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Athletes society
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...Athletes Society al Affiliation Responsibilities of Athletes American athletes have the responsibility to raise awareness about social problems. They have the mandate to give back to the society that supports them. In Gary Smith’s book ‘Why Don’t More Athletes Take a Stand? He gives the story of Joseph a sportsman who together with the people goes on a hunger strike to address the issue that affects the people. This is oblivious of the harm that such a practice would have to his body as a sportsman. When Reid tell him that he could have be at a greater risk than the other people that were also participating in the hunger...
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Athletes versus Non-Athletes on Academic Performance
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...Athletes versus Non-Athletes on Academic Performance Module Module ID: Introduction The present paper aims to explore the relationship between academic performances of the students at schools and their participation in sports and games. The paper pays particular concentration upon athletics and their influence on their academic career as well as the grades they obtain. The main reason behind selecting the topic includes the popular misconception that sports and games cause the wastage of student’s time by diverting their focus from studies. The critics are of the view that the students, interested and involved in athletics and other games, consume large part of their time and energies... in...
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Athletes being role models
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...Athletes as Role Models Paper One: Argument to Inquire The notion of a role model is often discussed upon in public discourses. It is used as a discussion tool in debates promulgated by the media about issues ranging from gender equality to moral education of children. A role model is popularly assumed to be someone one can look up to and be inspired from. Such a person has personality and values that one would emulate. However, the concept of a role model is more than what the definition of a person one can look up to entails. In a study, psychologists who had asked their patients about their role models were unable to place how the role models impacted them. At that time... Judy Lloyd 31 July Athletes ...
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Athletes and Drugs
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...athlete with huge dreams of making it to the Olympics with drugs. The common perception has been that most college students who abuse drugs are students who engage very little in activities that require physical exertion and time investment in form of training. A research documented by Sturmey outlines that young athletes are not likely to use recreational drugs as compared to their counterparts who do not take part in athletics (864). Such studies only provide a limited scope on drug abuse because current trends indicate that college athletes are also inreasingly abusing drugs not only for recreational... INTRODUCTION Conventionally, it would be difficult to associate the physically fit college athlete ...
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Athletes drug use
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...Athletes Drug Use Athletes’ drug use Doping and Related Issues in Professional Athletes Introduction Use of drugs in sports is not something that started yesterday. In reference to Lowinson (2005), the use of performance enhancing drugs (PED) has a history which dates to as back as 1904. Ancient Greek athletes go down in the books of history for the use of special diets and stimulants to enhance their prowess in the sport. One Thomas Hicks is said to have won a race during the 1904 Olympic Games which were held in St. Louis with the help of a raw egg together with a glass of brandy and strychnine injections. Restrictions...
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Mental Health of Athletes
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...Athletes To promote athletes’ brilliant careers and manage their mental posture from inactive to active and healthy in practices they need to have mental health learning and training to a large extent. At present, sport management put more interest on athletes health are the outcomes of athletes having attained and yet disregard the significance of mental health training that is going to create great results on the whole life of athletes. World Health Organization has advised the whole world that transforms the psychological health condition have mirrored national culture education and national aspiration in every aspects. Usually athletes live, learn, get training and take part... Mental Health of...
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Sport injuries (athletes)
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...athletes. Sports related injuries can lead to loss of life, body parts or career depending on the severity of the accident. In order to initiate the research work the issue of sports injuries has been introduced thoroughly and a thesis statement has been constructed, which has been proved in the entire paper. In order to accomplish the paper appropriately some real-time examples have been mentioned in the research proposal and the evidences have been supported throughout the paper. For better understanding of the rise of the sports related injuries, a graph has been mentioned that shows the difference... Sports injuries are very common in the modern world and it has severe effects in the life of...
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Athletes as Role Models
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...Athletes be role models Annotated Bibliography Athletes as Role Models" The Sports Law Professor. 2007. 9 June 2009. http://thesportslawprofessor.blogspot.com/2007/07/athletes-as-role-models.html This article emphasizes the fact that athletes are already working as role models for children by displaying great values in their respective field of sports. They are definitely demonstrating higher levels of attentiveness, diligence, determination, training, rational behavior, respect for rules, sportsman spirit, elegance while playing in stress, endeavor for achievement. According to the author all these virtues are openly displayed by the athletes and people should follow them instead... of...
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Protein Diet in Athletes
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...Athletes Affiliation Protein Diet in Athletes Introduction Proteins serve various functions in the body including building and repairing of muscle and tissues, synthesis of red blood cells, hormones and enzymes as well as energy production. In highly physical activities such as athletics, the adequacy of Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) and the role of the amino acid on performance are debatable. Protein Dietary Requirement for Athletes Protein requirement in athletes depends on various factors including the type of athlete, body weight, total energy intake, training status, intensity and duration of exercise. The American College of Sports Medicine, the Dietitians of Canada... Protein Diet in...
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Why athletes should use steroids
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...athletes should use steroids affiliation Why athletes should use steroids The modern sporting scene has been dominated by athletes using unauthorized substances for stimulating their muscles. Examples of significant sportsmen accused for doping include Marion Jones and Lance Armstrong. With increased cases of doping and use of steroids arguments have been raised on the suitability of doping in athletes. Smith (2012) points out that by allowing doping all athletes would be on the same level in terms of superiority. Honest athletes are forced to compete with athletes with...
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Recovery for Athletes
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...athletes. Make sure you select an article you understand. Many of them will go into detail on hormonal response and others information you may not understand. You will briefly discuss the article, what you learned from the article and how you can apply the information to your current training or to the athlete you are training in your course paper. The active lifestyles and the demand for rigorous physical activities among athletes prompt them to achieve an appropriate sense of balance in their training, stresses brought about by competitions and recovery... . These are all necessary for them to maximize performance. The chosen article entitled “Using Recovery Modalities between Training...
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Athletes psychological make- up
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...Athlete’s Psychological Make- up Athlete’s Psychological Make- up Sports psychology involves the study of psychology and its effect on the performance of the sportsmen in the competition. It has been found that performances in the games are highly influenced by the psychology of the participant during and at the time of participation. The sports psychologists explore this important factor to improve on the performance of the professional athletics and sportsmen, this is known to have profound positive impact on the lives of the athletes. Sports psychology is a new discipline in the larger psychology as a discipline. It was...
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Should college athletes be paid
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...Athletes be paid? I do believe that college athletes should be paid and thispaper will talk about the issues that exist between colleges and athletes regarding paying to college athletes. Mainly it will focus on the strengths and positive points of paying to college athletes as they are definitely stronger then the negative ones. Since a long time, college athletes have been working with their hearts and souls day after day and year after year for the appreciation and name of their universities. The athletes are bringing huge money in their universities by their outstanding performances, television contracts and other deals. People, who are intrinsically motivated, possess the love... ? Should College...
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Do gay athletes affect sports
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...athletes affect sports? The critical preface Sports as an event, is meant for people to meet and socialize. According to recent sports studies, athletics it is one of the best paying jobs in the world. This is because sports men and women are people who have are professionals are paid a lot of money. As a result, most companies and institutions prefer using them in their advertisement promotions. However, there has been an increasing awareness on gay’s rights within the country. In regards to this, a number of sports personalities have come out in the open and declared that they are gay. However, some of them, who had been associated with the same gender sexuality, have denied... these...
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Should college athletes be paid
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...Athletes be paid? College sports play an integral role in higher education by promoting student unity, maintaining connections with alumni, and enhancing the overall student experience. College athletic teams offer benefits to prospective students as a unique educational opportunity for those who are interested in engaging in athletics. Athletics develops professionalism and team oriented persons, aspects that are critical for business success. Accountability of athletes is fundamental, and both athletes and coaches should integrate competitions into an academic pursuit to promote real academic success. For quite some time, there has been an extensive debate over payment of athletes... Should College...
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Should college athletes be paid
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...Athletes be Paid? The debate on paying college athletes continues to elicit mixed reactions. This essay evaluates the arguments against and for paying college athletes borrowing from various secondary sources. In its recommendation, the essay advocates for consideration of either arguments before taking a given decision. Introduction College athletics have long been in existence. Kissinger and Miller observe that since 1800s, campuses in the US have been involved in athletics competition (1). Modern day college athletics seek to bring together intellectual aspect of college with a sense of community. These athletics provides an opportunity for post secondary education that could... Should College...
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Should College Athletes Get Paid
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...Athletes Get Paid? Introduction Truly, the debate on whether college should get paid has been ongoing for a very long time. Both sides of the arguments present many reasons why college athletes should get paid or not. However, the debate seems to become more contested with time since college games and athletics have increasingly attracted income from promoters, sponsors, and advertisers. Whereas, college athletics are part of learning for many students, it is worth noting that some of the college athletes actually go to college due to their special ability and interest in athletics. Therefore, many factors need to be considered while dealing with college athletes. This paper seeks... ?Should College...
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Should College Athletes Be Paid
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...Athletes be paid? College sports play an integral role in higher education by promoting student unity, maintaining connections with alumni, and enhancing the overall student experience. College athletic teams offer benefits to prospective students as a unique educational opportunity for those who are interested in engaging in athletics. Athletics develops professionalism and team oriented persons, aspects that are critical for business success. Accountability of athletes is fundamental, and both athletes and coaches should integrate competitions into an academic pursuit to promote real academic success. For quite some time, there has been an extensive debate over payment of athletes... Should College...
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Concussion symptom reporting in athletes
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...athletes Grade (25th, Oct. Concussion symptom reporting in athletes Concussions refer to a mild traumatic brain injury, occurring in the form of a head injury that is accompanied by a temporary loss of brain function, where the normal cognitive, physical and the emotional functionalities of the individual suffering the injury are interrupted (Bryant, 2008). Concussions are common occurrences to athlete students. However, there is a great tendency of student athletes failing to report the occurrence of concussion symptoms, most of the time to avoid losing play time. Due to the high tendencies of underreporting or even failure to report concussions at all amongst... Concussion symptom reporting in athletes ...
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Should College Athletes get Paid
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...Athletes be Paid? College athletes are at a severe financial disadvantage compared to other students and therefore should be paid at least a stipend by the university. Students not involved in sports are able to obtain part-time employment in order to purchase necessary peripheral items such as toiletries, clothing, school related incidentals and perhaps a pizza on the weekend. Some argue that college athletes are paid by virtue of their scholarship and that is sufficient reimbursement for their services. Putting aside for the moment that these athletes that participate in the more popular sports earn millions of dollars for the university and that other students reap these benefits... Should College...
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Should College Athletes Be Paid
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...Athletes Be Paid? Sports around the world are a significant concern as they develop talent and promote health. In most institutions, this is a mandatory program that seeks to open students’ minds and allow them relaxation. Media coverage and newspapers bring forth the events clearly, creating fame and recognition of athletes by the fans. Players on the other side are awarded fringe benefits, which may constitute a college education, insurances and much more (Griffin 73). According to the provisions of the media coverage, college sports are considered an important event with various institutions claiming the best awards and the stakes being high on publicity and profile. The key... Should College...
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Should College Athletes Get Paid
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...Athletes Get Paid? College athletes are at a decided monetary disadvantage when compared with non-athlete students and consequently should receive at least a small stipend by the university or NCAA. Students who do not play sports are able to acquire part-time jobs so they can purchase basic items such as clothing, toiletries and other school related things in addition to perhaps a hamburger and fries with their classmates on the weekend. Some contend that student athletes are already being due to their scholarship and that is adequate reimbursement for their services. Setting aside for the now that college athletes who participate in the more popular sports such as football... and basketball...
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Fast Food Tips for Athletes
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...Athletes burn up more calories than non-athletes and hence they require food that gives enough energy to help their body. Fast foods are those categories of food that are often made with ingredients formulated to achieve a certain flavor or consistency and to preserve freshness. Some of the common menu items at fast food outlets include fish and chips, sandwiches, pitas, hamburgers, fried chicken, French fries, chicken nuggets, tacos, pizza, and ice cream. The preparation of fast food requires a high degree of food engineering, the use of additives and processing techniques that substantially alter the food from its original form and reduce its nutritional value. Since the fast food concept... Fast Food...
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Should college athletes get paid
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...athletes be paid? Outline (A) Introduction (I)Understanding who is a college athlete (II)Nature of scholarships extended in relation to sports (B) Pros of paying college athletes (I)Colleges are generating a lot of cash from sports and thus can afford it. (II)Would earn athletes ability to fund their full-time involvement and other basic needs (III)Motivating factor (IV)Open more doors for tapping more talents (V)Sustenance of medical care (VI) Cases of needy students (VII)Would boost handicapped athletes (C) Cons of paying college athletes (I)Would debase the spirit of amateurism (II)Would strain school budgets (III)Overcrowded... and strained sports...
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Should Athletes be role models
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...Athletes be role models? Annotated Bibliography Athletes as Role Models” The Sports Law Professor. 2007. 9 June 2009. http://thesportslawprofessor.blogspot.com/2007/07/athletes-as-role-models.html This article emphasizes the fact that athletes are already working as role models for children by displaying great values in their respective field of sports. They are definitely demonstrating higher levels of attentiveness, diligence, determination, training, rational behavior, respect for rules, sportsman spirit, elegance while playing in stress, endeavor for achievement. According to the author all these virtues are openly displayed by the athletes and people should follow them instead... Should Athletes ...
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Student Athletes influence on capitalism
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...Athletes Influence on Capitalism INTRODUCTION athletes are scholars who are admitted to learning institution basing on their sporting prowess. This is contrary to the admission rules of colleges and other higher learning institutions that require one to qualify in order to gain admission to the college. Some of these students are given financial incentives irrespective of their academic ability giving them an upper hand over other students the root cause of capitalism in our learning institutions. This eventually links them to the mainstream culture which is over-commercialized and has robot like properties. The subculture way of life is true to its original setup and has more freedom... of...
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Athletes and Performance Enhancing Drugs
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...Athletes and Performance Enhancing Drugs A major concern in the sports that has been around for a long time now is the use of anabolic steroids by athletes. Especially troubling is the increase in use of performance enhancing drugs by younger athletes. Young people look at athletes as if they are their supermen or people with special powers rather than normal human beings. “Physician-guided education is vital to the creation of an effective intervention program” (Cheatham et al., 2008). The most common performance enhancing drugs are Creatine, Anablic steroids, and Steroid precursors (Mayo Clinic, 2010). Creatine is a...
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Let's Start Paying College Athletes
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...Athletics” The of the article is Joe Nocera and the periodical of the article is New York Times and was produced in December 30, 2011. The article is based on college athletics and especially on the challenges that the players faces when playing college sports. The author outlines the fact that the N.C.A.A should consider paying players some stipend since there is much that is involved in the game (Nocera 1). The author claims that there is a lot of commercialization and sports funding that is experienced in colleges and thus coaches gets huge amount of money through salaries while players end up with nothing. This paper focuses... on outlining the colleges should start paying students who...
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Nutritional Assessment Concerns in Competitive athletes Population
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...athletes Population October 13 There are particular nutritional assessment concerns in the competitive athletes’ population. The research centers on discussing the different concerns. The research delves on resolving the different concerns. The five research journals supply pertinent food supplement information to effectively enhance the athletes’ sports performances. First, the athletes are concerned with increasing their sports performance outputs. Some defend on food supplements to boost their athletic standings. Some focus on increasing their practice schedules. Others accept their fate for there are always other players who are faster... Nutritional Assessment Concerns in Competitive athletes ...
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How Are Athletes Driven to Win
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...Athletes Driven To Win? Motivation in sports is considered to be the most important element to drive the athletes to victory. Various researches had been conducted on this issue related to the significance of motivation in sports that revealed the aspect to be quite essential in encouraging the athletes to attain their ultimate success1. It is due to the fact that researchers and experts consider the role of psychology to be quite vital in sports. However, the impact of psychological motivation is apparently not visible in the initial training period of athletes, but gradually the fact becomes strong and essential at play to be driven to success2. Evidences have revealed that elite athletes... ?How Are...
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Issue analysis - if college athletes being paid
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...athletes should be paid The issue of paying college athletes is one of the most debated topics in college athletics. The Current National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules prohibit student athletes from bargaining for their services. Recently the NCAA board of directors with the backing of Mark Emmert, the president of NCAA agreed to pay Division one athlete a stipend of $2000 (Nocera 1). However, Emmert insisted that they will not move to a pay for play model as this would convert student athletes to university employees. His comments elicited mixed reactions with some arguing that college athletes receive more than their fair share through athletics scholarship... Issue Analysis-If college...
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College Athletes: Students or Meal Tickets
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...Athletes or the Chance of a Lifetime? Walk into any campus bookstore on any college or university campus in America and you are likely to see an entire section of memorabilia centered around the more popular sports teams on campus. There are basketballs in the school colors, sometimes even stamped with the number of a favorite player. Hanging from special racks are jerseys, sweatshirts and other types of clothing of various types and sizes, geared for men and women, all featuring the most popular football player’s jersey number. Off campus, in local clothing stores, many of these same items are offered for sale to the general public so that all who wish might show their support... Exploiting Athletes ...
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Professional athletes and celebrities as role models
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...Athletes and Celebrities as Role Models People in the limelight are considered role models due to their various activities and behavior being exposed to the public’s eyes. Most people who are adored and emulated by youngsters, in particular, are celebrities and professional athletes. Role models are defined by Robyn Silverman, a child development specialist, as “people who others imitate, emulate or look to for guidance” (Silverman par. 1). Inasmuch as there are good or positive role models, evidently, there are also others who provide negative impact and influence to those who were tagged as “"bad girls" or "bad boys" who serve as good examples of what NOT to do if you want to become... Professional...
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Should college athletes be paid to play
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...Athletes Be Paid To Play? College sports, generally football and basketball, are about as widely watched on a national level as full-fledged professional teams are. As a result, it is a multimillion dollar enterprise, one that earns colleges a great part of their income, depending on how popular their team is in their respective fields. Of course, the players of these sports are all college students themselves, generally playing on a sports scholarship, or playing as regular students. The sports are a side activity taken up by students to have something to relax from the study tempo at college. Yet again, not all students are interested in playing sports as a side activity... . Consequently,...
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Persuasive essay on how large salaries of professional athletes negatively impacted the athletes or the sports
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...athletes on both the athletes and the sports Introduction Athletes are among the highest paid sport people with athletes winning as much as thirty million dollars in such sports as boxing and marathons among many others similar athletics. While the large salaries are justifiable owing to the intensity of training and the risks that the bodies of the individual athletes go through, the large salaries have several negative effects on both the sports and the athletes as is corroborated by some living examples. The concentration of the professional athletes have seamlessly shifted from the sports to the large salaries they earn a feature that has... Negative impacts of large salaries of professional athletes ...
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College Athletes Should be Paid to Play
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...Athletes Should be Paid to Play College athletes are at a severe financial disadvantage compared to other students and therefore should be paid at least a stipend by the university. Students not involved in sports are able to obtain part-time employment in order to purchase necessary peripheral items such as toiletries, clothing, school related incidentals and perhaps a pizza on the weekend. Some argue that athletes are paid by virtue of their scholarship and that is sufficient reimbursement for their services. Putting aside for the moment that athletes that participate in the more popular sports earn millions of dollars for the university and that other students reap these benefits as well... College...
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College Athletics. Should college athletes be paid
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...Athletes Communication College Athletes There has been an ongoing debate on whether or not it is justifiable to pay college athletes for their participation in their respective disciplines. Opinions differ depending on the individual and this paper will try to come up with a justifiable conclusion. The paper will analyze the duties performed by college athletes, the sacrifices they make and the benefits attained from the college athletes’ performances. In summation, the paper will illustrate that it indeed is justifiable to pay college athletes. Firstly, it can be established that college student have two main purposes, to play sport and attain an education that can sustain them... in their...
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Eating Disorders in Female College Athletes
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...Athletes The hypothesis of the current study, "Risk factors for disordered eating in female athletes" by Tanya R Berry andBruce L Howe, posits that engaging in sports may increase the risk for an eating disorder in female athletes and that this could lead to a clinical eating disorder. To test the hypothesis, this study examined the role of social pressure, self-esteem, body-image and competition anxiety as risk factors for an eating disorder in female university athletes. In addition, the study investigated the relationship of body fat index and body mass index to indicators of disordered eating patterns. Using canonical correlations, the study found significant... Eating Disorders in Female College...
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The effects of proteins shakes on athletes
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...Athletes The Effects of Proteins Shakes on Athletes Many deliberations have been spread throughvarious media including electronic and print regarding effects of consumption of high-protein diet. One of the most critical concerns has been the damage of kidney caused by this excessive consumption. Nevertheless, nutritionists have pointed out that in some cases, protein supplements in reasonable doses could be useful in several health issues. One of these benefits is increase in metabolism (Bartlett, et al., 2012). Studies have documented that teens who consume protein supplements during breakfast have increased metabolic rate and that this helps in reducing... incidences of metabolic related...
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Why student athletes should be drug tested
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...Athletes Several universities, schools and collages throughout US and in other nations have started testing student athletes for drugs and alcohol. These tests are on a rise since 1995 when the US Supreme Court accepted that students who are involved in athletic activities should be tested for drugs. According to ESPN, the University of Oregon has decided to implement drug tests for its athletes on random basis right after a research conducted by ESPN proved that football teams that play at University level have forty to sixty percent of the total players who are involved in the act of abusing marijuana (ESPN, 2012). Similar kind of random and announced drug activities have been... Drug Testing Athletes ...
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Why student athletes should be drug tested
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...Athletes Drug Testing Athletes Several universities, schools and collages throughout US and in other nations have started testing student athletes for drugs and alcohol. These tests are on a rise since 1995 when the US Supreme Court accepted that students who are involved in athletic activities should be tested for drugs. According to ESPN, the University of Oregon has decided to implement drug tests for its athletes on random basis right after a research conducted by ESPN proved that football teams that play at University level have forty to sixty percent of the total players who are involved in the act of abusing marijuana (ESPN, 2012). Similar kind of random and announced drug... ? Drug Testing...
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Why College Athletes should be Paid to Play Sports
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...Athletes should be Paid to Play Sports. The debate as to whether college athletes should be paid or not is one that has elicited mixed reactions from the students, universities and the public as there are those who feel that these young sports persons need to be paid for their talents. On the other hand, there are those who hold firmly the opinion and support the status quo that the college athletes need not to be paid. As a matter of fact they consider it absurd paying college athletes. With both sides of the arguments providing equally tenable measure of facts and opinions to support their course, it is undoubtedly clear that this matter may not be put to rest once and for all... . Not even...
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Student-athletes should be paid a salary by the university
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...Athletes-Topic A The issue that is currently on the rise about athletes being paid is an issue thathas some institutions on alert. In an article in the Los Angeles Times dated March 28, the issue has been brought to light and various aspects of school athletics illuminated. It is rumored that athletics in most institutions are being run as businesses and not athletic programs, which means that most of the institutions are making a lot of monies from their athletes, without necessarily giving them back. Apart from the scholarships that most students receive, there is little of anything else being provided to these athletes, which means the institutions are making tremendous profits... of such...
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Psychology of College Athletes effect their Recovery from Injury
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...Athletes effect their Recovery from Injury Psychology of College Athletes effect their Recovery from Injury Introduction In every competitive sport, it is quite common for professional athletes to suffer from physical injuries in the course of competition. Injuries are particularly common among college athletes because they may experience more pressure to impress talent scouts for more celebrated mainstream teams who may attend their practice sessions. Once an athlete is injured, he or she will experience a number of outcomes. In the first place, the incidence of injury forces the athlete in question to immediately cease training. It could also result in serious psychological... Psychology of College...
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Psychosocial Intervention Strategies to Help Athletes Return to Competitive Athletics
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...Athletes Return to Competitive Athletics Introduction Sport injury is one ofthe noteworthy causes of stress that has touching, cognitive and behavioral insinuation for any given athlete. This area has seen an increase in interest of research to determine the role of some psychosocial variables that are mostly affected, in an athlete’s life, and career following an injury. This is because some evidences point to psychosocial concerns as obstacles to a successful entry of athletes into athletics after an injury. These psychosocial concerns that lead to this condition include the anxieties associated with fear of a re-injury and those fears associated... Psychosocial Intervention Strategies to Help...
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Summary of (How and Why) Athletes go Broke
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...athletes eventually lose all their money; their temptation for tangible possessions, misplaced trust, family matters, and great expectations. Peak earnings period for athletes is shorter than in other professions. More often than not, athletes lack both time and motivation to manage their investments. Athletes have a lure for tangible possessions, for which they make risky investments. Whether it is investment into a religious movie, a theme Rock N’ Roll Cafe’ in New England, or the music label COZ Records, Rocket Ismail’s expectations have never been met and ideas in which money was invested have never realized. Ismail Rocket admits that he... ?Summary There are four main reasons why most professional...
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Argument/research paper on why college Athletes should get paid
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...Athletes Get Paid? College athletes are at a decided monetary disadvantage when comparedwith non-athlete students and consequently should receive at least a small stipend by the university or NCAA. Students who do not play sports are able to acquire part-time jobs so they can purchase basic items such as clothing, toiletries and other school related things in addition to perhaps a hamburger and fries with their classmates on the weekend. Some contend that student athletes are already being due to their scholarship and that is adequate reimbursement for their services. Setting aside for the now that college athletes who participate in the more popular sports such as football... Should College Athletes ...
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Should college athletes have to make up missed class/assignments
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...athletes have to make up missed assignments? According to Sylvia G.Roch “the relationship between college attendance and grades is so strong as to suggest that dramatic improvements in average grades and (failure rates) could be achieved by efforts to increase class attendance rates among college students” Being a sportsperson in school is an extremely time-consuming job. Since it is essential to exercise and practice nearly each day and have playoffs scattered all through the schedule of practice, sports appear to be tremendously significant for a student athlete. Trainers do emphasize that it is very important for their student athletes to perform good with their lessons... and assignments,...
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Why College Athletes Should Be Paid To Play Sports
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...Athletes should be Paid to Play Sports. The debate as to whether college athletes should be paid or not is one that has elicited mixed reactions from the students, universities and the public as there are those who feel that these young sports persons need to be paid for their talents. On the other hand, there are those who hold firmly the opinion and support the status quo that the college athletes need not to be paid. As a matter of fact they consider it absurd paying college athletes. With both sides of the arguments providing equally tenable measure of facts and opinions to support their course, it is undoubtedly clear that this matter may not be put to rest once and for all... . Not even...
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Diet and Supplemental Schedules among Body Builders and Aerobic Athletes
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...Athletes      Diet and Supplemental Schedules among Body Builders and Aerobic Athletes Introduction Good diet and proper nutrition are significant components in determining performance in sporting. Whether one is a weekend sports person, competing athlete or daily exerciser, the key to successful performance lies in a nutritionally sufficient diet. Athletes should have a diet that is varied and rich in essentials such as minerals, vitamins, proteins, fats and carbohydrates. These essentials should be in their proportions specific to body requirements and sporting activity. Sufficient fluid intake is also important in preventing... ? Diet and Supplemental Schedules among Body Builders and Aerobic Athletes ...
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