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Conflicts in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps' The Angel Over the Right Shoulder - Conflicts in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps' The Angel Over the Right Shoulder       "The Angel Over the Right Shoulder" is fascinating because of the conflict it uncovers between a woman's need to fulfill her domestic role and her need to develop as an individual. The story was published in 1852, when the American people were struggling with the role of women in society. The author, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, introduces two opposing possibilities for this role. One is the woman whose entire being revolves around her domestic sphere and who has no individual identity....   [tags: Angel Over the Right Shoulder Essays]
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Taking a Look at Shoulder Arthroscopy - Risks and complications There are only minute chances of risks and complications from shoulder arthroscopy. Studies say that, there are very less number of cases reported with negligible complications. However, risks are possible for any surgery. Those are minor and treatable. It may include infection, blood clots, damage to the nerves or blood vessels and excessive bleeding etc. Your surgeon will explain you the possible risks and complications before proceeding the surgery. Knee Arthroscopy Risks and complications Complications are possible with any surgery....   [tags: minimally invasive surgical procedure] 997 words
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Disabilities of the Arm,Shoulder, and Hand - Introduction At the moment, various instruments are being used to a measure upper extremity functional use (e.g. DASH instrument [Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand]). Some of these instruments are general, while others are more condition-specific. The most widely used instrument is the “The disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) questionnaire”, which was founded and introduced by American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. According to the article by Gummesson, Atroshi & Ekdahl (2003), this instrument is self – administered and it’s used to measure self –rated upper extremity condition, as well as symptoms....   [tags: Health & Wellness]
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Shoulder Injury Diagnosis and Treatment - Shoulder Injury Diagnosis and Treatment Population: Vincent is a 23 year old male in his first year of grad school for DPT. He started wrestling in the first grade and continued into college. Up until his junior year of college he wrestled for the University . From all the stresses and pressure constantly on his shoulder, at some point a shoulder injury was bound to happen. He is very flexible, but from being placed in unwanted positions with limbs being stretched at rates they should not be, injury was done....   [tags: Physical Therapy, Sports Injury]
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Neck and Shoulder Pain Caused by Posture - Being a dental assistant can be very challenging when it comes to posture and sitting properly. There are several musculoskeletal disorders that can affect your job in the long run. Some so severe you may have to have surgery!. I don’t think we want that. Dental assistant mostly experience right-sided neck and shoulder pain, also hand and finger pain that is worst in the first and second fingers. If it doesn’t get taken care of immediately, this pain could lead to muscle imbalances, ischemia, nerve compression, or disc degeneration....   [tags: dental assistant, porture, neck pain]
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Different Types of Tears During Shoulder Dislocation - ... Posterior labral tears are not quite as common as some of the other tears, but sometimes can be seen in all different types of athletes in a condition called internal impingement. Internal impingement is a syndrome where the rotator cuff and labrum are pinched together in the back of the shoulder. All of the different tears have the same symptoms for the most part, as I explained before. There are many different sports that one can find this injury in, especially when it is located in the shoulder....   [tags: bankart tear, labral tear] 1015 words
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How Does Acupunture Affect Chronic Shoulder Pain - Sun et al in 2001 have studied the use of acupuncture for frozen shoulder. The study was a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment for frozen shoulder. There were thirty five subjects included in this study with a diagnosis of frozen shoulder. They were randomly divided to exercise group as the control group and exercise plus acupuncture as the treatment group. They were treated for a period of six weeks. The study evaluated functional mobility, power, and pain using Constant Shoulder assessment before treatment, at 6 weeks and at 20 weeks by a blinded assessor....   [tags: exercise, treatment, physiotherapy] 1883 words
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Shoulder Injuries Are the Worst to Suffer Playing Professional Football - ... The worst type of injury you are likely to suffer here is to tear a muscle off the bone it is connected to. This would likely result in surgery having to reattach the muscle to the bone with a lot of physical therapy accompanied with a lot of healing time. Some other injuries that you may commonly see a professional football player suffer during a normal NFL season would be contusions and strains both of which can cause a player to miss a good portion of the season. The last and also one of the most dangerous types of injuries to professional football players are ligament injuries....   [tags: bone breaks, sports industry]
