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2013-04-21 23:03:09

Earlier in April, the U.S. News Health website reported the rate at which child melanoma is increasing in the U.S.A. The sun-smart beachwear specialists Platypus Australia say “Parents can lower their child´s risk of developing cancer by using kids UV protective swimwear and sunscreen.” Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 On April 3rd the U.S. News Health site released information on the alarming rate at which children in America are developing melanoma. Although less...

2013-04-05 23:01:04

The short game of golf just got easier, thanks to Blade Runner Golf and its innovative line of Black Magic clubs, which feature a no hosel design. Nationwide (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 The configuration of these clubs significantly reduces chunking and eliminates shank shots--two big time game killers. Players can use this golf wedge for many types of shots from approaches, to lay-ups from the fairway, to sand bunker shots and more. In golf a player can use up to 14 clubs and typically the more...

2013-03-12 23:02:56

Precise visual planning enhances merchandising communication with retailers. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Speedo® has purchased the vrMockshop visual merchandising software from Centric Software, Inc. Centric provides product lifecycle management (PLM) software for retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies. vrMockshop, developed by iShopShape, a Centric partner, is a virtual reality tool that helps brands and retailers build fully merchandised, interactive...

Helmets Not Doing Enough To Protect The Brain In Contact Sports
2013-03-12 12:53:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While there was a time when athletes in so-called “contact” sports such as football took to the field sans helmet, today many sports — everything from baseball to cycling to hockey — now require competitors to wear the ubiquitous “brain bucket.” Even non-competitive athletes such as recreational skiers and snowboarders are told that wearing a helmet is a good idea. Helmet designs have of course...

2013-03-11 23:01:11

ADS Sports Eyewear and Rec Specs have released a new design for prescription kids sport goggles that minimizes fogging and increases protection. The new Slam Goggle utilizes a vented pad on the frame that vents heat away from the players face while providing more cushion in the event of impact. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Kids Sports Glasses worn under a helmet have traditionally been more susceptible to fogging due to their lack of ventilation. The new Rec Specs Slam Goggle combines...

2013-01-29 12:48:32

The Virginia Tech — Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences is expanding its ground-breaking research of testing football helmets to reduce the number of concussions to now include hockey, baseball, softball, and lacrosse. The five-year plan will see the Virginia Tech research center, headed by Stefan Duma, rate helmets worn by hockey, baseball, softball, and lacrosse athletes in their ability to lessen the likelihood of a concussion resulting from a...


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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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