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Keep It on the Track

- Keep It on the Track Everyone speeds every now and then or drives a way that does not obey the rules of the road. I have a pretty good experience of not obeying the traffic laws, such as flipping my mother’s car or even speeding up to 130 mph, and sometimes drag racing on open road. After a bunch of tickets and raising my insurance rates I came to see that I should keep the reckless driving on the track. I always seemed to not learn from the first mistake when it came to driving, after my first car accident you would think I’d learn to obey driving laws....   [tags: consequences for reckless driving]

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Track And Field Of The Olympic Games

- Track and field is a very remarkable sport. Track and Field is an assembly of many different events; some of which include sprints, long-distance running, shot put, and the javelin throw. Track and Field initiated in Ancient Greece, where only nude men were allowed to compete, while women couldn 't even watch. The ancient Olympic games started in the year 776 BC, when Koroibos, a cook from the close-by city of Elis, won the stadium race, a foot race 600 feet long. According to some abstract conventions, this was the main athletic occasion of the amusements for the initial 13 Olympic celebrations....   [tags: Energy, Force, Pentathlon, Running]

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The History of Track and Field

- Track and field is a form of exercise that has historically given talented individuals an opportunity to show their athleticism through events like sprinting, relays, and long jumping. Track and field is also a form of a challenge because it gives the athlete a chance to see who is the best in the world because in track in field u compete against others around the world and county districts. Track and field begined in 776.b.c when a cook named koroibos who was from Elis won a race that was ran over 600ft in distance (ezinearticles.com/History-of-Track-and-Field.) The distance of the event was set at 42.195 km; the marathon was introduced at these games to commerate the run of pheidippides,...   [tags: sports and exercise]

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Summary : ' The Fast Track '

- ... But with the company 's business growth, it also brings a lot of problems. Different countries and religions have different cultures, for an employee how to deal with these cultural differences is very important. If an employee especially excellent but there is no way to learn how to work effectively through the culture differences, it may be cannot get a high rating from the clients. For all over the world, “establish codes of conduct for globally ethical business practice” (Ch11, Donaldson) is also necessary....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Applied ethics, Business]

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The 's On Track, Adult Lifestyle

- ... In Updikes correspondence between the two characters of Sammy and Mr. Lengel, it seems as if a misunderstanding. “You didn’t have to embarrass them” to which Mr. Lengel replies. “It was they who were embarrassing us.” In Bernardo’s record, she mentions that Sammy is telling Mr. Lengel about his own belief system “people should be able to be frivolous when they want to. They should be able to come into a store in bathing suits to buy snacks, and they should be able to turn heads when they do it....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Girl, The Critic]

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Champion Of The Track Review

- ... What the cartoony graphics and multiple bonus games showcase is the fact that this game is simply fun in its purest form. There is no false pretense with Champion of the Track, as what you see is what you get, and what you get in this case is a highly enjoyable slots experience. Article 34 – The Finer Reels of Life Review Its name may be an obvious play on words, but there is no denying that the The Finer Reels of Life is a slot game unique in its own right. The latest title from powerhouse developer Microgaming is one that sums up the true meaning of living the high life....   [tags: American football, Football, Game, Games]

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How to Track a Hurricane

- How to track a hurricane Hurricanes, also known as cyclones or typhoons, are huge, devastating tropical storms that can be up to 600 miles wide. They have strong, forceful winds that spiral inward and upward circling around the “eye” of the storm. Inside the eye, there are clear skies and light winds, however, surrounding the eye wall there are bands of wind and rain that spread out for over hundreds or thousands of miles. Hurricanes begin as tropical disturbances over warm ocean water (27°c or 80°F) and gathers heat and energy as it moves across the ocean....   [tags: huge, devastating tropical storms]

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Track and Field Technical Analysis

- Introduction Track and field is a sport that contains many different disciplines, including track sprints, track distance races, and field events, which include javelin throwing and pole-vaulting, among others. While predominantly an individual sport (except for relay races), in high school athletics, track and field athletes earn points based on their finishes toward an overall team score. Each athlete in each event should perform their best for two reasons: their individual result and their team score....   [tags: Sports, Athletes]

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Want to track your kid?

- A. Summary (Write a summary of the video clip ‘Want to track your kid. There's an app for that’. ) New iPhone-applications such as “teen tracker” and “MamaBear” appear to be quite useful for parents. These applications are capable of tracking the adolescent’s locations on a map and therefore make the parents know where their kids are at every moment. Additionally they activate the phone’s camera, for recording audio and video, respectively. Dr. Keith Ablow, who is a psychiatrist, has a relatively negative perspective on these apps, as they can cause implications....   [tags: iphone app, teen tracker, mamabear]

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Heroes of the Track

- Heroes of the Track Racing has gone through many changes since 1974, when it first started. Racecars were not equipped with safety features such as roll bars, cages and safety belts. When accidents occurred drivers were seriously injured or died. Over the years, steps have been taken to prevent major injuries. Race cars are now equipped with safety features and the drivers now wear suits that are made from flame retardant material, helmets and safety belts. Racetracks have also been modified to help make the sport safe....   [tags: Papers]

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How to Control Train Operations on a Track

