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  • Athletes's Significance
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    The Elements of a Real Athlete When you think of an athlete, what comes to mind? The first things that probably come to mind are sports, entertainment, and physical abilities. If these are the first things you think of, then how would athletes significant? If you look at athletes from a different perspective, their significance can be seen. From this point of view one can see that athletes are significant because they provide role models, contribute to our business world, bring countries or grou...
  • Athlete About Their Injury
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    The Psychological Effects of an Injury With every injury it is important to remember that the athlete will be affected mentally. Not all athletes will act identically to the same injury. Although research shows there are factors that are commonly seen among athletes going through adjustment to injury and rehabilitation. There are three reactive phases of the injury and rehab process. They are reaction to injury, reaction to rehabilitation, and reaction to return to competition or career terminat...
  • Amounts Of Point
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    I think that it's a tragedy to see that many collegiate athletes are involved in gambling situations. It's hard on the athletes too, because they " re not getting paid to play the game so it's hard to resist thousands of dollars to only win by a few, in cases on point shaving. When I was watching that movie "Blue Chips", which is all about illegal college betting and buying athletes to come to their school, there was a scene involving the coach and the point guard regarding a point shaving incid...
  • Every Little Negative Thing An Athlete
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    Athletes As Heroes Are there any sport heroes left in society today or have they all diminished There are people who believe that there are sport heroes in todays society and there are people who believe that there is no such thing as sport heroes nowadays. When so cie is at two different poles then there are three characteristics of athletes that need to be looked at in order to see from which perspective the pessimistic and optimistic people are coming from. These three characteristics are: sh...
  • Athlete's Victory In A Town Race
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    A.E. Housman's poem, "To an Athlete Dying Young", reflects the life of a young athlete's victory not only in a small town race, but also a victory in his death. Housman uses short and choppy words to express his ideas. The simplicity of this poem is the best quality the poem possesses. A good example of the poem's simplicity is the fact that barely any words contain more than two syllables. The reader must carefully analyze the poem in order to realize the poem's true meaning. Even though Housma...
  • Jones 2 More Athletes
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    A professional athlete is one of the biggest role models in this day and time. All of his or her accomplishments has given them the lifestyle that they have always wanted. A professional athlete now has the money and fame he or she has always dreamed of having. In the past couple of years, more and more athletes seem to be getting in trouble with the law. Drugs are becoming more easier and cheaper to get than ever before. More athletes are taking supplements to enhance their athletic ability. Pe...
  • Athletes
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    "Where have you gone Joe Di Maggio", by Goodman focuses on the misguided perception that society has on our athletes. Athletes are placed on a pedestal above the rest, and are given special privileges in order to maintain their heroic status. "Hero", and "supreme beings", are used to describe our athletes' personalities but underneath the glory they are just like us; only they are trained to focus on one skill. Hero is defined in a dictionary as a person of distinguished courage or ability, admi...

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