Archive | Anatomy & Physiology

Cell Phones and Sperm: Sperm Count Down, Poor Swimmers Found in Research

A study of 361 men under 40 who were being evaluated for infertility, excluding men with infertility problems among men …

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Breast Examination Instruction


Breast examination instructions from Dr. Chris Steele (thefamilygp.com).

Two parts to self-breast examination: inspection and palpation.

Three-stage Inspection: …

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Circumcision: Protection from AIDS/HIV, Syphilis, Chancroid, Penile and Prostate Cancer, Phimosis, Thrush

Although circumcision does not offer 100% protection, it does provided significant risk reduction of health-related problems. Circumcision of males represents …

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Monthly Fasting, One Day Per Month May Help Prevent Heart Disease

Benjamin Horne, a heart disease researcher from Intermountain Medical Center and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City led …

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Former Baseball Pitcher Promotes Athletic Cup Supporter

Product testing of the Nutty Buddy by Mark Alan Littell, professional baseball player, tests groin cup protector …

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Thumbs

The thumb, unlike other fingers, is opposable, in that it is the only digit on the human hand which is able to oppose or turn back against the other four fingers, and thus enables the hand to refine its grip to hold objects which it would be unable to do otherwise. The opposable thumb has […]

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Metabolic Profile of High Intensity Intermittent Exercises

The study may have found proof for an optimal method of interval training that hits the maximal accumulated oxygen deficit …

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Energy Systems, Metabolism and Effect of Action Intensity

During serious exercise training and competition, an athlete is aware of the proportion of stress on the three energy release systems of the human body: ATP-PC (Phosphagen) System, aerobic system and anaerobic (Lactic Acid) System. Some sports require activity or team position roles that require a variety and range of force and energy outputs. The […]

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Skin — Integumentary System

‘Your skin is amazing, Vaseline commercial: waterproof barrier, defense against disease, adjusts to surroundings, constantly growing and replacing itself, heals itself, all 800 million cells — do you see skin the way we do? In zootomy and dermatology, skin is the largest organ of the integumentary system made up of multiple layers of epithelial tissues […]

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Do the Quadriceps Work Harder When the Knee is Near Full Flexion Compared to Near Full Extension?

A question of whether more hypertrophy is stimulated by working the quadriceps harder by working the quadriceps in a position …

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