- Executive Summary In traditional signaling system on railway application, it used the Fixed Block System (FBS) and Moving Block System (MBS) is commonly employed to control train operation on track. On this system when a leading train has stop moving it will block the behind follow as train operation. If a leading train is halt on track for any unexpected reasons for a long time. That will be a big jam-up occurs on track. For this dense queue result, the unexpected interaction situation between running trains when they begin to move again....   [tags: peak demand, railway, station]

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Application for the Fast Track Nursing Program

- ... Consistently, though, I find myself pulled towards discussions of patients' psychosocial and discharge care needs – typically roles more closely aligned with primary care. I excelled in N235 (Psychiatric Nursing), which more than teaching me about psychiatry, taught me how to engage with patients and quickly build a therapeutic relationship. Of course, the truly invaluable knowledge I gained through my physical assessment, pathophysiology, and basic science courses will assist me in my career for years to come....   [tags: experiences, qualifications, passion]

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The Track Records Of Mutual Fund Managers

- A wide grin spread across my face as I proudly announced to my finance professor, “I’ve been saving up for a year, and I’m finally ready to start investing real money in stocks.” Despite my enthusiasm, he surprised me by replying, “Be careful. Speculating is really risky. You should look into indexing.” I took a step back and tried to make sense of the situation. This very professor has been teaching me how to handpick stocks and valuate them based on forecasts, i.e. speculate. Yet the same professor was telling me not to trade based on speculation....   [tags: Investment, Mutual fund, Hedge fund, Index fund]

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Employee Monitoring : Employees Are Staying On Track

- In today’s workforce, many companies are adapting to systems that make sure employees are staying on track. These systems are designed to record and log everything an employee does on their company computer. Common software used for employee monitoring can view emails, websites, and even all the way down to the keystrokes typed. However, employee monitoring is accompanied with rules and regulations to provide employee protection (What is employee, 2014). Sometimes employees feel that employee monitoring is crossing the line....   [tags: Employment, The Work, Company, Form of the Good]

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U.s. Olympic Track & Field Trials

- ... Although there will be much more competition outdoors than there was indoors, Berian has proved that he knows how to win. Berian’s personal best in the 800m is 1:43.34. Donovan Brazier finished his freshmen season at Texas A&M as the NCAA champion and he recently turned pro. At the NCAA Championships, Brazier’s time of 1:43.55 broke the NCAA record set by Jim Ryun in 1966. Brazier is the youngest competitor in the field, but he has a very good shot at making the U.S. Olympic team. Brazier’s time puts him into the top three, but he will have to be consistent through the rounds....   [tags: Summer Olympic Games, Olympic Games]

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Observation of a Track and Field Coach

- Observation of a Track and Field Coach I chose to observe the practices at State College for Track and Field. I primarily focused on the distance team with John as the coach. When I arrived at the first practice I observed Coach John talking to the team at the beginning of their practice. He was going over what they should focus on during their first track meet, which was coming up. His positive attitude stood out the most. He put his emphasize on having fun. He stressed the importance that they work as hard as they can to achieve their best performance but his final words were, "Have fun!" I started to realize what he stressed most for his team and that was to achieve the goals they set f...   [tags: Papers]

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- Track My heart beating loudly in my chest is the only sound I can here. The air, whipping past my face, tries to curb my inertia but I just press on harder and harder. As I make my turn to go into the straight-away, the next man in the relay team comes into sight. I push my legs harder and harder, but I cannot make them move any faster. There is only one hundred meters left to go before the instant I have to pass the baton the next runner. As I am speeding down the lane like a jet about to lift off, I see the fans cheering in my peripheral vision but I remain focused on my objective ahead of me....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The History of Track and Field

- Track and Field events, also known as athletics, have progressed a great deal since their birth in Olympus, around the ninth century B.C. More athletes and more nationalities compete in Track and Field than in any other Olympic sport. Athletics is one of the largest attractions at the Modern Olympics, drawing in huge crowds of spectators and creating interest at summer Olympics. Track and Field events have come a long way since the Ancient Greek Olympic games. Many events and techniques have been revised, added, or eliminated since the original Greek Olympics....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Welfare Reform is on the Right Track

- Welfare Reform is on the Right Track Over the last five years, thousands of people have worked their way off of welfare and have become independent. This is a great accomplishment which owes much of the credit to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Act of 1996. By passing the TANF Act, a restriction was put on the amount of time a person could be on welfare. Under the TANF Act a person can no longer receive welfare once their five-year limit is reached. Although this does seem rash, it has started a movement among the poverty stricken to go out and get jobs and work their way out of poverty....   [tags: Government Political Politics Essays]

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Turf over Land - Track vs. Cross Country

- Turf Over Land In the world of high school running, there are two types of runners: cross country runners and track runners. I am both, as I have been in cross country since seventh grade and track since first grade. I know how it feels to train and compete in both, and I have come to a conclusion that track & field is way better than cross country. In cross country, the season is much longer than track. To non-runners, the season is about 3 months long. However, in the eye of a runner, summer training makes it even longer by at least 2 months....   [tags: race, training, runners]

