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McDaniel, Larry W.; Ihlers, Matt; Haar, Calin; Jackson, Allen; Gaudet, Laura – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
This is my 35th year of running most days a year. That was correct most days a year not a week. Running is my first priority each day. Developing a routine will assist those who want exercise to become a habit. After I awake I drink a glass of water and a cup of coffee then my dog "Jazz" and I hit the streets for a 3-4 mile run. Later in…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Human Body, Injuries, Exercise
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McDaniel, Larry W.; Rasche, Adrienna; Gaudet, Laura; Jackson, Allen – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is located behind the kneecap (patella) and connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). Stabilizing the knee joint is the primary responsibility of the ACL. Injuries that affect the ACL are three to five times more common in females than males. This is a result of anatomical, biomechanical,…
Descriptors: Human Body, Injuries, Risk Management, Sports Medicine
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McDaniel, Larry W.; Haar, Calin; Ihlers, Matt; Jackson, Allen; Gaudet, Laura – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
Whether you are a weekend warrior or a serious athlete, most runners fear the possibility of being injured. For those who are physically active or stand on their feet all day, healthy feet are important Highly conditioned runners spend many hours performing foot maintenance to prevent unnecessary injuries. Some of the common foot injuries are:…
Descriptors: Injuries, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Safety Education