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A History of the Basketball in the United States
Basketball 101 Basketball has been a popular sport in modern society for decades. Although some rules and regulations in basketball today differ from the original game, it is still very similar as well. Basketball has morphed from the once simple-minded sport into a vital part of the sports community worldwide. Basketball...
A Report on the Articles on the Effects of Compression Garments on Sports Performance
Introduction to Kinesiology Topic: Compression garments affect on performance Born, D., Sperlich, B., & Holmberg, H. (2013). Bringing Light Into the Dark: Effects of Compression Clothing on Performance and Recovery. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 4-5, 13-15. In this article, three r...
A Review of the Article A Fan's Farewell Note by Steve Almond
Speaking Out Against the Beloved American Game Watching Sunday night football is an American pastime so beloved and so cherished that to speak out against it would seem absurd, offensive, and ultimately distasteful. For decades, men, women, and families have spent Sundays gathered around their televisions with chicken wing...
The Pros and Cons of Golf Courses in the United States
Golf Course Sustainability The draw for many golf courses is not only the enjoyment of playing the game, but the beauty of the courses. I wondered, at what cost does the beauty of these courses come? Golf is a sport that dates back to 1400’s. Even with its historical prowess it continues to gain popularity amon...
A History of the Speed Sport Competitions, Triathlons
Triathalons Triathlons are speed competitions in which athletes, or in this case triathletes, must swim a particular length transition to bike a designated length and then finally transition and run a certain length. This physically difficult feat is mad even more difficult when longer lengths are required. To ful...
The History and Changes in the Purpose of Sports
Throughout the years 1450-1920 European sports changed from having no rules and being dangerous to being organized and with specific guidelines. Rules did not always exist and changed often. Sports served as a way for people to let out anger, toughen up and have fun. At many times different sports were banned by the governm...