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workPer the New Deal for Junior Doctors (trainees in the UK), work is defined as all of the time spent carrying out tasks for which the doctor is being paid, but does not include rest periods while the doctor is on call.
workThat which occurs when a forces moves an object over a distance W=Fd Physics Force applied to an object times the distance the object is moved, defined by the SI unit, joule. See Joule Vox populi Labor. See Light work, Rootwork, Scut work, Shift work, Social work, Statement of work, Substantive programmatic work.
workenergy where mechanical effort is involved, measured in joules. A joule is defined in work terms as a force of 1 newton moving its point of application through 1 metre. see SI UNITS.
workthe magnitude of a force applied to a body or object multiplied by the distance through which it is moved (linearly) in the direction of that force. Also the moment applied to a rotating body or object multiplied by the angular displacement through which it is moved (angularly). If there is no motion of the object there is no mechanical work done on it. A scalar quantity. Measured in joules (J). external work work done on an external body or object (e.g. by the human body); internal work work by forces inside a body or object (e.g. the human body); negative work the usually accepted convention for the situation of an object having work done on it by an external force, e.g. a muscle being extended by an external load during eccentric action. positive work the usually accepted convention for work done by an agent on surroundings, e.g. when a net muscle moment acts in the same direction as the direction of motion that it induces in the object.
Patient discussion about work
Q. Is it really working? My boyfriend practice Chinese medicine and he always advocate Chinese medicine and brings many examples in which regular medicine failed for many years and one treatment of acupuncture cured the problem. I know it sounds convincing, but maybe these stories are misleading? I find it hard to believe in this meridian thing. It seems just like an old and out-of-date theory. What do you think?
Q. I am Maya,I had stress both at work and in my personal life. I am Maya, a Civil Engineer working in a construction company. I had stress both at work and in my personal life. As a result, at the age of 30, I developed fibromyalgia. I could not meet my target of 8 hours sleep due to work stress and I had to forgo 2 hours of my sleep every day. Somehow, I would try to make it during weekends by sleeping 7-9 hours a night. After a year of this, I suddenly developed a pain in the shoulder and shooting pains in my arms, hands and fingers. My muscles became tight as if it was being tied to the rock and I felt weak. I cannot quit my job though, as I had to meet my commitments. Does work pressure and stress fuel up fibromyalgia?
Q. Anyone can give some information on how to start working on my son fitness? I am willing to send my son for a fashion show which is going to be held next year, but he is not fit enough to participate and there is a possibility that he might get rejected…..I want him to participate… …my colleague son is a fit guy and he doesn’t share his secret with others. Anyone can give some information on how to start working on his fitness….