Month: July 2010

Exercising after heatstroke

One study of distance runners who had had heatstroke and underwent repeated liver biopsies, indicated that their livers were still recovering four months later.

No special rewards for winners

Hard on the heels of new Government plans to revive competitive games for children comes new research revealing that thousands of schools choose not to single out the winners of pupils’ Sports Day competitions. A survey of almost 300 primary and secondary schools found that nine percent of schools refuse to single out the winners of races at all, preferring instead to reward all participating pupils.

Complete guide to health and activity

Why waste time wading through the plethora of guidelines on physical activity and health published by various government agencies and professional organizations when this book has already done it for you? Information is available from all manner of sources and locations such as government documents, press releases and Web sites and finding specific guidelines can be a time consuming and frustrating exercise. Physical Activity and Health Guidelines puts all this current information at your fingertips for instant access.