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Why Top Female Athletes Stay in Male-Dominated Sports to an Elite Level

Why Top Female Athletes Stay in Male-Dominated Sports to an Elite Level

| December 10, 2016

Abstract This study is focused on why top female athletes stay in male-dominated sports to an elite level and involves female athletes from different countries.

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Racism In Sports And Its Impact On Managers And Coaches

| November 25, 2016

ABSTRACT This paper explores on racism in British sports. It will consider the extent to which racism in sports continues to prevail and the impact that racism may have on a sports coach or manager. This will include a brief review of the history of British sports, in particular, the presence of ethnic diversity in […]

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A Study into the Effect of Varying Length of Warm Up on Performance of 400 Metre Sprint

| November 22, 2016

Abstract A research proposal consisting of literature review outline and outline methodology. The proposed study looks at the effects of different lengths of warm up time on performance of the 400 metre sprint amongst athletes.

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A study into the effect of 6 weeks balance exercise program on shooting accuracy

| November 21, 2016

1.    Introduction 1.1  Background Precision rifle shooting is a sports task which involves play of the participant in terms of shooting accuracy, precision, speed, vision and proprioception. The primary variable which determines the success in this sport is shooting result, which is indirectly based on shooting accuracy. In order to improve shooting accuracy, many primitive […]

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Compile a scientific report assessing the validity of the Bioharness heart rate monitoring system against a criterion measure.

Compile a scientific report assessing the validity of the Bioharness heart rate monitoring system against a criterion measure.

| November 15, 2016

Introduction Heart rate during exercise provides a measure of cardiac load, (Borresen and Lambert, 2007) and can be refined to assess anaerobic tolerance. Anaerobic  tolerance (or threshold) is defined as the amount of exercise oxygen uptake above which aerobic metabolism is supplemented by anaerobic metabolism, (Weltman, 1995) and correlates well with performance in endurance sports. […]

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Marketing audit of Cambridge Elite Soccer School

| November 11, 2016

Introduction Marketing refers to the process of management through which goods and services move from being a concept on to the consumer, a process which broadly consists of the identification, selection and development of a product, pricing, distribution and its promotion (Gladden 2005). Sport marketing therefore involves the application of these processes in the development […]

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10-Year Changes in Upper Body Strength and Power in Elite Professional Rugby League Players—The Effect of Training Age, Stage, and Content: Summary

| October 18, 2016

Abstract The study seeks to observe changes in maximal body strength and power in elite rugby athletes over a period of 10 years. Six elite rugby players were used as the subjects of the study according to two distinct stages of the test itself. The first stage saw Training to Compete, according to the LTAD […]

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Blood Pressure Responses to Exercise’

| October 12, 2016

Introduction: Blood pressure is a measure of the force exerted by blood flow against the walls of the arteries as it transverses the body (Bakke et al., 2006). Systolic blood pressure refers to the pressure in the arteries during the contraction of the heart and diastolic blood pressure is where the pressure is exrted on […]

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Reflective journal capturing the client’s experiences as part of the presentation team.

| September 24, 2016

Abstract This three-part reflective journal captures my experience in carrying out an assignment. The entries are the reflections after information gathering, preparing the presentation, and presentation to the sponsors.

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Sport Tourism in Manchester, United Kingdom

| September 19, 2016

Abstract The evolution of Urban Tourism has provided a wide range of opportunity for the city of Manchester, UK. Alongside this opportunity Manchester has determined to employ a sport centred economic plan in an effort to bring in revenue. This study begins by assessing the underlying policies alongside the economic and social context in order […]

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Evaluation of London 2012 Olympics Sustainability Plan

| August 22, 2016

Executive Summary Before the London Olympics that were hosted in London in 2012, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) published a sustainability plan that indicated ways in which sustainability issues like healthy living, climate change, waste management, biodiversity and inclusion could be dealt with. This paper provided an overview analysis of this plan, covering all these […]

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Evaluation of London 2012 Olympics Sustainability Plan

Evaluation of London 2012 Olympics Sustainability Plan

| April 7, 2014

Executive Summary Before the London Olympics that were hosted in London in 2012, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) published a sustainability plan that indicated ways

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Carbohydrate-electrolyte sports drinks- do they enhance athletic performance

| December 21, 2012

Introduction All athletes, whether it be trained or untrained, should ingest fluids before, during and after training or competition in order to achieve optimal euhydration. Fluids are required to prevent dehydration (loss of >2% body weight) and excessive electrolyte loss which leads to impaired exercise performance, fatigue and physiologic function, with >3% dehydration increasing the […]

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How important are volunteers to events

| December 20, 2012

Introduction The purpose of the following paper is to explain how important volunteering for events is; it is inevitable to say events will not succeed without the input of volunteers.  The paper will discuss whether volunteering is a method of reducing costs for the event itself or in general for an organisation. There are numerous […]

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Critical Investigation into Research background and Sport/Event sponsorship

| December 18, 2012

Introduction: This chapter will present information about the research background and sport/event sponsorship. This will also present the difference between event marketing and sports sponsorship. At the end of the chapter, we will state our purpose with the study as well as our research questions.

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Conditioning Performance Analysis and Development of the Golf Swing

Conditioning Performance Analysis and Development of the Golf Swing

| December 15, 2012

Introduction Golf is one of the most popular sports played throughout the world and is played at all levels, form beginner to advanced pro levels. One of the great things about golf is that you can compete against anybody of any levels as long as you have a handicap. Over recent years, since Tiger Woods […]

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Psychology (imagery usage)

Psychology (imagery usage)

| December 14, 2012

Introduction For a number of years imagery has been known to be an effective method to enhance athletic performance and sporting success. Currently Imagery researchers have majorly became interested in the mechanisms behind imagery’s performance-enhancing effects and how these can be maximized. It has also transpired through neuroscience research that a “functional equivalence” exists between […]

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Examination of SportsScotland and Inactivity in women in Scotland

| December 12, 2012

Introduction Inactivity in girls and young women is an increasing public health issue in Scotland. 65% of 14 year old girls do not reach recommended levels of physical activity and 43% of adult women do little or no exercise (Sportscotland, 2011). It is therefore understandable that the government is striving to tackle this problem by […]

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What are the risks of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids (AAS) within sport?

What are the risks of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids (AAS) within sport?

| December 6, 2012

Chapter one: Introduction Sporting performance can be influenced by many differing factors. Aside from training, nutrition is the most important influence. To reach one’s highest potential, all of the body’s systems must be working optimally (ADA, 2000). Alongside a healthy diet many performers supplement an ergogenic aid; increasingly however many others use drugs to gain […]

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Investigating the 2012 Olympics Stadium and the Wembley Stadium

| November 30, 2012

1.Introduction Project management has changed to plan, manage as well as organize the complex and different performances of modern industrial, business and organization change and IT projects. Every projects share a common feature which is the projection of ideas and performance into new activities. The pervasive factor of risk and uncertainty means that the actions […]

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