Monthly Archives: December 2013

Well: Overturning the Myth of Valley Girl Speak

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, took a close look at today’s uptalk, popularized during the 1980s as Valley Girl Speak.


NYT > Fitness & Nutrition

New gadgets to consider for fitness fans in your life

New gadgets to consider for fitness fans in your life
Then, when they find themselves adrift in a sea of exercise equipment at the gym, they'll know precisely what to do. WORKOUT PARTNER FREE. One of the most common excuses I hear for not working out is “I don't have anybody to work out with.” It's …
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The National Posture Institute (NPI) Has Become an Educational Partner with
The certificate program incorporates the proper use of HUR exercise equipment in video format and special presentations designed for teaching professionals how to implement NPI's detailed Fall Prevention Program at your facility. In addition, the …
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New fitness and exercise science bypasses joints works muscles directly
So far for dry land ARF, they only see supercharging as being possible with redesigned fitness machines, or by adding new parts to existing exercise machines, or by wearing body attached devices that aim resistance, while an adult does traditional …

Npaq 6U Drive Rack

Npaq 6U Drive Rack
18, 2013 — Aerotech Inc.'s Npaq 6U high-power drive rack provides up to 30 A for brush, brushless or stepper motors, and its plug-in amplifiers support both linear and pulse-width-modulation (PWM) topologies. Featuring high-performance, double …

Researchers develop fully pneumatic neurosurgical robot
According to Comber, researchers approached this challenge by designing and building bellow-based, flexible actuators that use a stepper mechanism, similar to how a mechanical pencil works, to move the device in tiny increments. Doing this prevents the …
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