leanness


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Rock climbing is a sport in which leanness and low body weight are commonly considered advantageous (Goddard & Neumann, 1993; Horst, 2003, 2008).
Athletes in leanness sports face pressure to achieve an ideal body shape (19).
In Part 2 of the leanness research, I use scored and graded long-term inventory data from Part 1 but sorted and combined with additional data in support of four special-topic studies.
For example, Olivardia (2001) proposed that muscle dysmorphia be defined with three key criteria: a) a person is preoccupied with a lack of muscularity and leanness, b) the primary focus is a concern with lack of muscularity rather than level of fat, and c) this preoccupation causes distress that is clinical in social, occupational, or other areas considered important.
Imports of pork from both the United States and Brazil will resume in the coming weeks from pre-approved suppliers that have guaranteed that ractopamine, a feed additive used to promote growth and leanness, has not been used, said Sergey Dankvert, the head of the Russian agency.
The aforementioned definition can then be simplified by a researcher into five key elements of agility that represent flexibility, speed, leanness, learning and responsiveness.
Suffolk-sired lambs had the most rapid gains, were 10 to 16 pounds heavier, and had the most desirable leanness at the end of the postweaning feedlot trial," says David Notter, professor emeritus in the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Among specific topics are Web applications for outsourcing logistics services, measuring the impact of tools on the leanness of electronic procurement processes, monitoring and warning mechanisms of supply coordination in assembly system under delivery uncertainty, using radio-frequency identification technologies to electronically enable logistics supply chains, and a University of Greenwich case study of cloud computing.
Effective April 8, Russia banned almost all imports of Mexican beef because of concerns that Mexican producers had not complied with a commitment to refrain from using the animal-feed additive ractopamine, used to promote leanness in animals raised for their meat.
The discovery prompted Froguel to commence his study of obesity and the genetic makeup of individuals who suffer from both extreme obesity as well as extreme leanness.
Above all else, the cultural imperatives of efficiency, productivity and leanness must be emphasized.
At the end of the day, the Ariel Atom is a perfect experiment in automotive speed, engineering wizardry and leanness, which makes it the best car in the world if that's all you care about.
They must explore meaningful change across their entire organization--reviewing strategic business and operating models, target customer segments, product portfolios, distribution strategy, IT capability, cost structure, organizational leanness, and other elements of their overall business.
Yes, my other mentor in the world of leanness, Sandy Munro, would rail against the use of threaded fasteners, but as this is for example only, I'm sure it is permissible.