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Endurance Essay Examples
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Surviving in the Antarctica
Imagine a place where the nearest civilization is hundreds of miles away, where there is nothing but snow and ice as far as the eye can see. Subzero temperatures and ice threaten even the most prepared individual; danger waits at every turn. This is what the men aboard the Endurance, a vessel exploring Antarctica in the ear...
An Evaluation of Cardiovascular/Aerobic Endurance
Melissa J. Hay ESCI 3210 Motor Behavior November 16, 2000 Health Fitness Project Health Components Evaluated in Test: 1. One Mile Walk/Run Cardiovascular/Aerobic Endurance 2. Sum of Skin Folds Body Fat Percentage 3. Sit and Reach Flexibility (Lower Back and Hamstrings) 4. Sit Up Abdominal Strength and Endur...
A Design of a Fitness Workout
IN-SHAPE I am writing a piece for my gym class in which I will design a fitness workout program that you may use to become more physically fit. In this fitness program I will list all FIT recommendations and weight training principles. The fitness program will mainly focus on cardiovascular endurance, strength developme...
The Endurance of Love Cast Heavy in the Film Lone Star by John Sayles
"The past isn't dead. It isn't even past." William Faulkner John Sayles film, Lone Star, is about crossing borders, challenging the past, and dealing with the burden of history in both the personal and the public sphere. Painted on a very broad canvas, Lone Star is an epic film touching on many themes, including...
Iditarod: The Test of Endurance for Man and Beast
The Idatarod Picture this: You are going to travel over one thousand miles across Alaska---by car? by train? by plane? NO!! You are travelling by dogsled - your only companions on this journey will be eleven to fourteen of the most honest, loyal and strong dogs that you can find. For over six grueling mo...
The Human's Capacity for Endurance in the Odyssey by Homer
The Odyssey, written by Homer, is a book that tells the tale of one man's journey home. Ten years have passed since the fall of Troy, and Odysseus still has not returned to his kingdom in Ithaca. A large mob of suitors who have overrun Odysseus's palace continue to court his wife, Penelope. She has remained faithful to Odys...
The Importance of Proper Nutrition for the Endurance of an Athlete
I play water-polo. It is a physically demanding sport. Sometimes during games I am exhausted and then there are times in other games when Im energized. I began to wonder why this happens. Could it possibly be because I live on bread? I have always thought what I ate didnt really matter. Could it be what you are is what you...
A Man's Test of Faith and Endurance
Nathaniel Hawthornes Young Goodman Brown is a story about a man and his faith. Goodman Brown ventures on a journey into the forest where his faith is tested, as he attempts to resist the temptations of the devil whereupon he returns to his home and wife. While in the forest, Goodman Brown encounters many well-respected citi...
An Analysis of Underwater Hockey Created in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Underwater hockey was created in the mid-twentieth century, by those that found ice, street and field hockey all to unexciting. It seemed that the only things left unchallenged in hockey were air and water. Thus, this game removed the first, and added the latter. Underwater hockey is held at the bottom of a swimming pool 2-...
An Analysis of the Uses of the Hand-Grip Dynamometer
Hand-Grip dynamometer are used to measure the strength and endurance of the muscles in your forearm, and to a lesser extent your hand. Using a handgrip dynamometer will increase your performance at work, improve posture, decrease chances for injury, and prevent low back pain. Endurance is the ability of a muscle to work for...