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Surgeons Warn: Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles

Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding. They learn to master their skills of "riding the rail" and "catching air." But according to the American College of Foot and...

Narconon Graduate Successfully Recovers From Prescription Drug Abuse

... a drug addict. He did well in school, was very skilled at Tae Quan Do, and skateboarding and grew up in a family that provided him with a lot of opportunity. By the time he was 13 years old he was looking at professional skateboarding scholarship but instead started smoking marijuana. "I went to a pretty roug...

Six Flags Friends Invites Guests to Help Cure Kids Cancer by Taking 'A Walk In The Park'

...ide array of entertainment options reaches all demographics - families, teens, tweens and thrill seekers alike - featuring themed attractions based on skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, the ultimate daredevil Evel Knievel, movie franchises The Dark Knight and The Mummy; as well as world-renowned, kid-friendly brands ...

Largest Organ and Tissue Donation Event in U.S. to Cap April's National Donate Life Month Observances

...include "Celebrating Scott Davis," (more than 200 people walking in memory of Huntington Beach resident Scott Davis, who became an organ donor after a skateboarding accident last year); "Team Christine," (employees of Kaiser-Permanente Anaheim in honor of Christine Cote, a 23-year old patient currently waiting for...

School Social Standing Linked to Teen Girls' Weight Gain

...of being an overweight adult was reduced most (i.e., 48 percent) by performing certain wheel-related activities (i.e. in-line skating, roller skating, skateboarding or bicycling) more than four times a week," the study authors wrote. About 16 percent of American teens are overweight or obese, and 85 percent of ...

1,600 Roller Shoe Injuries Reported

...ty consulting firm that Heelys hired to study the shoes. The company maintains that their shoe have lower injury rate when compared to inline skating, skateboarding or even swimming. ...

Physical Activity Determines Academic Performance

...ho took part in more vigorous physical activities – such as organized sports like soccer or football, or non-organized after-school activities such as skateboarding – did approximately 10 percent better in core classes such as math, science, English and social studies. “We have precious few studies that link a...
Skateboarding in Biological Technology

Lord of the Engines

...The scene opens. Its Googles day. The festivities are full steam ahead, the skateboarding mathematicians are jumping in joy and have thrown away used hockey sticks w... are somber and conservative, looking for sobriety and with no room for the skateboarding attitudes of the dotcom and Enron eras. Proper business-name trademarks, so...
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