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  A Comprehensive Study of Sports Injuries in the U.S.
Since 1987, American Sports Data, Inc. has been tracking sports and fitness participation in the U.S. In the year 2001, 50.6 million people over the age of 6 were frequent exercisers who participated in a single activity such as running, cycling or treadmill exercise on at least 100 occasions.
Sports injury research is an intensely practical component of the sports participation knowledge base, and the mere existence of a sub-discipline called "sports injury epidemiology" (in this context, roughly the descriptive quantification of injuries deriving from sports participation) suggests a great abundance of vital and compelling data.
At the very least, we would expect that arbiters of sports medicine — the de facto medical policemen who oversee research, publish journals, issue safety guidelines and other proclamations to the sports and fitness industries, might — at some point or other — have commisioned a national study on the very subject of their expertise.
www.americansportsdata.com /sports_injury1.asp   (1099 words)

 Programs - Women in Sports
More girls and women play sports than ever before in American history, with millions competing in youth leagues, high school, college, and at the professional level, where tennis, golf, soccer and basketball are surging in popularity.
As a growing number of girls and women are becoming part of the sports culture and are influenced by it, it's instructive to look at the experience of women athletes, especially how they challenged attitudes and assumptions about competition and expectations.
Nicknamed after Babe Ruth for her prodigious feats, she excelled at numerous sports, including baseball, basketball, track and field, swimming, skating, and golf - she was a founder of the LPGA tour - despite limited opportunities for females in the 1930s and '40s.
www.yogiberramuseum.org /prog_womeninsports.html   (1699 words)

 Barefoot Running   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Where barefoot and shod populations co-exist, as in Haiti, injury rates of the lower extremity are substantially higher in the shod population (Robbins and Hanna, 1987).
Ankle sprains are the most frequently reported acute sports injury, and 90-95% of these are inversion injuries causing partial or complete rupture of the anterior talofibular ligament and occasionally of the calcaneofibular ligament (Robbins et al., 1995; Stacoff et al., 1996).
Anthony (1987) reported that running shoes should be considered protective devices (from dangerous or painful objects) rather than corrective devices, as their capacity for shock absorption and control of over-pronation is limited.
www.sportsci.org /jour/0103/mw.htm   (2111 words)

 National Girls And Women In Sports Day Recognition Set For Sunday ::
Recognitions and celebrations of girls and women in sports are held all across the country during early February.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day was chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to honor female athletic achievement and recognize the importance of sports and fitness participation for all girls and women.
NGWSD began in 1987 as a day to remember Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman for her athletic achievements and her work to assure equality for women's sports.
kuathletics.cstv.com /sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/020805aab.html   (430 words)

 Proclamation 5606 -- National Women in Sports Day, 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Today, some 100 years later, women's sports are a vital component of college life and their impact is felt far beyond the university campus.
The history of women in sports is rich and long and has provided millions with an opportunity for growth, development, and the pursuit of challenging goals.
From youth sports to the Olympic arena, female athletes have shown levels of spirit, talent, and accomplishment undreamt of on that midwest campus a century ago.
www.reagan.utexas.edu /archives/speeches/1987/020387f.htm   (478 words)

 Women In Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On February 7, 2001, thousands of sports' participants parents will show their support of the Day and of this year's theme to increase visibility for female athletes and advance their struggle for equality in sports.
It began in 1987 as a day to remember Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman (who died of a heart attack in 1986 while competing in a volleyball tournament in Japan).
It is organized jointly by the Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Incorporated, the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, the Women's Sports Foundation, and the YWCA of the USA.
www.womensoccer.com /refs/wsports/wis_wominspts_4jan01.html   (168 words)

 Feminist Majority Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 2001, young women are 41.5% of the students participating in high school sports.
From 1987 to 1999, the number of girls aged 6 and over playing basketball increased 15% to 12.67 million.
From 1987 to 1999, the number of girls aged 6 and over playing soccer increased by 20% to 7.3 million.
www.feminist.org /sports/titleIXfactsheet.asp   (488 words)

 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Sports
This is what it has come to in sports, money and greed replacing innocence in our youth, invading and interrupting childhoods.
But he is taking a different route, playing three sports in high school, rejecting the trend toward specialization for talented high school athletes.
Art Thiel: It seems sports leagues and teams know what they are doing when they charge $100 for a ticket, $20 for parking and $6 for beer.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /specials/moneyinsports   (916 words)

 ipedia.com: 1987 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wednesday, February 11, 1987 - Constitution of the Philippines goes into effect.
Monday, May 11, 1987 - Klaus Barbie goes on trial in Lyon for war crimes committed during World War II.
Wednesday, November 18, 1987 - Iran-Contra scandal: The United States Congress issues its final report on the Iran-Contra affair, stating that US President Ronald Wilson Reagan bore "ultimate responsibility" for wrongdoing by his aides and his administration exhibited "secrecy, deception, and disdain for the law."
www.ipedia.com /1987.html   (1599 words)

