Essays Tagged: "women athletes"

Drug Abuse in Women

what performance-enhancing drugs can do to an athlete.Not much is known about the drug abuse among women athletes. Most of this is because we think of men when we speak about the subject concerning a ... he overall findings were that females consistently use fewer drugs than males. They found that most women athletes who abuse drugs are or were professional bodybuilders. A specific study involved seve ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.5 Feb/2004

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

Babe (The Other One)

, and high jump with 5 feet and 5¼ inches.Leader: Babe Didrikson was born during a time when women athletes had few chances for competitions. Their participation in sports were controversial, a ... ey were looked down upon for being "tomboys". In 1920, the nineteenth amendment was passed, letting women the right to vote and more freedom for women. Babe took this opportunity to its fullest potent ...

(5 pages) 718 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Fair Play For Women Athletes.

Do you think that women have fair play in athletics, particularly in college athletics? Why or why not? In 19 ... cs, particularly in college athletics? Why or why not? In 1972, Title 1X was passed giving women equal opportunity in the field of athletics. It stated that no person base on their sex should ... base on their sex should be excluded from participating in sports or denied benefits. Title 1X gave women athletes a break through in sports and now they are dominating across the board. However, wome ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports