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Sport is Exercise

exercisemedicinesymposiumprofrollnickThe Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium,
Swansea University
Friday, 19th September 2014

The symposium will display the exciting & controversial work being undertaken in the field of Exercise Medicine.

The day will both educate and insipre clinicians, scientists, researchers, and students about the latest developments in Exercise Medicine.

The hope is that it will drive collaboration within the field to facilitate research, improve clinical practice and effect policy in this area. Find out more >>

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PE News

Extra PE cash is having positive effect

Youth RugbyChildren in nine out of 10 primary schools in England are getting better PE lessons thanks to new sport funding, suggests research for the government.

Researchers asked more than 500 schools how they were spending the government’s £150m-a-year PE and Sport Premium.

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Books, Fitness News

Core training to improve athletic performance

Whilst an aesthetically pleasing abdominal region is the aim for a bodybuilder, it is not the primary goal for an athlete.

A torso trained for high-level sport performance is what it’s all about for them.

This book offers a functional approach to core training for athletes seeking a competitive edge in sports.

Normal Price £14.99 l €19.50
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £11.99 l €15.60

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Books, Fitness News

Fitness experts cut to the core to target the centre of power

Core ExerciseWhether it is running, swimming, weight lifting or aerobics, fitness experts say the centre of all exercise routines is the core – the abdominal, back and muscles around the pelvis – which is the seat of stability, strength and power.

Adding in exercise routines to strengthen the core can help the athlete run faster, the basketball player jump higher and the everyday exerciser do routine tasks from loading the car to cleaning the bath more easily.

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Books, PE News

104 games and activities designed for small groups

This book offers 104 games and activities that are specifically designed for small groups.

Photographs, illustrations and easy-to-use components help make the games simple to teach and modify them to be applied to different sports.

Whether a parent looking for a useful PE book for homeschooling, a teacher looking to supplement an existing physical education, recreational or after-school programme, this book fits the bill perfectly.

Normal Price: £16.99 I €22.10
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £13.59 I €17.68

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