Author Archives: mad005

Running Cyborgs

My research question is: How has technology advanced our bodies in running? My first source is Sport, Technology, and the Body: The Nature of Performance, written by Tara Magdalinski. This book closely describes the relationship between sports, technology, and the … Continue reading

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No Pain, No Gain

The constant beep of my alarm clock, it sounds like an ambulance is driving through my room with its sirens blaring.  It is a Sunday morning and I am waking up before sun rises. There is something wrong with this … Continue reading

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Flawless in Style

Nike is known for its excellent reputation in shoes, clothes, endorsements, but most importantly style. The name Flyknit for example, fly is known to mean cool in style, and knit meaning to be seamless, this shoe being flawless in style. … Continue reading

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I’ll just keep picking up my feet and pumping my arms one step at a time

As I’ve started my journey running I have already ran into several stereotypes that come with the sport. I’m not the most physically fit person, better yet I’m not skinny, tall, or lanky. I’m tanned, but I don’t run without … Continue reading

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Taking the First Steps

Hello Everyone, I’m a San Diego local born and raised to love sports. Growing up I was frequently taken to Padres games and always watched the Charger’s at our family’s Sunday barbecue, although San Diego doesn’t have a basketball team, … Continue reading

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