WBPA

AcronymDefinition
WBPAWorld Body Painting Association (est. 2001)
WBPAWhole-Body Periodic Acceleration (therapeutic technology)
WBPAWisconsin Bison Producers Association (est. 1988; Van Dyne, WI)
WBPAWasaga Beach Paintball Adventure (Ontario, Canada)
WBPAWhole Blood Platelet Aggregation
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The declaration of the WBPA as well as the opening of the stations are part of special interventions by the Department to improve and/or retain good air quality in the WBPA.
Though disappointed at being eliminated in two straight, Hartsell played well enough that she was approached by a potential sponsor interested in backing her appearance at all 10 WBPA events next year.
Anyone interested in volunteering for WBPA can contact the studio through its page on the town's website, www.
These factors include those described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as risks and uncertainties associated with potential benefits of WBPA therapy and the use of Exer-Rest platforms, dependence on future sales of the Exer-Rest, obtaining regulatory approvals, establishing marketing, sales and distribution activities, the uncertainty of future financial results, additional financing requirements, development of new products, technological changes, and other uncertainties.
Miyamoto and Fujita reported that they performed the following tests in the treated patients prior to WBPA and after its completion four weeks later: Bruce protocol exercise stress test with electrocardiography, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiac scanning.
In the trial involving 57 patients with chronic pain associated with fibromyalgia, treatments using Exer-Rest[R] WBPA technology significantly reduced the intensity of morning stiffness.
NIMS' Chief Executive Officer, noted that, "treatment of stroke is yet another potential application of WBPA and the Exer-Rest([R]).
The submission included 23 investigational and clinical studies on the vasodilatation properties of WBPA as well as a controlled, four week clinical trial in a group of patients with chronic aches and pains carried out at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.
Adams and associates showed that WBPA applied to small and large animal models increased the activity of the enzyme responsible for production of the beneficial substance, nitric oxide, from the blood vessels and heart.
Their paper entitled "Novel Treatment with Periodic Acceleration with a Horizontal Motion Platform for Anginal Patients" was aimed at demonstrating the effectiveness of daily WBPA treatments on these patients based on previous work that showed this passive exercise technology was associated with increased nitric oxide release and improved arterial function.
This paper will summarize the similarities and differences between moderate aerobic exercise and WBPA as administered with Exer-Rest.
Adams, Bassuk and associates investigated the potential of WBPA given pre- and during experimental hemorrhage on survival rates in a large animal model in which 70% of their resting blood volume was removed over a 150 minute period.