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Carbohydrates and athletic performance
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...Athletic Performance ? Carbohydrates And Athletic Performance Carbohydrates intake during exercise in the form of carbohydrate dense drinks has become a trendy practice among recreational and endurance athletes with results in performance reimbursement during lengthened exercise. The role of nutrition and health maintenance for athletes has long been examined through various experiments and natural field research. The ambience for training and exercise exposes the athlete to pathogens and environmental toxins. Hence, endurance training has to be empirically examined as lengthened exertion is associated with several hormonal and biochemical changes, the majority of which have... ? Carbohydrates And...
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Nutrition and the relationship to athletic performance
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...athletes have turned to nutrition to optimize their performance. The growing trend however, should be supported by adequate knowledge in order to achieve the maximum desired outcome and avoid common misconceptions that could easily be more harmful rather than beneficial to the unsuspecting athlete. For that purpose... Running Head: SPORTS NUTRITION Gaining the Competitive Edge through Understanding Nutrition in Sports of College/Institution Name of Professor Name of Class/Course Abstract Advances in food science have gained considerable attention from the media these past few decades. As people learn more about the mechanisms of food and its effect on the body, both amateur and professional ath...
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Effects of Honey as a dietary supplement on improving athletic performance
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...athletes Honey has been known as the only naturally available sweetener to humans and has been used extensively for several years primarily as a drug or ointment to cure wounds and prevent illness. Till date honey remains to be one of the last untreated foods in the world and various research studies have unveiled several positive effects of honey. These include antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, immunosuppressive and a valuable nutritive addition to the human diet. Another recent finding is the use of honey as a source of energy before, during and after physical exercise and athletic performance. Several studies have indicated that honey can serve as a better... Honey- a boon to...
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Steroids and athletic culture
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...athletic culture: Much has been written about the relationship between athletes and performance-enhancing drugs or steroids. This subject has always remained in vogue due to its notorious nature and huge implications for society. It must be remembered that there are many kinds of performance-enhancing drugs available today which athletes can easily purchase using illegal means. Such drugs are used by athletes to enhance performance during high intensity physical exertion. Doping in sports is a very serious issue of sociological importance. Drugs used to acquire an unfair competitive edge over rivals are banned and their possession is enough to dismiss an athlete for life... their testosterone...
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Management of Colleges Athletic Programs
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...Athletic Programs in Relation to Their Academic Goals Colleges find themselves performing a juggling act when it comes to balancing their athletic goals with their academic goals. Athletic programs require that their student-athletes attend every practice, or as many practices as possible, and to perform athletically. However, academically, the college requires that the student-athlete attend classes as required and to meet certain academic levels (such as making good grades). "Student-athletes essentially work two jobs. In addition to meeting their academic responsibilities, student-athletes spend at least twenty hours a week in practice or in competition... First and of Management of Colleges'...
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The Athletic Trainer
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...Athletic trainer is a medical expert concerned with various areas of an athletes care. The athletic trainer teaches and instructs the athletes on ways to avoid injury during competitions by use of exercise practices and warm-up schedules. In case an injury occurs to an athlete, it is the duty of the athletic trainer to examine the injured athlete and establish whether the athlete requires medical attention from a doctor. Athletic trainers are also involved in the management and administration of rehabilitation of athletes for instance through exercise and training. In addition, the athletic trainers engage in monitoring the progress and performance of athletes to avoid further injuries... but...
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How should colleges manage their athletic programs in relation to their academic goals
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...Athletic Programs in Relation to Their Academic Goals Colleges find themselves performing a juggling act when it comes to balancing their athletic goals with their academic goals. Athletic programs require that their student-athletes attend every practice, or as many practices as possible, and to perform athletically. However, academically, the college requires that the student-athlete attend classes as required and to meet certain academic levels (such as making good grades). “Student-athletes essentially work two jobs. In addition to meeting their academic responsibilities, student-athletes spend at least twenty hours a week in practice or in competition... First and of Management of Colleges’...
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Physiological Factors that Limit Sport Performance
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...athletic history of a participant, training regimen and physical characteristics influence the findings of an exercise test. Indeed, athletic history of a participant influence the findings of a vertical jump test in that it defines his ability, maximum speed at the moment of starting. More so, it defines the participant’s muscular coordination ability, and the ability to optimum response. On the other hand, the training regimen may influence the findings in a vertical jump test in that it accords participants with an opportunity to enhance endurance, performance, and perfection. The vice versa is equally true. In addition, physical characteristics like age... Physiological Factors that Limit Sport...
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Physiological Factors that Limit Sport Performance
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...athletic history of a participant, training regimen and physical characteristics influence the findings of an exercise test. Indeed, athletic history of a participant influence the findings of a vertical jump test in that it defines his ability, maximum speed at the moment of starting. More so, it defines the participant’s muscular coordination ability, and the ability to optimum response. On the other hand, the training regimen may influence the findings in a vertical jump test in that it accords participants with an opportunity to enhance endurance, performance, and perfection. The vice versa is equally true. In addition, physical characteristics like age influence... Physiological Factors that Limit...
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Adolescence and Performance Enhancing Drugs
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...performance enhancing drugs due to the pressure to achieve difficult goals, which paves the way for future substance abuse and health problems. Athletic students with goals to play collage or professional sports feel pressured to be the very best. Above all, professional sports roll models are often accused of using performance-enhancing drugs (Garzon et. al., 2006, 159). Professional athletes including baseball players Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa, football player Emmit Smith, and wrestler Hulk Hogan used over the counter performance-enhancing drugs. "Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa admitted consuming creatine, an energy... Adolescence and Performance Enhancing Drugs May 6, 2006 Adolescence and Performance ...
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Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports
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...Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports The spirit of athletics is linked with the age old history of civilization. The ancient Greek hero's, Spartan hero's and the Olympians of centuries have endured discipline and perseverance to achieve their desired feat of success as superhero. Good discipline and perseverance gives momentum to athletic performance in the public eye which is manifestation of practice, precision and talent. This pinnacle of performance is reached by victory or defeat, joy and sorrow as witnessed on the field by the fans, organizers, team members and by the individual participant. Success...
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High School Athletic Department
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...Athletics is an interscholastic sport organization which comprises of different staffs working together to achieve goals. The main focus of this paper covers the following: staffing which talks about staffing needs assessment; job analysis in which the main purpose is to gather information on the job, the operations, the duties and responsibilities involved, working conditions, and other critical elements; job description that provides information on what kind of abilities and talents, education, and experience are required to perform the job adequately. Moreover, it talks about job specification which outlines the human qualities needed to carry out a certain... ?Executive Summary Orange High School...
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National Collegiate Athletic Association
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...athletes, without exceeding the maximum amount that is allowed. Division I sports issue grants-in-aid as a grant program to help the students settle their fees, buy academic literature and settle personal needs. As for Division II, there is the disbursement of basketball fund. The issuance of this basketball fund is pegged on an individual’s historical performance in Women’s and Men’s Basketball Championship. Unlike Divisions I and II, Division III does not provide athletic scholarship and does not feature in plays in national TV broadcasts... National Collegiate Athletic Association Number Introduction The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was founded in 1906 to provide a forum for...
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Exercise and sport Genetics
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...athletic capabilities in humans are affected by the interaction of environmental (e.g. diet and training) and genetic factors. Studies from the last thirty years show that genetic variations strongly influence cardiorespiratory and skeletal muscle function, and thus, performance of athletes (MacArthur & North, 2005). Modern molecular techniques for rapid genotyping and DNA sequencing made it possible to identify genetic variations in the traits that contribute to athletic performance. Studies on twin pairs and nuclear families provided the earliest data to on the heritability of variations in fitness-related traits (Bouchard, Leon, Rao... Genes and Sports Differences in the physical fitness and athletic ...
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Integrative Performance Enhancement Plan
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...PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT PLAN Explanation on, why the six components can give an athlete overall experience in a performance environment Name of Student Student’s Number Grade Course Tutor’s Name December 9, 2011 Integrative Performance Enhancement Plan Athletics just like any other sporting activity requires that one achieve or acquire certain tactics to achieve the best. The persistency and continuity of outstanding performance lies in the ability to possess experience of high caliber. This essay explains six components that are vital in giving an athlete overall experience in a performance environment. Marketing presentation and Discovery phase are particularly crucial in the sense... ?INTEGRATIVE...
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Integrative Performance Enhancement Plan
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...PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT PLAN Explanation on, why the six components can give an athlete overall experience in a performance environment Name of Student Student’s Number Grade Course Tutor’s Name December 9, 2011 Integrative Performance Enhancement Plan Athletics just like any other sporting activity requires that one achieve or acquire certain tactics to achieve the best. The persistency and continuity of outstanding performance lies in the ability to possess experience of high caliber. This essay explains six components that are vital in giving an athlete overall experience in a performance environment. Marketing presentation and Discovery phase are particularly crucial in the sense... INTEGRATIVE...
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Steroids
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...athletic performance in order to give a boost over the opponents (Bonci, 2010). Ergogenic aids may be aimed at different aspects of the being for enhancement purposes, for example, the aids might be directly aimed at influencing the psychological capacity of a body system, or it could also be used as a platform for removing some specific psychological constraints or even for the increased recovery processes for the enhancement of performance levels... Ergogenic aids and steroids: Ergogenic aids are basically dietary supplements which are used as a means of improving production, control, efficiency and utilization of energy (Marc & Silver, 2001). The main purpose of the ergogenic aids is to enhance...
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Race as a factor in Sports Performance
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...athletic performance: A physiological review. Journal of African American Studies , 2 (3), 23-38. This article by Hunter discusses race and sports performances, based on physiological assessment. The article examines social transformations of individuals of African descent, and how these transformations have shaped their athletic abilities to be unique from other racial groups. Hunter has used empirical, practical, theoretical papers, and literary criticism to expound on race as a factor in sports performance. Hunter concludes that the answer to race and sports performances lies in sociological theories which centres on environmental... ?Running Head: ANNOTATED BIBLIGRAPHY Annotated Bibliography Race as...
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High School Athletic Department
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...Athletics is an interscholastic sport organization which comprises of different staffs working together to achieve goals. The main focus of this paper covers the following: staffing which talks about staffing needs assessment; job analysis in which the main purpose is to gather information on the job, the operations, the duties and responsibilities involved, working conditions, and other critical elements; job description that provides information on what kind of abilities and talents, education, and experience are required to perform the job adequately. Moreover, it talks about job specification which outlines the human qualities needed to carry out a certain job... Executive Summary Orange High School...
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Personality in Sport and Performance
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...performance “In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are” Althea Gibson Introduction: Personality attributes of athletes feature quite prominently in most of the sports related topics and has been covered extensively by both the print as well as mass media. Such observations are largely based on the mounting evidence of a strong and direct relationship between the two and the hypothesis that personality plays a central role in influencing important outcomes such in everyday life of human beings including - the field of academics, choice of vocations, or behaviour of individuals in work place as well as in sports (Ferguson... ?Personality in sports and...
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Performance Psychology
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...PERFORMANCE PSYCHOLOGY INTRODUCTION It has long been recognized that physical components are not enough to make athletes excel in their fields. Oneof the latest concepts being applied to enhance the performances in sports is called cognitive psychology - the study of brain mechanisms or human mental processes in relation to the way we perceive things, feel about things, solve problems, and the probable root cause of our behavior. This paper will discuss the relationship of cognitive psychology to athletes' over-all performance focusing mainly on the information processing model of Whiting, Welford, and...
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Athletic Director at State University
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...performing team serves as a source of revenue to colleges and universities in question. College sports are normally termed as a million dollar industry; prompted by their exposure to the public (Humphrey, & Humphrey, 156). The Michigan State University involves its activities in the media through; print media, the Internet, and through the television. There appears a belief that; successful college sports are a ticket to accessing more revenue for colleges and universities involved. As the director of the Central Michigan University, the fact still lingers in the mind and prompts the activities that ensure success to the athletic team. Although, the...
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Protein Supplements for Enhancing Sports Performance
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...Performance Protein is highly marketed to athletes and physically active individuals as it is one of the most popular dietary supplements. Protein supplements are recommended to athletes to enhance nitrogen retention and increase muscle mass; to prevent protein catabolism during prolonged exercise; to promote muscle glycogen resynthesis following exercise; and to prevent sports anemia by promoting an increased synthesis of hemoglobin, myoglobin, oxidative enzymes, and mitochondria during aerobic training (Tipton & Wolfe 13). The issue of whether or not athletes need more protein is an avenue for debate... . In their joint position stand on nutrition ...
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Impact of Muscle Fatique to Sport Performance
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...Performance Introduction Muscle fatigue is one of the issues which athletes often encounter in their career and related activities. For which reason, various sports therapists and trainers often come up with ways in order to reduce athletes’ muscle fatigue. This paper shall discuss the impact of muscle fatigue on sports performance. It shall also discuss two methods on quantifying the level of muscle fatigue. Body Muscle and fatigue impact significantly on sports performance because tired and fatigued muscles cannot efficiently store and dispense energy; and it is not capable of protecting the bones “against overloading by heel strike-initiated shock waves... ” (Zatsiorsky, 2000, p. 582). As...
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The Use of Caffeine and Its Effects in Endurance Sports Performance
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...performance The use of caffeine and its effects in endurance sports performance The use of caffeine for increased endurance during sports performance is a controversial issue that has as many detractors as supporters. One of the primary resources for suggesting that caffeine is a valuable resource for sports performance is through advertising as advertisers use images of athletes to associate their drinks with energy and endurance (Aner & Shiv, 2009). Although advertisers like to create the association between caffeine and increased performance, Sizer, Pliche and Whitney (2011) claim that observationally... ?Running Head: CAFFEINE AND SPORTS The use of caffeine and its effects in endurance sports...
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Pros and cons of caffeinne
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...athletic performance (Doheny, 2006). Caffeine increases athletic stamina by enhancing glycogen, the body’s energy storage system, and mobilizes fat cells which allow the body to burn fuel more efficiently thus promoting endurance. Caffeine diminishes perceived effort while exercising. This has the psychological effect of increasing the degree of effort during exercise which burns additional calories (Gruenemay, 2006). This chemical action also suppresses appetite which leads to weight loss. Morning coffee drinkers know that caffeine increases alertness. It does this by stimulating brain activity. Caffeine is an addictive drug causing a dependence which leads to withdraw... Caffeine Caffeine,...
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New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc
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...Athletic Shoe, Inc. New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. The case of new balance shows that strategic alliances and acquisitions between world largest retailers and manufacturers change the nature of competition and requires new strategic moves from minor competitors. In order to compete with such giants as Nike, Adidas-Reebok, New balance should take into account its two most pressing strategic issues: lean manufacturing and restructuring of supply chain channels. When engaging in diversification, management must seek a balance between manufacturing efficiency and market desirability. As markets become more heterogeneous, and diverse products are developed to satisfy them... Running Head New Balance...
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Summarize the use of caffeine and its effects in endurance sports performance
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...performance The use of caffeine and its effects in endurance sports performance The use of caffeine for increased endurance during sports performance is a controversial issue that has as many detractors as supporters. One of the primary resources for suggesting that caffeine is a valuable resource for sports performance is through advertising as advertisers use images of athletes to associate their drinks with energy and endurance (Aner & Shiv, 2009). Although advertisers like to create the association between caffeine and increased performance, Sizer, Pliche and Whitney (2011) claim that observationally... Running Head: CAFFEINE AND SPORTS The use of caffeine and its effects in endurance sports...
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Gifted students
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...Athletic Performance. Philadelphia, PA: Reedswain Inc... as behavior of other students. A person’s gift can for example be used in intrinsic motivation to create an attitude that the person has potential that can be used to achieve success in other fields. None academic gifts can therefore be intrinsic motivators towards a student’s academic progress (Marquis and Huston, 2008). 2. Motivation Opinion ‘Self-initiatives’ into undertakings can be explained from the concept of motivation. Individual who are ‘self-motivated’ will for example have the drive to perform activities without being asked to do so (Marquis and Huston, 2008). Motivation and giftedness Motivation and...
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Anlysis of the Nike Company
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...athletic footwear and apparel are consumer products and the relative popularity of various sports and fitness activities and changing design trends affect the demand for such products (NIKE, Inc. 11). On the technological front, although design and aesthetics appear to be the most important factor for consumer acceptance of athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment, technical innovation in the design of such products to reduce injury, enhance athletic performance and maximize comfort is also essential to commercial success. Research and development plays... NIKE, Inc Nike) is in the business of designing, developing, and worldwide marketing of high quality footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory...
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Examine the effect of anxiety on athletes psychological performance
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...Athletes Psychological Performance The Effect of Anxiety on Athletes Psychological Performance Introduction Anxiety or tension is made up of a mental (cognitive) segment and a physiological (substantial) component. Studies in the past has demonstrated that the relationship between substantial uneasiness and performance is curvilinear (i.e., as tension expands, performance increments to a point then starts to diminishing as nervousness keeps on increasing). Nonetheless, the past study has additionally demonstrated that the relationship between cognitive nervousness and execution is adversely straight (i.e., as tension builds, and performance weakens). This study researches... The Effect of Anxiety on...
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Performance enhancing drugs in sports (which ones athletes use and the benefits and possible side effects of using them)
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...Performance enhancing drugs in sports Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts inserts Introduction The world of sports has always been attracted the attention of many that most of the people wish to reach at the greatest height in sports. But they confront with certain barriers such as physical unfitness or poor financial background that prevent them from accomplishing their ultimate goal of life. Yet another group of athletes rely on drugs in order to reach at the predetermined destination but gradually it destroys their vitality and vigor and throws them out of the track forever. Many people show great interest in sports and they express their worship to...
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The Effect of Caffeine on Sports Performance
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...performance. The ability of caffeine to enhance physical performance makes drinks containing caffeine highly preferred by athletes. There are however, controversies surrounding the use of caffeine by athletes and other sports people as this essay establishes. How Caffeine Helps To Increase Sports Performance Different sports and athletic people find different uses of caffeine as a performance-enhancing agent (Goldstein et al., 4). Although conclusive studies on the contribution of caffeine in sports are still underway, many athletes believe that caffeine enhances their physical as well as mental performance levels. Notably, many sports people, and especially athletes, footballers... The Effect of...
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Mercury Athletic Footwear Case Study: Corporate Valuation
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...Athletic Footwear Case Study: Corporate Valuation First Mercury Athletic Footwear Case Study: Corporate Valuation Takeovers of existing companies and especially a manufacturing company are fraught with uncertainty and a great degree of grey areas. John Liedtke and Active Gear would have to be very careful that the new acquisition does not only distract from their own continued and steady growth and that the reasons for which West Coast Fashions saw it fit to get rid of Mercury do not bog down Active Gear in the same way. So John Liedtke would have to be very careful and strategic in his negotiation. This is a company whose growth has been faltering at best and there would be need... to not...
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Health organizations
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...athletes play other fundamental roles for Alcohol 101 Plus in terms of facing various challenges. For example, celebrity status, maintenance of a social life, time constraints and athletic performance among others. Therefore, the intention of the segment is to emphasize on positive decision-making, athletic excellence and responsible alcohol use. Alternatively, The Quad section has messages on advising students against irresponsible drinking. These messages are found on the walls of kiosks or a 3-D interactive panorama views. On that account, other significant places with the same message include Student Library and Greek Row among other... Health Sciences Task: Health Sciences Alcoholism is becoming a ...
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Think Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL)
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...Athletics have been positively touching lives of about ten thousand children annually by use of athletics and leadership mentorship programs. In order to continue touching the lives of youths in the city, Think Detroit PAL intends to implement... ?THINK TANK GRANT PROPOSAL All Year Round Soccer Pilot Program Grant Proposal Developed by April 15th, 2012. The Project Officer, The Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan; 333 W. Fort Street, Suite 2010 Detroit, MI. 48226-3134 Dear, Sir/Madam Think Detroit PAL is humbly requesting for a grant of $ 18621 from Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan to fund its All Year Round Soccer Program Pilot Project for the inner city youths. Think Detroit Police...
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Review of research article
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...athletic performance. It has been noted that no conceptual analysis of goal setting in sports psychology has been presented in the article. The authors should have provided a definition of the concept that may guide the readers as to how the authors are using the said concept. Furthermore, the justification for choosing the goal-setting model of Burton et al (2001) in the research is not presented by the authors. A brief description of the model being tested and the rationale for the choice should have been given... SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY I. INTRODUCTION Athletes face great challenges as they pursuit excellence in their chosen field of sports. The hurdles they face include hours of training, injuries, stress, ...
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Physical Education
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...performance in water polo, players need to focus on their daily food intake as well as consume the required diet. This is due to the fact that good nutrition normally enhances physical activity and athletic performance. A study carried out by Simon indicates that inadequate diets result in poor or less than optimal performance in fit individuals. In conclusion, water polo players need high levels of energy in order to obtain maximal performance in the sport. Therefore, Grace Lutheran water polo players should be keen enough in their diet intake... Running Head: Energy Requirements among water polo players A study on the energy requirements to boost theoverall performance among water polo players in...
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Basketball requires as much skill, strength and effort as football
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...athletes take strength-building sections, which include hitting the gym. There are many benefits of strength training to athletic performance. Apart from being the integral component for power for athletes, it also improves performance in the case of pure endurance. Endurance is a key thing in basketball because of the many intense rounds that they have to play in a single match. Therefore, explosive power is not the major goal of strength training in athletes but endurance is (Ivey & Stoner 56). Basketball is majorly a game... Basketball Requires As Much Skill, Strength and Effort as Football Strength training is transformed into an essential part of training of current major sports. All the current...
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Strategic Marketing Managment
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...athletic performance (Hines & Bruce, 2007, p. 307). So long, Reebok had been struggling hard to carve out a space for itself amidst these two arch rivals. Besides, it also desired to increase its market share. Prior to this positioning strategy, the competitive strategy of Reebok was mainly focused on offering the lowest prices (Hines & Bruce, 2007, p. 308). It offered significant discounts to the retailers opting to sell Reebok products. However, the flip side of this strategy was that it not only curtailed the revenues at Reebok, but also made Reebok seem a cheaper brand as compared to Adidas and Nike (Hines & Bruce, 2007, p. 308... ? Reebok: Segmentation and Positioning of the of the Concerned March...
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Sports Nutrition
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...performance in water polo, players need to focus on their daily food intake as well as consume the required diet. This is due to the fact that good nutrition normally enhances physical activity and athletic performance. A study carried out by Simon indicates that inadequate diets result in poor or less than optimal performance in fit individuals. In conclusion, water polo players need high levels of energy in order to obtain maximal performance in the sport. Therefore, Grace Lutheran water polo players should be keen enough in their diet intake... Running Head: Energy Requirements among water polo players A study on the energy requirements toboost the overall performance among water polo players in...
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The Language of Coaching
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...performance; for example, an athlete’s performance has been found to depend on not only individual physical strength, mental skills, and determination, but also on the effects of self-talk. Self-talk is defined as the act of a person talking to him or herself and includes all the things that he or she says either silently or loudly through his or her mind. Again, research has shown over the years that self-talk can be positive or negative depending on how the athlete uses it to either... ?Running head: The Language of Coaching The Language of Coaching Insert Insert Grade Insert 30 November The Language ofCoaching Many researchers have found out that there is a relationship between self-talk and sporting...
