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  • Muscles In The Human Body

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    muscles. This system gives the body form and support, and protects the body while allowing it to move. Basically, the muscles in this system perform three important body functions: the movement of body parts, maintenance of body parts, and production of body heat. These muscles all consist of a mass of protein fibers grouped together, and most are of mesodermal origin. And almost all of the muscle fibers you will ever have or need were present at birth. Nearly half of your body mass is muscles, the largest

  • Smoking and The Human Body

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    Winders, Suzan E. and Neil E. Grunberg. "Effects of nicotine on body weight, food consumption and body composition in male rats," Life Sciences v46 no.21 (1990), p1523. 10 Winders, Suzan E. and Neil E. Grunberg. "Effects of nicotine on body weight, food consumption and body composition in male rats," Life Sciences v46 no.21 (1990), pp1528-1529. 11 Klesges, Robert C. et al. "Smoking Status: effects on dietary intake, physical activity, and body fat of adult men," American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition

  • Human Body Prosthetics

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    FinQ1) The are generally four kinds of substitute constituent utilized in THA that are metal-on-metal, metal-on-plastic, and ceramic on ceramic, ceramic on plastic. Types prosthesis utilized is reliant on the needs of patient and the procedure of the surgeon. All hip replacements allocate one thing in common: they contain a ball-and-socket joint. Which materials are utilized in the ball and in the socket, that jointly is shouted the “bearing” like a bearing in a car has the possible to alter the

  • The Significance of Homeostasis to the Human Body

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    The Significance of Homeostasis to the Human Body What is homeostasis? According to the 'Oxford Colour Medical Dictionary, Third Edition' homeostasis is the "the physiological process by which the internal systems of the body (e.g. blood pressure, body temperature, acid-base balance) are maintained at equilibrium, despite variations in the external conditions" Homeostasis is the maintenance of a stable internal environment within tolerance limits, this is the restricted range of conditions

  • Steroids And Their Affects On The Human Body

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    Steroids and Their Affects On The Human Body Drugs have been used in sports almost as long as sports themselves have been around. The ancient Incas discovered that the ashes from burned leaves of the Coca tree gave the people great stores of energy, and made sleep unnecessary for hours or even days, it was later discovered to be the stimulant cocaine. They would take it before long hunts, battles, and even found it useful in ancient sport competitions. It wasn't until 1886 that the first drug-related

  • Effects of Bath Salts on the Human Body

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    What are bath salts? What are all the effects of bath salts on a human body? When it comes to bath salts people may not know what bath salts are. Bath salts is a drug that does lots of harm to your body. Bath salts is a very dangerous drug that can lead to death. No matter how you use Bath Salts, it will find a way to effect your body in many ways. Although, there isn't much information since the drug is new to the drug industry there is not yet, know what's in the drug completely. People and doctors

  • The Human Body in Ancient Greek Sculptures

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    The Human Body in Ancient Greek Sculptures The primary focus of ancient Greek sculptures was that of the human body. Almost all Greek sculptures are of nude subjects. As the first society to focus on nude subjects, Greek sculptors attempted to "depict man in what they believed was the image of the gods and so would come to celebrate the body by striving for verisimilitude or true – likeness (realism and naturalism!)."(Riffert) Not only did the Greeks celebrate the human form in their art but also

  • The Affects of Illage Chemical on The Human Body

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    The Affects of Illage Chemical on The Human Body Marijuana is a popular, and illegal, drug. Its largest consumers are young adults. Marijuana is smoked in a pipe, bong, or rolled in a joint. Thirty-seven percent of people between ages 12-17 have tried marijuana. Marijuana gives a slight buzzing feeling of light-headedness. Experimentation with marijuana is dangerous because studies show that 60% of people who smoke marijuana on a regular basis move on to try harder drugs soon after. Marijuana

  • PCP and its Affects on the Human Body

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    PCP:PCP and its Affects on the Human Body PCP or Phencyclidine is a very deadly drug in today’s society. PCP was developed in the 1950’s as an anesthetic. Use of PCP in humans was discontinued in 1965, because it was found that patients often became agitated, delusional, and irrational while recovering from its effects. PCP is illegally manufactured in laboratories and is sold on the street by such names as “diabolic” “wet” and “digital”. The variety of street names for PCP reflects its bizarre and

  • A Method of Training the Human Body to Become more Efficient, Stronger, and Agile

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    when looking at Wikipedia is: "Parkour is a holistic training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training. Practitioners aim to get from A to B in the most efficient way possible. They do this using only their bodies and their surroundings to propel themselves; furthermore, they try to maintain as much momentum as is possible in a safe manner. Parkour can include obstacle courses, running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, rolling, movement, and the

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