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  • Wheelchairs In Sports

    Imagine you invented the best sports wheelchair ever. There are multiple wheelchairs made for sports, most are made with lighter metals so people can move in them. They also have tilted wheels so someone can move quick and easy, and some have levers attached to the wheels if the person does not have enough strength in their arms. Rugby wheelchairs are built to be extra sturdy. They have bumpers on the front, and guards on the sides. They also have anti-tip devices so they won't fall over during a game. Racing wheelchairs are made to be long and sleek to reduce wind dragging them down. The chairs have a single front wheel with a steering mechanism. it works as a support so the athlete won't fall out during a race. The Paralympics is the…

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  • Ronald G, Spaeth, FACHE: A Case Study

    Ronald G, Spaeth, FACHE, is the recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executive’s 2005 Cold Medal Award. (“Interview,” 2005) The purpose of this award is to identify ACHE Fellows who best exemplify leadership at the organizational, local, state/provincial, and national levels and who continually contribute to the improvement of the delivery of healthcare services and community health (“Gold Medal,”2016). Ronald has had a long time career in many positions including vice president of…

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  • How Can Music Affect Your Life

    the athlete will be distracted from the fatigue that he would be feeling without the music. The best example of synchronization is the famous Ethiopian runner and two time olympic gold medalist in 10,000m, Haile Gebrselassie. Haile has credited his record and gold medal fast tempo of Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop) by Scatman John, he says, "It 's nice music, if 's fast written, that 's why I could break a world record, by that music,"…

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  • Designated Spaces

    seriously and placing a hand over their heart to respect the code of the flag and by extension, the anthem. Gabby Douglas is an athlete, not just any athlete however. She is a two-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist. Thus, when she defied the tradition of putting your hand over heart as respect to the national anthem, she was met with plenty of controversy. From the online site reporting her actions as unpatriotic or some believing she was participating in a protest, everyone had an…

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  • Wilma Rudolph Thesis

    Who knew that, on June 23, 1940, a legend would be born? But, more importantly, who knew that, in 1960, an inspiration would be made? That legend and inspiration was an Olympic sprinter by the name of Wilma Glodean Rudolph. When Wilma was an infant when she contracted polio, which led to paralysis in her legs. Even though the odds were never in her favor, Rudolph put herself to the test and went on to win three gold medals in various track events at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Wilma Rudolph inspires…

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  • Cuban Team Reflection

    1. Cuban team (pre-selection) for the Chemistry Olympiads: (Awards). (Done) While in Cuba, back in high school, I had participated three times in the National Chemistry Olympiad. I did so after having been selected each year from the gold medal winners of my province (similar to a State in the US). In the 10th grade, I won a silver medal in the National Chemistry Olympiad, in the 11th a gold and in the 12th a bronze. As a result of winning gold in 11th grade, I received the opportunity to be…

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  • Gabrielle Douglas: A Successful Gymnast

    According to the article “About Gabrielle Douglas,” Gabby used to flip around the house and off the furniture when she was just four years old. Gabby was introduced to the sport by her sister Arielle, who was a gymnast herself (“About Gabrielle Douglas”). Arielle convinced her mother to put Gabby in gymnastics classes because she was so energetic (Perry). According to Selena Hill, author of the article “America’s Olympic Sweetheart Blasted for Saying She was Bullied,” Gabby started official…

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  • Cheating Culture In Sports

    skaters who took their time to prepare extremely well for the competition hoping to perform and win the competition. The judges of the game showed lack of experience, favoritism and incompetence in officiating the game. The undue pressure from the French delegation could have been overcome by declining to officiate the game through written document to the higher management of the skating federation. The decision by IOC to award gold medals to both the winners and losers was a poor decision…

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  • Case Analysis: 20 Badass Athletes Who Played Through Serious Injuries

    What all does it take to become a gold medal Olympic champion? In the summer Olympics of 1996, gymnast Kerri Strug learned the hard way. As Kerri landed from a vault she snapped her ankle, but did her coach Bela Karolyi have her seek medical attention then? As I searched for my article, five articles titled similar to “20 Badass Athletes Who Played Through Serious Injuries” appeared in just the first two search pages. These webpages set the example for young children that playing with pain and…

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  • Why Athletes Use Steroid

    losing their jobs, or becoming seriously injured and immediately arriving at the end of their careers. This means that they must perform while they are given a chance. Every day new competitors begin taking steroids to improve their performance. Whether young teens or aging professional players, steroid use will always have major side effects. These effects, which can vastly harm and change the lifestyle of a user, are not always known to the athlete at the time of the use of the steroids. In…

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