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Sugar-free and ‘diet’ drinks no better for healthy weight than full sugar drinks

Sugar-free and ‘diet’ drinks are often seen as the healthier option, however, researchers from the Imperial College London argue than they are no more helpful for maintaining a healthy weight that their full-sugar counterparts.

The research was conducted by academics from Imperial College London, the University of Sao Paulo and the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil. They provided a commentary on current research and policy into sweetened drinks. They found that not only were they sugar-free drinks no better from weight loss but that they may also be detrimental to the environment.

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Academic News, Fitness News, Webinars

Free Webinar – What is Integrative Sports Nutrition?

We’re happy to announce the latest webinar in our series in partnership with The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES): What is Integrative Sports Nutrition?

This webinar provides an introduction to how physiological knowledge of an athlete’s body can be used to improve functional health. Which is an essential factor in reaching peak levels of performance. This webinar will benefit academics, students, physiologists, sports scientists, health professionals and nutritionists.

Title: What is Integrative Sports Nutrition?
Presenter: Ian Craig MSc (Ex Phys) BSc (Nut Ther) DipCNE INLPTA (@ian_tNI on twitter)
Date: Wednesday 1st March 2017
Time: 15.00 GMT

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Academic News, Events, PE News

Join us at the Careers in Sport Live, Leeds

Leeds Beckett University
Headingley Campus
Leeds
27th January 2017

Careers in Sport Live gives students and graduates the opportunity to meet employers, trainers and professionals already working in the sport and fitness sector. Human Kinetics will be attending the Leeds event, so come along and see us for your chance to win a Kindle Fire, plus eBook vouchers.

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Academic News, Books

Evidence based guide to battling the ongoing obesity epidemic

Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity provides you with an innovative perspective of underlying issues that may contribute to the obesity epidemic.

It offers evidence of a biologic regulator that may affect physical activity, as well as exploring the implications of this theory.

This extensive guide initiates further discussion, examination and research into the idea that physical activity may be controlled by a central biologic regulator.

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Fitness News

Updated edition of the essential guide to scuba diving

Author and diving instructor Dennis Graver draws on this 39 years of experience to present the latest research, science and recommendations in the new edition of Scuba Diving.

This fifth edition is the most up-to-date resource for experiencing secure, satisfying dives.

Scuba Diving, 5th Edition is an indispensable resource for preparing, managing and enjoying every dive.

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Explore inclusion practices in physical education and sport

Adapted Physical Education and Sport, 6th Edition provides you with the most up-to-date information on the subject.

Several chapters have been revised to detail relevant inclusion practices and applications in both physical education and sport.

The guide includes a web resource which features 26 video clips to explain health-related tests that may apply to students with disabilities.

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Books, PE News

Practical physical education for nursery and primary school children

This thoroughly updated edition focuses on preparing physical education teachers to deliver practical lessons and activities for both nursery and primary school children.

Developmental Physical Education for All Children, 5th Edition has been updated for the first time in over a decade.

It maintains the solid foundations and instructions while equipping teachers for success in the 21st century.

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Survey calls for more physical education and clearer food labelling to tackle obesity crisis

A new poll has been conducted to coincide with the launch of this week’s annual ‘JanUary’ campaign (formerly National Obesity Awareness Week).

The ComRes poll found that a third of Britons believe more physical education at school and clearer food labelling would be most effective for tackling the obesity crisis.

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