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One in 10 men in gyms may have ‘bigorexia’

It’s feared one in 10 men training in UK gyms could have a condition which can lead to depression, steroid abuse and even suicide.

Muscle dysmorphia, which is also known as ‘bigorexia’, is an anxiety disorder which causes someone to see themselves as small, despite being big and muscular.

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Getting active after a cancer diagnosis may extend life

For people diagnosed with cancer, the risk of cancer death falls as physical activity rises, according to a new analysis of more than 70 existing studies.

Researchers writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine concluded the current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation of moderate physical activity to combat the risk of chronic disease is correct.

The WHO recommends two and a half hours of moderate exercise per week for some health benefit and five hours of moderate exercise per week for additional benefit.

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Join us at BASES Conference

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St. George’s Park.
1st to 2nd December, 2015

Following on from last year’s success, the flagship event for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences returns to the prestigious St. George’s Park, the FA’s state-of-the-art talent development centre and a perfect setting with world-class facilities all under one roof.

It offers a two-day programme packed with world leading insight and experience, featuring many of the best known figures in the field of sport and exercise science.

Human Kinetics will have a stand in the Exhibitor area, where we will be showcasing many of our leading titles and offering them for sale at discounted rates.

Remember … BASES Conference 2014 sold out. Book your place now

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Public Scholarship in Dance

This book is aimed at dance teachers and students seeking to engage in public scholarship in dance and wanting to ensure their work receives the attention it deserves.

It provides examples of what others have done and makes suggestions for ways dance teachers can evaluate their own projects or work for scholarship.

Complete with research, teaching, performance, assessments and dissemination tools, it is a total package that supports dance teachers in their professional development through public scholarship and community engagement.

Public Scholarship in Dance will inspire dance teachers and arm them with the necessary tools to incorporate community engagement into their lives to positively affect students, their community and their professional portfolios.

Normal Price: £19.99 I €26.00
HK Rewards Price: £15.99 I €20.80

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ISENC 2015 Early Bird Rates end soon


The International Sport & Exercise Nutrition Conference                                         
Newcastle upon Tyne
December 15th to 17th 2015

This year’s conference offers a comprehensive review of the effects of diet and exercise on health and performance, with particular focus on sport and lifestyle factors that influence health.

Leading international speakers will present the latest evidence and encourage discussion and interaction.

Early Bird rates for delegates are only available until 30th September so to take advantage register here >>