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Sport Psychological: An Integrated Approach to Issues Related to Injury in Athletes and their Responses to Cognitive Behavioral Intervention
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...Psychological: An Integrated Approach to Issues Related to Injury in Athletes and their Responses to Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Course Date of submission Psychological skills are fundamental for dealing with sports related injury rehabilitation. Examples of psychological skills include positive self talk, mental imagery and goal setting (Singh, 2005). These are only individualized depending on the condition at hand. According to levy et al (2008) trainers and therapist play a leading role in ensuring that the clients remain in the competition. Hanson-Utley et al. 2008 emphasizes the need to understand the different skills in sport psychology. Sport psychology is therefore the study... Sport...
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Examining important psychological factors in improving the rehabilitation process following athletic injury
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...athletes rehearse giving positive responses to the possible events, and body rehearsal in which athletes imagine the injury and what is happening in the rehabilitation process. Imagery can help in preparing the athletes for the worse situations and reduce their stress and pain (Andersen, 2000). Cognitive techniques include self-talk in which athletes are talked to and heard about what they think about their injury. Knowing the athlete’s inner feelings can help in solving them and helping them change their opinions by giving them an optimistic view. Relaxation is the technique in which athletes are relaxed and psychologically calmed down... Psychological Factors in Sports Rehabilitation Table of Contents ...
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Athlete psychology 2
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...Psychology and Health, 15, pp.283-91. Carson, F. & Polman, R.C.J., 2008. ACL injury rehabilitation: A psychological case-study of a professional rugby union player. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 2, pp.71-90. Cupal, D.D. & Brewer, B.W., 2001. Effects of relaxation and guided imagery on knee strength, reinjury anxiety, and pain following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Rehabilitation Psychology, 46, pp.28-43. Gallagher, B.V. & Gardner, F.L., 2007. An examination of the relationship between early maladaptive schemas, coping, and emotional response to...
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Recovery from Injury
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...injuries are those who have higher levels of self-motivation and a positive understanding of their own role in the sport. The factor of competence has to do with the emotional as well as cognitive responses that form an athlete’s understanding of his or her competence in the preferred sport. Essentially, if an athlete sincerely feels that he or she is contributing significantly to the sport, even the incidence of a serious injury is not likely to stop him or her from opting to leave the sport. According to Stiller-Ostrowski, Gould and Covassin (2009), the athletes that are more likely to overcome the incidence of sport- related injury are those who have psychological... Recovery from Injury...
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Measuring Co-Players Support in Injury Rehabilitation
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...response to the injury and rehabilitation process. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 15,279-293. Udry, E. (1996). Social support: Exploring its role in the context of athletic injuries. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 5, 151-163. Udry, E. (1997a). Coping and social support among injured athletes following surgery. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 19, 71-90. Udry, E. (1997b). Support providers and injured athletes: A specificity approach. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 9, S34. Udry, E. (2001). The role... ?Running Head: MEASURING CO-PLAYERS SUPPORT Measuring Co-Players Support in Injury Rehabilitation The aim of the presentinvestigation was to develop and assess the reliability of a...
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Coach-athlete Relationship in Soccer
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...athlete is required which is not possible without the mutual understanding and cooperation of coach and athlete. Coach- athlete relationship requires elite coaching role thereby taking responsibility for the athlete outside as well as inside the practice/ competition environment and being aware of the athlete's overall social and psychological development. Coaches are now frequently expected to take on almost any task... Coach-athlete relationship: A soccer Academy view Coach-athlete relationship: A soccer Academy view d: April 11, 2007-04-11 __________________ Abstract Behind every successful sportsperson are three possessions. Hard work, dedication and will to succeed and behind these three fact...
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Psychology of College Athletes effect their Recovery from Injury
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...athletes that are more likely to overcome the incidence of sport- related injury are those who have psychological responses that allow them to exhibit the belief that they will not incur additional injuries upon their return. The concept of relatedness has to do with an athlete’s comprehension of the level of his or her connectedness or sense of belonging to the sports group team, or fraternity in a social context. If an athlete has the support of an engaging community and took part in numerous activities within the sports team even before the injury,...
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Sport Psychological: An Integrated Approach to Issues Related to Injury in Athletes and their Responses to Cognitive Behavioral
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...Psychological: An Integrated Approach to Issues Related to Injury Sport Psychological: An Integrated Approach to Issues Related to Injury in Athletes and their Responses to Cognitive Behavioral Intervention This essay will concentrate on the sociological and psychological dynamics in the responses associated with sport injuries. In most cases, an integrated model is often used to provide a synthesis of any existing conceptual models that depicts the dynamic processes that govern the psychological response to the sport injuries. The integrated models often involve situational and personal moderating factors. Additionally, they involve emotional, cognitive, and behavioral responses... of the...
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Case Study Report on Massive Rotatot Cuff Injury in Youth Athlete
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...Injury Introduction Injuries pertaining to rotator cuff are the most common cause of shoulder pain in individuals of any age group (Malanga, 2012). The injury can range from reversible acute tendinitis to massive tears involving the subscapularis, supraspinatus and infraspinatus. While in younger individuals there is a definite history of trauma, in older individuals there may not be an obvious history preceding the onset of symptoms. Management and course of the condition is complex and varies from individual to individual based on age, physical activity needs and cause of injury. In this case study report, rotator cuff injury in a young athlete will be discussed... ?Case Study Report on Rotator Cuff...
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Case study report psychological needs of a subject
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...psychological investigation. Particularly athletes feel frustrated, angry, and depressed. There many cases that prove that after getting any kind of trauma athletes have got low self esteem and self confidence, although it may depend on the level of sport in which they take part. Twenty years ago seven treatment strategies which are to lower the injury risk in physical activities were found out by two researchers, they are the following - attention control, imagery, mental skills... Case study report psychological needs of a To begin with we should clear up what is the case study itself. Case study is written summary of real-life situations which are confirmed by a research. It doesn't include any fixed ...
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Case Study Report on Massive Rotatot Cuff Injury in Youth Athlete
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...Injury Introduction Injuries pertaining to rotator cuff are the most common cause of shoulder pain in individuals of any age group (Malanga, 2012). The injury can range from reversible acute tendinitis to massive tears involving the subscapularis, supraspinatus and infraspinatus. While in younger individuals there is a definite history of trauma, in older individuals there may not be an obvious history preceding the onset of symptoms. Management and course of the condition is complex and varies from individual to individual based on age, physical activity needs and cause of injury. In this case study report, rotator cuff injury in a young athlete will be discussed... Case Study Report on Rotator Cuff...
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Psychosocial Intervention Strategies to Help Athletes Return to Competitive Athletics
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...injury. ‘Journal of sport and exercise psychology’. 23, pp 85-107. Driedger, M., Hall, C. and Callow, N. (2005).Imagery use by injured athletes: A qualitative analysis. Journal of sport sciences. Vol. 24, No. 3: 261-271 Evans, L., Mitchell I and Jones, Stuart. (2006). Psychological responses to sport injury: A review of current research. Pp1-31. Gould, D, Bridges, D., Udry, E, and Beck, L. (1997).Coping with Season ending injuries. The Sport psychologist. No. 11 379-399. Johnstone, H.L. and Caroll, D. (1998).The context of emotional responses to athletic injury: A qualitative... Psychosocial Intervention Strategies to Help Athletes Return to Competitive Athletics Introduction Sport injury is one ofthe...
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Sport Psychology
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...athlete, to probe the complex gray area of the mind-body response processes more accurately, without sacrificing their well being. The key sport psychology domains which matter among others include... Review and analysis of athlete assessment methods available for a sport psychologist Sport psychologists by virtue of their multi-level specialization in the entire arena of sports performance, while being predominantly engaged in the three principal tasks of research, education and application at the macro level, are however required to delve deeper at the micro level in areas of motor learning and performance, psychological preparation for sport, social issues in sports behaviour and...
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Sport Pyschology - Strategies
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...Athletes mainly possess strong body awareness and take delight in the ability of their bodies; besides, the capability to train and compete entails an enormous ego. Nevertheless, injuries are potentially devastating, whether physically or psychologically. Injured athletes mainly experience at least three emotional responses; isolation, frustration, and mood disturbances (Tracey, 2003). An injury forces an athlete to become detached from teammates or even the coach... Sport Pyschology - Strategies. Sport psychology draws heavily from the disciplines of kinesiology and psychology. The interdisciplinary approach explores how psychological factors influence performance, as well as how participation in sport...
