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