Anthony Banks

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OBJECTIVE To determine if creep developed in the lumbar viscoelastic tissues during a period of static flexion elicited changes in the muscular responses of the flexion-relaxation phenomenon. BACKGROUND Static lumbar flexion is a risk factor in workers, yet the physiological biomechanical and histological processes active in the evolution of the(More)
Either 15 or 30 mg/kg of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9-THC) was administered to pregnant rats by gastric intubation from Day 2 through Day 22 of gestation. Pair-fed and nontreated groups served as controls and all treated and control litters were surrogate fostered at birth to untreated dams. When treated and control male and female offspring were(More)
Carmarthen Bay, UK, regularly supports internationally important numbers (>16,000) of non-breeding Common Scoters Melanitta nigra. The spill of 72,000 tonnes of crude oil from the Sea Empress in 1996 affected birds both through direct mortality and likely pollution of key food resources. Numbers were greatly reduced following the spill, whilst changes in(More)
A 52-year-old man underwent an uneventful directional atherectomy of the left anterior descending coronary artery. Four months after the procedure unstable angina developed and on angiogram an aneurysm of the left anterior descending coronary artery was noted. The patient underwent bypass of the left anterior descending coronary artery. An attempt to(More)
Either 5 or 10 mg/kg of phencyclidine (PCP) in saline was administered by subcutaneous injection to gravid dams during the last two weeks of gestation. A pair-fed control group was administered the vehicle alone and allowed to eat and drink only the amount consumed by the 10 mg/kg group on the same gestation days. A nontreated control group was left(More)
Either 15 or 30 mg/kg of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9-THC) was administered from Day 2 through Day 22 of gestation. Pair-fed and nontreated groups served as controls and all treated and control litters were fostered at birth to untreated dams. When weighed at 57-60 days of age, pair-fed controls were significantly heavier than the nontreated,(More)
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