Musculoskeletal

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Health & Medicine

Do you think better when you’re moving?

Using advanced biomechanics, researchers found the results of a cognitive task to identify visual targets were significantly improved when performed while walking

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Health & Medicine

Web-based exercise program improves knee arthritis therapy

A new online exercise program, enhanced by personalised text messages, helps people with knee osteoarthritis to reduce knee pain and improve physical function and quality of life

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Health & Medicine

4 things you may not know about human anatomy

Can you flex the last joint on your index finger? Do you have a palmaris longus muscle in your palm? On World Anatomy Day, see what you can discover about your body

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Health & Medicine

Seeing inside arthritis

Mechanobiology brings together engineering, biology, and physics – and this technology could help predict your risk of developing a musculoskeletal condition

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Health & Medicine

How can physios motivate us to do more physical activity?

Exercise advice is often an important part of physiotherapy treatment; but when patients are expecting a hands-on therapy instead, how can clinics manage their expectations?

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Health & Medicine

The enigma of the ACL

More people than ever are injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL. But PhD candidate Raneem Haddara is exploring how to prevent the injury, rather than cure it

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Health & Medicine

Inactive kids at risk of falls and fractures in old age

Sedentary children are more likely to suffer musculoskeletal disorders like osteoporosis in later life making them more prone to debilitating falls and fractures in old age

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