Mostly practiced sports – 10 most popular disciplines

Mostly practiced sports – 10 most popular disciplines in the world:

 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Football - pictogram1. Football: 4 bln fans
It is practiced all over the world. In Poland, sports clubs play over 300,000 people.
 
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Cricket - pictogram2. Cricket: 2,5 bln fans
A team game based on bouncing the ball with a stick. The most popular is in Great Britain and its former colonies.
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Field hockey - pictogram3. Field hockey: 2 bln fans
Team game is popular mainly in Western Europe, South Asia, South Africa and Australia.
 
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Tennis - pictogram4. Tennis: 1 bln fans
The History of tennis dates back to the 12th century. Its original form evolved in French … monasteries.
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Volleyball - pictogram5. Volleyball: 900 mln fans
Volleyball is popular especially in Europe and America.
 
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Table tennis - pictogram6. Table tennis: 875 mln fans
Also known as ping pong, it is played and is seen mainly in Europe and Asia.
 
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Basketball - pictogram7. Basketball: 875 mln fans
This sports discipline is particularly popular in the USA. Around 450 million people throw in the basket all over the world.
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Baseball - pictogram8. Baseball: 500 mln fans
Team game derived from with cricket, very popular in the United States.
 
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Rugby - pictogram9. Rugby: 475 mln fans
This discipline requiring great physical effort is mainly cultivated in the Great Britain, RSA and on the antipodes.
 
 
 
 
Mostly practiced sports - Golf - pictogram10. Golf: 450 mln fans
North America, Western Europe, East Asia – golf is popular primarily in developed countries.

Chips threat – Health risk caused regular consumption

Chips threat - health risks caused regular consumption - potato-chips

Chips threat – Health risk caused regular consumption

Chips threat – Health risk caused regular consumption – Polish scientists from the Institute of
Food and Nutrition
demonstrated health risks, which carries regular consumption of chips.

Chips contain unhealthy fats, high in salt and acrylamide, which is toxic to the nervous system.
Induces
chronic inflammation of the body and increases the risk of cancer. The study was conducted
on a group of
14 persons who at the 4 weeks after every packet of potato chips (160 g).
It turned out that
after this time in their increased blood levels of acrylamide compounds responsible
for
inflammation in the body (CRP, IL-6) and bad cholesterol (LDL). Further demonstrated that
acrylamide
bound to hemoglobin, so that it can not be efficiently removed from the body.

Nicolaus Copernicus – Heliocentric vision of universe

Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus – Heliocentric vision of universe

Nicolaus Copernicus (147324.05.1543) – heliocentric vision of universe – Astronomer, mathematician, lawyer and economist. He discovered the variability of the eccentric motion of the Earth and solar zenith with respect to the fixed stars. In his work On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres he described the heliocentric vision of the universe. He published a treatise monetary.

Ignacy Domeyko – Mineralogical researcher of Chile

Ignacy Domeyko - Mineralogical, geological researcher of Chile

Ignacy Domeyko – Mineralogical researcher of Chile

Ignacy Domeyko – Mineralogical, geological researcher of Chile – In 14.07.1867 Was born
I.
Domeyko. Polish geologist, mineralogist. Mining engineer and researcher of South America.
Thanks
initiated by him numerous mineralogical and geological research in Chile.
It developed
mining industry, giving poor country a chance to enrich themselves
and
become independent from foreign countries.

Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Radiochemistry, radioactivity precursor

Maria Curie-Sklodowska - precursor of radiochemistry and radioactivity

Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Radiochemistry,
radioactivity precursor

Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Radiochemistry, radioactivity precursor – In 04.07.1934
died M. CurieSklodowska, Polish physicist and chemist, precursor of radiochemistry,
winner of
the Nobel Prize. Her major achievements include the development of the theory of radioactivity,
radioisotope
separation techniques. The discovery of two new elements radium and polonium.

Alfred Tarski – Polish mathematician, philosopher

Alfred Tarski - Polish mathematician, philosopher

Alfred Tarski – Polish mathematician, philosopher

Alfred Tarski – Polish mathematician, philosopher – In 26.10.1983 died,
Polish
mathematician A. Tarski. He worked on set theory, algebra, logic and metamathematics
and the
philosophy. He is co-founder of the so-called. the paradox of BanachTarski,
definition of truth
and model theory.

Napoleon Cybulski – Endocrinology and EEG pioneer

Napoleon Cybulski - Polish pioneer of endocrinology and EEG

Napoleon Cybulski – Endocrinology and EEG pioneer

Napoleon Cybulski – Endocrinology and EEG pioneer – In 14.09.1854 was born,
and in 26.04.1919 died Polish physician and physiologistN. Cybulski, the discoverer of adrenaline.
One
of the founders of endocrinology and pioneer of electroencephalography.

Antoni Lesniowski – Polish surgeon

Antoni Lesniowski - Polish surgeon

Antoni Lesniowski – Polish surgeon

Antoni Lesniowski – In 28.01.1867 was born in Lebiedziow (died 08.04.1940 in Warsaw) Polish surgeon – A. Lesniowski. Who first described staple intestinal inflammation, increased in the terminal ileum. The same description made in 1932. American Burill Bernard Crohn. Since that time, not taking into account the priority A. Lesniowski in world literature, the disease called Crohn’s disease (only in Poland is called LesniowskiCrohn’s disease).