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cross-training

Multiskilling Sports medicine
1. The regular participation in multiple sports–eg, basketball and long-distance running.
2. The exercising of muscle groups or participation in a sport differing from than an athlete's primary sport. See Training.

cross-training

1. A cost-containment measure whereby instruction and experience are provided to enable health care workers to perform procedures and provide services previously limited to other members of the health team.
2. In physical fitness training, the use of one or more sports to train for another. For example, training in both cycling and running strengthens all of the leg muscle groups and makes them less vulnerable to injury.
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As Figure 11 shows, technologists had to cross-train initially for two consecutive weeks in another section, then maintain their skills with two consecutive days of work per month in the section.
One problem that surfaced was that the chemistry technologists all wanted to cross-train in hematology, and the hematology technologists wanted to cross-train in chemistry, leaving microbiology and the blood bank out in the cold.
In addition to the learning experiences, HP will update and cross-train its HP Certified Professional community as well as many of its own technical presales professionals, validating the depth of the technical training curriculum, while making HP experts available for peer networking at the conference.
Additional programs on the T9i, such as the 3-mile jog, 30-minute walk and 45-minute cross-train workout, are ideal to enhance motivation of exercisers with various fitness levels and preferences.
With the comprehensive ERP solution offered by Lawson, it will be easier to cross-train our people and provide more timely financial analyses to aid in decision-making by senior management.
We are also thankful to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts whose workforce training grant - received last October - enabled us to streamline our manufacturing processes, cross-train employees and reduce supply chain turnaround.
The two systems come with Cross-Train Reverse, EZ Resistance and Sport Training workouts, the classic Hill, Random and Manual workouts and 20 levels of resistance.
Megan Trambley, a PBT corps member, cross-trains to prevent an old stress fracture from coming back.
The program cross-trains core reading skills, including decoding, spelling, syntax, grammar, sentence comprehension, vocabulary, organization, memory, passage comprehension, phonology, morphology, word recognition and fluency.
July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the need to streamline the information flow in today's technologically advanced patient-care facilities, Binovia, an informatics and biomedical services firm, has introduced bITomed (bye-T-omed), a service that cross-trains technicians in biomedical engineering and information technology (IT).