Academic News, Fitness News, PE News

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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Academic News

England’s University funding system ‘worst of both worlds’

graduation studentsA new study by the Higher Education Commission has cast doubt on the long-term financial sustainability of the current system of funding for England’s universities, saying it represents the “worst of both worlds”

It warns students are paying more but the government is still writing off high levels of student debt.

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Academic News, Books

Essential leadership skills for sport and leisure professionals

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services provides cutting-edge information on the subject and helps students apply this knowledge as they prepare to enter a career in leisure services.

It presents fresh insights on leadership from a diverse collection of the most important voices in the field today.

The contributors present a comprehensive look at modern leadership, identify the challenges future leaders will face and reveal how they can best prepare to meet them.

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Academic News, athletic trainers, Fitness News

Higher mileage runners may have lower incidence of knee injuries

Runners KneeNew research in the Journal of Applied Biomechanics suggests that body coordination differs between lower and higher mileage / more experienced runners.

These findings could explain the higher coincidence of overuse knee injuries for lower mileage / less experienced runners.

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Books, PE News

Volleyball training programmes

Players will reach new levels of performance on the court with Complete Conditioning for Volleyball.

It teaches how to evaluate current conditioning levels and use those results to construct an individualised training programme that emphasises the development of areas of weakness.

Armed with 184 exercises and online video content, they’ll be able to improve every aspect of their game and in doing so become an improved all-around player.

Normal Price: £16.99 I €22.10
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