Wilma Rudolph won the 200 meter dash by running a time of 24.0 seconds. This was a new Olympic record at that time. The 4x100 meter relay was won in a time of 44.5 seconds. The 4x100 meter relay team set a world record in the semi-finals by running a time of 44.4 seconds. Wilma Rudolph won the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash by more than 3 yards over the next closest runner.
“She won the 100m with her wind-aided mark of 11.0 seconds in the final. Similarly, Rudolph broke the Olympic record in the 200m dash (23.3 seconds) in the heats before claiming another gold medal with her time of 24.0 seconds. She was also part of the U.S. team that established the world record in the 400m relay (44.4 seconds) before going on to win gold with a time of 44.5 seconds. As a result, Rudolph became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field at a single Olympic Games” (“Pioneering Olympic Medalist”). This is proof that even though someone can start off with disabilities and defects as a young child, they can always have hope and bring themselves back up.
But as a general rule, for every 10 minutes of swimming: the breast stroke will burn 60 calories; the backstroke 80; the freestyle 100; and the butterfly stroke evaporates an impressive 150. This doesn’t need to be done all in one go, but can be broken down into smaller periods. For example, you could exercise for 30 minutes a day for five days a week. 4.2.3) Exercises By an average of 6 percent for every 500 calories a week a man can reduce risk of diabetes with bur their calories in aerobic exercise. Breaststroke swimming three times per week for just 30 minutes it could burn 900 calories — reducing your risk of contracting type 2 diabetes by over 10 percent.
But if you don’t want to risk your health or the lives of your loved ones, than you must learn what happen to your body when you exercise. A research study showed that doing too much exercises can be counterproductive to the body. A study was conducted, which studied the heart condition of athletics who had gone through tough training and exercising, surprising these people had more heart problems than a person who does moderate amount of
Common psychological challenges in sports are: concentration, confidence, control, and commitment. These are addressed through the 4Cs formula. Concentration is crucial for the success of PST. The lack of concentration can be detrimental to performance given that different sports demand varying levels of concentration. Lack of concentration can be addressed by: goal setting, breaking down a task into specific aspects and focusing on each aspect, using trigger words to refocus in the event of concentration lapse, and developing a routine for competition (before, during, after) (Unit 10, n.d) The second challenge is confidence.
The following year Lemieux and the Penguins won their second straight Stanley Cup and once again Lemieux won MVP. During the 92 and 93 season LEmieux was diagnosed with Hodgkin disease which caused him to miss 20 regular season games. The following season Lemieux led the league in goals scored and was named MVP. However the following season Lemieux missed all but twenty two games due to back pain and fatigue. He skipped the 94 and 95 season to recover from the brutal radiation therapy he had been through for his Hodgkin diagnosis.
Situation Analysis: Coach P, the coach of the Army Crew team for the United States Military Academy at West point was in a dilemma on the selection of Varsity and Junior Varsity crew while the crew season was coming to an end in May 2002 with just one week before the commencement of the National Championship race wherein over 100 schools were expected to compete. With his vast experience of nine years of coaching and selection of the top eight rowers based on long series of objective tests measuring individual strength, technique and endurance using the ergometer machine, which had helped him in producing consistent result of creating a winning team, he is now faced with a situation of his best eight rowers team- Varsity consistently losing
He has won 5 NBA championships with Los Angeles Lakers in a 20-year career spent the Lakers. In the admits of his rape allegations in 2003, Nike did not terminate his deal which every other sponsor did terminate his contract (saving face of sponsorship 2004). his contract with Nike after joining was worth $ 40 million dollars. In a top10 highest earning athletes list by Forbes in 2010, Bryant was ranked 3rd with $48millon. According to a top 10 lists by Nike in the same category in 2014 (tmsplug.com 2014), Bryant earns the same amount as Ronaldo but is the lowest ranked basketball player on the list behind Kevin Durant, LeBron James and Michael
What do people have to do to survive? Everyday, people have to try to survive the day, whether that may be physically, mentally, or emotionally. Life throws many things and challenges at a person on a daily basis, but how these challenges are dealt with determines how someone lives. Through tenacity, faith, and intelligence, one will be able to survive the toughest circumstances life puts them in. Tenacity is one of the most vital traits to have in order to survive in this world.
Another reason why I think pro athletes are being overpaid is that our president earns a yearly salary of $400,000 and he runs our country! While the athletes just show entertainment to fans. Don 't get me wrong, but paying an athlete $13.5 million for a single year is just really doing the most. There are doctors who are probably saving lives right now that will probably never make that much. Some might say that these pro athletes have spent most of their childhood playing sports, but hasn’t everyone played like one type of game or sport once in their life?