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  • Cheerleading : Cheerleading Is A Sport

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    Cheerleading is a sport Some may argue cheerleading cannot and will not be a sport, but according to Oxford Dictionary, a sport is defined as an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment . People that do not cheer do not get a true perspective of how competitive the sport truly is. Cheerleading does not get the recognition that the sport deserves. Cheerleading exceeds all requirements  due to competitive nature

  • Cheerleading

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    football games you could hear people cheering for the football teams. They were yelling and being happy. The coaches were cheering for the football team and the crowd was cheering with the cheerleaders. The Coach yells," Do your best Girls." In cheerleading the people around you will tell you good job and they will help you out. At the Football games people will tell the Cheerleaders and the Football players if we lost that," It is ok to lose there is more games to win". During the practices

  • Cheerleading Is The Competitive Side Of Cheerleading

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    When it comes to the topic of whether cheerleading is a sport, some of us readily agree that it is. Where the agreement usually ends, however, is on the competitive side of cheerleading. Although not all types of cheerleading are considered competitive, the ones that are competitive should be considered a sport. Whereas many are convinced that cheerleading as a whole is not a sport due to lack of competition, others maintain that it is a sport because cheerleaders are athletes, they need to train

  • Cheerleading : The Passion For A Cheerleading Team

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    schools sideline and competitive cheerleading team. During the five years on my high school competitive cheerleading team the team’s structure varied in size anywhere from 24 people to 8 people, but the member status was always the same. The seniors on the team were the captains that ran the team under our two head coaches. Each member had a role and a purpose on the team that all relied on interdependence between members. For some members of the group, cheerleading was simply a hobby to get involved

  • Cheerleading Injuries

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    requires physical prowess or skill and often a competitive nature;” so by that definition, cheerleading is a sport (Popoloski). Cheerleading is defined as a sport because it meets the requirements of a sport: competitive physical exertion and chance of injury. Due to the fact that cheerleaders can become greatly injured from cheerleading like other athletic activities that are said to be sports proves that cheerleading is a sport (Tanner). Injuries can be caused by a variety of things such as, tumbling

  • Definition Of Cheerleading

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    may vary with the person, the dictionary definition of a sport can be best described as, “an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment” (Oxford Dictionary). Cheerleading has been a topic of an ongoing controversial debate as to whether or not it should be recognized as a sport. Players that engage in sports, such as, football, basketball, and baseball all display a genuine liking for their sport, which generally

  • Cheerleading Is A Sport

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    Whether cheerleading is considered a sport has become a very controversial topic over the past few years. Due to lack of education of the sport, it is very frowned upon by other athletes. Other athletes seem to feel that cheerleading isn't difficult and requires minimum to no effort. These accusations can be very hurtful when coming from a cheerleader’s perspective. Based on their strength and skill, the amount of practicing and maintaining health, the number of injuries, and its competitive aspect

  • Cheerleading Is Not A Sport

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    cheerleader, and was taken away from what I love due to an injury. When you think of cheerleading you imagine the make-up, the pom-poms, and the groups of people throwing cheerleaders high in the air, but cheerleading is more. Cheer is the performance of athletic skills, jumps, dancing, and chanting to get feedback from crowds at events, games, etc. Cheerleaders can be featured at games in support of sports teams, or at cheerleading competitions to earn points. According to, which is a foundation

  • Is Cheerleading a Sport?

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    Is Cheerleading a Sport? The first intercollegiate American Football game was played between Princeton university and Rutgers University in 1869, and cheerleading began in the 1880s with Princeton's all-male pep club. In 1923, women were allowed to become cheerleaders at the University of Minnesota, and during the 1920s, cheerleaders added acrobatics to the cheers (Being a Cheerleader). The first Cheerleading National Championship was held in 1982, hosted by the Universal Cheerleaders Association

  • Cheerleading Budget

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    This report is organized by beginning with the breakdown of the University of South Florida intercollegiate athletics budget, then by describing particular aspects that have an impact on the cheerleading program as a whole. Within the Universities operating budget for the 2016-2017 school year a breakdown of the athletics budget is available. The University provides 2.37% of its $1,695,827,240 budget (“Operating Budget”). This is $40,140,918 for the entire USF system, which is then broken down into