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Scientists propose new approach to hitting the gym
James Cook University sports scientists are warning that fatigue from weight training can carry over to endurance training and the two activities must be better coordinated to maximise athletes' performance. (2017-07-26)

How to combine 'leg day' with running
James Cook University scientists in Australia say they have the solution for a problem gym-goers have when they combine endurance and weight training. (2019-04-25)

Resuscitation training not compulsory in some UK medical schools
Researchers in this week's BMJ find that some UK medical schools do not provide compulsory resuscitation training and that the extent of training in other schools is variable, even though newly qualified doctors are expected to take part in resuscitation from their first day. (2001-07-06)

GP training should be extended
General practitioner training in the UK should be extended from 12 to 18 months to ensure that doctors have the necessary competencies and confidence to practice, suggest researchers in this week's BMJ. (2003-10-23)

Leading measurement training validated by National Skills Academy for Manufacturing
The National Skills Academy for Manufacturing announces that it has validated the dimensional measurement training framework designed by the National Physical Laboratory. This confirms that participants in the NPL training framework can be assured that it meets industry-recognized levels of competence designed to improve the prosperity of UK manufacturing companies. (2008-04-28)

Counselors are often unprepared to identify and treat race-based trauma
In a Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development study that included106 counseling professionals, 71% of participants reported working with clients who had symptoms associated with race-based trauma, but 67% indicated they had not received training to identify race-based trauma among individuals of color, and 81% indicated they had not received training to treat race-based trauma. (2018-01-08)

Top-rated research can improve the design and delivery of training
To be competitive in today's economy, corporations spend billions of dollars each year to train their employees. Yet only a tiny portion of this expense is invested in research and development to make training more effective. This book collects some of the most significant empirical research on training over a 30-year period from two major publications in the the human factors/ergonomics discipline. (2001-02-07)

Parkinson's: Treadmill training improves movement
Treadmill training can be used to help people with Parkinson's disease achieve better walking movements, say researchers. In a systematic review of the evidence, Cochrane researchers concluded treadmill training could be used to improve specific gait parameters in Parkinson's patients. (2010-01-19)

GPs need more training to help patients with depression
General practitioners may require more extensive training and support to acquire skills to help patients with depression, finds a study in this week's BMJ. (2002-04-18)

Virtual reality: Keyhole surgeons training could help meet European working time directives
Trainee surgeons who add virtual-reality training to standard (2009-01-20)

'No time to exercise' is no excuse
A new study, published in the Journal of Physiology, shows that short bursts of very intense exercise -- equivalent to only a few minutes per day -- can produce the same results as traditional endurance training. (2006-09-18)

Medical training reforms may have dire consequences
Current reforms of medical training may have dire consequences for the future of the medical profession and patients, warn researchers at Bristol University in this week's BMJ. (2004-07-08)

Memory training builds upon strategy use
Researchers from Åbo Akademi University, Finland, and Umeå University, Sweden, have for the first time obtained clear evidence of the important role strategies have in memory training. Training makes participants adopt various strategies to manage the task, which then affects the outcome of the training. (2019-10-25)

Attitudes hinder gay and lesbian medical trainees
Canadian gay and lesbian medical students and residents often feel they must balance the risk of disclosing their sexual orientation against enduring homophobic attitudes or even damaging their career. (2000-02-07)

How do you really feel about the cake? Emotional awareness promotes healthier eating
As obesity rates rise, health professionals and policy makers scramble to help consumers resist unhealthy eating choices, often focusing on better labeling and improved nutritional knowledge. According to a new study in the Journal of Marketing Research, however, training people to pay attention to their emotions is a far more powerful strategy. (2014-11-11)

Body builders aren't necessarily the strongest athletes
An increase in muscle size with exercise may not be directly related to an increase in muscle strength, according to a recent analysis of the literature. (2016-11-03)

MCW Medical Scientist Training Program receives federal funding
The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a five-year, $1.5 million training grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of General Medicine Sciences to fund MCW's Medical Scientist Training Program. The MSTP provides clinical and research training as an educational foundation for future academic physician scientists. (2015-07-20)

Benefits of cognitive training in dementia patients unclear
Positive effects of cognitive training in healthy elderly people have been reported, but data regarding its effects in patients with dementia is unclear. (2017-02-22)

UK trauma care under threat
Delivery of trauma care in Britain is threatened by a lack of training opportunities and a dedicated service infrastructure within the NHS, say doctors in this week's BMJ. (2006-04-06)

One-month worth of memory training results in 30 minutes
A significant part of working memory training effects is a result of a fast development of task-specific strategies during training, rather than an increase in working memory capacity. (2018-03-07)