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Mounting Your Own Whitetail Deer Shoulder Mount - What could give someone more satisfaction than proudly displaying a trophy animal. How about creating that quality trophy mount yourself. That is exactly what I thought to myself when I harvested a very nice whitetail buck a few years back. I had always been interested in the hobby of taxidermy and I finally had something worth the time and effort to give it a try, not to mention it was a lot cheaper than paying someone else to do it. The first thing you will need to do is take measurements of your deer cape....   [tags: How-To Essay] 1282 words
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Hip and Shoulder Goniometry - hip and shoulder goniometry The tension and arrangement of the muscles around the hip and shoulder gives the stability needed to hold the bones together and provide the flexibility that allows movement to occur. The hip has a deep socket with strong surrounding ligaments and muscles, while the shoulder has shallow sockets with fewer ligaments and weaker muscles. If the muscles and ligaments are weak from misuse, the stability of the joint is reduced thus effecting their ability to function adequately....   [tags: essays papers] 736 words
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Sports Medicine Shoulder Injuries - Sports Medicine Shoulder Injuries Shoulder injuries are a very common injury that occurs in most sports. All injuries and the rehabilitation done to the injured shoulder are based on the anatomy and structures of the shoulder. Doctors have developed different tests for evaluating the degree and seriousness of injured shoulders. Some have also developed different phases a person must go through to properly rehabilitate the shoulder. The shoulder is a ball and socket joint which allows it a flexion and extension motion....   [tags: Papers] 876 words
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Personal Narrative- Shoulder Injury - Personal Narrative- Shoulder Injury I felt it pop, and pain engulfed my shoulder like ants cover an anthill that has been stirred with a stick. It made me angry, but it didn't help things to get mad. There was nothing I could do but try to recover in time to start over. Giving up wasn't an option. My junior year in high school, I went out for basketball. I liked it for a while, but when games started I was on JV. It was okay, but I was only getting to play two minutes per game. This didn't make me very happy....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 1029 words
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Shoulder Impingement - The shoulder is the most complex joint in the body. It is capable of moving in more than 16,000 positions. Many of its ailments, including the most common ones, involve biomechanical mechanisms that are unique to the shoulder. The most common shoulder problem for which professional help is sought out for is shoulder impingement (Haig 1996). Shoulder impingement is primarily an overuse injury that involves a mechanical compression of the supraspinatus tendon, subacromial bursa, and the long head of the biceps tendon, all of which are located under the coracoacromial arch (Prentice 2001)....   [tags: essays research papers] 2567 words
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Anatomy: What´s the Labrum? - ... The labrum goes all the way around the socket and in most areas is firmly and tightly attached to the bone inside the socket. In some areas the labrum is not tightly attached, and only recently have doctors pin pointed which parts are normal and which parts are a direct reflect tearing of the labrum (A Patients Guide to Labral Tears, Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine). Tearing the labrum is a very easy and painful thing to do. The second function of the labrum is to act as an attachment of other structures or tissues around the joint....   [tags: ligaments, joint, shoulder] 660 words
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Elbow or Shoulder Pain and Professional Baseball Pitchers - Elbow or Shoulder Pain and Professional Baseball Pitchers It’s fair to say that a good baseball game can lie in the hands of the pitcher. According to an article by the American Journal of Sports Medicine, 50 percent of professional baseball pitchers experience elbow or shoulder pain due to the way they throw the ball. Because not much research has been done on professional baseball athletes, the purpose of this publication was to find at what point in the pitcher’s technique does most of the damage occur....   [tags: essays papers] 573 words
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Bilateral Shoulder Dislocation from Weight Lifting - While doing seated behind-the-neck military presses, a young man of 22 years, experienced bilateral anterior dislocation of the shoulders. He came into the emergency department complaining of acute bilateral shoulder stiffness and pain. He claimed to have been performing behind-the-neck military presses with a 108-lb (50kg) weight while being spotted by a training partner. While performing the military presses, he suddenly felt that his shoulders were going out of place, and lost control of the bar....   [tags: essays research papers] 577 words
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The Bicep Tendon in Rotator Cuff Repair Procedures - The all too familiar "pop!" immediately followed by weakness, pain, and immobility; the classic signs of a shoulder injury. Many shoulder injuries affect the rotator cuff. "Each year approximately 200,000 American require surgery related to the repair of the rotator cuff" (Yamaguchi). This vast number of surgeries makes shoulder injuries a popular topic in the medical field. Physicians have been researching ways to improve patients' recovery and return their range of motion back to normal. One such improvement is the release of the long head of the biceps tendon....   [tags: Weakness, Pain, Immobility, Shoulder Surgery]
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Symptoms and Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in Dentistry - Musculoskeletal disorders can cause problems in dentistry workplace causing the ability to not be able to perform duties in the workplace. Musculoskeletal disorders have increased worldwide in the workplaces for the past decade. Work related injuries can also be a part of musculoskeletal disorders such as neck and shoulder, headaches, back pain, and carpal tunnel. These are the main factors of musculoskeletal disorders in the dentistry field, in which this relate to the dentist and dental assistant....   [tags: dentistry, neck pain, shoulder pain]
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A Nurse Manager's Role in Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders - A nurse manager plays an important role on a hospital unit. Evans defines the role of a nurse manager as one who makes sure all the needs required on a daily basis are accomplished (Evans, 2011). Evans goes on to say that one primary responsibility of a nurse manager acting in the position of a leader is to “raise the level of expectation and help employees reach their highest level of potential excellence” (Evans, 2011). With this said, it is important to identify potential barriers and problems that a nurse manager would face on a given unit and create or adopt evidence-based interventions to eliminate these problems....   [tags: hospitals, nurse manager, shoulder injuries]
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Sir Isaac Newton: Standing on the Shoulders of Galileo and Aristotle - The general and widespread acceptance of Sir Isaac Newton’s models and laws may often be taken for granted, but this has not always been so. Throughout history, scientists and philosophers have built on each other’s theories to create improved and often revolutionary models. Although Newton was neither the first nor the last to bring major innovations to society, he was one of the most notable ones; many of his contributions are still in use today. With the formulation of his laws of motion, Sir Isaac Newton contributed to the downfall of Aristotelianism and provided a universal quantitative system for approximating and explaining a wide range of phenomena of space and the physics of motion,...   [tags: Contributions of Isaac Newton] 1458 words
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Heavy Burdens on Small Shoulders - Rollings-Magnusson begins in her introduction by explaining that her book “. . . details the findings of a study into the role that children’s work played in the operation of family farms in the western Canadian prairie region during the period of settlement between 1871 and 1913.” Rollings-Magnusson has gathered her information from various sources including: diaries, memoirs, letters, and poems of pioneer children as well as official records. While Heavy Burdens on Small Shoulders seems sometimes unnecessarily repetitive, it does contain some interesting and surprising information about the lives and labour of prairie children....   [tags: children, Rollings-Magnusson, prairie, Canada]
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Weber’s Inquisitive Ethos Built on the Shoulders of Marxist Capitalist Theory - Weber and Marx have both written accounts on the rise of capitalism and the bourgeoisie class in an attempt to understand the resulting inequalities that still exist today. Weber has criticised the work of Marx, citing how limited it is use a purely economic framework, labelled as historical materialism, instead of looking at all factors within society (Weber 2001: 20). Weber provides evidence and conclusions that mirror Marx, suggesting that his criticism is faulty. First, both writers recognise an inequality between the poor and rich resulting from the rise of capitalism and the bourgeoisie (Marx and Engels 2008: 34-36; Weber 2001: 28-30)....   [tags: rise of capitalism. bourgeoisie]
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The effectiveness of Trigger Point Therapy - The Effectiveness of Trigger Point Therapy on the Frozen Shoulder Travell and Simons portrayed trigger points without exaggeration as the scourge of mankind (Davies “The frozen shoulder workbook” 41). Trigger points are so painful that they can reduce the quality of someone’s life. They can take away the ability for someone to do simple things like open a car door, wash their hair, or even worse perform their job. Trigger points are very common and most people will experience a trigger point in their muscles at any given time....   [tags: Health, Medicine, Myofascial Stretching] 2450 words
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Exploring the Relationship Between Doctors and Patients - Going to the doctor seems so mundane yet necessary when we need a routine check-up or have an unknown sickness. As patients, we have never looked into how or why we visit the doctor but it is just something that we need to do when a problem arises. In the realm of medical visits, the doctor’s office holds great importance for the patient and doctors symbolizing a significant relationship between two people. In the video clip, “sore shoulder”, a woman visits the doctor for her concern of symptoms for a frozen shoulder, a problem she once had before which required surgery to heal it....   [tags: Nursing, Health Care] 1364 words
