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athlete

Sports medicine A person who participates in an interscholastic, intercollegiate, or intramural athletic activity being conducted by an educational institution, or a professional athletic activity. See Athletic trainer, Athletic training.

athlete

increasingly favoured term for a person involved in any physically demanding sport (not only track and field athletics).

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Q. what else besides athletes foot can cause painful itchy burn tops of toes if the toes are bumped they throb and it hurts to flex toes, small red spots on toes

A. maybe only an allergic reaction is able to do so. but i would go on the athlete foot theory. or as they say "it's much more common to find horses and not zebras in America" 99% of the time it's an athlete foot. but it's o.k- it's relatively easy treatment.

Q. Can someone know what sport requires the highest degree of fitness from its athletes? I wanted to be a great sportsman. I am from a family where fitness is given least importance. My father is diabetic and my mom from obesity. They have sick lifestyle and weird food pattern. They do not exercise at all and would laugh at me every time when I wear my shoes. I am normal but they just ignore me and think that I cannot be a sportsman. I would love to get moving and show this world that I can achieve my dreams. May father want me to help him and he is a truck driver. He eats 10 times per day and has never tried exercising his whole life. Already doctors have advice him and found that he has more cholesterol but he just phewphews them laughing. I think I have a great lesson from my parents on how not to be and I am very much interested in sports. Can someone know what sport requires the highest degree of fitness from its athletes?

A. it's good to hear you are taking responsibility over your health, it's not taken for granted. most sports, if you want to get in to Olympic standard,needs a great fitness. but i can tell you that swimming needs great physical strength, so is running and bicycle racing. so you can go do triathlon!

Q. What can I do to help prevent arthritis in my older ages? I’m 17 and a martial artist and in martial arts getting arthritis is one of the worst possible things that could happen to you and it can be career ruining. What are some foods I can eat exercises I can do to help prevent this from happening.

A. I found some info about arthritis prevention:
Arthritis Prevention Tips
http://www.arthritisinfo4u.com/category/Arthritis-Prevention-Tips.html

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New Delhi [India], December 12 ( ANI ): Calling it a 'thoughtful' initiative, Paralympic athelete Deepa Malik has hailed Sachin Tendulkar's letter to the Prime Minister to include all international medallists in Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).
Here participants can discover what it takes to be a top athelete.
U17 athelete Guy Smith, from Deeside AC, won the 800m in 2m 05.
The Chinese people gathered around us in groups, as they would throughout the trip, apparently fascinated by this unusual phenomenon: the US wheelchair athelete.
While the cricketer might make hitting over- boundaries and bowling a great swing look like a piece of cake, Irfan did confess that honing his dancing skills are proving to be a tough deal even for an athelete.
The Web site reported the veteran athelete was regarded as "one of the greatest players," after competing in 39 tests for Australia and 127 matches for the Dragons.
The Female Athelete, instructed by Brian Lawler, MS, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS, PES
The WORST releases of the week Athlete - Singles 2001-2010 IN case we needed one, here's a reminder that Athelete aren't much cop.
He's a great young athelete and a proven goalscorer in League One last season.
He's 17 hands high and a real big athelete, but very laid-back with it, and he's been improving hand over fist.
RUNNING THE SHOW: World champion athelete Daniel Caines was an inspiration for Warwick Junior School pupils (from left) Peter Morse, Daniel Kitchen, Jonathan Cox and John Roberts.
BUDDING young sportsmen and women from six primary schools in Oldbury will have the chance to meet an Olympic athelete and take part in a special day being run at Warley High College of Sport.