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Sport Pyschology - Strategies
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...Athletes mainly possess strong body awareness and take delight in the ability of their bodies; besides, the capability to train and compete entails an enormous ego. Nevertheless, injuries are potentially devastating, whether physically or psychologically. Injured athletes mainly experience at least three emotional responses; isolation, frustration, and mood disturbances (Tracey, 2003). An injury forces an athlete to become detached from teammates or even the coach, thus making the athlete... ? Sport Pyschology - Strategies. Sport psychology draws heavily from the disciplines of kinesiology and psychology. The interdisciplinary approach explores how psychological factors influence performance, as well as...
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...psychology, etc. They even addressed to historical outlines when talking about science of ancient Greeks. There are almost no points throughout the discussion, which I would disagree with. Especially, I liked... Discussion of the Presidential Biomedical Committee On January 17th, 2002, a group of scientists from the Presidential Biomedical Committee carried out a session entitled "Science and the Pursuit of Perfection", based on studying of a short story of Nathaniel Hawthorne "The Birth-Mark". This discussion proved to be very interesting and professional. An ensemble of experts has been analyzing the story not from only medical or biomedical points of view, but also from the positions of psychiatry, p...
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...Responses to Posts New knowledge can be gained from social interaction with others. (Chua, 2001). My new knowledge gained would help me generate my own findings on the subject matter and it is at this point that the originality of the proposed idea is actually revealed. At this phase of work, I would be able to make conclusions which give further credence to existing claims or introduce new claims which disprove existing ones. – Lola One strongly agrees that the new knowledge gained is immense and diverse as one collects information and analyzes the data in writing dissertations. Regardless of the academic level for which dissertations are required to be pursued, each...
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...Responses Nuclear Power after Fukushima by Rod Adams Rod Adams talks about Fukushima Daiichi which is a six-unit nuclear power station that was hard-hit by a powerful Tsunami in Japan that led to the damage of three reactors that were operating at the time of the earthquake (Johnson 243). The author further writes about the way nuclear plants are built in a way that even if they are destroyed by natural catastrophes such as earthquake, they cannot harm the public. Adams believes that nuclear energy do not produce much harm to the environment as other forms of energy such as coal. According to Johnson, the author feels that following the earthquake and tsunami damages on...
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The main aim of this study is to establish of the effectiveness of neuromuscular training to prevent of non contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in female athlete (a systematic review)
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...Injury in Female Athlete Flow Chart of the Literature Search References Andrew, D. L. et al., Consensus criteria for defining ‘successful outcome’ after ACL injury and reconstruction: a Delaware-Oslo ACL cohort investigation. Br J Sports Med, 49(5), pp. 335-342. Button, K., Deursen, R. v. & Price, P., 2005. Measurement of functional recovery in individuals with acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture. Br J Sports Med, 39(11), pp. 866-871. Carolin, H., 2012. The relationship between ACL injuries and physical fitness in young competitive ski racers: a 10-year longitudinal study. Br J Sports Med, 46(15), pp. 1065-1071. Dafne, P. N. & Christine, L. C... Preventing Non-Contact Anterior Cruciate Ligament...
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Sport Psychology
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...athletes to different psychological reactions that affect their ability to snap back and engage in constructive sporting. However, emotional and stress responses are most common in sports injury as compared to other psychological responses. In most instances, athletes struggle to come to terms with the depth of their injuries, the medical interpretation of the impacts and their possibility to recover within the shortest time possible. This affects their training and ability to recover from the injury and participate in meaningful...
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The Use of Self Talk by Injured Athletes
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...psychological and emotional responses to injury also play a part in determining the outcome of rehabilitation (Myers, Peyton and Jensen, 2004), and these factors often influence the direction of self talk. The psychological, behavioural, and emotional responses to sport injury and the process of rehabilitation are further related to demographic and social responses. They have an influence on rehabilitation adherence, which is the ability of the athlete to follow the guidelines of his (or her) rehabilitation programme (Brewer, et al., 2003). It has been shown by Brewer, et al., that consistent with contemporary psychological models of sport-injury... This research had the objective of reviewing...
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Brain Injury
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...injuries in America alone and child abuse in children. Although, aged people are more vulnerable to these injuries as of their tenuous brains but it effects young people the same way even if the injuries are not that serious. In addition, patients suffering from brain injury are most likely to have further injuries to their brains. Children especially the ones not in school yet are in the least danger of acquiring such an injury though they may suffer from one due to a serious fall. The troubles of rehabilitation are not only physical but also cognitive, psychological and behavioral that can cause long-term problems such as acute management, memory loss and social limitations... Topic Brain Injury...
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ACL Injury
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...injury is very common among athletes than on any other category of sports persons. Research has also shown that ACL injury prevalence is increasingly becoming common among sports persons in basketball and football. Such claims are also supported by findings from American Orthopedic Surgeons Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSSM). The AOSSM also highlights that over 145,000 ACL injury cases occur in the United States annually. Health care response for such cases is noted to cost up to $ 500, 000,000 every year, making it one of the injuries that is increasingly becoming expensive over time (Chaudhari, 2008). Most of the noted causes that have high prevalence are those that result... ACL INJURY ACL Injury...
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Soccer injury
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...Injury: “Trrrrang . trrrrang …… trrrrrang . trrrrang”, my phone rang. I was hearing the phone ring trrrrang trrrrrang with half closed eyes. Oooh, it hurt! I could still see red beads of liquid ooze out of the cut, and merge into the threads of the dressing. The yellowish white dressing had soaked the blood to its full capacity. Any more bleeding that occurred would show up as plain blood. Bleeding was too much for the dressing to take. The dressing needed replacement. Either the dressing was insufficiently made at the outset, or else, the injury was too severe to keep the blood from oozing out even after 30 minutes of the incident. I was lost into recapitulating the painful moments... ? 23 March Soccer...
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Work Injury
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...injuries made against factory owners, McFaralane Contracts Ltd, and of the employers Rattle Engineering Ltd. In view of potential limitation problems, I am asked to advice within the next two weeks. Likewise, I am tasked to advice Mr. Grant as to whether he may seek to have the limitation period extended in view of the dilatory conduct of his previous solicitors. I am also asked to advice specifically on the following matters: a. Specific questions that may be put forth to Industrial Safety Engineer, Bernard Copeland, to render his expert opinion on where responsibility attaches; b. The necessity... the nuggets out of the conveyor belt upon reaching the back of the premises. 4. Around...
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Psychological
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...Psychology Discussion: Impact of Prostitution and Sex Trade on Males and Females Due The average person probably could never imagine that there is a huge, lucrative, sex industry based on the wages gained from prostitution and the sex trade still exists in this day and age. However, such an industry is very active in the world. Adults and children, both, male and female are often, sold, forced, or are influenced into the sex trade industry at very young ages, essentially, on a daily basis. Surviving these kinds of physical, mental, and emotional traumas can have a serious psychological effect in the immediate, as well as, throughout their lives....
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INJURY PREVENTION
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...response to injury (first aid measures, incident report, retention, medical attention, medical surveillance, blood tests); cytotoxic safety (separate collection of waste, return of outdated drugs, safe storage for health care waste, and informing family members of relatives undergoing chemotherapy and the risks they incur in having physical contact with their family) (WHO, n.d). Prevention and control (primary, secondary, tertiary; 3Es – education, engineering, enforcement... ? Injury Prevention Introduction Injuries are common enough in most aspects of our lives. They may occur while we are doing mundane things in our homes, or they may also happen when we are involved in our work activities. Wherever...
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Sports Injury
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...injuries. Ice should be applied to the injured area as soon as possible. Frequent application of the ice throughout the next several days will reduce swelling and allow earlier mobilization of the body part. Compression and elevation during the initial stages of the injury will also reduce the associated swelling. Prevention of injuries in sport has been difficult to carry out, mainly because there has been very little research on the efficacy of preventive measures. Even if there are well substantial studies, the athletic... Effects of weight bearing exercise following ankle injury in Football players INTRODUCTION: Football is a popular sport played...
