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aggressiveness

The disposition of offensiveness, in which a forceful approach to sporting encounter is adopted in contest and competitive play, but with no intent to harm or likelihood of harming another ...

aggressive

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

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2013

... Exhibiting attacking or hostile behaviour, which can lead to...

aggressive environments

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

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2013

... environments Locations where acid rain, corrosive gas/liquids, chemical/industrial pollutants, etc occur or are present. These elements can cause damage to materials such as concrete, steel, and...

periodontitis, aggressive

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A Dictionary of Dentistry

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Current Version:
2010
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Medicine and health, Dentistry
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205 words

...and addressing any predisposing risk factors. A 7 day course of adjunctive antibiotics such as metronidazole and amoxicillin can improve the short-term clinical outcomes. See also periodontitis, aggressive; classification of periodontal disease . periodontitis, aggressive (© Dr. D MacCarthy; Dublin Dental School & Hospital) periodontitis, aggressive, on radiograph (© Dr. D MacCarthy; Dublin Dental School & Hospital) ...

aggressive behaviour

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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
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... behaviour . Behaviour directed towards causing physical injury to another person must clearly be labelled as aggressive, but beyond that hard core the boundaries of aggressive behaviour or aggression are shady. Behaviour causing psychological harm to another is usually included, but the question of intent is crucial: accidental injury is not usually considered aggressive. However even here there is room for latitude: driving a car which causes injury to others may be described as aggressive driving. But aggressive behaviour should not be used as a...

aggressive rehabilitation

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

... rehabilitation Rehabilitation that encourages the early mobilization of injured athletes. Although complete immobilization may be necessary in the initial stages of an injury, prolonged immobilization can result in loss of muscle strength and chronic joint stiffness. Early mobilization, on the other hand, accelerates recovery by promoting tissue healing. It also helps the injured athlete maintain coordination and sports-related motor...

dysfunctional aggressive behaviour

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

...aggressive behaviour Aggressive or assertive behaviour that interferes with attaining a goal. A footballer who intentionally fouls an opponent rather than intercept the ball is guilty of dysfunctional aggressive behaviour. Compare functional aggressive behaviour...

functional aggressive behaviour

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

...aggressive behaviour Aggressive or assertive behaviour (such as rebounding, stealing, shot-blocking in basketball) that facilitates a successful performance. Compare dysfunctional aggressive performance...

aggressive cue theory

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2016

... cue theory Theory proposed by Leonard Berkowitz ( 1926–2016 ) that acts of aggression are influenced by the presence of socially learnt cues or environmental situations, which make committing aggression...

oral–aggressive character

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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2015

...aggressive character n . In psychoanalysis , a personality type resulting from fixation ( 2 ) at the oral sadistic phase and sublimation of the impulses of that phase in later life. It is characterized by aggressiveness, exploitativeness, ambition, and envy. Also called an oral–aggressive personality...

Nyambe Moves Away from Aggressive Men

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A Dictionary of African Mythology

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2002

...Moves Away from Aggressive Men (Lozi/Zambia) Nyambe (Mulimu) is God, the supreme being, the creator and origin of all things. He is superior to all spirits, is omniscient and omnipotent. He controls the universe, including the lives and fortunes of humankind. All members of the royal family have divine ancestry through their descent from Mbuyu, the daughter of Nyambe. The three parts of Lozi religion consist of Nyambe, the spirits of the ancestors, and the shadows or spirits. The first man, Kamunu, was punished by Nyambe for killing and eating animals....

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