Tag Archives: uf research

Teched-Out Mouthguard Sports Medical Benefits

By on September 11th, 2015 | Last updated: September 14, 2015 at 6:20 pm

University of Florida researchers have begun developing mouthguards aimed at monitoring player vitals, including concussions, dehydration and heat stroke. The mouthguards are in the prototype phase, and researchers hope to begin testing next year.

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Clamping Down On Corporal Punishment

By on January 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: January 23, 2015 at 3:13 pm

UF researchers recommend abolishing paddling in the school system. If corporal punishment is banned, they suggest using positive intervention and support.

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Research Shows Paddling Still Prevalent in Florida Schools

By on January 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: January 23, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Many school districts that allow corporal punishment are in Florida’s northern rural counties, with Suwannee near the top of the list. A team of University of Florida researchers is calling for an immediate end to paddling, a source of increased dropouts and lawsuits, according to a research study.

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Brain Exercises May Improve Cognition in Older Adults

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.

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Mouse holds genetic key to regeneration

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:03 am

An African mouse’s ability to regenerate body parts may have implications for medical treatment in humans, according to a recent study by UF researchers.

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