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Sports: Aerobic Capacity

Sports that demand the highest levels of aerobic capacity for success usually have the fewest skill requirements. Discuss a sport that falls into this category and review its skill and training demands.

Sports: Core Strength and Balance

Core strength and balance are critical for good performance in almost all sports and activities. Some sports require good balance for movement purposes, some for producing force, and some for symmetry. Regardless, preparation and proper training are essential for peak performance. Are there sports that require high levels of

Maximal Oxygen Uptake

The laboratory test for Maximal Oxygen Uptake is expensive and difficult to administer; however, various field tests have been developed which utilize variables that correlate well with the actual measurements. State these various relationships and discuss on what basis you would select at least two of these tests

Sports: Maximizing Performance

Discuss the techniques that might be employed in order to maximize performance for both an individual whose arousal level is too high and one that it is too low. State the specific sport or task that would theoretically be under consideration, for example, a golfer who gets too excited for an imminent tournament.

Mortality and Risk Adjustment"

Need assistance with the each of the following: Mortality and Risk Adjustment 1) Epidemiologists measure and compare mortality across time, place, and population. Give your opinion on which is the most difficult to measure. Explain your rationale. 2)Compare and contrast the three dimensions that epidemiologists use to des

Training Principles for Sport or SORRI Principles

Examine a training program for a sport of your choice based upon the "Specifically Overload Recovered athletes to stop Reversal of Individual performance" (SORRI) principles. Discuss the main principles of this program, including factors such as volume, intensity, and recovery.

Coaching Children Ages 6-10 vs. 10-20

Discuss what you consider to be the three most significant differences that must be remembered when coaching children in the 6-10 years of age range versus the 10-20 years of age range. How would you have to adapt your coaching approach to adjust for these differences?

Personal Improvement Objectives

Helping create a continuous personal improvement plan: -Personal improvement objectives -An action plan with time frames -Strategies for achieving your objectives

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Report on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease at least 250-300 in apa format, citation with references. Explain to a --7th-grade student what they would expect to see if a person was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. --How would you express the disease symptoms and at least --one current treatment method in a way the

Promoting Health Behavior Changes

What personal issues might you face when promoting health behavior changes for someone who might have a different value orientation? What can you do to overcome these issues?

Memo Describing an Organization's Design and Functionality

A new CEO has just taken over your organization and would like a brief report on the current state of your organization in order to formulate a strategy for improving its performance. Describe your organization in terms of its design (centralized, decentralized, location, and so on) and functionality in a brief memo of 350 to

Conditions of Participation

Go to http:// and find the Conditions of Participation. Read the Conditions of Participation and discuss the standards listed. In your initial response, answer the following questions. 1. Are there any specific actions or elements that you think are missing? 2. Locate and review the Comprehensive Error Rate T

Barriers to Quality Measure Implementation for Prevention of Wrong-Site Surgeries

Using at least one reference, please explain what barriers may interefere with implementing or revising the following quality measures in prevention of wrong site surgery. The following are suggested reasons of wrong site surgery: lack of communication, failure to follow the guidelines established by the hospital to ensure patie

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

We all know many things that we can do in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but knowledge about what to do does not necessarily lead to actual behaviors. What are some barriers that may inhibit the behaviors?

Calculating a Patient's Dose of a Drug

Problem: The physician prescribes Brevibloc at 125 mL per hour. It is available as 10 g in 1000 mL D5 Lactated Ringers. The patient weighs 92 kg. The safe dose is 50-200 mcg/kg/minute. Is this patient's dose within the safe does range. Support your answer by showing your calculations.

Global Warming and Environmental Factors in HIV/AIDS Infection

Please provide assistance with the following discussion questions: 1. Considering the threat of global warming, take a position on whether or not this could play a role in infectious disease. Provide specific examples to support your response. 2. Assess how the environment would be a contributing factor in the cause of

Critical Thinking is Now Clinical Reasoning

The new term for "critical thinking" is now "clinical reasoning." In terms of our undergraduate students, how would you try to promote clinical reasoning in the classroom and in clinical? What innovative methods of teaching might you use or have used that seem to be successful?

Positive learning environment

In terms of effective clinical teaching, there are characteristics that an instructor needs to have. Just like our students, some of us are great in the classroom but maybe not so great in clinical and vice versa. In your opinion, what are some of these characteristics and why are they important in creating a positive learning e

Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention

Can anyone assist me with this recent article please? The topic is : Prostate cancer chemoprevention by soy isoflavones: Role of intestinal bacteria as the "second human genome. The article first published online: 16 APR 2012. Hideyuki Akaza* DOI: 10.1111/j.1349-7006.2012.02257.x. Here is an excerpt from the conclusion

Advances in Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention and Treatment

Chemoprevention is the use of agents that prevent the induction, growth, or progression of cancer. Prostate cancer has a long latency period, which means that it grows slowly and may exist for years before it is detected or causes symptoms. We can use this to our advantage when it comes to chemoprevention strategies. Researc

Twin Structural Issues: Differentiation and Integration

Discuss the twin structural issues: differentiation and integration. Coordination must be achieved at both the micro- and the macro-levels. Discuss how this relates to the following: - Interdependence - Structural Approaches to Coordination - Line and Staff Positions - Integrated Delivery Systems - Centralization and De

Speech Style - Informative and Persuasive

1. What are the differences between informative and persuasive speeches? Can an informative speech be persuasive? Can a persuasive speech be informative? Why or why not? 2. Discuss a modern example of a speech style (not informative and persuasive). Don't think just in terms of public speaking. Consider such issues as how c

Servant Leadership Characteristics

Identify two of the servant leadership characteristics. Synthesize how a leader can use these two principles, as well as collaboration, to influence individuals, your selected discipline or vocation, and organizations to make a contribution to society. What areas could leaders focus on, personally and through their organizations

Research Utilization: Qualitative Research

Question: What is the relevance of a qualitative research report? What criteria would you use from a qualitative report to determine whether it provides a strong enough base of support for your proposal solution?

Bariatric Surgery Patient

Case Scenario Mr. C., a 32-year-old single man, is seeking information at the outpatient center regarding possible bariatric surgery for his obesity. He reports that he has always been heavy, even as a small child, but he has gained about 100 pounds in the last 2-3 years. Previous medical evaluations have not indicated any me

Lung and Breast Cancer

In 250 words APA Format with viable references - I need help with this! Lung and Breast Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women and men both in the United States and throughout the world. Lung cancer has surpassed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths in women. In this unit, let's ex