discipline

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discipline

A UK term of art for an allied health profession which requires formal training, leading to a recognised professional qualification.

Examples
Physiotherapy, nursing, pharmacology.

discipline

A branch or domain of knowledge, instruction, or learning. Nursing, medicine, physical therapy, and social work are examples of health-related or professional disciplines. History, sociology, psychology, chemistry, and physics are examples of academic disciplines.
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In 1999, Alicia Rubio, Laura Marquez, and Leticia Parsons founded the Myra Linn Dance Club and used music and dance to bring self discipline and a higher standard of behavior, appearance and academics to the elementary school kids in the program.
Corporal punishment in schools not only instilled discipline but self discipline in young people.
Research has shown that musical study develops critical thinking and self discipline skills and improves a child's early cognitive development, basic math and reading abilities, self-esteem, SAT scores, ability to work in teams, spatial reasoning skills, and school attendance.

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