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The Rotator Cuff Complex - The rotator cuff muscles play a vital role in dynamic stability of the shoulder and glenohumeral joint. The glenohumeral joint is a shallow socket that allows for multiple directional movements through the frontal, sagittal, and transverse planes. The glenohumeral joint has the widest range of motion of all the joints in the body. The shoulder complex contains three bones: the scapula, the clavicle, and the humerus providing shape, support, and biomechanical form. The repetitive and forceful external rotation of the humerus is the primary cause of micro-trauma in competitive athletes resulting in anterior instability....   [tags: the GH joint] 1776 words
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Design of the Military Backpack - CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this chapter is to provide the finding and literature for support from the previous study which related to the title design of military backpack based on ergonomics perspectives. A review of other relevant studies related to this study is included in this chapter. This chapter is organized in a systematic order so that the reader can review this chapter easily. 2.2 BACKPACK FUNCTIONALITY AND COMFORT Various previous researches have considered the results of compressive forces around the shoulder muscles when the load is put on....   [tags: literature review, chapter 2] 1604 words
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The Rotator Muscles - The rotator cuff muscles play a vital role in dynamic stability of the shoulder and glenohumeral joint. The glenohumeral joint is a shallow socket that allows for multiple directional movements through the frontal, sagittal, and transverse planes. The glenohumeral joint has the widest range of motion of all the joints in the body. The shoulder complex contains three bones: the scapula, the clavicle, and the humerus providing shape, support, and biomechanical form. The repetitive and forceful external rotation of the humerus is the primary cause of micro-trauma in competitive athletes resulting in anterior instability....   [tags: anatomy, glenohumeral joint]
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Recovery After Rotator Cuff Surgery - Introduction After rotator cuff surgery, an exercise rehabilitation program will aid in your recovery, help you return to daily activities, and eventually will lead to your return to recreational activities and sports. This is a general rehabilitation program meant to be undertaken 4-6 weeks post-operation. Consult with your doctor or physical therapist to ensure you are ready for this program that provides a collection of stretches and exercises. However, not all exercises are recommended for all rotator cuff surgery patients....   [tags: rehabilitation, athletics, therapy] 1122 words
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Stretch It Out for Good Health - Stretch It Out “The definition of stretching is the straightening or extending of one’s body or a part of the body to its full length, typically so as to tighten one’s muscles or in order to reach something” (dictionary.com). That is just the generic definition that one will find when they google “definition of stretching”. Various stretches target different muscles and other areas of the body. People stretch for different reasons, but according to Acefitness.org, the main reasons people stretch are to decrease muscle stiffness, increase range of motion, reduce risk of injury, help relieve post-exercise aches and pains, improve posture, help reduce or manage stress, reduce muscular tension...   [tags: muscle tone and health]
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Bodybuilding Injury Prevention - Bodybuilding has been around a long time, so it makes sense that a few go-to exercises have made their place in the gym. But, today, we have the technology and expertise to avoid what actually hurts us and adjust to what works best. Here is a list of the major back and joint killers everyone does, but shouldn't. 1) LEG EXTENSIONS The weight is based at your ankles, so the torque applied to your knees is significantly higher than what you're really lifting and causes undue stress on your joints and tendons....   [tags: exercises, joints, strain] 534 words
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Golfer with Brachial Neuritis Misdiagnosed - ... since she fell and she said she didn’t. Dr. Wallace asked her if she had had the flu recently and she said no. He offered a steroid pack to reduce the pain, but she didn’t want them. He told her to rest from any activity and that he would reevaluate her in 2 weeks. One of the key characteristics of brachial neuritis is pain in the shoulder and arm of the affected side. Since the brachial plexus involves motor, sensory, and autonomic functions, the patient will most likely show weakness and a loss of muscle mass during the evaluation....   [tags: clinic, athlete, flu] 536 words
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Qualitative Anatomical Analysis: A Standing Broad Jump - Qualitative Anatomical Analysis A standing broad jump is a jump for distance from a standing position. It can be divided into four temporal phases: countermovement, propulsion, flight, and landing. In the countermovement phase, the subject squats to load up and extends the shoulders and the arms. In the propulsion phase, the goal is to generate enough force to propel the body forward. The person must stand erect in full extension of the trunk, hips, and knees. Then, the person flexes at the hip and the knee, which results with the trunk being rotated in a forward direction....   [tags: temporal phases, muscles] 1192 words
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Mechanics of the Basketball Free Throw Shot - The free throw shot is one the most important shots in basketball. In fact, around 20% of all points scored in the NCAA Division 1 are from free throws shots (Kozar, Vaughn, Lord, Whitfield, & Dve 243-248). The importance of this shot increases later in the game, because free throws tend to comprise greater percentage of the points that are scored in the last 5 minutes than the initial 35 minutes by either the wining or the losing team (Kozar et al., 123-129). The free throw shot is considered as the easiest shot for a professional basketball player, as the player stands alone, 15 feet away from the hoop with no defense or distraction....   [tags: sports, NCAA]
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Arthroscopic Surgery - Arthroscopic shoulder surgery helps many athlete’s speed up the healing process of many shoulder injuries. If an athlete requires some type of shoulder surgery many of them prefer to have the surgery done Arthroscopically so that they can resume playing or training to get back into their sport. Sometimes Arthroscopic surgery will even save some player’s careers. Baseball pitchers are the most common athletes to require shoulder surgery. Their shoulders have a lot of pressure put on them when they pitch....   [tags: Free Essays] 392 words
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Dangerous Injuries Caused by Playing Baseball - ... Symptoms associated with a UCL injury include the following: pain on the inside of the elbow, a sense of looseness or instability elbow, decreased ability to throw a baseball or other object. (Tommy). Rarely do UCL injuries interfere with non-throwing activities, such as: activities of daily living, exercising, lifting weights, batting in baseball or running (Tommy). Some players are usually first treated with conservative (non-surgical) therapies. These therapies include: rest, ice and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (Tommy)....   [tags: types of injuries, types of players]
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The 5 Things You Must Know About Rotator Cuff Surgery: Before, During And After - Having a torn rotator cuff is extremely painful. It will interfere with daily routines often times to the point of preventing you from being able to do normal everyday chores. There are treatments available for damage, however, if all other treatments have failed to work or if your physician has recommended surgery to repair the tear there are important facts you should know prior to having the surgery. First, is recognizing certain symptoms alerting you surgery is necessary. If you have pain that it constant especially when raising your arm over your head, problems sleeping on the side that is hurting, when lifting your arm you notice weakness in your muscles, and when you move your arm you...   [tags: Surgery, tips, ] 645 words
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Fightin' the System - They were coming out of the hospital when they noticed walkers had gathered outside the emergency room entrance. "Shit!" Daryl growled under his breath as he crouched down, pulling Merle with him. There must have been at least 20 of them. "Where tha f**k did they come from?" Merle whispered under his breath. "Tha f**k does it matter. We got ta get out of here 'fore they see us." Daryl growled. Just then one of the walkers turned its head and sniffed the air, it looked over its shoulder and noticed them crouching down....   [tags: Dialogue Essays] 597 words
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Working Out Your Body from Head to Toe - CORE Your abdominals consist of four muscles, usually known simply as your abs. Abs include the rectus abdominis, the transversus abdominis, and a pair of muscles called the obliques. Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work together to create better balance and stability. Oblique twists Opposite arm and leg raise Oblique twists Sit on the ground holding a dumbbell on both ends....   [tags: core, pushup, chest, legs] 1440 words
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Teachers Assign Too Much Homework - Every night is the same, frustrating routine for me: get home from a brain-rattling six-hour school day, eat as much food as I can find, do my daily chores, relax for an hour or two, and then pull out my mounds of homework due the following morning. With the addition of sports, my routine becomes chaotic. Instead of having one or two hours to relax, I am at practice for two to three hours. You can see how this would be a problem, right. Everybody needs at least a little time for himself/herself every day, but with sports in the picture, the time that I would usually have to myself is gone....   [tags: Homework Essays]
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Evaluation of Action Plan - Evaluation of Action Plan * As my skill weakness, I wanted to improve the amount of tackles I made with my right shoulder in a game. To do this I needed to improve the percentage of successful tackles with my right shoulder. My six week action plan involved drills specifically designed to improve my tackling so that I could improve the amount completed in matches and after monitoring my performances I have seen that my tackling has improved * Despite being my skill strength, I wanted to improve the percentage of tackles completed over the gain line with my left shoulder....   [tags: Papers] 661 words
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A shot by shot analysis of a major scene in Hitchcocks Notorious - The 3rd Major Scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious 1. The scene begins by fading in on the back of the silent man’s head (Cary Grant) in Alicia’s bungalow. Then the camera zooms out while sweeping right to give the first full shot and view of both of the main characters. They are shown seated at a table, with many empty bottles of liquor and glasses. 2. Then a tight reverse over the shoulder shot of Devlin’s face (Cary Grant) is next. Devlin then proclaims: “There's one more drink left apiece....   [tags: essays research papers] 1169 words
