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Join us at the Careers in Sport Roadshow, Leeds

Careers in SportLeeds Beckett University,
Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure,
Headingley Campus
30th January, 2015

The National Sports Roadshow provides a platform for employers, trainers, students and professionals to meet and interact.
Human Kinetics will be exhibiting at the Leeds event so come along and see us.

Other roadshows will be held at Lincoln on 12th February and Preston on 27th February.

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Academic News, Fitness News

New Pacing Website

We’ve all heard the advice “Pace yourself. Save energy and finish strong.” It sounds simple enough, so why is it so hard?

Why do even supremely conditioned elite athletes mismanage their energy supplies and fail to finish strong? Kevin Thompson, author of Pacing, has set up a website dedicated to the subject pacing in sport.
Visitors will be able to join in discussion forums, ask the author questions and generally learn more about this important topic.

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PE News, Fitness News

PE lessons not active enough

Girls PEUK National Curriculum Physical Education lessons are failing to deliver enough health enhancing physical activity for girls in secondary schools, research published by Leeds Beckett University has revealed.

The research study, published in European Physical Education Review, concluded that health enhancing physical activity accounted for only one-fifth of the time spent in PE.

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The passing of a legendary author

Jack WilmoreIt is with deep regret that we announce the death of Jack Wilmore, co-author of Physiology of Sport and Exercise.

In a long and distinguished career, Jack helped lead the profession of physical education into the diverse and highly specialised sport and exercise sciences that make up the field of physiology.

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