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DOM

DOM

(1) See disk on module.

(2) (Document Object Model) A programming interface (API) from the W3C that lets applications and scripts access the content of HTML, XML and XHTML files in a hierarchical tree structure. The DOM was introduced in 1998.

A Web Page Looks Like a Tree
The DOM implementation lays out the tags in the Web page as a hierarchical tree. In 2000, Level 2 (DOM2) gave the programmer a standard way to handle events associated with elements such as mouse down, mouse click and mouse over. Events may be preprocessed at any tag location from the top of the tree to the target tag at the bottom ("capture" phase) and then back up ("bubbling" phase). These phases were implemented to be backward compatible with earlier Netscape and IE browsers.

XML Data Looks Like a Database
The DOM converts XML documents into a hierarchical node tree in memory that looks like a database record. The node tree allows updating in a similar manner to database updating, making data exchange between XML documents and databases more straightforward. Without DOM turning the document into an object model and handling the updating, the text and tags in an XML document would have to be scanned sequentially and rearranged by the program. See DOM implementation, DOM application, SAX and object model.


Nodes in an XML Record
DOM converts (parses) an XML document into a hierarchical node tree. Writing an XML update program is then similar to writing a database update program, using the same kinds of functions available in a database management system (DBMS).
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The present study was a randomized, controlled, double blinded trial to investigate the effects of suspended moxibustion upon tender point in DOMS patients.
Both DOMS and muscle fatigue were rated on a scale of1-10 (10-point scale using 1 unit intervals) with 1 being none, and 10 being severe.
In the present study, the caffeine in coffee was used to treat DOMS caused by eccentric exercise, since it was easier than other therapeutic methods (e.
Active rest, where you are walking, gentle cycling or swimming is fine but nothing intense or you will risk injury or lengthening the time you have DOMS.
A 2010 study out of the Journal of Neuroscience may have finally uncovered the molecular mechanism for muscle soreness in a mouse model of DOMS.
During 2 baseline sessions held at least 2 days apart, respiratory muscle strength (MIP, MEP), plasma CK, and DOMS were measured.
Sulfanilamide (SAA) and 1-methyl imidazole (MI) were used as curing agents for DOMS and D2A1, respectively.
COLONEL JOE ROBINSON, CHIEF, MILITARY SUPPORT DIVISION DOMS, VIA E-MAIL
They offer the following recommendations for avoiding DOMS.
However, "active" rest may be better: recent research suggests that relief from DOMS may be best achieved by repeating the activity that caused the soreness, but at a much lower intensity.
Analog Devices' data converters and amplifiers are installed in more than 5,000 of these DOMS.
For the second part of our study, in which we estimate the effect of the pressure applied and the wear time, comparisons were performed for the two parameters that appear to be of greatest importance to athletes, namely improvement of performance recovery, and reduction of DOMS.