Stretching has traditionally been an integral part of pre-game and practice warm-up routines. Today, most coaches employ a multimodal warm-up routine, that is, aerobic exercise (running), stretching, and ballistic (bouncing or hopping) movements. The conventional wisdom behind stretching is that it helps prepare the muscles for maximum effort, and helps to prevent injuries.
At Texas Children's Hospital, in addition to the care and safety of our patients, we also view the safety of everyone visiting and working in our hospital to be a top priority. That's why before opening outpatient services at the Pavilion for Women, we conducted realistic, emergency response simulation sessions to give our team valuable hands-on response experience in our new facility.
Tobacco smoke either causes or makes worse most breathing problems of children. The smoke that an unborn baby is exposed to when the mother smokes or breathes in other people's smoke is even worse.
As the president of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production, I have had the opportunity to travel the world and meet people from all walks of life. My travels have taken me to some of the biggest cities and the most impoverished communities too.