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CoupContrecoup Injury
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...Injury Owen McWhirter November 17, 2008 Quite often a critical care nurse comes across patients with traumatic brain injury,which are defined as injury to the brain from an outside force. Nurses may encounter these patients in the acute care setting on entry or when admitted to the critical care unit. Since nurses are responsible for the care of these patients, it is important that they are aware of the traumatic brain injuries and their types. During delivering critical care, it is important that care is provided on the best evidence available. The topic chosen for this assignment is coup/contrecoup injury of the brain that results from a specific type of traumatic brain injury... Coup/Contrecoup Injury ...
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Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete
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...Athlete Elaine C Dixon Academic Research Professional rugby player, 20-year old Simon, was tackled during a game last week, which caused his right shoulder to become dislocated. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan revealed that his glenohumeral joint has been severely damaged, including a superior labrum from anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion, which is an injury to the superior labrum, the rim of cartilage in the socket near the joint’s biceps anchor attachment (Reinold, 2008) (Abrams and Safran, 2009). Simon is scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery, which utilizes small incisions made with special instruments and a viewing scope for this common labral injury... ? Rehabilitation of the Injured...
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Injury statistics
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...Injury Statistics The US Bureau of labor statistics is a government association of information in different realms: business, social, political just to highlight a few of these areas. From the latest data from this document, the paper will discuss injury statistics from the hospital industry (private government). The hospital industry NAICS codes (1) 622 and code (2) 622respectively. According to NAICS (1) code 622, there were a total of 4626100 people annual employed. The total recordable cases were 0.3% with cases away from work recording a total of 0.3 and an increase of 0.3% on cases from job transfer or restrictions. Other recordable cases recorded a 0.4%. According to code2, 622... Due: Injury...
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Tramatic Brain Injury
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...Injury Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is also referred to as the "silent epidemic," since many times the symptoms themselves often appear as psychological issues not related to an obvious trauma. However, it is a significant health problem. TIB is generally defined as “brain injury from externally inflicted trauma resulting from violence or acceleration-deceleration impact injury.” (Jacobs (Bay, Kreulen, Shavers, and Currier 141) It is also generally understood that TBI is not the result from, “from strokes, tumors, infection, progressive neurological diseases, metabolic disturbances, toxic agents, and inherited or congenital conditions” (Geva, Barsky, and Westernoff 30). TBI is also... Traumatic Brain...
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Head injury in childen
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...injury in children is an area of great concern for medical practitioners worldwide. Children engage in so many activities and hence are quite prone to head injuries which could be minor or major as the case may be. Head injuries range from a small bump on the head to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) which involves serious injury to the brain. In such critical cases of severe brain damage in children it may result in non -reversible damage to the brain because it involves heavy bleeding that directly affects the brain. To clearly understand the extent of damage, we need to examine the various symptoms that surface. Children experience many... ?Health Sciences and Medicine Order No. 603178 Introduction Head...
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Self-Injury Among Teens
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...injury among teens including: cutting, eating disorder, depression and suicide One of the common behavioral disorders often noticed in adolescents is self injury. In the worst scenarios, even suicidal tendencies creep in, being induced due to various anxiety disorders and depression. Suicide stands as the third most common cause of death for adolescents belonging to the age group – 15 to 19 years. From the words of a 14-year old girl, “I get so angry and hateful sometimes that I don’t know how to let out my deep frustration and then after it is just such a relief to me. It calms me down” (Fritz, 9), it is clear that suppressed frustrations need a channel to escape and this channel takes form...
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Performance Training for the Tactical Athlete
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...Athlete Performance Training for the Tactical Athlete Introduction Buchenholz (2003) argues that effective training is the key to better performance in any athletic profession. This pertains to be fit both physically and mentally. He notes that, to ensure that an athlete is well prepared before an action, there must be an effective training program in place focusing on the degree of adaptive responses that improve physical and mental fitness of an athlete prior to the action. Such programs must focus on volume, intensity, and frequency. Many believe that training adaptation is directly linked to the volume of exercise performed. Nonetheless, experts’ advice... Performance Training for the Tactical...
