Essays Tagged: "playing sports"

This essay is on Robert Muldoon, the former New Zealand Prime Minister and his role in the 1981 Springbok tour.

e were separated according to race, sports were also interfered as different races were banned from playing sport together. Many countries stopped playing sports with South Africa, excluding New Zeala ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Philisophy of Science Admissions Essay

thespians. I also have to deal with the everyday complications of my heart problem. I have problems playing sports and in gym class, but I do my best. I know my limits and I abide by them.I think that ...

(2 pages) 71 0 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Essay on jackie robinson and relating how he handled his life with the help of religion

stay close to home. Jackie decided to attend UCLA, which was very close to his home. Jackie, while playing sports at UCLA, volunteered to be a Sunday school teacher. Jackie felt a certain obligation ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

New Subject: Sports Basketball Skills

What do sports mean to you? If you're anything at all like me they mean a lot. I love to spend time playing sports with my friends. Of all the sports I play the one that I like the most is basketball ... r with other people. (TR/MP 1) It has made me not so shy around other people and be more outgoing. Playing with my teammates has also given me life-long friends. Basketball has helped me improve on ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Women sport

ome and take care of the children, while men were able to have leisure time and enjoy their life by playing sports. As years continued, women began thinking about their abilities and talent to play a ... a professional female athlete to represent the oppressed women who were told that they had no right playing sports.The rise of first, second, and third wave feminism was an important issue in the grow ...

(5 pages) 80 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Constructing Identity, Building the Mystery

ense of self to impart to the world. Singing, painting, reading, writing, dancing, acting, and even playing sports or being an orator are all basic examples of how people choose to engage themselves i ...

(9 pages) 71 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Bad side of sports

f the things that you do like practice, exercising athletics need to also protect themselves. While playing sports some of the things that you do not think of are injuries, diseases, and medicine. ... doctor, and you will not be able to play any more sports for a while. Also think about if you were playing basketball and you were in the middle of the game and you tripped over your own two feet and ...

(2 pages) 18 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Thematic Motifs in The Emperor's Club and A Separate Peace- Novel/Film Comparison

the rivalry that he injures Finny by pushing him out of a tree, which ruins Finny's chances of ever playing sports again. The theme of rivalry is presented in The Emperor's Club in much the same way a ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2005

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

How sports influenced my life.

is the way I love it. I play soccer, volleyball, basketball, and lacrosse for my school, as well as playing travel soccer for the LIJSL. I also enjoy playing softball, football, tennis and any other s ... portantly, taking part in sports has given me the confidence that I know I could never live without.Playing sports has helped me make a lot of friends. When I first moved to Stony Brook, I was very sh ...

(2 pages) 59 1 3.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Women in Sports.

As a child, I remember playing with my Barbie's, teddy bears, and my pretend realistic baby dolls. I played sports but they ... rmally follow the stereotypical roles of a being a woman. Women in the past were not recognized for playing sports in which men regularly dominated such as hockey, baseball, and football. Instead, sub ... c since men are now involved with women's sports because one of our own students, Andrea Cacace, is playing on the Boy's Varsity Hockey Team.Women in men's sports have always been a controversial issu ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Essay on lifes tough choices in highschool and college.

I was little I have always had the passion to play sports, but I never really knew how much I loved playing them until the end of grade 7. All through high school I would tryout for every team, rather ... cher, her name was Judi Burgess; she was my favorite teacher. From her and the passion and love for playing sports I knew that teaching and playing sports was what I wanted to do; I wanted to become a ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Are African Americans better in Sports then Other Races?

past, there have been many sports created. The participation of Blacks in sports started with them playing sports against each other (Spivey, 2000). There was no place for a black man, not to mention ... e the abilities that Blacks had in sports. Whites began to use the fact that these Blacks that were playing sports were so good at doing it, they had animal-like characteristics (Coakley, 2001). This ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Muscle Endurance

Report causes and avoiding muscle crampsMuscle cramps can be one of the most painful things when playing sports and can sometimes feel like you can't avoid them sometimes. The cause of muscle cramp ...

(1 pages) 534 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


r ESE classes as legally blind. Paul can see but he wears super thick glasses and goggles when he's playing sports such as soccer.Paul envies his older brother Erik Fisher. On a tragic day Erik Fisher ...

(1 pages) 4 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

US Coast Guard

led me to being accepted for who I was as a result of my personal or group achievements, whether in playing sports, being a ranking cadet in the Civil Air Patrol, participating in after school project ...

(3 pages) 352 0 1.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

TV and Their Effects on Kids

amatic effect on children since their brains and bodies are not fully developed. They should be out playing sports or inside reading a book. Children should not be exposed to Page 2 violence on TV suc ...

(5 pages) 67 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The display of peer pressures

comparable to a spontaneous act of will. Finny fell and was seriously wounded. He was disabled from playing sports anymore. He had previously broken school records effortlessly. The boys taunted Gene ...

(4 pages) 684 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sex, lies and conversation why

f their relationships. Boys, on the other, hand tend to communicate more physically than orally, by playing sports and doing other things with each other. So conversations between boys dont play a sig ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


ast seven to nine months on average. Children loss interestin activities that please most kids like playing sports. They feel that every one is critizing them and they critized themselves. A hopeless ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Crazy About Sports?

-holic.What makes a sports-a-holic? A sports-a-holic is just a person who enjoys watching sports or playing sports to a greater extent than the average sports fan. Still, doesn?t the term "holic" indi ... zed coin collector hanging around the US Mint waiting for the next new coin to come around. For me, playing, watching, or reading about sports is just how I choose to spend the majority of my free tim ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports