Essays Tagged: "muscles"

George Washington

ds and feet,' friend of Washington George Mercer observed in 1760. He said Washington kept 'all the muscles of his face under perfect control, though flexible and expressive of deep feeling when moved ...

(9 pages) 145 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Blood lactate and training to improve threshold

s used for energy in the heart, the make up of liver glycogen, and the supply of energy to inactive muscles. A good example of this would be a runner who is exceeding his or her planned race pace in a ... d accumulated in the contracting muscle from insufficient oxygen is then made available to inactive muscles (e.g., the arms) from the central circulation of blood.The remaining lactic acid that is not ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Creatine: Advantages Versus Disadvantages

plement of choice. Creatine is a compound that is made in the human body and supplies energy to our muscles. Chemically it is called methylguanid-acetic acid and it is formed from the amino acids meth ... ine and as creatine phosphate. The latter of these makes up two-thirds of the creatine supply. When muscles contract, they use a sort of fuel call adenosine triphosphate or ATP, which provides energy ...

(6 pages) 160 1 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

My Favorite Movie

order to kill him. Another example is when the fighters learn to breathe properly so it locks the muscles and the body becomes invincible to blades. If not done properly, the fighter will become vu ...

(1 pages) 81 2 2.3 Apr/2002

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

Nutrition in mountain biking

buary 1996 pgs 82-83Walsh, Julie 'Waterworld'Bicycling August 1996 pgs 92-96 OUTLINEI. Waterworld1. Muscles produce 30-100 times more heat while riding2. Water doesn't supply calories, minerals, or vi ... contain less than 2 grams of fat per servingNutrition in Mountain BikingWhen riding a bicycle, your muscles produce 30-100 times more heatthan when your body is at rest. The body puts out this inferno ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Heart, It's Diseases, and Functions

ur doing. When at rest the heart pumps more slowly.When you run the heart rate increases to provide muscles and other tissueswith additional oxygen they need. The typical heart rate is 72 beats permin ... the pericardium and epicardiumis a small amount of fluid. This fluid makes the movement of the heartmuscles smooth. Myocardium is the heart muscle itself.AtriumsThe right atrium is a low pressure pump ...

(6 pages) 176 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Acupuncture, A Chinese medical technique

called acupuncture points. These specific spots of insertion are over neuroreceptors in underlying muscles. These needles are inserted along meridian points throughout the body; There are hundreds of ... , all serving different purposes. 'Evidence proves that needling simulates peripheral nerves in the muscles which send messages to the brain to release endorphins (morphine-like peptides in the brain) ...

(4 pages) 117 2 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Essay on 'The Great Gatsby' (Fitzergerald): the Question of Nick Carraway's Integrity

observes the lamp light that 'glinted along the paper as she turned a page with aflutter of slender muscles in her arms.' He is willing to overlook her gossipy chatterabout Tom's extra-marital affair, ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald


s which offer resistance whenswung sideways through the water add to the leverage. Incredibly large muscles areattached to the jaws. The muscles are so sturdy that when you that when you look down ala ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Mar/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Asthma, symptoms and preventions

hma is responsible forten million lost school days yearly! Asthma is caused by a verycomplex set of muscles contracting at the wrong time.Outside the bronchial tubes, there are thousands oflittle musc ... ds oflittle muscles wrapped around it. When you have anasthma attack, what happens is, these little musclescontract, which makes it hard for you to breathe. Yourchances in getting the chronic disease ...

(3 pages) 198 0 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dépistage des maladies thyroïdiennes

ides (glycogénolyse). Elles sont impliquées dans la phase de décontraction des muscles. Finalement, elles sont capables d'augmenter la diurèse et l'élimination urina ...

(7 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Muscle Growth

tips, you will not have to get up anddo anything. Any type of exercise is good for the body and muscles. Muscle growth is essential ifyou want to look better, feel better, and perform everyday ... will also sleep better then an out of shapeperson, and feel more revitalized in the morning.Muscles account for approximently 35% of the body weight in women, and about 45% of thebody weigh ...

(10 pages) 168 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


an animal's body structure is able to change during its life span. He also noticed that organs and muscles, which were used often, tended to become larger and stronger. On the contrary, the organs an ...

(4 pages) 184 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

This is a rough draft of a full report on insects including motion, respiration, excretion, feeding, internal transportation, parental care, reproduction, and interesting facts.

flying muscle to the bone, and some use the more efficient way of indirectly attaching their flying muscles to the bone.Except for a few primitive insect groups, all insects are winged or are secondar ... f the circulatory vessel is called the aorta, the hind part the heart. Contracting and relaxing the muscles surrounding the heart closes and opens valves, thus pumping blood through the aorta, and by ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An essay on the mechanism of breathing and its control.

d expiration are as follows;1)InspirationThe contraction of the diaphragm and external intercostals muscles leading to an expansion of the lungs. This expansion means there is an increase in the volum ... he lungs called inspiration or breathing in.2)ExpirationThis involves the relaxation of inspiration muscles and contraction of internal intercostals muscles decreasing the size of the lungs. This decr ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Manual Therapies in the treatment of injuries

Bones and muscles, ligaments and tendons comprise nearly 60 percent of the body. Manual medicine practitioners ... p and feel pain. An ailing hard drive, as computer users know, spells trouble. "Wiring" problems in muscles and joints can affect the entire body, sometimes surfacing as pain, hearing loss or migraine ... , hearing loss or migraines. Varieties of manual therapy range from gentle stroking and kneading of muscles and other soft tissues to deeper manual techniques. Some focus on one specific function of t ...

(7 pages) 186 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

An essay on the politics of gender roles. Examines the traditional gender roles, and women who are changing them.

ntality where trim is better despite the emotional and physical costs. The true battle here lies in muscles and strength vs. helplessness and weakness. Would being stronger make women more powerful? E ...

(3 pages) 303 0 3.3 Mar/2003

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

The Arabian Horse

of endurance. They can carry the same load as other horses for much longer distances. There slender muscles allow them to run faster and longer without over heating. In addition to its strength and be ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


hurts in the tissues covering the brain, the attaching structures at the base of the brain, and the muscles and blood vessels around the scalp, face and neck. There are two types of headaches primary ...

(2 pages) 44 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Body image in modern times and the body image in my school.

the media has changed the people's way of thinking over the years, being skinny or having a lot of muscles wasn't always an important thing, for example in ancient Asia fat men are considered good lo ... ys not just being cute, for example they can be good in sports, they can be strong, they can be big(muscles)/(size) or they can be charming, funny etc. I think this mainly comes from the fact that guy ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues