Academic News, Fitness News

Is variety the spice of an active life?

gym-exerciseThe new year is a time of new beginnings and January often finds gyms packed with newly active adults hitting the treadmill.

Unfortunately come February, most of these new exercisers will have lost their resolve and slipped back into their old lifestyles.

But can people be motivated to turn good intentions into a lifetime of healthy habits?

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Academic News, Events

AASP International Student Conference

AASP logoAASP International Student Conference
Loughborough University, England

21st and 22nd February, 2014.

The inaugural Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) International Student Conference is organised and run by students for students.

Its purpose is to create an opportunity for students interested in the domain of sport, exercise, health and well-being psychology to share knowledge and build networks for future research and development.

Human Kinetics will have a stand at the conference where delegates can examine and purchase a range of sports psychology and related titles at discounted prices.

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Academic News, Books

New edition of bestselling sport and exercise psychology book out now

The leading text in sport and exercise psychology has been extensively updated and provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field.

It draws connections between research and practice and captures the dynamism of of sport and exercise.

In-depth learning aids have been refreshed, including chapter objectives and summaries, sidebars, key terms, key points, anecdotes and discussion questions to help students think more critically about applying the material.

The updated web study guide is as an important learning tool and guides students into completing the related activities for each chapter and apply knowledge gained. The instructor ancillaries have also been updated and expanded and now include an image bank, gradable chapter quizzes and instructor videos.

Normal Price: £69.99 I €91.00
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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, Webinars

Download this free webinar

webinar“Developing Resilience: From Theory to Practice” with Mustafa Sarkar and Paul Morgan. First broadcast 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM GMT, Thursday, 6th November, 2014.

This free BASES webinar, based on three decades of resilience theory and research, is now available for download here >>