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Each of the five continental volleyball confederations has at least one affiliated national federation involved in the Olympic Games (Montgomery p 20).
The U.S.S.. won men's gold in both 1964 and 1968. After taking bronze in 1964 and silver in 1968, Japan finally won the gold for men's volleyball in 1972. Women's gold went to Japan in 1964 and again in 1976. That year, the backrow attack allowed Poland to win the men's competition over the Soviets. With the U.S.S.. boycotting the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the U.S. was able to sweep Brazil in the finals for the men's gold medal and Italy won its first medal, foreshadowing a rise in prominence for their volleyball teams.
In 1985, for the first time, a Volleyball representative (FIVB President Acosta) was named for an IOC Commission - the prestigious Olympic Movement Commission. (fib+vb 2006)
At the 1988 Games, the U.S. men's team….
AVP announces 2006 Schedule. Volleyball World Wide. Retrieved February 3, 2007 at http://volleyball.org/ .
FIVB. (2005). www.fivb.orgOfficial Volleyball Rules 2005. Paris: FIVB Federation Internationale de Volleyball.
FIVB. (2006). Official Volleyball Rules, New Edition 2005-2008. Paris: FIVB Federation Internationale de Volleyball.
Hammond, S. (2007). Advice for New Coaches: About Volleyball. Retrieved February 3, 2007 at http://volleyball.about.com/ .
"(Mitchell, and Mason 218)
The above quote is also true for volleyball. Volleyball is a sport that plays on teamwork, movement, hand eye coordination, and endurance. Not only is it important to hit a ball back and forth over a net, without the team working as a single unit the same is sure to be lost. Congruency is necessary among the team players and their techniques.
It was in 1665 that the young Isaac Newton retreated to the family farm at Lincolnshire to escape an outbreak of the plague at Cambridge University, where he was attending classes as an undergraduate. hile in his temporary self-imposed exile, Newton began to think about the nature of space and time and motion. Over the course of the next 2 years, this young man, who had not been a particularly impressive student at college, constructed a magnificent intellectual edifice, offering the world a vision of….
Broer, Marion R. Efficiency of Human Movement. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1966.
Mitchell, Elmer D., and Bernard S. Mason. The Theory of Play. New York a.S. Barnes, 1934.
Oglesby, Carole a., et al., eds. Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1998.
Weaver, Jefferson Hane. Conquering Calculus: The Easy Road to Understanding Mathematics. New York: Plenum Press, 1998.
This aspect is greatly leveraged upon by Sport2Sport as different target populations share their experiences on company's Facebook page. There is also an aspect of quick customer response having the potential of going viral over the internet. This makes companies such as Sport2Sport to focus on customer satisfaction and prompt response. Although it may seem untraditional not to focus on traditional advertising and marketing mediums, the paradigm shift in approach to marketing and advertisement has led this agency to effectively spend their marketing budget on online campaigns and maintenance of web-presence.
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Better Business Bureau (BBB) has reported that Sport2Sport is a limited liability company (LLC) with its current rating at A-. The highest possible rating that an agency can get with BBB is A+ (BBB Business eview, 2013). The length of time that the firm is in business is the only potentially negative factor reported by the BBB.….
Annual Report. (2013). Sport2Sport Limited Liability Company Annual Report. DEPARTMNET of the SECRETARY of STATE, North Carolina NC. Retrieved from: [ http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/soskb.web.mvc/search/Filings/9433134 ]
BBB Business Review. (2013). Better Business Bureau: Business Review Sport2Sport LLC. Retrieved from: [ http://www.bbb.org/raleigh-durham/business-reviews/sports-and-recreation/sport2sport-in-cary-nc-90205195 ]
CNN Money. (2012). Best Places to Live. Retrieved from: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/best-places/2012/snapshots/PL3710740.html
Facebook.com/CarySport2Sport. ( n.d). Sport2Sport. Retrieved from: [ https://www.facebook.com/CarySport2Sport ]
This has been most apparent through my work to obtain my education certification. In conjunction with this certification, I had the opportunity to work with a middle school aged student in a one-on-one tutoring situation. I brought different materials, and worked with the student once a week in preparation for a state examination. Not only was I able to help the student improve academically at the end of the lessons, but also I impacted him on a personal level. The eighth grader did not spend all of our time together speaking about academics, but also brought personal problems to me for assessment. He said that he struggled with being organized, and also confessed to being bullied. I advised the student to stop procrastinating and confront the bully verbally without anger. The student reported academic success, in addition to noting that the bully had stopped interfering with his studies. This….
They ae thee to play and not to show off thei bodies.
Female athletes with lage body size will find discomfots in the tightly fitted unifoms. This then pesents poblem to safety. The female athletes who will not be at ease to the equied unifom could not focus on the game she is playing. She will, fom time to time, ty to eaange, pull o push some pats o the gament whee she thinks she needs to be coveed. With such attention that will be given to the gament, how can it be assued that the athlete will be safe in pefoming on he spoting event?
Lastly, female athletes who have lage body size will not be motivated to join any spoting activities anymoe because of the fea fo negative judgments fom the cowd and the media. The spots aena is becoming moe of an aea fo the body image issues.….
references of college women basketball players. Master's Thesis
Ford, S., & Feather, B. (May, 1993). Women's basketball uniform analysis. Final report presented to Russell Athletic Corporation.
Gitlin Cara. (November 2000). "Male gawkers have all the fun." The John Hopkins News Letter.
Girls Skip Meals to be like Skinny Models." news.bbc.co.uk. 04 Feb. 2003. BBC Newsround. 8 Aug. 2005. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/uk/newsid_2726000/2726279.stm
Hellmich, Nanci..usatoday.com. "Do thin models warp girls' body image?" 26 September 2006. USA Today. 30 Nov. 2006. http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2006-09-25-thin-models_x.htm
Hip rotation, base stability, and the efficient transfer of weight are the primary determinants of ball velocity, not arm strength.
That soft-tissue injuries should be immediately treated with ice, elevated, and compressed. The sooner first-aid is applied, the less the injury will swell and the less recovery time will be necessary, everything else being equal. Heat therapy in any form and anti-inflammatory drugs containing aspirin should be avoided for at least 48 hours because they increase bleeding and the corresponding swelling.
That there are more members of my communities in need than I was aware and that I may take certain advantages in my life for granted because so many people do not have them.
That certain behaviors and attitudes that I previously associated with my culture are actually quite common to other cultures. They reflect the way cultural identity manifests itself in general rather than any specific culture. In….
Insomuch, I have worked closely with customers on a myriad of issues to ensure their needs were met. Such concern for my constituents has transcended to an elevated level of service for individuals in the healthcare field.
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Although I may not be a traditional candidate, I have always worked hard to attain my goals. egardless if goals seemed to be unreachable, I have always persevered in the most trying of conditions. Pierce (2003) defines nursing quite well, "Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, the prevention of illness and injury, and the alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response and advocacy in the care of individuals families, communities, and populations. Moreover, nursing addresses the organizational, social, economic, legal, and political factors within the healthcare system and society. These and other factors affect the cost, access, and quality of health….
Cafazzo, D. (n.d). Nurses will be charting own futures. The News Tribune, D.1.
Hensick, J. (1996). Guest editorial. Our contract with America: Nursing's social policy statement. Michigan Nurse, 69(5), 3.
Kagan, S.H. (2004). The advanced practice nurse in an aging society. Nurse Practitioner,
" here, I worked part-time as a translator and interpreter. It was indeed a magnificent experience to work with members of this demanding theatrical profession. Every day was a constant surprise and a constant challenge to my linguistic abilities. I had to put works of great emotion, the off-stage as well as the on-stage monologues, of these fine actors into comprehensible form, structure, and prose for the delight and edification of others and for audiences of all ages.
his constant, daily, living act of translation also highlighted for me the delicate balance between subjectivity and objectivity in the art of translating another's words and thoughts into another language and cultural system of ideas. Beyond decoding the meaning of the source text or voice, and recoding it into the language and meaning of another text and voice, I learned that in the immediacy of life there is always an element between the….
This is even more important for someone in a specific field, as in medical and scientific translation, as often words have a different meaning in the technical lexicon of the profession or a discipline then they do in more colloquial usage. For much as I enjoyed my tenure with the theatrical company, for me, even more gratifying than making the arts understandable is the ability to make the often difficult and frightening world of medicine and science comprehensible. To see my knowledge of a language bring comprehension, the understanding of the 'yes, I see,' or the 'a-ha' in the eyes of another is as satisfying as landing a well-spiked volleyball over the net, another of my favorite leisure time pursuits, or of hearing applause while standing on the stage.
My knowledge of technical subjects and fluency in the language of scientific technology has been honed through my computer knowledge and my proficiency in technical languages. I am fluent in Windows98, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Explorer, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Publisher, Photoshop, and I have a good knowledge of HTML programming and the languages involved in web design.
Translation, regardless of the language and the lexicon -- scientific, computer, medical, or artistic -- is about the conveyance of meaning as perfectly as possible into a language and a manner understandable to another person's language and lexicon. To be a translator is to be the human facilitator in the process of creating meaning and bridges between cultures. It is a skill I have performed in the past, and one that I hope to further sharpen and perfect, in school and in my professional life.
