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Market intelligence for gyms and leisure centres

Gym ContractIncreasingly fierce competition in the UK gym sector is leading to historically low differences in price between the public and private sector.

The revelation that the average private health club now charges just £8 more for a monthly membership than a public site is one of several key findings from the inaugural Business Benchmarking Insight Report produced by ukactive and accountancy firm Mazars.

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AIESEP Conference, 2015

AIESEP_banner_420x180px1 AIESEP International Conference
Universidad Europea School of Sport Science,
Madrid
8th to 11th July, 2015

The 2015 AIESEP International Conference in Madrid will offer a special opportunity to share the most up-to-date knowledge under the theme ‘Moving up Physical Education and Sports Participation on the Public Health Agenda – It Is Not Too Late to Act!’

This theme provides an opportunity for ‘changemakers’ to consider how they can contribute to a reversal of negative physical activity trends and unleash the human potential of ordinary people.

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Your guide to a healthy heart

For people who have been diagnosed with a heart condition it is only natural that they are concerned about the future and seek reassurance and help after the initial treatment phase.

The authors of The Healthy Heart Book have combined their backgrounds and extensive experience in physiotherapy and nutrition to provide this comprehensive guide to achieving a full recovery.

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Academic News, Courses, Fitness News

Providing exercise for heart patients

This online course and exam is intended for personal trainers and other allied health professionals working with clients or patients with heart disease.

It will help you to identify risk factors associated with heart disease and shows how to design personalised programmes that set safe intensity levels and progress exercise for clients.

It will help you learn the risk factors associated with heart disease, recognise abnormal heart rate and blood pressure responses, identify the contra-indications to exercise and determine the criteria for terminating exercise.

Price: £67.49 I €87.85

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You might also be be interested in The Healthy Heart Book

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Taking a personalised approach to exercise

This book expands the role of the fitness professional from simple exercise prescription to include activity counselling, design modification, exercise demonstration, functionally integrated exercise, injury prevention and follow-up monitoring.

Central to the book are seven client-centered models for each major fitness component, serving as a template of options for each decision in the prescription process.

Normal Price: £43.99 I €57.20
Hk Rewards: £35.19 I €45.76

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