Essays Tagged: "tennis player"

Peter Brock, Australias most famous and victorious racing car drivers

up and started his love for car racing. Peter's father was a mechanic and his mother was a champion tennis player in Victoria. Peter acknowledges them for giving him that "winning edge" because his mo ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Should drugs be banned in sport? (persuasive essay)

ested positive for THG and more recently we have had the Greg Rusedski case. The British number two tennis player has tested positive for the banned drug nandrolone and in the past Ben Johnson tested ...

(4 pages) 234 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Sally Kristen Ride First American Woman in Space

isten Ride was born on May 26, 1951 in Encino, California (near Los Angeles). Sally started playing tennis at age 10, and became an excellent tennis player. She won a tennis scholarship to Westlake Sc ... duation in 1968 she attended Swarthmore College, but dropped out to pursue a career in professional tennis. After three months of hard practice, Sally decided she was not good enough to become a succe ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Creative writing task: "Kaffir Boy" by Mark Mathabane

athabane during Mark's teens. Wilfred also helped Mark to get a scholarship to Limestone College, a tennis college here in South Carolina in the USA. Without Wilfred's help Mark's dreams of becoming a ... nis player would have never come true. Mark, as you should know, is number eighty-nine on the world tennis circuit and has just published his first book "Kaffir Boy", which details the deprivations th ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

TENNIS INJURIES

[The tennis player winds up to the net, but... his opponent smashes an overhead so he has to run back and ... his opponent must receive with an easy backhand, as he had had to stretch. With the advantage, the tennis player prepares for the hard forehand winner but...]Tennis is slowly increasing in the number ... en bone in the body, maybe while diving for a ball.But, the most common sports injury while playing tennis is the leg cramp injury. A leg cramp is the result of a muscle repeating the same motion too ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Pete Sampras

in sport has an idol of top sportmen. For me, it is Pete Sampras - one of the most admired american tennis players.Pete, a native of United states of america with greek heritage and slightly mischievo ... e makes his fans, not excepting me, to approximate to their ideal.He had the makings of a succesful tennis player since he was a kid. As a kid, Pete showed signs of outstanding athletic ability.He is ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Lacoste: Repositioning the brand image.

Lacoste: History and Brand IdentityCreated in 1930 by Rene Lacoste, a tennis player, the first knit wear short sleeved shirt has appeared in 1933. During the 18 first yea ... new colours: sky-blue, navy and red. This revolution underlines the first steps of the brand out of tennis courts, and premises of its diversification's strategy. And although the polo shirt and its l ... acoste perfume.1981: Launching of the first sport bags.1988: Launching of glasses.1989: Creation of tennis shoes.1993: Licence agreement for the conception and production of a watches' line.1995: Laun ...

(11 pages) 184 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

A Tennice Player

rts are not same as each other. Some of them are very easy, and rests of them are difficult. As me, Tennis is difficult game, and to become a good tennis player is extremely difficult. Generally, Play ... become a good tennis player is extremely difficult. Generally, Player needs to follow all rules of tennis to be a good tennis player, but as me, it is not enough. In order to become a good tennis pla ...

(1 pages) 300 0 1.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tennis

19th Century and 20th Century Tennis, their Similarities and Differences Imagine a girl, young and beautiful, with a wooden racket ... glide through the breeze as he moves. Can you picture it? If you can, then you have just seen how a tennis player looked like in the 19th century.Now imagine, Elizabeth Ryan, or any woman, running aro ... horts and rubber shoes. Were you able imagine them? If you were, then you have just seen apparel of tennis players in the first half of the 20th century.Imagine again. Imagine Martina Hingis, Chris Ev ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthur Ashe

stacles could have been from dealing with discrimination from his own race and from his career as a tennis player. Ashe had to show the world that he could become a great tennis player and a great rol ... ose people that segregation was wrong. Even when Ashe went to school, he was banned from the public tennis courts in Richmond. When Ashe went to a tennis camp during one of his summers, a group of whi ...

(3 pages) 670 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tennis a sociological perspect

ne.Although people may be able to find time to do sports, only a very small number are found on the tennis court. This is surprising for the reason that tennis is a popular sport in many countries. De ... ceivable barriers in terms of age, race and gender.Because of the high speed and power of the game, tennis has a great demand on physical strength. Most people who engage in tennis are in their adoles ...

(8 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Role Model

e was facing extensive physical therapy to regain even partial use of his legs. His days as an avid tennis player and teenage heartthrob were over, at least for awhile. His parents were heartbroken an ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Fall that Started it All

ct, he faced extensive physical therapy to regain even partial use of his legs. His days as an avid tennis player and teenage heartthrob were over, at least for awhile. His parents were heartbroken an ...

(3 pages) 320 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Protein Intake for a Tennis Player Athlete

The individual taken in consideration during this course is a 17 year old tennis player, about 5’10’’ or 1.80 Cm. weighting 170 pounds or about 77 Kg.Tennis re ... of high-intensity exercise combined with stages of lighter intensity or also rest. It is common for tennis matches to last one to 4 hours and played in very hot and humid conditions (1). Modern tennis ... ty of type 2 muscle fibers, or endurance athletes who must have a majority of type 1 muscle fibers, tennis players have been shown to be varied between being either predominantly fast or predominantly ...

(5 pages) 1545 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays