Navigation Links
A Woman's Sporting Ability Is In Her Fingers!

A study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine says that a woman's sporting ability may be measured by the length of her fingers//. Researchers said that the finding could provide an insight into the link between ratio and fertility, vulnerability to serious disease, intellectual ability, certain personality traits, and musical talent.

Most of the sporting research in this area has so far focused exclusively on men.

The researchers base their findings on x ray pictures of the right and left hands of 607 female twins, whose average age was 53. Most were right handed.

The second to fourth finger ratio was calculated by dividing the length of the index (second) finger by that of the (fourth) ring finger.

Study participants were also asked to rank their highest achievement in a wide range of individual and team sports, since the age of 11.

Participation levels were highest for swimming, cycling, tennis and running in descending order.

The association with finger ratio was highest for running, soccer, and tennis. The highest achievement in any sport was strongly linked to a low second to fourth finger ratio. Running ability was particularly associated with a low (male pattern) ratio.

It has been suggested that this finger ratio is established while in the womb, and that it is subject to the amount of exposure to sex hormones, say the authors. But the same group found that genetic factors, rather than womb environment, influenced finger ratio in a recent twin analysis.

The ratio tends to remain the same throughout life, the authors add, with men tending to have a lower ratio.

Source-Eurekalert
RAS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Childbirth Does Not Affect Womans Sexual Function
2. British Doctor of Indian Origin Saves Bihar Womans Life
3. Young Womans Eyes Gouged Out By Her Partner
4. Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!
5. Soya Found To Affect Womens Ability To Conceive: Professor
6. Humans Found To Have The Ability To Block Unwanted Memories
7. Watching Violent, Churning Movie Scenes Affect Problem-Solving Ability
8. Telomerase Vital In Maintaining Ability of Stem Cell to Multiply
9. Marijuana Causes The Brain To Lose Its Ability
10. As You Age Check Your BP for It Can Affect Your Mental Ability
11. Cocoa Has The Ability To Improve Blood Circulation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Woman Sporting Ability Her Fingers

