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In psychology, any object or objective that an organism seeks to attain or achieve.
[M.E. gol]


Etymology: ME, gol, limit
the purpose toward which an endeavor is directed, such as the outcome of diagnostic, therapeutic, and educational management of a patient's health problem.


The desired outcome of actions to alter status or behavior.
See: nursing goal

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Q. What are the main goals of treatment in children with autism? I want to know what are the main goals to achieve in treating a child with autism, and how long it takes for results.

A. The main purpose of treating autism are to assist the child and the family in relieving the child’s autism's core symptoms of social and communication impairments. This is done by long and intensive therapy, by a multidisciplinary staff of caregivers. The progression is usually slow, however most children do show improvement in these greatly affecting fields of daily life.

Q. Are there any goals set for fitness training depending on the person’s health and age? I am a guy who satisfies others’ needs without any selfish motive. But I worry whether I am able to satisfy my girlfriend’s wish. She wants me to develop my body by going to a gym. Spurred on by my romantic frame of mind, I joined a gym last month and soon I was admitted in hospital. Doctors said that I didn’t follow the right procedure or could have not taken right guidance from a fitness trainer. I doubt my fitness trainer or the procedure that he used to guide me was right or wrong. Now please let me know that before you enroll in a gym what are the things that the fitness trainer will suggest and are the exercises tailor-made for each person? Are there any goals set for fitness training depending on the person’s health and age? Can I satisfy my girl-friend’s wish finally?

A. I too think so... It depends on the club and how competent/capable the trainer is. Most of the trainers will execute an initial testing to determine body fat, flexibility, blood pressure, etc. You will be asked your goals – the greater the strength, the more endurance, etc. Some will recommend specific exercise if you request them. Most of the trainers at gyms will suggest exercises after you join, so you need to ask questions before you join to determine what will and can be done. Other members can also be asked how they have been guided. Stop by at the gym several times before you join to see how crowded they are, if the equipment would be made available to you when you need it and if it is kept clean and hygienic. There are no set standards, so the person involved should be aware and informed. Do not strain yourself too much. All the best in your life!

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In 1968-69, after four decades, Boro were back on form as they clocked up a double in a run of three goalless draws in four games in April as their promotion push (as with every year) under Stan Anderson fizzled out frustratingly.
At the bottom, there was little joy for Roy Keane's Ipswich, who had to settle for a goalless home draw despite dominating against rock-bottom Peterborough at Portman Road.
We can win this game, and the worst-case scenario is a goalless stalemate.
In the Unibond League Premier Division, Hednesford Town had goalkeeper Stuart Brock to thank as they battled to a well-earned goalless draw at Frickley Athletic.
In Germany, Bayern Munich were held to a goalless draw at home to lowly Duisburg but second-placed Werder Bremen failed to cash in on the leaders' slip-up as they crashed 4-3 at Hannover.
Southampton and a makeshift Manchester United fought out a goalless draw in a tepid Premier League clash on Wednesday in a repeat of the League Cup final.
After a tight and goalless first half, Michael Tunnacliffe put Emley ahead midway through the second period.
THEY have been conspicuous by their absence from Everton's results in recent months - but a goalless draw on Wednesday against Manchester City would be a good result.
So with football's dark lord casting such a strange shadow over this fixture, it was fitting that Louis van Gaal should end up celebrating a goalless draw, barking on about dark forces and staging an imaginary siege in vintage Mourinho fashion.
They failed to break Stoke down at Anfield and given that was the fourth goalless draw between the two sides since Stoke were promoted to the top flight in 2008 - and given neither side will regard a draw as a bad result - it wouldn't be a surprise to see another low-key game.
A statement read: "R's front-man Andy Johnson is set for a prolonged period on the sidelines after scans revealed the 31 year-old suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury in the goalless draw against Chelsea on Saturday.
LEADERS Wrexham were held to a goalless draw at Braintree Town on an exciting day in the Blue Square Bet Premier.