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hour

 [our]
1. the time something occurs.
2. a unit of time, being 60 minutes, or 3600 seconds.
3. a unit of educational credit.
contact hour a unit of credit for educational offerings, based on a mathematical formula. Continuing education programs that wish to award contact hours are carefully reviewed by the health care professionals for which the educational experience is designed.
golden hour the first hour following a traumatic injury. See golden hour.
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There was no effect of time of day on MEP amplitude ([F.sub.1,21] = 0.165, P = 0.688).
The interaction term time of day x intervention was also significant ([F.sub.1,21] = 7.477, P = 0.012.
Effects of 5 weeks of training at the same time of day on the diurnal variations of maximal muscle power performance.
Effect of time of day on adaptive response to a 4-week aerobic exercise program.
Similarly, a split-plot ANOVA was used to assess effects of net and time of day in log(x + 1) transformed shelf surveys with days representing the whole plot and dives signifying the first subplot.
Because official estimates have been attained from both dive and shelf surveys in the past, we conducted additional analyses to evaluate effects of time of day and net on combined estimates of dive and shelf surveys.
Results revealed no significant interaction between impulsivity and time of day. However, high impulsives showed greater variability in performance and faster cognitive tempo than low impulsives.
After a period, this increased arousal may become a conditioned response to the time of day rather than to the presence of others.
* Expose your non-sunscreened hands, face, and arms to the sun for about ten to fifteen minutes (depending on skin sensitivity to sunburning, latitude, and time of day) two to three times a week between 8 a.m.
Indeed, nearly 70 percent of the MSG-for-breakfast group died of epileptic seizures, suggesting a critical interaction between MSG and one or more of the many chemicals in the body whose concentrations vary with time of day. There were no deaths in the other two groups, and control rats injected with equivalent solutions of table salt had no seizures.
"We were trying to ascertain whether the time of day of when a heart attack occurs influences the amount of damage that the heart sustains, or was this just a phenomenon exhibited in rodents," said the study's senior author Jay H.