News tagged with training

Gym culture likened to McDonalds

Visit a typical gym and you will encounter a highly standardised notion of what the human body should look like and how much it should weigh. This strictly controlled body ideal is spread across the world ...

Apr 22, 2014
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Nursing's new high-tech trainers

Imagine a mannequin that can bleed, sweat, blink, cough, vomit and cry. Now imagine being able to put that to use as a training tool.

Mar 28, 2014
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Marathon training could help the heart

Marathon training is associated with improved risk factors related to cardiovascular disease among middle-aged recreational male runners, suggesting that race preparation may be an effective strategy for reducing heart disease ...

Mar 27, 2014
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Neuroscience 'used and abused'

Influential policy-informing 'evidence' that children's brains are irreversibly 'sculpted' by parental care is based on questionable evidence.

Mar 19, 2014
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