Mothers’ comments linked to eating disorders in Asian young adults

first_imgPinterest Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share The first study to look at the influence of Asian parents on their young adult child’s body dissatisfaction levels and disordered eating in Singapore has found significant differences with Western culture, leading to calls for a tailored approach to treatment.The study was carried out by a research collaboration between the University of Exeter Medical School, James Cook University, Singapore and the Australian National University. It found that negative comments made by mothers had more impact on their children’s self-image regardless of gender, in a culture where fathers are more authoritative and mothers more nurturing than in the West. This differs from Western studies in which comments made by mothers were more likely to influence daughters and fathers had more impact on sons.The research, partially funded by the Singapore Children’s Society and published in the journal Body Image, comes against a backdrop of growing numbers of children developing eating disorders in the island nation, with figures now on a par with the UK. Although most prevalent in girls, a growing number of boys are being diagnosed with eating disorders. Currently, the Western approach to treatment is adopted in Singapore and across Asia. However, researchers argue that cultural differences mean that a more tailored approach is needed to educate parents and to treat young Asian people effectively.center_img LinkedIn Email The research team assessed questionnaire responses from 383 young adults, of whom 69 per cent were female. They looked at the impact of parental comments in relation to body weight, shape and eating habits.Lead author Samuel Chng, a PhD student at the University of Exeter Medical School who is from Singapore, said more research was now needed to stop the problem spiraling further. He said: “Cultural family values are very different between Asia and the West, yet countries like Singapore have adopted Western strategies to this growing problem. In order for young people to get the best support and for health services to achieve value for money, more research is needed in this area to develop the best approach.”Co-author Dr Daniel Fassnacht, at Australian National University, said: “In Singapore, negative parental comments on their child’s weight and shape were linked to greater body dissatisfaction and disordered eating. It is crucial to educate parents about the pervasive influence their negative comments have on their child’s eating behaviour.”A spokesman for Singapore Children’s Society said: “”Singapore Children’s Society offer research grants that support a range of graduate and undergraduate research relevant to better understanding the welfare of children and their families in Singapore. Having supported the earliest phase of Samuel Chng’s research, we are pleased that it has now been published and congratulate the author.”last_img read more

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ANSYS Releases V18.1 to Boost Design Productivity and Optimization

