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It is noted that intensive repetitive activity or forceful use done on a daily basis does not allow the tissues a chance to recover.
People repetitively used their hands and some 60% of the work force came down with symptoms including fatigue and a variety of nervous conditions.
They recognized that frequent repetitive motion and vibration caused swelling, and this was an early recognition of one of the causative factors in cumulative trauma problems.
www.workinjuryhelp.com /ouch/mandel.htm   (2916 words)

 Fabulous Formless Darkness: Presidential Nominees and the Morass of Inquiry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This section tackles that question, first identifying the different levels of repetitiveness and then assessing the distribution of repetitiveness over the different categories of inquiry pursued in the questionnaires.
Patterns of repetitiveness in reporting conflicts of interest resemble those found in reporting property: multiple reporting periods, multiple subjects, and multiple types of information.
The repetitiveness results almost exclusively from the FBI's tendency to turn a single general question from the PDS into multiple specialized variations.
www.brookings.edu /press/review/spring2001/sullivan.htm   (2408 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Repetitive questions (for example, the real property questions) request information on the same subject but vary it along at least one dimension.
The greatest repetitive burden occurs on three topics: professional and educational background (64 percent over 61 questions), tax and financial information (66 percent over 32 questions), and legal and administrative proceedings (71 percent over 35 questions).
Under the last topic with serious repetitiveness, legal and administrative proceedings, reformulation could eliminate all but seven questions, reducing repetitiveness from 71 percent to 41 percent.
www.brook.edu /rios/data/sources/brookingsreview/527db5a4c4f8ff3b8000d0f40a141465.xml   (2380 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The prevalence of CTS among 652 active workers in jobs with specific hand force and repetitiveness characteristics was estimated.
The prevalence of CTS ranged from 0.6% among workers in low force-low repetitive jobs to 5.6% among workers in high force-high repetitive jobs.
When controlling for potential confounders, the odds ratio for the high force-high repetitive jobs was more than 15 (p less than.001) compared to the low force-low repetitive jobs.
www.personal.psu.edu /rjm395/MIS204-assignments/CarpalTunnel[1].doc   (301 words)

 Research in Data Compression
In an image there exists approximate repetitiveness of some areas, and this can be discovered by applying an approximate pattern matching with the quadratic distortion function.
In this context the repetitiveness and approximate repetitiveness are not only within a single frame, but also between two successive frames.
It turns out, however, that repetitiveness occurs but shifted in phase, so difficult to recognize in the time occurs but shifted in phase, so difficult to recognize in the time domain.
www.cs.purdue.edu /homes/spa/software.html   (1087 words)

 Gamerz-Edge Splinter Cell Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Aside from this complaint, my only other gripe was the repetitiveness of the levels.
Well, the repetitiveness of the game is a bit of a downer.
The drawbacks are its lack of N-Gage Arena compatibility and the repetitiveness of enemies and levels.
www.gamerz-edge.com /ngage/reviews/splintercell.html   (682 words)

 User:Crazyswordsman/Redundancy/funny version - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Redundancy is the use of superfluous text, speech, or items, repetitive text, speech, or items, that is more than what is required or is superfluous, repetitive, pleonastic, or more than required.
Redundancy (the use of superfluous text, speech, or items, repetitive text, speech, or items, that is more than what is required or is superfluous, repetitive, or more than required).
The state of being redundant and repeating; that is, being repetitive, otherwise known as redundancy, which it is also called.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/User:Crazyswordsman/Redundancy/funny_version   (2603 words)

 Tip: Use internal references in XML vocabularies
One of the biggest criticisms that traditional database experts level at XML is the fact that its hierarchical nature encourages the sort of repetitiveness that would be banished by relational normalization.
Sometimes repetitive data occurs when data can be reused, but reuse is not required.
With the ID method, be sure to maintain the validity of the document, and with the XPath method, watch out for situations where a modification causes the XPath to fail to select the expected result.
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/xml/library/x-tipvocab.html   (805 words)

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Even the staunchest defender of liturgical worship has to admit that the repetitiveness of liturgy leads to daydreaming.
There is comfort in the rhythm, the cadence, the ebb and flow of repetitiveness.
On the rare occasion when I was the liturgist, I noted that even 9 month olds would start to hunker down and snuggle under as soon as the first words of the prayer began and were pretty much quiet by the time the chords (discordant in my case) of the doxology sounded.
www.trinityaustin.com /papers/vox14.html   (1055 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Shirley Neitzel - The Dress I'll Wear to the Party at Epinions.com
I am well aware of the benefit of repetitive learning in a child and I use this method as often as possible; however, repetitiveness is not always a good thing.
Being repetitive, in my opinion, is not a compliment within a story book when the repeating is stretched to the max.
Repetitiveness is used throughout this book; however, a reader repetitively reading this book is highly unlikely.
www.epinions.com /content_173506662020   (1117 words)