Achieving Your Goals
The alarm is set for 7 AM, but my little girl woke me up early today to remind me of the exam. I jump out of bed without a hint of grogginess and head downstairs to put on the coffee and help my daughter get ready for school. All the while I smile to myself and try to calm my nerves. Opening the kitchen window, I take a deep breath of the fresh spring air. I have visualized this moment for years, during which I studied diligently for my radiology certificate. Although I love teaching at public school I finally made a decision last year to fulfill the other half of my dream. Drawn to the health professions as well as to education, I know that I can balance my two careers without stressing out. I managed to secure a part-time job teaching at a private school so….
Competitive sports participation opportunities for children continue to grow. Nowadays, children begin their regular sport participation between the ages of 4 to 8 years. Most children enjoy sports and show great enthusiasm for participation. However, the situation changes when young athletes get involved in the elite-level championships organized and directed by adults. Children's play becomes transformed from informal playground games to highly organized sporting events that mirror adult professional sports.
The effects of such intensive training and participation in elite-level competition on young athletes have been investigated. However, most of the research has been devoted to athletes above 10 years of age who are involved in individual sports. Little has been done to explore the impact of the elite-level competition on children under 10 years old participating in team sports.
Indeed, the idea that organized, supervised athletic competition benefits pre-pubertal children is very controversial. However, since more and more pre-adolescent….
AAP. "Organized Athletics for Preadolescent Children." Pediatrics 84, 1989:583-4.
Ad Hoc Committee on Sports and Children of the FIMS Education Commission. Sports and children. Position stand of the International Federation of Sports Medicine and World Health Organization on "Organized Sport for Children." Olympic Coach, Summer 1997: 6-8.
Backx, F. "Injuries in persons and high-risk sports; a longitudinal study of 1,818 school
Children." The American Journal of Sports Medicine 19, 1991:124-30.
Modeling and Mental Practice
There has been much research regarding modeling (also called observational learning) and mental practice, also -- and perhaps more commonly -- known as imagery. Mental practice is also known as mental rehearsal and visuo-motor rehearsal, although these terms are much less commonly used in the literature assessed here. The current research question is:
Does modeling, when combined with mental practice and physical practice, have a grater effect than the combination of mental practice and physical practice on the learning of a novel motor skill?
The literature accessed tends not to make much distinction between modeling and mental practice, and it tends also not to assess the addition of these factor as an intensifier per se of the physical learning of a motor skill, or at least, does not quantify the impact precisely. However, previous research into motor skills vis-a-vis modeling and mental practice does point the way to more….
Glisky, M.L., Williams, J.M., & Kihlstrom, J.F. (1996). Internal and external mental imagery perspectives and performance on two tasks. Journal of Sport Behavior, 19(1), 3+. Retrieved November 14, 2005, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o& ; d=5002278837
Jax, S.A., Rosenbaum, D.A., Vaughan, J., & Meulenbroek, R.G. (2003). Computational motor control and human factors: Modeling movements in real and possible environments. Human Factors, 45(1), 5+. Retrieved November 14, 2005, from Questia database:
Cast Away: A Portrait of the Human Condition under Extreme Stress
Human beings under extreme amounts of stress will engage in some of the most fascinating behavior, though behavior that exudes a certain commonality emerging within the human condition. Scholars of human behavior manifesting within extreme circumstances have looked at survivors of the Holocaust, refugees, war prisoners and others in comparable situations and examined how common patterns of behavior will emerge when a human being is under extreme stress. This paper will discuss some of the major themes of the human experience as demonstrated in the film Cast Away by Robert Zemeckis (2000).
The film Cast Away revolves around a work-obsessed executive at FedEx named Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) whose plane crashes over the Pacific Ocean when he is on his way to Malaysia for work (Zemeckis & Zemeckis, 2000). Noland ends up being the only person who lives through the plane….
A parks recreational leader can encourage visitors through a brochure or other handout to talk with their doctors about their health and wellness. On the other hand, park recreational leaders can also talk with healthcare providers and team up. By doing this, recreational parks may provide some tests for visitors, like blood pressure checks or physical fitness and body mass index checks that offer visitors or those staying at the recreational facility an opportunity to find out whether they are in shape, and if not, what they can do about it.
Park leaders can also organize events like marathon races or shorter races like a 3k race for children and adults with various small prizes or tokens like a ribbon for the leader. They can encourage visitors to fill out forms or surveys where they would have an opportunity to write down what types of physical fitness activities they would….