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Fast Track To Being A Saint

- Fast Track To Being A Saint There is no waiting list to become a saint. Instant access, like the internet, is now available if one can prove a few miracles and get enough people to rally in ones' behalf to become a saint in less than a few years. On May 9, 2005, Pope Benedict read a letter in which "he asked the head of the Vatican Congregation, for the causes of saints, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, to waive the five-year waiting period between the time of a person's death and when the process for beatification, a key step toward sainthood, can begin (Fisher and Goodstein1)....   [tags: Pope John Paul Saint]

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Sports Narrative - Track Competition

- Personal Narrative- Track Competition The moment of truth was upon me. The official times, this includes whom qualified for finals, for the 400m relay had been posted. My eyes scanned the page for the bold letters that spell ANDERSON. As I ran my finger across the page to where the times were posted, my ears began to shut out all outside noises, leaving me alone with the thump of my heart and the inhale and exhale of my lungs. Both began to increase in speed as my eyes narrowed in on the time....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Bonus Tip : Preventing Click Track Bleed

- ... You’re welcome. Get sound to the headphones Here is a little fact that will make you sick to your stomach: You can spend all the money you want on interfaces and preamps, but if musicians can not hear themselves and their band when recording, they are not going to like using your studio. The solution to this problem requires a bit of money invested in a headphone distribution system. A headphone distribution system can be as simple as sending a separate mix out to the recording rooms where a headphone distribution box allows multiple musicians to each plug headphones in and have their own headphone volume control....   [tags: Output, Input, Headphones, Digital audio player]

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How is Walmart Able to Keep Track of its Inventory?

- ... What 2 powerful forces converged in the 90s that Walmart took advantage of. How did they take advantage of them. How has this changed the retailing business. What factors most contributed to the decline of Rubbermaid from 1994 to 2004. There are several factors that contributed to the decline of Rubbermaid from 1994 to 2004. The cost of production for producing Rubbermaid products increased greatly which resulted in the price of resin to shoot up. However, the producers had to demand more from the retailers to keep up with the standards of the profits....   [tags: telson, low prices, producers]

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Scotland's Track Star Was Running forMmore Than Gold

- Running For More Than Gold “God often takes a course for accomplishing His purposes directly contrary to what our narrow views would prescribe. He brings a death upon our feelings, wishes, and prospects when he is about to give us the desire of our hearts (John Newton).” I think this quote applies directly to the life of Eric Henry Liddell. The final words he said on this earth where “total surrender,” and he lived it out in his life and was content in every situation. Eric Liddell was arguably Scotland’s best track athlete and participated in the olympics, but in his athletic prime he abandoned track and followed God’s will for his life....   [tags: olympics, runner, race]

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High School Track Athlete HIIT Program

- With a track athlete they may be performing in various events throughout the day that require them to cover various distances or the procession of various skill sets. Events such as sprints may be 400 meters and require incredible speeds that may only be maintained for short periods of time. They may be involved with relays where they require coordination and pace matching for the baton to be passed. Or they could be a hurdler and require wait-high leaps on a repeated basis. No matter the task at hand it will require the combined use of speed, agility and strength in order for them to be competitive....   [tags: tracking system, training]

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Blogs Are A Way For People Keep Track Of Their Own Blog

- Blogs are a way for people to keep track of their own personal experiences and ideas and share them with others. Blogs are online webpages, which tend to reflect a journal. To use a blog you simply go to its webpage and begin exploring the site, reading the entries, and watching the videos. Many blogs have links to other blogs are other social media outlets. Students may use a blog instead of another online tool in order to share and upload assignments or their own ideas. I learned that even young students can have a blog and benefit from its use....   [tags: Twitter, Social media, Education, Blog]

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The Importance Of Keeping Track Of Your Fitness On A Daily Basis

- ... This helps people that have this app because it helps them throughout their physical fitness career. They can also pick the different workouts that they would like to try out. In fact, after researching in depth information I came across some examples of exercises that will persuade people to do the workouts. Ex: Ab workouts, Arm workouts, Butt workouts for anyone boys or girls, and leg workouts, and you can squeeze in some full body workouts. Some cardio suggestions could be running 5 miles, walking 20 min....   [tags: Physical exercise, Exercise, Obesity]

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Nike : An Athlete And Track Coach At University Of Oregon

- Nike Case Study The creators of Nike Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman began in 1964, they used be name Blue Ribbon Sports. Little be known an athlete and track coach at University of Oregon would be on their way to create one of the most well known athletic brands today. At first, they began as an athletic Japanese shoe supplier and then eventually became what we know now as Nike. To this day they are the main supplier of athletic clothing, shoes, accessories today. Nike is one of the top sponsors for athletes, to name a few Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant are all phenomenal basketball players....   [tags: Social responsibility]

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Using Microsoft Excel to Keep Track of Monthly Payments

- As Miss White needed help to keep track of monthly payments made by the 10 pupils in her group and to keep a monthly record of individual payments, a running total for each pupil, the overall total collected each month and the average amount per pupil collected each month. The overall cost of the trip is £500 per pupil between the months of October to March excluding December. Choice of Application Used To do this I needed to use the software Microsoft Excel 2003 as it was easier to use than other software products....   [tags: Computers, Finance]

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Business Plans Are Ineffective Without Metrics For Track Performance

- Introduction Business plans are ineffective without metrics to track performance. Business must understand the difference between metrics (which is the ideal standards for measurements) and measurements (which is the raw outcomes of qualifications). And these businesses need to know which success factors will require measuring. Can you imagine everyday going to work for an organization that you are proud to be a part of and truly excited about. They have a decent salary and they may even have a room for nursing mothers....   [tags: Management, Culture, The Culture, Sustainability]

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Hip Hop Award For Best Impact Track

- ... We’re not aware of that. We’re aware of the other shit.”Fire Squadz is a song based on the never ending problem on white supremacy in society. when J. Cole says “there are levels to us economically and because of the different skin colors within our own race. We’re not aware of that. We’re aware of the other shit” show how messed up the whole system because of not only the long lasting stereotypes but because people of color let these stereotype define them and they don’t necessary understand and realise they are just feeding these inaccurate statements on their color....   [tags: White people, Black people, Racism, Race]

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I Am Rotating Through Fast Track

- ... The nurse responded with “because we don’t just hand out pain medication here”. The nurse and physician discharged this patient without any pain medication. After the patient was sent out to the lobby to check out, I overheard the nurse and physician talking about how this patient is “probably just a drug seeker” and “she probably isn’t really hurting”. Part II: I was the first person to assess this patient when she arrived in the emergency department. When I think back to my conversation with her, I remember her being short with me....   [tags: Pain, Patient, Opioid, Medicine]

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The "Mommy Track" Debate

- The "Mommy Track" Debate As more and more women continue to move into the workplace, hot debate has arisen surrounding the issues of work and family balance. Many female managers and professionals with young families are leaving the fast track for what has become known as the “mommy track.” Today, as young people are applying for jobs, many now take into consideration a company’s values of a work and life balance. Some say that the pressures of maternity are becoming an obstacle for many women who wish to continue their climb up the corporate ladder....   [tags: Women Careers Children Essays]

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Coaching Track

- Coaching Track Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a successful track coach and coach your protégés to a successful season. Through job shadowing, personal experience, and research, I have found out just how much hard work goes into coaching. Of the more than twenty million Americans who are running today, most who start do so for the wrong reasons, with the wrong attitude, and tend to lose interest after a few weeks or months. Many quit. This is usually because they become concerned with superficial goals such as time and distance and never discover the more profound mental benefits that running offers....   [tags: Papers]

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Track State Championship

- Track State Championship The pit of my stomach felt as if it was being eaten away by gnawing insects inside. It wasn't just the ordinary butterflies but evil-biting insects. I was standing impatiently on the track quickly sliding further toward the inside as the incoming runner completed her handoff. Screaming encouragements, I waited for Rachel to make her way down the last stretch. We successfully completed our exchange of the baton and I was off. We arrived at Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo, Colorado our normal two hours early on a dark, rainy Friday morning....   [tags: Memoir Essays]

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Multi Track History

- 60s Research Document 4.1.1,2 History and development of the Multitrack Recorder Multitrack recorders were originally developed in the early 1950s in Germany. The initial principle of multitracks was to divide a tape in two parts and record different sounds onto each and play them back concurrently. The fact that both tracks would be on the same tape would mean they would be synchronised exactly. In classical music recordings of the 1950s, the early two track machines were first used and recorded in stereo....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Using GPS to Track a Particular Person

- Using GPS to Track a Particular Person Introduction Often times its hard to imagine how the world survived without cell phones. Its an automatic response, when you see a car accident you take out your cell phone and dial for help, or when a child is waiting for a ride they will call their parents to see how far away they are. It is a great convenience for society to be able to do such things. Imagine if you didn't even have to call somebody to find out where they were. It may seem like a futuristic idea, humanity being capable of such mind reading; however, the advancement of GPS, global positioning systems, those ideas are coming to life in the present....   [tags: Global Positioning Systems Technology Essays]

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Sony's Track Record as an Innovative Company

- Sony's Track Record as an Innovative Company There is no doubt that Sony has been successful and innovative. The company is extremely well known for being innovative and originating from a country that does not encourage that attribute. It is just one of the features which set it apart from its Japanese competitors in it's early stages. When you consider the innovations Sony has brought us, it is clearly apparent that it has a definite track record for being a highly innovative leader rather than a follower with its products....   [tags: Papers]

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Sports Narrative - Track State Champion

- Personal Narrative- Track State Champion With shaky knees, I hesitantly made my way up the large white steps. With the back of my hand, I brushed away a few salty tears of relief. As I stood at the top of the podium and looked up into the packed stadium, my mind drifted back to everything I had gone through to achieve this moment, the day I became a state champion. The start of the 2002 track season found me concerned with how I would perform. After a disastrous bout with mononucleosis ended my freshmen track season, the fear of failure weighed heavily on my mind....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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The Similarities and Differences between Hershey's Track and Field and Skate in School

- The Similarities and Differences between Hershey’s Track and Field and Skate in School “The main thing is that it’s nice to see these young people- 9 to 14 years old- take the opportunity to get more involved in their health and fitness. We need more kids to be active.”-Rafer Johnson. This quote can relate well to Hershey’s Track and Field and Skate in School because the main points for each programs are about offering children the possibilities to engage in physical performance while having fun and stay fit at the same time....   [tags: sport activities and staying healthy]

