Basketball now ranks as the second most popular international team sport behind football and the sport’s hierarchy are keen to widen its appeal ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.
By awarding the new education logo to schools and colleges which successfully join the Get Set network, London 2012 is able to recognise and reward places of learning where inspiring work around the Olympic values of friendship, excellence and respect and the Paralympic Values of inspiration, courage, determination and equality is taking place.”
What sort of a society is it that brands 11 million parents as potential paedophiles by saying they have to go through a CRB check before they can even give a lift to their children’s friends?
The benefits of strength training for young people are clearly documented, but many teachers, fitness instructors and youth coaches are unsure how to proceed.
One in five children interviewed in a recent survey said said exercise was “a chore” that was only needed by people who are overweight.
Motivating kids to exercise just got lot easier thanks to this innovative DVD that incorporates rap with lessons about basic anatomy, healthy lifestyles and fitness.
Dr Costas Karageorghis, calls music sport’s “legal drug”, capable of increasing performance by 20 percent while reducing an athlete’s perception of effort by 10 percent.
This popular resource has been updated for 2009 to highlight how schools can adopt a whole school approach to physical activity.