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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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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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About Systems/Parts

The Systems/Parts category is designed to help understand the characteristics of specific physiological systems or body parts.  The relationship of each system or body part is described in its association with exercise, fitness, structure, function, risks, use for safety and use for performance. By understanding the systems and body parts you will have a better […]

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About Visual Perception

The visual perception section develops understanding of visual perception in human performance. Visual perception is closely involved with mental processing and reaction to events. UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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