Essays Tagged: "Knee"

I don't have it that bad

When I went to go get the ball, I tripped over a teammate and I fell. A sharp pain shot through my knee. That's when everything changed for me. Since that day, I have had two surgeries on my right kn ... e careful in places that are slippery because if I slip, there's a chance that I might re injure my knee. When I would go to school I use to be careless about how I walked. I always had people bumping ...

(3 pages) 48 1 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Sports Injuries, Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear.

The InjuryThe PCL is in the center of your knee just behind the ACL. It connects the femur to the tibia and it limits the backward motion of th ... tibia and it limits the backward motion of the tibia and functions as one of the stabilizers of the knee joint. Injury to the PCL is relatively rare and certainly less common that an ACL injury. Fortu ... patients than ACL injuries. Most commonly, PCL injuries occur during automobile accidents or if the knee takes a blow during hyper-extension. PCL injuries are often subtle and can be easily overlooked ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is a Gym Summary from the book called "Life Fitness".

ctures and joint dislocations. The most often injured parts of the body are the skin, feet, ankles, knees and leg muscles. Less common are injuries to the head, arms, body and internal organs.Some inj ... s never to force your joints to move in a way that they were not designed to move--like moving your knees in circles. A second principle is not to over stress bones--like bending over to touch your to ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Process paper- How i leaned to skii. Take you through the process of skiing

ping a thirty-degree angle.Next, I stuck the poles in the snow, pushed myself forward, and slid. My knees were bent, feet parallel. At the same time, I had to remove the poles from the ground. Accordi ... tead of the heels, I brought the toes together, still keeping the same angle. I also maintained the knees bent and the upper part of the body relaxed at all times."You could slow down by making turns, ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Various Sports Injuries and their Treatment

eone plays a sport, that person can be injured in many ways. The three main areas of injury are the knee, shoulder, and elbow joints. Concussions are also a common injury. The knee is the area with th ... Concussions, while they are a common injury, do not occur as much as these others. An injury to the knee most often occurs because a knee has been rotated the wrong way or hyper extended. Most shoulde ...

(6 pages) 75 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Important facts about Patellar Tendonitis and Shoulder Tendonitis

* Patellar tendonitis (jumper's knee) is by far the most frequent reported overuse injury in volleyball accounting for 60-80%. Patel ... aining, which includes plyometrics to increase vertical jump height.The usual symptoms are anterior knee pain when jumping and landing, dull aching pain after sports participation which can progress t ... itors should use cross training to limit the amount of training involvingrepetitive stresses on the knees.- Knee pads should be worn in training and match play to prevent acute knee injuries.- Coaches ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Scar Story

One of my scars is on my left knee. It happened on a sunny day when I was around 8 or 9 years old. It was in the summer time and I ... of my body and there I fell, just at the side of the road where all the loose gravel was. I cut my knee wide open. I don't remember going to the doctor, we didn't have much money, only remember sitti ... n the bathroom screaming as my mom washed it out. I still to this day have some of the gravel in my knee and needless to say I didn't get to go swimming.Another scar is in the front of my neck. Actual ...

(1 pages) 677 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gothic Writing "obsessed Character

na. If I were to go home and tell her a completely falsified story about my day, I would sink to my knees in front of her like a sinful man beseeching the lord for forgiveness. Once on my knees I'd we ... eseeching the lord for forgiveness. Once on my knees I'd weep like a little school girl who cut her knee when she fell down while jump roping. ( E - Introductory Elements - Once on my knees, I'd weep ...

(6 pages) 935 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


was strengthening her gymnastic skills by performing a floor routine. During her routine, her right knee gave out. She was taken to an emergency room in Spokane, Washington. Unfortunately, this was no ... , this was not the first time this incident occurred. The sixteen year old gymnast had a history of knee injuries. Approximately two years ago she underwent surgery for an anterior cruciate ligament r ...

(1 pages) 683 1 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Physiotherapy, Injury, Rehabilitation And Educatio

ent injury.With athletics track events being a primary focus for leg activity, it is necessary that knee injuries be addressed as quickly as possible. As the knee is positioned between the two longest ... ody, the femur and tibia, it is no doubt the victim of ¡¥large, injurious torque's at the knee joint. These factors coupled with minimal bony stability, make the knee susceptible to injury&i ...

(11 pages) 26 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Dislocation Of The Knee

Sports Medicine Dislocation of the Knee Joint In the event of a dislocated, the bones in the knee are displaced. When they are displace ... n they are displaced they do not fit together correctly. There are many ways you can dislocate your knee some or which are Twisting the body while the feet are fixed, squatting rapidly with a lot of f ... are Twisting the body while the feet are fixed, squatting rapidly with a lot of force, hitting the knee hard (front or back), or hyper extending the leg past its normal range of motion. Some of the s ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Challenges Overcome through Marathon Running

increase in time, peaking at fifteen hours per week.The physical training was tough (due to an old knee injury), but managing my time was tougher. I was taking a full courseload at Briarcliffe Academ ... ter of efficiency, developing organizational skills I continue to practice today. Unfortunately, my knee was also beginning to trouble me at these longer distances.On the race day, I covered my knee i ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What Would Most Surprise People About You?

f efficiency, developing organizational skills I continue to practice today. Unfortunately, my left knee was also beginning to trouble me at these longer distances.On the race day, I covered my knee i ... ase pace due to the mass of runners in front of me. Forced to slow down, I contained the pain in my knee and continued to run at a comfortable pace. With about three miles to go, the pain became excru ...

(2 pages) 505 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay is about the patella tendon or patella ligament and the injury to it called Patellar Tendonitis.

The dorsal surface of the "ligamentum patellæ" is kept away from the synovial membrane of the knee joint by a large infrapatellar padding of fat. The ligament is also protected from the tibia by ... tis is a condition that is depicted as an injury affecting the tendons that connects the patella or kneecap to the tibia or shinbone. It occurs when the tendon, or ligament, and the tissues that surro ...

(3 pages) 2008 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

MRI of Soft Tissues

ellip;……………………………..84. Knee MRI............................................................................................ ... ..................................................................................8a.Indication for Knee MRI …………...………...……..…&he ...

(16 pages) 16 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays

How to play golf

ntaining good golf posture is to approach the ball with a straight back and then slightly bend your knees. bending your knees too much will cause your stroke not to have enough power behind it).Proper ... ack swing and follow through, allow your elbows to ease and release at the same speed at which your knees are moving (this will ensure you get the most amount of power in your swing).AimIf a player wa ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


I felt on that Wednesday when I jumped up to retrieve a ball out of the net and landed on my right knee extremely wrong. I will never forget the sound I heard when I came down on my knee; the pops an ... ad and I drove to Portales to see a team physician named Joel Sievers who examined my oh-so-swollen knee and he said he believed that my ACL was not in tact any longer. ACL stands for anterior cruciat ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Life Changing Surgery

Running head: LIFE CHANGING SURGERY 1LIFE CHANGING SURGERY 4Knee Surgery Changed My LifeRachel LantzZane State CollegeKnee Surgery Changed My LifeAs two male do ... I began to count down from ten, I suddenly felt as if my world was crashing down around me. Having knee surgery definitely changed my life. Knee surgery caused complications in sports, exercise, and ... ications in sports, exercise, and made it really hard to participate in fun activities.After having knee surgery, I have had a lot complications trying to participate in sports. The surgery happened d ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American