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Railway Systems Provide Fast, Stable Transport for Mass Transit Traffic

- ... Also provide the function of monitoring information exchanging. Different types of train are called Rolling stock system. ATC (automatic train control) which is the control system of railway includes ATO (automatic train operation) and ATP (automatic train protection) with using ATS (automatic train supervision system) to monitoring the operation and regulation of EMU in the railway system [3]. Train performance is affecting by tack layout analysis and design. Tack Layout limited the maximum speed of the train, and which cause the effect on the time applying motoring mode, coasting mode and braking mode [4] transport time and the efficiency are depending on track layout....   [tags: track, train, project]

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Evaluation Of The Coordinating Officer For Operations At The University Of Nebraska Lincoln Track And Field Program

- ... When entering call logs for our coaches it was crucial that I enter the phone call at the exact time for the correct duration because the NCAA would check all these calls to make sure there was no “illegal” calls being made. If I messed up any of these logs I would have to delete the log and start over. This whole process to enter one call would take around three minutes and when you have eight coaches calling out around fifteen times a day you have little time for error. So paying attention to all the details of every call was crucial....   [tags: High school, Management, College]

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Rehabilitation Project of The Philippine National Railways

- CHAPTER 1: Introduction 1.1 BACKGROUND AND NATURE OF THE PROJECT Transport systems play a crucial part in a nation’s socio-economic growth. Movements of people, goods and information have always been fundamental components of human societies. Transport represents one of the most significant human activities worldwide. It forms valuable links between regions and economic activities, between people and the rest of the world. Public transportation, by definition, is a shared passenger transport service which is available for use by the general public....   [tags: Rail, Track, Transportation]

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How Technology Can Help Track Performance Levels Increase With Future Tech

- ... Faults in the employee’s methods or other distracters (i.e. marital problems) can be identified and corrected resulting in bolstered output. Technology induced increased productivity will spill onto the home front as well. Home Productivity Real time supply tracking will increase productivity. A mother is getting ready to come home from work and decides she wants to make lasagna for dinner, but is unsure of what ingredients she has. No problem because with the real time tracking of food and supplies she is able to identify which items she will need to buy....   [tags: Employment, Productivity, Technology, The Work]

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The Horrific Truth Behind the Food and Drug Administration Fast Track

- Approval Process The Food and Drug Administration is a government agency responsible for the investigation, evaluation, allocation, and lastly the supervising of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, radiation equipment, and other health related products that the public relies on daily for health and medical necessity. Being the highly innovative and productive society that America is, it goes without saying that consumers are busier than ever and time is a very valuable asset to have in your pocket....   [tags: zohydro er, medical devices, public pressure]

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Keep Track of What You Eat: Dikeatray Recommended Intakes

- ... I was also surprised to see that this number was also low. In order to increase my lipids intake is I would add more foods like nuts and avocado. I did not meet 100% of my fiber intake. My fiber was under my DRI. My DRI was 25g and I consumed 22g. My fiber was a bit low in my diet. I would have liked to see my fiber intake above 25g. I also did not consume enough from each fiber-contain foods groups. Both my fruits and vegetables feel short to meet my recommended intake. I really did not consume any foods that were high in fiber....   [tags: food, macronutrients, proteins]

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The Curious Researcher Of The Black Red, White And Blue For Track And Field

- ... So, I decided to come up with the question: How does plastic surgery impact transgendered people mentally. Now some may wonder, why is it important to learn about transgender people in their growing education. Education is what it is, education. Transgender people have made major historical impacts, such as Laverne Cox on being the first transgender woman to debut on a major hit T.V show, or Chaz Bono on Dancing With the Stars. For some, after graduation, you might have a boss who is transgender, or even become their boss....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Gender identity]

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Business Administration On A Pre Health Track Here At The University Of Florida

- 1. I am studying Business Administration on a Pre-Health track here at the University of Florida because I have a passion in helping others through the healthcare field and I would like to run and manage my private practice effectively one day. Ever since I was in elementary school, my dream was to become someone useful and resourceful in the healthcare field. At this very moment I do not know exactly what I want to specify myself in the healthcare system, but I know that I love helping others get better and feel better....   [tags: Management, Recruitment, Business, Dentistry]

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I Am Meeting Alonzo Findley On Campus And University Track And Field Team

- ... His great grandmothers son was racist and didn’t want a black boy attending his mom’s funeral. It turned out that that entire side of his family was racist and shut out Zo and his siblings. They all believed that they wouldn’t turn out to be anything in life and would wind up on the streets selling drugs. This presumption has driven Alonzo to prove them wrong and become the best person he can be. Today he is creating a plan of action for graduate school in the fall. The same man that didn’t invite Zo to his mother’s funeral developed Alzheimer’s and forgot about all the hatred he had towards black people....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Life, Meaning of life]

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Keeping Track Of What I Ate For Three Days Forced

- ... On average, I was consuming about one teaspoon per day and it is recommended to have six teaspoon per day. That one teaspoon was probably from the vegetable oil with which I used to cook my food. I learned that oils are an essential part of the diet. I now try to incorporate healthy oils like vegetable and coconut oil when I cook. I also eat more foods that contain healthy fats like avocados. I hardly ever eat grains. Living on my own, I could never use a loaf of bread before it would get moldy and cooking rice takes forever....   [tags: Nutrition, Fat, Obesity, Weight loss]

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Not "Just Another Name" by Lifehouse

- “Yesterday, she was just a little girl pretending she was queen. She didn't know it would change her world, didn't know what this would mean. Which mask will you wear today. How about the one with the pretty smile. To you it's just another day in a life you haven't lived in quite a while. Everybody knows your name, but they don't know who you are. But to them it's just a game, and I think it's gone too far.” In these lyrics from Lifehouse’s “Just Another Name,” the viewers can easily see the heart of Lifehouse....   [tags: music, genre, radio track]

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The Benefits of Dynamic Stretching

- Dynamic stretching has become increasingly popular stretching technique for athletes of all ages. Dynamic stretching is a controlled movement that involves an active range of motion for each joint in the body. It involves stretching while the athletes are actively moving. Dynamic stretching is used to improve flexibility in motion and does so by resembling movements you would normally make in your sport. In comparison, static dynamic stretching involves an athlete stretching their muscles in a stationary position....   [tags: athletes, track, performance]

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Faculty Rights and Collective Bargaining

- Faculty Rights and Collective Bargaining In 1969, 78.3% of postsecondary faculty was on a tenured-track, leaving 21.7% not eligible for tenure. By 2009, that number had shifted substantially leaving only 33.5% university faculty on a tenure-track and 66.5% not eligible for tenure (Kezar & Maxey, 2013). With the shift from the majority of faculty being tenured to hiring primarily non-tenure eligible staff, it is important for public postsecondary administrators to understand the legal issues regarding hiring, disciplining and firing tenured and non-tenured faculty....   [tags: university faculty, tenured-track]

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Ashton Eaton vs. Bryan Clay

- ... The main thing a decathlete wants leading into his track meet is a lot of carbs. Bryan Clay holds the world record in the decathlon discus, but also throws 70 meters in the javelin. Also he is very good shot put as well and he throws 16.27m, but doing these amazing marks in each event doesn’t just come out of the sky, it takes a lot of hard work in the weight room. To get better for his throwing event he does a lot of bench, squats, and cleans; also Bryan does some push presses, snatches, and deadlifts as well....   [tags: track and field, decathlon champions]

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Wilma Rudolph’s Olympic Glory

- ... I believed my mother,” said by Wilma Rudolph (Biography of Wilma Rudolph, 1983). Rudolph started to get involved with high school sports, including basketball and track. Right away Rudolph started to win several races. She was soon invited to a training camp at Tennessee State University by Coach Ed Temple. Coach Ed became Rudolph’s influence. At Burt High School her nickname was “Skeeter”, because of her strong running ability. At the age of sixteen, just a sophomore in highschool, Rudolph won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia....   [tags: disability, polio, track]

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Rice Works to Keep Gaza Pullout on Track

- Rice Works to Keep Gaza Pullout on Track By BARRY SCHWEID, AP Diplomatic Writer 1 hour, 8 minutes ago WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice scrambled her schedule Friday to add a trip to the Middle East designed to nurture Israel's promised withdrawal from Gaza and part of the West Bank despite a spate of terror attacks. ADVERTISEMENT With the pullout a month away, State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said, "All the parties need to make the maximum effort to see that this disengagement process is a success." McCormack gave no precise date for Rice to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, but the trip was tacked onto one to Africa she is expected to underta...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Use of Simulation in Speaking Skill Development of Third-Year Students at Fast-Track Program

- The use of simulation in speaking skill development of third-year students at Fast-track program, FELTE, ULIS-VNU 1. The research’s problem statement, background and the rationale Along with the huge demand of good communication skill in English, the traditional teaching methods focusing much on grammar and vocabulary were gradually substituted by the appearance of a novel one named Communicative Language Teaching. This method aims at enhancing learners’ “communicative competence” which requires not only grammatical, lexical knowledge but strategic, actional and socio-cultural competence as well (Celce-Murcia et al, 1995)....   [tags: teaching methods, english, proficiency]

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Kraft Is Back On Track

- Introduction It is vital for organizations to assess the strengths and weaknesses of its functions and activities. As a major market share holder within their industry, Kraft in order to develop and grow is recommended to utilize some basic analytical models used within the business world. These models include the Porter Value Chain (PVC) framework and the Resource Based View (RBV) of unique competencies within their organization. The RBV includes some of PVC identifying primary and support activities....   [tags: Business Evaluation, Value Models]

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The Sound Track of Slavery

- The soundtrack of slavery, the rhythms and sounds of the fields, enriched American culture and helped to form the American identity. The cross-fertilization between Africa and America that came about through the slave trade impacted many areas of American culture, but none more so than the development of new genres of music including jazz, gospel, and above all else, the blues. The blues, which arose deep in the region known as the Mississippi Delta, has helped shape the American identity by providing a distinct sound incorporated into many genres of music and by providing a voice for those that previously had none....   [tags: genres, subcultures, popular music, jazz]

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Radio Frecuency Identification Analysis

- Most people struggle, at one point in time or another, with keeping track of items that could be misplaced or stolen. To combat this common mishap, Radio Frequency Identification also known as RFID can help. This technology can be used anywhere, from clothing tags to pet collars. Radio Frequency Identification is able to transfer data and automatically track tagged objects. Each tag contains a unique number, where the processing device then reads the tag, enabling technicians to identify the tag and return missing items to the rightful and legal owners....   [tags: rfid chip, tracking system, gps, track device]

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Treatment of Major Pathogens of the Respiratory Track: Azithromycin

- Azithromycin is Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic active in vitro to treat major pathogens that cause infections of the respiratory tract, other tissues and according to Wilson, Hannon, and Shields, they are: “bacterial infections, acute bacterial sinusitis, otitis media, pneumonia, tonsillitis, or pharyngitis.”(2014) It is manufactured under the trade name such as Azasite, Zithromax, and Zmax. Azithromycin acts by getting in to the 50S ribosomal subunit of susceptible microorganisms and blocked their regular protein making process....   [tags: acute bacterial sinusitis, dosage]

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The Last Season of the Last Year

- The Last Season of the Last Year My final year was one of the best experiences of my life, full of surprises one of which was me going out for a totally different sport that totally changed my view against obstacles that I face. It was right after the football season when I made a decision to go out for track with a friend of mine who encouraged me and without him I would have had a very different outcome. This is quite similar to the pact because of the same encouragement and competition that Sampson, Rameck and George received from each other....   [tags: Personal Narratives Sports Track Football Essays]

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Diagnostic Tests for Agents of Community- Acquired Pneumonia

- Worldwide, lower respiratory tract infections are the major cause of death due to an infectious disease. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is possibly the most important infectious disease that is encountered in clinical practice. Most forms of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are treatable. There is consensus that the selection of antimicrobial agents is notably simplified if the pathogen is defined. This article will focus on how aetiological tests can be used to guide antibiotic therapy in adult patients with CAP....   [tags: Health, Respiratory Track Infections]

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Is Cranberry Juice Effective for Preventing and Treating Urinary Track Infection?

- ... From this refined search of the selected databases, eight papers returned from over 8000 results. Evaluating the eight papers for quality evidence was critical when selecting the two papers to utilise. The evidence hierarchy was considered, aiming to use the highest evidence possible, such as systematic reviews and meta-analyses; and randomized, controlled, double-blind studies, to ensure the most accurate evidence informed the clinical decision for the patient (Bloom, Olinzock, Radjenoic & Trice, 2013)....   [tags: healthcare, patient, communication]

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African Americans in Juice 1992

- Juice is a 1992 American crime drama film that refers to the lives of four African-American youths in Harlem. It relates to the everyday life and activities in the young men's lives, starting as innocent bad behavior but grows more serious and propelling as time progresses. It also displays a strong emphasis on the struggles that the four must go through daily as well such as harassment by law enforcement and their relatives’ involvement in their lives. Raheem Porter is played by Khalil Kain, the leader of The Wrecking Crew....   [tags: drama film, analysis, sound track]

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Jesse Cleveland Owens

- ... However according to McCoy (1), “One day Jesse woke up to his mother Mary standing over him with a sterilized knife and boiling water. She cut the tumor off her baby boy, causing him to bleed for three days. Fortunately, he survived the amateur surgery.” Surprisingly this “surgery” performed by his mother was successful and Owens never had issues with the tumor or the surgery at any time in his life. As a kid Jesse was very shy and it was because of this shyness he possessed that he is called Jesse Owens today....   [tags: olympic long jumper, track, athlete, hitler]

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The 5k Of Hell

- The 5K of Hell Nerves building up in the early autumn morning of September 9th in the year of 2006 just knowing the race of hell has arrived. This morning was like no other after one year ago at the same race feeling the burn in my legs, the stitches in my sides, the energy leaving my body faster than I could finish the race. Once I had stepped on the Bellows Free Academy cross country bus I don't think I've ever wanted to get off so fast in my life but it felt like there was no end to the hour bus ride....   [tags: Running Jogging Track Personal Narrative Descripti]

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Film Score Music

- Film Score Music To say that music plays a large role in our society would not do justice to one of the most important and popular art forms of yesterday and today. We underestimate the effectiveness and power that music, in any form , can have over even the most insensitive of people. In almost everything we do and see music is involved in some form or another. Be it a piece played at a wedding, a song played on the radio or even the music played in the background in a television commercial....   [tags: Music Films Musical Essays Soundtrack Sound track]

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Team Player

- Team Player It is a cold, wet October morning in Slippery Rock, PA. The school bus carrying 50 sleeping high schoolers pulls into a gravel parking lot, joining a crowd of buses and vans already lining the edge of a vast grassy field. A never-ending white line is painted on the short-clipped grass marking a trail. It follows the outside of the expanse, along the parking lot, beside the road, up and down the hills and valleys, and through small patches of trees and brush at the far end of the field....   [tags: Short Story Track Running Essays]

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Five Miles

- Five Miles The winter air wraps me up like a thin, old blanket that is just about to break. I feel it course through my lungs, searing my alveolar sacs as they desperately try to extract a few molecules of oxygen from the air, renewing my depleted blood and sending it whooshing back to my legs and arms traveling almost 12,000 miles in a day. And I was only doing five. I hit a hill and feel that soreness in my legs, as if they had been wrung dry like a wet towel; sore but not hurting and then hurting and then numb....   [tags: Track Running Sports Peronal Narrative Essays]

