Is the femur the strongest bone in the body?

Is the femur the strongest bone in the body?

The head of the femur articulates with the acetabulum in the pelvic bone forming the hip joint, while the distal part of the femur articulates with the tibia and patella forming the knee joint. By most measures the femur is the strongest bone in the body. The femur is also the longest bone in the body.

How much weight does a Nascar driver lose during a race?

Temperatures in the car often exceed 100 degrees, reaching as much as 170 degrees by the floorboards. Drivers can lose 5-10 pounds in sweat during a race. If a driver loses more than 3 percent of his body weight in sweat and doesn’t replace those fluids, focus and reflexes start declining.

How many times did Pete Sampras win Wimbledon?

Sampras is one of only two male players to win the same Grand Slam tournament (Wimbledon) 7 times in the span of 8 years. Sampras (1997–2000) won four consecutive Wimbledon singles titles, second only to Borg and Federer (who have five consecutive titles each).

What was the first Disney animated movie?

The studio produced its first feature-length animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937 and as of 2014 has produced a total of 53 feature films. Beginning with Toy Story in 1995, The Walt Disney Studios also released animated films by Pixar Animation Studios, which became a wholly owned subsidiary in 2006.

When will the Queen be the longest reigning monarch?

Her Majesty remains the world’s Longest reigning living queen and will, on 9 September 2015, become the Longest reigning British monarch ever when she surpasses Queen Victoria’s reign of 63 years, seven months and three days.

How many rushing yards did Walter Payton have in his career?

Over his entire career, Payton rushed for 16,726 yards, which broke the record for most rushing yards by any NFL player in history, and scored 110 touchdowns. He caught 492 passes for 4,538 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Why did Benjamin Franklin not want the bald eagle to be the national bird?

Franklin objected to making the bald eagle the national bird on the grounds that he found it to be “a bird of bad moral character” because it “does not get his living honestly” as it steals food from others and is “too lazy to fish for himself.”

Is a contraction one word or two?

A. Contracted words count as the number of words they would be if they were not contracted. For example, isn’t, didn’t, I’m, I’ll are counted as two words (replacing is not, did not, I am, I will). Where the contraction replaces one word (e.g. can’t for cannot ), it is counted as one word.