 Repetition (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Repetition (music), the use of repetition in musical compositions
Repetition in weight training, the act of lifting and lowering a weight once in a controlled manner
Repetition as the most fundamental exercise in the Meisner acting technique
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Repetitiveness   (138 words)

 BioMed Central | Abstract | 1471-2105-7-541 | How repetitive are genomes?
Genome sequences vary strongly in their repetitiveness and the causes for this are still debated.
Here we propose a novel measure of genome repetitiveness, the index of repetitiveness, Ir, which can be computed in time proportional to the length of the sequences analyzed.
This reveals a broad spectrum of repetitiveness among diverse genomes which agrees qualitatively with previous studies of repeat content.
www.biomedcentral.com /1471-2105/7/541   (242 words)

 Dr. Müller Fall 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Repetitive verbal behaviors (RVBs) in various neurogenic disorders have a long history of attracting scholarly attention, and the literature shows an impressive number of categories and definitions of RVBs.
As well as repetitive behavioral patterns, such as the repetition of utterances, parts of utterances, or motor sequences, persons with, for example, dementia or brain damage secondary to closed head injury may also show patterns of topic repetitiveness or marked redundancy of information.
In contrast, the main concern of this presentation is the conversational embeddedness, and function, of RVBs and topic bias in conversations involving persons with and without dementia.
www.cacs.louisiana.edu /~maida/ICScolloqCurrent/fall04/nicoleFall04.html   (151 words)

 Rotten Tomatoes Forums - what are some good games for the gamecube?
Another common complaint is the levels blandness and repetitiveness.
The moves you learn later in the game are similar moves you have already learned with different colors added onto the same animation you've seen a hundred times.
Also in the repetitive department there are the enemies are almost exactly the same in nature.
www.rottentomatoes.com /vine/showthread.php?t=408163   (1587 words)

 2D-Pattern Matching Based Data Compression
The central theme of a lossy extension of Lempel-Ziv algorithm is the notion of approximate repetitiveness.
Somewhat surprisingly, this theme of exploiting approximate repetitiveness is uniformly applicable to multimedia data from various sources such as text, images, video, and even audio.
However, approximate repetitiveness can be hidden in various forms for different types of media.
www.cs.purdue.edu /homes/spa/Compression/2D-PMC.html   (542 words)

 Repetitiveness Of Languages Generated By Morphisms (ResearchIndex)
Abstract: We study the repetition of subwords in languages generated by morphisms.
First we give a simple proof for the fact that such a language is repetitive if and only if it is strongly repetitive (Ehrenfeucht and Rozenberg, 1983).
From this proof we obtain a structurally simple polynomial-time algorithm for deciding whether such a language is repetitive.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /26738.html   (419 words)

 Drama Princess » Blog Archive » Repetitiveness, stylisation and underacting
It looks like repetitive behaviour is a fact of life when working with virtual actors.
If animations are subtle, however, you will be far less likely to notice the repetition.
Perhaps the underacting that was typical for Hollywood films in the 40s and 50s could be inspiring as well.
www.tale-of-tales.com /DramaPrincess/wp/?p=52   (619 words)

 Dance Disaster Movement - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Bored with the repetitiveness and posturing that they saw in the post-punk/hardcore scene..
Bored with the repetitiveness and posturing that they saw in the post-punk/hardcore scene around them, the pair wanted to make music that was both visceral and danceable.
The mix of guitar and keyboard noise and tribal percussion in Dance Disaster Movement's music attracted Dim Mak Records, who signed the band and released their debut album We Are From Nowhere in early 2003.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,2515865,00.html   (288 words)

For example, the variable "work effort" can be defined conceptually as the amount of effort required to do the work, including speed, hardness, effort, dexterity, and repetitiveness.
Rules for assigning labels to properties of variables are the most important component of measurement, because poor rules can make the outcome meaningless.
It is difficult to measure concepts directly, e.g., "work effort," so what are usually measured are indicators of concepts, such as speed, repetitiveness, etc.
www.csulb.edu /~msaintg/ppa696/696meas.htm   (1211 words)

 SparkNotes: Waiting for Godot: Act I: Introduction & Pozzo and Lucky's Entrance
Also, the repetition of the story by the four gospels might allude to the repetitiveness of the action of the play.
The repetitiveness of the play is best illustrated by Estragon's repeated requests to leave, which are followed each time by Vladimir telling him that they cannot leave because they are waiting for Godot.
The exact repetition of the lines each time this dialogue appears, including the stage directions, reinforces the idea that the same actions occur over and over again and suggests that these actions happen more times than the play presents.
www.sparknotes.com /lit/godot/section1.html   (772 words)

 Art & Design
The mass media relies on public participation and vice versa, therefore, I rely on public participation for my work to be derived and participated in.
I am using the repetitiveness of craft processes to simulate the repetitiveness of consumer habit and also contradict the impersonal, heteronymous quality of contemporary U.S. consumerism.
In my work, I emphasize the absurdity of contemporary consumption and poke fun at my cultural existence physically and mentally in hopes of luring others to also participate in a self-referential critique.
www.siue.edu /ART/galleries/textiles_grad/Holtz/index.html   (163 words)

