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2012-05-09 09:32:41

People walking normally, women tottering in high heels and ostriches strutting all exert the same forces on the ground despite very differently-shaped feet, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. The finding suggests that prosthetic lower limbs and robots' legs could be made more efficient by making them less human-like and more like the prosthetics used by 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius. Walking involves a...

2012-04-26 23:00:33

Inspired to lead people to WALK for health and wellness, Certified Walk At Home WALK LEADERS met in Chicago for a weekend of continuing education, walk workouts, networking, and fun! Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Certified Walk Leaders from the number one name in fitness walking, Leslie Sansone and her Walk At Home Team, gathered in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, April 21, 2012 to celebrate their growing movement and to build on the tremendous momentum that “Walk At...

2012-03-19 23:02:36

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman reviews the newly released Tri-State Campaign for Transportation report, Most Dangerous Roads for Walking. The report analyzed federal data for Connecticut, New York and New Jersey from 2008 to 2010. The New York auto accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled all types of auto accident cases over the past 30 years. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 The Tri-State Campaign for Transportation (TSTC) released the Most Dangerous Roads for...

2012-02-16 13:03:29

The study of more than 11,000 pregnant women, in partnership with Mars Petcare, showed that those who owned dogs were approximately 50% more likely to achieve the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day through high levels of brisk walking than those without dogs. Scientists suggest that as it is a low-risk exercise, walking a dog could form part of a broader strategy to improve the health of pregnant women. Previous studies have shown that maternal obesity and large weight gain during...

2012-01-31 05:20:00

Trekkingpoles.com recently announced a sale on high quality wood trekking poles and walking sticks, including the SE Natural Wooden Walking Stick and the SE Lightweight Natural Wooden Walking Stick. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Trekkinpoles.com, retailers of popular trekking poles and trekking pole accessories, recently announced a sale on wood trekking poles and wood walking sticks. For a limited time, shoppers can enjoy sale prices on select wood trekking poles, including the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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