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The joints of the upper and lower limbs contain an abundance of ligaments positioned in various directions. Seven major ligaments stabilize the knee joint (Fig. 1.7b,c). Tearing of one or two of these ligaments result in increasing mobility and instability of the knee. A news article in the November 15, 1998, issue of the New York Times illustrates this point. The article tells the story of Jason Sehorn, an emerging star of the Giants football team who had landed awkwardly on one knee during an exhibition game with the Jets on August 20. His lower leg lay flat on the ground sideways and his thigh was perpendicular to it. Here is how Sehorn describes the diagnosis The doctor came over and grabbed my knee and twisted it in one way. He looked me right in the eye and said, 'They took your a.c.l. (anterior cruciate ligament).' Then he turned it the other way. He said, 'They got your m.c.l. (medial collateral ligament)'. Ligaments are crucial for the strength of the body structure and the...
Succeeds in chasing off the original female, she will generally kill any chicks from the previous matings so that the male ja-canas will be free to tend new sets of eggs. The new female will also peck at the male's neck and back to show her dominance. Males crouch and lower their heads in response. Jacana territories are usually about the size of half a football field.
To what extent can we lump together what goes on when you try to recall (1) your name (2) how you kick a football and (3) the present location of your car keys If we use introspective evidence as a guide, the first seems an immediate automatic response. The second may require constructive internal replay prior to our being able to produce a verbal description. The third quite likely involves complex operational responses under the control of some general strategy system. Is any unitary search process, with a single set of characteristics and input-output relations, likely to cover all these cases (Reitman, 1970, p. 485)
Content-based dictionaries are generally comprised of word categories that the researcher created based on more or less empirically supported intuitions of what words are indicative of certain themes (e.g., the word football is indicative of the theme sport). Hence, content dictionaries always have a subjective and culture-bound component (Shapiro, 1997). Markers of linguistic style, however, are generally associated with relatively common contentfree words, such as pronouns, articles, prepositions, conjunctives, and auxiliary words also referred to as particles (Miller, 1995). Particles are easier to handle because their meaning is less ambiguous, less context bound, and more determined by grammatical rules. In the English language, there are fewer than 200 commonly used particles, yet they account for over half the words we use.
The House of Lords, the most senior appeal court in the UK, does appear to be hostile towards claims by the emergency services for psychiatric injury suffered while in the course of their duty in the aftermath of a disaster. In Alcock v. Chief Constable of South Yorkshire (1992) the House of Lords had the opportunity to review the law in this area and to identify restricted circumstances in which a claim can succeed. This was the Hillsborough football disaster. A number of claims for psychiatric harm were made from a variety of people. Some were present at the incident and others had family or friends at the football grounds. The House of Lords refused all claims and identified factors that must be present in determining whether an individual could recover compensation. These were the proximity in time and space to the negligent incident the proximity of the relationship with the party who was a victim of the incident (this will depend on the existence of a close tie of love and...
The surgeon should also evaluate a return to sports based on the potential for contact. High-contact sports place the joint and bone at risk. One can differentiate, however, between the safety of ice skating versus the heavy contact in hockey. Similar contact-intensive sports such as football and rugby are also best avoided. High impact may also result from uncontrolled falls. Although skiing and surfing are not discouraged for experienced athletes, the intensity of the activities should be modified based on preoperative proficiency 10 .
Atraumatic instability can occur due to overuse or repetitive motion. This is a common complaint in athletes who participate in sports involving repetitive hip rotation with axial loading (ie, figure skating, gold, football, baseball, martial arts, ballet, gymnastics, and so forth). The history provides the greatest clues to the diagnosis because patients can usually describe the motion that causes the pain such as swinging a golf club during a drive or throwing a football toward the sideline. These repetitive stresses may directly injure the iliofemoral ligament or labrum and alter the balance of forces in the hip. These abnormal forces cause increased tension in the joint joint capsule, which can lead to capsular redundancy, painful labral injury, and subsequent microinstability. On physical examination, patients will usually experience anterior hip pain while in the prone position with passive hip extension and external rotation 1,7 .
The young colony is flat and compact, eventually forming a small mound that enlarges to the size of a football. Zooids cover the entire outer surface, producing slimy mucus with a distinctive, sharp odor. The interior of the colony is a clear, gelatinous mass consisting mostly of water. Individual zooids have red pigment around the mouth and two conspicuous white spots on the lophophore. Only one type of statoblast is formed buoyant, discoid, approximately 0.04 in (1 mm) in diameter with hooked spines radiating from the periphery.
We then shift back to the perspective of the person doing the assembly, for the verb align. Note that the shift of perspective to the guide screw was prepared by its receipt of secondary attention as the object of insert. In other contexts, we may make even stronger shifts between actors, as when a football announcer describes a play by first taking the perspective of the quarterback, then the rusher, then the receiver, and finally the defense tackler.
Traumatic tears in athletes can occur from an isolated event, or more commonly from repetitive trauma 2 . Traumatic hip dislocations are also susceptible to labral tears. Acetabular fractures that occurred from football injuries have also been associated with labral tears 2,11 . Acetabular labral tearing from repetitive trauma during sport-specific activity has been demonstrated 11,12 . Hip injuries in golfers from repetitive golf swing show anterior labral tears with delamination of the adjacent cartilage 12 .
Change environment, organisations need time to manage and absorb the change. This requires clear direction from management, good communication and senior staff keeping in touch with grass roots. Callan (cited in Brown and Campbell, 1994) notes that police organisations can use the concept of stress to blame an individual's failure, rather than implicate organisational structures, and seek to indemnify themselves against corporate failures. The case of the Hillsborough football disaster (where many people were killed and injured in the crush of fans attempting to get into a penned area of the stadium) provides an example of the singling out of individuals upon whom to lay blame. It also illustrates some issues with respect to the suffering of PTSD which are discussed later in terms of legal remedies.
Hip pain in the recreational to elite athlete in both men and women can result from either acute injury or repetitive hip-demanding activity, affecting athletic participation. These sports-specific injuries are seen in multiple sports, including cutting activities (football, soccer), repetitive rotational activities (golfers, martial artists), dancers, and skaters.