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Recorded BASES webinar now available

Philip Graham Smith“Practical and meaningful biomechanics in the applied world” Presented by Dr. Philip Graham-Smith, BASES”
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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Nearly one in four British children overweight or obese

According to research, almost a quarter of British children under the age of five are overweight or obese.

The study found that the UK has the second-highest proportion of overweight children out of the 28 countries that were able to provide data.

With 23.1% of youngsters in the under-five age group classed as overweight or obese, the UK was second only to Ireland, which registered 27.5%.

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Small portions of fast food as effective for recovery as sports supplements

A new study, recently published by the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, found there was no significant difference in glycogen recovery when cyclists ate fast food after a workout compared to when they ingested traditional sports supplements such as Gatorade.

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