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Traumatic brain injury/ TBI
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...injuries also result in paralysis, seizures, loss of body balance and walking may be affected. There are also the difficulties associated with thinking where there is a compromise in the ability to use the brain by the damage sustained through the injury (Springer 78). The injuries affect the short term memories as well as the long term memories and individuals always have a problem with memories. Traumatic brain injuries lead to a change in the socialization of the individual and results from the lack of control of emotions. It is, however, imperative to note that injuries to the brain may have a wide range of psychological and physical effects, which may show immediately... Traumatic brain injury...
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College as a Student-Athlete
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...Athletes: Issues & Effects on Performance The issues surrounding athletes are of immense importance for the colleges, universities, educational departments, regulatory bodies, students, parents and other concerned people. These issues need to be addressed due to the influence they have on student-athletes and every aspect of their life. The issues are far graver than we actually perceive them to be. Student-athletes have to perform numerous tasks and plan their activities in order to maintain their social, academic and sports responsibilities. They face challenges in their daily life and have obvious...
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Reading Responses
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...Responses Claudia Goldin wrote an article discussing the evolutionary phases into development of women. In this article, she discusses this aspect through the discussion of three evolutionary phases; the independent female worker, easing the constraints of married women in the labor force, and the roots of the evolution. The first phase is of young independent women working with little knowledge but gaining form experience. The second phase there is an increase in labor productivity for married women owing to the high school movement and high demand for office workers. In the third phase, the female labor is elastic and responsive to changes in wages. The way that the author... ...
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Nutritional Evaluation of a Young Athlete
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...athlete (Buzina, R., Grgic′, Z., Jusic, M., Sapunar, J., Milanovic, N. and Brubacher, G., 1982) Part B: Data Acquisition and Presentation The Profile: The athlete in question is a 25-year-old young male with acceptably normal health. He is immunized with no history of hospitalization or surgery in the recent or remote past. He does not have any acute or chronic injuries. There is no significant prescription history, the last medical was perfectly within normal limits. He uses regular recommended vitamin and mineral supplements. He does... Nutritional Evaluation of a Young Athlete Part A Background: For physically active individuals, a steady supply of nutritional elements and supplementation represents ...
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The psychology of coaching today's athlete
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...PSYCHOLOGY OF BECOMING A BASKETBALL COACH English IV Honors Mr. Dunn Introduction What does coaching mean? Coaching is teaching. It is an educational process which is teaching communication about teamwork and the learning of skills of a particular sport and in this case Basketball. Coaching is where “a person can observe and have direct control over an athlete only during training hours.” “They have the responsibility to positively influence an athlete’s unseen training or the time an athlete is on his or her own.” (Bompa, 5) A coach should observe an athlete and collect information from close associates to make all possible attempts to correct such negative attitudes and behaviors... ?Basketball THE...
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Nutritional evaluation of an young athlete
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...athlete (Buzina, R., Grgic', Z., Jusic, M., Sapunar, J., Milanovic, N. and Brubacher, G., 1982) Part B: Data Acquisition and Presentation The Profile: The athlete in question is a 25-year-old young male with acceptably normal health. He is immunized with no history of hospitalization or surgery in the recent or remote past. He does not have any acute or chronic injuries. There is no significant prescription history, the last medical was perfectly within normal limits. He uses regular recommended vitamin and mineral supplements. He does not use... Nutritional Evaluation of a Young Athlete Part A Background: For physically active individuals, a steady supply of nutritional elements and supplementation...
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Anterior cruciate ligament injury
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...injury Introduction: Anterior cruciate ligament injury represents one of the most common injuries of the knee. This injury is more common among athletes that take part in sports such as soccer, football, and basketball. Surgery may be required in case of such injuries, depending on the severity of the injury (Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries). The Injury: Mechanism of the Injury – When ligaments are injured, they are considered as sprains which can be graded depending on the severity of the sprain (Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries; Hyde and Gengenbach, 114-118). Sprains of Grade I – This is the case when the damage to the ligament is mild in nature... Sur Anterior cruciate ligament...
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Traumatic Brain Injury
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...Injury has on lives of patients and carers, in relation to behavioral, psychological and emotional needs ______________ ___________ _______________________ Impact Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has on lives of patients and carers, in relation to behavioral, psychological and emotional needs Introduction Globally millions of affected persons are treated each year for severe head injury. (Jennett, 1996) Various best practices guidelines have defined head injuries. National Institute for Clinical Excellence has the following definition: 'Head injury' is defined as any trauma to the head, other than superficial injuries to the face. (National... Running Head: BRAIN Impact Traumatic Brain...
