Essays Tagged: "Gymnastics"

Floor Exercise

Floor ExerciseFloor exercise is a sequence of tumbles, leaps, and balances, which make a gymnastics performance. No equipment is used, only a mat and open space. At competitions, judges loo ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

My Favorite Movie

favorite movie is Chinese Super Ninja. The movie has characters who combine fighting with a lot of gymnastics. In the movie the characters demonstrate the precision and skill it takes to use Kung Fu ... e have their own fighting style.It is interesting to watch the characters combine fighting with gymnastics. In one scene the fighter did two handsprings and landed in a tree to avoid being hit. ...

(1 pages) 80 2 2.3 Apr/2002

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

Gymnastics. Talks about my love for gymnastics and the punishing the girls go through. Eating disorders, injuries, ect!

GymnasticsGymnastics is definitely my all-time favorite sport. When gymnastics is done in the correc ... ts havehad life treating injuries and some athletes have actually died due to injuries sustained in gymnastics. Major contenders for the Olympic Games train from 37 to 40 hours per week. The endless t ... gh destroys the growth plates and the girls do not grow as tall as they would normally grow without gymnastics.Anorexia and extreme dieting is also very much a large part of gymnastics. It is very obv ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Athletes with eating disorders

Eating disorders are significant problems in the worlds of ballet and other dance, figure skating, gymnastics, running, swimming, rowing, horse racing, ski jumping, and riding. Wrestlers, usually tho ...

(6 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Construct an essay that attempts to persuade the reader that competitive aerobics should be included as a sport in the 2004 Olympics."

with events such as archery, javelin and running. Nowadays, sports have moved on to events such as Gymnastics and Competitive Aerobics. So if the Olympics is about sport of the current era, then Comp ... es with a series of high intensity complex movements in time to music which closely has elements of gymnastics, and synchronized swimming, these events are currently in the Olympics.Competitive Aerobi ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Discuss the main events in the life of Leni Riefenstahl between 1921 - 1945

ocial hardships of hyperinflation and the depression. As a young girl she excelled in athletics and gymnastics, but her passion was dancing.She completed her formal schooling in boarding school and th ...

(3 pages) 50 1 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Back Handspring Solutions (Process Analysis Essay).

Teaching gymnastics is a challenging job. Not only do we as coaches spend hours writing lesson plans and teac ... e back handspring is used as a stepping stone not only for basic tumbling, but for all apparatus in gymnastics. It is crucial that it is a clean and polished skill. Although it may seem a tedious task ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.6 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Yoga

new day. People also use yoga to stretch and sculpt their bodies for certain sports, for instance, gymnastics. With yoga your body speaks to you and sends messages of relief. It has been proven that ...

(5 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Bulimia--A destruction to one's self

mentary school, or much later in life. Others (such as athletes competing in sports such as ballet, gymnastics, ice-skating, diving, etc.) may also be pressured into starting bulimic habits. Males who ...

(6 pages) 65 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Athens is Better than Sparta

ens boys went to school starting at a young age. They studied many subjects such as grammar, music, gymnastics, poetry, government mathematics and ethics. All of these subjects and others helped male ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Social Image and Sport

be teased, humiliated or bullied for the way they look. For instance in sports such as aquatics and gymnastics they do not want to be seen in their togs because they believe they are fat or do not hav ... has always been3.Girls are not able to participate in them because it is too dangerous.Netball and Gymnastics were considered female dominated for two reasons:1.Males bodies are not suited to these s ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Agoge - Educational System of Sparta

but after that age, the boys had to leave to live in agelai, or 'herd of boys.'They were trained in gymnastics, running, jumping, throwing spears and discusses. To further teach them into the army the ... r, the Spartans would hold a 5 day festival called the Gymnopaediae, which consisted of dancing and gymnastics. The festival was held in honour of the dead Spartans from an ancient battle in Thyrea.Th ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Cheering: A Sport Or An Activity?"

sports such as football and basketball involve head-to-head competition. While other sports such as gymnastics and swimming are more independently based. Each competitor competes on their own, and are ...

(3 pages) 9 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Dediction To A Sport

guess by my cover that inside I was a determined, dedicated and motivated little 'jock'. My gymnastics career started when I was seven years old, going one day a week to the gym. After the fir ... art studying for my honors classes and go for a two mile run on the beach. I drive forty minutes to gymnastics where I work out non-stop for the next four hours. I arrive home at eight o'clock to eat ...

(3 pages) 232 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fitness

ping b. Strength Weight Lifting, Swimming, Cycling, Running, Walking.c. Flexibility Gymnastics, Dancing, Ballet, Stretching, Yoga, Martial Arts.3. Why is it important for peopl ... Explain why you think you got the results that you did in your fitness test. For example "At gymnastics I do a lot of stretching which has enabled e to score a positive 6 in the sit and reach a ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sports are a reflection of culture and values.

the body and the mind. Much of their sports were also derived from military training, for example; gymnastics, running, leaping, swimming, fighting, wrestling, boxing, and hunting. In Rome, sports we ...

(1 pages) 422 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Maus : What enables Vladek and Art to survive?

en Vladek first enters the P.O.W camp, he bathed and exercised everyday "Every day I bathed and did gymnastics to keep strong" (p-54), even when the others said he was crazy, ironically they got wound ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Oral presentation given on the effects of single-sex schooling.

s it claimed both sexes performed better. In an all boys class pupils are far more likely to try at gymnastics and dance than boys in a mixed class. Similarly girls appear more confident at football a ...

(5 pages) 37 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

An Investigation into the use of Collaborative Learning Strategies to foster satisfactory Academic Performance in a group of Grade Six students at a Primary school - REVIEW OF LITERATURE

s in a social environment where conversation between learners takes place. During this intellectual gymnastics, the learner creates a framework and meaning to the discourse.5.In the Collaborative Lear ...

(11 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers