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Foot Binding : Beauty And Torture

- 2 Foot binding is one of the cultures in China, signifying beauty and torture. Also, signifies that a girl had achieved womanhood. Men think that foot binding is a physical attractive in a woman. Foot binding may be a torture for women, but is part of the culture, and they had to respect the culture, otherwise they will be considered unmarriageable and become concubines or servants. Foot binding was motivated in the 10th centuries by a ballet dancer named Yao Niang, who bound her feet in a new moon shape to perform a dance to the emperor Li Yu....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Love, Foot]

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A Brief Note On The Athlete 's Foot

- While feet are stuck inside shoes and socks all day, they can become damp and smelly. They are also prone to infections like athlete 's foot, which doesn 't impact only athletes as the name implies. Anyone can get athlete 's foot if they 're not careful, yet it has nothing to do with hygiene. People who wash their feet daily can still contract the infection, and those who get the infection seem prone to it in the future. Definition & Facts Athlete 's foot, also known as tinea pedis, is an infection that is fungal in nature....   [tags: Bacteria, Infection, Immune system, Foot]

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The Hundred-Foot Journey, by Richard C. Morais

- Thesis:- Food meant a lot for people, it gives us livelihood, and one cannot image his life without food. Hundred foot journey novel is based on the theme of food, in which author tells his journey from his grandfather’s restaurant (Mumbai) to Paris where he owns his Three Star restaurant via London And then Lumiere, a small town in France. Although “the hundred-foot journey “seems very short physically, it took so long to Hassan become the French chef. 1) Madam Mallory hunger strike and Papa’s approval....   [tags: hundred foot journey, french food]

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Taking Life for Granted in "The Necklace," "My Left Foot," and "Our Town"

- Many people take life for granted every day. Many of the characters in the stories we have read often do this. In “The Necklace”, Mathilda does this by always thinking of herself and nobody else. My Left Foot shows how Christy Brown never takes his life for granted, and by doing this it helped him overcome his disabilities. In the story Our Town not taking life for granted is one of the main themes, such as when Emily dies and George becomes very upset about it. In the story My Left Foot, Christy Brown was diagnosed at the age of three with cerebral palsy....   [tags: Necklace, Our Town, My Left Foot]

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Foot in the Door

- Human interaction at its basest can be described as a clash of wills. Different parties with different agendas come together, each hoping to get what they want with as little effort or cost as possible. Everyone wants something for as close to nothing as they can get. This was the impetus for the exploration of the foot-in-the-door technique. The foot-in-the-door technique, also called the gradation technique, refers to the assumption that a person who has already complied with a small request is more likely to agree to a larger one later....   [tags: HUman Interaction, Experiments]

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Oedipus The One With The Swollen Foot

- First and foremost, Oedipus is the one with the swollen foot. His biological father tried to kill him at birth because the Oracle said: “your son will grow up to kill you and marry his mother.” (Sophocles) Laius assumed his only way out was to get rid of the problem before it came to the surface. Oedipus did not die so the prophecy could still be justified in the future. Oedipus discovered his parents were not his actual parents. He sought to locate his real parents, but the Oracle told him the prophecy that will transpire....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Oedipus, Mother]

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Philippa Foot on Moral Dilemmas

- The problem of dilemma, as presented by Philippa Foot in her writing, “Moral Dilemmas Revisited”, is the problem of whether it is possible to be in a situation where you cannot avoid making a wrong choice. Foot argues that it is always possible to avoid making a wrong choice in a difficult situation. She presents the ideas of multiple philosophers and their defense of the thought that there are situations where you can and will make a wrong choice. Foot defends herself further in the explanation of her point....   [tags: philosophical analysis]

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The Human Foot and Ankle

- Introduction The human foot and ankle are composed of 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. These components work together to provide the body with support, balance and mobility. The foot acts as a “rigid lever and mobile adapter” (Amstrong [Prosthetic feet], 2010). The human foot must be capable of withstanding the body’s weight and functions as a shock absorber (Swierzewski, 2007; NYU, 1990). The prosthetic foot needs to be capable of mimicking the missing natural foot, to make for the most efficient gait pattern....   [tags: Biology, Bones, Joints]

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Finish Line and Foot Locker

- • Company Description o Finish Line, Inc. is the second largest leader athletic based company in the United States. The company was founded in 1976 and now operates over 600 stores in 48 states. Finish Line is the franchise company of the Athlete’s Foot in Indianapolis, Indiana. By 1981, the company expanded beyond the 10 franchises they owned. The Athlete’s Foot franchising rights were to operate franchises within the borders of Indiana, so the owners decided to start their own company and named it The Finish Line....   [tags: Business]

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The Contribution Of Solomon Foot

- Biography of Solomon Foot Solomon foot was born on November 19th, 1802 to Dr. Solomon Foot and Betsey Crossett Foot, In Cornwall, Vermont. He was the Senator of Vermont from March 4, 1851 to March 28, 1866. Before he was elected senator he was a member of the United States House of Representatives from the first district of Vermont from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1847. Solomon Foot played a small role in the Kansas-Nebraska Act, however he was very passionate on the fact that he was completely against slavery and opposed the expansion of slavery....   [tags: United States]

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Survey Of Foot 's Ethics

- Survey of Foot’s Ethics In her account of natural normativity, Foot overestimates the ease we can go from the basic facts of human nature to normative claims of how we should live. The biggest problem with Foot’s general line of argument is the connection she attempts to draw between natural defects in non-human organisms and moral deficiencies. Foot notes that there are certain capacities (both physical and mental) without which human beings are naturally defective (i.e. not as they should be.) This comes from Foot’s belief that what is normal in a species is normative, the standard by which we assess individuals of the species....   [tags: Human, Life, Species, Morality]

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Personal Commentary On The Right Foot

- Kaeden rested on his bed in somewhat of an odd position. His head was slightly crooked against the wall, a position that would later cause him neck pain, and while it was a choice he regretted every night when he was taken by the reigns of exhaustion and he laid down just to feel that pain in the back of his neck, sometimes moving through his muscles, venturing into his shoulder, he still always sat like that anyways. He had his right foot on the bed, supporting his leg to be in a position with the knee pointing towards the ceiling, almost like an upside-down “v”, with his left leg crossed, his calf resting on his knee....   [tags: Mind, Thought, The dozens, Mother]

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Reducing The Carbon Foot Print

- One of the most debated topics in twenty-first century politics is energy. As the world has progressively improved in technology, so has our dependence on energy. Energy comes from many sources, such as non-renewable and renewable energy. Non-renewable energy pertains to fossil fuel (coal and oil), natural gas, and nuclear. Renewable energy resources are hydro, wind, and solar. Since the industrial revolution most of the energy used has been non-renewable energy. These non-renewable energy sources have caused ecological problems, although there is disagreement to the extent....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Peak oil]

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Analysis of Foot Locker

- Sneakers are one of the many things we wear day to day. You’ve most likely gone to the mall or a local store to buy a pair. If you’ve never bought a pair of sneakers from Foot Locker, then stop what you’re doing and go get yourself a pair right now. Foot Locker only sells what's best out there in the market, if a pair of sneakers is Foot Locker approved then you won't even have to hesitate about getting them. Not only will you be satisfied with the shoes you buy but Foot Locker is always supplied with the latest athletic clothing....   [tags: Research Paper]

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Diabetic Foot

- Keypoints 1. Patients with diabetic foot may present as an emergency with sepsis (with or without ischemia), they may also present with tissue loss. 2. A prompt diagnosis, clear pathway, management plan as well as urgent surgical intervention will cutback complications and reduce the risk of amputation. 3. Multidisciplinary team approach is inevitable, as these conditions may be life threatening. Epidemiology The global prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus is 5.1% and is constantly rising. It is anticipated to be 7.7% by 20301....   [tags: ]

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History and Effectiveness of a Police Foot Patrol

- Sir Robert Peel created the first organized police department in London U.K. in 1829. His central idea for this creation was to provide “unremitting through visible patrol” (Ratcliffe et al. 2011). He believed that local citizens be deterred from his aggressive police presence in the area and knowing their chance of being apprehended and punished would be high. The debate in these modern times seems to hinge on the idea of whether police patrol deters crime in hot spots. This essay is significant because by using foot patrol as a unit of analysis, it will be easier to control the perspective of the task at hand while keeping the information processing at a simplified level....   [tags: Sir Robert Peel, Broken Windows Theory]

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Remedies For Foot And Shoe Odor Abound

- How many times have you taken off your shoes, only to send everyone else running from the room, holding their noses. The odors that develop in our footwear can be horrible, but most people have no idea how to eliminate them. The reason our shoes smell is simple. Bacteria. These stinky little critters multiply rapidly under the right conditions and your footwear just happens to contain the perfect environment. Hot, dark and damp, our sneakers breed bacteria, and therefore, odor. Remedies for foot and shoe odor abound....   [tags: Shoe, Footwear, Shoes, Flip-flops]

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Exploring Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)

- Foot and Mouth Disease Synonym : Aphthous fever,Aftosa,Enzootic apthiae Importance Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious viral disease that primarily affects cloven-hooved livestock and wildlife. Although adult animals generally recover, the morbidity rate is very high in naïve populations, and significant pain and distress occur in some species. Sequelae may include decreased milk yield, permanent hoof damage and chronic mastitis. High mortality rates can be seen in young animals....   [tags: highly contagious viral disease]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Hundred Foot Journey '

- The movie “The Hundred Foot Journey” is a great representation of different cultures interacting as well as the different food habits. The movie is based on an Indian family who moves to Italy and wants to open an Indian restaurant across street from a famous Italian restaurant in the small town. The Kadam family wants to bring the Indian cuisine to a new culture and share some of their values. They have trouble expanding their culinary delights to the public because Marquerite the sous-chef doesn’t want any competition....   [tags: Food, Culture, India, Restaurant]

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Teaching Project

- I- Introduction: Diabetes is one of the most discussed and debated chronic disease amongst many conditions in the category, and has been studied extensively. This is undoubtedly related to just how common diabetes is. In fact, in 2013, according to the IDF Diabetes Atlas (2013), 382 million individuals had diabetes, around 6% of the roughly 7 billion world population. Amongst those, about 80% live in low to middle income countries (IDF, 2013). Considering that those countries form the majority of the world and that they encompass a majority of diabetics, we can notice a very wide spread pattern of diabetes in the world....   [tags: Medicine, Health]

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Foot Washing in The Gospel of John

- Foot Washing in The Gospel of John      Christ washed his disciples’ feet that he might give a proof of that great love wherewith he loved them. Christ washed his disciple’s feet that he might signify to them spiritual washing, and the cleansing of the soul from the pollutions of sin. Christ washed his disciple’s feet that he might give an instance of his own wonderful humility, and show how lowly and condescending he was, and let all the world know how low he could stoop in love to his own....   [tags: Bible Jesus Christ John Religious Essays]

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A Brief Note On Foot Patrol And Automobile Patrol

- A major factor that influences how patrol officers fulfill their responsibilities is the method of patrol they use. There are several methods of patrol used throughout the many police departments in the country. The most commonly used methods of patrol are the combination of foot patrol and automobile patrol. Foot patrol is the oldest form of patrol and consists of officers walking a beat and responding to incidents of foot. At one point, foot patrol became less popular and then re-emerged as a community policing tool....   [tags: Police, Crime, Automobile, Police car]

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Analysis of Article Regarding Foot Strike Patterns in Running

- In the current era of our culture, the pressure to become more fit and healthy leads to all new speculations regaurding health and our early ancestors. From eating like a “cave man” with the paleo diet to running with the trendy barefoot style running shoes, it seems like, now more than ever people are trying to mirror early Homo sapiens. Media and ads are pushing our culture to become more natural to the point that new evidence may suggest it may not be as beneficial in terms of avoiding injury for long distance runners, as discovered by Kevin Hatala, Heather Dingwall, Roshna Wundelich and Brian Richmond....   [tags: Running, Africa, Ancestors]

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Nurse-Patient Interactions Related to Diabetes Foot Care

- In today’s world, research and it implications to nursing practice are paramount to positive patient results. The following critique of the quantitative research article entitled “Nurse-Patient Interactions Related to Diabetes Foot Care” written by Lisa Sue Flood. This is a critique of her research study dated November of 2009 Oakland University, Rochester Michigan. Problem Statement, Study Purpose, and Research Question Diabetic foot care is becoming an ever increasing concern as diabetes has reached epidemic proportion....   [tags: Nursing Education]

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The Movie ' Stink Foot, A Twist On A Greek Tragedy

- Walking into the Young Vic, you enter into a cultural space. The theatre teems with activity and boisterous laughter on a Monday night from their bar, The Cut. Although it’s called the Young Vic, the slightly older, sophisticated crowd in the bar and in line for entry into La Musica contradicts the theatre’s name. So that the theatre remains in accordance with the Young Vic’s policy of focusing on environmental consciousness, it gives the audience wooden ‘tickets’. Due to the composition of the audience, it feels forced, almost like an attempt to petition to the environmentalist outlook of the younger generation they try to attract....   [tags: Streaming media, Performance, Theatre, Audience]

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The Marble Eight Foot Tall Ancient Greek Sculpture

- Affects are moments of intensity, a resonation, causing a response by both our mind and body. It’s the engaging quality of an artwork, responsible for initiating our collective and personal experiences. In its self, an artwork is produced of multiple affects that await activation through viewer’s participation. Affects are infectious, an involuntary response, forcing one body’s suffering onto another. Each artworks affect is passively experienced, however, is created in different ways. Through a comparison of Agesander’s, Anthenodoros and Polydorus’s Greek sculpture, “Laocoon and his Son’s” with “How it Is” By Polish artist Miroslaw Barkla, then engaging qualities of affect will be clarifie...   [tags: Suffering, Emotion, Affect, Ancient Greece]

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Win Bets By Showing Off His Disfigured Foot

- win bets by showing off his disfigured foot?” -(War 1). The son debates whether his father’s expensive surgery was worth it. The father is already living an undesirable life and his son does not see the logic in helping out this old man. The father spends what little money he earns gambling and hanging out at the bar. His poor lifestyle has caught up to him and has almost rendered him useless. “Victor walked to the front door and opened it. The stink rolled out and made them both gag. Victor 's father had lain in that trailer for a week in hundred-degree temperatures before anyone found him....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Philippa Foot's Hypothetical Imperatives

- Philippa Foot's Hypothetical Imperatives Philippa Foot finds trouble with the arguments of Kant, who said that it was necessary to distinguish moral judgments from hypothetical imperatives. Although this may have become an unquestionable truth, Foot says that this is a misunderstanding. Kant defined a hypothetical imperative as an action that addresses what "should" or "ought" to be done. He believed that the necessity of performing a certain action was based on other desires. This particular action would only be important if it was beneficial for another reason....   [tags: Ethics Kant Philosophy Philosophical Essays]

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Big Foot

- BIG FOOT Is Bigfoot real. Bigfoot was known in the past to be just a legend, but more and more researchers keep finding more and more information to back their theory up. Where is Bigfoot. “ Dennis Roe was hidden in a bush outside of Hollywood and a female Bigfoot about six feet tall, approximately three feet wide, weighing around three hundred pounds came towards Dennis unaware she was being watched. When bigfoot was about twenty feet away from Dennis, it squatted down and crawled over to the bush he was hiding in.” Hundreds and hundreds of people have reported seeing a bigfoot....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Forefoot Mobility in Ankle and Foot Orthoses: Effects on Gait of Children

- Ankle foot orthoses (AFO’s) and foot orthoses have been used frequently to help children with Cerebral Palsy gait patterns. The use of ankle foot orthoses and foot orthoses help improve alignment of the foot, help with balance, and prevent deformity (331). When wearing ankle foot orthroses, it helps prevent toe walking, decreases gastrocnemius activity, and prevents equinus because it blocks plantar flexion past ninety degrees (331). There are three case studies of three children with Cerebral palsy....   [tags: health, cerebral palsy]

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- The practice of Foot-Binding entered into Mainstream Chinese culture around the 12th and 13th centuries (Feng 236), a time when the emerging conservative movement and the creation of a new social class system severely lowered the status of women. The restructuring of the social class system was driven by new and increased prosperity and created a new and higher standard of living that was enjoyed by the new upper class of scholars and farmers. The higher standard of living of the once lower stature classes and the emergence of the increased emphasis on a women’s chastity, left women only one clear option, that is to use the one thing that could be under their and their families control, tha...   [tags: Chinese History ]

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Young Goodman Brown, The Mummy 's Foot, And Merimee 's The Venus Of Ille

- Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown,” Gauthier’s “The Mummy’s Foot,” and Mérimée’s “The Venus of Ille,” put forward the idea that the fantastic genre is a reflection and a critique of societal issues. In the aforementioned short stories, the authors reflect on and critique societal issues that troubled people of the mid-nineteenth century: religion, commercialism and intellectualism. First, Hawthorne blatantly critiques religion and its hierarchy of power; the protagonist in “Young Goodman Brown” is convinced (in a dream state or not) that those in his community, including the higher ups of the church, defect to the devil....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, Goodman, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Getting Your Foot in the Door: A guide to winning the Girl of Your Dreams

- Getting Your Foot in the Door: A guide to winning the Girl of Your Dreams You try saying something smooth but uttering more than a simple phrase becomes an impossibility. Her eyes penetrate your comfort zone making you feel not only vulnerable, but inadequate. A piece of gum would be god-sent and in response to her questions all that can be mined from the depths of your brain are simple one word answers; nothing but “sure” or a smirk can come out, leaving her with something to be desired. You want to win her heart but what can be done when every time your eyes meet you lose all composure....   [tags: Relationships]

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Is the ‘Sucker Foot’ of Myzopoda Aurita a Kind of Adaptation That Enhances Their Survivorship?

- Introduction The Myzopoda aurita is one of the bat species that can adherent themselves to vertical spheres, such as smooth leaves. By Thewissen and Etnier (1995), with these particular pads, they can roost inside the rolled leaves of palm trees, which is an efficient way to avoid being detected by their predators. In other words, the ‘sucker foot’ is then an important organ in improving its survivorship. There are in total six species of bats that have this kind of ability, which can be divided into two families....   [tags: bat, leaves, predators, organ, surviror]

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The Childhoods Portrayed in My Left Foot and Blue Remembered Hills by Christy Brown

- ... I looked out on the world noticing everything except myself.” As a child it seems he was almost unaware that he had a disability that made him different from the other children and by the acceptance of his siblings and his own determination it seems that he did feel like a part of normal society where he could interact and enjoy himself with other children without being prejudiced against. However after some years Christy became more and more isolated from his peers due to the breakdown of his go cart and the inability to go outside and play with other children alienated him from others “Everything was changed....   [tags: potter, upbringings, disability]

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Crime And Crime Prevention Through Environment Design, And Foot Control

- In today’s society there is a high fear of crime by society. Society actions show that there is anxiety and fear about crime. Therefore, anxiety and fear about crime has placid our cities and communities. Society express fear of being victimized by crimes, criminal activities, and behaviors. Therefore, according to, (Crime, 1999) states that “ the level of fear that a person holds depends on many factors, including but, not limited to: “ gender, age, any past experiences with crime that a person may have, where one lives, and one’s ethnicity.” All of those factors have a huge impact on one’s fear level....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Criminal justice, Victimology]

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A Place for All That Is Lost in Ron Rash´s One Foot in Eden

- “A Place for all That is Lost” Ron Rash’s One Foot in Eden is a story of desperation, longing, murder, and a disappearing way of life. It takes place in South Carolina in the 1950s. The story is told from five character’s points of view. It begins with Sheriff Alexander trying to solve a murder, while at the same time coming to grips with his own feelings about the mountain community and people he has left behind. He also has to contend with the exploitation of the community by Carolina Power Company, who is eager to flood the area....   [tags: endurance, faith, interdependence, widow]

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An Analysis Of Richard C. Morais 's ' The Hundred Foot Journey '

- In the novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey, Richard C. Morais illustrates the importance of women in Hassan’s success through Hassan’s two most influential women, Ammi and Madame Mallory. Ammi plays a significant role in Hassan’s success since she acts as Hassan’s first teacher who instills the passion for cooking into him and sets him up for such success. Also, Madame Mallory has an important role in Hassan’s success because she acts as Hassan’s second teacher who mentors him and ultimately places Hassan into his success....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Youth mentoring, Coaching]

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Why A Citizen Is An Active Citizen And Put Their Best Foot Forward

- As times change, so too does the role of a citizen in American society. The current situation in America calls everyone to take on the role of an active citizen and put their best foot forward. We as a nation face many social, economic, and international conflicts. It is the common belief in America that we are to set the example for democracy. If this is true, then Ralph Nader describes our situation best, “There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship” ( To set the example that is needed, citizens must employ the three forms of citizenship in everyday life....   [tags: Law, Government, Citizenship, Tax]

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Investigating the Relationship Between Foot Size and Height

- Investigating the Relationship Between Foot Size and Height I predict that the taller the pupil is, the bigger their foot size will be. Plan ==== I’ve been given 60 pieces of data from pupils, about their height and foot size. I will be using a piece of software called Fathom where I will place this information into a scatter graph, to see whether or not my hypothesis is correct. Fathom will produce a line of best fit on my graph and tell me what my r-value is. The r-value shows the product moment correlation coefficient....   [tags: Papers]

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How Reflexology Is A Form Of Complementary Health Care

- Reflexology is a form of complementary health care that is practiced all throughout the world. Reflexology has been defined as, “a method of treatment whereby reflex points in the feet are massaged in a way to bring about an effect in areas of the body quite distant from the feet and hands but the feet have the reflex response” (Hall, 2013, p. 1). One could look at it as an internal massage without actually cutting a person open and massaging their intestines. As with any form of alternative medicine, the basic principle focuses on the mind, body and spirit as a whole trying to create homeostasis within the body....   [tags: Alternative medicine, Medicine, Foot]

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The Gait Cycle Of The Leg Lift An Swing Phase

- Locomotion is the ability to move from one place to another. We use locomotion every day without even thinking about what we are doing. For most of us, walking is the main method of locomotion, it requires balance and could even be described as controlled falling. Taking just one step uses 200 muscles throughout the entire body and walking uses all the joints and muscles of the lower limb. "It is characterized by an ‘inverted pendulum‘motion, the body vaults over the non-moving limb."(The Functional Anatomy of Walking – Positive Health Online.) When humans walk, it usually consists of a repeated gait cycle....   [tags: Knee, Foot, Extension, Flexion]

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Hammertoe Correction Is A Muscle Imbalance

- Hammertoe correction has become one of the most frequently procedures performed by Podiatrist. Hammertoe is a muscle imbalance that puts a lot of pressure on the toe’s tendons and joints. This pressure then forces the toe into a hammer shape. Causes of hammertoe are generally associated with ill fitted shoes or often occur with other toe problems. The goal of the hammertoe surgery is to ease the pain from the hammertoe if other treatment, non-operative treatment, has not solved the problem and reduced pain....   [tags: Surgery, Foot, Anesthesia, Physician]

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Unfair Treatment of Women in A Work of Artifice by Marge Piercy

- *The poem “A work of Artifice” is written by Marge Piercy. The poem describes a bonsai tree and uses the tree as a metaphor for woman, by depicting woman that is treated unfairly, especially by not giving them their freedom of rights. I will prove my argument in this essay by examining the main metaphor, the relationship between the tree and the gardener, the tree symbolizing women and the Chinese foot binding. The bonsai tree represents a woman and the gardener is a man. The gardener is a man because every day he whittles back the branches....   [tags: foot binding, bonsai, roles]

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The Human Form And Themes Of Helplessness And Isolation

- In past semesters my work has centered on the human form and themes of helplessness and isolation. The forms I create have conjoined legs and lack arms, making them akin to tadpoles. Having no hope of defending themselves, or standing up right, they must rely on supports. These supports are where my problems begin. While they work well on their own as individual pieces, neither the supports nor figures work when in conjunction to one another. This issue is caused by putting my sole focus on the figure until finished and then trying to figure out how to support it....   [tags: Force, Foot, Figure, Piece]

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My Personal Phone For A Black Suv

- On 12/26/2015 at 22:16 hours, P/O Nucera #5223 called my personal cellphone advising me that a male in a black SUV in front of Victory Chinese was having difficulties staying awake while sitting in the driver seat. P/O Nucera advised a friend of his, which works at Papa Johns, called him about the male. John Maslanik (caller) advised the male drove into the complex, got out of the vehicle, and started to pace back and forth in front of the storefront. When I arrived in the adjacent lot, I observe a black male sitting in the driver seat of the vehicle that was parked in front of the Victory Chinese restaurant....   [tags: Automobile, Walking, Vehicle, Foot]

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The Heart Attack And Stroke

- callous, In some studies both kind of neuropathies have been proven to cause Charcot foot. Also the hands can show signs of thenar atrophy. Thirdly the Autonomic neuropathy can affect the nerves which control involuntary functions which is the stomach emptying, bowel movements, our ability to pass urine and sweat and can also affect the functioning of the heart. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is also another complication of diabetes that happens when blood vessels in the legs become blocked or narrowed due to fatty deposits....   [tags: Hypertension, Myocardial infarction, Foot]

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Crossing Paths With A Mountain Lion

- Triston Thompson Crossing paths with a mountain lion really changed my perception of how dangerous the wilderness was. I was wearing my black and red striped sweater that had a little hole under my left armpit with my charcoal black sweats that barely covered my ankles due to the shortness in length and wearing my favorite black and white sketchers which were ripped by the toes so, I was able to stick my big toe out of my show. I was walking around the edge of my grandparents ten acre property at around noon because the world around me was really bright, with every step I took crunched due to the deepness of the pale white ice which covered the floor about four inches deep....   [tags: Grandparent, Family, Foot, Inch]

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Description Of A Beach Bum

- I was born in Boca Raton near the beach, moved to Jupiter and lived near the beach, then moved to Jacksonville Beach. I have always lived in Florida within proximity of the beach, 5 miles distance at most. My love for the beach and all sensations associated with it is so immense and only grows with time. Certainly I can classify myself as a beach bum – racing to the beach nearly every day with my skimboard, body board, and my heart full of excitement. I don’t know what you envision when you hear the word ‘beach,’ but I like to think I have a one-of-a-kind mindset when it comes to the subject....   [tags: Ocean, Water, Friendship, Foot]

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Like Water for Chocolate and The hundred Foot Journey Describes Self Esteem and Relationship Issues

- Body image issues manifest in Like Water for Chocolate and The hundred Foot journey. Describe the self-esteem issues different characters encounter in each text. How do these issues shape their self-identity or relationships with others. Relationship between self esteem and family customs with respect to food Food is fundamental a piece of our life. Each one society has exceptional cooking character. Each society is one of a kind in their ceremonies, sustenance they expend speaks to their like and aversion....   [tags: body, self-identify, attributes]

