Health

Stronger hips improved running mechanics, lessened knee pain

Hip strengthening exercises performed by female runners not only significantly reduced patellofemoral pain -- a common knee pain experienced by runners -- but they also improved the runners' gaits, according to Indiana University ...

Neuroscience

In motor learning, it's actions, not intentions, that count

Albert Einstein defined insanity as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Practicing the same task repetitively, though, tends to be the default procedure when trying to learn a new motor ...

Health

New treadmill significantly improves rehabilitation

Learning to walk again after a stroke, broken hip or amputation can now be made a lot more realistic thanks to a new treadmill. The so-called C-Mill has been developed by NWO researcher Melvyn Roerdink (VU University Amsterdam) ...

Dentistry

Dental caries prevention breakthrough

A new way to preserve caries-infected teeth and prolong the life of dental fillings has been developed at the University of Otago.

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