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    This study seeks to explore and explain why ACL injuries are more prevalent in female athletes. FACTORS OF ACL TEARS ACL injuries are due to many different factors besides the way a person lands or moves their legs. Some of those factors depend on an athlete’s age and/or the length and frequency they play, whether it be in an actual game or practice. Many athletes begin playing sports around the age of five or six years old. Children that age play sports for the fun of it and also play more than one sport. As a child grows older, they have the influence from their parents or friends on what sports to play and some end up devoting all their time in one sport, which can increase their chance of attaining an injury. Neeru Jayanthi discussed that, “risks of early sports specialization, meaning year-round training in a single sport with the exclusion of other sports, includes high rates of injury, increased physiological stress and quitting sports at a young age” (Jayanthi, 2012, pg. 2). “Many children begin playing year round through travel leagues at the age of seven or eight. Injuries for athletes are higher for those competing at an international level (87%), and that higher training increased the chance of injury” (Malina, 2010, pg. 365). Even though injuries in general are not biased to any age, the prevalence of ACL injuries can occur in those between the ages of fifteen and forty five, because of how active they are. Sports injuries happen to people regardless of…

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    The Benefits Of Soccer

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    “1-2-3… (insert team name)!” These were the exact words I have yelled before every soccer game past and present. I have been playing soccer for about ten years and eight of those years I have been playing at a competitive level. These competitive teams were various local soccer clubs, as well as a professional team’s youth academy. Through these eight years I have had ups and downs, but luckily it is the upside of my many experiences that have helped me become the person I am today. Soccer has…

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    The FIFA Scandal

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    Who or what is FIFA and why does the FIFA scandal concern me? First, let’s look into FIFA. FIFA (La Fédération Internationale de Football Association) is the international governing body of football (better known as soccer here in the US). FIFA is responsible for the organization of football 's major international tournaments, most notably the Men’s and Women’s World Cup. FIFA was founded on May 21, 1904 in Paris by delegates from Belgium, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and…

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    Soccer began in Europe and Ancient China. It was originally used as a preparation for war, to honor false gods, and just for entertainment. The first rules were created by the Football Association (FA) in Cambridge, England, in 1863 which was also when the first official soccer game was played. The only place in the world to call soccer by that name is the United States of America; everyone else calls it football. The World Cup, which allows the different countries to play each other in soccer,…

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    Soccer Player Messi Essay

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    At the age of five years, he shad began playing football for Grandoli, a association traind by his father. In 1995, Messi changed to Newell 's Old Boys. At age 11, he was identified to have a growth hormone deficiency. River Plate showed attention in Messi 's growth, although did not have sufficient money to pay for the treatment of his illness, which was over £500 a month. As Argentina 's financial system was failing, Carles Rexach, then sporting executive of FC Barcelona, was made conscious of…

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    information through listening, visualization, and experienced (hands-on) learning. Our brains feed on new material by the processes of reading and writing. Collectively forming literacy. Different individuals have their own ways of using this notion. The interactions I have had with soccer proves that there is a direct correlation with literacy. These practices of reading and writing on soccer are centered on the ability to create new experiences from interactive activities and progressively…

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    Love For The Game Essay

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    got a ten minute half time. The starting players were introduced name by name and grade by grade. “Sikeston Senior, Max Ault, goalie number 4” radiated from the speaker’s microphone throughout the entire field. The parents, students, and people watching bombarded the team with applause, horrays, and screams. The boys would not be as fired up and eager to play if it wasn 't for the fans watching and cheering them on. To my left was Sikesoton’s goal and to my right was Marion’s goal. Marion is…

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    Cuprija Research Paper

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    This place, where I grew up, learned about the world, experienced my first feelings and where I gained the experiences that will be beneficial for the rest of my life. This place is a small town in my home country in Serbia; it’s called Cuprija. It is a place where I lived the first sixteen years of my life; went to kindergarten, middle school and the first year of high school. Cuprija can be beautiful in some ways, but it is mostly perceived as a ‘negative’ and a ‘bad’ town because of all the…

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    Video Reflection

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    Video 2 I share a gym that is divided by a curtains with another class, this often makes it difficult for the students to hear the whistle, to combat the confusion and the noise from the other class I instilled a classroom management technique where I blow my whistle then raise my hand. Some of the students will hear my whistle then raisin their hand, the students who do not here the whistle will see other classmates raising their hands and know it is time to stop and show me the sign that they…

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    Kindergarten was really stressful and hard. It was a lot of work compared to preschool. Here I had to write sentences about things and had to do it fast (well faster than what seemed like a reasonable amount of time for me). Stations was the worst, we went around the room in groups to different stations some of them were ok, but there was always at least one station that needed me to write. All the other kids had no problem with it except for me. I always got so flustered by writing that I…

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