Agricultural extension

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  • Career Interview Questions

    Retired Professional Interview The agricultural and extension education profession has changed and developed over time. As a future worker in this career, I need to know more about the agricultural and extension education profession and how it developed with time. In order to fully understand that, I interviewed the retired extension worker in Mississippi State. He is known as one of the top soybean specialists in the US. This interview took place on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Starbucks on Highway 12 in Starkville, Mississippi. My interviewee was Dr. Alan Blaine, who co-founded the Southern Ag Consulting with two of his graduate students in 2008. Furthermore, he co-founded the Alliance Ag Risk Management in 2009. Besides the two companies, he manages his own timber, hay, and cattle farm. Dr. Blaine has a doctorate in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology from Mississippi State University. He earned his master’s in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology, and a bachelor’s in Animal Science from Mississippi State University. In the agricultural and extension education career Dr. Blaine spent nearly 27 years from his entire life. He started his profession in 1982, and he retired in 2008. During Dr. Blaine’s career at MSU…

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  • Case Summary: Hamstring Injuries In Football

    Being a biarticular muscle group it may be stretched to extremes. When hamstring tears occur during kicking, either slow or fast movement, it involves concurrent hip flexion and knee extension. At deceleration, these muscles will contract, while being promptly lengthened. Therefore, they are performing eccentric contractions (Garrett et al, 1990.). It is well established that repeated eccentric contractions have the potential to damage muscle fibres (Armstrong et al,…

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  • Elbow Joint Research Paper

    Movement: -The positioning of the bones forming the elbow joint produce the hinge synovial joint. This allows the elbow to make extensions and flexion. The extension involves the Triceps brachii and anconeus (the continuation of the tricep brachii). Flexion is involving the; Brachialis, biceps brachii, and brachioradialis. - The bending of a joint part so that the angle decreases and the two parts come closer together, it called Flexion. The straitening of a joint increasing the two parts to…

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  • Biomechanics Of Kicking In Soccer Essay

    joints and segments, and the gravitational force. The hip joint flexes doubles that of knee joint extension movements, and the smaller movement are associated with the planter flexion of ankle joint. There is a very little attention given to the examining the support leg / non kicking foot. A skilled soccer player executes a maximal instep generated flexion/extension joint movement 4, 3.2, 2.2 Nm/kg for hip, knee, ankle joint respectively where as the support leg knee, ankle and hip joint are…

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  • Achilles Tenon Analysis

    The Achilles tendon is located at the back part of the heel. The tendon receives blood supply from three sources: the musculo-tendinous junction, the paratenon and distally at the tendon insertion to the bone. (Karlsson 2015) The Achilles joins the heel bone to your calf muscles, with its main purpose is plantar flexion, which is the bending of the foot downwards at the ankle. The average age of a person suffering this injury is twenty-nine to forty with a large majority of all patients being…

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  • Lumbar Spine

    Copra Pose: Extension of the Lumbar Spine: Also seen in Bridge Pose and Wheel Pose, Bow Pose, Pigeon Pose and Camel Pose. The degree of back bend will depend on the amount of space between each vertebra of the lumbar spine. The greater the space the greater the degree of back bend. Also the shape of the vertebra also plays a factor as some of the spinous process’ can be bent in angles that either restrict the angle of lumbar curve or increase it. There are other skeletal differences…

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  • Lumbar Spine: A Case Study

    physical therapy for right knee 3 X 4. The prior review noted that Nancy from Dr. Kohan’s office explained that this request for additional physiotherapy for the right knee 3x4 is a typographical error. The latest progress report and appeal to UR indicated that the patient did report significant amount of improvement in regard to ROM and functional capacity from prior chiropractic treatment and PT. However, as per guidelines there are no clearly defined goals and patient’s progress in meeting…

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  • Karate Activity Observation

    The person performing the activity I observed is a 24-year-old male who stands 5 feet 9 and a half inches and weighs 145 pounds. His ethnicity or race is half-Vietnamese and half-Filipino. He wears glasses, has a thin petite build and a trim figure. He played soccer before, continues to go workout a few times a week, and is taking a karate class which lasts 2 hours per week so I know that he is somewhat fit. I could say that his body posture is not “normal” because his back is a little bit…

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  • Tibia Fracture Case Study

    AIMS AND OBJECTIVES 1. To study lower third tibia fracture patterns. 2. To study the management of these fractures by Ender’s nailing and its functional outcome. 3. To study various complications in patients managed by Ender’s nailing 4. To set guidelines for management of these fractures. REVIEW OF LITERATURE HISTORICAL REVIEW Fractures have been recognized and treated as long as recorded history. History of fracture and its knowledge dates back to Egyptian…

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  • Achilles Tendinitis Research Paper

    What is Achilles Tendinitis? The Achilles tendon in the back of your foot is the tendon that assists with a variety of activities. When you run, stand, jump or walk, this tendon is making all of that possible. When this tendon becomes sore or swollen from an injury or overuse, it's called Achilles Tendinitis. There are two kinds of Achilles Tendinitis. One kind of tendinitis impacts the bottom portion of the tendon, and this kind of pain and swelling can occur in people who have had an injury…

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