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Chiefs, Bucs simulate speed and gam tempo for Super Bowl LV

Chiefs, Bucs simulate speed and gam tempo for Super Bowl LV

Sports
MIAMI, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers simulated the speed of each other's respective playmakers, prepared for changes in game tempo and altered their play-calling techniques this week for Sunday's Super Bowl LV. Tampa Bay and Kansas City remained at their home facilities throughout the week as a safety precaution for COVID-19. The Buccaneers will play in their home stadium for the Super Bowl. The Chiefs are to arrive in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday. Advertisement Despite the major changes in the format for a typical Super Bowl week, the teams have used the time to progressively ramp up their energy so they are at peak performance levels when the game kicks off at 6:30 p.m. EST at Raymond James Stadium. The Buccaneers and Chiefs must not only be in great physic...
Tempo proves key as Japanese children learn to write

Tempo proves key as Japanese children learn to write

Science
June 30 (UPI) -- Most research suggests handwriting is combination of acquired skills: the understanding of how different letters are shaped and the hand-eye coordination used to replicate those shapes with a pen.New research, however, suggests timing is an important part of the learning process -- at least for Japanese first-graders learning hiragana script.As Japanese students practiced painting the phonetic symbols, researchers from Kobe University had the first-graders focus on the stroke patterns and rhythm required to replicate each symbol.When scientists observed the handwriting, they found distinct strokes emerged -- stop, sweep or jump -- for each symbol. They also observed the emergence of distinct timing patterns for different symbols.The findings -- detailed in the journal Deve...