first_imgANSYS has released the latest Version 18.1 of its ANSYS software, to help engineers create next-generation products quicker and easier. ANSYS continues to build upon the digital exploration and digital prototyping capabilities released in ANSYS 18 – enabling organizations to simulate more upfront, limit costly late-stage design changes, and bring their innovative products to market faster and easier.Products are becoming smarter and organizations are adopting simulation across the entire lifecycle to digitally gain insight into product choices at every stage of the process – a growing trend ANSYS call pervasive engineering simulation. This latest release continues the tradition of having the most complete and accurate solution portfolio in the industry, so their customers can trust the simulation results to conquer the toughest design challenges and accelerate product innovation. And to bring these capabilities to more and more users, enabling every engineer to use simulation in their product development.Highlights of the release include: Faster, Higher Fidelity for Large-scale Fluid SimulationsIn the fluids suite, ANSYS 18.1 delivers faster, higher fidelity – enabling users to simulate more quickly and accurately. Users will benefit from greater flexibility setting up periodic boundaries to deliver high fidelity results up to 9 times faster for in-cylinder diesel simulations. Turbomachinery designers can now reduce problem size and time to convergence radial turbomachinery simulations when they apply complex vibrational modes from a cyclic modal analysis to CFX flutter analysis. ANSYS 18.1 also provides further improvements to workflow and meshing that enables novice users to quickly become productive while providing new opportunities for experienced users to excel.Ease of Use and Workflow Enhancements for Optimized Structural DesignsIn the structures suite, ANSYS 18.1 has added new capabilities within its topology optimization technology to analyze complex materials and optimize designs making it easier for organizations to manufacture products. Users can now combine load cases from modal and static structural analysis to look at designs that meet frequency and structural requirements. Designers will benefit from the new optimization constraint capabilities, giving them more control over manufacturing constraints to help ensure the most optimized designs are built. ANSYS 18.1 offers new functionality to increase the value simulation brings to organizations. Improved high-performance computing capabilities enable users to design products smarter and faster early on in the design process.Faster, Easier Analysis for Electromagnetic Product DesignDesigners will benefit from new significant capabilities in the electromagnetics suite. ANSYS 18.1 expands its noise-vibration-harshness (NVH) analysis to include both magnetostriction and induced magnetostriction effects. That greatly enhances the accuracy of NVH studies of electrical machines and transformers. NVH is an important analysis required by manufacturers of electric motors used in hybrid electric vehicles, appliances and commercial transformers and other application where quiet operation of the machine is an essential design parameter. Also, ANSYS 18.1 is enhanced with new a characteristic mode analysis solver. This new capability enables electronics designers to study antenna placement and antenna synthesis for devices such as a smart watch, mobile phones and Internet of Things devices. The characteristic mode analysis accurately predicts the fundamental resonance characteristics of an antenna or the platform to which they are mounted, allowing engineers to choose the optimal location for the antenna on the device and synthesize the desired antenna pattern.ANSYS AIM pushes digital exploration capabilities with enhancements across all physicsANSYS AIM further expands the landscape for digital exploration in ANSYS 18.1 with enhancements across all physics. Built for design engineers on ANSYS’ proven solver technology, AIM now supports fluid simulations through porous media, such as filters, perforated plates, packed beds and flow distributors. Engineers can now explore more fluid designs under a wide variety of circumstances, all while not sacrificing speed and ease of use simulations. Support for bi-linear isotropic hardening plasticity enables users to achieve more accurate results in designs where material yield overloading is a concern. Users will benefit from AIM’s one-way thermal-magnetic coupling to create accurate designs for electromechanical products operating at elevated temperatures easier.ANSYS SpaceClaim continues to streamline modeling tasks for faster, easier optimizationANSYS SpaceClaim continues to build upon its powerful optimization tools for additive manufacturing in ANSYS 18.1. Enhanced infill structures capabilities enable users to increase design strength without sacrificing weight in their product design. This latest release also brings the powerful scripting functionality and interactive features to the SpaceClaim user interface. Now designers can create scripts and provide inputs at various stages of the design process. Improvements have also been made to the shared topology method giving users a more robust transferring of connections between components – saving them time in the design process.For more details about the release, click here.last_img read more

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Cats looking for momentum-building win