 Fendick-McCain takes home Division I honors - NCAA Sports.com
Fendick-McCain was the recipient of three prestigious awards as a senior in 1987-- the Honda Broderick Cup, as national women's tennis Player of the Year; Tennis Magazine's College Player of the Year; and the Arthur Ashe Award for Sportsmanship.
The Sacramento, California, native earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Stanford in 1987 and is completing her thesis for a master's degree in education at St. Mary's College in California.
The panel consisted of current and former coaches, athletics administrators, sports information directors, and coaches association members, who used historical data and championship results to make their decision.
www.ncaasports.com /tennis/womens/story/9417755   (413 words)

 Concussion in Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Concussion in Sport Group proposed a very general (and lengthy) defini-tion in 2001 which begins, "concussion is defined as a complex pathophysiological process af-fecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanical forces" and continues for 5 more para-graphs.
Concussion can occur in almost any sport, but has a higher incidence in those sports where high velocity collisions between players or between a player and an immovable object are prevalent.
Ongoing education of providers as to the existence of concussion in sports guidelines is necessary to insure appropriate and thorough evaluation of concussed athletes on the field, in the office and in the emergency department.
www.ferne.org /Lectures/tbi_concussion_Sports_cantrill_2003.htm   (4671 words)

 Sports Medicine Directory
Prior to moving to Portland in 1980, he served as a LCDR in the U.S. Navy and as team physician at the U.S. Naval Academy and orthopaedic surgeon at the Naval Hospital in Annapolis.
He works at the Sports Medicine Center of Orthopaedic Associates on a part-time basis and is the Director of Sports Medicine and assistant director of the Family Practice Residency Program at Maine Medical Center.
She completed her family medicine residency training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and is currently a sports medicine fellow at Maine Medical Center through the department of Family Medicine.
www.orthoassociates.com /sports_dir.htm   (1795 words)

 The Safety of Sports Grounds Regulations 1987
The text of this Internet version of the Statutory Instrument which is published by the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament has been prepared to reflect the text as it was Made.
Where you see a "continue" button at the bottom of the page of text, this indicates that there is another chunk of text available.
[1] 1975 c. 52; section 6(1) (c) was substituted by section 22(7) of the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987 (c. 27) and, section 10A was inserted by section 24 of that Act.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1987/Uksi_19871941_en_1.htm   (1210 words)

 Free "Kids and Sports" workshop Oct. 14
The Franklin PTA is presenting “Kids and Sports,” on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:15 p.m.
As a varsity football player and 1987 graduate of Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn and now as a practicing psychologist in Glen Ellyn, specializing in adolescents issues, Dr. Alcorn has a first-hand and very relevant perspective on the pressures that student athletes face today.
Gilardi works with inner city boys, seeing time and time again how sports are viewed as the only way out for many of these urban teens.
www.d41.dupage.k12.il.us /news/kids-sports_workshop.htm   (239 words)

 USA Football - Youth Development - The Benefit of Sports
A survey done by the Women's Sports Foundation found that girls who participate in sports are 80 percent less likely to have unwanted pregnancies and 92 percent less likely to get involved with drugs than those who don't participate in sports.
Students who play at least one sport are 40 percent less likely to be regular smokers and 50 percent less likely to be heavy smokers.
Children who participate in organized sports and have enjoyable experiences that pave the way for active lifestyles are less likely to battle overweight problems as adults.
www.usafootball.com /articles/22-parent/109-youth-development/103-the-benefit-of-sports.php   (518 words)

 List of sports events
This page indexes the individual year in sports pages.
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/l/li/list_of_sports_events.shtml   (585 words)

 Sports Medicine Fellowship for Orthopaedic Physicians - Sports Medicine Fellowship for Orthopaedic Physicans - ...
Education and professional outreach are integral to Minnesota Sports Medicine's mission.
We are committed to advancing community-based sports medicine by offering educational opportunities that include a year-long Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship.
This includes study of the pathology and biomechanics of athletic injuries and the physical and psychological manifestations of sports injuries and conditions
www.mnsportsmed.org /professional/fellowship/index.asp   (287 words)

