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    There are many female athletes that participate in sports today. While physical activity can bring a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction, it can also bring on psychological problems. There are certain pressures that come with competing and with that can come a sleuth of problems. The purpose of this paper is to examine what is known as the Female Athlete Triad. Our goal is to get a better understanding exactly what female athletes go through and how societal factors, such as the media, can affect them. Female athletes suffer from what is known as the female athlete triad due to their excessive training and extreme dieting. There are also instances of abuse of diet supplements and laxatives. Some of the athletes affected by this are high…

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    The Female Athlete Triad is a three-component disorder that is highly unknown, but all too common in female athletes. The disorder is often unrecognized by coaches and doctors, which causes a huge risk for young athletes. In order to be diagnosed with the Female Athlete Triad, a female must meet the criteria of presenting disordered eating or “low energy availability,” amenorrhea, and osteoporosis (Payne & Kirchner, page 187.) However, early warning signs and treatment can lessen the severity…

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    sports and athlete performance. When it comes to nutrition, there is no restriction in age or gender. All athletes need nutrition in order to achieve and perform at their highest potential in sports and fitness. Over the past four decades, there has been a significant increase in female participation in sports. In that significant increase of female participation, is has been a similar increase in sports-related injuries and conditions (Matzkin, 2015). One condition that stands out in female…

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    . Describe the three medical problems associated with the female athlete triad. In female athlete three medical problems associated with the female athlete triad are eating disorder, amenorrhea and osteoporosis. In many occasion, young athletes are under a lot of pressure to maintain a certain body weight in order to be part of a team or to participate in a competition. For this reason, they might over exercise and follow unhealthy eating habits that caused them to be malnourish. This lack of…

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    Women can be strong and beautiful without having to be sexualized by the media. Should women show a little skin to promote a brand or themselves and their sport? Although this paper is about women and the things they go through to remain thin, I have to say that men have been sexualized as well. Sports players such as Derek Jeter, David Beckam, and Rafael Nadal have all been part of the pretty boys in sports image. With respect to Wimbleton female tennis players have been playing in small…

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    Jordan Considine Professor S. Perez TSEM: Body Image 3 May 2015 Eating Disorders and the Female Athlete Triad It is estimated that approximately 10 million females in the United States struggle on a day to day basis with an eating disorder (Eating Disorder Statistics & Research). Of those 10 million, female athletes have a 20% higher risk of developing an eating disorder. According to the ANAD, female athletes who participate in aesthetic sports such as gymnastics, figure skating, and cross…

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    The main theme of the poem is transformation, which is closely link to erotic desire and love of the Gods in terms of the imperfection of Gods and feminine perspective. The theme of erotic desire and following transformation symbolize the imperfect side of Gods compare to mankind. Ovid’s poem Metamorphoses consists of various disparate and independent episodes based on the themes. The most remarkable character based on the term of transformation is the king of Gods, Jupiter (Jove). He has sexual…

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    Salmonella Social Issues

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    As previously noted, the largest concern with salmonella outbreaks are the cross contamination of foods. You could control the host corner of the triad if a people could avoid the commonly known foods that have outbreaks due to salmonella, however this somewhat difficult for some and therefore is a personal decision. Our most logical option to control the spread of salmonella is by using proper food handling and storing techniques to avoid cross contamination all together. In conclusion, we…

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    cannot afford to buy food. He is unable to get a job because he spends most of his time on school, and his sport. I believe that college athletes should be paid. College athletes do not have time for a job due to going to school, and focusing on their sport. College athletes go to bed starving because they cannot afford to pay for their food. College athletes do not receive a portion of the money the college makes for having their name on the back of a shirt or anything else. Many people will be…

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    exploitation of athletes is a common occurrence among larger division 1 athletic schools, specifically in basketball and football. In many cases the college is the main source of exploitation, but do the athletes take advantage of cases such as this? Some believe that college athletes deserve some form of compensation in return for their exposure for their colleges financial successes whether in the form of jersey sales, luring spectator’s into the stands or whatever it may be. On the other…

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