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  • Jim Thorpe Influence On Education

    games consisted of the long jump, javelin throw, 200 meter dash, discus throw and a 1500 meter race. The decathlon on the other hand consisted of the 100 meter dash, long jump, shot put, high jump, 400 meter dash, discus throw, 110 meter hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw and 1500 meter run. He won the trials for these two events, easily qualifying for the 1912 Olympic games. Along with the deahlon and pentathlon, Jim Thorpe competed in the long jump and high jump. Jim Thorpe, one of the…

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  • Explain Why Steroids Should Be Banned Essay

    3 - Sports 1. Generally I hate sports. I am not good at motion activities. So I don’t practise any sport. I like walking, but it isn’t type of sport. In summer I play basketball with my neighbours. In winter I was sledging when I was younger. Sports and I aren’t a good combination. 2. I would like to try curling. It is a winter sport, which came from Canada. I think it is easy to understand and not so tiring for my weak physical condition, e. g. running a marathon. I can’t say exactly which…

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  • Importance Of Negligence In Sports

    Sports law is relevant to the administration of sports and a person’s participation in sport whether they play at amateur, professional or international level. The legal issues that arise from a sporting activity can involve aspects of contract law, torts, anti-discrimination, trade practice and criminal law The most common procedure involves breaches of the rules of the game that are contrary to the principles of the game that are seen as being against the morals of sportsmanship. From this…

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  • Comparison Of Bo Jackson And Michael Jordan

    When discussing who the greatest athlete of all-time, two names come to mind: Bo Jackson and Michael Jordan. Although they grew up in different time periods and played different sports, they both dominated in their respected professions, in which they performed at levels that no one has ever seen before. Jackson and Jordan both displayed crazy statistics over and over again throughout their career but physically watching them helps to truly understand their greatness. Besides being great…

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  • Svalbard Research Paper

    I have always been drawn to the North. Cold winters, long nights, Aurora Borealis, people surviving extreme climate conditions, and curiosity of food where vegetation is limited. A strong desire calls to explore Svalbard archipelago. Svalbard archipelago is part of Northern Europe. Svalbard is one of the cleanest places on earth. The islands located between the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea, Greenland, and Norwegian Sea, north of Norway. Svalbard is a sovereign state of Norway. Norse…

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  • What I Learned In Courage To Grow Up And Become Who You Really Are

    I especially found this out in sports. I am a cheerleader and I run track. But more specifically, I am a tumbler and pole vaulter. I struggled with confidence in both, but also have seen results due to a boost in confidence in both. My sophomore season of basketball cheer, I fell on my knees doing a running back handspring tuck during our halftime performance. Not only…

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  • Cultural Relativism In Anthropology

    Final Exam How does the concept of ethnocentrism interfere with cultural pluralism? How do these concepts help or hinder the issues globally. Ethnocentrism is one of the main causes of division in race, creed and religion. These are learned behaviors because when we are children we may notice differences in color, race or language, but we are not born bias either way. Stereotyping, categorizing, generalizations and accusations affect us worldwide even within our own races. Cultural…

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  • Dr Ramatosh Sarkar Case Study

    Sthanapati: How did Dr Ramatosh Sarkar, a mathematician, help the planetarium in reaching its goals? Subramanian: Dr. Ramatosh Sarkar worked with us in Birla Planetarium as a Curator for more than 30 years. He was a very cooperative, very congenial, very knowledgeable person. Sarkar was with me almost from the beginning. At that time he was an M.Sc. in mathematics. We took him initially as a lecturer. He worked under me – in the sense it’s not as a higher staff to a lower staff, very close. If…

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  • Big Bang Theory Research Paper

    The Big Bang Christians and Muslims believe that God created the earth in 7 days. The 2nd school of thought in Buddhism states “there is a God that created everything”. Then there are Buddhist who believe that the world has always been here and the idea that things must have a beginning originates from ones imagination. What if The Big Bang was God’s way of creating the universe? “The Big Bang theory is an explosion of all space that took place roughly 13.7 Billion years ago and that marks the…

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  • Ecological Pyramids

    This is one way in which energy is transferred between organisms in an ecosystem. The energy is used for a number of life processes. In a food chain only around 10 per cent of the energy is passed on to the next level. The rest of the energy passes out of the food chain in a number of ways: 1. via heat energy 2. is used for life processes (for example movement) 3. uneaten parts that pass to decomposers 4. is excreted and passes to decomposers. As less energy is transferred at each level…

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