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Physical Activity, Fitness, and Musculoskeletal Injury

Jennifer M. Hootman and Kenneth E. Powell

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the potential adverse events associated with increased activity, focusing on population-based studies of sports and recreation injuries from around the world. Examples from ... More


A life course approach to musculoskeletal ageing: muscle strength, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis

Joan Bassey, Avan Aihie Sayer, and Cyrus Cooper

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the development and aging of three key components of the musculoskeletal system (muscle, bone, and cartilage), and considers their consequences for adult disease. Musculoskeletal ... More


Smell and Flavor in Human Evolution

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0027
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The new evidence regarding how the brain creates smell and flavor that dominate our daily lives suggests the hypothesis that the human brain flavor system may have played a much larger role in human ... More


Anatomy for the Dancer

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Every ballet teacher should have a fundamental understanding of the musculoskeletal system and the biomechanics of human movement as it pertains to dance. Precise execution of a movement requires ... More


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