They don't have a lot of penalties in track. I only do track events and the most common penalty is false starting. It is when you start running before you hear the gun go off. Another penalty is pushing. that is obviously pushing people in your race. One penalty on the Field is stepping over the line. When you are in long jump and you jump after the line you get a scratch. I think that is the same in all Field events. Kyra
Equipment in Track and Field depends solely on the event. Each event comes with different equipment. The sprinting events require a starting block for the runners to start off of. The replay events require a baton for the runner to pass to the next runner in the relay. The throwing events consist of shot put, javelin, hammer throw, and discus. The jumping events of high jump and pole vault require a landing pad. Long jump and triple jump have a sand pit for the landing area.
Other than the participation that the athletes make, every track and field activity will involve the use of equipment. The equipment is diverse and can range form the flag that is raised by the inspector to something that is more complex.
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Tempe Running Store is a good place to find your track and field equipment. They have a great selection and a lot of quality products at great prices.
A good place one can purchase used track and field equipment in Montreal is 'Sporting Canada' website. Ebay is always a good place to buy used items for low prices.
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Yes, but before they were sporting equipment, they were standard weapons. In fact, many sporting events (especially in track and field) were originally military maneuvers.
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No, chess is not a track and field game.
One of the most popular sporting activities is track & field, which is a multi-faceted and exciting sports involving both individual and team events. It includes many events, such as relays, hurdles, sprints, long and middle distances races on the track and the field events may include long, triple and high jumps, discus, javelin, hammer, shot put and pole vault.Equipment used in track & field are mainly two types, those that are used directly in the events and those used in the training and preparation for the events. When buying track & field equipment, you should consider the events and type of equipment required as well as the users. If the user is an athlete, a trainer or coach or meet organizer, the track & field equipment needs are different with athletes’ priorities being on shoes and training equipment, while trainers and institutional users would focus on specialized equipment for the various events.Track & field equipment are usually expensive and suffer from frequent wear and tear. Therefore, buying from reputable manufacturers and sellers and using known brands of equipment, which have been used by successful athletes is recommended. Manufacturer’s websites may also provide helpful and technical information for athletes and trainers alike.Having the right track & field equipment is important from your early training years since they affect performance as well as the development of the athlete. There are many track & field equipment and they may be divided into the following categories:-•Sprints and hurdles- relay batons, starting blocks, and different types of hurdles.•Throwing– javelin, hammer, discus, shot put, circles, cages, nets, and carrying cases.•Jumping- high jump pits and shelters, crossbars, pole vault boxes and take-off systems for long and triple jumps.•Cross-country– mile and time markers, timing kits and canopies.•Timing and measuring equipment– meet timers, stopwatches with printers, interval timers, measuring tapes and wheels.•Training equipment– balance and stabilization, speed, flexibility, agility, endurance and plyometric equipment.•Shoes and apparel– are designed specifically for the different track & field events and they have an impact on performance. Having the right gears can be the difference between winning, creating a new record or losing.
track and field got its name because when you run you on a track. the field part is because you compete in the other competions on a field a grassy area.