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Self-injury, self-harm
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...responsible for controlling mood, hunger, body temperature, sexual activity, sleep, and aggressive behavior. Low levels of serotonin in the brain may lead to depression, aggressive behavior, and emotional distress. Studies suggest that individuals who commit self-harm have lower serotonin activity in the brain compared to individuals who do not cause self-inflicted injuries. In addition, low serotonin activity makes an individual vulnerable to committing self-harm. It was also suggested that serotonin deficiency in the body causes a person to become irritable, which might lead a person to respond to the irritant by committing impulsive... Research Paper on Self-Harm Outline 0 Introduction 1 Definition...
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...Responses on Sexualisation and Sexism Recent attitudes on sexualisation of girls and young women, along with the mainstreaming of sexism in young men have implications on the strong influence of agents legitimising such attitudes despite thenegative attributions, supporting the notion that mainstream influences can greatly affect the attitudes and beliefs of most people. According to the report from the APA Task Force on the Sexualisation of Girls, in comparing the results from past decades on the trends in advertising there has been a considerable increase in the sexualisation of women and young girls in various media platforms, ranging from television advertisements, to print and other... Reading...
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Topic Responses
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...Responses 6 criteria that aided the physician to come up with a diagnosis in Bens case. What was the diagnosis? one type of molecule, tissue, gland and membrane involved in the etiology of this disease. The diagnosis on Ben’s case was cystic fibrosis. The 6 criteria used to get the diagnosis of the given case were: The patient had features of pancreatitis, had high blood sugar levels, had respiratory problems, frequent straining (Cohen, 2012). On conducting sweat test, it turned out positive. The tissues often affected by this type of condition include the respiratory system lining, gastrointestinal system lining, pancreatic ducts epithelia and renal tubules lining (Cohen,...
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...psychologically challenged as he will secretly notices the old man sleeping and then act if everything was normal in the morning. Without a doubt, Poe does an excellent job of portraying the narrator’s behavior. The narrator is unable to explain his behavior clearly because his action of frightening the old man and then killing him was too spontaneous. As mentioned above, he is so befuddled and is driven... The Yellow Wallpaper is one of the most prominent stories written by American Charlotte Gilman, which depicts the true conditions and strugglein that particular era. This short story is a vital piece towards the movement of feminist literature, which discusses the struggle to break away from the...
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Critical Responses
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...Responses Loss of Original Concepts Across Platforms The migration towards digitization has brought forthchanges in entertainment platforms. These changes will continue to be experienced as long as the entertainment industry continues to incorporate aspects of the new media. The detrimental effect is that as new strategies are adopted, the meaning from the original script is likely lost hence there occurs inconsistency in communication of the original message. The shift of entertainment from one platform to another causes loss of the original concept. However, this loss is not necessarily negative; some valuable concepts are added while some of the bad concepts are removed. On the other hand...
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Athlete and (a type of supplement)
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...athletes. A variety of such supplements like whey protein, creatine, branch-chain amino acids etc., are available. However, some companies make tall claims, and it is not always known if a supplement is genuinely helpful to an athlete. The aim of this essay is to assess one such ergogenic aid, whey protein, and determine if it is genuinely helpful to the athlete. Cribb et al. 2006 used a double-blind study on 13 male, recreational bodybuilders who supplemented their normal diet with either hydrolyzed whey isolate (WI) or casein. The study aimed to asses the effect of these on strength, body composition, and plasma... and muscle hypertrophy was present in the CrCHO, WP, and CrWP...
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...Responses Modern times call for modern behavior. In the past, there were instances where people were distinguished from each other by their gender. This means that depending on the gender of the person in question, there were specific duties and roles that the members of the specified gender had to conform. Women had their roles and also the men had theirs. In today’s modern world, there has been much change and much has developed in order to enable the acceptance of the many abilities that both genders have managed to accomplish (Butler, 10, 1999). Currently, one can see men modeling and taking the catwalks to show off in terms of fashion and also there has been the ability for women... Critical...
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