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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: The Silent Killer, Chelsea Bond Apr 2007

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: The Silent Killer, Chelsea Bond

Education Undergraduate Theses

The sudden death of young athletes is unexpected and disturbing to all involved (Courson & Drezner, 2006). Recently, there was a local, young, active male who was a victim of this genetic heart flaw. Sudden cardiac death is defined as one that is unexpected, nontraumatic, and occurs instantaneously without an abrupt change in one’s previous clinical state (O’Connor, Kugler & Oriscello, 2001). The general population of athletes is truly at a low risk for ever being a young victim of such a catastrophic disorder, however, the unpredictability of this disorder sets it apart from any other clinical concern (Maron, 2003 ...


Personality And Psychological Assessment In Athletes: A Comparison Of Four Varsity Sports, Gari Neal Apr 2003

Personality And Psychological Assessment In Athletes: A Comparison Of Four Varsity Sports, Gari Neal

Education Undergraduate Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate differences in personality types among athletes and how personality plays a role in sport participation and selection. In this investigation of male and female varsity athletes, results from the Enneagram Personality Assessment and the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment (MBTI) were similar according to gender. According to the MBTI and Enneagram, no gender differences were found in athletes of four varsity sports at Carroll College. Results from the Enneagram Personality Assessment indicated that 94% of all athletes participating at Carroll College (male basketball, female basketball, male football and female volleyball players) received a ...


The Effects Of Weight Training On A Select Group Of Carroll College Freshman Women, Cathy Huffer Apr 1974

The Effects Of Weight Training On A Select Group Of Carroll College Freshman Women, Cathy Huffer

Education Undergraduate Theses

The male half of our species has participated in various physical activities for numerous years. Yet, until recently, it was unheard of for women to engage in many of these activities. Why? Because of past myths our society has gathered down through the years in response to women and physical exertion. For years women participated only in those feminine sports which took little strength and little mental discipline. Many felt that a real "lady" could not endure physical nor mental pressure. While Uncle Sam was encouraging the United States to build men in body, mind, and spirit, the women were ...