Academic News, Courses

Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion

Evidence-based assessment of concussionOur course of the week this week is Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion.

The British Association of Exercise Sciences (BASES) endorse this course, 2 BASES points Earn 2 BASES CPD pointsare on offer if the course is passed.  To attain your 2 BASES points you must answer 50 questions covering the 10 different articles.

Course components can be delivered online or in print.

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Fitness News, Academic News

Lifting lighter weights could still help build muscle strength

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A new report published in the Journal of Applied Physiology has challenged workout routines. The research has suggested that lifting lighter weights many times can be as efficient as lifting heavy weights for fewer repetitions.

This research is the latest in a series of studies which began in 2010. It contradicts previous thoughts that the best way to build muscle is by lifting heavy weights.

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Black Friday

This Black Friday we’re offering you 50% off, 30 different titles. Check out the deals below.

Use code BlackFriday at the checkout.

Please note this code does not combine with HK Rewards. However, members can use HKRFriday to get an extra 10% off.

This offer is open to residents of the UK, Europe and the Middle East, and is valid until 23:59 GMT on 27th November 2016.

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Dancing Wellness – the role of dance in lifelong healthy living

“Take off your specialist hat and put on your dancing shoes”

That’s the invitation for a two-day sharing that Human Kinetics is supporting to be held Friday 2 December (Sadler’s Wells) and Saturday 3 December (Rambert).  Come along and discover different perspectives on dance for creative wellness from the UK and across Europe – inspiration for dancers, teachers as well as therapists, practitioners, trainers, carers, health care providers and those interested in integrating dance and creativity into wellbeing and preventative health practice. Presented by the European Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation hosted by Sadler’s Wells and Rambert.  Tickets are now on sale and available from £ 55. Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease patients can benefit from physical activity

A new comprehensive review published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease has found that people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may benefit from being physically active. In terms of improving gait and balance and reducing the risk of falling, physical activity proved extremely advantageous.

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Fitness News, Webinars

Free webinar – Rocket (and Beetroot) Science: Dietary Nitrate and Exercise Performance

We are delighted to announce Rocket (and Beetroot) Science: Dietary Nitrate and Exercise Performance is now available for full playback on our website.

The webinar was presented by Professor Andrew Jones on Thursday 17th November 2016. It is part of a series of webinars brought to you in conjunction with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). BASES members can earn two CPD credits upon watching the presentation.

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The webinar provided an insight into the effect of dietary nitrates on muscle efficiency and exercise performance. There is also emerging evidence to suggest that beetroot juice may reduce resting blood pressure, which has implications for cardiovascular health.

“Since our discovery that beetroot juice has several important physiological effects, we’ve been interested in finding out in which populations and sporting events it may be most effective.”

—Professor Andrew Jones

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Up to 40% OFF this Christmas

Save 40% on books and ebooks

This holiday season HK Rewards members get a massive 40% off books and ebooks plus a huge 20% off courses.

With prices this low, can you really afford not to #giftyourself?

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Save 20% on all courses

Like to break a mental sweat too? This Christmas HK Rewards members also get 20% OFF all courses until December 31st.

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Not a member? Join HK rewards free now and get 20% OFF all courses.

This offer is open to residents of the UK, Europe and the Middle East, and is valid until 23:59 GMT on 31st December 2016. Offer is not redeemable against journals.

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