Essays Tagged: "sports injuries"

A Skeptic's Guide to Sports Medicine

'A Skeptic's Guide to Sports Medicine'Nov. 22, 1996Many times put all of our trust in a man, or woman, to diagnose an inju ... s for your weekend football injury, there are some things you should consider:' Many injuries, even sports injuries don't require asports specialist' If you do require a sports medicine specialist, fi ... ey are well versed in the repair of bone, cartilage , and muscle. So when should you consult with a sports medicine doctor? It's like this, whenever you have an injury , any injury, that interferes wi ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sports Injuries and the effects of exercise addiction on the body.Also looking at the female eating disorders relating them to sports

Sports InjuriesAddiction is the condition of being habitually or compulsively occupied with or invol ... ssive/compulsive behaviour with exercise.High incidence of eating disorders also occur in endurance sports that emphasize low body weights such as running, cycling and cross country skiing; sports tha ... untry skiing; sports that have weight classifications such as wrestling, horse racing and crew; and sports were the clothing is revealing such as swimming, volleyball, track, cheerleading and bodybuilding.

(8 pages) 105 0 2.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Supreme Court cases who's decisions have greatly impacted society. (Veronia vs. Acton (1995), Planned Parenthood vs. Casey (1992), Lee vs. Weisman (1991), and United States vs. Lopez (1995).

that athletes were deeply involved in the drug culture and that this involvement increased risk for sports injuries. The school district responded, at first, with classes about drugs, guest speakers, ...

(4 pages) 106 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A World of Pain

Quirico MontesMr. JimenezResearch Paper16 February 2004World of HurtFor as long as sports have been around, so have sports injuries. An athlete's worst enemy is an injury. Injuries ar ... Injuries are prevented whenever possible by the use of protective gear and padding in many contact sports. However, an athlete is never 100% safe from injury. Whenever an athlete gets injured, that a ... ury in order to be able to return and to compete in that sport. The treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries vary according to location and severity, and also shorten the period of healing for ...

(7 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Various Sports Injuries and their Treatment

There are many different kinds of sports one can play, and all of them have some risk to playing them. When someone plays a sport, tha ... n injury. The knee is the area with the most frequent injuries, taking up fifty-five percent of all sports injuries. The shoulder accounts for twenty percent, while the elbow accounts for seven. Concu ... displacement of the knee. The meniscus can be torn by being bent or twisted while participating in sports or everyday activity. When a meniscus is torn the knee will appear swollen. The knee will als ...

(6 pages) 75 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

People can learn lessons from unexpected sources

tennis, how watching a mosh pit has inspired me and how the habit of gaming has changed me.Whether sports injuries heal or not, they often teach us a meaningful life lesson. Sometimes people view the ... my leg ligament during table tennis practice and I ended up being in a wheel chair for two months. Sports injuries are caqused by poor training practices, improper gear, not being in proper condition ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.2 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Physiotherapy, Injury, Rehabilitation And Educatio

¡¥A physiotherapist is actively involved in the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of sports injuries.¡¦ (Taylor and Taylor 1988, P12).The importance of a physiotherapist is ... (Taylor and Taylor 1988, P12).The importance of a physiotherapist is none more important than in a sports context. As sport, with all its inherent risks, leads to injury at one time or another for ne ...

(11 pages) 26 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports