The Untold Role of the Media in Promotion of Sports

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There are also highlights; documentaries and quiz shows about sports! Cable and Satellite TV - These show events on a pay-per-view basis Ceefax and Teletext - Have up-to-date information about events in the world of sport Internet - All teams and major athletes have their own websites where you can find all kinds of information

For example, in a previous Olympics, the marathon was run at a time, which suited TV companies, even though it was at the hottest time of day! Sourced from: http://www.teachpe.com/gcse_society/media.php



The Case of the Unwanted Sports Injuries

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Signs of a chronic injury include: Pain when you play Pain when you exercise A dull ache when you rest Swelling. Sourced from: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Sports_Injuries/sports_injuries_ff.asp

Chronic injuries will be characterized by pain during exercise or sporting activity and a faint ache while resting. Luckily, it is possible to prevent frequent injuries with some tips especially n

Supervision should be provided at all times during stunt routines. As with any sport, proper conditioning and training are important to minimize injury, including: Resistance exercises to gain strength in the lower back, stomach, and shoulders Regular stretching, yoga, or pilates instruction to improve flexibility Speaking with a sports medicine professional or athletic trainer if you have any concerns about injuries or cheerleading injury prevention strategies Returning to play only when clearance is granted by a healthcare professional Sourced from: http://www.orthop.washington.edu/?q=patient-care/articles/sports/common-sports-injuries-and-sports-injury-prevention-tips.html



What is Overtraining?

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The mechanisms underlying overtraining syndrome have not been clearly identified, but are likely to involve autonomic dysfunction and possibly increased cytokine production resulting from the physical stress of intense daily training with inadequate recovery. Sourced from: http://www.nature.com/icb/journal/v78/n5/full/icb200070a.html

Research has shown that overtraining syndrome is a neuroendocrine disorder that is characterized by the following characteristics;

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Elevated Resting Heart Rate Stress fractures Over-use injuries Illness, or flu-like symptoms Frequent infection Chronic soreness Loss of body weight Anorexia Obsessive/compulsive behavior with exercise Sourced from: http://www.livefitlean.com/overtraining/

It is important to listen to your body signals and rest when you feel tired. Sourced from: http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/overtraining/a/aa062499a.htm