Board Meeting January 9, 2018
Participants: Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Sarah Krug, Tyson Ortiz Mike Robkin, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods, Matthew Holt, Dave Dolton, Janice McMullan, Minutes approved Election Results The Board congratulated Burt Rosen, Pres Elect and Janice McCallum, Secretary The Board recognized the service of Nancy Finn who served as secretary for over six years and the outstanding presidency this year of Joe Ternullo The Board welcomed several new Board members. They include: Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Dave Dolton, Matthew Holt, Jan Oldenburg and Parika (Pinky) Petaipimol Treasurer’s Report/Membership Report, John Grohol Our finances are doing well with several new corporate sponsors. We also no longer pay a monthly salary to the JOPM editorial assistant with the JOPM/JMIR merger. Membership, John Grohol, Tyson Ortiz Our membership numbers have increased but we are also losing members when they come up for renewal. The membership committee including Burt Rosen and Judy Danielson will be working over the next month to analyze why people are leave the organization and to identify our strengths and weaknesses. They will begin to build a team that will structure a sustainable membership program with aggressive recruitment and retention. A new membership survey will be sent out. The membership team is looking for additional volunteers to assist with this effort. Advocacy Update, Nancy Finn The Ad...
In the first six months of 2018, 28.5 million Americans were uninsured—20.1 million fewer than 2010, the year the Affordable Care Act was signed into law by then-President Barack Obama, according to data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The distribution of new coverage, however, is uneven, as shown in the data for states that expanded Medicaid coverage compared to those that did not. (Alexandre Tanzi, Bloomberg News)
ConclusionsThis study suggests that pattern of physical activity can influence its efficacy on muscle and bone health.
AbstractPurposeTo examine effects of the peak torque angle (PTA) on the bilateral deficit (BD) index at two low velocities of contraction.MethodsTwenty young men performed right and left knee concentric extension –flexion (1 set, 5 repetitions) unilaterally and bilaterally in an isokinetic dynamometer at 30°/s and 60°/s. The peak torque (PT) from right, left and bilateral tests and their respective PTA were registered. Two BD indexes were determined as the bilateral PT divided by the summation of right a nd left PT (BDI1) and by the summation of left and right torque values found at the bilateral PTA (BDI2). ...
CONCLUSION: MMA remains a rare cerebrovascular disease in Europe and requires multidisciplinary care. Epidemiological analysis showed differences with the Asian population, especially the predominance of ischemic forms in adults. PMID: 30447881 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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