Essays Tagged: "football players"

Artificial Turf: A Dangerous Playing Surface

Artificial Turf: A Dangerous Playing SurfaceSome of the changes that have occurred in professional football were necessary for the game. Pads, helmets and other protective equipment helped the player ... r, they must be made again. Stadiums need to convert back to grass playing fields for the safety of football players, the satisfaction of the fans, and most importantly to improve the sport overall.Wh ...

(7 pages) 81 1 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The misconceptions many people have about gay males.

versation with me. She asked where I was from and what I was doing that evening. She said she liked football players, and leaned forward, fingering the fuzzy initials on my high school letterman jacke ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Return to Sport after Repeated Concussions.

In October, 1991, a 17 year-old high school football player was tackled on the last play of the first half of a varsity game and struck his head ... in dead four days later.Head injuries are the leading cause of death in sports. An average of eight football players a year dies from head injuries. (Cantu, 1997) Known historically as a high-risk spo ... he maxillofacial area. For maximum protection, these protective devices must be properly fitted and football players should be encouraged to use mouth guards during both practices and games. Custom fi ...

(8 pages) 93 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How to write a compare/contrast essay.

gs. You can compare the approach a pack of tigers uses for hunting down an antelope with techniques football players use to gain control of the ball. But, your analogy can only go so far. Sooner or la ...

(2 pages) 551 2 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

This essay is called " why are nerds unpopular" and i discuss this topic and my expierences with nerds in my essay ^^

e lunch with others of about the same popularity. We graded them from A to E. A tables were full of football players and cheerleaders and so on. E tables contained the kids with mild cases of Down's S ...

(12 pages) 100 3 4.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

American football and it`s parts

1.American football derived from two other sports, soccer and rugby. A similar game was played by the Greeks ca ... get the ball and move it to the other end of the field from which you start.2.There is the National Football League (NFL) which is the peak for most football players. Within that are two divisions, th ... for most football players. Within that are two divisions, the NFC and the AFC. There is the college football league and the high school football league. There is an indoor (arena) football league whic ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Unlikely Suspects

n't the kids dressed in all black, nor were they the teens from single-parent homes. They were your footballplayers, cheerleaders, and honor-roll students. While admired by their peers, they were also ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Jail Life by Neal Andrews

elt really clean. There seemed to be a funk in the air that I can only describe as a locker room of football players after a hard-fought game in ninety degree weather. The funk was added to by the gas ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Review of football farm documentary

SYNOPSISTHE FOOTBALL FARM is the inside story of the wheeling and dealing behind theglobal soccer marketing mach ... theevent.And with China qualifying for the competition for the first time,the stage is set forAsian football and football players to be exposed to millions of people worldwide.Notsurprisingly,the extr ... land -based Chinese player agent,Susan Tham .In this traditionally Anglo male-dominatedworld of the football scout,a young Chinese woman is going to have to be very special tocompete and win.What with ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Animal Dreams Paper

rown up and moved back to her hometown she is treated very nicely by all the ex-cheerleaders and ex-football players. This is because Codi got out in the world and found her own personality. Loyd, one ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Creatine

The creatine edgeAt John F. Kennedy High School in La Palma, Mitch Olson warns football players and toher athletes that anyone caught using a performance-enhancement product will ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Why Nerds are unpopular.

e lunch with others of about the same popularity. We graded them from A to E. A tables were full of football players and cheerleaders and so on. E tables contained the kids with mild cases of Down's S ... e real external test of skill, it isn't painful to be at the bottom of the hierarchy. A rookie on a football team doesn't resent the skill of the veteran; he hopes to be like him one day and is happy ...

(22 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success?

happen by chance and that can turn upside down one's life and help hi succeed.Ironically, the best football players are found by their coaches by chance. For example, Diego Maradona played football i ... by their coaches by chance. For example, Diego Maradona played football in his neighbourhood when a football coach noticed him and took him to a training. In that way, one of the best footballers ever ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"Remember the Titans"

"Remember the Titans" begins in a small Virginia town in 1971. The local high school football team is known as TC Williams High School. The town and the football team come together to i ... te a social cognitive process. Everything is perceived, remembered, and interpreted by the talented football team and the town members. Desegregation within the school was announced to take place whic ... h for a black head coach known as Coach Boon. At first, all of the white players try to boycott the football program and the new coach. It is then that Coach Yoast, the white coach, decided to stay an ...

(5 pages) 87 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

That One English Professor

the students in the hallways. With the demeanor of a drill sergeant, he even frightened the senior football players who knew him only by sight. On my first day in Mr. McDonnell's English class, I hon ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

High School Today: Should Sports Dominate?

"It is a cultural defect that football is the center piece of school activities and most football players are self-absorbed and ar ... necessary to document this fact, since it is obvious that in every town in America where there is a football team, some such activity goes on regularly every football season without much questioning w ... something they are excited about; this is not the objection. But why is so much of this focused on football? Why? It comes down to what the teachers like and what the administration supports. They re ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.4 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Australian male identity is often described as anti - for example against authority, against women, against bosses, against change: "The Club" by David Williamson

. In this play, the majority of the characters, except Ted, are either currently or previously were football players, reinforcing the dominant view in society of men as physical rather than intellectu ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Gender Stereotypes

Two of America's most popular rituals are beauty pageants and football games. Emma Knight, a former Miss USA who wrote Miss USA, and John McMurtry a professor of ... "˜Em Raw!, explain about the significant symbols, which are now tradition in our country. Both football and beauty pageants exhibit masculinity and femininity and put people on display. While at ... hile at the same time these occurrences express our basic cultural themes. Pageant girls and football players exploit femininity and masculinity to an extreme. Knight states, "I was considered ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Preconcieved Notions

eat called Chrysalis. There were many different kinds of people at the retreat: basketball players, football players, baseball players, kids from one parent families, from two parent families, and fro ... his mom trades for a new Honda mini-van on about the same schedule. They attend public school, play football, are active in Boy Scouts and active in their church-pretty much normal people, just like m ...

(2 pages) 415 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Anabolic Steroids and The User

arena in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Early users were mainly bodybuilders, weight lifters, and football players. Athletes noticed a tremendous increase in strength and agility after experimenting ... throughout each season. Baseball is not the only sport where performance enhancing drugs are used. Football has recently been assigning random drug tests during their season too. The increase in the ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports