Essays Tagged: "Physical fitness"

Artificial Turf: A Dangerous Playing Surface

tural grass in the modern sports world. Born in the 1960's out of a military project to improve the physical fitness of urban teenagers, AstroTurf,along with its foreign and domestic impostors that we ...

(7 pages) 81 1 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

It's about the benefits for old people exercising!

contraction of skeletal muscle. The term is usually used in reference to any activity that promotes physical fitness (Encarta, exercise). Aging is inevitable, but exercise can help you live a longer h ... t to be an adult. Then, once you've been an adult for a while, you'd do anything to be young again. Physical exercise is one "anything" a person can do to not only feel young but to physiologically sl ...

(7 pages) 182 2 3.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What are the essential ingredients to a successful military leader? Please draw your essay from the Taylor/Rosenbach text.

e ingredients of successful military leaders:[from Rigdway] Self-Disciplined; Willing to Sacrifice; Physically and Morally Courageous; Opposing Orders (when justified); Maintaining Physical Fitness; P ... ate for a formation once and learned that the welfare of my troops ALWAYS came before my own. I was physically and morally courageous, standing up for what I believed in, even if it went against "comm ...

(5 pages) 123 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Ernest Hemingway.

r Hall. Hemingway was raised with the conservative midwestern values of strong religion, hard work, physical fitness and self-determination. In Michigan Ernest with his father, Dr. Clarence Hemingway ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Importance of Children in Sports.

The Importance of Children in SportsPhysical fitness is one of the most important aspects of sustaining a healthy and happy lifestyle. I ... ng a healthy and happy lifestyle. It is universally known that every human being needs some kind of physical activity in order to maintain both a healthy body composition and healthy systems of the bo ... tems. It is the responsibility of every individual to take care of their body and to recognize that physical fitness is crucial in everyone's life. Many people today, including those in the stressful ...

(5 pages) 101 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

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

Safe and Smart Physical ActivitiesIt is important to be prepared for physical activity. A beginner needs to be medi ... d for physical activity. A beginner needs to be medically ready. Anyone should be ready for extreme physical conditions, self assessments, and injuries. One of the most fun and important forms of phys ... and injuries. One of the most fun and important forms of physical activity is games. You can obtain physical fitness by playing games.Before you start a game or a sport, you should make sure that you ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A Scientific Look at Cardiovascular Fitness

AbstractThis scientific paper explores the human cardiovascular system as it relates to physicalfitness and heart rate.IntroductionAs an early part of our study of a science, we need to al ... a minute when we're at rest. Resting heart rate usually rises with age, and it's generally lower in physically fit people. Resting heart rate is used to determine one's training target heart rate. Ath ...

(2 pages) 90 1 2.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Stress Management

Health and Fitness3, April, 2004Stress ManagementPhysical fitness and wellness go together; you can not have one with out the other. You can be in sh ... ave one with out the other. You can be in shape but not be well, just as you can be well and not be physically fit. There are safety rules you should follow when getting into shape or staying in shape ...

(1 pages) 68 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Health and wellnes in the workplace

Good health and physical wellness is important in today's workplace. Healthy employees' in the workplace can lead to ... to a more productive company. Many employers have adopted changes in companies worldwide to include physical fitness and wellness courses for their workforce. Helping employees establish and maintain ... alized the importance of good health and wellness in the workforce. More companies are implementing physical fitness and wellness into the structure of the company. With increasing evidence supporting ...

(4 pages) 242 0 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Spartan Society to The Battle of Leutra

connecting them to the rest of GreeceB) What are TWO roles of Spartan women?- Lycurgus states that physical fitness is the "most important activity of freeborn women", producing healthy offspring bei ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Defining "The Right Stuff" by Tom Wolfe This was an essay I submitted for English 102. The topic of the essay is a definintion of the concept of the "right stuff" as explained in Tom Wolfe's book.

described by author Tom Wolfe, is meant to be talents and qualities of the most elite like bravery, physical fitness, mental fortitude, and raw talent. These men were capable of doing what it takes to ... in he talks about the "feeling of rays from that righteous aura and that primal force, the power of physical courage and manly honor" (214). Finally Wolfe states, "Even the President would become mere ...

(3 pages) 78 0 2.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stages of Adulthood - Descriptions and Categories

oblems may linger, such as loneliness, isolation, poor health.Young adulthood is the time when peak physical fitness is generally experienced. Physical growth starts to taper off, but mentally there i ... nking and lack of exercise.Middle adulthood is the time when it is common that life is at its best. Physically, body starts to slow down, which means that if proper remedies are sought the declining h ...

(2 pages) 73 0 5.0 Sep/2006

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

Introduction - Physical Fitness Standards in Law Enforcement

Introduction / Statement of the Problem:The concept of physical fitness is of great importance to all people who want to lead ahigh quality life, perform a ... h quality life, perform at an optimum level and lead a life free from illness. Theidea of leading a physically fit life is an absolute necessity when an occupationrequires the ability to respond physi ... when an occupationrequires the ability to respond physically. In the occupation of law enforcement physicalfitness is a proven component of a law enforcement officer's readiness and one of theofficer ...

(12 pages) 95 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

PE review on amount of time spent active in class

Researchers are studying the amount of actual time spent in gym classes doing physical activities. They have found that on average students are spending about 16 minutes being ac ... he rising obesity among school children many states are introducing new bills to increase or reform physical education.A federal initiative called Healthy People 2010 has been implemented to improve p ... of time that students waste being inactive during P.E. class.The National Association of Sports and Physical Education suggests that, for middle and high school students, at least 45 minutes per day b ...

(3 pages) 60 1 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Spirometry and Physical Fitness Test

d expiratory volume in the first second from a maximum inspiration) (ALA, 1).The Schneider test for physical fitness is a test devised to measure pulse rates before and after exercise. The importance ... tal Capacity46334400Inspiratory Capacity29333100Inspiratory Reserve Volume15672500Results:Schneider Physical Fitness TestPulse RateScoreReclining Pulse703Standing Pulse Rate803Pulse Rate on Standing83 ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

My Standard Of Living

ch the age of 20, I will take the written part of the testing. If passed I will then move on to the physical fitness part of the training. After all of this is completed I will then move on to the aca ...

(4 pages) 855 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pesonal Fitness Program

just being beautiful, thin, muscular, with good eating habits. The definition of being fit is being physically and mentally sound. But to be physically fit you need five components they are: Strength, ... always include these in your own fitness programs. Being fit also involves four parts and they are: Physical Fitness, Emotionally Fit, Mentally Fit and Socially Fit.Physical Section My Goals: 1. Becom ...

(9 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Philosophy of Education

that a well-rounded, complete, and competent individual needed to be trained not only mentally, but physically as well. The Atheniansenjoyed great successes in their civilization until they stopped em ... pes my educational philosophy. My personal philosophy of education is to engage my students insafe, physical and educational activities, such as team sports and individual physical fitness tasks that ...

(1 pages) 127 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Long-distance Cycling

the excitement of speed, and you certainly don¡¦t need to go to a gym to maintain your physical health. Long-distance cycling can provide all that. It is a sport that can provide a person ... hat can provide a personal sense of accomplishment, a way for you to enjoy the outdoors, and attain physical fitness at the same time. To achieve the above feelings, there are several steps you need t ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stan Hywet Hall

d it represents a wealthy American family in the early 1900's. It also represents business, nature, physical fitness, and cultural art in every aspect of its architecture. The attention to detail that ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.8 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists