Tag: "stride" at biology news
Double triumph in stem cell quest
...m donors of any age and sex. "This is an enormous stride
in the long journey to determine whether nuclear-transfer-derived human embryonic stem cells might be eventually suitable for transplantation medicine," says Gerald Schatten of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the only non-Korean memb...
Can't serve an ace? Could be muscle fatigue
... said it could also result in loss of control over stride
length during running - leading to stretched hamstrings and other injuries. "When a tennis player is serving, they don't watch where their shoulders are, they rely on the brain's knowledge of how much effort is required to maintain the best position...
One small step means giant leap for spinal cord research
...s, can help patients improve their step frequency, stride
length and overall walking speed. "This is a group of patients in which recovery is not expected," says Professor Milos Popovic of the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and the study's senior researcher. "We got them on a treadmil...
Definitive evidence found of a swimming dinosaur
...e. The spacing between them suggests an underwater stride
of 243-271 centimeters. According to co-author Loic Costeur, Laboratoire de Planétologie et Géodynamique de Nantes, Université de Nantes, France, the S-shaped prints paint a picture of a large floating animal clawing the sediment as it swam in ap...