PT 1888 A. Thomas
Newspaper article, journal article, and injury review rubric
This assignment consists of 4 parts: PLEASE READ!
Part #1: 2% of your overall grade – to be done by October 23, 2013:
You are responsible for looking in a major newspaper for an article in the sports section (Boston
Herald, Boston Globe, NY Times, etc), which deals with a current athlete who suffered an
athletic injury. Post the article (or a link to the article) on Blackboard discussion board by
October 23, 2013 – this is worth 2%. If it is not done on time or you duplicate a classmate’s
article, then you will not be awarded the points. You must not use an article that a classmate
used. First come first serve.
Part #2: 5% of your overall grade – to be done by November 18, 2013:
For this part, it should be one page long, one inch margins, times new roman font, 12 font, and
single spacing. This page should be a review of the newspaper article in your own words.
Please don’t plagiarize at all. This part is worth 5%.
Part #3: 2% of your overall grade – to be done by November 18, 2013:
Post your journal article (either a working link or a pdf) on Blackboard discussion board forum.
Part #4: 6% of your overall grade – to be done by November 18, 2013:
For this part you are responsible for critiquing one (1) research journal article that is relevant to
the topic that you reviewed in Part #2. The journal article should be from a journal that is within
the last 5 years (2008-2013). The critique should be one page typed with one inch margins,
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