athlete


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athlete

1. a person trained to compete in sports or exercises involving physical strength, speed, or endurance
2. Chiefly Brit a competitor in track and field events
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Being a veteran professional athlete, I've identified the need for sports agents and their athlete clients to have more quality options when it comes to service providers.
The overload is the first stage, which directly relates to the workload that the athlete first experiences in a workout.
Olympic Committee officials conceded to ``mismanaged expectations'' for some of its athletes at the Turin Olympics, and pledged the USOC will do a better job of stressing good behavior to its athletes ahead of the 2008 Beijing Games.
Asymptomatic hyponatremia is not normally detected unless an athlete has blood or serum electrolyte concentrations tested for some other reason (1,3,6,29,31,38,39,41,44).
The same investigation revealed that slugger Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants and other top athletes may also have gotten an unfair advantage from using steroids.
Better yet, I pictured a card of skinheads holding anti-Kobe banners, with the names of black athletes accused of crimes.
However, about half of the calls and e-mails come from healthy individuals--professional power lifters, sprinters, and weekend wannabe athletes of all stripes.
At least one study published that, at the end of a 15-week treatment involving an increase of 360 kcal/day and a reduction to six from seven days training per week, the athlete gained about five pounds and achieved "several personal best performances.
Our plans for our next batch of freshmen move operations beyond the intercollegiate student athlete program to add students involved in club sports, which will target another several hundred people.
Health educators should examine how the athlete feels significant others will respond to their use of supplements, the opinion of the significant others, and the amount of support the adolescents want to have from them.
Just as today's athlete is stronger and faster, pushing the limits of the human body, they are also using their tenacity to create thriving enterprises and succeed in the business world.
Planning for retirement: If the model, athlete or entertainer is self-employed, a simple employee pension (SEP), which allows a self-employed individual to contribute the lesser of 15% of earnings or $30,000 to a retirement account (and in so doing, post-pones the tax on the contribution until it is withdrawn), makes a lot of sense.