Review of Resisted Sled Towing for Sprint Training

05 Apr 2018

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Sprinting consists of three phases: acceleration phase, transition phase and a maximal velocity phase (Cronin & Hansen, 2006). Acceleration is a major component in making a successful performance in many different sports and it can also be seen as potentially pivotal in determining the outcome of a sports game. Therefore training for acceleration is an essential component of many athletes’ strength and conditioning programme (Kraemer et ...

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Doping Behaviors and Prevention in Amateur Sport

04 Apr 2018

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Abstract Based on previous research, the purpose of this paper is to give an overview on doping behaviors in amateur sport, actual prevention actions, and to propose a new perspective in doping prevention. Doping is not limited to elite athletes and is increasingly important among amateur athletes. To reduce doping in sport, it seems important to influence young athletes in primary prevention. To date, traditional doping ...

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Benefits of Water Aerobics

26 Mar 2018

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Water Aerobics Introduction: Water aerobics is the execution of aerobic exercise in genuinely shallow water, for example, in a swimming pool. Done basically vertically and without swimming normally in waist profound or more profound water, it is a sort of resistance training. It is a type of aerobic exercise that obliges water immersed members. It is frequently viewed as a low power workout system suitable just ...

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Variations of Squat Techniques

26 Mar 2018

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The Ultimate Exercise The smell of sweat, rubber and rust swirl through the air as an athlete prepares to step under a squat bar loaded with the next weight he is about to move. As the athlete steps under the bar, he thinks about his position and form. Then removes the weight and using proper technique, moves the weight for multiple repetitions before returning the weight ...

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History of Anabolic Steroids Misuse and Drug Testing

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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Introduction: History of drug abuse Drug abuse in sport is not a recent issue. In Ancient Greece, the Olympic athletes used special diets (herbs,mushrooms and sesame seeds) to improve their physical performance. The gladiators in the Roman times, consumed stimulants to reduce fatigue.(1,2) South American Indians used coca leaves to enhance stamina.(2) During the nineteenth century, drug abuse became a great problem. Caffeine, strychnine, alcohol, cocaine, opium, ...

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Sports Biomechanics and Functional Anatomy

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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Introduction: Biomechanics is the sport science field that applies the laws of mechanics and physics to human performance, in order to gain a greater understanding of performance in athletic events through modelling, simulation and measurement (Wood, 2009). According to Mcginnis, (2004), Biomechanics is useful to sports and can identify what forces may have caused an injury, how to prevent the injury from recurring and what exercises may ...

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Causes of Muscle Damage

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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An antioxidant has been defined as a substance that reduces oxidative damage such as that caused by free radicals (Halliwell 1984). Oxygen-centred free radicals known as Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) may contribute to exercise induced muscle damage (Mc Ginley 2009). Due to this, it has been widely accepted over the past 20 years that increasing antioxidants in the body will provide greater protection against ROS (Sastre 1992; ...

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Development of New University Sports facility

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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1.0 Introduction Before the day, the sport is no more joining by the students because they put most of the effort to their class study, and the sport facilities only was important to the minority of applicants who hoped to play in university teams. Although the sport not making interest for student to join at pass time, but nowaday, that has changed, many student was take part ...

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Fitness Business Analysis

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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INTRODUCTION The aim of the report is to analyse the position of Fitness Express, a business consisting fourteen fitness clubs and recommend Steve Taylor and Dave Courteen on how they can improve the business over the next five years. To achieve this, an analysis of both the external and internal environment of the business will be considered. A study of the external environment will be done with ...

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Cheating and Taking Steroids in Sports

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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INTRODUCTION "Sports will either be a school of virtue or a school of vice, and that's why the epidemic of cheating in professional sports is, and ought to be, a huge cultural concern. Sports, at every level, is supposed to be a training ground for virtue, to mould the character of athletes, coaches and supporters so that they may learn lessons that may help them to achieve ...

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How to Have a Good Golf Game

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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Golf is much more than just hitting the ball, finding it and hitting it again. It is a constant learning process with unforgettable experiences. Golf offers you independence, but ultimately it always comes down to how well you know your limitations and the confidence you have in your ability. You must have the heart and head to play and the courage to accept the consequences. There are ...

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Analysis of the Bosman Case

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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The decision of the ECJ in the Bosman case[1] had an extremely significant impact on professional sports within the European Union. As has been pointed out by a number of commentators the decision in Bosman led to an overhaul of the existing transfer rules of club football within Europe. It also had a wider impact on professional sports as a whole as the post-Bosman period witnessed a ...

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Factors That Restrict Success Within Youth Sport

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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Part 1 - With reference to the theory undertaken in this module, evaluate the key factors that restrict success within youth sport. Theory that has already been undertaken in this module includes details of the factors that restrict success in Youth Sport. Factors that have been researched prior to this piece of work are Participation Rates, Support Structures, Maturation Rates, Talent Identification and School Sport Competition. Follows, ...

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History of the FIFA World Cup

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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The FIFA World Cup, which is known as football world cup or mainly just world cup, is a worldwide football competition. Only the men's national teams take place in this world cup which is held every four years since it started at the year 1930 except in 1942 and 1946 because of the World War II. 32 teams participate in the current format of the world cup ...

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Issues with Going Professional in Athletics Career

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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Do you think that high school athletes should be able to go professional right after they are done with their high school career? This question is a big argument between many people through out the sports world. This is a big debate because nowadays athletes are becoming bigger, stronger, and faster right out of high school. This is happening because athletes are some of the highest paid ...

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Effects of Redbull on Performance of Male Athletes

09 Jan 2018

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Executive Summary Consumption of supplements and energy drinks has become a norm among athletes now. However, there are different studies in support as well as against the energy drink consumption for athletes, on whether it has a positive effect on the performance or not. The aim of this research was to investigate the acute effects of an energy drink (Red Bull) on the performance difference levels in ...

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Data Collection and Analysis of Sports Games

03 Jan 2018

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Statement of task As gowning up I was always around sports, for that fact always around many different sports, and one thing that I noticed in each sport is that the interaction, passion, and the interrelations that the fans have with the players. This relation between the players and the fans, many times causes the turnout of the game, which it has. Whether its soccer or football, ...

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Study of Impact Shocks in Fencing

12 Dec 2017

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Abstract Fencing is a high intensity sport involving dynamic movements which expose the musculoskeletal system to high impact forces that may lead to overuse injuries. One of the most frequently used high impact movements is the lunge. With many different types of sports footwear available providing different levels of midsole cushioning, selecting the most suitable for a sport may be a factor in preventing the onset of ...

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Importance of Mental Toughness in Sport

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Mental Toughness: What is the Real Difference Between Winning and Losing? When it comes to being successful, you can never find a substitute for hard work. In the corporate world, you need to learn the ropes of the business and spend countless hours on reading books and attending seminars on self-improvement. In sports, you have to train consistently in order to reach your full potential. But ...

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Benefits of Resisted Sprint Training

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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In the modern day sprint training is the most common method in the new age of sports training, to enhance the ability of an athlete to run at optimum speed, sprint training must be an essential part of an athlete’s training regime (McKenna, M et al, 1997). As equipment advanced so did training methods, therefore to improve performance a certain amount of resistance was added to further ...

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Exploring Sport Opportunities for Disabled

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Exploring sport opportunities for young athletes with different abilities Abstract The aim of the study is to develop a new terminology from the negative term of “disability” and to try and hava an inclusive system during physical activities in schools. In addition is tries to highlight the importance of having more inclusive sport opportunities for everyone and to improve the self-esteem of people with different abilities. ...

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Analysis of the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) Success

19 Sep 2017

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Sports, Leisure and Coaching Law Examine the success or otherwise of the WADA Code with regard to the regulation of the use of drugs and doping in sport It is submitted that the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) has achieved a reasonable measure of success in the pursuit of its mandate to establish a drug free sports world. WADA, both in its structure and in its execution ...

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Bio-mechanical Differences Between Male and Female Runners

18 Sep 2017

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BUILT TO RUN: BIOMECHANICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MALE AND FEMALE MARATHON RUNNERS Acknowledgements Special thanks are accorded to the following people whose work contributed significantly in developing this essay: Dennis Bramble and Daniel Lieberman whose recent findings established running as an essential factor in the evolution of humans, findings that added an extra measure of interest to, and a context for, the essay; Jolie Holschen for ...

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National Football League & African American Coaches

14 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017

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Jinks A. Arnold III The Myth for African American Coaches in NFL Lingers On Many questions over the years have circulated as to why African American coaches don't get the opportunity to coach in the National Football League (NFL). These questions have seemed to go unanswered and there have been some attempts to answer a few of the question however, still the same results ...

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Importance of Community Sports Programmes

14 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017

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Hemel Hempstead INTRODUCTION The lack of a sports programme in our community has left many young people with no choice but to rely toon gadgets for entertainment and to pass time. Therefore, I feel strongly that there's a need for us to try and save our young generation from the world of new technology that has taken the whole world by storm. We need to ...

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Role of a Coach in Athlete Development

08 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017

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Jarod Pender The famous basketball coach of UCLA that set the record for most championships, John Wooden once said "I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession". Coaches play an important role in the development of young athletes that carries on with them as the becoming adults. The most important factor in an athlete's development ...

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Basketball History and Rules

14 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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In 1891 a simple game was invented that changed the world. Basketball is a athletic sport usually played on an indoor court where two teams of five each attempt to score by shooting the basketball into one of two baskets at each end of the court. The team who scores the most baskets wins the game. Because of its continuous action and frequent scoring basketball ...

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Strategies to Increase Client Retention in Personal Training

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Devise and support a plan to increase long-term client retention and reduce turnover in a personal training context. INTRODUCTION Physical inactivity is one of the leading causes of non-communicable diseases such as Conroy heart diseases, diabetes, and specific types of cancer (World Health Organisation (2010). Withthe development of advance technology, transportation, and household tasks that involves less exertion; this figure is expected to increase ...

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Sports Nutrition: Components of Balanced Diet

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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DESCRIBE THE COMPONENTS OF A DIET BALANCE (P6 P7) PART A: P6 BALANCED DIET CARBOHYDRATES Our bodies look for carbs as an energy source because they are readily available when there is need for some quick energy. Different foods contain different types of carbohydrates, for example when we are eating candies or cookies we are consuming mostly sugars which are simple carbs. ...

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Major League Baseball Team Budgeting

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Major League Baseball Team Budgeting and the Effects of Big Spending Organizations versus Small Spending Organizations Introduction/Background Major league baseball is America's pastime and one of the greatest sports in the world. Major league teams are multi-million dollar organizations that must budget their revenues and expenses just like a hospital, law firm, or financial company. Different teams have different ways of budgeting with ...

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How football Clubs Utilise B2B

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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How football clubs utilise B2B to create strong business relationships Introduction The Cambridge dictionary defines B2B (Business to Business) as "business arrangements or trade between different businesses, rather than between businesses and the general public" (Cambridge Dictionary, 2017). This report will outline how football clubs have used B2B to improve their infrastructure by linking with other businesses that can offer services to the club, and ...

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History and Features of Snooker

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Snooker: A game you will grow to love History of snooker    A great man named Neville Chamberlain came up with the idea of snooker in the late 19th century. He was playing a game of billiards when his opponent could not hit the shot he wanted to and Neville Chamberlain suddenly shouted out "snooker". Chamberlain also made a comment about another player who missed ...

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Tackling Inactivity in Disabled Young People

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Introduction In accordance with the Equality Act 2010, disability requires an individual to have mental, physical, sensory impairment and chronic diseases to be classified disabled. Therefore, the individual's disability is considered to have long-standing influence on their ability to carry out the normal day-to-day activities (EA, 2010). Carlon et al. (2013) and Frey et al., (2008) both state that the challenges that disabled children ...

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Eccentric and Concentric Bench Press Comparison

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Introduction Resistance training is an exercise modality that can be defined as a movement working against an external load resulting in physical adaptations (McArdle, Katch & Katch, 2014). It is utilised by many as a means of increasing muscular strength, improving athletic performance, reducing the risk of injury and to maintain a healthy lifestyle. An average resistance training programme would incorporate a variety of static ...

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Features of Karate

08 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Karate-do Introduction Karate is a martial art that was originally created in Japan. The main idea of karate is battling and defending by using defensive and counteroffensive body movements including punches and kicks. The psychological and ethical characteristics of karate aim to advance and improve the student in general. The term "karate" is a mixture of two Chinese characters: "kara" (empty) and "te" (hand), thus ...

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