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Investigating The Limiting Reagent Of A Chemical Reaction

- ... 1 mole of TiO2 (s) is equal to its atomic mass given in the original problem. Figure 4: 1 mole of TiO2 (s) on Train Track 5. Draw a vertical line on the train track next to the two amounts found from Steps 3 and 4. (See Figure 5) Figure 5: Vertical Line on Train Track 6. Determine the whole number that is in front of the compound TiO2 (s) by looking at the left side of the chemical equation from the original problem. 7. Write the number determined from Step 6, along with units, on the bottom train track next to the vertical line drawn in Step 5....   [tags: Stoichiometry, Chemical reaction, Chemistry]

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Railroad Tracks & Banana Peels

- The first railroads began to appear between 1820 and 1850. America had just gone through an era of canal making and now with the canals not in total operation, railroads began to thrive and take jobs in a swift manner. However, it was not easy for the railroad industry to promote their innovative new mode of transportation. With vision and ingenuity, the pioneers of the early American railroads were able to surmount all obstacles that stood in their way and lead the Nation into a "transportation revolution"....   [tags: Engineering ]

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The Australian Kokoda Campaign During the World War II

- Kokoda was arguably Australia’s most significant campaigns of the Second World War. The track crosses some of the most rugged and most isolated terrain in the world, and is only passable by foot. Being poorly equipped, and having not developed effective jungle warfare tactics, troops had to manoeuvre through the rough terrain. “In these moss forests, where you couldn't see the sun, the roots of the trees are all covered in moss and the track was only root from root. Further along, where it was not quite so high, you would spend three hours climbing up a small pad through the jungle.” (Simonson, 1995) Australia’s involvement through this jungle-enclosed pathway was the last resource Australia...   [tags: japanese, jungle warfare tactics]

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Business Analysis: Teamwork at Fast Trac Inc.

- Fast Track Inc. provides custom sales and promoting plans that bring out the most effective within the product and services of our purchasers. From the competitive home improvement sector to the technologically advanced telecommunications trade, Fast Track Inc. offers ability alongside sturdy ties among communities throughout the region. Serving the shoppers that save lots of time and cash could be a priority for US, and with results that is very simple to determine monthly and quarterly, the companies which tend to serve before long have the income and confidence to diversify....   [tags: ]

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Comparing Louis Armstrong and Etta James

- In this investigation, I will attempt to compare two of the most famous and influential Jazz artists of all time, Louis Armstrong, and Etta James’ personal lives with regards to finding music, their stylistic similarities and I will also compare four of their most famous tracks. In the case of Armstrong, this track is ‘What a wonderful world’, and ‘We have all the time in the world’ and for Etta James I will analyse and compare ‘At Last’, and ‘I’ve been loving you too long’. Louis Armstrong was born on August 4th 1901 in New Orleans....   [tags: famous and influential Jazz artists]

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Nissan GTR vs. Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

- As a car enthusiast you can agree that the GTR and the ZR1 are both amazing sports cars. Having a sports car is all about going fast. The GTR and the ZR1 are both fast cars but one is better that the other. It's not all about going fast in a straight line handling is also key. Track days in America are on the rise and having a fun sports car makes it all the better. And the Nissan and Chevy are both track inspired cars. These cars are both in the hundred thousand dollar range so they are both good competitors....   [tags: Performance, Specifications, Race Cars]

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Roller Coaster Research Paper

- The first roller coasters were patented by LaMarcus Adna Thompson in 1885 (Wikipedia), but roller coasters existed long before their paten. Back in late sixteenth century Russia there was a sport known as ice sliding where one would start at the top of a 70-foot wooden structure and pummel down a 600 feet long track on one’s 2-foot-long sleigh (Throgmorton 10). Ice sliding was only available during the winter months, so in the warmer months the Russians would affix wheels to their sleighs so they could enjoy sliding year round....   [tags: Engineering ]

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Year Round Education

- Have you ever wondered what the difference between traditional schooling and year-round education is. Maybe you didn’t know that there are more than one type of year-round education. A year-round school schedule can benefit educators, students, and even families. Year-round schooling is where the breaks in school are on a balanced schedule. Instead of having a three month summer break, there would be 60 days off and then the students would be back to school. If on a multi track schedule, teachers could use their off time to substitute at their school on a different track or at another school to get paid more....   [tags: traditional schooling, shorter breaks]

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Investigating Force And Acceleration Is Expressed By Newton 's Second Law Of Motion

- ... As friction increases, the acceleration decreases, causing negative skew in the results. Mass of the trolley – 98.98g The same trolley will be used. Newton’s second law of motion states that more force is required to accelerate a greater mass. Friction of the pulley The same pulley will be used. Friction between the string and the pulley, or within the pulley, will decrease the acceleration as it will act against the movement of the two masses. Materials Air track trolley 5 cm wide paper Electronic balance 4 x 50g brass mass Photogates x 2 Vacuum pump 2m string Pulley Linear air track ≈ 10cm of tape Safety Hazard Risk Precaution Electronic balance Can be knocked off bench...   [tags: Force, Mass, Newton's laws of motion]

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