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Shaquille O’Neal Might Miss Rest of Regular Season After Surgery to Repair Injured Thumb

4 Cavaliers center Shaquille O’Neal, 38, had surgery on his right thumb by specialist Dr. Thomas Graham at the National Hand Center in Baltimore Monday morning. O’Neal injured his thumb Thursday at Boston during a blocked shot by Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis. He is expected to wear a splint the next two weeks, and them […]

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Usain Bolt Sets New World Record in the 100-Meters

2 After breaking the record for the 100-meters with a time of 9.69 set at the 2008 Olympics exactly one year ago today, Usain Bolt, 22, set a new record of 9.58 seconds at the IAAF World Outdoor Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany. On a Sunday night, August 16, 2009 in Berlin, with a […]

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WORLD RECORD: US Freestyle Relay Set in Rome 2009 FINA World Championships

3 FRI JUL 31 2009 — Michael Phelps, Ricky Berens, David Walters and Ryan Lochte clocked 6 minutes 58.55 seconds to shave one-hundredth of a second off the previous record of 6:58.56 set by a recent US team that one the Olympic gold in Beijing last August. 13th FINA World Championships Men’s 4x 200 meter […]

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WORLD RECORD: Phelps Under 50s Butterfly WR Set in Rome 2009 FINA World Championships

4 SAT AUG 01 2009 — Michael Phelps became the first human to break 50 seconds in the Men’s 100 meter butterfly with a time of 49.82 seconds at the 13th FINA World Championships 2009 in Rome, Italy. Reaction time was 0.69 seconds.

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Natasha Richardson: Fatal Epidural Hematoma from Fall on Beginner’s Ski Slope

Natasha Richardson: Fatal Epidural Hematoma from Fall on Beginner’s Ski Slope

Monday March 16, 2009 Natasha Richardson, 45, was taking a lesson on a beginner slope at the Mont Tremblant ski resort north of Montreal, with an instructor without a helmet (she declined the offer to wear a helmet). Toward the end of the lesson, Richardson fell and struck her head. She was […]

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Chicago Police Department POWER TEST (Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report)

54 Chicago Police Department Supt. Jody Weis is a wellness, fitness and exercise advocate for his members. “It is essential that recruits begin the academy with a minimum level of physical fitness to ensure safe and successful participation in training,” according to a statement of the Chicago Police Department released Friday, March 13, 2009. Under […]

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Potassium-Sodium Ratio of 2:1 May Cut Cardiovascular Disease Risk 50%

5 “Potassium and sodium are like peas in a pod, except they’re in opposite pods — Paul Whelton, epidemiologist and president and chief executive officer of the Loyola University Health System in Chicago Foods that are high in potassium and potassium supplements may be helpful in the prevention and treatment of hypertension or high blood […]

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Biceps Brachii

Biceps brachii flexes the elbow and raises the arm at the shoulder joint. The Biceps Brachii is the largest and primary muscle of the front of the upper arm …

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Biceps Femoris

The Biceps Femoris muscle shapes the lateral part of the hamstring muscles and causes knee flexion, which brings the lower leg up at the knee joint …

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Semimembranosus

Semimembranosus

Article in development … The Semimembranosus muscle shapes the medial part of the hamstring muscles.

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