(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – ... leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine ... technologically advanced consumer storage and sharing platform for ... providing valued members the use of its Cloud-based ... already offered by SecondOpinions.com®. , Wide-spread radiologic ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Lauderale, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... accepting referrals of insurance patients seeking massage therapy in ... company provides an option for Licensed Massage Therapists who ... refer these patients to BWT. Should a patient request ... the referral, BWT can then contract the therapist to ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 What’s ... practice provider? Community Health Center of Snohomish answers ... Pediatricians vs. Family Doctors ”. Many adults can ... available to them. Community Health Center hopes to ... and differences between the two. , To ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... When it comes to aesthetics and wellness, ... As such, Natalie Sharp's Pure Vitality Rx ... new, more focused direction and to provide the latest ... Pure Vitality Rx is Oyster Bay's premier aesthetic, anti-aging ... of services primarily dedicated to women. Services include injectables ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Some pain relief medications can be as ... Every day, 46 people in the U.S. die from ... people are admitted to an emergency room because of opioid ... the dangers of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers and is calling ... more to make these drugs safer. , The full report, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SECONDOPINIONS.COM® Introduces Innovative Cloud-Based Medical Imaging Exchange Service for Easy Upload, Access and Sharing Anytime/Anywhere 2Health News:SECONDOPINIONS.COM® Introduces Innovative Cloud-Based Medical Imaging Exchange Service for Easy Upload, Access and Sharing Anytime/Anywhere 3Health News:Body Well Therapy Invites Massage Therapists Nationwide to "Bring Your Own Insurance Clients" 2Health News:Body Well Therapy Invites Massage Therapists Nationwide to "Bring Your Own Insurance Clients" 3Health News:Community Health Center of Snohomish County Reveals the Differences Between Pediatricians and Family Practice Providers 2Health News:Natalie Sharp's Pure Vitality Rx Upgrade - Partnership With Shangri-La Spa and Website Facelift! 2Health News:Consumer Reports Warns Against the Risks of Prescription and Over-The-Counter Painkillers 2Health News:Consumer Reports Warns Against the Risks of Prescription and Over-The-Counter Painkillers 3
... , FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 2 Misonix, ... invasive ultrasonic medical device technology, which in Europe is used ... health conditions, today announced the restructuring and expansion of its ... created; one for sales and service of the Sonablate(R) 500 ...
... Fox Chase Cancer Center has received an $8 million ... the National Institutes of Health (NCRR/NIH) to expand their ... will support advanced research into the fundamental biological processes ... new treatments. The funds for the grant were made ...
... the total mortality rate from unintentional injury increased in the ... increases were seen in some subgroups analyzed by age, race, ... Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,s Center for Injury Research ... and 64 years old experienced a 230 percent increase in ...
... - Researchers are developing computer models to comb through ... or insurance claims data to automatically classify them based ... to identify the most important causes of injuries so ... of injuries in society," said Mark Lehto, an associate ...
... Washington Post study, approximately 20% of U.S. soldiers returning ... are a substantial number with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ... has become unacceptable to Army commanders and the soldiers, ... University, however, doctors will now be able to forecast ...
... ... , ... -- Spend one hour with Delaine Anderson, and it,s clear she does not shrink from life,s ... in different parts of the country before that. She even lived seven years in Greece, where ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Misonix Restructures and Expands Sales Organization in Europe 2Health News:Misonix Restructures and Expands Sales Organization in Europe 3Health News:Misonix Restructures and Expands Sales Organization in Europe 4Health News:Fox Chase Cancer Center receives $8 million NIH grant to expand laboratory animal research facility 2Health News:Deaths from unintentional injuries increase for many groups 2Health News:New computer models aim to classify, help reduce injury accidents 2Health News:Keeping the suicidal soldier alive 2Health News:Twitter Users Can Follow in Real Time as Local Woman Receives Cyberknife Treatment for Lung Cancer 2Health News:Twitter Users Can Follow in Real Time as Local Woman Receives Cyberknife Treatment for Lung Cancer 3Health News:Twitter Users Can Follow in Real Time as Local Woman Receives Cyberknife Treatment for Lung Cancer 4
(Date:7/31/2014)... Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX ) ("Columbia" ... the three and six-month periods ended June 30, ... from the contribution of the Molecular Profiles services ... an anticipated and temporary decline in product revenues ... in one high-volume, high-margin market. Throughout the renewal ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company will ... its partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation (Asahi Kasei). ... submission of a regulatory application to the Japanese ... ® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) for the treatment ...
(Date:7/30/2014)...  There is still time to share your ... Annual Institute for Supply Management ® – ... Management is open for submissions.  The annual competition ... of supply management by recognizing supply management organizations ... practices.  Entries are due August 22, 2014. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11Columbia Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 4Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 5Institute for Supply Management, Michigan State University to recognize companies with excellent supply management practices 2
... EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 25 Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... host a conference call on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at ... detail around its KRYSTEXXA™ launch plans. ... will host a live conference call on October 26, 2010 ...
... The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced ... by Cardinal Health , which found that independent community ... in 2009 despite a stagnant economy, the growing influence ... and the questionable business practices of pharmacy benefit managers ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold Conference Call on October 26, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time 2Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold Conference Call on October 26, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time 3NCPA Digest Finds Independent Community Pharmacies Stable Despite Economic, Third-Party Challenges 2NCPA Digest Finds Independent Community Pharmacies Stable Despite Economic, Third-Party Challenges 3NCPA Digest Finds Independent Community Pharmacies Stable Despite Economic, Third-Party Challenges 4
... CEQ 8000 is a fully automated genetic ... capillary array with a patented linear polyacrylamide ... applies the voltage program, and analyzes the ... data quality and even customize automated data ...
Basic critical care testing. Measures pH, pCO2, and pO2 from 85 L whole-blood sample....
... parameters from just 95 L of ... as well as any combination of ... Unique technology reduces to a minimum ... on the accuracy of blood gas, ...
348 is fully automated blood gas systems offering a cost-effective solution for critical care testing in settings with low to medium workloads....
Medicine Products: