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  • March 2004 Bmx Skate Park Facts
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    As people know it today, kids are getting into hazardous sports like: skateboarding and inline skating. Kids who inline skate and skateboard get to have these public skate parks built with fun boxes, quarter pipes, half pipes, rails, and etc. for them for their own safety. Hanging off the side of the fence is a big sign prohibiting bikes from entering. Bikes should not be prohibited from public skate parks. The Bmx Riders Organization says, "There are over 7 million bikers in the US" (1). Adam B...
  • Bilateral Anterior Dislocation Of The Shoulders
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    While doing seated behind-the-neck military presses, a young man of 22 years, experienced bilateral anterior dislocation of the shoulders. He came into the emergency department complaining of acute bilateral shoulder stiffness and pain. He claimed to have been performing behind-the-neck military presses with a 108-lb (50 kg) weight while being spotted by a training partner. While performing the military presses, he suddenly felt that his shoulders were going out of place, and lost control of the...
  • Doctors As The Only Dangerous Sport
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    Doctors Destroying Boxing In Boxing, Doctors-Round Two, Lowell Cohn tells us how he is in favor of boxing. I agree with Cohn on all of the points he brings to our attention. The point he tries to make in the first paragraph is an example of why he supports boxing. First, Cohn agrees that boxing shouldn t be singled out by doctors as the only dangerous sport. There are other sports in which there can be head injuries. Football, soccer, hockey, swimming, and mountain climbing can result in head in...
  • Head During A Boxing Match
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    Society is getting desperate. In our search for entertainment, we have found that watching two men beat each other to unconsciousness satisfies our needs. Furthermore, we call it a sport. The sport of boxing is inhumane, dangerous, and potentially fatal. Why, then, do we allow it to continue Because of the preceding reasons, I believe all forms of boxing should be eliminated. As a result of boxing, many diseases and injuries occur. Parkinsons Disease and Alzheimers Disease are head-related disea...
  • Injuries To The Upper And Lower Extremities
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    Epidemiology of Varsity Sports Varsity sports is in many schools as important as academics, especially in the United States. These schools rely a great deal on the success of their teams for financial stability and enrollment interest. The athletes as well take their sport very seriously, if only for the sake of their pride. It therefore follows that each team strives to be the very best, and only 100% effort is enough. Unfortunately, when competition climaxes, more often than not injuries resul...
  • Children Of The Same Age
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    25 million American children can not be wrong. Even though at least 20 million of these kids will suffer injury by the age of 15, only 10% of the injuries are serious enough to require more than one visit to the doctor. I have been playing baseball as well as other organized sports for almost 15 years; and in my opinion, sports develop friendship and self-esteem. I believe that coaches should take a 'how-to' class on what a coach should and should not do. Injuries occur for three main reasons. F...
  • Resources And The Relationship To Athletic Injuries
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    There are many psychosocial factors that contribute to the occurrence and severity of athletic injuries. Many studies have found that there is a relationship between the occurrence and severity of athletic injuries and stress. Stress affects everyone and it is because of this we need to be properly educated about it. It is the body's nonspecific response to any demand (Williams, 1996). Stress is composed of many factors and is often described as any feelings of nervousness or anxiety. It has bee...

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