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Posts tagged tendons

February 12, 2014

 

X-ray image of a human knee joint

What Is An ACL Anyway?

We've all heard about someone who's torn an ACL, but do we really know what that means?

April 18, 2013

 

sculpture's hands

Why Are Some People Double-Jointed?

Can you bend your thumb backwards until it touches your wrist? If you join your hands behind your back, can you lift them over your head without letting go?

June 17, 2011

 

Ballet dancers stretching

Is There Any Reason To Stretch Before A Workout?

To stretch or not to stretch. New research shows that stretching might not be needed before a workout.

April 1, 2008

 

Tennis player making backhand swing

Tennis Elbow

Wrist muscles that are the key to tennis elbow. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 13, 2006

 

a woman's feet in flip-flops

Flip-flops and Feet

We live in a casual age, at least when it comes to footwear. But can these laid back sandals actually be harming your feet?

October 7, 2004

 

How Do Birds Sleep?

Have you ever wondered how birds hang onto trees when they're asleep? Why don't they fall off? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 16, 2004

 

Silkworms and Skin Grafts

Learn about animal genetic modification and the benefits it provides for humans on this Moment of Science.

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