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My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses in Netball - From observing myself in a game situation these are what I consider are my strengths and weaknesses for Netball and why I think each one is a strength or weakness. Strengths Weaknesses > Shooting > Shoulder Pass > Bounce Pass > Chest Pass > Pivoting > Footwork > High-running Pass > Reaction Time > Agility > Speed Strengths: Strength 1: Shooting is one of my strengths as I think I perform it correctly. By correctly I mean having a balanced position (standing with my feet shoulder width apart and keeping my body straight), holding the ball above my head (so that the ball is resting on the tips of my fingers and my thumbs form a W shape), bending my kn...   [tags: Papers] 1706 words
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Going through the Past - History taking induces connections to the patient’s past problems to his or her reasoning for visiting the doctor today. During history taking, two different things are occurring: the doctor attempts to shape and validate the patient’s visit while the patient discusses his or her medical problem. As seen in the “Sore Shoulder” clip, history taking highlights the patient telling her doctor of her past medical issues with bursitis. Simultaneously, the doctor, in the clip, tries counteracting the patient’s prediction of having bursitis with an acute problem....   [tags: Health, Doctor-patient Relationship] 1706 words
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Voyeurism: A State Of Being. The Framing, Camera Angles and Camera Movement in "Rear Window" - Rear Window is an entertaining movie using voyeurism as a story element. For me it has a double meaning; first like the rear view mirror in a car one is always looking in it to see out of the rear window, at who or what is behind us, looking over our shoulder. The concept of ‘Looking over your shoulder’, brings to mind a paranoia of being followed or watched. The second is meaning of the movie’s title is more apparent in that the rear windows of the visible apartments share a common view of a circular enclave or backyard view of other neighbors who share the same visual experience....   [tags: Rear Window, film, movies, Voyeurism, ] 610 words
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Exercises for the Glutes - Exercises for the Glutes It was around the turn of the millenium when the news splashed around the world over that Jennifer Lopez had just gotten her 'ass'ets (buttocks) insured for a cool 1 billion dollars. That incident almost single-handedly got the derriere to the fore- so to speak. People went crazy over attaining the perfect buttocks- the right mixture of curvature and toned muscle. That the butt has a certain aesthetic value cannot be denied. Men and women around the world stock their closets up with skinny jeans only to accentuate their well sculpted buttocks....   [tags: buttocks, squats, healthy] 728 words
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Ideal Alignment: Execute Movement most Efficiently and Safety - In dance, the term ‘ideal alignment’ refers to the body at the state of which allows the dancer to execute movement most efficiently and safely. Correct alignment can relieve muscle tension and stress, which can be greatly assisted through imagery. Eric Franklin stated that "Posture reveals our genetic and social heritage as well as the sum of our accumulated mental and physical habits." Posture constantly fluctuates due to one’s psychological state (Franklin, E 1996). As a result, dancers must be able to recognise these postural changes and adapt their movement accordingly....   [tags: dance, ideal aligment, posture]
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Superstition in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - ... For instance, in chapter four, Jim believed a hair-ball could tell fortunes about Huck’s life, “Miss Watson's nigger, Jim, had a hair-ball as big as your fist, which had been took out of the fourth stomach of an ox, and he used to do magic with it. He said there was a spirit inside of it, and it knowed everything“(17). This shows how far he would go to believe in something. Though it is very weird, many of his superstitions seem rational and true for the most part, like when the hair-ball said that Huck was going to have trouble in his life....   [tags: terror, beliefs, education] 647 words
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Porphyria’s Lover a Poem Written by Robert Browning - In the poem “Porphyria’s Lover”, the author Robert Browning uses the ideas of love and sin to create a contradiction and uses this contradiction to explore the relationship between morality and art. The poem is much more complex than a perverse, frightening account of a man with the inability to properly express his feelings for a woman. The title “Porphyria’s Lover” leads the audience to believe that the woman and the speaker have had a relationship for a good period of time. When the woman enters into the man’s presence, she enters the cabin with ease and starts a fire; something a person would not do unless they were comfortable with the person and the situation....   [tags: love and sin, contradiction, relationships]
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An Exercise Many Love to Hate: The Burpee - Introduction of the ‘Burpee’ The burpee is an exercise many love to hate, its lactic acid heavy nature often leaves people shattered and gasping for breath. Many see the burpee as the ultimate full body exercise As a rugby union player exercises such as the burpee help keep my body in ideal shape and allow me to improve my performance. Strength, body composition and conditioning all play major roles in the efficiency and level of my performance on the field and the burpee enhances all of these components of my fitness....   [tags: multijoint exercises for sport]
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