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18 Aug 2010

The FIFA World Cup Germany 2006

Thesis - 4 pages - Sports

The FIFA World Cup was the most awaited event in the calendar for all enthusiastic football fans across the world. The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world after the Olympics. According to Franz Beckenbauer, the president of the bid committee, "the organization of final match...

17 Aug 2010

Sports photography

Thesis - 2 pages - Sports

By sports photography we mean taking pictures of sporting events that involve action and movement. If the pictures are not sharp and do not depict fast movement that take place in a sequence, the purpose of a good sports photograph will not be achieved. That exciting movement of action must be...

17 Aug 2010

Fitness experiment

Thesis - 3 pages - Sports

This experiment's goal is to find out if people who exercise regularly are truly “fitter” than those who don't exercise regularly. Since a person's level of cardiovascular fitness can be measured through his/her heart rates, we believe that the people who are fitter will need less time...

23 Jun 2010

The 2012 summer Olympic Games

Thesis - 6 pages - Sports

The Olympic Games was first started in the year 776 BC, according to inscriptions in Olympia. The origin of the games is mysterious. The Olympic Games was started by Heracles, who first called the game “Olympic” and established the custom of holding it every four years. The first modern...

04 Mar 2010

Strategic management assessment: Barclays Premier League & Manchester United

Thesis - 9 pages - Sports

The last decade has seen has radical transformation of the UK football industry, with economic indicators pointing to football has a viable business model (Johnson et al, 2008, p.20). A prime example of this is the Barclays sponsorship of the Premier League, who has recently announced a...

30 Nov 2009

An analysis of nutritional requirement for athletes

Thesis - 9 pages - Sports

This paper examines the nutritional needs of the athletes. Though there are numerous sports, this paper evaluates Marathon and racing as the example of stressing the importance in athletes. This paper is designed to provide recommendations for British Athletes during the Olympic Games to be held...

30 Nov 2009

An analysis of drug abuse in sports: Why sportsmen resort to drugs to enhance their performance?

Thesis - 4 pages - Sports

Athletes face tremendous pressure to succeed during an event. They are not only pressurized by their peers but from external groups like fans, family etc. At times this pressure becomes extremely difficult to tolerate and affects the performance of the athlete. The high expectations from them...

30 Nov 2009

Evaluation of sports development as a policy initiative for the benefit of the society

Thesis - 7 pages - Sports

There is no denying the fact that sports contribute significantly to the development of the society on the whole. Sports education is considered to be the integral part of education. The role of sport development officer assumes significance since he is responsible for planning, implementation...

14 Sep 2009

George Best (22nd May 1946 - 25th November 2005)

Thesis - 3 pages - Sports

George Best was born in East Belfast on 22nd May 1946. Even from a young age his parents, Anne and Dickie, acknowledged George's passion for football. He was a Northern Ireland International football player. He was married twice with Angela Douglas-James who died in 1986 and with Alex...

14 Aug 2009

Principles, values and ethics in sports

Thesis - 14 pages - Sports

A Principle is a basic truth, law or policy. Principles are standards that define moral behavior. A principle in sport might be that the officials treat all equally on the field of play. Values are ideals that form the basis of actions and beliefs. Values in sport include enjoyment, quality of...

14 Aug 2009

The principles of sports coaching

Thesis - 10 pages - Sports

The major goal of any sports coach is to maximise the potential of the individuals or performers. This unit helps you learn the roles, skills and qualities of a successful sports coach and the knowledge and responsibilities of a sports coach are covered. Historically sport coaching has...

13 Aug 2009

Sports doping and performance enhancing supplements

Thesis - 5 pages - Sports

As I embark on my journey of college swimming, there are several things to expect. There is what many believe to be,” glamour's” that come along with being a Division I collegiate athlete. The state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, the top of the line gear and endorsements,...

12 Aug 2009

Does lifting weights regularly mean more success for baseball players?

Thesis - 6 pages - Sports

Athletics have changed dramatically over the last century, with an obvious assurance that these will continue to change as long as athletes strive to be the best. The most competitive athletes will often do practically anything to boost performance in hopes of being on top. ...

17 May 2009

The British passion for sports: Its particularities and its limits

Thesis - 8 pages - Sports

The former British athlete Sebastian Coe declared on the 12th November that “he wanted to tap into United Kingdom's passion for sports” by presenting the London Olympic bid. It is indeed undeniable that sports have a significant place in British society. There are at least 36...

12 May 2009

Football and globalization

Thesis - 12 pages - Sports

“The world is a global village in which everything tends to be known. Or at least, can be known. Universal references exist, people who can be identified at once from Tokyo to Berlin, via Los Angeles, Dakar, Buenos Aires or Melbourne. But football is the most globalized phenomenon. Georges...

07 May 2009

International professional experience, IPEX, Brant lake Camp, program ICCP YMCA

Thesis - 6 pages - Sports

From the 6th of June to the 24th of August I was working in Brant Lake Camp as a kitchen staff. Brant Lake Camp is located in New York's Adirondack State Park about four hours driving time north of New York City. Brant Lake Camp is located on a 6-mile long, crystal clear lake, nested in New...

24 Apr 2009

Essays on (1. Causes and ways of preventing common injuries in male senior soccer) and (2. The examination of the systems of play and the underlying principles of play that featured in the successful execution of a goal.)

Thesis - 7 pages - Sports

Essay 1. - It is a well known fact that no athlete wants to have an injury, no matter how small or large the effects are on the individual's sporting performance and total fitness. This essay attempts to identify common injuries, the causes of these injuries and ways of prevention within...

24 Apr 2009

Observation and analysis of attacking play in soccer.

Thesis - 6 pages - Sports

This essay analyzes the players in possession (attackers) shown in the video clip provided. It provides a description and analysis of the performance and addresses the basic techniques, skills and principles of play evident. It attempts to illustrate how the passage of play by the attackers could...

24 Apr 2009

Sports injuries within the sport of male senior football

Thesis - 5 pages - Sports

During the dissertation study it is intended to investigate and discover if male senior football players are more prone to injury during pre-season rather than in season and if so why. Braham, et al (2003) stated that ‘17% (1025) of the total number of injuries over the two seasons...

18 Mar 2009

The National pastime

Thesis - 5 pages - Sports

Under the clouds and the summer sun the excitement in no way fails, the craze never stops and the fun on no account ends. The National Pastime's roots can be traced as early as the 18th century, the sensation still continues and marks its own way to the heart and soul of everyone. Who...

12 Mar 2009

Steroids and sport

Thesis - 8 pages - Sports

The idea of doping in sport is not a new one, in fact it is said to have roots as far back as 1876 when a highly regarded Professor of medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland took some athletes from his university into the mountains to introduce them to the South American coca leaves (the root source of...

12 Jan 2006

Bodybuilding and its Influence upon American Sport

Thesis - 14 pages - Sports

American sports have evolved from the simple folk games and premodern pastimes of the colonial era to the highly complex, commercial spectacles of the early twenty-first century. (For the purposes of this essay sports are defined as competitive athletic games that demand a significant degree of...