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Management
Management
management Contributions of Physical Activity in the Elementary School Setting 1 Physical education in the elementary school system is an essential curriculum for the development of all children. Early physical education classes provide children with a process for progression from the random play stage to the organized game and eventually structured learning. Throughout this process, children learn the value of group dynamics. Values such as sharing, team play, communication and respect for othe
Television addiction
Television addiction
television addiction Addicted to Television The temptations that can disrupt human life are often caused by pure indulgences. That which we most desire may ultimately harm and destroy us. For example, no one has to drink alcohol. Realizing when a diversion has gotten out of control, such as alcohol, is one of the greatest challenges of life. These excessive cravings do not necessarily involve physical substances. Gambling can be compulsive, leading to great financial distress; sex can become obs
Jennie Finch
Jennie Finch
jennie Finch You play like a girl! used to be one of baseball\'s classic insults. Not anymore. Softball diva Jennie Finch has made it cool to not only throw like a girl, but to run, field and hit like one, too. Not since Babe Ruth has a player dominated so completely from the pitching rubber and the batter\'s box, and she even gives the Bambino a run for his money in the charisma department. Jennie has also accomplished something Ruth never could: She is showing the boys it\'s okay to be one o
Oscar De La Hoya
Oscar De La Hoya
Oscar De La Hoya Oscar De La Hoya is a famous professional boxer. He is known all over the world for his looks, talent in the ring and his great sportsmanship. He is one of the best fighters in the field of boxing and a good role model for young children in the world today. PERSONAL Oscar De La Hoya lives and was born in East Los Angeles, California on February 4, 1973. His parents names are Joel, a former professional boxer from Durango, Mexico, and Dona Cecilia De La Hoya. His mother, Cecilia,
Steroids
Steroids
Steroids Many people are using steroids today to significantly enhance their size strength and athletic performance. Many people however don\'t realize the drawbacks of using steroids. Some users have even had their lives ruined by the irreversible effects of illegal steroids, yet the desired effects are so overwhelming that people tend to overlook the consequences. Steroid users believe taking anabolic steroids will enhance their performance, strength, size and appearance. Steroids are illegal
Should Gambling Be Legalized
Should Gambling Be Legalized
Should Gambling Be Legalized Should Gambling Be Legalized? Gambling is the risking of money or other possessions that\'s mostly depends on chance and luck, even tough some forms of gambling may be influenced by skills. Some stereotypical forms of gambling are found in casinos they include: roulette, blackjack, craps, poker, slots and many others. Nevertheless, there are other forms of gambling that people would not even consider them so such as playing the lottery. Gambling has been very popular
The Rise Of Gladiatorial Combat In Rome
The Rise Of Gladiatorial Combat In Rome
The Rise Of Gladiatorial Combat In Rome The Rise of Gladiatorial Combat in Rome Gladiatorial contests (munera gladitoria), hold a central place in our perception of Roman behavior. They were also a big influence on how Romans themselves ordered their lives. Attending the games was one of the practices that went with being a Roman. The Etruscans who introduced this type of contest in the sixth century BC, are credited with its development but its the Romans who made it famous. A surviving feature
Smoking War
Smoking War
Smoking War The war on smoking has existed for decades. With the advent of more tenacious laws prohibiting smoking in public locations, and most recently Minnesota\'s historic tobacco settlement, many actions against Big Tobacco have become more successful. Anti-smoking campaigns have become more confrontational, directly targeting tobacco companies in an effort to expose its manipulative and illegal marketing tactics. On the surface, last November\'s $206 billion settlement agreement between
Life
Life
life Advertise your product or site on deviantART and reach the Community! Click for more information! Tired of banner advertising? Become a deviantART Subscriber and remove advertising! Nick: Pass: Join deviantART! : Lost Password deviantARTNewsForumUsersShoutBoxAll Deviations Account Settings Change Password My Deviations My deviantWatch My Deviation Packs My Favorites My Journal My Notes My Messages Submit Art Submit News Logout All Deviations Random Deviation Deviation Packs Application Ski
Television Violence And Its Effect On Children
Television Violence And Its Effect On Children
Television Violence And Its Effect On Children Television Violence and Its Effect on Children The children of today are surrounded by technology and entertainment that is full of violence. It is estimated that the average child watches from three to five hours of television a day! (Neilson 1993). Listening to music is also a time consuming pastime among children. With all of that exposure, one might pose the question, How can seeing so much violence on television and video games and hearing abou
Argumentitive Paper
Argumentitive Paper
Argumentitive Paper Over the years, the debate on whether or not to pay collegiate athletes, specifically Division 1, has increased greatly. With athletes bringing in millions of dollars to their respective schools, many believe it\'s time to make a change. The debate has been ongoing since the 70\'s, maybe even earlier, but it really came to the attention of many in the early 90\'s, specifically 1995. Marcus Camby, a basketball player for the Toronto Raptors, admitted he took money and jewelry,
Pay Them
Pay Them
Poo Pay Them There was a time when men played for the love of the game; when competition alone satisfied the male ego. This age of basketball featured greats such as Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, and Oscar Robinson. These gladiators, and those like them, battled repeatedly winning league championships, MVP\'s, scoring titles, and other accolades. Then, the product of James Naismith moved into an era where the love continued, but money was added. Clyde Drexler, Charles Barkely, Reggie Miller an
Paintball
Paintball
Paintball Paintball! A fast-paced, adrenaline pumping, game...paintball is a world renowned sport and is growing popularity faster than several other top sports. Paintball is non-contact, making it very safe when played right. According to the Sports Data Inc. surveys, paintball has the lowest injury rate of ANY sport, at only .31 injuries per 1000 participants. Paintball is viewed several different ways by people that have not experienced it for themselves. A lot of people think paintball is on
Ethics
Ethics
ethics It is the moment to bite the bullet and admit to a dishonorable little skeleton in the closet. Players who use steroids in professional baseball, high school students who cheat on the SATs, misleading advertisements filled with the all to common to good to be true and CEOs who cook the books in American corporations all may be acting sensibly Today there is so much to be gained by being just a little better and above others -- by hitting a few more home runs than any other professional
Drugs in Sports
Drugs in Sports
Drugs in Sports Drugs in Sports Chris Daley 12/3/04 English 111 Drug use has been a part of competitive sport for almost a century. At the first Olympics in Athens in 1896, marathon runners drank a mixture of brandy and strychnine to help them on their ways and used opiates to control pain during a race.(1) Use of alcohol was very common in the early years of the twentieth century. It might be argued that the first athletes to use drugs to enhance their performance were, in fact, cheating. We ne
Greece
Greece
Greece Greece Geography So you want to know about Greece? Here are some highlights! Also check out the links to other sites about Greece. On this Page: • Key Facts • Geographic Landmarks • Points of Interest • Major Industries • Historical Highlights • Population and Culture • Books about Greece • Links to other sites about Greece Other related pages: • World Geography Index • Ancient Greece Key Facts Top of Page Greece is one of the oldest civilizations, dating back over 500
Steroids
Steroids
Steroids Many people have had their lives ruined by the use of illegal steroids, yet the desired effects are so overwhelming that people tend to overlook the consequences. Steroid users believe taking anabolic steroids will enhance their performance, strength, size,etc. They regard the use of them as legitimate as any other aspect of training. To begin with, the term anabolic means to build tissue, therefore anabolic steroids tend to increase constructive metabolic pathways within the body. Also
Aqua- 4 One Act Palys
Aqua- 4 One Act Palys
Aqua- 4 One Act Palys Aquarium Aquarium was a group of four one act plays written by Joe Dennison and directed by Mike Moran. The first play was split in half. The actors did one half of it as a prologue and the second half as an epilogue. The actors eliminated the fourth wall and made it quite clear they knew the audience was there, and interacting with them. The two characters James Edward Lee and Bruce Godfrey are actors who are trying to perform a two man version of the play Waiting for Godo
Economic Development in three Urban Areas: Atlanta
Economic Development in three Urban Areas: Atlanta
Economic Development in three Urban Areas: Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland Executive Summary The following pages review the comprehensive strategies that have been used by the cities of Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland to improve their economic conditions. It should become apparent to the reader that the fate of each city is determined by many factors including historical events, the balance of power between stakeholder groups, the ability of the city to capitalize on federal programs and the r
The Significance of International Sports
The Significance of International Sports
The Significance of International Sports The Significance of International Sports International sporting events have become somewhat of a staple in today\'s society, whether it be the Olympics, the World Cup, or exhibition games between the New York Yankees and the Tokyo Giants. These competitions generally bring out high spirits and intense enthusiasm. Most people envision sports as childhood pastimes, played for fun and recreation. However, in a lot of cases, international sporting events mean
Beer
Beer
Beer Pay Them There was a time when men played for the love of the game; when competition alone satisfied the male ego. This age of basketball featured greats such as Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, and Oscar Robinson. These gladiators, and those like them, battled repeatedly winning league championships, MVP\'s, scoring titles, and other accolades. Then, the product of James Naismith moved into an era where the love continued, but money was added. Clyde Drexler, Charles Barkely, Reggie Miller a
EXERCISE AND AGING: A Qualitative Correlation
EXERCISE AND AGING: A Qualitative Correlation
EXERCISE AND AGING: A Qualitative Correlation EXERCISE AND AGING: A Qualitative Correlation In 1523 the Spanish explorer and conquistador Ponce de Leon went searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth. What he discovered was Florida; not quite the quick-fix of a magical substance flowing from a fountain but a nice place for frozen northeastern residents to go for recreation in the winter. The idea of mythical youth is still very much alive in our culture and most noticeable in the advertising
Ever Green
Ever Green
Ever Green I.S.P. - My Hero Profile At only 17 years of age my brother, Justin Pinter, has done a lot with his life. He is someone that I look up to because he has been good at sports all though his life. He won the MVP award at his school for playing basketball. He swerves this way and then that, before shooting an almost perfect three pointer. I started to get better by just shooting hoops, he told me. After a while I started to play games and got to know all of the rules. Although when he fir
Research paper on steriods
Research paper on steriods
Research paper on steriods Drugs, Cheating, and the Purity of America\'s Pastime Most children who have grown up in an American household have at one point in their lives looked up to sports figures as heroes. Whether it was your grandfather telling his stories of watching Babe Ruth become a legend, your father\'s stories of Mickey Mantle and the legendary Yankee teams of the 1950\'s and 1960\'s, or your own memory of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa chasing the home run record, the feeling of wholes
DOES COMPETITION BRING OUT THE BEST IN US?
DOES COMPETITION BRING OUT THE BEST IN US?
DOES COMPETITION BRING OUT THE BEST IN US? COMPETITION BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN US The score was 14-15. My team was losing the sectional championship game by just one point. Now we had to give our all to win, or we would be regretting the loss for years to come. In order to win, we had to get along with everyone on, and off, the volleyball court. We had to believe in ourselves, but most of all, we had to use all of the competitive skills that we had learned throughout our lives from parents, coach
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns The History Of The Phoenix Suns I chose to write about the Phoenix Suns basketball History mainly because they have gave me, the fan great memories. The Suns introduced me to a whole new world of sports. When I watch their Basketball games it\'s probably different from any other fan\'s viewpoint. I tend to analyze their games and try to think what their next move is going to be. Other fans just cheer which is alright. Throughout the Phoenix Suns existence, they have had many great
Skeeball and The Secret of The Universe
Skeeball and The Secret of The Universe
Skeeball and The Secret of The Universe In the book Skeeball and The Secret of The Universe, the main characters are; Matty-narrorator, Cal-Matty\'s best friend, Dana, Cal\'s sister, Finch-the old mant hat works at the arcade, Jennifer-the cute girl Matty likes, with the red sports car, and Jennifer\'s two roomates, Denise and Claudia. The conflict of this book is person vs. self because, throughout the whole book, Matty is mad at Cal for getting a job and at the end, he finally realizes he was
Media Violence
Media Violence
Media Violence Children are among the greatest of imitators… The debate over media violence has eluded definitive answers for more then three decades. At first glance, the debate is dominated by one question. Whether or not media violence causes real life violence and whether or not it has a negative effect of the modern day Canadian family. Closer examination reveals a political battle. On one hand, there are those who blame media violence for societal violence and want to censor violent co
Psychological factors of tennis
Psychological factors of tennis
Psychological factors of tennis TASK ONE PART A FEEDBACK AND MOTIVATION OFFERED TO THE PLAYERS BY THE COACH TO IMPROVE SKILLS, COURT PLAY AND MENTAL ATTITUDE Stuartholme A Grade Tennis Team Dennis Sheard, (the coach of the A team) was mainly focusing this particular training session on footwork and communication as he felt that the team lacked both these factors during their previous Saturday match. The following are a few quotes from Dennis #61623; Awesome footwork Alex, could you feel the diff
Tennis paper
Tennis paper
tennis paper There are several different aspects of playing and improving your tennis game. Different strokes, rules, boundaries and many other aspects make up the game of tennis. Over the next few pages, I will do my best to explain the forehand and backhand stroke, the serve and volley, the rules of tennis, and without a doubt the grandslam. The forehand stroke is the most popular in tennis. Stand facing the net, knees slightly bent, weight evenly distributed and forward on the balls of your f
Athletic Trainer
Athletic Trainer
Athletic Trainer Athletic Trainer An athletic trainer seeking employment in today\'s job market is likely to encounter many problems and obstacles along the way. The need for higher education greatly affects the prospect for the athletic trainer with only the baccaulereate degree. Those with this degree are better suited to seek employment in the rehabilitative therapy clinic setting. Many of these clinics have contracts with the local high schools or university thus allowing for more employees
Classifying Three NFL Teams According To Attitude
Classifying Three NFL Teams According To Attitude
Classifying Three NFL Teams According To Attitude Classifying Three NFL Teams According to Attitude The National Football League was formed decades ago by the merger of two national leagues. The Super Bowl is the traditional season-end activity that crowns the national champion. Each team represented starts with one of the original leagues.The number of teams active in the NFL does not remain the same for longr.o. the game of professional football is big business and can be highly profitable. Wh
Are You Ready For Some Football
Are You Ready For Some Football
Are You Ready For Some Football Are You Ready For Some Football? From the early ages in history to the present day, sports have always been an important part of society. It teaches discipline, how to be a team player, how to interact with others and is a good source of physical activity. In specific, football utilizes all of these aspects of sports and it\'s a great source of teaching self-restraint and perseverance. Some may say that football is a violent sport or it\'s not beneficial in any wa
Steroids In Sports
Steroids In Sports
Steroids In Sports All about Steroids Understanding steroid Steroids nature Steroids that are used by athletes are the artificial form of testosterone, a human hormone released by the body to stimulate and maintain the male sexual organs. Testosterone is called a male hormone since it is produced in men in large quantities compared to the quantity produced in women (Mishra, 1-2). Hormones that are produced by the testes and the adrenal gland in men and ovaries and adrenal gland in women contains
Micheal jordan
Micheal jordan
micheal jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jordan in my opinion, was the greatest basketball player that ever lived. He holds more records than just about everyone that ever played this sport. Some of those records included: being the all-time leading scorer in the Chicago Bulls history, most seasons in which he lead the league in scoring, which was ten, and most consecutive seasons in which he lead the league in scoring, which was seven seasons. Michael Jeffery Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 i
Intertextuality
Intertextuality
Intertextuality What is intertextuality? How does intertextuality challenge E.D. Hirsch\'s idea that a text has a single meaning created by its author? Explain with reference to examples drawn from any media format. According to American literary critic, E.D. Hirsch, in order to interpret a body of text, one must ask one\'s self the only question that can be answered objectively - what, in all probability, did the author mean to convey? He believed that the author\'s intended meaning equates t
Fair Play In The NBA: A Modest Proposal
Fair Play In The NBA: A Modest Proposal
Fair Play In The NBA: A Modest Proposal Fair Play in the NBA: A Modest Proposal As surprising as it may be to those who are not themselves fans of the National Basketball Association, Anglo-Americans are vastly outnumbered by other ethnicities. In fact, African-Americans hold a majority of positions, command higher average salaries, and receive more attention for their accomplishments in the media. Although there are a number of Anglo-Americans employed by the NBA, few ever manage to obtain equa
History Of Hockey
History Of Hockey
History Of Hockey For more than a century, hockey historians have found that precisely tracing the sports origin is not only a difficult task but, a virtual impossibility. Therefore I can only try to deduce for myself, from the records, claims, and accounts, which are available to me, when, where, and by whom the first ice hockey was played. I\'ll also discuss the early problems and obstacles that the NHL encountered. Plus I will also tell a little bit about early equipment, along with early gam
Sociological Imagination
Sociological Imagination
Sociological Imagination In this year of the millenium, the American populace, even while in the midst of the most prolonged economic boom in the history of the Republic, is confronted with some serious problems. Any randomly chosen group of people asked to list the most dangerous of these, would include among their immediate answers: The Drug Problem. By the Drug Problem, do they mean the proliferation in our communities of all illicit, mood-altering, physically dangerous drugs? Or do they
Paintball
Paintball
Paintball Paintball is a fast and furious sport. It is played on both a social and serious level by over 16 million people around the world (Cooke,11). It is one of the fastest growing sports on the planet. Paintball\'s history, games, guns, and safety are all part of the fun. In 1970, James Hale, an engineer, invented and patented the first commercially successful paintball gun. Paintball guns were first used by the National Forest Association to mark trees that would be cut down. Then, it was
Varsity Blues
Varsity Blues
Varsity Blues Sports play such a huge role in our society; many people form their lives around watching or playing a certain sport. In my house, when football season starts, my dad and brother watch football religiously every Sunday and Monday. On Sundays some of my dad\'s friends come over to watch the game, my mom prepares snacks and lunch for the guys. When the game is on they are so interested in it, that they have no idea what is going on around them, I try to talk to my dad when the game
Apolo ohno
Apolo ohno
apolo ohno the olympics began in about 776 bc. archiologists originated from funeral ceramonies held in the honor of heros. games originated in greece. after 393ad, the roman emperor forbid the games to be held. in 1896, the first modern olympics were held in athens, greece. the international congress of paris agreed to hold the games every 4 years. the olypic games cosist of games on water, ice, land and snow. the winter olympics are held every 4 years also. they are held inbetween the regular
Causes Of The Salem Witch Craft Trials
Causes Of The Salem Witch Craft Trials
Causes Of The Salem Witch Craft Trials Witchcraft, Insanity, and the Ten Signs of Decay Since there never was a spurned lover stirring things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, how can you explain why they occurred? The Salem Witchcraft Trials began not as an act of revenge against an ex-lover, as they did in The Crucible, but as series of seemingly unlinked, complex e
Steroids
Steroids
Steroids Many people have had their lives ruined by the use of illegal steroids, yet the desired effects are so overwhelming that people tend to overlook the consequences. Steroid users believe taking anabolic steroids will enhance their performance, strength, size,etc. They regard the use of them as legitimate as any other aspect of training. To begin with, the term anabolic means to build tissue, therefore anabolic steroids tend to increase constructive metabolic pathways within the body. Also
Internet gambling
Internet gambling
Internet gambling Being awaken every morning at 7:00 am by creditors wanting their money may be one of the most depressing experiences. If the U.S. congress passes the bill allowing all forms of online gambling, many more people may experience creditor harassment. Gambling is like a drug, just one hit and the addiction starts (Perkinson). Over the past decade State governments have been fighting hard to raise the gambling age to twenty-one in casinos, now they want to legalize online gambling
Barry Sanders
Barry Sanders
Barry Sanders My article that I choice was about one of the most interesting sports player\'s of our time. Barry Sanders arguably the best back ever to play the game of football. Barry is not one of those players who is just out there to make money, no he loves the game and is always trying his hardest when he is out there. In my paper there is allot interest information about Barry that not every one knows about him. Barry Sanders was born July 16th, 1968 in Wichita, Kansas. He grew up in a fam
How To Get A Girl
How To Get A Girl
How To Get A Girl Every man\'s dream is to have the perfect companion. However, in order to have one, you must first be able to get one. Most believe such a task can be extremely difficult, yet if done properly, it can be accomplished swiftly and efficiently. In fact, there are only a few basic procedures to getting a girl. The first step of this process is rather quite simple; get her attention. Initiating conversation is half the battle. As well, it is very effective to make frequent eye conta
Sports them and Now: Roman times
Sports them and Now: Roman times
Sports them and Now: Roman times SPORTS THEN AND NOW ROMAN GAMES AND MODERN TIMES Throughout history, sports have evolved into today\'s organized professional elite sports. Through certain periods in history sports were very different then they are today and meant very different things to the cultures in society of those times. During Roman periods people did not take part in organized team sports as they do today. In modern times most of the popular sports of the day have professional counterpa
Birth Order
Birth Order
Birth Order Does birth order have an effect on personality? Does being first born make people more responsible? If someone is the middle born child, are they going to be more rebellious? If people are last born are they more likely to be on television? Are first born children inconsiderate and selfish or reliable and highly motivated? These, and many other questions are being thoroughly studied by psychologists (Harrigan, 1992). In 1923, the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Alfred Adler, wrote that a p
Gender
Gender
Gender SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF GENDER Today\'s society plays a very important role in the construction of gender. Gender is a type of issue that has raised many question over the years in defining and debating if both male and female are equal. Today gender is constructed in four different ways. The first way gender is defined is by the family in which a child is raised. Second is the society in which a child interacts; makes friends and enemies. The third is our school system and our board of ed