Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries
An earlier Rhode Island Hospital study looking at data from 2001 and 2002 indicated an average of 75,000 children per year were seen in emergency departments across the country.
The new, more comprehensive study, which examined emergency department visits from 2000 through 2005, shows even hi...
Garden Trampoline can Pose Great Risk to Kids: Study
Jumping on a garden trampoline
is a fun form of exercise and play but can pose a greater injury risk for children and youths// than traffic, according to a new Swedish study.
The increase of trampoline-related injuries was of concern "especially due to neck and head injuries" that could occur...
New Zealand Doctors for Restricting Trampoline Sales
New Zealand doctors have warned children that jumping for joy can hurt them, according to a newspaper report.//
Doctors at Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland, have called for restrictions on trampoline
sales because of the rising number of children being injured while jumping on them, the...
Be cautious while on the Trampoline
According to experts approximately 6,000 plus trampolining fractures were seen in 2002. Therefore there is a strong need for new safety guidelines// are needed to stem the rise in trampoline-related injuries.
Injury Prevention journal in a study has found a "worrying trend" in the number of chi...
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Announces 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
...hysical activity and fitness. Nissen invented the trampoline
at the age of 17, and has promoted his invention a...o college and national competitions and making the trampoline
a worldwide sport. During his college years Nisse...Mr. Nissen's life-long dream became a reality when trampoline
became a discipline of gymnastics, debuting at the...
Too Many Bouncers Make Trampolines More Dangerous
WEDNESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- trampoline
fun can end in injury if too many people bounce at...sk of injury is highest if many people are using a trampoline
simultaneously, with the lightest user having a fi...y of an injury increases when children are using a trampoline
with adults. For example, a child of 20 kilograms ...
Summertime Means Hidden Health Hazards For Kids
...programs built into many public school curricula make a difference.
injuries: 170 children per day are seen in U.S. hospital emergency departments because of trampoline
injuries. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents and schools no...
Autism Walk Raises Awareness, Funds for Local Services
...- Children interacting with trained therapy animals including a parrot and dogs -- Sensory activities such as a ball pit and trampoline
-- Book signing with local authors of books pertaining to autism -- Storytime with a picture book about autism -- Riv...
10 Great Ways for Teens to Stay Fit - from One Teen to Another
...ying games and doing flips, it is fun and time flies. Play hot potato or popcorn; stay on as long as you can and impress your friends. Use the trampoline
a few times a week and watch your body transform.
4. Have you ever noticed why swimmers are in such good shape? It's because water makes th...
A double-barreled immune cell approach for neuroblastoma
...uman neuroblastoma cells.
"We took the T-lymphocytes' with specificity for Epstein-Barr and added another receptor," said Brenner. "In effect they trampoline
off the virus and onto the tumor."
Thus these cytotoxic T-lymphocytes remain in the body because they are constantly stimulated by the virus. Their...
Why Christmas trees are not extinct
...that resembles a bird's-eye-view of a circular trampoline.
"It's like a trampoline
in that the torus is the mat, and the margo represents the supporting sprin...Sperry says. "The margo holds the torus in place just like springs hold the trampoline
Water cannot pass through the central torus, but easily flow...
Cochlear Americas Provides Support for Cochlear Implant Recipients to Pursue Higher Education
...se in need.
Tyler Wagner (Ackley, IA), a sophomore at University of Northern Iowa , lost his hearing after a tragic trampoline
accident in 1998. Shortly after the accident, he received a Nucleus cochlear implant. Tyler excelled in athletics in high school, placing sixth in t...
...ermany, and researcher Tomas Krmer of Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich.
Blick and his colleagues developed something similar to a miniscule trampoline
for bouncing individual electrons. It measures about 100 nanometers and operates as a suspended membrane suspended over a semiconductor cavity. The mo...
...alf an entry in the half-naming hall of fame. Just as Blue, Jazz, Tango and Song airlines are trying to dance in the air, so TED is now attempting its trampoline
It seems that all over the globe there is a rush to find four-letter words for airline brands. Is this the revenge of the disgruntled flie...