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What Are Some Ways Parents Can Keep Their Children Safe On The Playground?

May 19, 2022

Playgrounds provide a fun and exciting environment for children to play and socialize, while getting fresh air and exercise. However, it’s important to make sure that a child’s interactions with playground equipment and other children do not pose as a hazard to them. Over 200,000 children...

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What Are The Implications From A Loss of Balance In Older Adults? - TBI

May 16, 2022

A fall in older adults can have very serious consequences. Hence, why so many researchers continue to study balance control and fall prevention in older adults. One of the injuries which can result from a fall is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). One study found that falls accounted for...

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Does Reactive Stepping Change with Age?

May 9, 2022

Did you know that the biomechanics of reactive stepping have been widely studied in both young and older adults? Before getting into some of the details of the research, it is important to clarify what a reactive step is. Simply, a reactive step can be thought of as...

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What are some Effects of Alcohol on the Body and Brain?

April 29, 2022

Alcohol has a variety of effects that can impair decision making and motor skills– which is why it’s prohibited to get behind the wheel after the consumption of alcohol. But how does alcohol specifically affect your body and brain? One way that alcohol affects your brain function and may inhibit driving performance is...

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How do Humans Prevent Themselves from Falling?

April 25, 2022

In simplest terms, humans prevent themselves from falling by using two different types of balance recovery strategies to bring the center of mass (COM) back over the base of support (BOS) and maintain an upright posture – fixed-support strategies and change-in-support strategies [1]. Typically, our BOS is...

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Forensic Point Clouds; can they be utilized in 3D Accident Reconstruction?

April 18, 2022

A forensic point cloud dataset represents relative X,Y,Z coordinates and color information of every single point on the surface of an object or scene. Point clouds are generated using Laser Scanning, Photogrammetry, and 3D modelling techniques. Once captured, the forensic point cloud can then be...

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