How does neurodevelopment affect diseases in adulthood?
A total of 48 doctoral candidates at FAU will conduct research in a new Research Training Group, GRK 2162 'Neurodevelopment and CNS vulnerability.' The Research Training Group, which will allow FAU to explore in a new direction, has been approved by the German Research Foundationfor an initial period of four and a half years, during which time it will receive 4.3 million euros in funding. (2016-02-01)

New research shows runners can improve health and performance with less training
The new 10-20-30 training concept can improve both a person's running performance and health, despite a significant reduction in the total amount of training. This is the conclusion of a study from University of Copenhagen researchers just published in the renowned scientific Journal of Applied of Physiology. (2012-05-31)

Resistance training and exercise-motivation go hand-in-hand
A recent study conducted in the University of Jyväskylä suggests that resistance training improves exercise motivation and contributes to making exercise planning among older adults. Exercise motivation and exercise self-efficacy are key factors in continuing resistance training. (2018-08-16)

Use weights, not aerobics, to ease back pain
People who use weight training to ease their lower back pain are better off than those who choose other forms of exercise such as jogging. (2008-12-11)

Training carers reduces stroke burden and saves money
Training carers of disabled stroke patients in basic nursing skills improves quality of life and saves money, according to two studies in this week's BMJ. (2004-05-06)

Simple checklists could improve child protection
Simple checklists and structured forms could help healthcare professionals pick up child abuse more effectively, suggests research published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. (2006-03-22)

Researchers find little benefit to toilet training before 27 months of age
There are few advantages to starting toilet training in children younger than 27 months of age, according to researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Below that age, children took much longer to become toilet trained, and were not more likely to complete training earlier, than children who started training at a later age. (2003-04-07)

Physical training helps women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormonal disorder that affects 5 to 10 percent of the female population of fertile age, often experience sexual dysfunction and low self-esteem, but a new study shows that physical resistance training can help. (2015-05-18)

Intensive training may not be as bad for young women as previously thought
Intensive training may not stunt young women's physical development as we have been led to believe. Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Professor Nicolo Maffulli of Keele University and Dr Adam Baxter-Jones of the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, contend that this widely held view is not supported by the available evidence. (2002-02-04)

Traditional strength training vs jump training for physically inactive young adults
The aim of this study was to compare the effects of 4-weeks of Traditional Resistance Training versus Plyometric Jump Training programs on the muscular fitness of sedentary and physically inactive participants. (2020-06-30)

Long neglected nutritional training for doctors at all levels needed now
The profession must take advantage of changes in medical education to ensure that all health professionals, but especially gut specialists, are given adequate training in nutrition, urge Dr. Penny Nield and colleagues, in the launch issue of Frontline Gastroenterology, the new quarterly companion journal to Gut. (2010-03-17)

Interval training may shed more pounds than continuous moderate intensity workout
Interval training may shed more pounds than a continuous moderate intensity workout, suggests a pooled analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. (2019-02-14)

Is science stuck in the middle ages?
This week's editorial discusses some of the problems that biomedical scientists face in their career paths as the structure of research is changing from small-scale investigator-led research to large-scale (2003-07-31)

The effectiveness of online cannabis responsible vendor training program
A new study on the quality of online responsible marijuana vendor for cannabis (RMV) training has just been released. The study used an online RMV training that was developed in consultation with state regulators, store personnel, and local law enforcement in Colorado and Washington state. The training focused on knowledge of state statutes and regulations, ID checking, the health effects of marijuana, customer service practices (including recognizing intoxicated patrons), and rules of the trade. (2018-09-16)

Training GPs to manage obesity does not affect weight loss
The usefulness of providing training in obesity management to general practice teams is questioned by researchers in this week's BMJ. (2003-11-06)

The retention effect of training
Company training increases the loyalty of its employees. Loyalty also increases if the training improves the employees' chances on the labour market. (2020-04-15)

Behavioral treatment may reverse brain changes that occur with cocaine use and help prevent relapse
The findings from this study indicate that behavioral-based treatment approaches have the potential to reverse or lessen the harmful neurobiological and behavioral consequences of chronic drug use. (2003-05-23)

Exercise training in ordinary people affects the activity of 500 genes
A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm shows that hundreds of genes in the thigh muscle are activated in regular cycle training. The study also reveals that great differences in training response may be due to the ability in some people to activate their genes much more forcefully. The study is published May 2 in FASEB Journal. (2005-05-02)

DFG approves additional six research training groups
Following the meeting of the Grants Committee for Research Training Groups on 22 April 2005, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG) has approved funding for an additional six new Research Training Groups. (2005-05-25)

Study suggests intervention for overcoming reading-comprehension difficulties in children
Effective reading requires recognizing words and also understanding what they mean. Between 7-10 percent of children have specific reading-comprehension difficulties. These children can read text aloud accurately but do not understand what they have just read. A new study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, identifies a training program which may help children overcome reading-comprehension difficulties. (2010-08-02)

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