect with its tongue. This deceptively simple, remarkably fast feeding action offers a new look at how muscles work.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.