• Bobby Shafto Bonny Knee Silver
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    BOBBY SHAFTO Bobby Shafto's gone to sea, silver buckles on his knee, He " ll come back and marry me, Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's tall and slim, he's always dressed so neat and trim The lasses they all keek at him! Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's gone to sea, silver buckles on his knee He " ll come back and marry me, Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's gett in' a bairn, for to dangle in his air mIn his air and on his knee, Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's gone to sea, silver buckles on his...
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
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    Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome Iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBFS) also known as runners knee is a very common athletic injury that effects the knee. Runners knee is especially prone to long distance runners or athletes who participate in activities that require highly repetitive running. In greater detail I will be discussing the causes of this injury specifically the biomechanics, anatomy and symptoms involved, also ways of preventing this injury by identifying common training errors ...
  • Wounded Knee Protest Of 1973
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    The Nations hoop is broken and scattered. -Black Elk, Oglala Lakota holy man, late 1800 s The incident that occurred in Wounded Knee Creek attracted international attention and introduced the American Indian Movement (AIM) , and their cause to the world. On February 28, 1973, members of AIM, angered due conflicts with Pine Ridge Reservation chairman Richard Wilson, seized and occupied the village of Wounded Knee Creek in the Pine Ridge Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The same site where over ...
  • Landing Doctors Say That Women Knee Tear Sports
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    Ligaments are tough, non-stretchable fibers that hold bones together. Damage to cruciate ligaments, which crisscross the knee to give it stability, is one of the most common sports injuries. The "tear" occurs from changing direction rapidly, slowing down from running, or landing from a jump improperly. The A. C. L tear is one injury that worries athletes in all sports at all levels because of its devastating effects. People ages 15-25 that participate in basketball and other sports that require...
  • Meniscal Injuries Booher 2000
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    The meniscus is one of the most commonly injured structures in the knee. Meniscal injuries can occur in any age group, but causes are somewhat different for each age group. In younger people, the meniscus is fairly tough and rubbery, and tears usually occur as a result of a fairly forceful twisting injury. In the younger age group, tears are more likely to be caused by athletic activity (Sutton, 1999). In older people, the meniscus grows weaker with age. The tissue that makes up the meniscus be...
  • Ligament Injuries Knee Acl Athlete
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    The volleyball match has been going on for over an hour. Both teams have been trading points and side-outs. The ball is set high outside so that the big outside hitter can put the ball away. She comes in hard, plants, leaps into the air and smashes the ball down the line in a twisting motion. As she lands on her right leg, a POP is heard and down she goes. What has just happened is occurring more and more often in athletics, the athlete has just torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). In thi...
  • Knee Ligament Injury Physical Therapist
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    Knee Ligament Injury Your knees are mobile joints that allow you to walk, climb, sit, and kneel. Ligaments stabilize your knee joints for these movements. When you injure a ligament, it may feel as though your knee won't even hold you up. Fortunately, you and your healthcare team can work together to return you to an active lifestyles. Two ligaments in the knees are most likely to be injured. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is in the center of the knee. It is often injured by a twisting mo...
  • Knee Jerk Latency Amplitude Table
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    wines s it as well. That was the normal knee jerk, where latency and amplitude was measured. In the second experiment, the hammer did not come in contact with the subject. He just moved his knee whenever he heard the sound of the hammer hitting the surface of the counter. In this part, amplitude was controlled by him, so it was denoted in our data. The third experiment was very much like the first except the subject did not know when the hammer was going to hit him. His face had to be facing a ...
  • Women Sport Athlete Injuries
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    The number of girls and women participating in all levels of sports has risen greatly in recent years, and the way they play has changed too. Women's sports used to be played by a slow defensive style. Today, the sports are played with speed, precision, and power. With these changes have come increased injuries, and female athletes have higher injury rates than men in many sports. Knee injuries have been rising in female sports. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries have become the most comm...
  • The Anatomy And Actions Of The Knee
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    The knee joint is formed by the articulation of the distal end of the femur and the proximal end of the tibia. The fibula is only involved to the extent that it serves as an attachment site for connective tissue. In this paper, the anatomy of the joint will be discussed. The knee is a hinge-type, , or freely moveable joint. Also referred to as a synovial joint, the 2 articulating ends of bone are encased in a capsule that lubricates the joint with synovial fluid to reduce friction. Each bone in...
  • Why Are Women Always Put Last
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    Ever since I was little, I have always looked up to my dad. I've admired him for his intelligence, his humor, his devotion, and his friendliness. But the one thing I have never neglected in my whole life is that my own father is a well-known, well-respected doctor. Whenever I walked down a street with him, people would smile at him, shake his hand, or give him a gift. I soon coveted this "fame" that he had, and wanted to become a doctor. I would practice on my dog or my pillows before preschool ...
  • Fight Or Die Wounded Knee
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    Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a fully documented account of the annihilation of the American Indian in the late 1800 s ending at the Battle of Wounded Knee. Brown brings to light a story of torture and atrocity not well known in American history. The fashion in which the American Indian was exterminated by the United States government is best summed up in the words of Standing Bear of the Ponca's, "When people want to slaughter cattle they drive them along until they get them to a...
  • Lionel Wounded Knee And Intertextuality
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    Lionel Red Dog, one of Thomas King's characters in his novel Green Grass, Running Water, was an employee of the government. He worked in Indian Affairs, and his job took him all over North America. It was in South Dakota that Lionel had his last assignment. Lionel was sent to Utah to deliver a speech on "The History of Cultural Pluralism in Canada's Boarding Schools." While there, he runs into a band of natives that coheres him into going to Wounded Knee for a peaceful rally. Along the way, the ...
  • Wounded Knee War Iraq Americans
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    Over one hundred and ten years ago a battle was fought at Wounded Knee. Thousands of Native Americans were tortured and killed in this horrifying event. Nearly forty years later Black Elk, a Sioux medicine man, told the story of his nightmare titled, "The Butchering at Wounded Knee." Throughout the reading of his story one can easily relate the Battle at Wounded Knee to the attack on Iraq that is occurring this year. Black Elk describes scenes that were almost identical to the stories reported o...
  • Pupillary Reflex Subject One Hammer
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    Reflex Arcs and Reaction Rate Objective: To investigate different reflex arcs and reaction rate. Materials: rubber reflex hammer penlight or microscope light 30 cm ruler table or chairs Procedure: KNEE JERK 1. have subject sit on a chair with their legs crossed and relaxed 2. using a reflex hammer, locate and gently strike the tendon below the knee cap. 3. a) describe the movement of the leg 4. ask the subject to clench a book with both hands and strike the tendon again. b) compare the movement...
  • Acl Damage In Women
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    The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is one of two central ligaments that support the knee. ACL injuries occur most frequently in planting and cutting sports such as soccer and basketball. ACL injuries are thought to occur more often in women then in men due to the anatomical differences between them. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament also know as the ACL is located behind the patella (kneecap). It connects the femur and tibia. The ACL acts as a seat belt in the knee, it keeps the tibia from slipping as ...
  • Acl Injuries In Athletes
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    ACL Injuries in Athletes The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) attaches the femur, which is the thighbone, and the tibia, which is the shin, together (northstar). A torn ACL is one of the most excruciating experiences in an athlete s life. It is the first thing that comes to mind when they hurt their knee on the field; for many it is their greatest fear. A torn ACL can sometimes mean the end of an athlete s career. It can mean losing the chance to get that scholarship for young athletes, and it ...
  • Acl Injuries In Athletes
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    ACL Injuries in Athletes The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) attaches the femur, which is the thighbone, and the tibia, which is the shin, together (northstar). A torn ACL is one of the most excruciating experiences in an athlete? s life. It is the first thing that comes to mind when they hurt their knee on the field; for many it is their greatest fear. A torn ACL can sometimes mean the end of an athlete? s career. It can mean losing the chance to get that scholarship for young athletes, and i...
  • Acl Injuries Knee Injury One
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    ACL Injuries: Who, How, and why? "Doc, I fell and twisted my knee. I heard a pop. It hurt briefly. When I stood up, the knee felt as if it was not underneath me, and the knee gave way. It swelled up by the next day and ever since feels as though it would pop out when I twist or even cross the street quickly.' In almost all cases the above complaints occur due to an injury to the ACL (Anterior Crucial Ligament) of the knee. The ACL is a very important ligament in the knee that controls the pivoti...
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Knee Acl Athlete
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    The volleyball match has been going on for over an hour. Both teams have been trading points and side-outs. The ball is set high outside so that the big outside hitter can put the ball away. He comes in hard, plants, leaps and smashes the ball down the line in twisting motion. As he lands on his right foot, a "POP' is heard and down he goes. What has just happened is occurring more and more often in athletics, the athlete has just torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). In this paper I will ...