Essays Tagged: "knees"

An autobiography of the incident when I went sking for my first time

ude, I took a deep breath of the cold frost bitten air. Then without a second thought, I lowered my knees and gave it a quick push.'Ahhhhhhhh!' Oh my God, what have I put myself through. Is this what ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


ten limiting the movement of the affected area. Bursitis commonly strikes in the shoulders, elbows, knees, pelvis, hips or Achilles tendons.Bursitis can affect nearly anyone for any number of reasons. ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Deluge

orced to leave their homes and set up camp in this park.She closed her eyes, rested her arms on her knees, and put her head down on her arms, cushioned by the sweatshirt she wore. The sweatshirt smell ...

(20 pages) 85 0 4.4 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Battle of Okinawa

ited States thought that the air force bombing of Japans island home land would bring them to their knees but the U.S. Army knew that a ground attack was necessary. Once the island of Iwo Jima was cap ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This is a comparison/contrast about love vs. infatuation. It dicusses the differences by considering three elements common to both: interest, concern, and endurance.

ns. For instance, suppose a guy sees a he thinks is "totally hot." His heart begins to race and his knees go weak, he may think he's falling in love but in reality he's falling in infatuation. True lo ...

(2 pages) 207 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Kinesiological Analysis of the "Barbell Squat"

orward and pull abdominals in and keep your lower back slightly arched. You want toTry to keep your knees over your toes at all times to stay inline. You also want to haveYour heels directly under the ... on of force-first phaseIn a controlled manner slowly lower yourself (hips and butt first) down till knees andHips form a 90 degree angle and thighs are parallel to floor. When desending it is importan ...

(6 pages) 83 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Trench Warfare

ds.The trenches used to be full water after rain; the water level was sometimes up to the soldier's knees. This caused, after the water started running through the soil, the mud to eventually become s ...

(1 pages) 46 2 3.0 Dec/2002

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

Play response:Sam Shepard's "Fool For Love"--incls: Title-Author-Nationality-Period and Setting-Synopsis-Unique Elements of Playwright's Style-Production Challenges/Problems

dropping her again. He says he plans to at least stay the night. They embrace and kiss and then she knees him in the crotch and runs to the bathroom. The old man explains to Eddie the difference betwe ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Movie Review of the film Gandhi.

f non-cooperation and civil disobedience with no violent resistance at all brought an Empire to its knees and was slowly able to negotiate and all out withdrawal of the foreign authority.As a lawyer, ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.7 Feb/2003

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

Gods and Monster; By Glen Gemeniano

engineers, politicians, and movie stars. The equalizing effect of the hospital brings most to their knees, because it symbolizes alpha and omega, life and death.Poorly insulated walls contain shouts o ...

(1 pages) 101 4 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

a piece about a murder, written for my advanced writing class

. they'll found you out sooner or later, but better later . . . right Tyler?"Right." He hugged his knees to his chest, peering over them and into the dark of his room, his nightstand looming straight ... I know." he said with a smile, and looked down at the hands that were wrapped so tightly around his knees, the rough skin on his palms, the stinging bleeding lines that scarred the backs of his knuckl ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Premarin's Unnecessary Slaughter of Horses for Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Women

ughbred, what comes to mind? A fast and graceful racehorse right? Now imagine the thoroughbred with knees the size of watermelons dripping blood and puss because she is mistreated at a PMU farm. An ex ... od and water, so he gave her little extras like oats fed away from the others, medicine to help her knees, and general concern for her well being. His superior, Frank, did not like this at all. This u ...

(9 pages) 45 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

How are the reactions of Walter, Benetha, and Mama similar in "A Rasin in the Sun"

nsberry 527). Then as he realizes the truth his reaction is much more profound. Walter falls to his knees in agony and immediately thinks of his father. Walter yells "That money is made out of my fath ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Body Language"

Tall, skinny, and blonde; she stands, her knees relaxed, arms swung gleefully above her head which is flung back with delight, accenting the h ... ng to come off as mature and qualified. I wore a sleek black pinstriped skirt that reached below my knees, paired with a neatly pressed white collared shirt; my hair was pulled tightly back with a cli ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies


board. Letyour arms fall as though you were walking normal. Then allow both arms toswing back, bend knees, and then jump in the air and let your body float inthe air with your muscles tight.When you d ... r head in enough to see over your toes. The tuck is when you bend yourbody both at the hips and the knees. The free position is a combination oftwo or more of the other diving positions. Certain dives ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A mock newspaper article about Ghandi which describes his basic achievements.

rebellion. With his passive resistance, the people of India have brought the British Empire to its knees. This moment is not to be thought of as a loss for England, but as triumph for peace in these ...

(3 pages) 65 1 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Great Depression.

hes you wore yesterday, except they are completely filthy and have lots of holes in places like the knees and elbows. You have no access to a mirror to show you what you look like so you go to touch y ...

(11 pages) 430 8 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Character Sketch on Idgie Threadgoode from "Fried Green Tomatoes".

ess, she wanted to be different and do things her own way. Idgie wanted to run about and scrape her knees, get black eyes, and get dirty, and that's just what she did. Not even her own Momma could con ...

(5 pages) 62 1 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Biomechanics of golf.

(Teachers notes: 2003) is also affecting her drive. In the backswing phase (refer appendix D), her knees remain fixed and her pelvis rigid, therefore not transferring weight, which produces a myriad ... maximum force will be generated. Therefore, having the pelvis move first followed by the shoulders, knees, elbows and wrists (refer appendix B), and having each movement begin after the previous begin ...

(5 pages) 51 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a profile essay that wil portray the emotions of a lost one while also giving you a sense of rememberence of them

an once; he brought me donuts every Sunday morning. He wore golf clothes and socks pulled up to his knees. I knew a man that ate enough rice in a day to feed China. He had big ears and eyes that were ...

(4 pages) 97 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama