Latest Sports science Stories

2014-06-10 23:16:17

Exam Elf is a new app that seeks to teach kids specific skills needed to perform better on exams, including standardized tests. The app is fully Common Core compliant. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ZumFun, a NYC based educational startup, has launched their latest app, Exam Elf. Exam Elf teaches students the specific skills needed to perform better in exams in a fun game environment, without the cost of expensive test preparation classes. “We have found 12 key skills that are...

2014-05-01 23:03:29

Exam Master announces the integration of their Academic Manager with Software Secure's Remote Proctor NOW! Newark, Delaware (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Exam Master Corporation and Software Secure announce the integration of two key online testing and security platforms, Academic Manager and Remote Proctor NOW, creating a secure and flexible online testing solution for academic institutions and professional organizations worldwide. Exam Master’s Academic Manager is an advanced online...

2014-03-26 12:33:51

Remote Proctoring System Without Web Cams Revolutionizing Online Education PHOENIX, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The popularity of online learning has skyrocketed in the past decade, enabling literally millions of people to advance their educations and their careers. For those whose work and family obligations preclude them from attending a traditional brick-and-mortar university, the more flexible schedules and lower tuition rates offered by Internet-based programs makes them an...

2014-02-27 08:26:54

Company to showcase the Zebra MotionWorks(TM) player tracking solutions at conference BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in products and solutions that provide real-time visibility into organizations' assets, people and transactions, today announced its sponsorship of the 2014 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference taking place between February 28 - March 1, 2014, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. The company will...

2014-02-25 23:28:16

InfoMotion Sports Technologies is again sponsoring the Interactive Room at the 2014 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics conference from February 28 through March 1. The company is debuting new features to the award-winning 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball and its technology, giving attendees the opportunity to get hands on with the 94Fifty and learn about what is new. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 InfoMotion Sports Technologies (http://www.infomotionsports.com) is again sponsoring the Interactive Room...

Play High School Sports Stay Healthy Later
2013-12-30 13:42:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Young men who want to avoid going to the doctor later in life should take up a high school sport, according to a new study published earlier this month in the journal BMC Public Health. In the study, a team of Swiss and American researchers found that men who played varsity high school sports were more likely to be active into their late 70s and less likely to have to visit their doctors. Although the study only considered male World...

2013-12-10 10:15:49

Successive governments have failed to act, despite weight of evidence, say experts The failure of successive governments to implement a comprehensive national policy to get UK kids more active and stave off the litany of health and other problems their sedentary lifestyle is storing up for them, is mass "child neglect," say experts in an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Despite the wealth of evidence showing the immediate and long term benefits of regular exercise in...

Muscles May Permanently Remember Brief Exposure To Performance-enhancing Drugs
2013-10-28 10:44:02

Wiley Previously, re-acquisition of muscle mass – with or without steroid use – after periods of inactivity has been attributed to motor learning. However, this new data from the University of Oslo suggests that there is a cellular 'memory mechanism' within muscle of brief steroid users. The team investigated the effects of steroids on muscle re-acquisition in mice and discovered greater muscle mass and more myonuclei – which are essential components for muscle fibre function –...

2013-09-10 23:30:04

Now providing continuing education courses and advanced achievement certificates, Wexford University offers education in advanced anatomy and physiology concepts. The continuing education courses are open to everyone. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Together, the nervous system, the muscular system and the endocrine system shape how people move, breathe and function, making them interesting courses of study for anyone pursuing a career in human anatomy and...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'