 Topic Review Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Figure it out: eighteen holes of golf means eighteen broken tees...maybe sixteen or seventeen if the golfer is really lucky and gets a second hit on one or two of his tees.
You can tell golf tees are a highly repetitive purchase by the way they are sold in bulk.
They are an example of a medium repetitive purchase.
www.venturecapital.org /nvt/partc/example_c6.html   (360 words)

 Add Me : Repetitiveness is more than annoying, it's just sad...
Add Me : Repetitiveness is more than annoying, it's just sad...
Repetitiveness is more than annoying, it's just sad...
Do what you like, add me or not, my life doesn't depend on it.
www.greatestjournal.com /community/add_me/1007539.html   (53 words)

 Amino acid and nucleotide recurrence in aligned sequences: synonymous substitution patterns in association with global ...
The tendency for repetitiveness of nucleotides in DNA sequences
Repetitiveness was analyzed by the dinucleotide scanning method (5; see also Materials and Methods).
For example, occurrence of Q near E is shown in yellow, which corresponds to 10–20, indicating a 1.10- to 1.20-fold frequency of occurrence of Q near E, compared with the average occurrence of Q.) Amino acid repetitiveness profile in the human and D.melanogaster sequences used in (A).
nar.oxfordjournals.org /cgi/content/full/28/19/3801   (4615 words)

 Colosseum: Road to Freedom: PS2 Review
This all remains fun for about the first hour or so, after that time you begin to feel the repetitiveness of the game.
All the cut-scenes are exactly the same, including all the same training everyday, and the same enemies to fight.
I have already mentioned the repetitiveness of the cutscenes, how many times do I have to watch my owner pick me and a few other guys to come to the arena every second day?
www.deeko.com /ps2/reviewdetail.asp?id=353   (1796 words)

 Beads still used as way to count prayers
"The repetitiveness is - A something to occupy our chain mouths while our minds of and our hearts meditate green on the mysteries of plastiChrist so we can imitate beads him." rests - the Rev. Bartholomew casualHutcherson in Taj Mohammad's pocket or hangs from his cab's rearview mirror.
They divided these stories into groups of five, which they call the "joyful mysteries" of his birth and childhood, the "sorrowful mysteries" of his trial and crucifixion and the "glorious mysteries" of his resurrection and ascension into heaven.
Hutcherson said that the use of rosaries began to decline in the 1960s, a trend that continued through the '80s and into the '90s.
www.lightwatcher.com /old_lightbytes/counting_beads.html   (1039 words)

 Sight Lines: Beautiful Geometry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In my more recent paintings, I deal with the effect of color on perceptions of scale, proportion, and space.
Certain forms can suggest certain sounds, and different stripes of color can relate to a certain tonality in music.
Repetitiveness in my serial work relates to that in serial music; both contain elements of improvisation and variation within set boundaries.
www.siu.edu /~perspect/03_fall/sightlines.html   (318 words)

 Gameplanet - Reviews - Ninety-Nine Nights
The variaton of characters is great and the ability to control troops in the game is a nice alternative to the repetitiveness of normal hack n' slash killing.
The answer is thousands and at times, there is just no escaping the repetitiveness of having to kill the same enemy over and over.
A game like this that relies on the character interaction to counteract the repetitiveness in the game really should have the option to change from English voice actors to native Japanese and in this case, even Korea since the developers are from both Japan and Korea.
www.gameplanet.co.nz /mag.dyn/Reviews/3129.html   (948 words)

 MMORPG.COM - Your Headquarters for Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games!
The ONLY REASON why people think there is repetitiveness in Runescape is simply because they're FREEPLAYERS, once you become a member, you would never say or think there is repetitiveness.
Can I just also add that repetitiveness isn't having nothing to do in a game, it's having to do repetitive tasks over and over in order to get somewhere in the game, which is what runescape is all about.
IT is ALWAYS repetivness and i must say all mmorpgs are repetitive but the good ones are fun because they allow players to interact with the world and the community and frankly RS community sucks.
www.mmorpg.com /discussion2.cfm/post/1038579   (3849 words)

 Repetitiveness | drumnbass.be forum
dont know but that is a heavy track, and it is as repetitive as hell.
It's very easy to make things repetitive in any sort of electronic music.
Most tunes are very repetitive and the "so important" break is usually not even played, the mix has to have a constant flow to keep the crowd going.
www.drumnbass.be /forum/archive/5801/3/thread.html   (1009 words)

 CST's repetitiveness checker
The program uses a statistical method to find repetitions in a text.
The number and type of the repetitions in a text tells something about in how far the text lends itself to automatic processing, for example machine translation.
You can use CST's repetitiveness checker freely for non-commercial applications.
cst.dk /online/rep_check/uk/index.html   (274 words)

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