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How Much Foot Traffic Jackson Street Has During A Normal Business Day

- Application to the case study This research method would be employed by Needs Analysis Consultants and would be one of the main methods used in this research project to achieve our first objective “1. To find out how much foot traffic Jackson Street has during a normal business day (7am-4pm).” Surveyors would take shifts at different locations on Jackson Street over a number of weekdays and weekends between the hours of 7am and 4pm until a sufficient amount of data is collected from which trends, patterns and predications can be made....   [tags: Quantitative research, Scientific method]

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The Most Popular Sport Of The World

- Soccer the most popular sport in the world, since is the sport with more active players with around 270 million athletes. By having registered so many players, it’s not surprising that this sport has more fans than any other sport worldwide. Every team looks for a player that moves the ball, and that creates plays to score. This means a person that pass the ball through the entire game. To pass the ball in a proper way is one of the main skills a player needs to play soccer. Passing the ball, keeps the game going....   [tags: Association football, Football, Player, Foot]

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A Brief Note On Dementia And Alzheimer 's And Dementia Care

- Mavencare Dementia Care Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms associated with the chronic, or assiduous decline of mental capabilities, caused by brain disease or injury. Typical symptoms of dementia include: memory disturbances; loss of visual perception; personality and behavior changes; communication and language impairment; and confused thinking. Dementia severely impacts an individual’s ability to interact with others, and safely perform their usual daily routines. A. Benefits of Alzheimer 's and Dementia Care Mavencare, a home health care service, has compassionate caregivers who specialize in working with individuals with dementia....   [tags: Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Psychology, Foot]

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Taking on Water: The Water Diva Challenge

- Watershed An impressively credentialed individual that is going to use her training to get her act together about water in her life. Her desire is to learn about and implement a plan to lower the water footprint of her home. That she is going on a quest to become a “water diva” is commendable and it seems at the same very daunting. To quote, “I would so with honor and grace. How. I didn’t know…” Eddy Although quite some time has passed since embarking on the quest, now she starts to get serious....   [tags: watershed, flow, foot, dehydration, diet]

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A Brief Article On Ankle Sprains

- Ankle sprains is something that we see a lot of being in athletic training so I figured there would be a lot of research in this area to get an athlete where the taping or bracing would be the most beneficial to them. Even though we don’t have football in Casper and we don’t have a sport where spatting is necessary it might be helpful in the future. Even now seeing the statistics of the different types of taping and bracing is interesting. I also chose this topic because in the taping and intro classes we didn’t really talk about spatting because we don’t have any sports dealing with this and it is just like a regular ankle tape, but it is over the shoe so the extra information would be usef...   [tags: American football, Football, Tape, Foot]

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Analysis of an Episode from A Visit from the Foot Binder by Emily Prager

- Analysis of an Episode from A Visit from the Foot Binder by Emily Prager In this essay I will be looking at, “A visit from the foot binder” written by Emily Prager and I will analyse closely the episode in the story where Lord Guo Guo comes back to view and witness the expense Lady Guo Guo has gone to, to create her burial tomb. I aim to look at the way in which this episode has been written and relate it to the main themes and functions of this story. Through reading this episode I believe that it signifies the portrayal of authority both sexes have over each other, and the different ways that each can influence one an other with it....   [tags: Papers]

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What Type Of Shoe Shoes

- Most people in the world gratefully have the chance to make their own choices and decisions every day. One of those choices and decisions that they make is what they are going to put on their feet for the day. Unknowingly the decision of what type of shoe a person wears for a specific day will affect their entire day. There are also many factors that contribute to what type or style of shoes a person buys or wears such as economic status, design, usefulness, and popularity. As of today, there are various types of shoes which are sandals, heels, boots and athletic and casual shoes....   [tags: Shoe, Footwear, Foot, Flip-flops]

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Don 't Let Me Down

- There was something special that happened on my Sunday evening. The Kinda special when you knew something was going to happen, good or bad. Me and my soccer team had made it to the finals after winning the playoffs on Saturday, we couldn 't wait for this day. On this certain day, the feeling in my stomach was horrible, I just had that nervous intensity of butterflies. But I was fierce, aggressive, and ready to bring this trophy home. On Sunday at about 12:00 pm I grabbed my soccer bag, water bottle, and headphones....   [tags: Association football, Game, Foot, Apostrophe]

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Underneath the Surface: Book Analysis

- ... or Has something happened?’ He spoke as if we’d just bumped into each other in downtown Seneca, not the middle of his tobacco field” (Rash, 16). Another observation is that he’s in a pointless marriage. His wife is cold, distant, and comes across as egotistical. The couple had a miscarriage and that is most likely the reason for the distance and resentment in Sheriff Alexander and Janice’s marriage. Whenever the sheriff mentions Janice the reader would be faced with her coldness and lack of interest in Will....   [tags: Ron Rash's One Foot in Eden]

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The Children of Thalidomide

- Thalidomide was a drug that devastated thousands of people’s lives in the 1960s. This happened due to a popular belief that the human fetus was protected from maternal drug exposures in the sanctum sanctorum of the uterus (Annas, et. al.). Thalidomide was developed in 1957 as a sedative and, in 1961, was unfortunately discovered to cause a wide variety of birth defects causing over eight thousand “thalidomide babies” to be born. Thalidomide, “a sedative-hypnotic, withdrawn from general use because of its potential for teratogenic effects, particularly phocomelia, when taken during pregnancy,” (Glanze 1116) also known as alpha-pthalimide-glutarimide, was first developed by Dr....   [tags: drug, club foot, facial palsy]

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The Evolution of Shoes

- Shoes have been worn for many centuries and evolved over time. They serve the purpose of protecting and providing comfort for people’s feet. They also have benefited people in the fashion and sports industry through the many different types of shoes that people wear. Shoes are for covering of the foot. Some are made out of leather, mud, wood, and other available materials that were available at the time. Prehistoric shoes had sturdy bottom and sometimes didn’t reach above the ankle (Prehistoric the iceman cometh)....   [tags: Protection, Comfort, Foot Covering, History]

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Finish Line - Case Study

- History In 1976, two friends, Alan Cohen and David Klapper, partnered to run a franchise called Athlete’s Foot. Athlete’s Foot was a large athletic footwear business. By 1981, Cohen and Klapper’s vision had grown larger than what Athlete’s Foot was able to contain. Therefore, in 1981, Cohen and Klapper decided to open their own company as a spin off of Athlete’s Foot. They decided to call it Finish Line. At the time of Finish Line’s start up, Cohen and Klapper still maintained 10 Athlete’s Foot stores....   [tags: Athlete’s Foot]

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Women and the Family in Chinese History

- Women and the Family in Chinese History By Patricia The price paid by women in ancient china: Foot binding and Concubines Georgiana Grecea WHO 2001 Professor: Peterson November 1st, 2013 When it comes to traditions, customs and beliefs, one of the most mysterious civilizations in the world is considered to be ancient China. Through their values and cultural lifestyle they have succeeded for many years to make us wonder and want us to know more about their beliefs and traditions in their lives....   [tags: China, foot binding, tradition, concubines, cuture]

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Team Leadership At The 100 Foot Level By Robert Trent

- In his article titled, "Team Leadership at the 100-foot Level" Robert Trent argues that effective team leadership requires individuals who are qualified in a variety of knowledge and skill areas. His belief is that a successful leader should have knowledge in multiple areas. Do you support the notion that a "generalist" is better than a "specialist" (one with expertise in one specific area) in a leadership position. Substantiate your claim using findings from at least two scholarly?articles as well as your professional/personal experiences.....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Employment, Knowledge]

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Chronic Pain Of Lower Extremity Swelling

- CC Mrs. Krystock a 74-year-old female here today complaining of lower extremity swelling. HPI The patient tells me that she has noticed that her ankles and feet have been swollen for the last couple of weeks. She does not recall ever having this in the past, except for years and years ago, which she said was at a time when she was quite ill and hospitalized. She has not really had lower extremity swelling since then. She says that what she has noticed over the years is that her ankles and feet seem to "puff up" when it is very hot weather, as it has been recently....   [tags: Asthma, Pneumonia, Aspirin, Foot]

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Dangerous Foods in the Book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Foot Giants Hooked Us

- The book Salt, Sugar, and Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us discusses the danger of food with its readers. The dangers of food discussed in the book are the ingredients of Salt, Sugar and Fat in the food individuals consume on a daily basis. Producers use these ingredients to their advantage to get the consumers bliss point. The bliss point attained is used by the food giants to achieve a profit. However due to research on the health risks of these ingredients food companies are strategizing in order to maintain their profit and earn more of a profit....   [tags: profit, product, obsity]

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The Physics of a 500 foot Mark McGwire Home Run are Unlikely

- On September 8, 1998 Mark McGwire conquered the previous home run record set in a single season by Roger Maris in 1961. The event was memorable to most fans when he defeated Roger Maris, and finalized baseball's new season record of 70 home runs. Mark McGwire was a powerful man and he was known for his ability to smash baseballs great distances. However, many disagree that he was able to launch a baseball 500 feet and beyond. No doubt, this is a great distance to project a baseball. Many years ago during the era of Babe Ruth, another powerful hitting legend, there were articles written claiming that he blasted a hit that carried further than 600 feet, let alone 500 feet....   [tags: physics baseball home run]

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Case Study : Marina Police Units

- Marina Police units were dispatched to 304 Carmel Ave #3 on a report of a male breaking into a house and fighting with family members. The suspect, Oscar Ledesma was taken into custody and transported to county jail. This report shall document my involvement in this case. On 8/29/2016 at about, 0104 hours, Marina units were dispatched to 304 Carmel Avenue #3 on a report of a male subject (Oscar Ledezma-Juarez) breaking into a house with hammer and fighting with family members. I responded Code 3 from MBEST and Reservation Road and arrived on scene....   [tags: Police, Family, Foot, English-language films]

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The Body As Dress By Dorothy Ko

- In her article "The body as attire," Dorothy Ko (1997) reviewed the history about foot binding in seventeenth-century China, and expressed a creative viewpoint. Foot binding began in Song Dynasty, and was just popular in upper social society. With the gradually popularization of foot binding, in the end of Song Dynasty, it became generally popular. In Qing Dynasty, foot binding was endowed deeper meaning that was termed into a tool to against Manchu rule. The author, Dorothy Ko, studied from another aspect which was women themselves to understand and explained her shifting meaning of foot binding....   [tags: Qing Dynasty, China, Han Chinese, Manchu]