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Eliot breaks down Wednesday’s practice.Video | UK’s Dawson recaps UF, looks to MizzouPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:e1e4bbba4fc2532b9a2dc1a9 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-761317-4507067779001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.UK DT Melvin Lewis previews MissouriVideo | Eliot breaks down Wednesday practicePlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:8e8720c3db6291461583f872 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-59388-4507067784001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.UK LB Ryan Flannigan talks return to the fieldVideo | UK OLB Jason Hatcher previews MissouriPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:a49654b4b631de47fb840556 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-306688-4507034475001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.“I think our guys understand that. I think Monday, guys were disappointed, but that’s to be expected. They went out Monday and had a good practice and really picked it back up Tuesday and had a normal week.”Video | UK Director of Recruiting shows off recruiting roomPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:75d18881774047af3b93436b Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-989620-4507124304001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.UK OLB Jason Hatcher previews MissouriVideo | UK DT Melvin Lewis previews MissouriPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND “We’re still just scratching the surface on some of these guys and the talent we have,” Stoops said. “We’re just looking to get better and better every week. There’s no shortcuts, and we understand that. There’s a lot of great teams in this league that have been doing things right for a long time, and we’re just going to be one of them.”Email Jon Hale at [email protected] . 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles breaks down his Florida performance.Video | Asafo-Adjei talks early playing timePlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:8b0968a2445bdad1262038a Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-247305-4507034474001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.UK Director of Recruiting Dan Berezowitz shows off recruiting roomVideo | UK LB Ryan Flannigan talks return to the fieldPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:7c1650e43dd58662549a4dd2 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-307797-4501991472001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Kentucky RB Boom Williams previews Missouri.Video | Swindle previews MissouriPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND LEXINGTON, Ky. – Some laughed when UK quarterback Patrick Towles told radio host Paul Finebaum before the season that Kentucky had the talent to reach the Southeastern Conference championship game.Sep 5, 2015; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats running back Stanley Boom Williams (18) during the game against the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at Commonwealth Stadium. Kentucky defeated Louisiana Lafayette 40-33.Sep 5, 2015; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats running back Stanley Boom Williams (18) during the game against the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at Commonwealth Stadium. Kentucky defeated Louisiana Lafayette 40-33.But as fans and media questioned the wisdom of Towles’ comments, he received public support from head coach Mark Stoops and his teammates. Towles reiterated those comments several days later in a media session with local reporters, while acknowledging he would have to prove his doubters wrong on the field.Towles and his teammates failed in an early chance to prove his confidence justified in a loss to Florida, but a 7:30 p.m. matchup against two-time defending SEC East champion Missouri on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium offers another opportunity to enter the divisional race.“I expect them to have the same confidence today as they had before the Florida game,” Stoops said. “Because, again, we’re all disappointed in the outcome, and nobody’s more disappointed than myself and the coaching staff, but the good thing is we were in position to win that game.”Five Questions | Breaking down MissouriAfter three games, Kentucky sits in third place in the SEC East at 1-1 behind Georgia (2-0) and Florida (1-0). Missouri and Tennessee have yet to play a conference game, while South Carolina (0-2) and Vanderbilt (0-1) are still looking for their first SEC win.A win for Kentucky against Missouri would give the Wildcats a 3-1 start in what most observers viewed as a pivotal September. Tests against East favorites Georgia and Tennessee as well as West teams Auburn and Mississippi State still loom, but the Wildcats also still have a game against Vanderbilt, which has yet to win an SEC game in the Derek Mason era.With that schedule still ahead, Kentucky players know Saturday’s game will have significant implications for the rest of their season.“Most definitely, considering that this is a team we’re playing Saturday that’s won the East two years in a row,” junior outside linebacker Jason Hatcher said. “They have that experience, and beating them would put us right back where we want to be and hope to be this whole season.”Kentucky even contending for a division title would show significant progress for a program that has not finished better than third in the East since the league split into two divisions in 1992. The Cats have posted just seven winning SEC records in program history and has finished with at least a .500 SEC record just 20 times in 81 seasons.Q&A | Stoops pleased with Missouri prepThey have not finished a season with a winning conference record since 1977 and have not won more than two SEC games since 2009.Even if Kentucky falls short in the SEC East race, a win against Missouri would make the Wildcats favorites to reach a bowl game for the first time since 2010 with Eastern Kentucky, Charlotte and Vanderbilt still on the schedule.Those ramifications are difficult to ignore, but Stoops and his staff are aiming to keep players focused on the moment Saturday.“Right now, we’re just focusing on giving Missouri our best shot,” senior defensive tackle Melvin Lewis said. “We’re not going to predict anything, say what we can do.”Kentucky has yet to beat Missouri since the Tigers joined the SEC, losing the last three games by an average of 21.3 points. A streak of 18 consecutive losses against ranked opponents is also on the line when No. 25 Missouri comes to town.Kentucky Football | Cats prepared to face Missouri’s latest in long line of star D-linemanDespite that recent history, the opportunity is there. VegasInsider.com actually lists Kentucky as a 2 1/2-point favorite against Missouri, which ranks outside the top 100 nationally in scoring offense, rushing offense and total offense. For as much as the Cats’ offense struggled against Florida, the Tigers’ was arguably worse a week ago in a 9-6 win against Connecticut.Nonetheless, Stoops has gone out of his way this week to paint the Tigers as a formidable opponent.“The greatest compliment you can give a team or a coach is when they exceed their expectations, and they’ve certainly done that the last two years as far as what everyone has picked them and all that,” Stoops said. “Not from a coach’s point of view but from the media and things like that. They’ve always played hard, and they win close games, and that’s a credit to what they’re doing and how they’re coaching them.”For Stoops’ efforts to build a program generally considered to be in the lowest tier of the SEC, his team could do worse than following Missouri’s lead in exceeding outside expectations.The next step in that plan could come with a win Saturday.Video | Mark Stoops on ThursdayPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Kentucky OL Jordan Swindle previews Missouri.Sign up to get more like this free in your inbox No. 25 MISSOURI (3-0) AT KENTUCKY (2-1)When: 7:30 p.m. SaturdayWhere: Commonwealth Stadium, LexingtonTV: SEC NetworkRadio: WHAS-840last_img read more

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