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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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Anthropometric measurements such as chest circumference and chest expansion were taken and the following muscle function tests were done to all the study participants.
In addition, in a post-hoc analysis, 89 percent of the CAP-1002 treated patients who were more severely impaired demonstrated sustained or improved skeletal muscle function at 12 months, as compared to none of the participants in the control group.
Following these findings on aging mice, the team performed another study, also evaluating the impact of urolithin A on muscle function in young rats.
Muscle function was assessed during the pre test familiarization session, just before exercise, then immediately, 24 h, 48 h and 72 h following exercise.
Through simultaneous examination of the brain and muscle function it is apparent that when participating in highly cognitive tasks, brain resources are divided which may accelerate the development of physical fatigue.
He said that in HRT users, the different myonuclei arrangement optimises cellular level protein transport that leads to improved muscle function.
Lower levels in the blood are also a risk factor for osteoporosis, impaired muscle function and an increased risk of falls and fractures.
Of gait analysis, he said it provides comprehensive information on skeletal alignment and muscle function to diagnose walking disorders.
Armand Keating at the University of Toronto and Toronto's Princess Margaret Hospital, now suggests that umbilical cord cells outperform bone marrow cells in improving heart muscle function.
This two-volume set is distinguished by its emphasis on normal muscle function as well as changes evident in pathology or disease.
In the standard mouse model of DMD, biglycan reduced muscle damage and muscle degeneration and helped improve muscle function.
In addition, smooth muscle function (endothelium-independent vasodilation) is reduced after acute exhaustive resistance exercise in obese compared to lean sedentary adults and is associated with waist circumference.