The Challenges of Being a Student Athlete

first_img Business News The student who is primarily focused on the “being an athlete” part of the college experience may experience difficulties. Scholarships R Us, which helps students find colleges that meet their academic and athletic needs, wants to make students aware of the most common problems student-athletes face.1. Time (mis) management – student-athletes have a lot on their plate. Sure, we all have plenty to balance, but for an 18 to 22 year old, managing this “practice-class-life” balance can be more than a formidable challenge.2. Motivation – Motivation can be an academic killer and sadly, some athletes look at academics as the necessary evil. While some manage to navigate through the fog of classes with enough focus to remain eligible for scholarships, others forget or entirely fail to realize the true purpose of their scholarship. The problem is not always a lack of care, but rather a lack of the background needed to understand the importance of their progress towards a degree.3. Lack of organization – We often take organization for granted, as we understand its importance in doing things efficiently and effectively. Student-athletes, however, haven’t been exposed to the pressures they face at this level, nor have they experienced the relief that being organized can provide. This can be keeping notes in separate notebooks or simply knowing how many study hall hours they’ve completed this week. These small things pile up and become overwhelming for student-athletes who aren’t used to balancing the demands that come with the student-athlete title.4. Communication – this is probably the most obvious and definitely the most common reason. It’s last on this list because it affects each area in which student-athletes struggle. There are several channels of communication and multiple parties with whom student-athletes must communicate. Communication alone is a struggle that can knock down even the most capable of student-athletes.For more information on Scholarships R Us visit 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  HerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like An Eye-Candy And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeauty Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Education The Challenges of Being a Student Athlete From STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, November 18, 2016 | 11:10 amcenter_img Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News last_img read more

Major drug seizure made in Ramelton

first_img Twitter Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Google+ Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardaí in the Milford District have seized drugs in a search of a property in Ramelton area.As part of ongoing enquiries into drug activity, varying amounts of controlled substances including Heroin,LSD, Ecstasy and Cannabis resin were seized.A Cannabis growhouse was also discovered within the property along with a substantial amount of money.One male was arrested and taken to Letterkenny Garda station for questioning.Gardaí have thanked the local community for their assistance and are reminding people, if they observe suspicious activity in their community, to report it to the local Gardaí Major drug seizure made in Ramelton Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme center_img By News Highland – October 16, 2018 WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleStephen Rochford to join Donegal Management TeamNext articleCycle route for Lifford to Strabane to be unveiled next week News Highland WhatsApp Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Homepage BannerNews Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

Frewsburg Wrestling Team Gives Thanks To Local Law Enforcement

first_imgPictured: Brantley and Braydon Coleson, Jamison Sweeney, Mason and Colton Raymond, Tyler Knepsheild , Aubrey Pelham and Riley Hawley.FREWSBURG – Members of the Frewsburg Wrestling Team spent the day Friday thanking law enforcement around Chautauqua County.The team delivered subs and snacks to the Town of Carroll Police Department, Jamestown Police Department, Town of Ellicott Police Department, Lakewood-Busti Police Department, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police.Pictured: Mason and Colton Raymond , Aubrey Pelham, Riley Hawley and Jamison Sweeney.Pictured: Mya and Gavin Carmen.Pictured: Tyler Knepsheild , Braydon and Brantley Coleson.Pictured: Joey, Toby , Russell Steward, and Luke Landman.Pictured: Mya and Gavin Carmen. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Researchers link mechanism with two diseases

first_imgUSC researchers recently discovered a cellular mechanism that accounts for at least 10 percent of each amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia cases. The gene mutation in the C9 gene increases the risk of ALS and frontotemporal dementia cases. Photo from USC Keck School of Medicine News Release.The mechanism limits the number of “cellular janitors,” like lysosomes, in the nervous system leading to increased risk for the two neurodegenerative diseases.Yingxiao Shi and Shaoyu Sebastian of the Justin Ichida Laboratory at USC said that a mutation in a gene labeled “C9ORF72” leads to toxicity in nerve cells, which is a factor in at least 10 percent of both ALS and frontotemporal diseases.The C9ORF72, or C9 gene, produces a protein required to make lysosomes that grab and remove toxic proteins and garbage, according to Ichida, an assistant professor of stem cell and regenerative medicine at the Keck School of Medicine. It acts as a cellular chain reaction. Without a normal number of lysosomes, the motor nerve cells collect toxic garbage, which includes a large toxic protein produced by the C9 mutation and molecules that receive signals from the glutamate and die.“We figured out how the most common form of ALS causes nerve cell death, and nerve cell death is what causes patients to become paralyzed or lose control of neuromuscular functions,” Ichida said in a news release from Keck.To understand the process, the researchers removed blood from ALS patients carrying the C9 mutation and reprogrammed these blood cells into motor nerve cells that degenerate and die in the disease, according to the news release. In addition, they extracted blood from healthy patients, reprogrammed these blood cells into motor nerve cells and used gene editing to delete the C9 gene, according to the news release.Both groups with the mutated motor nerve cells had a reduced number of proteins normally made by the C9 gene. By adding the supplemental C9 protein, the researchers were able to stop the motor nerve cells from degenerating.The Ichida Lab is now using the patient-derived motor nerve cells to test potential drugs, focusing on those that affect lysosomes. They are looking to find potential drugs that slow or stop degeneration of these motor nerve cells, and hope to eventually use these drugs on patients, according to the news release.last_img read more

Official: Michael Essien signs for Azerbaijani side Sabail FC

first_imgGhana midfielder, Michael Essien has signed a short term deal with Sabail FC in Azerbaijan.Essien, who left Indonesian side Persip Bandung last year, has signed a 15 month deal with the club until May 2020.The former Chelsea and AC Milan star has taken up the opportunity to play for the European team and to also join the club’s U-19 coaching staff to acquire coaching experience as part of his journey to taking up a career in the dugout.Essien signs with Sabail FCEssien, 36, will join his new teammates after international break and play till end of the season then restart next season.He will also assist U19 coaching team for his experience as part of completing his UEFA B qualification, a continuation of the coaching work he has been doing with Chelsea U16.–Fentuo Tahiru/ read more