The Fifteenth Annual Congress of the ECSS is being held in Antalya, Turkey and over 1800 abstracts have been accepted for presentation
It is a reference for researchers in movement science, experimental psychology and neuroscience and also a supplementary text for undergraduate or post-graduate courses covering special topics.
Traditional stretches, such as people bending over to touch their toes or stretch their legs on a fence, often cause the muscles to tighten rather than relax which is the exact opposite of what is needed for physical activity.
One of the many strengths of Fundamentals of Motor Behavior is its focus on the real-world application of the information presented. The text takes concepts taught in advanced motor behaviour courses and shows how they are relevant to everyday living. With this approach, even students who know nothing about the subject will feel comfortable learning new terms and material. The book first defines motor behaviour and explains how students can apply it to pursue various academic and professional career paths. It then discusses the concepts and principles of motor behaviour that students will need in order to pursue a career in the field.
In a controlled test, a group that had undergone three sessions of ego-boosting hypnosis out-performed a similar group who had just watched sporting videos.
Primary school teachers of Physical Education are facing growing demands for accountability while being asked to address the needs of increasingly diverse classes of students. Unfortunately, the one-size-fits-all approach does not allow teachers to adequately address those needs, leaving many frustrated and overworked as they try to make do with a curriculum that doesn’t really work. Enter Everyone Can!: Skill Development and Assessment in Elementary Physical Education. This book and Web site package offers a wealth of information that addresses the needs of all students.
With a challenging and diverse programme, fantastic networking opportunities, exciting social events, and 400 slots reserved for delegate presentations, there is something for everyone at the 2010 BASES Annual conference
Register for the Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week before April 30th and you could win a visit to your school by Olympic Gold Medallist Denise Lewis