Track and field events are among the individual sports whereby individual effort is more important than the team strategy in winning the event. Team work on the other hand is quite important since when people work together, they tend to gain more as opposed to individual effort (John, 2007). This is well attributed to Kenyan athletes who in most cases employ team work in this individualized event to scoop top medals more so in 3000 m steeple chase, whereby they are seen to encourage one another and more so working as a team through out the race.
Essays on Sports
Creating a Company – AllSport Ltd Case Study
AllSport Ltd is a leading sports retail store based in the United Kingdom. It was started in February 2008 with one store in London. It has since expanded to four other locations around the UK. AllSport Ltd retails a wide range of sporting gear and equipment. The company is also engaged in the production of selected sporting gear. This report was compiled so as to examine the various aspects involved in creating and running a business. The roles of various managers were examined and SWOT and Pestle analyses carried out to examine the company position. It was found that AllSport was in a good position to grow and establish a solid brand presence in the UK and in Europe. It was recommended that management should use the analyses to establish weak points within the company and correct them to build a more successful business.
Research Paper on Sports Psychology: Yips
The ‘yips’ is a term used in sports to describe a transient loss of fine motor skills due to various causes. Although the major etiology is unknown, many researchers attribute it to a psychological and neurological cause. It is a reversible condition which has lead to the end of many sports careers due to poor performance (Vonbrock 50). In golf, it is referred to as a movement disorder that usually impedes with putting. This is because it leads to twitching, jerking and loss of concentration that leads to missing of short putts in golf (Cullen 56).