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From Today's Featured Entry: Ability
Ability refers to the mental (psychological), physical, or legal
competence to function in a specific way because of the
possession of appropriate skills and mental or physical fitness.
Physical abilities encompass many possible areas and can be
tested in many different ways. Examples include tests of balance
ability, tension ability (ability to pull, push, or lift), endurance ability
(i.e., how long one can do an activity for)... (Full article...)
Featured Blog Entry: Living with Disabilities: Ways to Live More Independently
According to statistics from England’s National Health Service,
around one in five adults in the UK are disabled and more
significantly, one million of these individuals live by themselves. As
particularly distressing as this latter statistic is, for many the
situation is further compounded by having the “obese” label added to
them. To qualify for this (if you’ll forgive this rather blunt term) your
Body Mass Index (BMI) needs to be above... (Full article...)
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