 Women, Gender and Sport in Africa February 24-25, 2006 - Ohio University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) established in 1987 has become one of the popular football teams in Kenya.
The group incorporates community building activities in its sports, and as a result these activities, MYSA has previously been nominated Nobel Peace Prize.
This paper uses a feminist approach and adopts a constitutive view of communication to reveal first, how involvement in sports has led to a new identity and self determination for the young women that is geared toward social change.
www.ohiou.edu /sportsafrica/womengender/presentations/wamucii.htm   (189 words)

 Division III 25th Anniversary Team - NCAA Sports.com
The NCAA is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Women's Championships in several sports during the 2005-06 season.
In addition to recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of the student-athletes, coaches who had an impact in championship play over the years are also being recognized for their efforts.
The panel, which consisted of current and former coaches; athletics administrators; and sports information directors used historical data and results from online public voting at www.ncaasports.com to make its decision.
www.ncaasports.com /basketball/womens/story/9220443   (364 words)

 Ivy League Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This year we are paying homage to our past and present female athletes whose accomplishments on the field of play and in their everyday lives exemplify this year's national theme, "Succeed in sports, Lead in Life." These women truly know what it means to succeed and lead.
Hyman, who was captain of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Volleyball Team, led her team to a silver medal and brought women's volleyball in the United States from virtual obscurity to worldwide recognition and respect.
Since 1987, NGWSD has evolved into a celebration of past accomplishments, recognition of current achievements, acknowledgment of the positive influence of sports participation, and a symbol for the continuing struggle for equality and opportunity for women in sports.
www.ivyleaguesports.com /documents/ngwwhatis.asp   (346 words)

 Women's Sports Foundation Geena Takes Aim
We’ve created Geena Takes Aim to teach you all about your rights in sport and--if you’re not being treated fairly--to lead you along the best path to create positive change.
Read on to learn some of the 'unbelievable' cases of discrimination against women and girls in sports.
Sports programs for males can be shut down until compliance is achieved.
www.womenssportsfoundation.org /cgi-bin/iowa/issues/geena/index.html   (262 words)

 Division of Sports Medicine
Jeffery R. Kovan, D.O., received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Michigan State University in 1983 and 1987, respectively.
In 1991, he completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Michigan State University.
Dr. Kovan was Director of Sports Medicine at MSU-KCMS from 1991 to 1995 and is currently the Director of Sports Medicine at Michigan State Univeristy.
www.rad.msu.edu /SportsMed/pages/bios/kovanbio.htm   (99 words)

 Anthony Munoz - Latino Legends in Sports
Bryant Gumbel, then a sports anchor with an LA TV station, interviewing Anthony at the hospital after the third surgery.
Muñoz played in two super bowls with the Cincinnati Bengals and was named the NFL Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1981, 1987, and 1988 and the NFL Players Association Lineman of the Year in 1981, 1985, 1988, and 1989.
During the spring of 1998, Anthony Muñoz was named into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first attempt on the ballot.
www.latinosportslegends.com /Munoz.htm   (1359 words)

 Doctors of the South Florida Sports Medicine Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A sports enthusiast with a Fellowship in Sports Medicine, he combines a love of medicine with a particular interest in fitness and athletics.
He provides a full array of medical services in the field of orthopaedics with specializations in ACL knee reconstruction and rotator cuff repairs of the shoulder.
Dr. Kessler's medical training includes a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Miami where he worked with the Miami Hurricanes football team, along with a residency in orthopaedic surgery and internship in general surgery at New York University Medical Center.
www.soflasportsmed.com /doctors.htm   (504 words)

 Summer School (1987) - Moviefone
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 "How To Quit Golf: A 12-Step Program" by (Paperback Book) Craig Brass
OnlineSports.com is your premier source for all things sports, including jerseys, sports jerseys, throwback jerseys, sports jewelry, sports apparel, sports memorabilia, sports fan gear, sports books, sports videos, sports dvds, sports accessories, and so much more.
We carry everything from bleachers and billiards, to information on sports medicine, sports nutrition, coaching, footwear, boating, cycling, sports travel and sports tickets.
If it's sports equipment there's a good chance we've got it: track and field equipment, fitness equipment, camping equipment, basketball equipment, playground equipment, exercise equipment, baseball equipment, to name just a few.
www.onlinesports.com /pages/I,BK-1987.html   (388 words)

 ABC Sports - Classic race: 1987 Kentucky Derby
ABC Sports - Classic race: 1987 Kentucky Derby
Without a doubt, it was the beginning of one of the most intense rivalries the sports has ever seen.
On May 2, 1987, the 130,532 in attendance for the 113th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs witnessed perhaps the most dramatic Derby race of the century.
espn.go.com /abcsports/s/87derbflash.html   (580 words)

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