Acronyms & Abbreviations - Bodybuilding Glossary

Discussion in 'General Bodybuilding' started by Jamie555, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Simon

    Simon Moderator

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    @Joshua

    Now for each term in this thread, when you hover over the word anywhere in the forum with most modern browsers, it will show a small popup explaining what the term means. Hover over original post to see what I mean.
     
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  2. Jamie555

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    I do like that S. I think it should make the information on here more accessible.

    Is there any way to make the match case specific? eg( Electron Transport Chain to show on ETC, but not on etc ).

    J
     
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  3. Simon

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    Unfortunately not no, however at least the system isn't too intrusive. Would be more of an issue if there was a big pop up box IMO.
     
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  4. Khaos

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    @Simon when i become a Dictator i want you to be my computer guy:D
    and @Joshua i want you to be my "i know everything" guy:thumb:
     
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  5. Jamie555

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    Excellent. I just hope that members continue to post up terms that they do not understand. I am sure I missed out loads of terms!

    J
     
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    CHO - i have seen this used a couple of times and have no idea.............its probably something obvious as well:).
     
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  7. Jamie555

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    CHO = Carbohydrate

    I have added this in. FWIW I do not think CHO is a particularly intuitive abbreviation, but considering its widespread use in the lit, it is worth knowing.

    Thanks for the heads up,
    J
     
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  8. RickMiller

    RickMiller Clinical & Sports Diet Expert Full Member

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    So true, to be fair very few medical abbreviations make sense.
     
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  9. Hobbio

    Hobbio Very extremely fat Full Member

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    Is it possible to turn off the abbreviation tags? I find them very distracting, especially those that are also common words (get, same etc).
     
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  10. Incredible Bulk

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    ditto ^^
     
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  11. Simon

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    Unfortunately not. If others share this view then I can remove some words.
     
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  12. Incredible Bulk

    Incredible Bulk Musclexcess Sponsored Athlete Competitor

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    can you remove lol....lol
     
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  13. Jamie555

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    It maybe worth removing ambiguous ones eg

    GET = Gastric emptying time
    ETC = Electron Transport Chain
    BB = BarBell

    As the tooltip picks one which maybe incorrect in that context.

    Possibly im (intramuscular) which gets shown when people miss out their apostrophes when writing I'm. Personally I would leave the im as it is, as an encouragement for people to capitalise and put in an apostrophe.

    J
     
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  14. Incredible Bulk

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    Ooooh! An English lesson with every post. LOL :D
     
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  15. Hobbio

    Hobbio Very extremely fat Full Member

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    I think it's fairly obvious which acronyms/abbrev. are also common words, so if we could just disable those it would be fantastic. :)
     
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