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Cheerleading is a sport

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Breanna Jones

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Transcript of Cheerleading is a sport

Involve skills and strategies

Athletic/Strength/Physically Active/Physical Exertion

Has competitions

Rules and Regulations

Cheerleading is a Sport
By: Alia Burton, Andy Nunez, Breanna Jones, and Lori Dickey
Sports Criteria
Skills and Strategies
Cardiovascular Fitness


Muscular Strength

Physical exertion
- the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit.
- Sports require physical activity
- which involves propelling a mass through space/ overcoming the resistance of a mass.

Cardiovascular Fitness
150 minutes per week.
Improves Cheerleading skills.
Muscular Strength
Wall Straddle
Partner Stretch
Back Bend
Like the playoffs of any sport, except that it does not happen just once a season.
Performance must be less than 3 minutes
Extremely practiced until it is perfect enough to be broadcasted
Competitive cheerleading
-Involves propelling actual people through space during stunts.
-Cheerleaders must also learn to tumble, which definitely requires physical activity.
Rules and Regulations
3 Minutes and 15 seconds
Points System
Team Cooperation
Characteristics such as difficulty, technique, creativity and sharpness.
Winner determined depending more on aesthetics and how the routine is carried out.
Works Cited
Full Up
"AACCA 2014-15 School Cheerleading Rules." Cheer Rules Cheerleading Rules for Coaches. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2014.
Full Down
"Being a Cheerleader - Is Cheerleading a Sport?" Being a Cheerleader - Is Cheerleading a Sport? N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2014.
Basket Toss
Bow & Arrow
"AACCA.org - Cheerleading as a Sport." AACCA.org - Cheerleading as a Sport. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2014.
"Cheerleading: What They Don't Know." YouTube. Ed. Rsmistletoe3. YouTube, 26 July 2012. Web. 03 Nov. 2014.
Lauchaire, Nicole. "Being a Cheerleader - Is Cheerleading a Sport?" Being a Cheerleader - Is Cheerleading a Sport? Varsity, Oct. 2004. Web. 02 Nov. 2014.
Oxford Definition
Sport: An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against or others for entertainment.
"Sport." : Definition of in Oxford Dictionary (American English) (US). N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2014.
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WikiHow - How to Do Anything
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Santa Monica College
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Waehner, Paige. "What Is Cardiovascular Fitness?"
About Health
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Thompson, Van. "Cheerleading Health Benefits."
. LiveStrong, 21 Oct. 2013. Web. 28 Oct.. 2014.
Kastner, Jami. "Cheerleading Exercises to Improve Flexiblity Fast."
. LiveStrong, 21 Oct. 2013. Web. 26 Oct. 2014
Waehner, Paige. "What Is Muscular Strength?"
About Health.
About.com, 14 May 2014. Web. 29 Oct. 2014.
"Skills and Drills - Jumps."
. Varsity, n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2014.
Safety of Cheerleading
-One of the most dangerous sports.
- Cheerleading accounts for 2/3 of all catastrophoc injuries among female athletes.
"Cheerleading Most Dangerous Sport for Females." New York Post Cheerleading Most Dangerous Sport Forfemales Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2014
Selke, Lori A. "Reasons Why Cheerleading Is a Sport." LIVESTRONG.COM. LIVESTRONG.COM, 21 Oct. 2013. Web. 04 Nov. 2014.
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