After tearing her ACL for the second time on March 12, 2017, Kristin decided she was going to get surgery in order to be able to play her senior season that started in late November. 497 more words
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“I couldn’t run without my legs going numb. They would fall asleep and feel like I was being stabbed in the calves, so they had to cut open the fascia muscle on each leg.” This cringing quote was stated by graduate student Erika Flowers who just finished her collegiate soccer career at Iona College. 390 more words
By Kendra U.
In the book Women, Media and Sport (1994), there is a section that focuses solely on reflecting gender values. Pamela Creedon’s purpose throughout this chapter is to expand insights on how the playing fields in sports (rinks, fields, courts) serve as a metaphor for gender values. 1,067 more words