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    Caffeine in Athletics

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    Caffeine in Athletics The world’s most popular drug is legal, inexpensive, and believed to amplify workouts. It supposedly motivates athletes and helps them stay alert and focused while also boosting physical endurance by twenty to fifty percent. This stimulant is found naturally in sixty-three plants and is consumed by eighty percent of Americans. This white, bitter, crystalline substance is known as caffeine, and is commonly consumed in efforts to enhance athletic ability (http://gopher1

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    Youth Athletics

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    Youth Athletics In Reading, Massachusetts, one parent was beaten to death by another parent after a scuffle at a youth hockey game (Sachs). In Palin Beach, Florida, a father of a little league player was sentenced to three years in prison after taking a gun and pointing it at a coach (Gehring). In Port St. Lucie, Florida, a headline in the evening paper read, "Spectator Bites off Man's Ear at Youth Baseball Game" (Pallerino). Why would parents act in such negative ways? They are too competitive

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    Stress in Athletics

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    Stress in Athletics In the Journal article by Mark H. Anshel, entitled Qualitative Validation of a Model For Coping With Acute Stress In Sports. Explains how stress affects athletes, and how they can go about to deal with the problem, or cope with the problem. The author breaks this down into four categories. First, they want to perceive a stimulus or experiencing an event, secondly, appraising that event as stressful, thirdly, using either approach or avoidance coping strategies each consisting

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    Equality vs. Athletics

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    Equality vs. Athletics In 1929, the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. This was a breakthrough for America and an enormous step towards equal opportunities for women everywhere. Being given the right to vote created a sense of long awaited and greatly deserved equality with men. Even though women were given the right to vote, over 70 years ago, the government still has to make a law to ensure that equal treatment is given. Title IX was instated in 1972 to provide women with the

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    College Athletics

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    A Scientific Report On Whether Athletics Should Be Instated At Basten College An intercollegiate athletics program at Basten College would provide many positives for the college. We would like to focus on the benefits to the majority of your students which would be spectators and athletes. These include health benefits, social benefits, and the effects on politics and race. We would also like to address the problems associated with sports. After our presentation we hope you will

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    Athletic Trainers What do athletic trainers do? “Athletic training encompasses the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions”("College Athletic Trainer") . Athletic trainers help those who get hurt in sports of any athletic activities. Athletic trainers “are highly qualified, multi-skilled healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis

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    Gender Barriers in Athletics 2. What are the social and cultural costs and benefits of an individual (male or female) entering a non-traditional sport for their gender/sex (eg women who enter body building, power lifting, boxing; men who enter synchronized swimming or field hockey)? Throughout history it is clear that not only women, but both genders have faced seemingly insurmountable barriers when attempting to break into a sport that is not "proper" or stereotypical for their gender to

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    Athletic Trainer

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    careers I came across did not interest me at all. Until a friend came up with the idea of the career of athletic training. That is when I started my research and my interest grew greater. Athletic trainers help prevent and treat injuries for people of all ages. Athletic trainers try to prevent injuries by educating people on how to reduce their risk on getting injured. Another way Athletic trainers use to prevent injuries is by advising people on the proper use of equipment. The amount of money

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    Athletic Training

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    The field of Athletic Training evolving over the past 100 years By: DeCima Deadmon Foundation of Physical Education and Sport SSPE 301 Mr. Hammond Chowan University April 2, 2014 Introduction Some would agree that the field of Athletic Training has not changed over the past hundreds years while others would say that it has changed over time. People have said that it has changed over time because we have more studies, and technology is more advanced than what it was now from in the

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    Athletic Trainer

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    An athletic trainer is a healthcare professional who works in the field of sports profession. People often confuse personal trainer with an athletic trainer but they are significantly different. A personal trainer works with an individual to help them gain a better physique and a better exterior but an athletic trainer is a healthcare professional who takes care of sports injury or athletic related injuries. They are one of the first healthcare providers on the scene when injuries occur whether

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