Essays Tagged: "stiffness"

Sports Injuries, Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear.

n subtle and can be easily overlooked, even by a physician. The patient may have slight soreness or stiffness and mild swelling.A ruptured PCL will allow the tibia to assume a more posterior position ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Rheumatoid Arthritis

eas become inflamed, swell, and cause pain.Early in the disease, people may notice general fatigue, stiffness, and soreness. Swelling and pain may occur in joints on both sides of the body and usually ... of seven symptoms must be present for the diagnosis of RA to be made. Symptoms such as swelling and stiffness must be present for at least six weeks before the diagnosis is considered certain.RA is al ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Personnel protective equipment, aircraft rescue fire fighting, ARFF

ring garments that are too large or long requires additional energy to work with the excess weight, stiffness, and bulk. Wearing a garment that is too small or short will require additional energy to ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Current Treatment Strategies for Parkinson's Disease; Are the costs to the community of developing new treatment strategies justified?

in the brain . The disease is progressive and debilitating and is outwardly manifested in tremors, stiffness and rigidity, bradykinesia and postural instability. The disease affects everyone differen ... ity. This is so, where patients have a cyclical experience, undergoing periods of reduced movement, stiffness (akinesia) before drug treatment and dyskinesias & other side effects after treatment, ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


n Community = strict, old generation, conventional.4.Scaffold (Chapter 2)Moral Discipline = Puritan stiffness rules5.Small Cottage (Chapter 5: Hester at Her Needle, p. 68 )Alienated = living far from ...

(3 pages) 5574 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


oms are:Physical:-chorea; inability to control involuntary random movements.-lisp, or word slurring-stiffness in muscles and back.-weight loss, due to the inability to control chewing and swallowing.- ...

(6 pages) 1099 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Meningococcal Disease

(1 pages) 746 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


t weatherproofing infill walls.•Both have triangulated bracing between the roof trusses to add stiffness and stability.•They both have large columnsThese structures differ from modern timber ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Simple Harmonic Motion: Vibrating String

xtended by a length y,i.e F= ky where k is constant known as the force constant, spring constant or stiffness factor. Its unit is Newton per meter.The force for the suspended wire depends on the accel ...

(4 pages) 3268 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Marketing Plan

for a new sports equipment product.The product I will be marketing is a brand new ski that changes stiffness depending on the terrain sensed. Although developed and manufactured here in the United St ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing