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  • Sixteen Of The Thirty Surveyed Circled Four
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    Trip ReportSummaryThis assignment was designed to get the views of athletes toward how the athletic budget is spent and what type of activities that they do. In this case the intended audience was current athletes at Washington State University. Athletes competing in different sports were surveyed. This survey was conducted February 17-20. My target audience was the actual audience that I surveyed. The majority of my surveying was conducted outside of the varsity weight room. Assesment I felt th...
  • Experience Burnout In Athletics
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    Don't Get Burned Burnout. It happens to everyone, everywhere, everyday. Athletes -young, old, professional, amateur, male and female- all experience burnout in different forms and degrees. Burnout is defined as the physical, emotional, and psychological reaction to intense pressure to fulfill obligations, whether they be sports or otherwise. Simply put, people get tired and worn out because they often take on the responsibility of doing too much. Burnout is most common among professional and Oly...
  • Physical Fitness Programs To At Risk Youth
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    INTRODUCTION Sports provide many opportunities for our youth today. In fact the British used sports in educational institutions to develop socialization, social control, and character on their youth (Sage 1986). Sports also provides an obvious form of entertainment in many societies as well. Many role models, heroes, and idols can originate from sports. It also provides a mean of recreation for youth to participate in and spend some free time on something constructive. This study agrees that spo...
  • Sport Of Tennis
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    Personal Bond With My Friends During Tennis Camp During the summer months following my seventh grade school year, I was involved in tennis camp activities with two of my closest friends, Suzanne and Erin. This was the first time that we were able to get to know each other better away from school since we did not have any classes together that year. Even though we were good friends, I had never felt a sense of camaraderie with either of them because they participated in sports, while I was involv...
  • Positive Effects Of Physical Activity And Sports
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    Childhood Fitness Physical activity and fitness is a very important aspect of life. In most cases, people are happier, have better self - esteems, and are more successful when they are healthy. By virtue of that scenario, there is no better time to develop a healthy life style than childhood. It is easy for parents to get their children on the right track by introducing them to sports at a young age. In today's society, too many children spend excessive time indoors watching television and playi...
  • Professional Sports Teams
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    Gender in Sports December 4, 1996 In high schools and junior high schools across the country the importance of interscholastic sports competitions is strongly demonstrated to the students. They see the rewards and accolades given to the accomplished athletes, not only at these levels, but at the collegiate and professional levels as well. While most of these teams are formed and exist for both men and women, it is interesting how different each team tends to be treated. At High school football g...
  • Cause Of The Religion Element Of Sports
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    Religious Sports At first impression it would normally be assumed there is little, if any, relationship between religion and sports. Sports are a competitive, dynamic, and to a great degree, group activity. Religion, on the other hand, is a non-competitive process based more on self-experience, It is hard to associate saying one's prayers in churches or temples with cheering for football teams in the World Cup. However, let us look at how sports came into being. At the time when producing forces...
  • Sport Of Tennis
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    during the summer months following my seventh grade school year, I was involved in tennis camp activities with two of my closest friends, Joy and Mon. This was the first time that we were able to get know each better away from school. since we did not have any classes together that year. Eventhough we were good friends. I had never felt a sense of camaraderie with either of them because they participated in sports, while I was involved in academics and other school activities. Not having having ...
  • Available On The Multi Activity Programme
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    The topic that I have chosen to study will fit into the BHU 214 - Management of Sport and Leisure module studied in semester three. Hopefully this investigation will allow me to develop my knowledge in this area considerably since my entry onto the course. Although, during the lectures on this module, I have learnt the information required to allow me an insight into how a sports events can be planned and also completed an assignment with regards to the actual setting up and running of an event ...
  • Wytee's Extreme Sports Centre
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    Case Study: EXTREME ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS Assignment: Strategic Marketing Date: 27th June 2003 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 WYTEE'S BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY 2.0 WYTEE'S PRODUCTS AND CUSTOMERS 3.0 ANALYSIS ON WYTEE'S (UK) OPERATIONS 4.0 WYTEE'S DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL MANAGEMENT 5.0 WYTEE'S FUTURE DIRECTION 6.0 REFERENCES 1.0 WYTEE'S BUSINESS PHILOSHOPY As a provider for safe adventure holidays, Tony Whitehurst, an extreme activity enthusiast himself, developed a small retail outlet that specializes in extreme spor...
  • Girls Gain From Sports Participation
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    There has been a dynamic and continuing growth of women's sports since the late 1960's. Triathlons, marathons, soccer, aerobics, weightlifting, rugby, skiing, two professional basketball leagues (although one folded in late 1998), athletic clubs, and even cheerleading are among the many sports available to women, none of which existed a century ago and few of which existed a generation earlier. The passing of the Educational Act of 1972, specifically Title IX has paved the way for women in sport...
  • Sports As Children
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    Sports and Children: a good combination. Since the creation of man, sports have played a huge part in the way people live their lives. From the time we are born, until the time we die, most of us are involved in some way with sports. Whether it be a scrimmage game of soccer at recess in elementary school, or playing on the varsity athletic team, or simply watching the Olympics on TV, sports has an influential role in our everyday lives. We are taught at a young age that sports are fun, exciting ...
  • Extreme Sports
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    We are now at an era of extreme sports. It has come to the forefront and will soon surpass any of the major sports that are now nationally telecaster in the US. This has all been brought upon the younger generation, which has now a greater influence on our national economy. The extreme sports that have become this new phenomenon are skateboarding, motorcycle jumps, bicycle tricks, and many more. This has brought about many small companies to the head of big businesses. A lot of this interest has...
  • Important Area In Sports And New Zealand
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    The essay will discuss whether Sport in New Zealand has had a positive influence on gender relations and does it creates opportunities for women? The discussion will focus on information from research, readings and personal experiences. Gender is a social phenomenon which shapes our sense of personal identity, the nature of our everyday interactions with others and the sets of social relations embedded in institutions such as family, the workplace, the school, the state, the media and sports. "G...

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