Should children be identified from an early age as genetically gifted, thereby providing them with an early entry into some targeted sport? We’ve certainly seen cases where gifted athletes find success in sports that were pushed on them as young children, but should this be further supported by genetic testing?
Leading experts in exercise and weight management have taken strong exception to assertions that exercise can inhibit weight loss by over-stimulating the appetite. Responding to a statement recently published online and in print, John Jakicic, who chairs a committee on obesity prevention and treatment for the American College of Sports Medicine said “There is strong evidence from the majority of the scientific literature that physical activity is an important component for initial weight loss.”
Human Kinetics Europe’s Finance Director, Graham Wilson, has joined the Board of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) in the role of Non-Executive Director.
“Sports Cardiology: From Theory to Practice” focuses on sudden death in the young athlete
Offers both exercise and health professionals the latest research and applications for integrating exercise into the treatment of 49 chronic diseases and disabilities.
Women’s Boxing is not the only sport to be granted Olympic status. Golf is set to return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence in 2016, and rugby sevens will also be recommended to be part of that year’s Games.
With the increasing availability of a variety of climbing venues such as indoor climbing gyms and leisure centres with climbing walls, it’s now easier than ever to try this exhilarating sport.
Overall, this means that those climbers who took dex felt better, were able to do more, and probably experienced fewer altitude-related discomforts than both other groups.