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2013-09-08 23:03:40

With exercise and sports fields more popular and lucrative than ever, Wexford University now offers an online continuing education course in Biomechanics and Human Movement. The course, which is open to everyone, results in a Certificate of Advanced Achievement. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Studying how athletes move, work, excel and avoid injury is a hot field for anyone interested in working with professional athletes, weekend warriors and everyone in between....

Space Around Other People Perceived Just As Our Own
2013-09-05 16:14:56

Karolinska Institutet A study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has shown that neurons in our brain 'mirror' the space near others, just as if this was the space near ourselves. The study, published in the scientific journal Current Biology, sheds new light on a question that has long preoccupied psychologists and neuroscientists regarding the way in which the brain represents other people and the events that happens to those people. "We usually experience others as clearly separated...

2013-09-03 23:24:31

Making continuing education more accessible and interesting, Wexford University now offers a Certificate of Advanced Achievement in Kinesiology for Health, Fitness and Wellness Professionals. More information is available at http://wexford.edu/continuing-education-courses-for-health-fitness-personal-training-nutrition-and-sports-coaching-professionals/. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Bodies that move are healthier bodies. For those interested in the study of how the...

2013-08-16 23:17:28

The lumbar region is crucial for the rest of the body to work efficiently. At such a compromised spot, the area is prone to injury, whether it is from overexertion, obesity, age, occupational hazards, sports, which makes understanding this region a priority. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The lumbar region is crucial for the rest of the body to work efficiently. At such a compromised spot, the area is prone to injury, whether it is from overexertion, obesity, age, occupational...

2013-07-29 16:16:11

By observing the eye movements of schizophrenia patients while playing a simple video game, a University of British Columbia researcher has discovered a potential explanation for some of their symptoms, including difficulty with everyday tasks. The research, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, shows that, compared to healthy controls, schizophrenia patients had a harder time tracking a moving dot on the computer monitor with their eyes and predicting its trajectory....

2013-07-21 23:02:51

Their outdoor sensory equipment is used to create outdoor sensory environments that stimulate the senses and includes the Interactive Sound Post and Sound Post Programmer. Activated by movement, the Sound Post is a garden post with personality that will make a range of pre-programmed sounds from birdsong to saying, "Hello!" Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution...

2013-07-17 23:24:08

Registration for fall quarter classes in Wexford University’s online bachelor’s degree in health and fitness is now open, with classes starting Sept. 27. Wexford University offers a variety of online degree program, from associates through doctoral degrees, in the health, fitness and wellness fields. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Making back to school easier than ever for fitness fans, Wexford University recently opened online registration for online fall classes in...

2013-07-16 14:17:49

A new study shows that a predictive brain signal could explain why we 'hear' inner speech in our heads even in the absence of actual sound Whether you're reading the paper or thinking through your schedule for the day, chances are that you're hearing yourself speak even if you're not saying words out loud. This internal speech - the monologue you "hear" inside your head - is a ubiquitous but largely unexamined phenomenon. A new study looks at a possible brain mechanism that could explain...

2013-06-13 23:26:50

Because all children love tents, Enabling Devices has created the ingenious Sensory Exploration Tent to provide a calming, private place for any young user to relax in and explore. Filled with wonderful sensory stimulation products that are usually sold separately, this tent comes with everything required to create a 'sensory environment' and to stimulate every sense of the user. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and...

Elderly Clumsiness Brain Changes
2013-06-06 08:01:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Often attributed to age-related decay in vision and physical prowess, incidents of clumsiness in seniors could actually be caused by changes in the brain, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis claim in a new study. Incidents in which older men and women have difficulty reaching for and/or grasping things, such as inability to dial a phone of knocking over a glass while attempting to grab a different object, could be...


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