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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Academic News, Fitness News, PE News, Webinars

Join us for our next free webinar

WadeGilbert_SLC2014Coaching Smart: Using Quality Research and Best Practices to Excel in Sport
Presented by Dr. Wade Gilbert
Wednesday, 3rd December 2014,
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm GMT

The purpose of this webinar is to share evidence-based strategies that coaches can use to optimise their ongoing learning and professional development.

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Academic News, Books, Fitness News

Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis online course

Referencing over 250 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis supplies professionals with an array of clinical applications and readers will come away with an understanding of ways to build on standard practice while gaining a new appreciation for the performance benefits that gait analysis can provide.

This online continuing education course includes the Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis eBook, access to online video and an exam containing questions based on the content from the e-book.

Price: £55.99 I €72.80

Events, Fitness News

HK author Joe Friel to speak in Manchester

JoeFrielCycling enthusiasts have the opportunity to learn from Joe Friel, the world famous elite endurance coach and author of Triathlon Science and Cycling Past 50.

Joe will talk on on advanced training metrics and the event is open to coaches, riders and triathletes who are keen to learn how to leverage advanced training metrics to enhance their performance.

The talk is on Sunday 28th September at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester from 11.30am to 1.30pm.

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Academic News, Events

Scottish Coaching Conference

Scottish_Athletics_LogoScottish Coaching Conference,
Emirates Arena Glasgow

20th to 21st September, 2014

A full weekend-long programme of seminars and practical workshops await delegates to the Scottish Coaching Conference, organised by Scottish Athletics.

For further information email Mary Anderson at