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Subject: Music

This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

state anxiety inventory

state anxiety inventory  

(SAI)A test of state anxiety that consists of 20 questions related to how the subject feels.
abilities-to-skill transfer

abilities-to-skill transfer  

The effect of practising an ability on the learning and performance of a skill. For example, there is likely to be some positive transfer when a gymnast who has developed the abilities of balance, ...
modified release

modified release  

(sustained release) describing an oral drug formulation that releases the active component slowly over a long period.
piperazine

piperazine  

An anthelmintic drug. Piperazines are a class of compounds with a core piperazine group; many have useful pharmacological properties.
maximal oxygen uptake

maximal oxygen uptake  

The maximum amount of oxygen that a person can extract from the atmosphere and then transport and use in tissues. Maximal oxygen uptake is estimated as the maximum volume of oxygen voluntarily ...
compression illness

compression illness  

An illness that results from an increase in the pressure within gas-containing body spaces (see barotraumas, caisson disease).
cadence

cadence  

The stride (or step) frequency during walking or running, i.e. the number of strides (or steps) per unit time.
benzylpenicillin

benzylpenicillin  

The first of the penicillin family of antibiotics, still extensively used to treat streptococcal, gonococcal, and meningococcal infections.
bicondylar breadth

bicondylar breadth  

In anthropometry, the distance between the distal condyles of the femur; a measure of breadth across the knee.
blood chemistry tests

blood chemistry tests  

Blood tests that measure the levels of chemicals in the blood (e.g. glucose, lactate, or performance-enhancing drugs).
cardiac index

cardiac index  

Cardiac output divided by the estimated body surface area; an index which relates cardiac output to body size.
arm horizontal extension

arm horizontal extension  

Movement of the arms from the front horizontal position to the side horizontal position.
arm horizontal flexion

arm horizontal flexion  

Movement of the arm from a side horizontal position to a front horizontal position.
anaerobic power test

anaerobic power test  

A test, such as the Margaria staircase test and the sargent jump test, which measures explosive power.
anabolic agents

anabolic agents  

Drugs used to improve muscle growth and repair. They are on the World Anti-Doping Agency's 2005 Prohibited List.
ankle joint mortice

ankle joint mortice  

The articular surface of the ankle joint formed by the tibia and fibula engaging with the talus.
anterior-posterior chest depth

anterior-posterior chest depth  

In anthropometry, the depth of the chest at the mesosternale level (an anatomical landmark on the sternum).
applicability

applicability  

The degree to which experimental data acquired by a naturalistic approach may be applied to other studies and situations.
adrenergic antagonist

adrenergic antagonist  

A drug, such as an alpha blocker or beta blocker, which blocks or inhibits the activity of adrenoceptors.
affective learning

affective learning  

In sport, learning that focuses on behavioural and emotional components of performance, including focusing techniques, self-confidence, and sportsmanship.

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