how fast can we really run?

As many of you know, I taught Biomechanics last semester at Creighton University.  One of the recurring people/performances we referred to was Usain Bolt and the world record he set in the 100m sprint (9.58 seconds); check him out on this YouTube video if you...

age and arthritis

One of the culprits is the changes that occur to the chondrocytes—or cartilage cells. Early in life, the body has an amazing ability to promote an anti-inflammatory system conducive to proper cell growth; eventually, however, the body becomes less able to fight...

genetics and arthritis

For those geneticists out there, some of the “problems” include coding for the transformation of growth factor β pathway and appear to be localized to a group of genes on the 7q22 chromosome. I am not a genetics expert, so I won’t pretend to explain all the details of...
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