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Open Aerobic exercises
Aerobic exercises

( ârō'biks ), [Gr.,=with oxygen], system of endurance exercises that promote cardiovascular fitness by producing and sustaining an elevated heart rate

Open Archery
Archery

Use of the bow and arrow, originally in hunting and warfare, now as a competitive sport. The world governing body is the International Archery

Open Athletes
Athletes

The ancient world has left illuminating, albeit incomplete, records of its athletes. Inscriptions, monuments, and texts document who participated and

Open Badminton (Game)
Badminton (Game)

Racket game similar to lawn tennis but played on a smaller court and with a shuttlecock (a half sphere of cork or plastic with a feather or nylon

Open Baseball
Baseball

Sports historians long ago discredited the legend that a Civil War general by the name of Abner Doubleday invented baseball as a boy in 1839 in rural

Open Basketball
Basketball

game played generally indoors by two opposing teams of five players each. Basketball was conceived in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith , a physical

Bell's palsy

Bell's palsy is a peripheral nerve disorder affecting the facial nerve , or cranial nerve VII. While the exact mechanism of Bell's palsy is unknown,

Biathlon

( bīăth'lŏn ), sport in which cross-country skiers race across hilly terrain, occasionally stopping to shoot, prone or standing as required, with

Bobsledding

winter sport in which a bobsled—a partially enclosed vehicle with steerable sledlike runners, accommodating two or four persons—hurtles down a course

Open Boxing
Boxing

sport of fighting with fists, also called pugilism and prizefighting. Depicted on the walls of tombs at Beni Hasan in Egypt, dating from about 2000 to