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Letter To My Freshmen Self

I know you’re nervous to start college. I know you’re also excited to start the new chapter of your life. Take a moment to enjoy the peace before your world starts turning a mile a minute. 23 more words

Mastering the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT)

The two mile run is the most difficult event for most soldiers taking the US Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT). However, with proper preparation, it can be passed very easily. 706 more words

Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

A little about me- I am a former high school athlete, college athlete, active duty military, & currently in the National Guard.

I majored in Fitness management in college while playing football. 385 more words

Being an Athlete Has Taught Me More Than How to Kick a Ball

Post content spurred by the fact that I recently decided to end my official soccer career late spring, and am now realizing I won’t be participating in the fall season. 538 more words

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15 Crucial Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Being A College Athlete

1. Life is about playing well with others.

No matter if you’re on the field, in a classroom, or in the corporate world, you must know how to put a smile on your face, how to support a teammate or colleague, and how to be selfless. 708 more words

Former college wrestler suing after series of concussions

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Old Dominion University wrestler has filed a lawsuit against the school, saying that despite being knocked out three times over a six-week period and exhibiting symptoms of concussions, coaches failed to refer him for medical treatment. 252 more words

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University panel adopts expanded student-athlete protections

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A policy that would nearly triple the number of University of California student-athletes guaranteed continued financial aid in the event of a career-ending sports injury received unanimous approval Wednesday, May 11, from a committee of the university’s governing board. 812 more words

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