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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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The effects of energy drinks on the body
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...athletic performance, and anxiety. Ingredients of an energy... Effects of Energy Drinks on the Body With the growing technologies and diverse populations, many companies have come up with different drinks to suitvarious purposes. Energy drinks are soft beverages designed to increase the body performance and stamina for a short time. The ingredients of any energy drink depend with its desired use. Although the main ingredients are caffeine, fructose, and some vitamins, many energy drink companies have jammed more chemicals into these energy drinks for their own good. Courtesy of vigorous marketing, energy drinks now dominates the public domain with increasing treads of usage. The manufacturing companies...
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The Power of Music
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...athletic performance for sure. People feel them better in case they listen to the music. It is possible to feel less pain, reduce our stress and change even a human life experience. During surgery music enables patients to feel much better and experience less pain. In our childhood we see sweet dreams, when our mommies sing lullabies to us and in the adult age we are able to think about our lives and problems, when our considerations are surrounded by music. Sometimes... Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” Sergei Rachmaninov, a Russian composer. There is no doubt that music has a great power. All the people like to listen to the music; it can bring...
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Major 8-1
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...performance enhancing drugs due to the pressure to achieve difficult goals, which paves the way for future substance abuse and health problems. Athletic students with goals to play collage or professional sports feel pressured to be the very best. Above all, professional sports roll models are often accused of using performance-enhancing drugs (Garzon et. al., 2006, 159). Professional athletes including baseball players Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa, football player Emmit Smith, and wrestler Hulk Hogan used over the counter performance-enhancing drugs. “Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa admitted consuming creatine, an energy... Adolescence and Performance Enhancing Drugs May 6, 2006 Adolescence and Performance ...
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A psychological disorder
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...athletic performance, to being the self-destructive force of drug addiction. The range of disorders has different symptoms and different treatments are required. Though they have some similarities, they are each unique in the ways they affect our mind, body, and life. A common psychological reaction we all experience is stress. We may feel it in our everyday life when we are confronted by new and intense situations. Disastrous events... Psychological Disorders A psychological disorder can range from the mild stress we feel when confronted by a threat or a challenge to the debilitating effects of schizophrenia. These emotional disturbances can be beneficial, such as the stress we experience at an...
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Athletic programs
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...athletic programs that will positively impact my high school experience Since kindergarten, I have expressed much interest in soccer. At such an early age, I have immensely enjoyed the smell of freshly cut grass in the field and euphoric crowds during exciting moments of the game. More so, I have learned to value the friendships built with my playmates. Given these experiences, my love for this sport intensified through the years. Fortunately, my parents fully supported me and my undying passion for soccer. During my grade school years, I easily convinced them to enroll me in various local athletic programs that aim to improve the skills... How I have personally changed by participating in...
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Energy drinks
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...athletes, which are related with the stimulation of the muscles to enable the athletes perform at their optimum. However, there have been recent concerns over the possibility of caffeine intoxication of the energy drinks, owing... Benefits and risks of taking Energy Drinks Grade (May 6, Benefits and risks of taking Energy Drinks Introduction Energy drinks involve of beverages that are consumed primarily to boost energy especially in athletes and individuals who engage in strong physical activities. In this case, energy drinks promise to increase the energy components in individuals and also they are able to work for long or do sporting for longer time. Energy drinks have many ingredients that define its w...
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Nutrition 1
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...performance. Thus well balanced diets along with vitamin supplements are necessary for athletes to perform better (MH, 1989). 3. Nutrition facts on a bottle of multi-vitamins Multivitamin medicine bottle includes Vitamin A, C, D, E, K, B1, B2, folic acid, B12, Biotin, B5, Calcium, Iron, Iodine, Magnesium, zinc Copper, Potassium. % DV of vitamin B 2 is 500% and it is enough for human being. As Vitamin B2 can be founded in milk, rice, eggs thus people can easily meet the requirements of it. During athletic performance and physical performance, supplements of vitamin B2 are helpful to provide extra energy to the muscle tissues... Other Nutrition Chapter 8 Vitamins and minerals involved in energy metabolism ...
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