Month: September 2016

‘Run and Talk’ campaign launched by England Athletics

To support World Mental Health Day on the 10th October, England Athletics is encouraging the nation to #runandtalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running.

UKSCA Annual Conference 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be attending the UKSCA Annual Conference taking place form 16th September until 18th September at the Jurys Inn Island Hotel, Leicestershire. Speakers at this prestigious event include Human Kinetics author of Essentials of Strength Training and Condition 4th edition, G. Gregory Haff. Greg will be doing a presentation on ‘cluster sets: current methods for introducing variations to training sets’. Human Kinetics will be there selling numerous books, come and say hello.

Tennis Coach Ireland National Conference

This year’s Tennis Coach Ireland National Conference will take place at Dublin City University on 25th September. The conference is open to qualified coaches through recognised training systems. Speakers at this year’s event include former International Tennis Federation members such as Dave Miley, David Wilson and Robert Cherry. There will also be a talk from LTA Master Performance Coach, Kris Soutar. Human Kinetics books will be available to buy at the event. Find out more

Children’s packed lunches not meeting nutritional standards

A new study published yesterday has found only a small proportion of children’s pack lunches are meeting nutritional standards. Almost half of all primary school pupils take a packed lunch to school, however researchers from the University of Leeds found that just 1.6 per cent of these packed lunches met the nutritional standards set for their classmates eating in the school canteen.