Essays Tagged: "student athletes"

Why student athletes have become violently competitve. A Cause and Effect essay. Essay has factual evidence & reference to support.

Why Student Athletes Have Become Violently Competitive?Like father, like son, some say. During a boys ju ...

(4 pages) 298 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Ironman" by Chris Crutcher.

im a hard time just about all the time. The coach was simply doing his job. Most coaches push their student athletes to excel in their sport and to improve at that activity. Just about all football co ...

(3 pages) 64 0 2.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Drug testing

Against Drug Testing of Student AthletesNothing in the Constitution allows random urinalysis testing for students participat ... random urinalysis testing for students participating in interscholastic athletics. Such testing of students has not been proven beneficial to the students or the sports programs. More and more school ... thletes for drug use, and so far, they are divided on the question of when and why schools may test student athletes for drugs. Laws vary from state to state, in part because some state constitutions ...

(5 pages) 135 0 4.7 Jan/2004

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

Current Views of Univerity Sport and its Athlete

society generally views university sport as having a negative effect on the academic performance of student athletes, studies done in Canada and the United States show the exact opposite. Participatio ... ersity students in sport has a positive effect on the level of their academic achievements.Although student athletes have to deal with a full academic course load, plus their commitment to practices a ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Principal makes the right call"

nt to the front office to talk to the principal about the team profanity in the locker room.Thesis: Student athletes should respect their coaches.The principal decision to cancel the remaining two gam ... the young men a difficult but important lesson about the kind of behavior that expected from adults.Student athletes need to learn how to tackle adversity in life. You are going to be knocked down. I ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Extracurricular Sports Should Satisfy State Physical Education Requirement

Track,football,soccer,baseball,basketball, and other sports attract dedicated student athletes who often pratice every day after school and then participate in weekend games.Shou ... his policy doesn't make any sense. Instead the Montgomery County plublic high schools should exempt student athletes from taking P.E. classes.First of all, partiipating in extracurricular sport meets ... tic skilled.A second reason to change the policy is that the physical education requirements forces students to give up an elective class period. High school students can generally choose only eight e ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

College Basketball

ough the thousands of applicants each school year, they do not take into consideration the toll the students' freshman year will have; they accept students because of their prior performance and poten ... rmance and potential. Yet when athletes are given scholarships to play sports, Dean Smith wants the student-athletes to sit out their freshman year. Throughout his essay, Dean Smith appeals to logic, ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Drug Testing In High Schools

he school had banned. Families, friends, and fans were unaware the school had permission to suspend student athletes from athletics for taking illegal drugs. Should drug testing be allowed in school a ... allowed in school athletic programs? Who should be tested - athletes, clubs, band members, or every student? Some people think that drug-testing programs is the answer for those who are drug users. Dr ...

(8 pages) 76 0 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

NCAA Rulings: Are the rules put on a College athlete constitutional?

I think the NCAA is morally justified in its ruling that colleges and universities can not pay its student athletes, although the institution can make as much money as it can on ticket sales. I belie ... ollar. I have heard advocates for the other side of my position, in which they say the sport is the students job and since the school makes money from these events they should the share those profits ...

(1 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Student athletes

r this, those athletes you see on your TV are not really hundred percent athletes they are actually student before they were ever considered athletes. In a matter of fact, they are even called student ... sidered athletes. In a matter of fact, they are even called student athletes. Notice that the term "student" came before the term "athlete". Being an student athlete can be harder than just being an a ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Busy Athletes

Assiduous Athletes Not many people know the onus of being a student athlete in college. This burden set on them has caused the graduation rate of scholarship pl ... ut fifty percent from 1995 to 1998. In order to be eligible to play, the athletes must be full-time students , which means taking at least twelve units a semester. Because these athletes are taking so ... hen add up the amount of practice their sport requires and I doubt they will find a second to rest. Student athletes are the hardest working students in college.Most student athletes have a demanding ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Injuries in High School Athletics

ut 7.2 million teenagers participate in high school athletics and a reported number of 1,442,533 US student athletes get injured. Nobody wants to get an injury because when you do you either have to s ... e setting. But what could be the cause of so many injuries? Some say that their coaches are pushing student athletes too hard. Many athletics have the mind set to “win at all costs.” With th ...

(3 pages) 48 0 1.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Essay on Personal Motivator (Never Give Up)

classes that day, it was such a relief. That teacher was Mr. Waddell, he was a favorite among most students attending Warner Robins High School. However, other students would make unfounded comments ... he is gay,? or ?he likes young girls,? but I didn?t believe any of it. He especially had a way with student athletes. I played varsity basketball as a freshman which was definitely not my choice.Mr. W ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Ethics at School

Education Promote Plagiarism?As the demand for distance education becomes increasingly popular many students, teachers and institutions are concerned that academic dishonesty continues to rise. Studen ... itional classroom environment or an online forum. However, does the online forum make it easier for students to cheat their way to a degree?When in an online classroom the class size is typically smal ...

(7 pages) 72 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Require Drug Testing- Research Paper, Includes sources, MLA format

enforcement (Mawdsley 617). At a local high school with a drug testing program that randomly tests students involved in sports, a football player tested positive for marijuana and was sent to a schoo ... nd returned completely clean and has not used since. In other words, consequences have an impact on students when it comes to not using drugs. Without a question, consequences for drug use will and ha ...

(8 pages) 34 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Study For the Test

School systems throughout the country have employed different methods to curb drug use of their students. Things such as security cameras, random searches, drug sniffing dogs, and metal detectors ... dom searches, drug sniffing dogs, and metal detectors have all been employed in the struggle to end student drug use. However, none of these methods are more controversial and widely used than drug te ...

(4 pages) 15 1 4.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Sports & Film - Coach Carter

is/her impact and connection to the theme.The main character is Coach Ken Carter. Carter pushes his student athletes to strive in education rather then solely depending on basketball. By locking up th ... ng games, Coach Carter shows how serious education is, rather than numbers on the court, making the students better their grades in order to play.3. What is the sport issue? How has this issue been se ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2010

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