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  • Student Athletes The Ncaa For Years
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    Pay for Student Athletes The NCAA for years now has had many strict rules and regulations on student athletes. One of the most controversial of these rules is the issue of whether student athletes should be paid or receive any form of monetary compensation. The NCAA rules committee has stood strong on its stand that athletes who receive scholarships should go to school and should not need any more money to support themselves. But students and some coaches think their rules are to harsh and the N...
  • Things Off Track
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    Phillip Lucas Mr. Tar low 120 English The book I have chosen to research is High Performance Training for Track and Field. Every since the age of nine I have been in love with track. My uncle would make bets with the other guys in the neighborhood that their kids couldn't beat me in any all out sprint. And believe it or not I never lost until two years later when I raced my cousin Ernest, he was eight years older than I. When I got beat I pushed myself further. The more I ran the more people loo...
  • Drugs By Professional Athletes
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    Steroid use in athletics In the last decade many records have been broken in the world of athletics, is this do to harder training and work ethic or the ill-mannered testing of anabolic steroids. With technological advances the development of athletes is at the fingertips of scientists. With one shot an athlete could boost testosterone levels by over a hundred percent. Is this safe Or is this fair to the athletes who years ago did not have this option. Researchers have examined such supplements ...
  • Money Like Other Famous Professional Athletes
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    80.3 million, 80 million, 42 million, and 35 million all have something in common (The Best-Paid Athletes). Could it be the population of the 4 most populated countries in the world? No, it's the amount of money that the top four athletes will make each year. Tiger Woods, Michael Schumacher, Peyton Manning, and Michael Jordan in that order will make the following dominations as a paycheck each year (The Best-Paid Athletes). Many Americans make less than 1.7 million dollars in a life time [40 yea...
  • Outrageous Wages Athletes
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    Wages of Sport Athletes How would you like to be paid twenty-three million dollars a year? Itis obvious to say that everyone would more than love it. This figure is only one of the many outrageous wages athletes are being paid today. True, not all twenty-three million dollars goes directly to the athlete because of Uncle Sam. Still these figures are too extreme regardless of the sport, baseball, football or basketball. The athletes here in the United States are without a doubt the greatest on ea...
  • Drugs By Professional Athletes
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    In the last decade many records have been broken in the world of athletics, is this do to harder training and work ethic or the ignorant testing of anabolic steroids. With technological advances the enhancement of athletes is at the fingertips of scientists. With one shot an athlete could up testosterone levels by over a hundred percent. Is this safe Or is the real question is this fair to the athletes who years ago did not have this option. Researchers have examined such supplements as dianabol...
  • Physiological Limits Of Athletic Performance
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    Appendix A "h Physiologists have made several evaluations as to what makes the athlete perform better mentally. There are many different ways that an athlete can overcome mental barriers, one of which by using these four factors: Concentration (ability to maintain focus), Confidence (believe in one's abilities), Control (ability to maintain emotional control regardless of distraction), Commitment (ability to continue working to agreed goals). "h With many advancements in athletic equipment compe...
  • Athletes Reason
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    In the whole event of the 14th Asian Games, reality woke us up. Our athletes looked greenhorn as they compete with the other Asian countries. And that was only Asia! We still have a long way to go to get our first Gold in the Olympics. As I watch their games these past two weeks, they strive hard to make it to the semifinals and even harder to get a medal. While the other contenders like China, Korea and Japan relax, enjoy the game and still get the gold. Although it showed that, Filipino athlet...

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