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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Neighborhood impacts of Atlanta's Olympic Games

Harvey K. Newman.

in Community Development Journal

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Mega-events such as the Olympic Games offer cities the opportunity to attract economic development and to market themselves on a global scale. Decisions made by business and public leaders...

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Symbolic plant(s) of the Olympic Games

Sophia Rhizopoulou.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

August 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3197 words.

The victors of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece were awarded crowns made of olive branches. In Antiquity, the symbolism of plants was related to myths, properties, aesthetic values, and...

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The 2002 Olympic Games of Protein Structure Prediction

Daniel Fischer and Leszek Rychlewski.

in Protein Engineering, Design and Selection

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Proteins. 3144 words.

The summer of every even year is considered by the protein structure prediction community as the Olympic Games season, because in addition to a number of continuous benchmarking experiments...

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A ranking for the Olympic Games with unitary input DEA models

João Carlos C. B. Soares de Mello, Lidia Angulo-Meza and Brenda P. Branco da Silva.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

There is no official method to establish a final ranking for the Olympic Games. The usual ranking is based on the lexicographic multicriteria method, the main drawback of which is to...

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Evaluating the environmental quality impact of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games: magnetic monitoring of street dust in Beijing Olympic Park

Qingqing Qiao, Chunxia Zhang, Baochun Huang and John D. A. Piper.

in Geophysical Journal International

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 8447 words.

Summary

Aggressive traffic intervention and emission control measures implemented during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing created a valuable case study for...

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Olympic games in China

John Baruch.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 921 words.

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Arboviral Infections Following the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a Cohort of US Athletes and Support Staff

Carrie L Byington, Krow Ampofo, Tammi Lewis, Taylor Mathie, Dholani Nanayakkara, Andrew Pavia, Kim Hanson, Marc Roger Couturier and Bill Moreau.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Background

The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games were held in Brazil after the peak of an explosive Zika...

The 2000 Olympic Games of protein structure prediction; fully automated programs are being evaluated vis-à-vis human teams in the protein structure prediction experiment CAFASP2

Daniel Fischer, Arne Elofsson and Leszek Rychlewski.

in Protein Engineering, Design and Selection

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Proteins. 2194 words.

In this commentary, we describe two new protein structure prediction experiments being run in parallel with the CASP experiment, which together may be regarded as the 2000 Olympic Games of...

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Syncom

Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 23 words.

An early series of US geosynchronous communication satellites. Syncom 3 broadcast the opening of the Olympic Games from Japan in ...

Syncom

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 23 words.

An early series of US geosynchronous communication satellites. Syncom 3 broadcast the opening of the Olympic Games from Japan in

Syncom

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

An early series of US geosynchronous communication satellites. Syncom 3 broadcast the opening of the Olympic Games from Japan in August 1964.

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Achievement in Atlanta

Jane Oldfield.

in ITNOW

November 1996; p ublished online November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

On July 19 this year, two-thirds of the world's population focused on Atlanta, Georgia as the lighting of the Olympic flame marked the start of the 100th anniversary of the Modern Olympic...

Beijing, China (2010)

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 3030 words.

The city of Beijing, in preparation for hosting the 2008 Olympic Games, addressed numerous environmental problems, taking steps to improve air...

Olympic Champions

Gerry Pnnell and Chris Payne.

in ITNOW

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

Gerry Pennell CIO and Chris Payne, Head of Technology Operations Awareness, from LOCOG explain how their team designed and implemented all the technology that helped stage the London 2012...

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Faster Higher Stronger Secure

Steve Whatson.

in ITNOW

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

IT will feature in almost every aspect of the forthcoming Olympic Games in London, including helping keep athletes and spectators safe. Henry Tucker MBCS spoke to Steve Whatson, Director of...

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A recurrent-events survival analysis of the duration of Olympic records

Ester Gutiérrez, Sebastián Lozano and Juan Ramón González.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

One of the main motivations for participants in high-level sports competitions is setting records. This paper explores the duration of athletic events records since the Modern Olympic Games...

Automated Syndromic Surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics

Per H. Gesteland, Reed M. Gardner, Fu-Chiang Tsui, Jeremy U. Espino, Robert T. Rolfs, Brent C. James, Wendy W. Chapman, Andrew W. Moore and Michael M. Wagner.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 6981 words.

Abstract

The 2002 Olympic Winter Games were held in Utah from February 8 to March 16, 2002. Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and the...

Sport and Performance Psychology: A Look Ahead

Kirsten Peterson, Charles Brown, Sean McCann and Shane M. Murphy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology. 9735 words.

As editor of this Handbook, I felt it was necessary to have a concluding chapter that discussed some of the main themes of the book and also looked ahead, anticipating the potential...

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Religion and Spirituality in Sport

Ivo Jirásek.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Health Psychology. 8642 words.

Religion, spirituality, and sport is an increasingly popular discipline in the sport psychology framework, often based on one’s own faith and religious beliefs. The spiritual dimension of...

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Multicultural Sport Psychology’s Consulting Role in the United States Activist–Athlete Movement

Jessica L. David, Jesse A. Steinfeldt, I. S. Keino Miller and Jacqueline E. Hyman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 8295 words.

Multiculturalism is a broad term that encapsulates a number of idealistic constructs related to inclusion, understanding the diverse experiences of others, and creating...

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