History of Gymnastics
The word gymnastics derives from the common Greek adjective γυμνός (gymnos) meaning "naked", by way of the related verb γυμνάζω (gymnazo), whose meaning is "to train naked", "train in gymnastic exercise", generally "to train, to exercise". The verb had this meaning,...
If you are afraid of failure, you don't deserve success. (Nastia Liukin)
To Become a CHAMPION: Take your worst event and make it your best... AND THEN, take your worst event and make it your best... AND THEN, take your worst event and make it your best... (Gerald S. George, Ph.D.)
Gymnastics: World’s Most Dangerous Sport?
Hundreds of thousands of parents put their kids into gymnastics at an early age. Many dream of Olympic glory or college scholarships, and while many parents view gymnastics as having some risks, most do not appreciate how many life threatening injur...
What is Educational Gymnastics?
The term educational gymnastics emerged in Great Britain in the 1950’s to describe a child-centered, non-competitive, creative approach to movement (i.e., body management). Educational gymnastics is committed to the unique way each child...
ANCIENT HISTORY ASSESMENT: SPARTA
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What are the main features of Spartan government in the period to 500BC?:
HOW SPARTAN CONSTITUTION/GOVERNMENT CAME TO BE:
Throughout the Greek world at this time, a great period of expansion and colonization took place, chiefly due to land hu...
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Games of the II Olympiad |
Host city | Paris, France |
Nations participating | 24 |
Athletes participating | 997 (975 men, 22 women) |
Events | 95 in 19 sports |
Opening ceremony | May 14 |
Closing ceremony | October 28 |...
An epic poem is a long poem that tells a story about heroes. The Iliad is a great epic poem written by Homer in the 8th century BC, reflecting on events that occurred around 1200 BC during the time of the Olympian religion. "There were twelve chief gods who supposedly lived in Mou...
B-boying is a form of hip-hop dancing, which is popularly known as breaking. It consists of top or up rock, footwork, spinning moves (power moves), and freeze. B-boying came from Bronx, NY. The term "B-boy" or "B-boying" was created by Kool Herc who was a DJ spinning at block parties in Bronx back i...
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ASSIGNMENT:- 1.Write short notes on Aristotle, Plato and Socrates.
2.A detailed write-up of the impact and contribution of Nobel Laureates(1969-2009) on the economy.
3.Feudalism; its emergence, factors that sustained it and factors that led to its collapse.
4.Industrial Revolution; its emer...
Gymnastics: Size is the Competitors Edge
Girl’s gymnastics is a very competitive sport; every little detail matters in every event. A gymnast’s size is something that can make or break her gymnastics career. If the gymnast is too tall or too heavy she will have trouble doing what gymnasts say a...
The history of physical education reflects people's attitudes about physicalactivity. From prehistoric times, because survival was related to physical stamina and to people's ability to find food, no separate physical fitness programs were needed. Gradually, ancient societies in China, Egypt, Greece...
POMPEII AND HERCALANEUM
MANNER OF DEATH IN POMPEII
( Pyroclastic flow of lava
( Toxic gases
( Trapped in buildings (starvation/dehydration/suffocation)
( Covered in lava
( Inhalation of ash
( Heatwaves (Herculaneum)
( Roof Collapse
( Hit by falling Rocks
A Brief History of Physical Education
If several hundred years from now archaeologist were investigating our society, they would find endless examples of sport in the United States: stadiums, swimming pools, running shoes, hockey sticks, skis, baseball gloves, posters of sports stars, etc. Even tod...
To provide a meaningful background of physical education and sport in modern society it is helpful to have a clear understanding of its role in the past and how it emerged. The purpose of this assignment is to outline the history of physical education since time immemorial. The text begin...
Dr. William Anderson was a young teacher who recognized that few opportunities existed for individuals interested in physical development. Edward Hitchcock, Dudley Sargent, and Anderson invited ministers, gymnastic teachers, school principals, and others to Adelphi Academy. W...
Mozart and dance
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The Grosse Redoutensaal (Grand Ballroom) of the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna, where much of Mozart's dance music was first performed.
The composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote a g...
Brief History of Physical Education
A brief history of physical education in the United States would kick off in the nineteenth century. There was growing popularity of formal physical education programs all across Europe where calisthenics and gymnastics were all the rage. American schools looked...
History of dance
Dance does not often leave behind clearly identifiable physical artifacts that last over millennia, such as stone tools, hunting implements or cave paintings. It is not possible...
~ History of English ~
Summer term 2010/11
~ Introduction ~
- Who speaks English?
- 1) inner circle (320-380 million speakers; English as L1)
- 2) outer circle (150-300 million speakers; English as L2)
- 3) expanding circle (1...