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  • Personal Narrative Essay: My First Football Game

    The humming buzz of the crowd fills the arena, but I hear nothing. The only thing on my mind is to get ready for the “important” game coming up right after this one. My coach thought if I played the first part of the junior varsity basketball game, I would be better prepared for the varsity game to follow—the game that really counted; I agreed. I thought to myself, “I’ll play a quarter or two, get used to the hoops and court, then rest and prepare.” The game started, and as a starting varsity…

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  • The Importance Of Knee Surgery

    Although the efficacy of bracing the knee post-anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery has been widely debated, knee bracing has been regarded as a necessity for protection of the ACL post reconstructive surgery. Functional knee braces are intended to stabilize the knee during rotation, reduce strain on the ACL graft, and are most often seen in in sports that require various, fast direction changes (Paluska & Mckeag , 2000). Typically, the choice of the patient wearing or not wearing a…

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  • Cause And Effect Essay On Youth Sports

    many athletes obtain overuse injuries not allowing them to participate in their sport , and athletes have too much pressure put on them to succeed and get burnt out in the long run. To begin with, serious injuries such as a torn Anterior Cruciate ligament (ACL) and concussions are an epidemic in pro sports, but they are a constant concern with youth sports as well. The large amount of serious youth injuries is alarming, with “more than 1.35 million children last year”…

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  • Acl Tears Research Paper

    Overcoming an ACL Tear It’s game time, the whistle blows and the game begins. The first half passes and it’s 1-0 for the home team, it’s been pretty uneventful. Thankfully, there haven’t been any injuries, and the game has been clean. Eventually the second half starts winding down, the score now tied 1-1. Then comes a moment the players for both teams will never forget. An attacking player for the home team is dribbling at an away defender, the defender plants her foot and tries to turn with…

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  • Sacrament Of The Eucharist Analysis

    The message of this passage illuminates the concept that Jesus will always be present in the world. Jesus displayed that through the abundance of fish the disciples caught that he still cared for them and looked after them. This act of catching the fit for the disciples showed them that the Lord was always going to be present in their lives. In the passage, this is when the disciples noticed that it was Jesus , “So the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, “It is the Lord.” When Simon Peter…

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  • Proprioception In Rehabilitation

    often stabilizes while the dominant side must use its visual feedback to complete tasks. This information is vital in trying to prevent injuries. Since the dominant side has decreased proprioception, it is more likely to become injured because the ligaments and tendons are not adapted to control the extremity if it is pushed off balanced during an activity. It is also believed increased proprioception…

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  • Essay On Artificial Turf

    concussion. Turf toe is a painful hyperextension of the large toe. It is a result of when the cleats of the player’s shoe grabs the artificial turf mesh and causes an overextension of the large toe. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are one of the foremost common artificial turf injuries. The ACL ligament is located deep within the knee joint. It connects the knee to the tibia and the femur. It is caused when the bones of the leg twist in opposite directions under full body weight and the…

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  • Knee Joint Research Paper

    The most common knee injury is an ACL sprain also known as Anterior Cruciate ligament. The ACL runs from the back of the femur to the front of the tibia preventing the tibia from moving forwards and to stabilize the structure of the knee. The ACL prevents excessive twisting, straightening and bending of the knee and once these movements are beyond what the ACL can handle, tearing of the ACL ligament occurs. A ligament is a very strong band of connective tissue, which attaches the bones together…

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  • Return To Football: A Case Study

    Return to soccer following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are among the most common injuries of lower limb in soccer. The touchstone for treatment of ACL tear is surgical reconstruction, which may overcome functional instability of knee joint, thereby lowering the risk of subsequent damage to articular cartilage and menisci. However, there is lacking clear criteria when deciding with players aiming for return to competitive games after ACL…

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  • Collateral Ligament Essay

    Including the ACL there are four ligaments in your knee. The first is the medial collateral ligament(MCL). The MCL runs along the inside of the knee and it prevents the knee from bending in. The second is the lateral collateral ligament(LCL). This ligament runs along the outside of the knee and prevents the knee from bending out. The third is the posterior cruciate ligament(PCL). The PCL is in the middle of the knee and works with the ACL to prevent the tibia(shin bone) from sliding underneath…

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