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Dance Shoes: I Prefer Paws

- I have been dancing for fourteen years now, and as you can imagine, I have been through numerous pairs of dance shoes. Growing older has allowed me to try and experience different shoes and brands, as my variety of dance shoe needs has expanded. Within the past few years, I have had a chance to tryout three different types of dance footwear, the three kinds I have always preferred. These preferred dance shoes- Foot Thongs, Foot Undies, and Paws- are the same type of shoe but vary in appearance, price, and function....   [tags: Dancing, ]

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A Brief Note On Street Patrol And Car Patrol

- Our society today relies on many public service agencies/departments to fulfill the void for a need that one person desires. One of the most used and scrutinized public services today are police departments. Police Officers are the blankets of security for society, and for most individuals, they are who society turns to when difficult dilemma that requires attention. During this paper, I will focus the effectiveness of street patrol & car patrol method used by police officers and breakdown one of the theories that have led to these methods....   [tags: Police, Crime, Constable, Law enforcement]

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Effective Ways to Kick a Soccer Ball

- Imagining myself as a high school soccer coach, I would like to optimize my team’s kicking performance. Some players consistently kick the ball successfully with the correct use of power and accuracy. To ensure that all players are able to achieve the same optimal kicking habits, this paper will document (1) the effective and ineffective habits of kicking, (2) describe biomechanical based kicking assessments, (3) describe how these assessments will measure the effective aspects of kicking and expected findings, and (4) provide suggestions on how I may modify programming based on the insights gained from these assessments....   [tags: Biomechanics of Soccer]

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How Biomechanics Influences Soccer

- How Biomechanics has influenced Soccer Biomechanics is the application of mechanical principles in the study of living organisms. (J. Hall, 1991, p. 524). For the purpose of this essay I will focus on how biomechanics has influenced soccer. Soccer is a worldwide sport that is played right from elite level all the way down to children playing in the school playground just for fun. Soccer is a popular sport in most countries, but it is just considered a sport to most people, they do not focus on the true biomechanics related to it....   [tags: sports sciences, technology]

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The History of Ballet and Beginner's Techniques

- History of Ballet and Beginner’s Techniques How did ballet come about and what are some of the beginner’s steps. To understand the roots of ballet, one must first look at the roots of dance in general. Dance has roots in early civilizations. People once used moves and gestures to communicate before the spoken language was invented. Many dance terms and aspects of ballet theaters originated in Greece. Ballet has a long history that leads up to the current style and techniques taught today. Ballet began during Italian balls held in the king’s court....   [tags: classical dance styles]

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The Running Cycle

- There are two main phases to the running cycle: Support and Forward Recovery Support Phase: This is the phase when the runner is touching the ground, and makes up about 30%-40% of the running cycle. Foot-strike: The foot touches the ground slightly ahead of the center of mass. When the foot contact occurs, several actions take place: the knee flexes, the tibia internally rotates, the ankle plantar flexes, and the subtalar joint pronates (Miliron & Cavanagh, 1990). It is necessary to have a certain amount of pronation to disseminate the energy of the foot-strike....   [tags: Sport Run Running Athletics]

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Social Movement: A Ticking Time Bomb or a Timeless Tradition

- Throughout history, discontent has been felt by various groups of people. This discontent could be generated by modernization or undesirable conditions. As a result, social movements are put into effect to bring similar peoples together to fight for a common cause. Traditional Chinese foot binding and the controversial Lost Boys of Sudan demonstrate this exact situation, reinforcing the idea that the concept of the social movement can be considered a cross-cultural phenomenon. Written by Feng Jicai, The Three-Inch Golden Lotus centers around a woman named Fragrant Lotus, and the influence foot binding has on her life....   [tags: lotus, prosperity, family, culture]

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Skills, Techniques, Progression and Tactics in Football

- Skills, Techniques, Progression and Tactics in Football Dribbling Skills ================ Dribbling flicks and tricks in football are fun to do, and great for getting past defenders, creating space and showing off. The aim is to move the ball from one foot to the other as quickly and as accurately as possible. There are many types of dribbles here are a few examples: The football body swerve - is a close control, dribbling skill used for running at and beating defenders, and creating space to shoot or pass the ball....   [tags: Papers]

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Ecological Analysis : The Ecological Footprint

- The ecological footprint is a mathematical tool that was developed by Doctor Mathis Wackernagel and Professor William Rees in 1992 to calculate how many hectares of land or acres of land are required to support one human being. Humans use up the planets’ natural resources to survive on a daily basis. These resources include fish, forests, land, water, and other agricultural products. In an aspect, we can think of humans as parasites to the planet Earth because it is our host and we need its resources to survive....   [tags: Human, World population, Ecological footprint]

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Discussion About Statistical Analysis and Results

- DISCUSSION ABOUT STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND RESULTS; Statistical analysis two independent sample tests compare the mean of the randomised case-control group. To find the significant difference between the two groups, data collections are mean value, so t test is the suitable test to compare the mean value of the two groups in normal distributed data (Menz, 2004). Result of the t test shows body mass index significant p value .005 less than .05 and the mean value of the BMI in case group greater than control group....   [tags: Statistical Analysis ]

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Newark and Philadelphia Policy Review

- This policy analysis will review the programs that the cities of Newark and Philadelphia implemented and why these issues are important. The analysis will also examine the programs each city created to address the violence in the specific urban areas of their city and the impacts the programs have had to date. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of police foot patrol as a means of deterrence through apprehension and as a means of risk reduction, community and problem oriented policing, high crime neighborhood hot spots, and violence prevention....   [tags: Urban Violence, Public Safety]

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