Allen, L. (2005 Mar) Becoming good sports: professionals need to exercise their power by helping community youth develop through parks and recreation. Parks & Recreation Online, Available: BNet Research Center, March: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1145/is_3_40/ai_n13787656
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Organizational performance depends upon employee performance and understand that employees perform better when they are proud of the companies they represent (Shermach, 2006). "
Human resource management departments must continue to recognize the importance of conducting business in the most ethical foundation possible. It is what builds company loyalty and it allows employees to trust their human resource management members when things occur and layoffs or other consolidation possibilities become reality. If human resource management team members have consistently maintained high ethical standards in all they say and do the employees will trust them to make the best decisions possible, and to be honest about what the future holds. Without the ethical standard and reputation the company morale can reach an all time low which in turn drives down production and produces a significant drop in the bottom line.
The basics of business ethics is really the basis for any ethical consideration….
Shermach, Kelly (2006) Businesses' community focus benefits employees, bottom line.
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Sullivan, John (2006) HR goes MIA at HP; the inaction, or mis-action, by HR during and after a corporate scandal can have a greater financial impact than the scandal itself.(human resource management at Hewlett-Packard Co.)(Missing in Action)(Column) Workforce Management
Establishing ASEAN Defence Interaction Programmes
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Charter was formally adopted by the leaders of the ten Member States on 20 November 2007. Although the general original idea of an ASEAN Charter was proposed by Malaysia in 2004, it was not until 2005 that the decision to formulate the Charter was formally adopted at the Eleventh ASEAN Summit. In order to successfully transform the ASEAN Member States into an ASEAN Community, though, a number of structural changes are needed in its institutional framework.
More specifically, the idea to propose the establishment of various Defence Interaction Programmes by the (ASEAN) ten Member States is based on the recognition that that most ASEAN Member States already have their own interaction programmes undertaken at bilateral level. Having noted that ASEAN Member States have established their own interaction programmes at bilateral level, it is therefore necessary to elevate these activities to….
Each of the five continental volleyball confederations has at least one affiliated national federation involved in the Olympic Games (Montgomery p 20). The U.S.S.. won men's gold in both…Read Full Paper ❯
"(Mitchell, and Mason 218) The above quote is also true for volleyball. Volleyball is a sport that plays on teamwork, movement, hand eye coordination, and endurance. Not only is…Read Full Paper ❯
This aspect is greatly leveraged upon by Sport2Sport as different target populations share their experiences on company's Facebook page. There is also an aspect of quick customer response…Read Full Paper ❯
This has been most apparent through my work to obtain my education certification. In conjunction with this certification, I had the opportunity to work with a middle school…Read Full Paper ❯
They ae thee to play and not to show off thei bodies. Female athletes with lage body size will find discomfots in the tightly fitted unifoms. This then pesents…Read Full Paper ❯
Black Studies - Philosophy
Hip rotation, base stability, and the efficient transfer of weight are the primary determinants of ball velocity, not arm strength. Cheerleading That soft-tissue injuries should be immediately treated with ice,…Read Full Paper ❯
Health - Nursing
Insomuch, I have worked closely with customers on a myriad of issues to ensure their needs were met. Such concern for my constituents has transcended to an elevated…Read Full Paper ❯
Communication - Language
" here, I worked part-time as a translator and interpreter. It was indeed a magnificent experience to work with members of this demanding theatrical profession. Every day was a…Read Full Paper ❯
Achieving Your Goals The alarm is set for 7 AM, but my little girl woke me up early today to remind me of the exam. I jump out of bed…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports Injuries Competitive sports participation opportunities for children continue to grow. Nowadays, children begin their regular sport participation between the ages of 4 to 8 years. Most children enjoy…Read Full Paper ❯
Modeling and Mental Practice There has been much research regarding modeling (also called observational learning) and mental practice, also -- and perhaps more commonly -- known as imagery. Mental practice…Read Full Paper ❯
Cast Away: A Portrait of the Human Condition under Extreme Stress Human beings under extreme amounts of stress will engage in some of the most fascinating behavior, though behavior that…Read Full Paper ❯
A parks recreational leader can encourage visitors through a brochure or other handout to talk with their doctors about their health and wellness. On the other hand, park…Read Full Paper ❯
Organizational performance depends upon employee performance and understand that employees perform better when they are proud of the companies they represent (Shermach, 2006). " Human resource management departments must continue…Read Full Paper ❯
Establishing ASEAN Defence Interaction Programmes The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Charter was formally adopted by the leaders of the ten Member States on 20 November 2007. Although the…Read Full Paper ❯