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The Role the Brain Plays in Muscle Fatigue

How much we’re able to voluntarily activate the muscles is dependent upon will power and motivation or physical condition as well as the degree of muscle fatigue. The latter in particular contributes to measurable and noticeable impairments in performance. Muscle fatigue research has for a long time largely been limited to changes in the muscle… Read More »

A Different ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Plays the Same Character in Both ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Paramount/Getty Images/20th Century Fox John Reid may not be a name as embedded in the lore of popular music history as “Elton John” or “Queen,” but he’s a key figure in the story of both of those classic acts. And, weirdly enough, the cinematic connection of Reid—in last year’s Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, and this… Read More »

Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »

South African musician plays guitar during brain surgery

His skull still open, a South African musician with a brain tumor played several notes on his guitar during a successful operation to remove most of the growth. Musa Manzini’s guitar-playing helped guide the medical team in their delicate task while preserving neural pathways, said Dr. Rohen Harrichandparsad, one of the neurosurgeons. Manzini was given… Read More »